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Swim Safely

Give children the skills to enjoy outdoor swimming safely

Swimming Academy

Learn to Swim Safely

Dana Club has it’s very own teaching academy called SwimSafe.  We teach children from any age and reward their progress with certificates of achievement. Every year the lifeguard team host a swimming competition for their students, which over the years has become one of Dana Clubs annual highlights with great support from parents of the little swimmers.

Swim-Safe

Levels

We reward their progress with certificates of achievement

Dana Club has it’s very own teaching academy called SwimSafe.  We teach children from any age and reward their progress with certificates of achievement.

Level 1 *EXPLORER* (STARFISH)

This level will introduce children with little or no experience in the water. Most of the children at this level is afraid to enter the water. This level 1 program will help them develop to build confidence in the water.

AIMS
-Safe entry
-Water confidence
-Able to put the face in the water
-Can blow bubbles
-Prone float

ACTIVITIES
-Teach the kids how to enter the water safely
-Pretending to wash the face
-Practice how to put their face in the water
-Blowing bubbles
-Walking in the water with paddle hands
-Kicking at the edge of the pool
-Kicking with board assisted by the instructor
-Prone float assisted by the instructor
-Games activity, Finding Nemo
-Safe exit

ABILITY ASSESSMENT:
-Breath holding 10 seconds
-Rhythms breathing/bubbles
-Prone floating
-Star floating
-Streamlining

Level 2 *ADVENTURER* (SEAHORSE)

This level will focus the coordination of kicking, breathing and arm movement. We will also include jumping and submersion.

AIMS
-Push and glide with kicking
-Able to swim several distances with breathing and able to coordinate arms, legs and breathing
-Understand breathing technique
-Streamline for few meters

ACTIVITIES
-Practice kicking with hands holding at pool edge
-Kick with board
-Prone float
-Push and glide with kick board
-Push and glide without kick board
-Arm practice at the pool edge (big circle arm)
-Arm practice with board and kicking legs
-Games activity
-Coordination of arms, legs and breathing
-Jumping in the water

ABILITY ASSESSMENT:
-Breath holding 15 seconds
-Streamlining with flutter kick
-Arms paddling movement
-Legs flutter kick movement
-Big circle arm
-Jumping

Level 3 *ACHIEVER* (STINGRAY)

Children at this level will be able to swim 25m continuously without stopping. We will introduce the freestyle movement with proper side breathing. We will also introduce the backstroke and breaststroke.

AIMS
-Able to swim 25m with well-coordinated freestyle
-Able to do proper diving
-Able to coordinate arms and legs with backstroke and breaststroke
-Able to do side breathing

ACTIVITIES
-Review the previous skill level as part of warm up for 5 to 10 minutes
-Strengthen the legs by using kick board with flutter kick
-Strengthen the arm by using kick board
-Whole strokes practice like freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke over the distance of the pool
-Practice diving

ABILITY ASSESSMENT:
-Freestyle arms and legs coordination
-Breaststroke arms and legs coordination
-Backstroke arms and legs coordination
-Swim 25 meters freestyle
-Swim 25 meters breaststroke
-Swim 25 meters backstroke
-Diving/Sliding
-Submerging

Level 4 *COMPETITIVE* (DOLPHIN)

This level will focus on strengthening the legs and arms, competitive strokes of freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke and butterfly.

AIMS
-Able to swim back and forth in each stroke for the length of the pool
-Dive and swim
-Perform butterfly properly
-Able to do the tumble turn
-Increase cardiovascular fitness and strength

ACTIVITIES
-Review the previous skills as a warm up for 10 minutes
-Practice the legs and arms for speed
-Practice speed in each stroke
-Sprinting
-Focus butterfly stroke

ABILITY ASSESSMENT:
-Competitive freestyle
-Competitive breaststroke
-Well-coordinated butterfly
-Swim 50 meters freestyle
-Swim 50 meters breaststroke
-Swim 50 meters backstroke
-Swim 50 meters butterfly
-Speed target

MOTHER & CHILD SWIMMING LESSON *THE MINNOWS*

Mother & Child classes are for children between 6 months and 3 years old. These classes will focus more on teaching the mother how to teach their child. Such as hand holding, songs, games, cuing, glides, passes, scoops. The Instructor will explain to the mother the importance of familiarization in the water at a young age. In this class the mother is required to enter the water with their child. Mother & Child classes will be run with an instructor and up to 10 participants which includes the mother and the child. This class should require a 1:1 ratio of mother to child in the water. Meaning one mother, with one child.

Modern Gyms

Two Gyms (Tawash & Bahar) one available for Ladies Only & one Mixed

Kids Play Area

Kids Gym (Rakam) Kids Activities Room (Galgi), Outdoor Kids Playground

Members Lounge

Dorrah Adults Lounge,Nimro Family Lounge, Lulu Lobby Lounge.

Massage Services

Let our specialised therapists massage your tension away (Discounted for members)

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Swimming Academy

Swim Safe 4 step process

The safety of our members and guests is our priority, which is why we have a highly experienced team of lifeguards on hand to take care of you, whilst you enjoy the water.

Appointment

Get an Appointment with Trainer

Registration

Get your registration done

Package

Choose your Package

Start Swimming

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FAQ

Questions about the Swimming Pools

We have two beautiful pools.  We have an outdoor pool, which has a kiddies pool attached as well as a hot tub.  This pool has a large deck area for you to relax on with full F&B service.  We have an indoor pool which is ladies only on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday.  This pool has poolside bar to order drinks and food from.

Swimming Classes – Dana Club has its own swim academy called SwimSafe.  We offer lessons for children and adults of any age.  We have a range of packages to suit your needs and times.  Twice a year DC hosts a swimming competition for the children to show their parents how well they are doing.

Yes, we do.  At the Jump gym, we run regular challenges and events for kids to participate in.  This keeps them motivated and it’s a lot of fun.

At Dana Club we focus on providing something for all the family and an important part of this is providing activities for children.  We have an indoor activity area called Galgi.  This is a fully staffed operation where you can safely leave your children to play and learn. We offer a wide range of varied activities at the weekend.

We have two full sized professional courts available for our members. We offer tennis lessons for the absolute beginner all the way through to high standard players.  We offer lesson for kids too.  Courts are available for booking for games.

Yes, we do our kids gym is called “Jump”.  It is a fully staffed and equipped gym for our younger members.

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