How to find my swimmer's level?

There are 2 ways to find your swimmer's level:

  • ​Email us at [email protected] to schedule an evaluation
  • Use our Evaluation Alternative form to determine your swimmer's level and then click the 'Lessons Registration' link to sign up. Please note placements determined based on the Evaluation Alternative Form are subject to change after evaluation from an instructor during the swimmer's first class. 


Select Swim Lessons Program


General Overview

  • Swim lessons are designed to teach swimmers pre-competitive skills need to swim on a competitive swim team. This includes learning all 4 strokes, flipturns, and racing starts.
  • Once swimmers complete all 4 levels, they are eligible for Select Swim's pre-competitive team to improve endurance.
  • The maximum coach to swimmer ratio is 5:1
  • Minimum Age: 3 years old



  • Swim lessons are offered twice a week for 30 minutes. 
  • Our options are Monday/Wednesday OR Tuesday/Thursday.
  • Registration Fees: Annual $15 Select Swim Registration Fee plus Annual $88 USA Swimming Registration Fee
  • One month of lessons is $160.
    • Discounts for monthly dues are available for Bent Tree West Swim & Tennis Center members, Select Swim Team members (20%), and CFBISD residents (10%). 
    • Discounts for monthly dues are applied automatically after registration, no action is needed to claim the discount. 
  • First month only - discounted dues: Dues are discounted for the first calendar month of lessons based on your registration date. For example, if you register on October 20th, you will pay discounted dues for October and pay full dues for November.
    • Registration on the 1st to the 11th: $60
    • Registration on the 12th to the 18th: $45
    • Registration on the 19th to the 24th: $30
    • Registration on the 25th to the end of the month: $15



  • CFBISD Natatorium - 1334 Valwood Pkwy., Carrollton, TX 75006
    • Level 1 5:30-6:00pm
    • Level 2 6:00-6:30pm
    • Level 3 6:30-7:00pm
    • Level 4 7:00-7:30pm
  • Bent Tree West Swim & Tennis Center - 18018 Voss Rd., Dallas, TX 75287
    • Level 1 5:30-6:00pm
    • Level 2 6:00-6:30pm
    • Level 3 6:30-7:00pm
    • Level 4 5:00-5:30pm



  • Level 1: Swimmers in Level 1 will learn how to blow bubbles, float on his or her stomach & back, bob in the water. Swimmers will be introduced to racing starts and flip turns.
  • Level 2: Swimmers in Level 2 will learn to kick on their stomach, back, and both sides. Swimmers will learn catch-up freestyle stroke.
  • Level 3: Swimmers in Level 3 will learn competitive freestyle, backstroke, and master flipturns. 
  • Level 4: Swimmers in Level 4 will learn competitive butterfly, breaststroke, and master racing starts.
  • Swimmers will advance levels when they meet all criteria for their level. Swimmers do not need to wait until the end of a month to level up.



Graduating to club team: Each age-appropriate swimmer that completes Level 4 will receive an invitation to join one of our pre-competitive groups to work on endurance needed for the competition team. Our pre-competitive groups are Red (swimmers 7-12) and White (swimmers 13-18). Once swimmers improve endurance, they will receive an invitation to join the competitive group appropriate for their age & skill level. Click on our 'Groups/Tryouts' tab for more information on our pre-competitive and competitive groups.


Still have questions? Contact us at [email protected]