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Swim lessons DianaThe Beginner Lessons begin at age 3 and up, depending upon skills. 



Preschool (PS) -Jelly Fish

Ages 3 & 4

Preschool is an introduction level to group learning without a guardian in the water. The main goal is to gain confidence and knowledge in basic swim skills which include floating and front crawl with an introduction to rhythmic breathing. Swimmers will learn the following:

  • Unassisted entry/exit
  • Front/back float with instructor support
  • Flutter kicking on front/back with barbell support
  • Front crawl arms
  • Rhythmic breathing with bubbles

Level 1 (L1) - Angel Fish

Ages 3 1/2 or passed preschool

Swimmers will learn basic exploration that leads to assisted swimming. Students should be comfortable in the water and come prepared to put their face in the water. The main objective of level one is to expand knowledge and confidence in floats, glides , and front crawl with rhythmic breathing. Swimmers will learn the following:

  • Independent front/back floats for 5 seconds
  • Introduction to front/back glides with instructor support
  • Flutter kicking on front/back with barbell support
  • Front crawl arms with rhythmic breathing and support

Youth Beginner (YB)

Ages 6 and older

This class is for ages 6 and older who are new to swim lessons or haven't been in lessons for several years. Students will be in a class with other school-aged children and learn at a faster pace. Students can continue to take youth beginner until they reach a level that includes their peers.


Level 2 (L2) - Sea Monkeys

The objective of Level 2 is to help swimmers successfully manage fundamental skills as they progress toward swimming unassisted. Swimmers must be comfortable on their own, fully submerged in an area they can touch. The main goal is to develop and confidence and competence in floating, gliding, and kicking independently while gaining the knowledge in front crawl with rhythmic breathing without support. Swimmers will learn the following:

  • Front/back float independently for 10 seconds
  • Front/back glides with flutter kick
  • Flutter kicking on front/back with barbell support for 8 yards
  • Front crawl with rhythmic breathing and barbell support for 8 yards
  • Elementary backstroke arms
  • Jump into deep water, submerge, and return to wall independently