Group Lessons

The Swim School offers group swim lessons seasonally March through October.

Pricing

Weekday Session (8 Classes)
  • All Levels $85.00
Weekend Session (6 Classes)
  • All Levels $65.00

Location

Levels

Parent and Infant-Toddler Level I

6 Mos - 2 Years

A water adjustment course where infants and toddlers are introduced to the water environment and learn basic water skills through songs and structured play with a parent or trusted adult in the water for support and encouragement. Fundamental aquatic skills are taught including getting wet with toys, splashing, blowing bubbles on the surface of the water, arm action, leg action, entering and exiting the water assisted, jumping in the water assisted, passing from parent to instructor, assisted submerging, assisted back floating and in-water exploration. Emphasis placed on parent education, safety around water, becoming comfortable in the water and learning the basic swimming skills required to advance toward the Parent and Toddler Level II. Children must wear swim diapers. This is not an infant survival course. Prerequisites: Must be at least 6 months old and have sufficient head control to enroll. Class Maximum Instructor to Parent/Student Ratio- 1:8

Parent and Toddler Level II

1-2 Years

A water enrichment course where toddlers are already familiar with and comfortable in the water environment. Focus is on enhancing aquatic skills already learned with a parent or trusted adult in the water for continued support and encouragement. Fundamental aquatic skills are progressed to include blowing bubbles with the mouth and nose submerged, combined paddling of arms and kicking of legs for movement through the water, assisted and voluntary submerging, entering and exiting the water assisted and unassisted, jumping in the water and returning to the wall assisted and unassisted, swimming from parent to instructor, assisted and unassisted back floating and continued in-water exploration. Emphasis placed on parent education, safety around water, and independent readiness (without parent in water) with the ability to maintain focus/attention for a 30-minute duration as required for the Preschool level program. Children must wear swim diapers. This is not an infant survival course. Prerequisites: Successful completion and graduation from Parent and Infant/Toddler Level I or equivalence of skills. Class Maximum Instructor to Parent/Student Ratio- 1:8

Shrimp Level (Preschool Beginner)

3-5 Years

Beginner level course focusing on introduction of fundamental aquatic skills including basic rules of safety around water, blowing bubbles on the surface of the water and with the mouth and nose submerged, retrieving objects below the surface and submerged, assisted submerging, breath control, kicking the legs, paddling the arms, entering and exiting the water unassisted, jumping in the water and returning to the wall assisted, combined arm and leg actions on front and back, assisted back floating, swim-float-swim technique and underwater exploration. Emphasis placed on becoming comfortable in the water quickly and learning the basic swimming skills required to advance toward the Seahorse Level (Preschool Intermediate). Prerequisites: Must be ready to participate independently without parent and have the ability to maintain focus/attention for a 30-minute duration that includes sitting and waiting at times. Class Maximum Instructor to Student Ratio- 1:4

Seahorse Level (Preschool Intermediate)

3-5 Years

Intermediate level course focusing on continuation of fundamental aquatic skills including basic rules of safety around water, voluntary submerging, retrieving objects below the surface and submerged, swimming with face in water, breath control, entering and exiting the water unassisted, jumping in the water and returning to the wall unassisted, assisted front stroke and back stroke, unassisted back floating, and swim-float-swim technique. Emphasis placed on swimming the front stroke and back stroke independently as required to advance toward the Starfish Level (Preschool Advanced). Prerequisites: Successful completion and graduation from Shrimp Level (Preschool Beginner) or equivalence of skills. Class Maximum Instructor to Student Ratio- 1:4

Starfish Level (Preschool Advanced)

3-5 Years

Advanced level course focusing on continuation of fundamental aquatic skills including basic rules of safety around water, retrieving objects on pool floor, unassisted front stroke and back stroke, unassisted back floating, swim-float-swim technique, and introduction of butterfly and breaststroke. Emphasis placed on increasing proficiency of the strokes and building stamina and endurance as required to advance toward the Dolphin Level (Youth Intermediate). Prerequisites: Successful completion and graduation from Seahorse Level (Preschool Intermediate) or equivalence of skills. Class Maximum Instructor to Student Ratio- 1:5

Stingray Level (Youth Beginner)

5-12 Years

Beginner level course focusing on introduction of fundamental aquatic skills including basic rules of safety around water, voluntary submerging, retrieving objects below the surface and submerged, swimming with face in water, breath control, entering and exiting the water unassisted, jumping in the water and returning to the wall unassisted, assisted front stroke and back stroke, unassisted back floating, and swim-float-swim technique. Emphasis placed on swimming the front stroke and back stroke independently as required to advance toward the Dolphin Level (Youth Intermediate). No prerequisites required. Class Maximum Instructor to Student Ratio- 1:4

Dolphin Level (Youth Intermediate)

5-12 Years

Intermediate level course focusing on continuation of fundamental aquatic skills including basic rules of safety around water, retrieving objects on pool floor, unassisted front stroke with use of side breathing and back stroke, unassisted back floating, swim-float-swim technique, and introduction of butterfly, breaststroke and elementary backstroke. Emphasis placed on increasing proficiency of the strokes and building stamina and endurance to swim 25 yards without tiring as required to advance toward the Flying Fish Level (Youth Advanced/Swim Club). Prerequisites: Successful completion and graduation from either Stingray Level (Youth Beginner), Starfish Level (Preschool Advanced), or equivalence of skills. Class Maximum Instructor to Student Ratio- 1:6

Flying Fish Level (Youth Advanced - Swim Club)

5-12 Years

Advanced level course focusing on technique of the four competitive swimming strokes freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly. Classes consist of lap swimming to increase endurance and racing to simulate competition. Floating is reviewed and treading, diving and flip turns are taught. Emphasis placed on preparing participants for the North River Swim Team youth program. Prerequisites: Successful completion and graduation from Dolphin Level (Youth Intermediate) or equivalence of skills. Class Maximum Instructor to Student Ratio- 1:10

  • Hilary Koppenhaver
  • Certified Aquatics Instructor

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