Activities
Swimming Lessons

Swimming Lessons


One session of swimming lessons are provided for free for member's children. An additional session may be purchased for $45.

Lesson Levels

Six levels of swim instruction are provided.

Level 1: Water Exploration

3 years and up. No requirements.

This class is designed for beginners to promote water comfort and to develop beginning level

Teaches:

  • Pool safety (entering and exiting water safely)
  • Blowing bubbles and breath control
  • Kicking skills
  • Float on back and front (with support)
  • Open eyes underwater and retrieve submerged object

Level 2: Primary Skills

Passed level 1 or can do supported kick on stomach with face in the water and supported kick on back

Teaches:

  • Entering eater by stepping or jumping from the side of the pool
  • Submerging of entire head and opening eyes underwater
  • Kicking independently with kick board
  • Front and back glide (unsupported)
  • Propel self at least 5 yards in water

Level 3: Stroke Readiness

Passed level 2 or can fully submerge with no fear if water and can propel self for at least 5 years in water

Teaches:

  • Jumping into deeper water
  • Submerging and retrieving and object
  • Bobbing
  • Survival float (at least 30 seconds)
  • Introduces freestyle and backstroke
  • Can kick on back
  • Able to jump in water and swim back to wall

Level 4: Stroke Development

Passed level 3 or can do 10 yards of freestyle/backstroke along with 10 yards of kicking on back

Teaches:

  • Head first entry from sitting or kneeling
  • Streamlines off wall (front and back)
  • Side breathing in freestyle
  • front or back crawl for 15-25 yards
  • open turns on wall
  • begins to learn how to tread water

Level 5: Stroke Refinement

Passed level 4 or can do front crawl for 25 yards

Teaches:

  • flip turns
  • introductory of butterfly and breaststroke
  • focuses in on treading water (30seconds to a minute)
  • standing dive
  • can do 25-50 yards of freestyle
  • can do 25 yards of backstroke

Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency

Passes level 5 or can do 50 yards of freestyle, 25 yards of backstroke, 15 yards of breaststroke, and has a good understanding of butterfly

Teaches:

  • teaches butterfly and breaststroke techniques – where swimmers feel comfortable with these strokes
  • flip turns
  • refines freestyle and backstroke techniques
  • 1-2 minutes of survival float
  • 1-2 minutes of treading water
  • Can do up to a 100 yards of freestyle and backstroke
  • Can retrieve item from deep end

Lesson Schedule

There are three sessions of swimming lessons offered throughout the summer.

Level Session I
6/4 - 6/15
Session II
6/18 - 6/29
Session III
7/9 - 7/20
Level 1
10:30am - 10:50am
11:00am - 11:20am
10:30am - 10:50am
11:00am - 11:20am
10:30am - 10:50am
11:00am - 11:20am
11:30am - 11:50am
Level 2
10:15am - 10:45am
11:00am - 11:30am
10:15am - 10:45am
11:00am - 11:30am
10:15am - 10:45am
11:00am - 11:30am
11:45am - 12:15pm
Level 3
10:15am - 10:45am
11:00am - 11:30am
10:15am - 10:45am
11:00am - 11:30am
10:15am - 10:45am
11:00am - 11:30am
11:45am - 12:15pm
Level 4
10:00am - 10:30am
10:45am - 11:15am
10:00am - 10:30am
10:45am - 11:15am
10:00am - 10:30am
10:45am - 11:15am
11:30am - 12:00pm
Level 5
10:00am - 10:30am
10:45am - 11:15am
10:00am - 10:30am
10:45am - 11:15am
10:00am - 10:30am
10:45am - 11:15am
11:30am - 12:00pm
Level 6
10:15am - 11:00am
10:15am - 11:00am
10:15am - 11:00am