School-Age Swim Lessons

Please view the latest program guide for session dates, times and fees.

Children must be at least 6 yrs. old for the following classes:

POLLIWOG – Beginner

American Red Cross Level 1 & 2

Skills & Activities:
Students will become familiar with the water, floatation devices, and pool rules. Students will learn the front paddles, side and back paddle. To move to the next level they will need to swim a length of the pool without assistance with their face in the water.

GUPPY I – Advanced Beginner

American Red Cross Level 2 & 3

Skill & Activities:
Students are introduced to essential strokes: Front and back crawl, sidestroke, breaststroke, and elementary backstroke. The goal of this level is to gain fundamental skills before moving on to the lap pool to achieve endurance. Before moving on students must swim the length of the pool without assistance.

GUPPY II – Advanced Beginner

American Red Cross Level 2 & 3

Skill & Activities:
Students are beginning to master essential strokes: Front and back crawl, sidestroke, breaststroke, and elementary backstroke. The students will gain endurance by working on proper stroke techniques and gaining distance. Before moving on students must swim the length of the pool without assistance.

MINNOW – Intermediate

American Red Cross Level 4

Skill & Activities:
Students further refine the essential strokes: Front and back crawl, sidestroke, breaststroke, and elementary backstroke. To move to the next level they need to be comfortable swimming all strokes 25 yards.

FISH – Advanced Intermediate

American Red Cross Level 4

Skill & Activities:
Students work to perform the crawl stroke, elementary backstroke, back crawl stroke and sidestroke with turns. They are introduced to butterfly stroke. To advance, students must be able to swim all strokes 50 yards without stopping.

FLYING FISH – Advanced

American Red Cross Level 5 & 6

Skill & Activities:
Perform the front crawl, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke and breaststroke. To advance student must tread water for three minutes with combination kicks plus swim all strokes 100 yards.

SHARK – Advanced

American Red Cross Level 6

Skill & Activities:
Swimmers focus on perfecting strokes and increasing endurance with open and flip turns. Students also learn advanced skills in safety and rescues. Perform front crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, and sidestroke with open turns; perform the butterfly.

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Questions? Please contact Jose RosalesYepez

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