Swim Lessons NO CLASS 7/1. LEVEL I/II - INTRODUCTION TO WATER SKILLS - is a combined class designed to instruct beginning swimmers with elementary water skills necessary for success. Participants will learn fundamental skills such as breathing control, kicking, floating, and paddling on their front and back without the use of floatation devices. Through the support of their instructor, children will gain the confidence and skills necessary for safe and independent swimming. PREREQUISITES: Participants must be ages 5 to 15 and demonstrate that they can hold the pool wall safely during the first class session. Class may be repeated as necessary.