Our Levels

Parent & Me

Ages 6 Weeks - 24 Months

Private: 20 Minutes & Group: 40 Minutes

About the Class

Be your child's teacher with the guidance from your instructor. Help guide your child into the wonderful world of swimming and feeling comfortable and safe in a pool. ​  
You will help them..

  • Float on their back with assistance
  • Get their face wet
  • Go between you and the instructor
  • Feel comfortable jumping in
  • Help build a rapport with the instructor & your child
  • Feel comfortable and have fun in the pool by singing songs and playing games​

After either meeting the max age of 2 or when the parent feels comfortable (whichever come first) we will place the child in private lessons, The student will be appropriately placed in the correct level. Children coming from Parent & Me will either go into the Survival Skills or Learn to Swim Program. 

Water Safety/Survival Skills 6 Wks - 24 Months ~ 20 Mins

Level 1 - Tadpole - Getting Comfortable

•    Comfortable going underwater & having water poured over their head.

•    Glides independently (depending on age) to the instructor and back to the step/wall, with eyes looking down

•   Comfortable laying on back with assistance

•    Comfortable rolling front to back with assistance

•  Comfortable rolling back to front with assistance (not necessary to move to level 2)

•  Learn to read cues (1,2,3 and their mouth closes)

• Comfortable sitting on edge of pool and jumping in (with or without assistance)

• Comfortable kicking on kicker mat with help (dependent on age).  

Level 2 - Baby Frog - Learning Independence

• Able to kick on kicker mat alone (depending on age).

• Glides to and from the instructor with eyes down and kicks.

•   Kicks to and from instructor.

•   Roll from back to front with little or no help

•    Roll from front to back with little or no help

•    Swims to the bottom of the pool to retrieve rings with assistance. (depending on age)

•  Floats on back for 10 seconds unassisted

•  Jumps or falls in independently and turns to back and floats with little or no assistance.

• Jumps or Falls in with instructor out of pool and turn and float and wait for instructor to pick them up.

• Climbs out of the pool independently or with very little help (Ages 13 months and up)

• Do crescent moon swims on the stairs (depending on age).

• Jump in, turn around and grab the wall (depending on age).

• Go from Float, to sit-up and return to the wall. 

• Comfortable getting rings or dive toys in shallow part of water with face in (depending on age)


MAY TAKE MORE THAN ONE SESSION TO MOVE TO LEVEL 3

Level 3 - Frog - Mastering the Skills

•    Glide, Kick, Roll, Float, Roll, Kick to Instructor (dependent on age).

•   Glide, Kick, Roll, Float, Roll, Kick to wall or stairs (dependent on age).

​•   Jump in/fall in with instructor outside of pool, turn over, count to 10.

•   Jump in/fall in with instructor outside of pool, turn over, count to 10, eyes back in, swim back to wall (dependent on age).

•   Back kick all the way across the pool (dependent on age).

• Kick Roll Kick all the way across the pool with instructor in the water (dependent on age).

• Kick Roll Kick all the way across the pool with instructor deck-side (dependent on age).

•  Jumps/falls in independently and turns to back and floats with no assistance 20 seconds.

•   Jumps/falls in with instructor out of pool (dependent on age).

•    Kicks on back length of pool (dependent on age).

•   Swim Roll Swim Length of Pool with instructor in the water (dependent on age).

•   Swim Roll Swim with instructor out of water (dependent on age).

•   Practice jumping in with clothes on: Jump in, float on back and count to 10, eyes back in and swim back to wall or steps)

•  Pass the Survival test (being thrown in with clothes on and not expecting it)  


MAY TAKE MORE THAN ONE SESSION TO MOVE UP. 


Depending on age and skill levels, Most children will repeat Levels 2 & 3 at least once. Students can only move on from Level 3 once they pass the Survival Test. Which means they need to be ready emotionally and physically. Once they are old enough, they will advance into the Learn to Swim Program. All children must go through all the levels of the Learn to Swim Program, when they are old enough or the skill set is there. However, Levels 1 & 2 in the Learn to Swim Program are only a refresher and most students will very quickly be in Level 3 or 4 of the Learn to Swim, to master the skills further, before moving on to Level 5 and so on.​ 

Water Safety/Learn To Swim - Ages: (Approximately) 1 and up

Level 1 - Flounder - Getting Comfortable​

•  Comfortable going underwater without coaxing.

