Swim Lessons

Lessons
Registration for swim lessons begins May 2, 2016. All classes are Mondays - Thursdays for two weeks. All classes are 30 minutes in duration and cost $35. Class limits are a minimum of three and a maximum of six.

Waterbaby (2 years old and under)
This class is designed to help enable a child to become accustomed to being in water. This class also aims to teach parents proper techniques for handling their child in the water and general water safety. Skills to be taught include pool exploration, kicking and splashing, putting ones face in the water, and blowing bubbles.  Children will learn how fun water can be with our excited instructors and age appropriate water games. An adult must accompany each child in pool.
 
Tiny Tots (2-4 years old)
This class is designed to help enable a child to become accustomed to being in water. This class also aims to teach parents proper techniques for handling their child in the water and general water safety. Skills to be taught include kicking and splashing, putting one’s face in water, blowing bubbles and holding breath. Children will learn how fun water can be with our excited instructors and age appropriate water games. An adult must accompany each child in pool.
 
Drylander (4-12 years old)
This class is designed to help the child feel comfortable in water. This is an entry level beginner class geared for young children with little to no swimming experience. Skills to be taught include kicking with a kickboard, putting face in water, blowing bubbles, holding breath, jellyfish float, arm motions, and pool safety. 
 
Jellyfish (5-12 years old)
This class teaches the child to swim, using front and back scull. Prior to this class, children are expected to be able to get across the pool using a kick board or noodle, be comfortable putting their face in the water and holding breath for 5 seconds, and be at ease in the water. Skills, to be taught include free style swim, elementary backstroke, prone glide, back glide, diving for toys, treading water, pool safety, and diving into deep water.
 
Perch (5-12 years old)
This class will teach proper technique for free style, backstroke, and breast stroke. Prior to this class, children are expected to be able to swim across the pool without touching the bottom, hold their breath for 10 seconds, and float on their back.  Skills to be taught include free style swim, back stroke swim, and breast stroke swim for 50 yards. Participants will also work on streamlines, diving, and pool safety. 
 
Bass (5-12 years old)
This class will improve endurance of previous strokes, learn survival strokes including sidestroke and elementary backstroke, and begin work on butterfly. This class will focus on endurance of swimming and fine tune stroke technique learned in Perch. Prior to this class, participants should be able to swim free style, back stroke, and breast stroke the short length of the pool (~20yards). 
 
Sailfish (5-12 years old)
This class will improve endurance of previous strokes and be run like a swim practice. Prior to this class, participants are expected to have a solid comprehension of free style, back stroke, and breast stroke, and a basic understanding of butterfly. Other skills taught in the class will include competition starts and flip turns. 
 
Teen Beginner (13 -18 years old)
This class will teach the basic skills of swimming to teenagers. Participants are not expected to have any previous swim experience. 
 
Adult Beginner (19 years old and over)
This class will teach the basic and survival skills of swimming to adults. Participants are not expected to have any previous swim experience.