JAX Swim School

 

Group Levels

Please e-mail [email protected] with any questions.

There is no age requirement, but children must be potty-trained. 

 

JAX 101:   Basic Water Skills
  • Group maximum: 4 swimmers

  • Prior skills needed: Swimmers should be able to learn in a group of other swimmers. 

  • Primary goals:

    • Pool / swim lesson safety basics

    • Going underwater - submerging mouth, nose, and eyes

    • Blowing bubbles

    • Kicking on front and back (assisted)

    • Float position on front and back (assisted)

    • Jumping into the water (assisted)

 

JAX 201: Beginner Swimmer Skills

  • Group maximum: 4 swimmers

  • Prior skills needed: Swimmers should be comfortable in a pool setting and able to learn in a group of other swimmers. 

  • Primary goals:

    • Bobbing (with bubbles)

    • Float (unassisted) on front and back

    • Rolling from front to back and back to front (assisted)

    • Kicking on front and back (unassisted; with kickboard)

    • Underwater arm strokes on front and back

    • Jumping into the water (unassisted)

    • Swim (any method) unassisted, distance of 5 yards or more

 

JAX 301: Intermediate Swimmer Skills

  • Group maximum: 4 swimmers

  • Prior skills needed: JAX 201 Skills (listed above)

  • Primary goals:

    • Float and glide (introduction to streamline) on front and back (unassisted)

    • Rolling from front to back and back to front (unassisted)

    • Swim freestyle and/or backstroke unassisted for 15 yards or more

    • Introduction to side kick and side breathing (freestyle)

    • Introduction to breaststroke kick and pull

    • Introduction to butterfly kick

 

JAX 401: Advanced Skills (Instructor on Deck)

  • Group maximum: 4 swimmers

  • Prior skills needed: JAX 301 Skills (listed above)

  • Primary goals:

    • Streamline on front (underwater) and back

    • Swim freestyle and backstroke unassisted for 25 yards or more

    • Beginning to breathe to the side (freestyle)

    • Basic skills for breaststroke

    • Basic skills for butterfly

    • Introduction to diving (deep end)

 

Additional class levels may be added in the future. Please let us know if you are interested in something we aren't currenlty offering!