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Aquaplex Aquatic Sports


Intro To Springboard Diving

Intro To Springboard Diving

As part of the Introduction to Springboard Diving course students will learn basics of competitive Springboard Diving sport including diving safety and the fundamentals to the sport. The class will go through diving progression from the deck to both the 1 and 3-meter springboards. Students have the choice to perform the course skills from the 1 and 3-meter springboards (* Skills off the 3-meter are not required). This course is designed for students with minimal to no previous experience in Springboard Diving but are interested in learning the sport and having fun.

Course Prerequisites: Students must successfully pass the Aztec Aquaplex deep-water swim test* prior to participating in the Intro to Springboard Diving course.

*Aztec Aquaplex deep-water swim test:

The first part of the swim test consists of swimming 25 yards freestyle at the surface without stopping or touching the bottom of the pool. The second part of the test consists of treading water for 30 seconds.

Recommended course participant age: 6-17 years old

Course Objectives:

  • Diving positions- straight, tuck, and pike
  • Feet first entries
  • Head first entries and diving from the side of the pool in the kneeling, fall in and stride position
  • Forward approach and hurdle on the springboard
  • Forward dive straight, tuck and pike
  • Diving board safety

CLASS SIZE: Min. 3 / Max. 9

Intro To Water Polo

Intro To Water Polo

As part of the Introduction to Water Polo course students will learn the fundamentals of water polo in a fun and safe environment. This course is designed for students with minimal or no previous water polo experience, but is interested in learning the sport and having fun. Students will learn the basics of the sport and practice different water polo skills in-group and individual activities.

Course Prerequisites/Requirements: Students must successfully pass the Aztec Aquaplex deep-water swim test* prior to participating in the Intro to Water Polo course.

As this course involves consistent swimming, we recommend participants can comfortably swim and tread water/float for the duration of the 40-minute class (with periodic breaks)

*Aztec Aquaplex deep-water swim test:

The first part of the swim test consists of swimming 25 yards freestyle at the surface without stopping or touching the bottom of the pool. The second part of the test consists of treading water for 30 seconds.

Recommended participant age: 7-17 years old

Course Objectives:

  • Treading water techniques
  • Passing
  • Ball control & play setup
  • Shooting
  • Drills and swimming techniques
  • Water polo sport safety

CLASS SIZE: Min. 3 / Max. 9

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