Swimming lessons are offered year-round with a low 8:1 maximum student-to-instructor ratio to create strong swimmers through personalized skill development based on age, ability, and confidence in the water. Having mastered the fundamentals, proficient swimmers in all six strokes and earlier headfirst entries, swimmers continue to refine stroke mechanics and stroke endurance. Level 5 and Level 6 place emphasis on swimming as a life-long skill, a great source of exercise, and a challenging sport.
Classes are approximately 50 minutes
Prerequisites: Pass Level 4 or can swim multiple 25-yard laps of front crawl and elementary backstroke with near-perfect technique; and at least 15 yards of back crawl, breaststroke, and butterfly.
Proficient swimmers continue to refine all six strokes while utilizing long-distance swimming techniques to build endurance. Emphasis is placed on learning shallow dives, open turns, and flip turns.
Prerequisites: Pass Level 5 or can perform a shallow angle dive; swim 50 yards of front crawl and elementary backstroke; and 25 yards of back crawl and breaststroke all with efficient turns.
Utilizing longer distances, proficient swimmers build endurance and continue to refine all six-stroke techniques. Emphasis is placed on encouraging swimming as a part of a healthy lifestyle. Swimmers are introduced to fitness and competitive swimming skills.