Swimming Lessons

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Parent Tot 1

(6 months to 2 years old)

Class Size: 5 Participants

Duration: 30 Minutes

Parents and children are introduced to the fundamentals of water safety and water discovery in a fun, stimulating environment. This class will help equip parents with information on how to safely submerge and properly hold infants in the water. Children must have a swim diaper. 

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Parent Tot 2

(2-3 years old)

Class Size: 5 Participants

Duration: 30 Minutes

Parents and children focus on the fundamentals of water safety and the development of swim readiness skills. This class incorporates games that introduce the fundamentals of skills such as breath control, submersion, blowing bubbles, and assisted kicking and floating. Children must have a swim diaper. 

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Level 1 - Water Comfort & Safety

NOTE: This level was previously our Swarm level

Class Size: 4 Participants

Duration: 30 Minutes

Preschoolers will learn water safety and how to develop comfort with submersion, learn proper breath control, and front and back float with assistance. This class is designed for first-time swimmers and for children who are not yet comfortable being in the water.

For this level, each participant must have an adult in the water with them for the duration of the class. 

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Level 2 - Water Confidence & Independence

NOTE: This level was previously our Vikings level

Class Size: 4 Participants

Duration: 30 Minutes

Preschoolers will further focus on gaining confidence and independence in the water by concentrating on control and movement in the water. Participants will continue to practice water safety. This class is best suited for participants who need guided practice and are not yet able to independently swim on their own or stay afloat.

For this level, each participant must have an adult in the water with them for the duration of the class. 

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Level 3 - Stroke Fundamentals & Development

NOTE: This level was previously our Twins level

Class Size: 4 Participants

Duration: 30 Minutes

Preschoolers are introduced to arm/let action, rhythmic breathing, and will swim further distances up to 15 yards, both with assistance and independently. This class is best suited for participants who are unable to swim longer distanced independently. 

For this level, each participant must have an adult in the water with them for the duration of the class. 

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Level 1 - Water Comfort & Safety

NOTE: This level was previously our Swarm level

Class Size: 4 Participants

Duration: 30 Minutes

Participants will learn water safety and how to develop comfort with submersion, learn proper breath control, and front and back float with assistance. This class is designed for first-time swimmers and for participants who are not yet comfortable being in the water.

For this level, each participant must have an adult in the water with them for the duration of the class. 

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Level 2 - Water Confidence & Independence

NOTE: This level was previously our Vikings level

Class Size: 4 Participants

Duration: 30 Minutes

Participants will further focus on gaining confidence and independence in the water by focusing on control and movement in the water. Participants will continue to practice water safety and further learn about the aquatic environment. This class is best suited for participants who are not yet able to independently swim on their own or stay afloat.

For this level, each participant must have an adult in the water with them for the duration of the class. 

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Level 3 - Stroke Introduction & Fundamentals

NOTE: This level was previously our Twins level

Class Size: 4 Participants

Duration: 30 Minutes

Participants are introduced to alternating and simultaneous arm/leg action, rhythmic breathing, and swimming further distances up to 15 yards both with assistance and independently. This class is best suited for participants who are unable to swim longer distances independently.

For this level, each participant must have an adult in the water with them for the duration of the class. 

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Level 4 - Stroke Development & Technique

NOTE: This level was previously our Lynx 1 level

Class Size: 4 Participants

Duration: 30 Minutes

Participants will further work on alternating and simultaneous arm/leg action and primarily focus on front crawl and backstroke for 15 yards. This class is for participants who are not yet able to swim 15 yards of the two basic swim strokes.

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Level 5 - Stroke Development & Technique II

NOTE: This level was previously our Lynx 2 

Class Size: 4 Participants

Duration: 30 Minutes

Participants will further work on alternating and simultaneous arm/leg action, and rotary breathing. They will learn front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke, and elementary backstroke for 15 yards while improving stamina. Participants will be introduced to other components of swimming. This class is for participants who are not able to swim 15 yards of the four basic swim strokes of front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke, and sidestroke. Class size is limited to 5 participants per instructor. Each class session will be 40 minutes long.

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Level 6 - Stroke Mechanics & Refinement

NOTE: This level was previously our Wild level

Class Size: 4 Participants

Duration: 30 Minutes

Participants will work on stroke techniques and learn competitive strokes to become more efficient swimmers. This class will refine strokes so participants can swim with further efficiency, power, and smoothness over longer distances. This class is for participants who are not yet able to swim front crawl, backstroke, or breaststroke across the pool for 25 yards. Class size is limited to 5 participants per instructor. Each class session will be 40 minutes long.

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Level 1 - Competitive Training

NOTE: This level was previously Timberwolves and 9-12 years of age.

Class Size: 4 Participants

Duration: 30 Minutes

Participants will refine stroke techniques and learn competitive stoke. This class is for children who are not yet able to swim the basic swim strokes consistently across the pool and back and who are looking to increase strength and endurance. Participants will learn to swim freestyle, backstroke, butterfly, and breaststroke across the pool for 25 yards. Participants will practice endurance building and competitive techniques.

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Level 2 - Competitive Endurance

NOTE: This level was previously Competitive/Gophers and 9-12 years of age.

Class Size: 4 Participants

Duration: 30 Minutes

Participants will refine stroke techniques and learn competitive stoke. This class is for children who are not yet able to swim the basic swim strokes consistently across the pool and back, and who are looking to increase strength and endurance. Participants will learn to swim freestyle, backstroke, butterfly, and breaststroke across the pool for 25 yards. Participants will continue to practice endurance training and competitive techniques.

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Adult Beginner

Class Size: 4 Participants

Duration: 30 Minutes

This class is designed for adults of all ages who are uncomfortable in the water and have little to no experience with swimming. In this class participants will learn about floating, kicking, and stroke techniques. The number of strokes introduced is based on each individual's progress during the class.

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Adult Intermediate

Class Size: 4 Participants

Duration: 30 Minutes

This class is designed for adults of all ages who are comfortable swimming 25 yards in deep water on their front and back. In this class, participants will learn how to increase endurance while swimming and refine stroke technique. This class is perfect for those looking to exercise in the water.

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Single 30-Minute Lesson

Student: $20

RecWell Member: $25

Non-Member: $28

Five 30-Minute Lessons

Student: $90

RecWell Member: $112

Non-Member: $126

Ten 30-Minute Lessons

Student: $176

RecWell Member: $220

Non-Member: $246

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Single 45-Minute Lesson

Student: $10

RecWell Member: $15

Non-Member: $20

Five 45-Minute Lessons

Student: $45

RecWell Member: $67

Non-Member: $90

Ten 45-Minute Lessons

Student: $88

RecWell Member: $132

Non-Member: $176

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6-Week Group Swim

Student & RecWell Member: $60

Non-Member: $60