Learn to Swim

Our Red Cross certified swim instructors provide a fun & safe environment for your child to learn how to swim.


Pricing:     Member $35     Non-member $40

Winter/Spring Schedule 2020

Registration opens December 2nd at 9:00am

Our Red Cross certified swim instructors provide a fun & safe environment for your child to learn to swim. Schedules are available online and at the front desk two weeks prior to start of session.

Mornings: 9am – 12pm
Afternoons: 4pm – 6pm

Session 1: January 6th – 30th 
Session 2: February 3rd – 27th
Session 3: March 9th – April 9th  (no classes 3/30-4/4
Session 4: April 13th  – May 7th

~Classes are twice a week (M/W or T/Th) for 25 min.
for 4 weeks unless otherwise specified. ~

Saturday Only Sessions: 9am – 12pm
Session 1: January 4th – February 8th (no lessons 1/25)
Session 2: February 15th – March 21st (no lessons 3/7)
Session 3: April 11th – May 16th (no lessons 5/9)

~Saturday classes are 40 minutes long for 5 weeks~

Summer Schedule 2019

Summer Registration opens May 6th at 9:00am

Monday-Thursday

Mornings: 9am – 12pm      Afternoons: 4pm – 6pm

Session 1: June 3 – June 13
Session 2: June 17 – June 27
Session 3: July 1 – July 12
(no lessons on July 4; make-up on July 12 at regular class time)
Session 4: July 15 – July 26
     (no lessons on July 24; make-up on July 26 at regular class time)
Session 5: July 29 – August 8
Session 6: August 12 – August 15
     (1 week session; 50 min. classes)

Classes are Monday-Thursday for 25 min.
for 2 weeks unless otherwise specified.

Saturday Only Sessions: 9am – 12pm
Session 1: June 1 – June 29
Session 2: July 13 – August 17 (no lesson on July 20)
     (Saturday classes are 40 minutes long for 5 weeks)

Tuesday/Thursday only Sessions: 9am – 12pm
Session 1: June 4 – June 27
Session 2: July 2 – July 25
(no lessons on July 4; make-up on July 12 at regular class time)
 Session 3: July 30 – August 15 (3 week session 40 min. classes)

Sessions are 4 weeks long with 25 minute classes.

Fall Schedule2019

Fall Registration opens August 8th at 9:00am

Monday-Thursday

Mornings: 9am – 12pm      Afternoons: 4pm – 6pm

Session 1: September 16 – October 10
Session 2: October 14 – November 7
Session 3: November 11 – December 21 (no lessons 11/25-11/28)

Classes are M/W or T/TH) for 25 min.
for 4 weeks unless otherwise specified.

Saturday Only Sessions: 9am – 12pm
Session 1: September 21 – October 19
Session 2: November 16 – December 21 (no lesson 11/23)
     (Saturday classes are 40 minutes long for 5 weeks)

Level Descriptions

Parent - Child: Ages 6 mos to 3 years

 

Level 1. This parent and child class is a beginning class for children with no experience or no comfort in the water.

Child must be at 6 months to 3 years old and must have a parent/guardian in the water for all class sessions.  Plastic pants AND swim diapers are required for children not toilet trained.

Level 2. This parent and child class is a more advanced adjustment to the water. For children with experience or comfort in the water or who have passed Level 1.

Child must be 18 months to 3 years old and must have a parent/guardian in the water for all class sessions.  Plastic pants AND swim diapers are required for children not toilet trained.

Preschool: Ages 3-5

Download Skills Sheet

Preschool Swim 1

This class is an introduction to water skills. Designed for the beginner swimmer who cannot submerge in the water.

