CLASS LEVELS
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Parent and Me

Ages 6 months - 3 years

Skills include: blowing bubbles, kicking, holding onto the wall, floating on front and back, and water safety skills. Children must wear swim diapers.

Level 1

Beginners, ages 5 and up

Ratio 6:1
Skills include: water adjustment, bobbing, blowing bubbles, kicking, floating on front and back, gliding, and combined leg and arm actions on front.

Level 3

Must Have Passed Level 2

Ratio 8:1
Skills include: front crawl, backstroke, side breathing, and elementary backstroke.

Level 5

Must Have Passed Level 4

Ratio 10:1
Skills include: endurance – front crawl, backstroke, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, and sidestroke – and front flip turns.

P.A.L.S.

Ages 3 years - 9 years

Parent assisted learn to swim is a class designed for those children with special learning needs. Parents remain in the water with the child to assist with the learning process, in a warm, shallow water pool.
Starfish PALS – 3-5 year olds (tiny tots and level 1 skills)
Tadpole PALS – 6-9 year olds (level 1 and level 2 skills)

Tiny Tots

Ages 3-4 (Preeschool Age)

Ratio 5:1
Skills include: bobbing, kicking, exhaling under water through mouth and nose, floating on front and back, and introduction to arm strokes.

Level 2

Must have passed Level 1, or aged out and passed Tiny Tots

Ratio 6:1
Skills include: floating on front and back, gliding, combined leg and arm actions on front and back.

Level 4

Must Have Passed Level 3

Ratio 8:1
Skills include: front crawl, backstroke, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, and sidestroke.

Level 6 - Junior Lifegaurd Preparation

Must Have Passed Level 5

Ratio 10:1
Skills include: endurance – front crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke –, lifesaving skills – Using a buoy, survival swimming, turning in the water, treading water, observation skills, retrieving objects from deep water.


Not sure which level to choose? Click here to check out our prerequisites for each level.


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