Preparing for Class and What to Bring
Prior to Starting Your Lessons
Use our web site information as your Orientation Class
Our book, Learn to Swim, is your text book. Read pages 1-53 before attending classes. Familiarize yourself with safe entries, how to hold your child, format of activities.
Practice playful water pouring activities in the bath (page 38).
Baby's swim suit (preferably with snug elastic around the legs) One or two piece sun protection suits are also permissible.
Swim Diaper--disposable or reusable.
Spare regular diaper, spare swim diaper.
Swim Suit for parent (sun protection rash guard also permissible/ advisable).
Child safe sun block applied 1/2 hour before class so it can absorb and do its job and so children are not slippery in our hands.
Ear drops for after swimming ( OTC brands include, Star Otic, Water Baby, Swim Ear, Auro Dri)
Towels for parent and child
Any change of clothes necessary for after class.
First Day of Class
Please come 10 minutes early for check-in.
FAU Main Aquatic Center only--bring your driver's license number, vehicle tag number to the registration table and $15 if you wish to receive a FAU parking permit. You will be completing an FAU parking permit form.
On the first day of class, there will be a brief orientation meeting before entering the pool.
Our facilities include bathrooms, showers, changing areas, chairs and tables. You may also change your children on the deck area using your beach towel.
A receptacle is provided for disposal of diapers. Please do not leave wet swim diapers on the deck or tables.
Absolutely no smoking.
Because of ants and bugs, please snack outside the pool deck area and dispose of all waste immediately in the trash cans provided.
No gum chewing in the pool (choking hazard) or on the deck.
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