Class Descriptions

PARENT-CHILD: INFANT

Infant classes are designed for children 6-18 months. Parents must be in the water with their child at all times. Infant classes allow children to acclimate to the water while developing basic swimming and water safety skills.

Fee: $25
Member Fee: $22.50

PARENT-CHILD: TODDLER

Toddler classes are designed for children 18 months – 3 years of age. Parents must be in the water with their child at all times. Toddler classes allow children to gain a sense of comfort and independence in the water. Children will be introduced to basic swim skills and techniques that will prepare them for entering preschool age lessons.

Fee: $25
Member Fee: $22.50

PRESCHOOL 1: SWIM BASICS

Preschool 1 classes are designed for children ages 3 to 5 years old. Preschool 1 allows students to develop basic swimming skills while becoming more confident in the water. If necessary, parents may be asked to enter the water. Skills are performed with support from an instructor or assisted using provided equipment.

Fee: $35
Member Fee: $31.50

PRESCHOOL 2: SWIM FUNDAMENTALS

Preschool 2 classes are designed for children ages 3 to 5 years old. Preschool 2 focuses on fundamental swimming skills and movement through the water. Students will also be introduced to basic self-rescue skills. Most skills are performed independently or assisted using provided equipment. Children must be comfortable in the water without a parent present.

Fee: $35
Member Fee: $31.50

LEVEL 1

Level 1 is designed for children ages 5 years and older or for children who have successfully passed Preschool 2. This class allows students to develop fundamental swimming skills such as breath control and body control. Students will learn to   coordinate floating and kicking and be introduced to freestyle. Students will also develop basic self-rescue skills in shallow and deeper water.

PRE-REQUISITES: Students must be at least 5 years of age or have successfully passed Preschool 2.

Fee: $37
Member Fee: $33

LEVEL 2

Level 2 focuses on refining the fundamental skills learned in Level 1. Students will work on coordinating freestyle and be introduced to the elementary backstroke, backstroke, and treading water. Students will also begin to develop basic survival skills in deep water.

PRE-REQUISITES: Students should be able to perform the following skills independently:

  • Floating on front for 5 seconds
  • Floating on back for 7 seconds
  • Understand basic freestyle (‘front crawl’) technique
  • Coordinate floating and kicking

Fee: $37
Member Fee: $33

LEVEL 3

Level 3 is focused on refining freestyle and the elementary backstroke. Students will also be introduced to the backstroke, breaststroke kick, and breaststroke sequence. Students will continue to build upon survival skills learned into Level 2, including treading water.

PRE-REQUISITES: Students should be able to perform the following skills independently:

  • Floating on front for 10 seconds
  • Floating on back for 15 seconds
  • Freestyle (‘front crawl’) 10 yards
  • Understand basic backstroke technique

Fee: $37
Member Fee: $33

LEVEL 4

Students will work on refining the backstroke and coordinating breaststroke. Students will learn the sidestroke and be introduced to basic diving technique. Basic water rescue skills are also taught in Level 3.

PRE-REQUISITES: Students should be able to perform the following strokes and skills:

  • Freestyle
  • Elementary backstroke
  • Backstroke
  • Breaststroke kick (‘frog kick’)
  • Treading water
  • Swimming in deep water

Fee: $37
Member Fee: $33

LEVEL 5

Students will work on refining the breaststroke and sidestroke. Students will be introduced to open turns, flip turns, and the dolphin kick. Students will build on water rescue skills learned from Level 4.

PRE-REQUISITES: Students should be able to perform the following strokes for a distance of 25 yards:

  • Freestyle
  • Elementary backstroke
  • Backstroke
  • Breaststroke
  • Sidestroke

Fee: $37
Member Fee: $33

LEVEL 6

Students will build endurance while refining all swim strokes. Students will be introduced to the butterfly stroke and learn about swimming for exercise, swim team, and lifeguarding.

PRE-REQUISITES: Students should be able to perform the following strokes for a distance of 50 yards:

  • Freestyle
  • Elementary backstroke
  • Backstroke
  • Breaststroke
  • Sidestroke

Fee: $37
Member Fee: $33