Level 1: Hatchlings (Parent and Child)

Water Discovery and Exploration are the primary focus. Introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment. Focuses on exploring body positions, fundamental safety, and aquatic skills. Recommended for swimmers who are not able/comfortable with verbal cues from the instructor without a parent in the water. The class will be taught by a certified and trained lifeguard.

Prerequisites: Must be at least 6 months in age and have parent/guardian/caregiver participation.
Ages: 6 Months – 2 Years
Location: GTCC Pool, zero-entry shallow area
Class size: limited to 5 swimmers & 5 parents
Member Cost: $85 per session group

Monday and Wednesday: 12:00-12:30 PM
July 5 through July 28 (8 lessons)

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Level 2: Little Penguins

Water Movement & Acclimation are the primary focus. This introductory-level class is recommended for first-time swimmers. Increases comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills performed independently. The class will be taught by a certified and trained lifeguard.

Prerequisites: Must be toilet trained, be able to follow verbal commands, and willing to work in the water without a parent (parent must be present at the pool deck but will not be participating in the lesson)
Ages: 3 – 5
Location: GTCC Pool, stairs closest to locker rooms
Class size: limited to 5 swimmers
Member Cost: $85 per session group

Monday and Wednesday: 12:40-1:10 PM
July 5 through July 28 (8 lessons)

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Level 3: Royal Penguins

Water Stamina is the primary focus. Develops endurance, forward movement in the water, and basic self-rescue skills all performed independently. Recommended for swimmers who are not yet able to do a front or back float on his or her own. The class will be taught by 1 certified and trained lifeguard.

Prerequisites: Must be comfortable with underwater exploration, have some experience in water movement & acclimation, be able to follow verbal commands, and willing to work in the water without a parent (parent must be present at the pool deck but will not be participating in the lesson)
Ages: 5 – 7
Location: GTCC Pool, stairs closest to locker rooms
Class size: limited to 5 swimmers
Member Cost: $85 per session group

Monday and Wednesday: 1:20-1:50 PM
July 5 through July 28 (8 lessons)

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Level 4: King Penguins

Water Stroke Introduction and Development are the primary focus. Introduces basic stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl, butterfly and breaststroke kick, and reinforces water safety through treading water and building endurance. Recommended for swimmers who are not yet able to swim at least 15 yards while performing a front and backstroke and crawl stroke. The class will be taught by 1 certified and trained lifeguard.

Prerequisites: Comfortable with forward movement in the water, basic self-rescue skills, be able to follow verbal commands, and willing to work in the water without a parent.
Ages: 7 and up
Location: GTCC Pool, stairs by back gate
Class size: limited to 5 swimmers
Member Cost: $85 per session group

Monday and Wednesday: 2:00-2:30 PM
July 5 through July 28 (8 lessons)

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PENGUIN DEVELOPMENT

Advanced Lessons – Swim Team Prep

Penguin Development is for swimmers ages 7 and up that that have mastered Level 4 skills per the above 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.

2021 Practice Schedule
June 14 – July 22 (M-F)
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Cost: $150 per child, includes Georgetown Penguins swim cap

REGISTRATION FOR PENGUIN DEVELOPMENT IS CLOSED FOR THE 2021 SEASON

PRIVATE LESSONS

Georgetown offers private swim lessons for children and adults of all skill levels taught by our certified lifeguards. Lessons are $20 per hour per individual. If you are interested in private lessons, please complete the form below and our staff will identify the right level of instruction that works with your schedule.

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