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Learn to Swim Programs

FINS learn to swim programs are for students 30 months and up. (Students younger than 30 months, please refer to our Baby FINS page. Our learn to swim programs offer a wide range of class levels from the student who has a fear of the water to the student who is trying to master all 4 competitive strokes. Please review the class levels below to try and determine which level you think your child would best fit into. Our class sizes range from semi-private (2:1) to a group (4:1). We offer lessons Monday-Thursday 9A-8P, Friday 9A-7P, and Saturday 9A-12P.

If you have trouble trying to determine your child's current swim level, please call to schedule a Free Swim Evaluation.

Please note: skills listed on this page are an overview of skills. There are many other important swimming and safety skills taught in each level.

red-finsRed FINS (RF)
(ages 2.5-14 years)

Class Size 2:1 Pricing $143/month (1x/wk)

This class is designed for the student who has fear of the water or separation issues and requires a slow, comforting approach to swimming.

ENTRY SKILLS

  1. Fear
  2. Crying
  3. Uncomfortable getting into the pool or putting their face in.

EXIT SKILLS

  1. No Fear
  2. No Crying
  3. Independent pool entry
  4. Goes under assisted
  5. Attempts assisted back floats
  6. Follows directions

angel-fins copyAngel FINS (AF)
(ages 2.5-5 years)

Class Size 2:1 Pricing $143/month (1x/wk)

This class is designed for the young beginner with no fear, no swimming skills, and has been in a pool before.

ENTRY SKILLS

  1. No crying
  2. Independent entry
  3. Will attempt bubbles
  4. Will attempt basic swimming skills with assistance

EXIT SKILLS

  1. Follows directions & waits turn
  2. Assisted sailboat & motorboat
  3. Assisted back float
  4. Assisted humpty dumpty (fall and get wall)
  5. Independently moves through water 5 feet with eyes down, face in water

aqua-finsAqua FINS (AQF)
(ages 5-14 years)

Class Size 3:1 Pricing $102/month (1x/wk)

This class is designed for the older beginner with no fear, no swimming skills, and has been in a pool before.

ENTRY SKILLS

  1. No crying
  2. Independent entry
  3. Will attempt bubbles
  4. Will attempt basic swimming skills with assistance

EXIT SKILLS

  1. Follows directions & waits turn
  2. Assisted sailboat and motorboat
  3. Assisted back float
  4. Assisted humpty dumpty (fall and get wall)
  5. Independently moves through water 5 feet with eyes down, face in water


yellow-fins copyYellow FINS (YF)
(ages 3-14 years)

Class Size 3:1 Pricing $102/month (1x/wk)

This class is designed for the student who can independently move through the water for 5 feet and will attempt the back float.

ENTRY SKILLS

  1. Follows directions & waits turn
  2. Assisted sailboat and motor boat
  3. Assisted back float
  4. Assisted humpty dumpty (fall and get wall)
  5. Independently moves through water 5 feet with eyes down, face in water

EXIT SKILLS

  1. Independent sailboat and motorboat
  2. Reach and Pull with kick for 10 feet
  3. Independent humpty dumpty (fall and get wall) without goggles
  4. Independent jellyfish float
  5. Independent back float

 

 

 

white-finsWhite FINS (WF)
(ages 3-14 years)

Class Size 4:1 Pricing $76/month (1x/wk)

This class is designed for the student who can reach and pull approximately 10 feet and float on his/her back independently.

ENTRY SKILLS

  1. Independent sailboat and motorboat
  2. Reach and Pull with kick for 10 feet
  3. Independent humpty dumpty (fall and get wall) without goggles
  4. Independent jellyfish float
  5. Independent back float

EXIT SKILLS

  1. Reach and pull with controlled kick for 15 feet
  2. Roll to independent back float for 10 seconds
  3. Elementary back stroke for 15 feet
  4. Safety Jumps without goggles

blue-finsBlue FINS (BF)
(ages 3-14 years)

Class Size 4:1 Pricing $76/month (1x/wk)

This class is designed for the student who can reach and pull with a strong kick for 15 feet and roll over to a back float. As well as, jump in and swim back to wall

ENTRY SKILLS

  1. Reach and pull with controlled kick for 15 feet
  2. Roll to independent back float for 10 seconds
  3. Elementary back stroke for 15 feet
  4. Safety Jumps without goggles

EXIT SKILLS

  1. 1. Freestyle to Independent rollover for 30 feet with controlled arms and kick
  2. 1. Independent safety jumps with rollover recovery
  3. 1. Backstroke kick for 20 feet with arms at side

 

 

 

bronze-finsBronze FINS (BZF)
(ages 4-14 years)

Class Size 4:1 Pricing $76/month (1x/wk)

This class is designed for the student who can do rollovers for 30 feet with controlled arms and kick and beginner backstroke kick.

