Prime Aquatics Lessons

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Fall classes will begin on Tuesday, September 7th!  Registration opens Friday, August 20th!

Swim Lesson Program Information

We pride ourselves on quality in-water instruction and coaching from the pool deck. Our teaching method is fun, engaging and successful. Prime Instructors and coaches use quick and effective teaching styles so that our swimmers can improve through repetition and constant feedback.

After School Swim Lessons

  • Sea Turtles (Level 1) - Introduction to Swimming and Freestyle (30 minutes) - This class is geared towards the swimmer that may or may not be comfortable in the water; very few or no previous lessons, and a true beginner to the program.  The focus will be on building on their comfort level and developing proper freestyle technique. For ages 5 and up. Classes labled Level 1B are for true beginner/non-swimmers, starting at age 5.

    • Fees for the class are $15.00 per lesson, billed monthly on the first of the month. Sibling discount available.

    • Monday, 4:00; Tuesday, 4:00 (Level 1B)

  • Sea Otters (Level 2) - Introduction to Backstroke and refining Freestyle (30 minutes) - This class is for the swimmer that is comfortable in the water and can successfully swim freestyle, or has been promoted from Level 1.  While continuing to build on their freestyle, this class will focus on developing the backstroke and how to properly execute drills involving both strokes. For ages 5 and up

    • Fees for the class are $15.00 per lesson, billed monthly on the first of the month. Sibling discount available.

    • Monday, 4:30

  • Sea Monkeys (Level 3) - Intro to Butterfly (45 minutes) while refining freestyle and backstroke  - This is for the swimmer that has shown they can handle the longer class by successfully swimming multiple 25-yard drills in both freestyle and backstroke.  Swimmers will work on learning proper Butterfly techniques and drills, as well as building endurance. 
    • Fees for the classes are $16.50 per lesson, billed monthly on the first of the month. Sibling discount available

    • Combined Level 3 & 4: Monday, 5:00; Level 3: Wednesday, 4:00

  • Sea Horses (Level 4) - Mastery of Breaststroke and continue refining all other strokes (45 minutes) -  Swimmers at this level have mastered the butterfly techniques and are ready to move on to breast stroke. Drills including learning breaststroke techniques are focused on with this level.  
    • Fees for the classes are $16.50 per lesson, billed monthly on the first of the month. Sibling discount available

    • Thursday, 3:45

  • Sea Lions (Level 5) - Competitive swimming development (60 minutes)- This program is geared towards the swimmer wanting to continue their training with the focus on competitive swimming.  This class is coached from the pool deck, and structured like a competitive practice with teaching drills, working on stroke techniques, and developing endurance with the longer format.  Upon completion of this class, swimmers will be prepared to join the competitive team and continue training with Prime Aquatics.

    • Fees for the class are $18.00 per lesson, billed monthly on the first of the month. Sibling discount available.

    • Monday, 5:45; Wednesday, 5:00

Please provide your swimmer with their own goggles

Sea Stars (Preschool) Lessons ~ We offer Exploration in the Water for ages 3-5 ~ Introduction to basic water safety and swimming skills. Children will be taught the beginning mechanics of swimming in a fun and exciting manner. (30 minutes). Fees for the class are $15.00 per lesson, billed monthly on the first of the month. Sibling discount available. Numbers will be limited to maintain smaller group size. Please provide your swimmer with their own goggles

  • Monday, 2:45; Wednesday, 1:45, 3:00; Thursday, 2:15

Homeschool Lessons <- Click here for more information

We will be offering the SAME CLASSES as our afterschool group lessons during the early afternoons for any student who is in a homeschool/virtual school program.

Private and Semi-Private Lessons <- Click here for more information

One-on-one instruction with one of our coaches or instructors, available for children and adults who want a more personalized learning environment.

For more information, please email [email protected] or call 865-268-4011, and leave a message to receive a call back.

Registration Information

When registering your swimmers, please do so as though ordering multiple services in a shopping cart.  Register the first child in their class and go through all the steps. Then, you will add the second child and proceed the same way.  After you have gone through the process for all your children, then you will pay for the classes.  Please don't hesitate to email if you have any issues.  You should receive a confirmation email when you have successfully completed the registration pricess.

Click here to register your swimmer  Scroll down to the bottom of the page for the individual classes

Sea Stars (Preschool) - Exploration in the Water

Learn how to safely enter and exit the pool as well as the rules surrounding a swimming facility making them water-safe.
Put face in the water
Hold breath and blow bubbles
Begin learning how to move unassisted in the water

Sea Turtles (Level 1): Introduction to Swimming

Swimmers in Level 1 will learn:
Streamline body position
Proper flutter kicks
Understanding and using the basic components of the freestyle stroke
Introduction to rotary (or side) breathing


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Sea Otters (Level 2): Introduction to Backstroke

Swimmers in Level 2 will learn:
Introduction to backstroke
Introduction to various techniques used in backstroke
Continuing mastery of freestyle and rotary breathing
Kneeling dive into the water from the pool deck


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Sea Monkeys (Level 3): Intro to Butterfly and Breaststroke

Swimmers in Level 3 will learn:
Introduction to butterfly and breaststroke with the focus on butterfly
Continue developing backstroke and freestyle techniques
Mastery of bilateral rotary breathing
Learn the standing dive from the pool deck


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Sea Horses (Level 4): Refining all strokes with the focus on Breaststroke

Swimmers in Level 4 will learn:
Heavy focus on breaststroke with continuing development of techniques with the other three strokes
Refine the standing dive from the pool deck
Introduce diving from the block


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Sea Monkeys/Sea Horses (Levels 3&4)

A combined level 3 and 4 class for those already learning butterfly in combination with breaststroke

Sea Lions (Level 5): Introduction to Competitive Swim

Swimmer in level 5 will:
Prepare for swim team by polishing all four swim strokes.
Begin developing race starts, flip turns, open turns, backstroke counts, & endurance training
Learn swim practice lingo, and how to read and manage a swim workout.
The focus is competitive techniques and strategies, geared towards the swimmer who wants to compete.


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