Learn to Swim Programs
- Divisions:Aquatic Classes
- Phone:(954) 345-2121
Registration is available at all pools during operational hours.
Registration for March Classes Begins: Saturday, February 22 for * Residents and Current Enrollees (*Residents will need drivers' license AND utility bill as proof of residence)
Tuesday, February 25 for Non-Residents
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 at the Aquatic Complex: Monday through Friday 2 to 4:30 p.m • Saturdays & Sundays 1 to 4 p.m.
Rain/Cancellation Policy: Please show up for lessons regardless of the weather conditions. A determination to cancel will be made 15 minutes AFTER the scheduled start of class. If you are not present, and class starts late, you will not be entitled to make-up.
* All classes are subject to change/cancellation due to lack of participation.
** Although there are specified registration dates for residents/current enrollees and non-residents, spots are not guaranteed for any student. It is recommended you register as early as possible on you specified registration date, as some classes can fill up quickly.
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 • Ages 3 to 5
Helps children become comfortable in water and learn basic water safety and swimming skills.
PRESCHOOL II • 45 minutes • Ages 3 to 5
Build on skills from Level I and increase knowledge of water safety topics.
PRESCHOOL III • 45 minutes • Ages 3 to 5
Increase proficiency and build on skills learned in Levels I and II. Reinforce, and introduce additional water safety concepts.
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