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Toddlers

ages 3-4

We offer four class levels for toddlers ages 3 years to 4 years, 11 months, in our H2O Tots group classes, with each level building on existing swimming skills. Find your child’s lesson level using our Level Finder Tool.

H2O Tots 1

H2O Tots 1 is for children who have no swimming skills, who are comfortable in the water but unable to swim or back float independently.

age range:

3 years - 4 years, 11 months

student-instructor ratio:

4:1

class length:

30 minutes

frequency:

Objectives:
  • breath control
  • streamline kicking
  • back floating
  • jumping into the pool and returning to the wall
  • rolling over from front float to back float
  • beginner freestyle (“big swimmer arms”)

H2O Tots 2

H2O Tots 2 is for children who can swim 3-5 feet without assistance, who are comfortable in the water but unable to swim or back float independently.

age range:

3 years - 4 years, 11 months

student-instructor ratio:

4:1

class length:

30 minutes

frequency:

Objectives:
  • streamline kicking
  • freestyle
  • beginner breathing
  • back floating
  • rolling over from front to back
  • jumping into the pool and returning to the wall
  • beginner diving

H2O Tots 3

H2O Tots 3 is for children who can swim 5-10 feet using big swimmer arms (freestyle) without assistance, can back float independently, and can jump into the pool and return to the side without assistance.

age range:

3 years - 4 years, 11 months

student-instructor ratio:

4:1

class length:

30 minutes

frequency:

Objectives:
  • streamline kicking
  • freestyle
  • breathing
  • back kicking
  • backstroke arms
  • diving
  • deep end swimming
  • dolphin kick

H2O Tots Stroke Instruction

H2O Tots Stroke Instruction is for children who can swim 15-20 yards freestyle (rolling to breathe or rolling on back to breathe), can swim 15-20 yards backstroke, and can jump into the pool and return to the side without assistance.

age range:

3 years - 4 years, 11 months

student-instructor ratio:

4:1

class length:

30 minutes

frequency:

Objectives:
  • freestyle
  • backstroke
  • beginner breaststroke
  • beginner butterfly
  • beginner racing starts