Ages 1-3yrs. old, parent who is able to swim must accompany the
child in the water at all times. Children must wear swimming
diapers throughout class.
New to the water, but willing to learn. Should be able to listen
and follow directions from the instructor and be independent from
their parent. (Age of 3 required by start of lessons)
Some experience with the water, is willing to work away from the
wall. Child is capable to enter and exit the pool with little
assistance. (Age of 5 is preferred by start of lessons)
Be able to comfortably place face and head in water. Child is
capable to enter and exit the pool unassisted. Can perform front
and back float for 3 seconds with support.
Able to float unsupported for at least 5 seconds on front and
back and swim 5 yards of front and back crawl without
Can swim 15 yards front crawl using rhythmic breathing, swim 15
yards of back crawl, and tread water for 30 seconds
Child is able to swim 25 yards of front/back crawl, 15 yards of
breaststroke, and tread water for 1 minute.
Continuously swim front and back crawl for 50 yards,
breaststroke and elementary backstroke for 25 yards, and tread
water for 2 minutes.
Ranges from no experience to athletic practice.
Private/semi-private lessons are available.
1. What if I'm not sure of my child's
Above is the skill requirement list for each level. Pick
the level that fit with your child's ability the best. If
on the first day, the student needs to be moved to a different
level, the swim lesson coordinator will help with this
2. What if I cannot make a lesson, who do I
Please contact the Director
of Aquatics, Terese McAninch, or the swim
lesson coordinators by the email firstname.lastname@example.org
3. How big are the class sizes?
The classes range from 4 to 6 students, with 6 being the
maximum for one instructor.
4. Who do I contact if I have a question or concern with
my child's group lesson?
At each group lesson, there will be at least one swim
lesson coordinator present whom you can address your questions and
concerns with, or you may send an email to email@example.com