Learn to Swim Programs
- Divisions:Aquatic Classes
- Phone:(954) 345-2121
Registration is available at all pools during operational hours.
Registration I: Weekday Sessions I - III Weekend Sessions I & II
LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Aquatic Complex
Registration II: Weekday sessions IV – V Weekend Session III
Opens July 6 • 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Aquatic Complex
All participants, ages 3 and older, registering in a Level II class or higher, must present a skills card from prior lessons, or obtain one by being pre-tested at the Aquatic Complex. NO EXCEPTIONS!
Testing is available: Monday through Friday 2 to 4:30 p.m Saturdays & Sundays 1 to 4 p.m.
PARENT AND CHILD I & II • 30 minutes
6 months to approximately 3 years
Children learn basic skills through blowing bubbles floating, kicking and other swimming skills.
PRESCHOOL I • 45 minutes
Approximately ages 3 to 5
Helps children become comfortable in water and learn basic water safety and swimming skills.
PRESCHOOL II & III • 45 minutes (Ages 4 to 5)
Builds on skills from Level I and introduces advanced skills such as kicking and coordinating arm and leg movements. Must pass exit skills test to move up.
LEARN TO SWIM COURSE • 45 minutes (Ages 6 to 12)
LEVEL I: Introduction to Aquatics Skills -
Helps participants feel comfortable in water. Skills include back float, treading water, coordinating arm and leg movements, and age appropriate water safety.
LEVEL II: Fundamental Aquatic Skills -
Builds on skills learned in Preschool Aquatics OR Learn to Swim Level I. Learning objectives will include enter water by jumping, floating front and back, and changing direction of travel
LEVEL III: Stroke Development -
Course will build on skills learned in Fundamentals. The dolphin and breaststroke kicks will be introduced to prepare for the butterfly and breaststroke swimming.
LEVEL IV/V: Stroke Improvement & Refinement -
Course develops confidence and builds endurance in strokes learned in the previous classes and includes further coordination and refinement of all strokes. Skills introduced include: tuck and pike surface dives, and flip turns.
LEVEL VI: Skill Proficiency -
To refine strokes so participants swim with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness and over greater distances.
ADULT/TEEN SWIM • 45 minutes (Ages 13 & older)
LEVEL I: Adult/Teen Basic -
Course is design to help teens and adults overcome their fear of the water and to learn basic skills to achieve a minimum level of water competency.
LEVEL II & III: Adult/Teen Stroke & Skills Improvement -
Course is design for teens and adults to improve foundation skills and strokes to gain an overall level of comfort in the water.
Mandatory Requirement for Lesson Registration All participants registering for Level II through VI MUST present
a skills card OR a Certificate of Participation.