Clearwater Swim Lesson Program

Lessons are $30.00 for 2 weeks for all levels.  Levels 2 – 6 are 45-minute classes Monday thru Friday and Tiny Tots and Level 1 are 30-minute classes Monday thru Thursday. All classes must have a minimum of 5 enrolled for the class to be held.  If the City must cancel your class because there are not enough students, you will have a choice to move to another class or receive a refund.

 

Tiny Tots – BEGINNER MINNOW

The objective of Tiny Tots is introducing the student to water under the supervision of a parent (adult must be in the water with student).

  • Ages:     3 – 5 Years
  • Prerequisites: All swim levels. Classes grouped by child’s skills and experiences.

Level 1 – ADVANCED MINNOW         

For children who are taking lessons for the first time or who need to build confidence in the water.

  • Ages:     6 – 16 years
  • Prerequisite: Put face in water, stay attentive
  • Exit Requirements: 1) Enter independently, travel 5 yards, bob 3 times and then exit. 2) Glide on front for two body lengths, roll onto back and float for 3 seconds, recover to vertical position.

Level 2 – FISH

  • Ages: 6 – 16 years
  • Prerequisites: Confidence in shallow water, go underwater, float & kick without assistance.
  • Exit Requirements: 1) Step from side into chest-deep water, move into front float for 5 seconds, roll to back, float for 5 seconds, then return to vertical position. 2) Move into a back float for 5 seconds, roll to front then recover to a vertical position. 3) Push off and swim using arms and legs on from for 5 body lengths, roll to back, float for 15 seconds, roll to front and continue swimming for 5 body lengths.

Level 3 – STINGRAY

  • Ages: 6 – 16 years
  • Prerequisites: Basic Front and Back-Crawls, float in deep water without assistance.
  • Exit Requirements: 1) Jump into deep water from the side, swim front crawl for 15 yards, maintain position by treading or floating for 30 seconds and swim backstroke for 15 yards.

Level 4 - BARRACUDA

  • Ages: 6 – 16 years
  • Prerequisites: Crawl stroke with side-breathing & Back-Crawl for 10 yards, the Kneeling-Dive, and swim in deep water.
  • Exit Requirements: 1) Perform a feet first entry into deep water, swim front crawl for 25 yards, change direction and swim backstroke for 25 yards. 2) Swim breaststroke for 15 yards, change direction and back crawl for 15 yards.

Level 5 - DOLPHIN

Provides teens with a stress-free environment among peers to create comfortable learning. Classes are grouped according to the individual skills and experience.

  • Ages: 6 – 16 years
  • Prerequisites: Crawl stroke & Backstroke 25 yards, the Sidestroke kick for 15 yards, Breaststroke for 15 yards, Elementary Backstroke for 15 yards, Butterfly for 15 yards, tread water 1 min.
  • Exit Requirements: 1) Perform a shallow angle dive into deep water, swim front crawl for 50 yards, change direction and swim backstroke for 50 yards. 2) Swim breaststroke for 25 yards, change direction and swim back crawl for 25 yards.

Level 6 - SHARK

This class emphasizes stroke refinement, endurance building, competitive techniques, and personal safety.

  • Ages: 6 – 16 years
  • Prerequisites: Crawl stroke & Back stroke 50 yards, Sidestroke, Breaststroke, & Butterfly 25 yards, and a long shallow dive. Front and back open turns.
  • Exit Requirements: 1) Swim 500 yards continuously using 3 strokes, swimming at least 50 yards of each stroke. 2) Perform the Cooper 12-minute swim test and compare results with pre-assessment results.


2020 Clearwater Swim Lesson Sessions


There will be 3 Sessions for Swim Lesson starting June 15th. The Session dates are as follows:

SESSION DATES

June 15th - June 26th

July 6th – July 17th

July 20th – July 31st


Class times and Swim Levels will be the same in each session. The levels and class times are as follows

SWIM LEVEL

CLASS TIME

DAY OF WEEK

2 – 6

11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Mon – Fri

2 – 6

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM

Mon – Fri

Tiny Tots

6:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Mon – Thurs

1

6:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Mon – Thurs