Whether your child is new to the water or needs to improve his or her strokes, our certified swim instructors can help them advance to the next level!
- Tuesdays: September 13 – November 15 (no class 9/27 & 11/8)
- Thursdays: September 15 – November 3
- Saturdays: September 10 – November 19 (no class 9/24, 10/8 and 11/12)
Youth Group Swimming Classes
Aquababies with parent (6 mo.-2 yrs.)
Aquababies is a parent and child swim class designed to introduce infants 6 months – 24 months old to the water. It is best for those with little to no water experience. Games and songs are used to help children acclimate to the water. Toys are used to aid with the development of gross motor skills.
Aquatoddlers with parent (2-3yrs)
Aquatoddlers is a continuation of Aquababies for children 24 to 36 months old. This is a parent and child class. Children will continue to develop basic water skills and water safety. Participants will practice separating from their parents and prepare for the next level.
Saturday 10:00 & 10:30am, Tuesday/Thursday 4:00pm & 4:30pm
Aquatots is a continuation of Aquatoddlers; it’s the first level where the child is independent from the parent; Children have little to no previous swimming experience. Blowing bubbles, submerging, independent glides and floats are practiced in this level. Safety skills such as jumping and returning to the wall are practiced here. The ultimate goal is to be comfortable in the water and be able to swim unassisted for 5 yards (to the backstroke flags).
Saturday 11:00am, Tuesday/Thursday 5:00pm
Beginner 1 is a continuation of Aquatots; children are encouraged to be more independent from the instructor in this level. Independent front and back floats in proper body position are practiced here. Children will also learn the freestyle and backstroke with an introduction to rotary breathing. The ultimate goal is to swim 1/3 of a lap.
Saturday, 11:30pm, Tuesday/Thursday 5:30pm
Beginner 2 is a continuation of Beginner 1; streamline, freestyle, rotary breathing and backstroke are refined and children will build up their endurance. Elementary backstroke, treading water and kneeling dives are introduced at this level. The ultimate goal is to swim 1/2 a lap of each stroke.
Saturday, 11:30am, Tuesday/Thursday 6:00pm
Advanced Beginner is a continuation of Beginner 2; the main focus is on full laps of Freestyle & Backstroke. Breaststroke and standing dives are introduced at this level.
Saturday 11:30am, Tuesday/Thursday 6:00pm
Little Lappers is a continuation of Advanced Beginner; breaststroke is perfected at this level. Butterfly, flip turns and racing starts are introduced here. The focus will be on refining and perfecting all strokes in order to swim multiple laps.
AquaKids (7+ years old)
Tuesday or Thursday, 4:00pm or 4:30pm, Saturday 10:00am or 10:30am
AquaKids is designed for the older non-swimming/beginner swimmer and children who have little to no previous swimming experience. The ultimate goal is to be comfortable in the water and learn the basic strokes.