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Swiminc Inc.

We are a 501(c)(3) community based, private non­profit organization that was established for the purpose of running the Worthington Pools and all of the programs located at the center of this community resource. We are run by an all volunteer Board of Directors drawn from the Worthington community. Swiminc was incorporated in May 1953 by members of the Worthington community working with the Worthington School District and it has operated the Worthington Pools pursuant to a long term lease with the Worthington School District, the owner of the property, since 1957.

 

We are the custodian of over 60 years of tradition in Worthington, and we are dedicated to ensuring these traditions of the community are available for decades to come.

Mission

We are committed to providing the finest programs, services, and facilities to enrich the member experience and to foster a lifetime appreciation of and involvement in wellness, recreation, and competitive sport.

Board of Directors

Tammy Ament

Term expires 2020

Mike Brokaw

Term expires 2022

Jamie DeCarlo

Term expires 2020

Jason Frantz

Term expires 2022

Phil Hein

Term expires 2021

Mike Keller

Term expires 2022

Kerri Rathburn

WSC Booster Rep.
ex officio, no term

Rob Schmidt

President
Term expires 2019

Doug Southgate

Term expires 2022

Debbie Tschofen

Vice President
Term expires 2020

Jeff West

Treasurer
Term expires 2019

Mike Wright

Term expires 2022

Rob Vodinelic

Secretary
Term expires 2021

What Level Should Should My Child Be In?

How Old is Your Child? 18 Months to 5 Years 3 to 6 Years 6 to 17 Years

18 Months to 5 Years 3 to 6 Years 6 to 17 Years

Turtle Eggs

Parent/Child Class

Parents and children (ages 18 months up to 5 years) learn together to increase a child's comfort level in the water and build a foundation of basic skills, such as arm and leg movements and breath control. Class is taught using guided discovery methods along with songs and games.


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Can your child glide on their front for 2 body lengths with their face in the water? No Yes

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Level 1

Introduction to Water Skills: helps students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely. This is the basic beginner level for those as young as 3. Instructors utilize flotation aides to allow the child to develop better swimming habits.


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Can your child swim, using combined arm & leg actions for 3–6 body lengths? No Yes

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Level 2

Fundamental Aquatic Skills: gives students success with fundamental skills and learn to float without support. Learn basic self-help rescue skills.
Pre-Requisite: The student must be able to do 3 bobs in a row, with their whole head submerged for seconds. The student must be able to do a front and back float, with support, for 5 seconds. Ages 4 and over.

 

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Can your child push off from the wall & swim using combined arm & leg actions for 5–10 body lengths? No Yes

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Level 2.5

Building Aquatic Skills: Gives continued support of basic swim and floating skills while increasing endurance for greater swim distances.
Pre-Requisite: The student must be able to float unsupported on their front and back for 5 seconds. The student must be able to demonstrate swimming on their front and back with any combination of arms, legs, and breathing, without support, for 15 ft. The student must be able to tread water, with support, for 15 seconds. Ages 4 and over.

 

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Level 3

Stroke Development: builds on the skills in Level 2 by providing additional guided practice. Students learn to coordinate front and back crawl. Introduce elementary backstroke and the fundamentals of treading water.
Pre-Requisite: The student must be able to swim on their front and back, with any combination of arms, legs, and breathing, without support, for 25 ft. The student must be able to tread water for 15 seconds. Ages 5 and over. Goggles recommended.

 

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Can your child glide on his/her front for 2 body lengths with his/her face in the water? No Yes

Yes No

Level 1

Description

 

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Can your child swim, using combined arm & leg actions for 3–6 body lengths? No Yes

Yes No

Level 2

Fundamental Aquatic Skills: gives students success with fundamental skills and learn to float without support. Learn basic self-help rescue skills.
Pre-Requisite: The student must be able to do 3 bobs in a row, with their whole head submerged for seconds. The student must be able to do a front and back float, with support, for 5 seconds. Ages 4 and over.

 

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Can your child push off from the wall, swim using combined arm & leg actions for 5–10 body lengths? No Yes

Yes No

Level 2.5

Building Aquatic Skills: Gives continued support of basic swim and floating skills while increasing endurance for greater swim distances.
Pre-Requisite: The student must be able to float unsupported on their front and back for 5 seconds. The student must be able to demonstrate swimming on their front and back with any combination of arms, legs, and breathing, without support, for 15 ft. The student must be able to tread water, with support, for 15 seconds. Ages 4 and over.

 

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Can your child push off from the wall, swim front crawl for 15yrds & elementary backstroke for 15yrds? No Yes

Yes No

Level 3

Stroke Development: builds on the skills in Level 2 by providing additional guided practice. Students learn to coordinate front and back crawl. Introduce elementary backstroke and the fundamentals of treading water.
Pre-Requisite: The student must be able to swim on their front and back, with any combination of arms, legs, and breathing, without support, for 25 ft. The student must be able to tread water for 15 seconds. Ages 5 and over. Goggles recommended.

 

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Can your child swim: 25yrds front crawl, 25yrds elementary backstroke, 15yrds breaststroke & 15yrds backstroke? No Yes

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Level 4

Stroke Improvement: develops confidence in the strokes learned and to improve other aquatic skills. Introduces breaststroke, sidestroke and wall turns.
Pre-Requisite: The student must be able to swim front crawl with rotary breathing and elementary backstroke for 15 yards per stroke to the level 3 standard. The student must be able to tread water for 30 seconds. Ages 6 and over. Goggles recommended.

 

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Can your child swim: 50yrds front crawl, 50yrds elementary backstroke, 25yrds breaststroke & 25yrds backstroke in good form? No Yes

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Level 5

Stroke Refinement: provides further coordination and refinement of strokes. Introduce the butterfly, open turns, feet-first surface dives. Increase swim distances.
Pre-Requisite: The student must be able to swim front crawl and elementary backstroke for 25 yards per stroke to the level 4 standards as well as the breaststroke and back crawl for 15 yards per stroke also to the level 4 standards. The student must be able to tread water for 2 minutes. Ages 6 and over. Goggles recommended.

 

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Level 6

See Pre-Competitive Swimming Below
 
 

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