•    Glides independently to the instructor and back to the step/wall, with eyes looking down

•   Comfortable laying on back with assistance

•    Comfortable rolling front to back with assistance

•  Comfortable rolling back to front with assistance(not necessary to move to level 2)

• Comfortable sitting on edge of pool and jumping in (with or without assistance)     

•  Comfortable getting rings or dive toys in shallow part of water (face in)

• Comfortable kicking on kicker mat with help.  

• Comfortable getting rings or dive toys in shallow part of water with face in (dependent on age)

Level 2 - Seahorse -Learning Independence

Able to kick on kicker mat alone.

• Glides to and from the instructor with eyes down and kicks.

•   Kicks to and from instructor in Superman position 

•  Kicks to and from instructor in Soldier position

•   Roll from back to front with little or no help

•    Roll from front to back with little or no help

•    Swims to the bottom of the pool to retrieve rings with assistance

•  Floats on back for 10 seconds unassisted

•  Jumps in independently and turns to back and floats with little or no assistance 

• Jump in with instructor out of pool and turn and float and wait for instructor to pick them up

• Climbs out of the pool independently or with very little help (Ages 2 and up)

• Do crescent moon swims on the stairs

• Jump in, turn around and grab the wall

• Go from Float, to sit-up and return to the wall. 

• Comfortable getting rings or dive toys in shallow part of water with face in (depending on age)


*A strong kick is a must to move to 

Level 3 Sea Turtle. MAY TAKE MORE THAN ONE SESSION TO MOVE TO LEVEL 3*



Level 3 - Sea Turtle - Mastering the Skills/Becoming Water Safe​

•    Glide, Kick, Roll, Float, Roll, Kick to 

Instructor

•   Glide, Kick, Roll, Float, Roll, Kick to wall or stairs

•   Jump in with instructor outside of pool, turn over, count to 10, eyes back in, swim back to wall

•   Back kick all the way across the pool

•   Kick Roll Kick all the way across the pool with instructor in the water

•   Kick Roll Kick all the way across the pool with instructor deck side

•    Retrieves diving toys with a surface dive or jumping off step and swims back to the step

•  Jumps in independently and turns to back and floats with no assistance

•  Jump in with instructor out of pool

•  Retrieves diving toys with a surface dive or using steps for assistance & swims back to the step

•  Kicks 2 laps on mat alone

•  Kicks on back length of pool

•  Swim Roll Swim Length of Pool with instructor in the water

•  Swim Roll Swim with instructor out of water

• Practice jumping in with clothes on: Jump in, float on back and count to 10, eyes back in and swim back to wall or steps)

•  Pass the Survival test (being thrown in with clothes on and not expecting it)  


MAY TAKE MORE THAN ONE SESSION TO MOVE TO LEVEL 4

Level 4 - Dolphin - Beginning & Improving Stroke Technique

• Learn freestyle arms

• Learn side breathing

• Freestyle drills

• Learn side kicking/scissor kick• Learn back glide

• Learn backstroke arms

• Learn backstroke drills

• Increase stamina

• Increase breath control

• Learn frog kick

• Learn dolphin kick

• Basic flip turns

• Learn streamlining

• Basic Diving 


*Must be water safe from previous swim school or gone through our program & passed level 3 or be able to show previous strong swimming/water safe ability.* 

Level 5 - Shark - Swim Team Preparedness

• Learn & perfect Freestyle

• Learn bilateral breathing

• Learn & perfect Backstroke

• Learn and perfect Breaststroke

• Learn and perfect Butterfly

• Learn and perfect diving & starts

• Learn and perfect flip turns

• Learn swim verbiage

• Learn proper starts and finishes

• Swim a 100

• Swim a 200

• Learn a medley

• Increase stamina

• Increase breath control​

Swim Team

COMING SOON!