Swim Lessons

Hershey Aquatic Club Lessons

 HERSHEY AQUATIC CLUB

SWIM LESSONS REGISTRATION

Session 3 - the start date of Session 3 has been delayed indefinitely due to a VISTA School's return to Yellow Phase of the COVID crisis.

Level 1 Level 2

Requirements: 

  • Child is between the ages of 4-7
  • Comfortable in the water without parent
  • Comfortable putting face in the water without goggles

Requirements:

  • Child is between the ages of 4-7
  • Can swim 5 foot to the wall with face in the water without goggles
  • Can float on their back independently

Progression:  Work on safety, breath control, propulsion through the water and independent back float.

Progression:  Swim/Float/Swim the length of the pool, proper head position, begin freestyle and backstroke development.

Level 3 Level 4

Requirements:

  • Child is between the ages of 5-8
  • Can swim 15 yards freestyle using overarm recovery and side breathing
  • Can swim 15 yards backstroke without instructor in the water

Requirements:

  • Child is between the ages of 5-9
  • Swim length of pool (25 meters) of both freestyle and backstroke, using proper technique for each stroke
  • A desire to join a competitive swim team
Progression:  Proper technique for freestyle and backstroke, including breathing patterns, sculling and balance drills.  Introduction to breaststroke and butterfly Progression:  Focus on proper technique for breaststroke and butterfly, continue to strengthen freestyle and backstroke for endurance, master listening and coordination skills.

 

Mandatory Skill Evaluation Day: 

Returning swimmers who participated in Session 1 are required to register for the swim level noted on their final assessment.  Coaches will make adjustments to assigned leveles if needed for Session 3.  Mandatory Skill Evaluation Day is not required. 

Returning swimmers who are currently participating in Session 2 are required to register for the level they are currently assigned.  Coaches will make adjustments to assigned levels if needed for Session 3.  Mandatory Skill Evaluation Day is not required.

New members (your swimmer has never attended a skill evaluation) registering for Session 3 (for levels 1, 2, 3 & 4)  are required to attend the following Skill Evaluation Day:  

****Saturday, November 7th, 10:15AM – 11:15AM at the Vista School**** 

Please note:  Swimmers are not permitted to use goggles for the evaluation..

 

Session 3 for Levels 1 – 4

November 16th - December 17th,  4:55PM – 5:40PM       at the Vista School (4 weeks- no classes the week of November 23)

Level 1 Group B:  Mon/Wed                                                  $150 (for a total of 8 classes)

Level 1 Group C:  Tues/Thurs                                               $150 (for a total of 8 classes)

Level 2 Group B:  Mon/Wed                                                  $150 (for a total of 8 classes)

Level 2 Group C:  Tues/Thurs                                               $150 (for a total of 8 classes)

Level 3 Group B:  Mon/Wed                                                  $150 (for a total of 8 classes)

Level 3 Group C:  Tues/Thurs                                               $150 (for a total of 8 classes)

Level 4 Group B:  Mon/Wed                                                  $150 (for a total of 8 classes)

Level 4 Group C:  Tues/Thurs                                               $150 (for a total of 8 classes)

 

Please note: 

* There is a $25 registration fee per child that will be charged in addition to program fees. The registration fee is non-refundable should you need to cancel or are discharged from the program for any reason.

* Program fees are refundable (less the $25 registration fee) if you cancel no later than seven (7) days prior to the start of the session. If you cancel within seven (7) days of the session, HAC may be able to provide you with a refund, if we can find a replacement for the spot your swimmer reserved. No refunds will be provided after the start of the session, unless otherwise noted.

* In the event that HAC is required by the Vista School, or the State of Pennsylvania, to stop holding Swim lessons for a period of time due to Covid-19, HAC will prorate the portion of the Session that was missed and provide a refund in that amount. 

* Because HAC wants to provide a safe environment for all of our swimmers, if your swimmer needs to stay home for a week or more during the Session due to Covid-19, or symptoms related to Covid-19, please contact Nicole Paul to arrange for that Session's fees to be prorated.

*COVID-19 VISTA School Pool Procedures -- Please adhere to all guidelines and procedures provided in this document.  

 

If you have any questions or concerns, please email

Nicole Paul, [email protected]

before registering

 

Registration for Session 4 will open for:

Returning Members (swimmers who are currently registered for Session 3) who wish to keep their current practice group (days of the week they practice) -  Please check back for date listing

Returning Members (swimmers who are currently registered for Session 3) who wish to change their current practice group (days of the week they practice) and Former Members (swimmers who participated in Session 1 and/or 2) - Please check back for date listing

New Members - Please check back for date listing . 

(please note:  HAC reserves the right to cancel any application to register, including but not limited to, those applications which do not follow level placement guidelines and/or which are submitted prior to HAC’s advertised registration day)

 

Sessions will run year round. 

Please continue to check our website for future Session information.