Swimming Program

SWIMMING LESSONS
One-on-one lessons are offered seven days a week (based on availability) by our experienced group of instructors. Lessons are perfect for all levels and will be designed around the specific needs and requirements of the child. Lessons are taught in either the heated main family pool or the heated lap pool depending on the time of the day and pool usage.
$30 per half hour

BOATHOUSE SWIM SQUAD
The Swim Squad is for children that are currently involved in a swim team and looking for a higher level of instruction and participation.
Tuesday & Thursday 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
$75 Registration Fee

Swim Level Descriptions

LEVEL 1: INTRODUCTION TO WATER SKILLS
The purpose of this class is to help children feel comfortable in the water. They will learn basic water safety rules, submerging their mouth, nose and eyes underwater and picking up a submerged object. They will also learn supported swimming on their back and front, exhaling underwater and supported floating on their front and back.

LEVEL 2: FUNDAMENTAL AQUATIC SKILLS
The purpose of this class is to teach fundamental skills. Children are taught to move in the water with their head submerged. They will learn the front and back glide, treading water, bobbing in the water, the jellyfish float and using a combined stroke on front and back.

LEVEL 3: STROKE DEVELOPMENT
This class builds on the skills learned in level 2. Children will perfect their front and back crawl, kneeling or standing dive and rotary breathing in a horizontal position. They also learn the survival and back float, the butterfly kick and body motion.

LEVEL 4: STROKE IMPROVEMENT
During this class children develop confidence in strokes they have learnt and improve other aquatic skills. They learn safe diving rules, dive from a stride position, a survival float, back float, elementary backstroke, breast and butterfly stroke and the front and back crawl.

LEVEL 5: STROKE REFINEMENT
This class teaches further coordination and refinement of strokes including the breast stroke, butterfly, front and back crawl. Children also learn survival swimming, a tuck and pike surface dive, front and backstroke flip turn and the side stroke.

LEVEL 6: SWIMMING AND SKILL PROFICIENCY
This level refines the strokes learned in 1-5 so children swim them with ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Level 6 is designed with “menu” options. These options include: Personal Water Safety, Fundamentals of Diving, Lifeguard Readiness and Fitness Swimmer to prepare children to participate in more advanced courses such as Water Safety Instructor and Lifeguard Training.