ENTRY SKILLS

  1. Freestyle to Independent rollover for 30 feet with controlled arms and kick
  2. Independent safety jumps with rollover recovery
  3. Backstroke kick for 20 feet with arms at side

EXIT SKILLS

  1. Timed rollovers with straight arm recovery and proper flutter kick
  2. Streamline kick on back
  3. Preparatory Freestyle drills
  4. Streamline push off wall

silver-finsSilver FINS (SF)
(ages 4-14 years)

Class Size 4:1 Pricing $76/month (1x/wk)

This class is designed for the student who is water safe, can swim freestyle with controlled arms and legs for approximately 30 feet and can kick on his/her back. Students in this class will learn the freestyle side breath and fluid backstroke.

ENTRY SKILLS

  1. Timed rollovers with straight arm recovery and proper flutter kick
  2. Streamline kick on back
  3. Preparatory Freestyle drills
  4. Streamline push off wall

EXIT SKILLS

  1. Fluid freestyle 40 feet with side breath
  2. Fluid backstroke 40 feet with straight arms
  3. Backstroke start

 

gold-finsGold FINS (GF)
(ages 4-14 years)

Class Size 4:1 Pricing $76/month (1x/wk)

This class is designed for the student who is interested in competitive swimming and learning drills for freestyle and backstroke. He/She will also be learning the introduction to butterfly and breaststroke.

ENTRY SKILLS

  1. Fluid freestyle 40 feet with side breath
  2. Fluid backstroke 40 feet with straight arms
  3. Backstroke start

EXIT SKILLS

  1. 25 yard freestyle with bilateral side breath
  2. 25 yard fluid backstroke
  3. Dolphin Kick
  4. Breaststroke Kick

 

 

 

dolphin-finsDolphin FINS (DF)
(ages 5-14 years)

Class Size 4:1 Pricing $76/month (1x/wk)

This class is designed for the student who can swim 25 yards of freestyle and backstroke and knows the breaststroke and butterfly kick.

ENTRY SKILLS

  1. 25 yard freestyle with bilateral side breath
  2. 25 yard fluid backstroke
  3. Dolphin Kick
  4. Breaststroke Kick

EXIT SKILLS

  1. Freestyle drills
  2. Backstroke drills
  3. Breaststroke pull with rhythmic breathing
  4. Butterfly arms
  5. Drop start

shark-finsShark FINS (SKF)
(ages 5-14 years) Class is 45min in length

Class Size 6:1(45min) Pricing $76/month (1x/wk)

This class is designed for swimmers who have mastered our Dolphin FINS skills and are ready for all four competitive stroke.

ENTRY SKILLS

  1. Freestyle drills
  2. Backstroke drills
  3. Breaststroke pull with rhythmic breathing
  4. Butterfly arms
  5. Drop Start

EXIT SKILLS

  1. 50 yard freestyle
  2. 50 yard backstroke
  3. Legal Breaststroke
  4. Legal Butterfly
  5. Underwater breaststroke pullout
  6. Underwater dolphin kick
  7. Freestyle Flip turn
  8. Dive from the side

nemo-special-finsNEMO/Special Needs
(any age)

Class Size 1:1 Pricing $143/month (1x/wk)

This class is a private lesson designed for students with special needs. We have many trained teachers who work with our special needs students. Specials needs include but are not limited to down syndrome, autism, and other physical and mental disabilities. An information sheet is required to be filled out by the caretaker of our special needs students to better prepare the teacher to work with the student in the best possible learning environment. A medical release may be requested.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

quick-finsQuick FINS
(any age)

Class Size 1:1 Pricing $204/month(1x/wk)

Limited Time 20 minutes

This class is designed for students who would like private lessons with limited time availability