September Swim Lessons

Registration for October M/W lessons will be open 10am September 29th-5pm October 3rd.

Registration for October T/TH lessons will be open 10am September 30th-5pm October 3rd.

Registration always opens the last day of the current session at 10am, so the Wednesday/Thursday before the next session begins.

Classes will be offered either Mon/Wed or Tues/Thurs in four week sessions.

SWIM LESSONS



Fall Lessons will resume
after Labor Day 2021

Mon/Wed $40 for 8 classes
Tues/Thurs $35 for 7 classes

Tues/Thursday 6:15pm
Teen/Adult class $35



NEW COVID GUIDELINES:
Children under 6 years old
 MUST have a parent in the water during the entire lesson. 
(Preschool levels and under)

 
No refunds will be given after the last day of registration for those needing to unenroll. Failure to unenroll before the registration period has ended will not qualify for a refund regardless of circumstances. 
 
Please plan accordingly as there is limited space in each lesson.
 
Daily attendance will be kept for those needing swim lessons to qualify for PE credit. 
Preschool Aquatics
(Ages 4-5)
Parent and Child
(6 month-
3 years)

Preschool Aquatics (Ages 4-5) 

30 minute classes for ages 4 to 5 years. 2-6 students per class. 

 

  • Preschool 1: In Preschool Aquatics Level 1, children gain comfort in the water and are introduced to basic skills (kicks and floats) with instructor support.

  • Preschool 2: The Preschool 2 class sets up the young swimmers to perform the basic skills independently.

  • Preschool 3: This level builds on the basics to combine skills. Children will begin performing glides, glides with kicks, and be introduced to alternating arms.

  • Preschool 4: The final Preschool class prepares children for the Learn to Swim levels. They practice the combined skills appropriate for their age. 

Teen and Adult Swim

Lessons for teens and adults with varying levels of ability. Instructors work with each student to set individual goals. This class is appropriate for beginning swimmers or those looking to refine their stokes. This class is 45 minutes long.

Our instructor has 25+ years of experience teaching all levels and ages, from babies to 85 years, including competitive swimming and coaching. 

Dive Class
(must pass LS3 or pass dive tank test)

Each 30 minute class is designed for parent and child interaction to develop comfort in the water. Children ages 3 months - 3 years will benefit from the use of games and songs to learn basic skills in the water. With parents' support, children will begin learning skills such as kicks and floats, jumping from the edge, gaining comfort underwater, and more.  Note: children who are not yet potty-trained need to wear a swim diaper and swim suit while in the water. 

Learn to Swim
(ages 6+)

Each 30 minute classes for children ages 6 and older. 2-6 students per class.

  • Learn to Swim 1: A beginner swim class for youth to gain comfort in the water. Swimmers will learn floats and kicks, beginning with instructor support.

  • Learn to Swim 2: Students in this level are comfortable in the water, and will start positioning for swim strokes. Glides, with and without kicks, will be practiced and alternating arms will be incorporated. This will provide introduction to the combined skills. 

  • Learn to Swim 3: Level 3 students will build on their front and back stroke distance. Elementary backstroke will be introduced, and swimmers will spend time in the deep water working on treading water and diving.

  • Learn to Swim 4: Swimmers in Level 4 will be introduced to breaststroke–building endurance and improving their front and back skills. They will start working on butterfly kick and open turns.

  • Learn to Swim 5: Students at this level will work on proficiency in front crawl, backstroke, and breaststroke. Flip turns will be introduced.

  • Learn to Swim 6: Level 6 Introduces swimmers to the butterfly stroke, as well as opportunity to build endurance in front crawl, backstroke, and breaststroke. Students at this level are shown the basics of competition swimming. 

An introduction to fundamental Springboard Diving Skills. Swimmers must have completed Learn to Swim 3 or higher. Participants in Level 1 must be able to dive from the side of the pool. Participants in Level 2 must have instructor recommendation. Class is 1 hour long. Check with front desk for instructor availability. 

Pre-competition Swim
Lifeguard & Jr. Lifeguard Classes

This class is geared towards the child with an interest in competitive swimming. Children will be swimming full lengths - 25 yards - and will be developing proficiency in all strokes, with correct turns and breathing. Endurance will be a focus. Participants must have completed Learn to Swim Level 6, or tested at that level. 

This class covers water rescues, CPR, AED, & First Aid training, and team emergency management. All certifications are under StarGuard. Shore Aquatic Center frequently hires new Lifeguards from the classes. This course is now only $75 and includes the online class and e-book ($85 for hard copy handbook).

Our upcoming lifeguard course is September 10th-11th. Email sarah@sacpa.org for more info!

 

For youth 11 - 15 years of age - try our Junior Lifeguard Class!  We cover the same skill techniques in basic First Aid and CPR and even offer an opportunity to shadow on-duty lifeguards! Email sarah@sacpa.org 

Private Swim Lessons
Homeschool
Swim

We currently provide private swim lessons Tuesday-Saturday. These run in 30-minute blocks for $25 for 1 or 2 swimmers. We require 24 hour notification of cancelled lessons for a full refund. Please contact sarah@sacpa.org to get on the schedule!

We are not offering this class at this time.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

  • All classes are 30 minutes long unless otherwise noted.

  • Classes have a five minute break in between, please use this time to speak with your instructor.

  • All classes and times are subject to change due to instructor availability, please check at pool office for complete schedule.

  • Two students must be registered to run a class. In cases where only one student is registered parents can opt to transfer to another class, get a credit on their account, request a refund, or pay for the second student.

  • Children learn better in the appropriate level. Swim tests are available for proper lesson placement, please email sarah@sacpa.org to schedule an appointment for placement testing or her recommendation on your child's level. 

  • Don’t miss out on all the exciting opportunities at the Shore Aquatic Center! Please note that classes fill up quickly. Registration is done on a first-come-first-served basis through our online registration page. Payment is due at the time of registration.

 

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Refunds are subject to management approval. If requested before noon on the last day of registration, a full refund will likely be given. Parents may also opt to have a credit placed on the student’s pool account. Please email info@sacpa.org for a Refund Request.

 

Waitlist Registration Policy

If a class becomes full, the students name will automatically be placed on a waiting list. If a space in the class opens, we will notify you by telephone or email on your account. 

 

For further inquiries, please call 360-775-2119 or email Aquatics Coordinator: sarah@sacpa.org.