2021 Swim Lessons are HERE!
—Lesson are geared for children ages 3 years and older.
—Each small group is divided into specific skill levels and progresses through objectives and goals based on these skill levels.
—The goal is to master the required skill at one level before moving to the next level. Group descriptions can be found below.
—Each session is 25 minutes in length. Lessons are held Mondays through Thursday. See Schedule below for times.
*There will be no lessons on Fridays*
***Before You Register***
Please see the Group Swim Lesson–Ability Descriptions below so you know which group to select for your swimmer!
Selecting the correct group will help us plan and staff lessons so they are of the most benefit to your swimmer
Week I: June 21 – June 24 (11:05-11:30 or 11:35-12:00)
Week II: June 28 – July 1 (11:05-11:30 or 11:35-12:00)
Week III: July 5 – July 8 (11:05-11:30 or 11:35-12:00)
Week IV: July 12 – July 15 (11:05-11:30 or 11:35-12:00)
*Each week cost:
Members—$80 per child
Non-members—$100 per child
GROUP SWIM LESSON—ABILITY DESCRIPTIONS
GROUP 1: PRE-BEGINNER: Child must be comfortable taking the class without the parent in the pool. This group introduces play and safety in the Cove area of the big pool.
—GOALS: Put face in water. Learn water safety in the Cove area: where they can’t and can stand. Introduce the stomach and back float.
GROUP 2: BEGINNER: Child is comfortable playing in the Cove area and can put face in the water. Beginning to stomach float and is attempting to go under water during play.
—GOALS: Learns the stomach and back float. Dives for toys. Uses arms (beginner freestyle) to move through water and kick feet. Can play in the Cove safely in areas they can stand in.
GROUP 3: ADVANCED BEGINNER: Child enjoys going under water and playing comfortably in water they can stand in. Beginning to stroke and move across the water. Can bob on the bottom and is ready to begin to learn to swim in water they can’t stand in.
—GOALS: Child becomes more water safe. Learns beginner freestyle and backstroke. Begins to tread water. Can bob in water and get to the side of the pool. Floats on back very easily for survival skills.
GROUP 4: PRE-SWIMMER: Child can swim beginner freestyle and some backstroke and is comfortable in the shallow areas of the big pool.
—GOALS: Child builds strength and confidence. Will swim back and forth from wall to the flags. Masters treading water, back float, and begins to swim in the deep end.
GROUP 5: SWIMMER: Perfect for pre-Kitty Hawk team. Child can swim beginner freestyle and backstroke and is comfortable in all areas of the big pool.
—GOALS: Child learns to swim the full length of the pool using proper stroke technique and tread water for 30 seconds in deep end. Child will gain endurance, strength and improve technique. Child will also be introduced to breaststroke, butterfly and learn the racing dive off the side of the pool in the deep end.
GROUP 6: STROKE DEVELOPMENT AND ENDURANCE: For the swimmer of all ages and swim team members who want to improve their skills and gain strength. Can swim a full length of the pool freestyle and backstroke without stopping. Great for swim team members who want to focus on a different stroke skill each day of the week including dives and turns.
GOALS: Improve stroke technique and hone racing skills. Each day will be focused on a different skill.
*Once lessons begin, swimmers may be moved to a group that suits them better.
*There will be a group that is for young swimmers who aren’t quite ready for Kitty Hawks and need one more year to gain confidence and endurance.
*You may not receive the time of your choice as we are trying to keep the numbers even for both time slots
*Groups will be e-mailed before each session.