Riverside Aquatics Club Lessons

Welcome to Riverside Swim School!

Spring Swim Lessons at Highland Hills Middle School

Registration will open February 20.

 

We look forward to seeing you on the pool deck!

Please contact Anna Perkins with any questions you may have.

You may email us at [email protected] or call us at (502) 833-8251

 

Spring Session 1 - APRIL

Monday/Wednesday 

April 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26

Tuesday/Thursday

April 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27

 

Spring Session 2 - MAY

Monday/Wednesday

May 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24

Tuesday/Thursday

May 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25

 

Level 1 classes are 30 minutes and will be offered at 5:30, 6:05, and 6:40.

Level 2-5 classes are 45 minutes and will be offered at 5:30 and 6:30.

 

Please use the following levels chart for selecting the appropriate program for your swimmer. 

Levels

(If in between, select the lower level)

Skills Needed 

(For appropriate placement)

Goals for Swimmers

(Include but are not limited to)

Level 1 - Water Exploration

 

 

 

  • Demonstrates some comfort with water

  • May need assistance getting in and staying in the water

  • Potty trained

  • Independently enter and exit the pool

  • Flutter kick with assistance

  • Flutter kick on the wall without assistance

  • Submerge face

  • Blow bubbles (exchange air)

  • Front/back float with assistance

  • Submerge whole body with assistance

  • Explore arm and leg movement

  • Jump from the side with assistance

Level 2 - Fundamental Skills

  • Demonstrates comfort with water

  • Is able to independently enter and exit the water

  • Demonstrates comfort with submerging in water (may still hold nose/breath)

  • Potty trained

  • Flutter kick with kickboard

  • Front and back float unassisted

  • Bilateral/lateral breathing (exchange air)

  • Swim on front and back using arms and legs for 5-10 yards and without assistance

  • Jump from the side without assistance/propel self back to the side of the pool

  • Streamline glide from wall

  • Search for and pick up submerged objects

Level 3 - Stroke Readiness

  • Confidence in water of varying depth

  • Demonstrates the ability to swim on front and back without assistance

  • Demonstrates all or most of the fundamental skills from Level 2

  • Flutter kick with kickboard using bilateral breathing

  • Swim freestyle/backstroke 10-20 yards

  • Bilateral breathing

  • Front and back streamline with transition to swimming

  • Submerging in deep water

  • Treading water/safety float

  • Diving from a seated position

Level 4 - Stroke Development

  • Confidence in water of varying depth

  • Demonstrates ability to swim freestyle and backstroke with technique

  • Demonstrates willingness to enter water head first

  • May know/understand other strokes but needs specific instruction

  • Demonstrates all or most of Level 3 skills

  • Swim freestyle and backstroke efficiently

  • Introduce specifics of breaststroke and butterfly 

  • Technique - all strokes

  • Diving from kneeling position

  • Treading water/safety float

  • Evaluation for team if desired

Level 5 - Stroke Improvement

  • Confidence in swimming/attempting all four strokes

  • Comfort in deep water

  • Comfort with head first entry in to water 

  • Demonstrates all or most of Level 4 skills

  • Swim freestyle and backstroke with improved efficiency and for 25 + yards

  • Breaststroke and butterfly timing and stroke improvement

  • Diving from a standing position

  • Explore flip turns

  • Treading in deep water

  • Sculling

  • Evaluation for team if desired