Water Ballet Lessons

Parkcrest offers water ballet lessons from 10:45am-12:15pm during both lesson sessions. Participants may enroll in either Monday/Wednesday classes or Tuesday/Thursday classes, with classes also being held on Fridays (alternating weeks).

WATER BALLET LESSON PREREQUISITES

Level 1 (Beginner):  1) Have NOT performed in Water Ballet show or taken Water Ballet lessons previously; OR 2) under 8 years old. (lesson in shallow end of lap pool)

Level 2 (Intermediate): Have performed in show AND over 8 years old AND passed out of Level 1. (lesson in diving well)

Level 3 (Advanced): Have performed in show for 3+ years and passed out of Level 2. (lesson in diving well)

 

Water Ballet Lesson Level Guidelines

Participants in LEVEL 1:

–Most first-time participants or young children

–Should be able to float on front and back

–Should be comfortable with putting face in water/putting head underwater

–Should be strong enough swimmer to be able to swim without support (lessons are in the shallow end of the big pool)

Participants in LEVEL 2:

–Strong underwater swimmer

–Should be able to tread water/skull

–Should be able to float on front and back

–Comfortable swimming in deep water (lessons are in the diving well)

–Should be able to do back and front somersaults

–Should be able to do basic water ballet moves, such as:

-Water Ballet Leg

-Eiffel Tower

-Somersub

-Clam/Split Clam

-Tub -Back Dolphin

Participants in LEVEL 3:

–Passed out of Water Ballet levels 1 and 2

–Strong underwater swimmer

–Should be able to tread water/skull

–Should be able to float on front and back

–Comfortable swimming in deep water (lessons are in the diving well)

–Should be able to do back and front somersaults

–Should be able to certain Level 2 water ballet moves, such as:

-Kip/Split Kip

-Jumpover/Stacey Move

-Catalina/Subalina

-Front Dolphin

-Swordfish

-Double Water Ballet Leg

-Back/Front Walkover

–Should be willing to try more advanced moves