Accompanied by a parent, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through fun and confidence-building experiences, while parents learn about water safety, drowning prevention, and the importance of supervision.
Water Discovery – Introduces students 6-18 months old to the aquatic environment through songs and games that encourage them to discover and have fun while learning about the water.
Water Exploration– A continuation of Water Discovery for students 18-30 months old. Parents will continue setting the foundation for their child’s independent swimming and fundamental safety skills.
Water Independence – This is a transition class for students 30-36 months old. Focus will be placed on swimming with the instructor and taking turns while continuing swimming and safety skills.
Students will learn personal water safety and achieve basic swimming competency by learning important water safety skills. Introduction and mastery of freestyle and backstroke will be a focus.
Water Acclimation – This level will work on increasing the level of comfort with underwater exploration. The classes will introduce basic self-rescue skills, and basic swim strokes with assistance from the instructors. This class is perfect for participants who are nervous about water and are unwilling to fully submerge their heads underwater.
Water Movement -This level will encourage forward movement in water and continuation of self-rescue skills performed independently. Freestyle and backstroke skills are introduced in this level. This class is for participants who are comfortable in the water but cannot swim independently.
Water Stamina – This level focuses on freestyle and backstroke perfection with review of self-rescue skills. This class is for participants who can swim independently for at least half the length of the pool, but need to work on stroke perfection for freestyle and backstroke.
Having mastered the fundamentals, students will focus on stroke development in breaststroke and butterfly and will review freestyle and backstroke. These skills help prevent chronic disease, increase social-emotional and cognitive well-being, and foster a lifetime of physical activity.
Stroke Introduction: Breaststroke -This class will focus on breaststroke perfection with review of freestyle and backstroke. This class is for participants who can swim 50 yards of freestyle and backstroke with a flip turn and would like to start working on the competitive stroke, breaststroke.
Stroke Development: Butterfly – This class focuses on stroke perfection for butterfly with review of freestyle, backstroke, and breaststroke. This class is for participants who may want to swim competitively in the future, have completed Water Stamina and Stroke Introduction, and would like to learn how to swim butterfly.
Conditioning – This class is designed for those swimmers who have progressed through all four competitive strokes. Participants may also want an introduction to competitive swimming, but not ready to join the SPY team. This class will allow participants to continue stroke development and swim for fun and fitness without the commitment of joining the team!
Designed to help swimmers transition to swim team. This class will give participants an idea of what it would be like to swim for SPY! Jr. SPY is for swimmers who are proficient in all four competitive strokes and are interested in eventually swimming competitively but not quite ready for a full commitment of a year-round team experience. Jr. SPY swimmers who are members can also participate in home meets.
Swim lessons are available for members and the public.
Thursdays – 7:20-8:05 PM
Mondays – 7:05-7:50 PM
Wednesdays – 11:45 AM-12:30 PM • 7:05-7:50 PM
Saturdays – 9:50-10:35 AM