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Learn-To-Swim

Dallas Mustangs Learn-to-Swim Program NEW for 2018!

 

The Dallas area's most nationally renowned swim team is now offering learn-to-swim lessons! There will be three different groups determined to fit your child's needs! We will start by teaching basic swim skills and build up towards learning all four swim strokes. Lessons are 30 minutes in length with two class times per week. We have a low swimmer/instructor ratio making it ideal for your little Mustang!

 

Location:

  • Highland Park High School (6600 Westchester Dr. Dallas, TX 75205-Pool located off Westchester between Lovers and Emerson-Pool Entrance faces opposite parking garage)

 

Level of Groups:

  • Colts (most novice level)
  • Ponies (middle level)
  • Pre-Comp (highest level)

 

Standards / Requirements for entry into each group:

 

Colts

-most novice group

-need water assistance (coaches in water)

-5 swimmers max per coach

-Minimum age: 3 years

-Focus: Comfort in water; Learn to submerge in water; floating/kicking on stomach/back

-Final goal to move up to next group: Understanding of the freestyle stroke

-Time: 4:00-4:30 on Tuesdays and Thursdays

 

Ponies

-Water safe

-Minimum age: 4 years

-5 swimmers max per coach

-Focus: Swimmer should already feel comfortable in the water. Can swim freestyle to coach/down pool. Add arm strokes on back; introduce streamlines/dives, doggie paddle/breaststroke

-Final goal to move up to next group: Mastery of freestyle & backstroke, understanding of breaststroke

-Time: 4:00-4:30 Mondays and Wednesdays

 

Pre-Comp

-Water Safe group

-Minimum age: 5 years

-10 swimmers max per coach

-Focus: Freestyle and backstroke should be already be mastered. Fine tuning breaststroke (legal kick); introduction of dolphin kick and butterfly; mastery of dives; introduction of flip turns

-Final goal to move up to next group: ability to do all 4 strokes, can dive safely, understanding of a flip turn

-Time: 4:30-5:00 Mondays and Wednesdays

 

Fees:

-Annual $78 registration fee with USA Swimming ($58 USA Swimming fee+$20 LSC fee)

-Monthly dues: $90

-$10 off/month for each additional family member that signs up (i.e. a brother and sister would be $90/mo for the first child and $80/month for the second)

-NOTE: There are NO makeup dates for missed classes. Swimmers MUST attend their scheduled classes

 

Questions? Please contact Coach Griffin Marshall at griffin.marshall13@gmail.com .