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The Guppy class is designed for children ages 7-9 and teaches them how to use controlled movements and breath control as they coordinate their swim strokes. In this swimming class, your child will:




  • Learn controlled movements while swimming.


  • Learn how to breathe while performing swimming skills.


  • Be introduced to basic swim movements.


  • Perform front floats and kicks with control.


  • Master breath control with nose and mouth




Which Level Should I Sign My Child Up For?
Level 1
By the end of Level 1 participants will be able to:




  • Enter independently, using either the ladder, steps, or side, travel 5 yards, bob 3 times then safely exit the water. (Can walk, move along the gutter or swim)


  • Glide on front at least 2 body lengths, roll to a back float for 3 seconds and recover to a vertical position (Can be performed with support)




Level 2
By the end of Level 2 participants will be able to:




  • Step from side into chest deep water, move into a front float for 5 seconds, roll to back, float for 5 seconds then return to a vertical position.


  • Move into a back float for 5 seconds, roll to the front then recover to a vertical position.


  • Push off and swim using combined arm and leg action on front for 5 body lengths, roll to back, float for 15 seconds, roll to the front then continue swimming 5 body lengths. (Can assist when they are taking a breath)




Level 3
By the end of Level 3 participants will be able to:




  • Start to show stroke proficiency in front crawl and elementary backstroke. Demonstrate comfort in deep water.


  • Jump into deep water from the side, swim front crawl for 15 yards, maintain position by treading or floating for 30 seconds and swim elementary backstroke for 15 yards.




Level 4
By the end of Level 4 participants will be able to:




  • Perform a feet first entry into deep water, swim front crawl for 25 yards, change direction and position as necessary and swim elementary backstroke for 25 yards.


  • Swim breaststroke for 15 yards, change directions and position as necessary and swim back crawl for 15 yards.





Parents will need to create an account at www.allentownparksandrec.com, receive approval, and then register their child before the start of the program.
 
For more information, please contact the City’s Department of Parks & Recreation at (610) 437-7750.

Locations: Cedar Beach 101 N Ott St. Allentown PA 18104
                 Mack Pool 1901 Mack Blvd Allentown, PA 18103

Date: Monday-Thursday from June 5th through September 1st 

Time: 6:45pm - 7:15pm
         7:20pm - 7:50pm

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Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
 
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Session 1 - Guppy- Level 1 
7 - 9 N/A MTuWTh  06/05/2023 - 06/15/2023
06:45 PM - 07:15 PM

Cedar Beach Pool
$50.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
Session 1 runs Monday through Thursday June 5th through June 16th from 6:45 to 7:15pm Fridays are build in as a rain / make up date
 
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Session 1 - Guppy- Level 2 
7 - 9 N/A MTuWTh  06/05/2023 - 06/15/2023
06:45 PM - 07:15 PM

Cedar Beach Pool
$50.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
Session 1 runs Monday through Thursday June 5th through June 16th from 6:45 to 7:15pm Fridays are build in as a rain / make up date
 
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Session 1 - Guppy- Level 3 
7 - 9 N/A MTuWTh  06/05/2023 - 06/15/2023
07:20 PM - 07:50 PM

Cedar Beach Pool
$50.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
Session 1 runs Monday through Thursday June 5th through June 16th from 7:20pm to 7:50pm Fridays are build in as a rain / make up date
 
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Session 1 - Guppy- Level 4 
7 - 9 N/A MTuWTh  06/05/2023 - 06/15/2023
07:20 PM - 07:50 PM

Cedar Beach Pool
$50.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
Session 1 runs Monday through Thursday June 5th through June 16th from 7:20-7:50pm Fridays are build in as a rain / make up date
 
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Session 2 - Guppy- Level 1 
7 - 9 N/A MTuWTh  06/26/2023 - 07/06/2023
06:45 PM - 07:15 PM

Mack Pool
$50.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
Session 2 runs Monday through Thursday June 26th through July 7th from 6:45 to 7:15pm Fridays are build in as a rain / make up date
 
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Session 2 - Guppy- Level 2 
7 - 9 N/A MTuWTh  06/26/2023 - 07/06/2023
06:45 PM - 07:15 PM

Mack Pool
$50.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
Session 2 runs Monday through Thursday June 26th through July 7th from 6:45 to 7:15pm Fridays are build in as a rain / make up date
 
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Session 2 - Guppy- Level 3 
7 - 9 N/A MTuWTh  06/26/2023 - 07/06/2023
07:20 PM - 07:50 PM

Mack Pool
$50.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
Session 2 runs Monday through Thursday June 26th through July 7th from 7:20 to 7:50pm Fridays are build in as a rain / make up date
 
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Session 2 - Guppy- Level 4 
7 - 9 N/A MTuWTh  06/26/2023 - 07/06/2023
07:20 PM - 07:50 PM

Mack Pool
$50.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
Session 2 runs Monday through Thursday June 26th through July 7th from 7:20 to 7:50pm Fridays are build in as a rain / make up date
 
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Session 3 - Guppy- Level 1 
7 - 9 N/A MTuWTh  07/10/2023 - 07/20/2023
06:45 PM - 07:15 PM

