All swim lessons are taught by certified, experienced staff members. Classes follow the Red Cross Swimming & Water Safety Program’s six graduated levels of swim instruction. The program is designed to combine the best in swim instruction with a strong emphasis on drowning prevention and water safety.
PENGUIN DEVELOPMENT (Advanced Lessons)
Penguin Development is for swimmers ages 7 and up that that have mastered Level 3 skills per the below lessons and are interested in preparing for competitive swimming.
The butterfly stroke is introduced with extensive practice, along with a focus on fine-tuning and building endurance with freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, turns, and starts.
We’re currently investigating opportunities to offer Penguin Development this season and hope to have more information soon.
If you’re interested in having your child participate in Penguin Development, please complete our aquatics signup form. We’re using this information to gauge program interest and aid in team planning. If we can launch Penguin Development, this signup will function as a waitlist.
GROUP SWIM LESSONS
At this time we are uncertain if group swim lessons will be possible
Guppies (Level 1)
This 30-minute class is designed for beginning swimmers ages 3 to 5 that are afraid in the water or cannot submerge completely. The course focuses on skills including water entry, blowing bubbles, front and back float, and basic kicking and arm movements.
Minnows (Level 2)
This 30-minute class is for swimmers ages 5 to 7 who have mastered Level 1 skills. The course focuses on front and back floats, glides, and swimming short lengths using a form of front or back crawl.
Gliders (Level 3)
This 30-minute class is for swimmers ages 7 and up who have mastered Level 2 skills. The course focuses on the front and back crawl, and swimming at least half a pool length using the proper stroke.
Members can schedule private lessons with our certified lifeguards.
More information is coming soon for the 2021 season.