About Swim Lessons
The Whitewater Aquatic and Fitness Center offers group and private swim lessons.
Group Swim Lessons
Group swim lessons consist of eight lessons scheduled on Monday and Wednesday for four weeks. The minimum for a class to be held is 3 and the maximum is 10. If classes are canceled, a credit is given (no refunds are issued). Swim lessons cost $50.00 members; $60, non-members.
Private Swim Lessons
Private swim lessons are offered to any age swimmer wanting to learn how to swim, improve their swim strokes, or any level in between. Private lessons are offered year-round to fit your family's schedule. Lessons are 30 minutes in length and customized to the swimmer's ability. We also offer semi-private lessons.
Group Swim Lessons
Parent Tot: (6 months-3 years) The first swim class
Objective: Get child comfortable in the water using games and having the parents be there for support.
Main Skills: Getting used to the water, blowing bubbles, kicking on your stomach and back, floating all is done with the parents help.
Level Pre-1: Water Adjustment (3-4 years) Beginner
Objective: To introduce young swimmers to their first swimming experience (with no parent in the water).
Main Skills: Water entry/exit, bubbles, beginning kick and arm stroke.
Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills (5+ years) Beginner
Objective: To help young swimmers to feel comfortable in the water.
Main Skills: submerge face, assisted front/back float and kicking, alternating arm action.
Level Pre-2: Introduction to Fundamental Aquatic Skills (3-4 years) Advanced Beginner
Objective: To introduce swimmers to independent swimming.
Main Skills: Front/back float, glide, alternating arms, kicking & finning stroke on back.
Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills Endurance
Objective: To build endurance on fundamental skills.
Main Skills: Breath control, back finning, front/back crawl, elementary backstroke and treading water.
Level 3: Stroke Development
Objective: To build endurance and fundamental skills
Main Skills: Front crawl with rotary (side) breathing, survival floating, elementary backstroke, tread water and introduction to breaststroke, sidestroke and dolphin kicks.
Level 4: Stroke Improvement
Objective: To build endurance and coordinate all strokes
Main skills: Front/back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke and butterfly.
Level 5: Stroke Refinement
Objective: To refine all strokes
Main Skills: Front/back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke, butterfly (added yardage).
Level 6: Fitness Swimmer
Objective: Swimming for fitness or competition, fundamentals of personal water safety.
Main Skills: Increase endurance on all strokes, open/flip turns, underwater pull and swim workout elements. Learn the fundamentals of diving from starting blocks. Learn how to help self and safely assist others in trouble in or around water
Swim Lesson Session Dates:
Weekday Sessions: September 18th-October 11th
Saturday Sessions: September 23rd-November 11th