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Mermaid Swim Section III

$149

with Angelina Dapolito

Calendar Aug 9, 2022 at 8 am, runs for 5 weeks

Explore your Inner Mermaid!

This full-body exercise, in a heated outside pool, will work your core, strengthen your muscles, and have you gliding through the water in a mermaid tail and fin in no time. A feel-good class for women of all ages (18+) with a musical warmup, aquatic exercises, and synchronized fin swimming for beginners. These are structured classes that are progressive workouts from week to week to increase strength, confidence, endurance, and swimming techniques for mermaiding. A certified and enthusiastic instructor (mermaid) will swim right beside you. In class mermaid tail and fin provided. Limited to 6 participants.

Registration closes at noon on 8/9. Free on-street parking is available until 10 AM.

Prerequisites: Must be able to swim and feel comfortable in the water.

Required: Chart for your Mermaids size/color (see link below) must be sent to the instructor as soon as possible. Bring proof of registration and wear swimming attire.

As of 3/9/22: 3-foot distancing when not in pool required, masking optional.

**Note: Schedule changed for original (was Wednesdays, 8/10-9/7).

Mermaids Sizing & Color Charts

Angel Dapolito, or Merkara, is a PADI Certified Scuba Diver, Red Cross Certified Lifeguard, and is trained and certified with Maine Mermaid, LLC. She has multiple years of experience as a dancer and group fitness instructor in ME & HI.

Siren Swim Section II

$149

with Angelina Dapolito

Calendar Aug 11, 2022 at 8 am, runs for 5 weeks

Be a mermaid at any age!

This class is designed for the 60+ woman who wishes to balance their workout routine with an aquatics class or just reconnect to the water while having a great time in a mermaid tail. Use swim noodles and mermaid fins and tails.

Classes are set to music and include a safety segment, warmup, in pool exercises, and lots of mermaid swimming to strengthen the core, glutes, and legs. Learn new water exercises, mermaid skills, better breathing, and a routine. Class is progressive to increase strength, flexibility, and endurance. A qualified mermaid swims right along beside you to build confidence and technique. In class mermaid tail and fin provided. Limited to 6 participants.

Registration closes at noon on 8/10. Free on-street parking is available until 10 AM.

Prerequisites: Must be able to swim and feel comfortable in the water.

Required: Chart for your Mermaids size/color (see link below) must be sent to the instructor as soon as possible. Bring proof of registration, wear swimming attire, bring a towel and goggles, if needed.

Mermaids Sizing & Color Charts

As of 3/9/22: 3-foot distancing when not in pool required, masking optional.

Angel Dapolito, or Merkara, is a PADI Certified Scuba Diver, Red Cross Certified Lifeguard, and is trained and certified with Maine Mermaid, LLC. She has multiple years of experience as a dancer and group fitness instructor in ME & HI.

Mermaid Swim Section IV

$149

with Michelle Robinson

Calendar Aug 13, 2022 at 8 am, runs for 5 weeks

Explore your Inner Mermaid!

This full-body exercise, in a heated indoor pool, will work your core, strengthen your muscles, and have you gliding through the water in a mermaid tail and fin in no time. A feel-good class for women of all ages (18+) with a musical warmup, aquatic exercises, and synchronized fin swimming for beginners. These are structured classes that are progressive workouts from week to week to increase strength, confidence, endurance, and swimming techniques for mermaiding. For the repeat mermaid or advanced swimmer. Limited to 6 participants.

Registration closes at noon on 8/12. Free on-street parking is available until 10 AM.

Prerequisites: Must be able to swim and feel comfortable in the water.

Required: Chart for your Mermaids size/color (see link below) must be sent to the instructor as soon as possible. Bring proof of registration, wear swimming attire, bring a towel and goggles, if needed.

Mermaids Sizing & Color Charts

As of 3/9/22: 3-foot distancing when not in pool required, masking optional.

Michelle Robinson, or Mermaid Shell, has multiple years as a competitive swimmer, aqua aerobics instructor, and with various swim programs. She is a Red Cross Certified Lifeguard, trained and certified with Maine Mermaid, LLC, and participates in open water races.

Advanced/Intermediate Mermaid Swim Section II

$149

with Michelle Robinson

Calendar Aug 14, 2022 at 8 am, runs for 5 weeks

This class is for the mermaid who has taken both Mermaid Swim levels I and II or has received approval from the instructor.

The class builds on mermaid swimming skills learned in the previous levels including breathe control, swimming underwater in multiple positions, posing, individual routines, tricks, bubble bending, and a more intense workout overall. Mermaids will need to bring towel(s), goggles, nose clip, water, and a big mermaid smile! Limited to 6 participants. Registration closes at noon on 8/12. Free on-street parking is available until 10 AM.

Prerequisites: Must have taken Mermaid I/II.

Required: Chart for your Mermaids size/color (see link below) must be sent to the instructor as soon as possible. Bring proof of registration and wear swimming attire.

Mermaids Sizing & Color Charts

As of 3/9/22: 3-foot distancing when not in pool required, masking optional.

Michelle Robinson, or Mermaid Shell, has multiple years as a competitive swimmer, aqua aerobics instructor, and with various swim programs. She is a Red Cross Certified Lifeguard, trained and certified with Maine Mermaid, LLC, and participates in open water races.





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