August 1, 2019

Group Lessons

To maintain homogenized classes and allow the Lessons to run smoothly for all swimmers, please adhere to the eligibility criteria below for level placement.

Full Program Cost: 

  • $120 per child
  • 6 Week Program
  • Class meets once a week for the 6 weeks
  • Choose your scheduled day/time that works best

Placement Tips:

  • If your Swimmers’ skills are between two levels, please choose the lower level to start
  • If your child does not meet the Level 1 requirements, they need to be enrolled in Private Lessons

Parent & Baby/Toddler Levels: 30 Minute Lessons

Squirts:  6-23 months
Classes offered: Saturday 8:30am, Saturday 9:30am
Limit 6 children per class (not counting required adult(s))

Requirements:

  • Swim diapers must be worn if child has not successfully potty trained.
  • No swim experience necessary
  • Parent participation required

Lesson Goals:

  • Focuses on acclimating infant/toddler to the water
  • Practice proper body position/floating
  • Great bonding experience for the parent and child
  • Lessons teach water safety practices and techniques to parents

Softshells 2yo-4yo
Classes offered: Saturday 9:00am
Limits 6 children per class (not counting required adult(s))

Requirements:

  • Swim diapers must be worn if child has not successfully potty trained.
  • No swim experience necessary
  • Prior water acclamation is helpful but not required

Lesson Goals:

  • Focuses on safe water exploration for toddler and parent.
  • Practice proper body position/floating
  • Lessons are designed for swimmers not yet comfortable enough for Private Instruction

Beginner Level: 30 Minute Lessons

Green Turtle  (Level 1)  Approx. 4yo-9yo
Classes offered: Tuesday 5:45pm , Thursday 5:00pm , Thursday 5:30pm, Saturday 10:00am
Limit 4 children per class

Requirements: (Swimmers must be independent in the water)

  • Comfortable putting face in the water
  • Must float independently without the need for support
  • Jump into water and return to wall without assistance
  • Goggles Required

Lesson Goals:

  • Focuses on water safety and stroke introduction
  • Lessons teach proper mechanics while achieving the goal to swim 10 feet

Intermediate Levels: 30 Minute Lessons

Loggerheads (Level 2) Approx. 5yo-10yo
Classes offered: Tuesday 6:15pm , Thursday 5:00pm, Thursday 5:30pm
Limit 5 children per class

Requirements:

  • Must float independently without the need for support
  • Jump into water and swim 10 feet with their face in
  • Goggles Required

Lesson Goals:

  • Focuses on water safety and stroke introduction / development
  • Lessons work to build endurance to achieve swimming a 1/2 length of pool

Leatherbacks (Level 3) Approx. 6yo-11yo
Classes offered: Tuesday 6:45pm
Limit 5 children per class

Requirements:

  • Must swim 1/2 length Freestyle and Backstroke
  • Have understanding of Butterfly
  • Have an interest in learning Breaststroke
  • Goggles Required

Lesson Goals:

  • Focuses on water safety and stroke development and refinement
  • Lessons work to build endurance to achieve swimming a full length of pool

Advanced Level: 45 Minute Lessons

Terrapins (Level 4) Approx. 7yo-12yo
Classes Offered: Tuesday 5:00 – 5:45pm
Limit 6 children per class

Requirements:

  • Must be an experienced swimmer.
  • Must swim full length Freestyle and Backstroke
  • Must swim 1/2 length of Breaststroke and Butterfly
  • Goggles & Fins Required

Lesson Goals:

  • Begins the transition from traditional Lesson instruction to a swim team-type coaching 
  • Lessons work to build endurance and develop strokes
  • Introduction to Team mechanics: flip turns, starts & lane etiquette

Intro to Team: 45 Minute Lessons, 2x a week

** To model Swim Team Practice, Instructors coach from the pool deck, they do not get in the water **

Intro to Team Full Program Cost: 

  • $165 per child
  • 12 lessons per Program
  • Twice a week for 6 weeks

Intro to Team A (Level 5) Approx. 7yo-12yo 
Class Offered: Tuesday & Thursday 6:00 – 6:45 pm
Limit 8 children per class

Requirements:

  • Must be complete Terrapins or schedule a Swim Evaluation.
  • Must swim full length of all 4 strokes (Free, Back, Breast and Butterfly)
  • Goggles & Fins Required 
  • Have an interest in progressing toward Swim Team

Lesson Goals:

  • Focuses on refinement of 4 legal strokes with flip turns and starts
  • Lessons work to build endurance and refine strokes to swim multiple laps
  • To build endurance, Lessons are twice a week for 45 minutes
  • Introduction to 100 Individual Medley (IM)

Intro to Team B (Level 6) Approx. 9yo-13yo 
Class Offered: Tuesday & Thursday 7:00 – 7:45 pm
Limit 8 children per class

Requirements:

  • Must be complete Intro to Team A or schedule a Swim Evaluation.
  • Must swim 50’s (2 laps) of all 4 strokes (Free, Back, Breast and Butterfly)
  • Goggles & Fins Required 
  • Ready to move to Team when a spot becomes available

Lesson Goals:

  • Focuses on building endurance for Swimmer’s to seamlessly join the Team at the correct age/level placement.
  • Focuses on refinement of 4 legal strokes including turns & starts
  • Building endurance to swim 50’s consistently
  • Building endurance for 200, 400 IM