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The Greater Tampa Swim Association offers swim lessons and swim team practice for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of the Greater Tampa Swim Association  to offer age specific training for all of our athletes geared towards challenging each individual and developing each individual to the best of THEIR abilities.

Please call us at 813-254-5012 to discuss swim lessons or schedule a tryout for the swim team, or Click Here to send us an email request for more information.

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Cost for each session at Palma Ceia Country Club:

Annual Registration Fee $25 (Per Family)

Non-Member Group Fee - $125 (8 Lessons)

Palma Ceia Member Group Fee $100 (8 Lessons)

*$3.00 Online Service Fee (Per Session/Per Child)

 

MOM & TOT GROUP (Age 6 months to 24 months)

This program will help young children become comfortable in the water so they become ready to swim.  Mom and Tot classes will give parents information and techniques to help orient their children to the water in a safe and fun environment.

Mom & Tot Lessons at Palma Ceia

Class size - 5 - 6 swimmers per instructor

Class starts at 9:00A.M. and are 30 minutes long
on Tuesday and Thursday.

 

BEGINNER GROUP LESSONS (Typical age 2 and up)

The beginner lessons focus on blowing bubbles, kicking, floating on back/backstroke, front crawl/freestyle, and breathing. We have 3 levels of beginner lessons until the swimmer moves to Intermediate Group Lessons.  A swimmer in this group may be first time to swim lessons or swimmers that are near the intermediate lessons.  We teach to your child's ability meaning we will push them to reach their highest potential in a fun way!
 

Beginner Lessons at Palma Ceia Pool

Class size - 4 swimmers per instructor

Classes start at 8:00A.M. and are 30 minutes long. 
No classes are held from 12:00 - 1:00P.M.

Class Times: 8:00, 8:30, 9:00, 9:30, 10:00, 10:30,
11:00, 11:30, 1:00, 1:30, 2:00, 2:30, and 3:00


UPDATE:
We will not be offering swim lessons
at Bobby Hicks Pool this year.  
Please call the pool for their lesson schedule.

Beginner Lessons at Bobby Hicks Pool

Class size - 4 swimmers per instructor

June & July ONLY

Class Times: 9:00, 9:30, 10:00, 10:30

Cost for each session: FREE to Diverse & Outreach Children

Annual Registration Fee: $25 Per Child

City of Tampa Rec. Card: $15 Per Child

 

INTERMEDIATE GROUP LESSONS (Typical age 4 1/2 and up)

The children in this group focus on learning freestyle breathing to the side, expanding & perfecting the backstroke, diving, learning the breaststroke and butterfly (as swimmers perfect freestyle and backstroke).  We will work on strengthening any childs skills to be safer and stronger in the water.
 

Intermediate Lessons at Palma Ceia 

Class size 4 to 6 swimmers per instructor 

Class Time is 3:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.


 

Intermediate Lessons at Bobby Hicks Pool

Class size - 4 swimmers per instructor

June & July ONLY

Class Times: 9:00, 9:30, 10:00, 10:30

Cost for each session: FREE to Diverse & Outreach Children

Annual Registration Fee: $25 Per Child

City of Tampa Rec. Card: $15 Per Child

 

PRIVATE & SEMI-PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS (All ages)

We offer private or semi-private lessons Monday - Friday and a limited amount of Saturdays.  Private lessons will begin in April (weather permitting) and continue throughout the summer/fall.

Annual Registration Fee $25 (Per Family)

Private Lesson - $35
30 minute lesson (One Child)

Semi-Private Lesson - $25 per child
​30 minute lesson (Two or more children)

 

SWIM TEAM (Typical age 5 and up)

Greater Tampa Swim Association (GTSA), a non-profit 501 (C)(3), is a year-round swim program designed to reach all levels of swimmers. GTSA provides an outstanding swimming program which fosters the attributes of hard work, dedication, and determination, in each of its swimmers.  The program also encourages its swimmers to have a healthy attitude about competition and maintain a proper balance of fun and commitment.

For more information click here to view the GTSA swim team website or click here to email us.