Grade School Swim Classes
Swimming is an excellent way to stay fit and active, and we offer five levels of classes for youth, based on age and swimming ability.
Penguins 1 & 2: Get children with little or no swimming experience started with the basics. Water safety, floating, kicks, arm action and use of legs introduce kids to this terrific sport. Penguins 1, ages 6 ½ – 12 Years Old. Penguins 2, ages 8 – 12 Years Old.
Stingrays: Swimmers must demonstrate all
skills listed in Penguins as well as the ability to swim 10 yards
without support. Skills taught include freestyle, breaststroke
and butterfly kick,
elementary backstroke as well as additional water safety. Ages 6 ½ – 12 Years Old.
Barracudas: Front crawl, back crawl, backstroke, breaststroke and sidestroke kick, along with treading water make this class fun as kids sharpen and expand their swimming skills. Ages 7 – 13 Years Old.
Sharks: The sharks are sharp as they focus on endurance with backstroke and freestyle, master freestyle breathing and build on the butterfly and elementary backstroke. Turning at the wall is introduced. Requirements include: freestyle with side breathing, backstroke and elementary backstroke for 25 yards. Ages 8 – 14 Years Old.