*No class (evenings only) Jun 25, Jul 16 & 30
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Instructor to Swimmer Ratios
|Bubble Club – Tadpoles||1:12|
|Bubble Club – Frogs||1:3|
|Swim Academy Prep||1:4|
Ratios are subject to change.
Using a variety of activities, games and songs, instructors will encourage participants to develop a lifelong enjoyment of the water. Learn to perform flutter kicks, entering and exiting the water and basic water safety skills. Children who are not toilet trained must wear a swim diaper.
Tadpoles – Ages 6 months-2 years
This program requires active, in-water participation of the adult and child. Class includes group and free-time activities.
Frogs – Ages 3-4
Through activities, games and practice, children will build confidence in the water and learn basic swim skills. Hopping to Make A Difference! Thanks to a special partnership with the Pauly D Foundation, an advocate of water safety and drowning prevention, the Frogs swim lesson level is free. For more details: click here
Swim Academy Prep – Ages 3-5
Designed for swimmers who are comfortable submerging their heads underwater and floating with assistance. Lessons are conducted in an average water depth of three feet. Fun activities, assisted exercises and free play lead to water confidence and skill development. Swimmers often repeat Swim Academy Prep several sessions before advancing to Swim Academy.
Swim Academy – Ages 5+
Ready to learn swim strokes or improve your swim technique? Swimmers will be challenged through four skill levels in a fun learning environment. Each child’s strength, coordination and endurance will impact his/her development. Skill level progression may take multiple sessions. Lessons offer survival skills, swim techniques and water fun to keep your swimmer active all summer long!
Private Swim Lessons – Ages 3+
One-on-one instruction allows, individual attention for swimmers who may be shy around the water or for someone looking to improve stroke work and technique. You must give 24 hours’ notice to reschedule or cancel a lesson or you will be charged. Requests for specific instructors are accepted, but not guaranteed.
Customized Private Swim Lessons – Ages 3+
Want to register for a swim lesson, but none of the available times work for your schedule? Looking to focus on specific skills or want lessons tailored to your needs? Choose your lesson day, time and format! Swimmers will receive two hours of instruction, typically offered in four 30-minute lessons. Purchase a custom private swim lesson punch pass. Passes are available for purchase online or at PCC and Otter Cove. Pass sales begin May 23. Swim lesson staff will contact you within two business days to discuss your needs and schedule.
Introduction to Swimming – Ages 11+
Become confident and comfortable in the water by learning basic floats,
breathing techniques and basic strokes such as freestyle and backstroke.
Learn to be a Master Swimmer – Ages 13+
Swimming is an excellent way to build fitness. With individualized instruction, swimmers will gain the skills they need to be confident lap swimmers while refining their strokes and breathing techniques.