Mack Pool
$50.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
Session 3 runs Monday through Thursday July 10th through July 21st from 6:45 to 7:15pm Fridays are build in as a rain / make up date
 
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Session 3 - Guppy- Level 2 
7 - 9 N/A MTuWTh  07/10/2023 - 07/20/2023
06:45 PM - 07:15 PM

Mack Pool
$50.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
Session 3 runs Monday through Thursday July 10th through July 21st from 6:45 to 7:15pm Fridays are build in as a rain / make up date
 
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Session 3 - Guppy- Level 3 
7 - 9 N/A MTuWTh  07/10/2023 - 07/20/2023
07:20 PM - 07:50 PM

Mack Pool
$50.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
Session 3 runs Monday through Thursday July 10th through July 21st from 7:20 to 7:50pm Fridays are build in as a rain / make up date
 
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Session 3 - Guppy- Level 4 
7 - 9 N/A MTuWTh  07/10/2023 - 07/20/2023
07:20 PM - 07:50 PM

Mack Pool
$50.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
Session 3 runs Monday through Thursday July 10th through July 21st from 7:20 to 7:50pm Fridays are build in as a rain / make up date
 
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Session 4 - Guppy- Level 1 
7 - 9 N/A MTuWTh  07/24/2023 - 08/03/2023
06:45 PM - 07:15 PM

Mack Pool
$50.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
Session 4 runs Monday through Thursday July 24th through August 4th from 6:45 to 7:15pm Fridays are build in as a rain / make up date
 
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Session 4 - Guppy- Level 2 
7 - 9 N/A MTuWTh  07/24/2023 - 08/03/2023
06:45 PM - 07:15 PM

Mack Pool
$50.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
Session 4 runs Monday through Thursday July 24th through August 4th from 6:45 to 7:15pm Fridays are build in as a rain / make up date
 
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Session 4 - Guppy- Level 3 
7 - 9 N/A MTuWTh  07/24/2023 - 08/03/2023
07:20 PM - 07:50 PM

Mack Pool
$50.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
Session 4 runs Monday through Thursday July 24th through August 4th from 7:20 to 7:50pm Fridays are build in as a rain / make up date
 
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Session 4 - Guppy- Level 4 
7 - 9 N/A MTuWTh  07/24/2023 - 08/03/2023
07:20 PM - 07:50 PM

Mack Pool
$50.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
Session 4 runs Monday through Thursday July 24th through August 4th from 7:20 to 7:50pm Fridays are build in as a rain / make up date
 
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Session 5 - Guppy- Level 1 
7 - 9 N/A MTuWTh  08/07/2023 - 08/17/2023
06:45 PM - 07:15 PM

Mack Pool
$50.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
Session 5 runs Monday through Thursday August 7th through August 18th from 6:45 to 7:15pm Fridays are build in as a rain / make up date
 
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Session 5 - Guppy- Level 2 
7 - 9 N/A MTuWTh  08/07/2023 - 08/17/2023
06:45 PM - 07:15 PM

Mack Pool
$50.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
Session 5 runs Monday through Thursday August 7th through August 18th from 6:45 to 7:15pm Fridays are build in as a rain / make up date
 
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Session 5 - Guppy- Level 3 
7 - 9 N/A MTuWTh  08/07/2023 - 08/17/2023
07:20 PM - 07:50 PM

Mack Pool
$50.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
Session 5 runs Monday through Thursday August 7th through August 18th from 7:20 to 7:50pm Fridays are build in as a rain / make up date
 
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Session 5 - Guppy- Level 4 
7 - 9 N/A MTuWTh  08/07/2023 - 08/17/2023
07:20 PM - 07:50 PM

Mack Pool
$50.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
Session 5 runs Monday through Thursday August 7th through August 18th from 7:20 to 7:50pm Fridays are build in as a rain / make up date
 
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Session 6 - Guppy- Level 1 
7 - 9 N/A MTuWTh  08/21/2023 - 08/31/2023
06:45 PM - 07:15 PM

Cedar Beach Pool
$50.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
Session 6 runs Monday through Thursday August 21st through September 1st from 6:45 to 7:15pm Fridays are build in as a rain / make up date
 
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Session 6 - Guppy- Level 2 
7 - 9 N/A MTuWTh  08/21/2023 - 08/31/2023
06:45 PM - 07:15 PM

Cedar Beach Pool
$50.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
Session 6 runs Monday through Thursday August 21st through September 1st from 6:45 to 7:15pm Fridays are build in as a rain / make up date
 
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Session 6 - Guppy- Level 3 
7 - 9 N/A MTuWTh  08/21/2023 - 08/31/2023
07:20 PM - 07:50 PM

Cedar Beach Pool
$50.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
Session 6 runs Monday through Thursday August 21st through September 1st from 6:45 to 7:15pm Fridays are build in as a rain / make up date
 
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Session 6 - Guppy- Level 4 
7 - 9 N/A MTuWTh  08/21/2023 - 08/31/2023
07:20 PM - 07:50 PM

Cedar Beach Pool
$50.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
Session 6 runs Monday through Thursday August 21st through September 1st from 6:45 to 7:15pm Fridays are build in as a rain / make up date
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