Preschool Swim 2

This class is learning fundamental aquatic skills. For swimmers who can enter independently, using the ladder, steps or side, travel at least 5 yards, submerge to mouth and blow bubbles for at least 3 seconds then safely exit the water.  While in shallow water, glide on front at least 2 body lengths, then roll to back and float on back for 3 seconds then recover to a vertical position (This part of the assessment can be performed with support) 

Preschool Swim 3

Stroke Development. For swimmers who have mastered: Glide on front at least 2 body lengths, roll to back, float on back for 15 seconds then recover to a vertical position. Glide on back for at least 2 body lengths, roll to front, then recover to a vertical position. Swim using combined arm and leg actions on front for 3 body lengths, roll to back, float for 15 seconds, roll to front then continue swimming on front for 3 body lengths.

Preschool Swim 4

Stroke Improvement. Step from side into chest-deep water, move into a  treading or floating position for 15 seconds, roll to back, float for 5 seconds then return to a vertical position. Move into a back float for 15 seconds, roll to front, then recover to a vertical position. Push off and swim using combined arm and leg actions on front for 5 body lengths, roll to back, float for 15 seconds, roll to front then continue swimming for 5 body lengths. (You may assist the child when taking a breath.)

**Once a swimmer has PASSED preschool swim 4 successfully, the swimmer should take to Learn to Swim level 4 and advance from there**

Learn to Swim: Ages 6+

Download Skills Sheet

Level 1
This class is an introduction to water skills. Designed for the beginner swimmer who cannot submerge in the water.

Level 2
This class is learning fundamental aquatic skills. For swimmers who have mastered these skills: Enter independently, using either the ladder, steps or side, travel at least 5 yards, bob 5 times then safely exit the water. Glide on front at least 2 body lengths, roll to a back float for 5 seconds and recover to a vertical position. (with support)

Level 3
Stroke Development. For swimmers who can: Step from side into chest-deep water, move into a floating or treading position for 15 seconds, then swim on back for 5 body lengths. Then move into a back float for 15 seconds, roll to front, then recover to a vertical position. Push off and swim using combined arm and leg actions on front for 5 body lengths, roll to back, float for 15 seconds, roll to the front then continue swimming for 5 body lengths.

Level 4
Stroke Improvement. For those who have mastered: Jump into deep water from the side, rotate one full turn and then swim front crawl for 25 yards, maintain position by treading or floating for 1 minute. Push off streamlined, then swim front crawl for 15 yards, change position and swim elementary backstroke for 15 yards.

Level 5
Stroke Refinement. For swimmers who can: Perform a feet first entry into deep water, swim front crawl for 25 yards, change direction and position as necessary and swim elementary backstroke for 25 yards. Swim breaststroke for 15 yards, change direction and position as necessary and swim back crawl for 15 yards. Submerge and swim a distance of 3-5 body lengths without hyperventilating.

Level 6 Fitness Swimmer
Fitness Swimmer - This class enhances swimming skills and includes some basic competitive techniques. For swimmers who have mastered: Perform a shallow-angle dive into deep water, swim front crawl for 50 yards, and swim elementary backstroke for 50 yards using efficient and appropriate turns. Swim breaststroke for 25 yards, change direction and position of travel as necessary and swim back crawl for 50 yards using efficient and appropriate turns.

Level 6 Water Safety
Water Safety- This class enhances swimming skills and includes some basic water safety techniques. For swimmers who have mastered: Swim breaststroke for 25 yards, change direction of travel as necessary and swim back crawl for 50 yards using efficient and appropriate turns.
Perform a shallow-angle dive into deep water, swim front crawl for 50 yards, change direction of travel as necessary and swim elementary backstroke for 50 yards using efficient and appropriate turns.

Diving

Diving 1
This class is for those interested and have little or no experience in springboard diving as well as those with some experience diving. Student must be able to pass level 3 exit skills.

Diving 2
This class is designed for those with experience in springboard diving or have passed Diving 1. Student will build on skills/dives learned in Diving 1.
Student must be able to pass level 3 exit skills.

Adaptive

This class is a special needs program where student receives individual instruction depending on experience and ability in the water. Student is mainstreamed into the appropriate level when possible.

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