Mermaiding

Beginner

For swimmers in Waterloo White through Novice 1 levels, or with comparable skills.

Goals

  1. Mermaiding Safety Rules
  2. Mermaid floating, undulation, and sculling
  3. Deep-dive retrievals and recoveries
  4. Environmental awareness and water conservation

Specifications

This is a monthly enrollment which will require notice no later than the 25th of the current month for withdrawal. Swimmers must have graduated from Orange OR been evaluated to join the class. The class is 45 minutes in length and the cost is $60/month. Drop-in rates of $15/class are also available as space allows. Classes will be held in the teaching pool with a ratio of 4 mermaids to 1 instructor.

Advanced

For swimmers in Waterloo Novice 2 and above who would like to explore mermaiding as a form of fitness and enjoyment.

Goals

  1. Develop speed and stamina in a monofin
  2. Deep underwater exploration
  3. Environmental awareness and water conservation
  4. Build strength and endurance with dolphin kick

Specifications

This is a monthly enrollment which will require notice no later than the 25th of the current month for withdrawal. Swimmers must have graduated from Novice 1 OR be evaluated to join the class. The class is 45 minutes in length and the cost is $60/month. Drop-in rates of $15/class are also available as space allows. Classes will be held in the Olympic pool with a ratio of 6 mermaids to 1 instructor.

Adults

For swimmers in Advanced Adult classes and above who would like to explore mermaiding as a form of fitness and enjoyment.

Goals

  1. Develop speed and stamina in a monofin
  2. Deep underwater exploration
  3. Environmental awareness and water conservation
  4. Build strength and endurance with dolphin kick

Specifications

This is a monthly enrollment which will require notice no later than the 25th of the current month for withdrawal. Swimmers must have graduated from Beginner Adults OR be evaluated to join the class. The class is 45 minutes in length and the cost is $60/month. Drop-in rates of $15/class are also available as space allows. Classes will be held in the Olympic pool with a ratio of 6 mermaids to 1 instructor.