Swim Levels

Class Levels

All of our classes below are a 4:1 ratio except Baby Starfish which is 6:1.  Class duration is 30 minutes. 


Baby Starfish
Ages 6 mo - 3 years
In this level the parent and child are in the water together.  Children are introduced to the water with games and songs.
  Babies are introduced to submerging under the water, safety skills, and various fun activities. 

*Babies are recommended to wear a wetsuit over their swimsuit to keep warm and required to wear both a disposable and reusable swim diaper (double layer).

Level 1 White Starfish
Ages 3-6
This is the first level of swim instruction.  There is no aquatic experience necessary to enroll in this level.  Students will work on basic kicking technique and swimming underwater for 10 feet.  

Level 1 Green Starfish
Ages 7-9
This is the first level of swim instruction.  There is no aquatic experience necessary to enroll in this level.  Students will work on basic kicking technique and swimming underwater for 10 feet.  

Level 2 Yellow Starfish
Ages 3 and up
Students in this level will learn breath control (Fin assisted pop-up) and back floating.

Prerequisite:  Child must have passed White or Green Starfish and/or they are comfortable in the water without a parent, and able to swim 10 ft. independently (Horizontal, face and eyes down) with splashy kicks.

Level 3 Blue Starfish
Ages 3 and up
Students in this level will learn proper kicking technique, breath control and body position without the aid of fins.  Student will also learn to kick on their backs for 12 1/2 yards. 
Prerequisite:  Student must have passed Yellow Starfish or be able to swim with the aid of fins on their front for 12 1/2 yards.


Level 4 Orange Starfish
Ages 3 and up
Students in this level will be introduced to side breathing technique, freestyle arm rotation and introductory backstroke. 

Prerequisite:  Student must have passed  Blue Starfish or be able to kick on stomach and back unassisted for 12 1/2 yards.

Level 5 Silver Starfish
Ages 3 and up
Students in this level will spend time perfecting skills required to perform freestyle and backstroke with proper technique.
Prerequisite:  Child must have passed Orange Starfish or be able to swim 5 yards of side breathing, 5 yards of arm rotations, and 5 yards of backstroke kicks with switching arms.

 

Level 6 Gold Starfish
Ages 3 and up
Students in this level will focus on fine tuning freestyle and backstroke and learning breaststroke and dolphin kicks. 
Prerequisite:  Child must have passed Silver Starfish or  be able to swim freestyle w/side breathing, backstroke and elementary backstroke for 12 1/2 yards.

Teen Swim Class
Ages 12-17
Students in this level will focus on fine tuning freestyle, backstroke and learning breastroke and dolphin kick.
Prerequisite:  Students in this class will be taught at their own pace.  Teens in this class range from beginner to advance. 

Adult Swim
Ages 18 and up
Students in this level will focus on fine tuning freestyle, backstroke and learning breastroke and dolphin kick.
Prerequisite: Students in this class will be taught at their own pace.  Adults in this class range from beginner to advance.   

 


 

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