Session Class 2019 Dates Days Time Cost Class Size
1 A April 8-18 Mon-Thur 5:00-5:45 PM $160   20
2 A April 22-May 16 Mon-Thur 5:00-5:45 PM $320 10-20


April 22-May 16 Mon & Wed 5:00-5:45 PM $160 10
2 C April 22-May 16 Tues & Thur 5:00-5:45 PM $160 10
3 A May 20-30 Mon-Thur 5:00-5:45 PM $140 20
4 A June 10-27 Mon-Thur 5:00-5:45 PM $240 10-20
4 B June 10-27 Mon & Wed 5:00-5:45 PM $120 10
4 C June 10-27 Tues & Thur 5:00-5:45 PM $120 10
5 A July 8-25 Mon-Thur 5:00-5:45 PM $240 10-20
5 B July 8-25 Mon & Wed 5:00-5:45 PM $120 10
5 C July 8-25 Tues & Thur 5:00-5:45 PM $120 10


Purpose:  To teach the fundamental drills of the four competitive strokes - Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke, and Butterfly. THIS IS NOT A LEARN TO SWIM PROGRAM.

Location:  The VISTA School located at 1021 Spirngboard Drive, Hershey, PA 17033.  Facility is a four lane warm water pool.  Pool depth is three feet at one end and five feet at the other.

General Class Information

  • Instruction is age appropriate, incorporating a low student to instructor ratio.
  • Swimmers will learn the fundamentals of Freestyle and Backstroke and progress into the fundamentals of Breaststroke and Butterfly.
  • Each swimmer will receive a written evaluation form at the completion of the program.
  • There are 5 sessions through the course of the Spring and Summer months.  
  • There is a non-refundable, $25.00 registration fee.  This fee is not included in the class fee.
  • Program size is limited 20 swimmers and will be filled on a first come basis.


  • Participants must be between the ages of 5 and 10 as of the first day of class.
  • Participants 9-10 years of age must be able to swim two continuous lengths of the pool - one on their front and one on their back.
  • Participants 5-8 year of age complete one continuous length of the pool unassisted.
  • The above skills will be assessed the first day of class. If the participant does not pass the assessment, then he/she will be removed from the program and given a full refund, less the $25.00 registration fee and credit card processing fees.


  • All instructors have an extensive background in beginner and advanced level swim instruction, and competitive swimming.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

  • If you withdraw your swimmer ten (10) days prior to the start of the program, you will receive a full refund.
  • If you withdraw your swimmer after these 10 days you will receive a 50% refund. There will be no refunds after the first day of the session. In either situation, there will be no refund of the $25.00 registration fee.

For more information contact the HAC Registrar: Nicole Paul

Developmental Swim Program