Swim lessons set a positive foundation towards a lifetime of participation and enjoyment in a variety of water sports and aquatic venues on, in, and around the water.
*No class July 20
**No class July 4 (classes will meet on July 6)
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Instructor to Swimmer Ratios
|Bubble Club – Tadpoles||1:12|
|Bubble Club – Frogs||1:3|
|Swim Academy Prep||1:4|
Ratios are subject to change.
Using a variety of activities, games and songs, instructors will encourage participants to develop a lifelong enjoyment of the water. Learn to perform flutter kicks, entering and exiting the water and basic water safety skills. Children who are not toilet trained must wear a swim diaper.
Tadpoles – Ages 6 months-2 years
This program requires active, in-water participation of the adult and child. Class includes group and free-time activities.
Frogs – Ages 3-4
Through activities, games and practice, children will build confidence in the water and learn basic swim skills. Hopping to Make A Difference! Thanks to a special partnership with the Pauly D Foundation, an advocate of water safety and drowning prevention, the Frogs swim lesson level is free. For more details: click here
Swim Academy Prep – Ages 3-5
Designed for swimmers who are comfortable submerging their heads underwater and floating with assistance. Participants will be evaluated on the first day of class and grouped by skill level. Lessons are conducted in an average water depth of three feet. Fun activities, assisted exercises and free play lead to water confidence and skill development. Swimmers often repeat Swim Academy Prep several sessions before advancing to Swim Academy.
To progress to Swim Academy, swimmers must:
· Jump into chest deep water and fully submerge self underwater
· Perform unsupported front and back kicks
Swim Academy – Ages 5+
Ready to learn swim strokes or improve your swim technique? Swimmers will be challenged through four skill levels in a fun learning environment. Each child’s strength, coordination and endurance will impact his/her development. Skill level progression may take multiple sessions. Lessons offer plenty of survival skills, swim techniques and water fun to keep your swimmer active all summer long!
· Gain water confidence & develop breath control
· Learn and refine swim strokes: freestyle, breast stroke, backstroke and butterfly
Tread water using various kick techniques
Private Swim Lessons – Ages 3+
One-on-one instruction allows individual attention for swimmers who may be shy around the water or for someone looking to improve stroke work and technique. You must give 24 hours’ notice to reschedule or cancel a lesson or you will be charged. Requests for specific instructors are accepted, but not guaranteed.
Customized Private Swim Lessons – Ages 3+
Want to register for a swim lesson, but none of the available times work for your schedule? Looking to focus on specific skills or want lessons tailored to your needs? Choose your lesson day, time and format! Swimmers will receive two hours of instruction, typically offered in four 30-minute lessons. Register using the code for your preferred location. A swim lesson instructor will
contact you within two business days to discuss your needs, schedule lessons and coordinate payment.