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Kids & Teens Swim & Aquatics > Youth Swim Lessons

 
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01. Polliwog

A class for beginners. Children in this class have little or no swimming experience. Children will learn to swim a half-length of the pool unassisted on stomach and assisted on back. They will become comfortable submerging their face.
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02. Polliwog/Guppy Combo

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03. Guppy

A class for advanced beginners. Children in this class can swim one length of the pool on their front with their face in the water. Children are also comfortable in deep water and swimming on their back.
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04. Guppy/Minnow Combo

A mixed skill class for advanced beginners/intermediate. Children in this class can swim one length of the pool on their front with their face in the water with or without rotary breathing.  More advance children will be able to swim one length of the pool on their back as well.  Children are also comfortable in deep water.
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05. Minnow

An intermediate class designed for children who can swim one length of the pool (front crawl with rotary breathing) and one length of the pool on their back.
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06. Minnow / Fish

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07. Fish

An advanced intermediate class. Children in this class can swim one length of the pool (front crawl with excellent rotary breathing), and one length (back crawl). Children must be able to swim two lengths continuously.
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08. Flying Fish

An advanced class for children who can swim two lengths of the pool (front crawl), and two lengths (back crawl). Children must also know breaststroke kick and butterfly kick.
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09. Flying Fish/Shark Combo

To enter this level, children should be able to: swim 100 yards of freestyle (rhythmic breathing), breast stroke, and backstroke; swim 15 yards butterfly; and do a standing dive.

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10. Shark

A class for highly advanced young swimmers. Children must be able to swim eight lengths of the pool nonstop. They should be able to swim two lengths each of a proper front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, and butterfly. Children in this class can also perform flip turns and racing dives.
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Fish/Flying Fish Combo

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Youth Stroke Development

A class designed for children who have completed all levels of swim lessons and/or would like the workout of a swim team without the competitive elements. Children should be able to perform all four strokes well. Children will learn advanced techniques, as well as starts and turns.
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