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Beginner

ages 5-17

We offer three class levels for beginner swimmers ages 5-17 in our Beginner group classes. Find your child’s lesson level using our Level Finder Tool.

Beginner 1

Beginner 1 classes are for children who have no swimming skills and may or may not be comfortable in the water.

age range:

5-17

student-instructor ratio:

4:1

class length:

30 minutes

frequency:

Objectives:
  • breath control
  • freestyle
  • beginner breathing
  • streamline kicking
  • back floating
  • jumping into the pool and returning to the wall

Beginner 2

Beginner 2 classes are for children who are able to move through the water 5-10 feet independently and back float with assistance.

age range:

5-17

student-instructor ratio:

4:1

class length:

30 minutes

frequency:

Objectives:
  • streamline kicking
  • freestyle
  • breathing
  • back floating
  • back kicking
  • deep end swimming
  • beginner diving

Beginner 3

Beginner 3 classes are for children who can swim 5-10 yards freestyle independently and back float independently.

age range:

5-17

student-instructor ratio:

4:1

class length:

30 minutes

frequency:

Objectives:
  • streamline kicking
  • freestyle
  • bilateral breathing
  • backstroke
  • dolphin kicking
  • deep end swimming
  • diving