Youth Group Swim Lessons

Each session meets for a total of 6 classes. Classes are each Tuesday and Thursday evenings for 3 consecutive weeks. 

Upcoming Session: November 5th - November 21st

Member Registration begins October 15th - $40 

Open Registration begins October 17th - $55

Class Descriptions And Times 

Seal & Pup- 5:55 PM Ages: 6 months - 3 years with parent in water.​

Builds basic water safety skills for both parents and children, helping infants and young children become comfortable in the water so they are willing and ready to learn to swim. These basic skills include emphasizing being safe in and around water, adjusting to the water environment, showing comfort while maintaining a front or back position in the water and demonstrating breath control, including blowing bubbles or voluntarily submerging under water.

Seahorse- 5:00 or 5:55 PM Ages: 3 years - 5 years old 

Familiarize children to the aquatic environment and help them acquire rudimentary basic aquatic skills. Classes will help participants begin to develop positive attitudes and safe practices in and around water. Your child will start building confidence by going underwater, floating with assistance, and practicing arm and kicking action. The children will occasionally play games that incorporate swimming skills. Swimmers will also begin lifejacket exploration, moving from shallow to deep water.

Jellyfish- 5:00, 5:55, or 6:50 PM Ages: 5 years old - 13 years old

Geared toward the beginner swimmer who is hesitant in the water. Swimmers will learn basics of swimming. Bobbing, breathing control by going underwater, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding, supported flutter kick on front and back, supported front crawl and back crawl arms, jumping in, and water safety. 

Starfish 5:00 or 6:50 PM Ages: 5 years old - 13 years old

​These swimmers enjoy being in the water and can put their face in the water with ease. In the level, swimmers will work on: independent front and back floating, independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head. Swimmer also are introduced to rotary breathing, dolphin and whip kick, and swimming a distance of 5 yards without support.

Marlin 6:50 PM Ages: 5 years old - 13 years old

Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front crawl and back crawl. Swimmers will work on: gliding, rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick, jumping into deep water and swimming 10-20 yards, introduce open turning at wall, and treading water. 

Private Swim Lessons 

Private swim lessons are a 30-minute focused swim lesson where an individual can receive one-on-one training with a certified water safety instructor. 

Register for private swim lessons at the front desk. Lessons are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays and will be scheduled with the swim instructor after registration. 

Regular Fee                                   

- Four Lessons: $115

- Six Lessons: $165

- Eight Lessons: $215

Member Fee

- Four Lessons: $100 

- Six Lessons: $150

- Eight Lessons: $200

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