Group Swim Lessons

Our group swim lessons, taught by Red Cross Certified Instructors, have low student-to-teacher ratios. With sessions running year-round, now is the best time to take the plunge into group lessons!

Registration options:

Online 

In-person at the Bob Burger Recreation Center

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AQUA BABY AND TOTS (6 mo. - 3 years)

AQUA BABY (AGES 6-24 MONTHS) 

Designed to help children develop a high comfort level in the water while training parents in water safety and drowning prevention. 

Pre-requisite: One parent must be in the water with each child. Swim diapers are required.

AQUA TOTS (AGES 24-36 MONTHS) 

Students will learn to float, blow bubbles, put their faces in the water independently, and be introduced to deeper water. 

Pre-requisite: One parent must be in the water with each child. Swim diapers are required. 

DOLPHIN (3-5 years)

Dolphin 1 

The goals of this lesson are for participants to be in a class setting and go under the water independently. Students will learn to float, control breath underwater, and move forward in the water. Pre-requisite: Children must be ready to participate in a group setting. 

Dolphin 2 

This lesson’s goals are to learn the front crawl stroke with breathing and develop comfort in deep water. Pre-requisite: Independently float on front and back, and forward movement through the water. 

Dolphin 3 

Dolphin 3 lesson goals are to improve strokes, endurance, basic dives, and comfort level in deep water. Pre-requisite: Swim 15 yards with coordinated arm and leg movement 

LEVELS 1-6 (6 years and older)

Level 1 Goals: 

To be in a class setting and go underwater independently. Pre-requisite: Children must be ready to participate in a group setting. 

Level 2 Goals: 

Floating, breath control underwater, and forward movement in the water. Pre-requisite: Going underwater without hesitation. 

Level 3 Beginner Goals:

 Front Crawl, deep water adjustment, and treading. Pre-requisite: Floating on front and back independently, and forward movement through the water.

Level 3 Advanced Goals: 

Front crawl with breathing, elementary backstroke, diving basics, and treading. Pre-requisite: Level 3 Beginner.

Level 4 Goals:

 Stroke work for four competitive strokes, plus sidestroke, elementary backstroke, and underwater swimming. Pre-requisite: Swim 15 yards of front crawl with breathing. 

Level 5 Goals: 

Increase swimming efficiency and distance. Pre-requisite: Swim 25 yards front crawl with breathing, breaststroke, and elementary backstroke. 

Level 6 Goals:

 Increase swimming efficiency and distance. Pre-requisite: Swim 25 yards front crawl with breathing, breaststroke, and elementary backstroke

Fall Swim Lessons Schedule

Fall Swim Lessons (pdf)

Questions?

If you have any questions regarding our swim lessons please contact our Swim Lesson Coordinator, Katie Haldeman.