Youth Swim Lessons

Ages 6-12
Classes are 45 minutes.

Youth Swim Basics Level 1 – (Water Acclimation)

Increases comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance. Swimmers learn personal water safety and introduce basic swimming competency by learning two bench mark skills: 1) Swim, Float, Swim— sequencing front glide, roll, back float, roll, front glide, and exit; 2) Jump, push, turn, grab. Ratio 1:6
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Youth Swim Basics Level 2 – (Water Movement) 

Encourages forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently. Swimmers learn personal water safety and introduce basic swimming competency by learning two bench mark skills: 1) Swim, Float, Swim— sequencing front glide, roll, back float, roll, front glide, and exit; 2) Jump, push, turn, grab.
Ratio 1:6
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Youth Swim Basics Level 3 – (Water Stamina) 

Develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages. Swimmers learn personal water safety and introduce basic swimming competency by learning two bench mark skills: 1) Swim, Float, Swim— sequencing front glide, roll, back float, roll, front glide, and exit; 2) Jump, push, turn, grab.  Ratio 1:6
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(Advanced Beginner/Intermediate)                              

Youth Swim Strokes Level 4 – (Stroke Introduction)

Introduces basic stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and reinforces water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke. Having mastered the fundamentals, students learn additional water safety skills and build stroke technique developing skills that prevent chronic disease, increase social-emotional and cognitive well-being, and foster a lifetime of physical activity. Ratio 1:8
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Youth Swim Strokes Level 5 – (Stroke Development)

Introduces breaststroke and butterfly and reinforces water safety through treading water and sidestroke. Having mastered the fundamentals, students learn additional water safety skills and build stroke technique developing skills that prevent chronic disease, increase social-emotional and cognitive well-being, and foster a lifetime of physical activity. Ratio 1:8
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Youth Swim Strokes Level 6 – (Stroke Mechanics)

Refines stroke technique on all major competitive strokes and encourages swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle. Having mastered the fundamentals, students learn additional water safety skills and build stroke technique developing skills that prevent chronic disease, increase social-emotional and cognitive well-being, and foster a lifetime of physical activity. Ratio 1:8
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