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Course Description
Adventure Aquatics is NOT a learn to swim course.  This class has been designed to engage students in aquatic sports of all intensities to enhance their their healthy lifestyles.  With units ranging from snorkeling to canoeing students can expect to find new ways to enhance their physical health.
 
Agenda
Day 1
Welcome to class! 
Today we will discuss what the course is about and what the class procedures and expectations are.  At the end of the class we will do locker assignments.

HOMEWORK:
Bring these items to the next class:
  1. towel
  2. swimsuit
  3. notepad (this will live on the pool deck so a multi subject notebook will NOT work)
  4. gym shoes
  5. gym clothes

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Day 2
HOMEWORK CHECK 60 points


Today we will do some pretest skills that will help you evaluate you level of physical fitness.
  1. quarter mile swim with fins (400 meters)
  2. 15 minutes treading
  3. explosive kick strength
  4. sit-and-reach
  5. shoulder flexibility measurement 

Water Aerobics


Aqua Aerobics!

In this unit we will use different equipment including noodles, weights, aqua belts, and kick boards to learn about this low impact form of exercise.  This is good for the joints and helps to improve flexibility.   Students will also learn some basic anatomy in this unit to become more aware of the body parts that they are working.
Day 9 - 16
Diving
  • sitting
  • kneeling
  • standing compact
  • standing stride
  • starting block 
  • forward dives on spring board
  • back dive on spring board
Days 17-21
Water Badminton
  • lob shot
  • drop shot
  • doubles tournament 
     
Days 22-26
Cardboard Boat Regatta 
This is a group project and you will only have 3 days to research and construct the boat. To Build the boat, you can only use duct tape and cardboard.  On the 4th day you will race your boat out on the water to see it's construction can hold.
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