FLYING FISH SWIM TEAM

Our Pre-Swim Team program is for children ages 2+ who are not yet able to swim half the length of the pool. 

Pre-swim team sesssions are 2 weeks long and are held Monday - Thursday for 30 minutes.

Click HERE to see our schedule and register for classes.

What we're teaching your children

Water Acclimation

  1. Entering and exiting the water safely
  2. Breath control (at the early stages, this is done through blowing bubbles and submersion)

Kicking

  1. On the wall
  2. With a kickboard
  3. Without a kickboard

Freestyle Skills

  1. Front Glide (superman)
  2. Front glide with flutter kick - trying to get them to go a little further each time
  3. Freestyle arms (out of the water first, then in the water)
  4. Freestyle—trying to go a little further each time

Backstroke Skills

  1. Back float—independently or supported
  2. Back glide (back superman!)
  3. Back kick (with kickboard) or without kickboard if they can streamline
  4. Backstroke—go a little further each time

More Advanced Skills

  1. Freestyle with rhythmic breathing
  2. Swimming underwater with breaststroke arms (flutter kick is ok)
  3. Breaststroke kick
  4. Breaststroke
  5. Jellyfish float (survival float)
  6. Retrieve a submerged object from the pool bottom
  7. Dolphin kick
  8. Butterfly????

Our goal is to give your children a good foundation in swimming and to get them ready for a future of competitive swimming!