Puffers

Instructor/Student Ratio: 1 / 4 | Class length: 30 minutes

Select Puffers Class When:
Student is 6 to 12 years old. A beginner who does not know how to swim. Uses floaties or a lifejacket and is not comfortable.

Class Goal:
Demonstrate a comfortable and independent back float and glide with their head down, eyes in the water 3 – 5 feet.

Safety:
We practice every lesson if child falls in the water, turn and get to the wall and pull their bodies out of the water. As they grow, this will become a muscle memory and a habit.

Next level is: Stingrays class.

Stingrays

Instructor/Student Ratio: 1 / 4 | Class length: 30 minutes

Select Stingray’s Class When:
Student is 6 to 12 years old. Comfortable swimming independently, head down/eyes in on their belly. Able to float on their backs independently and come out to instructor without assistance.

Class Goal:
The foundation of freestyle and backstroke with correct body position and arm position. The body position is prepared for learning side breathing in this level.

Safety:
We practice safety swims each lesson and begin to add some distance in the swims.

Next level is: Seals class.

Seals

Instructor/Student Ratio: 1 / 4 | Class length: 30 minutes

Select Seals Class When:
Student is 6 to 12 years old and graduated from the Stingrays class or can swim freestyle progression and backstroke with proper form.

Class Goal:
Freestyle side breathing to their preferred side as well as maintain back streamline and kicks while learning backstroke arms. Demonstrate butterfly and breaststroke kicks.

Safety:
Safety swims practiced with further distance.

Next level is: Dolphins class.

Dolphins

Instructor/Student Ratio: 1 / 4 | Class length: 30 minutes

Select Dolphins Class When:
Student is 6 to 12 years old and graduated from the Seals class or are able to swim using preferred side breathing, swim backstroke and be able to demonstrate butterfly and breaststroke kicks.

Class Goal:
Freestyle side breathing to their non-preferred side as well as learn backstroke, butterfly and breaststroke progressions.

Safety:
Safety swims practiced with further distance.

Next level is: Sharks class.

Sharks

Instructor/Student Ratio: 1 / 4 | Class length: 30 minutes

Select Sharks Class When:
Student is 6 to 12 years old and graduated from the Dolphins class or are able to swim using non preferred side breathing, able to swim backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly progressions.

Class Goal:
Bilateral breathing; breathing for butterfly and breaststroke; and be comfortable with flip turns at the wall.

Safety:
Safety swims practiced with further distance.

Next level is: Pre Swim Team or Swim For Fitness

Welcome to The Aquatic Zone. We look forward to helping you feel safe and confident in the water. See you at the pools! REMINDER: The Aquatic Zone will be closed for Memorial Day from Friday, May 27th to Monday, May 30th . We will reopen on Tuesday, May 31st as normal.
Welcome to The Aquatic Zone. We look forward to helping you feel safe and confident in the water. See you at the pools! REMINDER: The Aquatic Zone will be closed for Memorial Day from Friday, May 27th to Monday, May 30th . We will reopen on Tuesday, May 31st as normal.
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