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YOUTH GROUP SWIM LESSONS (AGES 3-15 YEARS)

We offer weekday and weekend lessons for all levels and for ages 3-15 years. Children must be able to perform skills listed prior to entering the program level.

Online registration begins on the open enrollment for members only. Logon to proclub.com with your username, select My PRO Club, and then select Program Registration.

PRESCHOOL 1/YOUTH 1 (Ages 3-12)
Beginner level, no experience required.

PRESCHOOL 2/YOUTH 2 (Ages 3-12)
Submerge head in a rhythmic pattern (5 times). Front float, face-down and back float independently. Independent swim on front, face-down (20 feet).

PRESCHOOL 3/YOUTH 3 (Ages 3-12)
Front, face-down glide and back glide. Front crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing by rolling onto back (15 yards). Independent swim on back with flutter kick and horizontal body position. Backstroke (15 yards). Elementary backstroke (10 yards).

PRESCHOOL 4/YOUTH 4 (Ages 3-12)
Crawl stroke with side breathing, backstroke and elementary backstroke (25 yards). Breaststroke with proper arm movement and kick (25 yards). Comfortable swimming in water up to 9 feet deep.

PRESCHOOL 5/YOUTH 5 (Ages 3-12)
Crawl stroke with alternate side breathing and backstroke (50 yards). Breaststroke with proper technique combining proper arm movement, kick and breathing (50 yards). Butterfly with proper dolphin kick (25 yards). Dive in kneeling and standing position. Tread water for 1 minute. Swim underwater (5 yards).

PRE-COMPETITION (Ages 3-12)
Must successfully complete Youth 5 or pass tryouts. Crawl stroke with alternate side breathing and backstroke (100 yards). Breaststroke with proper technique and timing (100 yards). Butterfly with proper technique combining arm movement, kick and breathing (25 yards). Dive from starting blocks.

PRE-COMPETITION PLUS (Ages 3-12)
Must successfully complete Pre-Competition or pass tryouts. Crawl stroke with alternate side breathing and backstroke with flip turns (150 yards). Breaststroke with proper technique and timing (150 yards). Butterfly with proper technique combining arm movement, kick, and breathing (50 yards). Dive from starting blocks.

TEEN 1 (Ages 12-15)
For teens who are comfortable in water but haven’t had any formal lessons. Independent swimming is not required. Learn basic movements in the water including gliding, breathing techniques, basic freestyle, and backstroke. Introduction to breaststroke and butterfly skills.

TEEN 2 (Ages 12-15)
For those who have completed Teen 1 (or a comparable level) and are comfortable in water up to nine feet deep. Class will focus on improving efficiency and endurance in all four strokes (similar to a Youth 4/Youth 5 class).

TINY BUBBLES (Ages 3-5)
Suited to children new to the water, fearful of water, or those who are transitioning to swimming independently (without parental assistance).

YOUTH BREASTSTROKE (Ages 6-12)
Focus on improving your breaststroke technique. Perfect complement to regular group lessons.


BABY AQUATICS (AGES 6 MONTHS – 36 MONTHS)

Our Baby Aquatics classes introduce your child to water in a safe, structured and inviting environment using songs, games and repetition. An adult water companion is required for baby and toddler level classes. Swim diapers are required and available for purchase in the Aquatics Concierge office.

BABY 1 (6-17 months)
Emphasis is on developing comfort in the water, assisted locomotion, and building basic water skills.

TODDLER 1 (18-36 months)
Parent/child program for first timers or returning students who wish to increase their comfort level on their back, bubbles, and kicks. Emphasis is on comfort in and movement through the water.

TODDLER 2 (18-36 months)
Parent/child program for those who are comfortable in the water. This class helps acclimate students to skills taught in our preschool program and includes floats, kicks with kickboard, bubbles, and alternate arm action.

2 PLUS 2 (24-36 months)
Lessons for 2-year-olds in groups of two. Perfect for toddlers who are ready to transition to independent swimming without parental assistance. Students are taught swimming skills including blowing bubbles, floats, kicks and arm movement.

PRIVATE LESSONS

Offered for both children and adults. Lessons may be scheduled at any time, based on instructor availability. Whether you have a preference for a specific instructor or need help finding one, we’re happy to assist you. Cancellations received less than 24 hours in advance are charged the full rate. Rates based on instructor’s experience. Private swim lessons are also available for three students and four students. Please contact the Aquatic Center Concierge for instructor availability, rates, and for availability in the Multi-Purpose Pool. Prices do not include sales tax.