Swim Lesson Descriptions

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Lesson
Age Description Prerequisite
Parent & Child
6 months to age 3
Water adjustment and learning how to float, glide, blow bubbles and go underwater with help of an instructor.
Class Length: 30 minutes
Child must be ready to participate in a group setting.
Starfish 3-5
Learn to float and glide on their own, and begin learning basic swimming on their front and back as well as treading water.
​Class Length: 30 minutes
Comfortable going underwater, can blow bubbles through their mouth and nose, and are able to float and glide with assistance.
Turtle 3-5 Learn to float and glide on their own, and begin learning basic swimming on their front and back as well as treading water.
​Class Length: 30 minutes
Comfortable going underwater, can blow bubbles through their mouth and nose, and are able to float and glide with assistance.
Seal 3-5 Develop front crawl, back crawl, and elementary backstroke; start learning breaststroke and dolphin kick as well as dives.
Class Length: 30 minutes
Go underwater, float, and glide; make progress swimming on front and back, and tread water for
​15 seconds.
Level 1
5-17
Water adjustment and learning how to float, glide, blow bubbles and go underwater independently as well as treading water.
​Class Length: 30 minutes
Must be ready to participate in a group setting.
Level 2
5-17
Reinforce their independence with floats and glides, and to begin learning front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke and dives.
​Class Length: 30 minutes
Comfortable going underwater, can blow bubbles through their mouth and nose, and are able to float and glide on their own.
Level 3
5-17
Further develop all strokes, especially side-breathing; introduction
to breaststroke, dolphin kick, and more advanced dives.
​Class Length: 30 minutes
Can swim at least 10 yards of both front crawl and back crawl, 10 yards of elementary backstroke, and can tread water for 15 seconds.
Level 4
5-17
Further develop technique and endurance for all strokes; begin learning butterfly, open-turns and flip turns.
​Class Length: 45 minutes
Can swim at least 15 yards of both front crawl and back crawl, 25 yards of elementary backstroke, demonstrate basic breaststroke, and can tread water for 30 seconds.
Adult Lesson
18+ Learn the basics of swimming stroke and skills needed to stay safe, and help keep others safe in and around the water. Instruction will develop the participant’s front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke and turns to build endurance.
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