We offer swim classes for all ages, infant to adult. We follow both YMCA and American Red Cross standards. Students are divided into classes based on age and ability. Lessons are 25 minutes twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Classes for children 6 to 35 months will require parent participation in the water. Please read below to learn about our different classes. If you are not sure where your child fits in please click the image to the right help select a class. If you are already to register click here.
Private Swim Lessons: Adaptive swim program to help swimmers that are unable to participate in group swim lessons. Swim Angelfish Certified instructors assist swimmers with special needs to overcome obstacles and learn to swim without discomfort. *Must schedule with Swim Lessons Supervisor and have preapproval, contact Michelle Delepine.
6 months to 35 months*
*For swimmers ages 6 months to 35 months, parent/caregiver must be in the water:
Stage A – Water Discovery: Introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment. The goals for this stage include introducing and emphasizing basic water safety to parents and providing a positive family aquatic experience.
Stage B – Water Exploration: Focuses on exploring body positions, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills. The goals for this stage include encouraging parents to set developmentally appropriate expectations for infants and toddlers.
Ages 3 to 5 years
Stage 1 & 2 – Water Acclimation & Water Movement: Students are introduced to the pool, develop safe water habits, become comfortable with underwater exploration, and learn to safely exit a body of water. Students focus on body position and control, forward movement, directional change, and basic self-rescue skills.
Ages 6 to 12 years
Stage 1 & 2 – Water Acclimation /Water Movement: Students are introduced to the pool, develop safe water habits, become comfortable with underwater exploration, and learn to safely exit a body of water. Students focus on body position and control, forward movement, directional change, and basic self-rescue skills.
Stage 3 – Water Stamina: Students need to be comfortable in the water and swim 5 yards independently. Students learn basic stroke techniques, integrating arm action, leg action, and rhythmic breathing in back and front glides developing forward movement on the front and back.
Stage 4 – Stroke Introduction: For swimmers who can swim 20 yards comfortably. Students build endurance, refine rotary breathing, practice safety techniques, develop the basic front crawl and back crawl strokes and are introduced to components of the breaststroke and butterfly strokes.
Ages 13 and up (teen & adult)
Swim Team Prep (ages 6-18 years)
Stage 5 – Stroke Development: Students in this stage work on stroke technique and learn all major competitive strokes. The emphasis on water safety continues through treading water and sidestroke. Students develop stamina in the basic front crawl and back crawl strokes, learn the breast and butterfly strokes. Deep water safety is also reinforced. Students should be able to swim 50 yards continuously with rotary breathing.
Stage 6 – Stroke Mechanics: Students refine stroke technique on all major competitive strokes, learn about competitive swimming, and discover how to incorporate swimming into a healthy lifestyle. Students in this stage focus on developing endurance in the competitive strokes. They develop skills related to competitive swimming like flip turns & enhance techniques. Deep water safety is also reinforced. Students should be able to swim 100 yards continuously with rotary breathing.