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Aquatics

Group Swim Lessons

A set schedule of lessons with a minimum enrollment of three participants and a maximum of six participants to one instructor. If the minimum enrollment is not met, we reserve the right to combine or cancel classes. Weekday group sessions consists of eight 40-minute lessons. Parent-tot lessons are 30 minutes. Make-up lessons only available for illness or cancellations due to weather. Please notify the swim-lesson coordinators ahead of time if you will need a make-up lesson.

Spring Group Swim Lesson Schedule

* Registration for Spring 2019 Group Swim Lessons will open on Monday, January 7.

Swim Lesson Rates
Lesson(s) HRC Member Cost Non-Member Cost
Weekday $56.00 $70.00

*Members include Butler University students and HRC members. If you are an HRC member, please email aquatics@butler.edu to receive your discount code.
 

Swim Lesson Times
Day Dates Time Level(s)

M/W Session I

M/W Session II

02/11 - 03/06

03/25 - 04/17

5:00 - 5:40pm Parent Tot, Level 4-6

M/W Session I

M/W Session II

02/11 - 03/06

03/25 - 04/17

5:50 - 6:30pm Preschool, Level 1-3

T/R Session I

T/R Session II

02/12 - 03/07

03/26 - 04/18

5:00 - 5:40pm

Parent Tot, Level 4-6

T/R Session I

T/R Session II

02/12 - 03/07

03/26 - 04/18

5:50 - 6:30pm Preschool, Level 1-3

*Lessons will not take place on Thursday, October 11 due to Butler University's Fall Break.

How to Register

You must register for swim lessons via ActiveNet. If you don't already have an account, you will need to create one in order to register.

* Registration for Spring 2019  Group Swim Lessons will open on Monday, January 7.

 

View Registration Instructions

 

FAQ

What if I'm not sure of my child's skill level?

Pick the level that best fits your child's ability. If on the first day the student needs to be moved to a different level, the swim lesson coordinator will help with this process. 

Skill Requirements

Below describes the skills children must be able to perform for each level of youth swim lessons.

Parent Tot: Ages 1-3 years old, parent who is able to swim must accompany the child in the water at all times. Children must wear swimming diapers throughout class.

Preschool: 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. (Required to be 3 years of age by start of lessons.)

Level 1: 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.)

Level 2: 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.

Level 3: Able to float unsupported for at least 5 seconds on front and back and swim 5 yards of front and back crawl without assistance.

Level 4: Can swim 15 yards front crawl using rhythmic breathing, swim 15 yards of back crawl, and tread water for 30 seconds

Level 5: Child is able to swim 25 yards of front/back crawl, 15 yards of breaststroke, and tread water for 1 minute

Level 6: Continuously swim front and back crawl for 50 yards, breaststroke and elementary backstroke for 25 yards, and tread water for 2 minutes

Adult: Ranges from no experience to athletic practice; private/semi-private lessons are available

What if I cannot make a lesson, who do I contact?

Please contact the swim-lesson coordinators by email at aquatics@butler.edu.

How big are the class sizes?

The classes range from 4 to 6 students, with 6 being the maximum for one instructor.

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 with whom you can address your questions and concerns, or you may send an email to aquatics@butler.edu