Swimming Lessons

Infant & Toddler Programs

Parents & Tots
  • Baby must be able to hold up their head
  • Guided and animated by an instructor
Tadpole (18 months +)
  • Introdcution to the water
  • Begin working on some swimming comptencies
  • Children swim alone with the instructor

Olympic Way Programs

White (2-7 years)
  • Jump from side
  • Swim 12 m (1 width) with flotation device
  • Blow bubble while swimming with flotation device
  • Swim 2 m unassisted (no jump)
Yellow (3-7 years)
  • Demonstrate front and back glide (push off wall)
  • Swim 12 m unassisted
  • Front and back floats
Green (4-11 years)
  • Push off wall with streamline kick - 6 m
  • Swim front crawl 12 m (1 width) with face in water and arms out
  • Endurance swim - 24 m continuously
  • Backstroke kick (12 m) with head back and horizontal body position
  • Rolling floats (front to back)
  • Retrieve item from pool bottom
Red (5-15 years)
  • Submerged push-off into streamline kick
  • Front crawl (25 m), breathing to the side
  • Backstroke kick (25 m), horizontal body position
  • Backstroke (12 m), flat body position
Blue (6-16 years)
  • Push-off wall to streamline on back
  • Front crawl (50 m) bilateral breathing
  • Backstroke (25 m) coninuous, alternating arms
  • Breastroke kick (25 m), proper turnout of feet
Bronze (7-16 years)
  • Front crawl (50 m) proper catch
  • Backstroke (50 m) shoulder roll
  • Breastroke (50 m) coordinated pull-breathe-kick-glide
  • Introdcution to starts
Silver (8-16 years)
  • Front crawl (75 m)
  • Backstroke (75 m), underwater arm action with catch-pull-finish
  • Breastroke (75 m) proper arm mechanics and timing
  • Butterfly kick (50 m) legs together
  • Introduction to butterfly arms
  • Introduction to flip turns
Gold (9-16 years)
  • Front crawl (100 m)
  • Backstroke (100 m)
  • Breastroke (100 m)
  • Butterfly (50 m) proper arm mechanics and timing
Gold+ (11-16 years)
  • For swimmers 11+ who have passed gold
  • Focus on fine-tuning of strokes
  • Flip turns
  • Endurance training
  • 200 m swim of each stroke
  • 200 IM
  • Swimmers will be individually challenged based on their particular needs