Shark 

Ages: Approximately 7 yrs. - 12 yrs.

Overview: An advanced class for this age group. At this level participants will continue to work on stroke technique, and refining all skills. There will be more emphasis on swimming longer distances,  learning about fundamentals of interval training. 

Requirements: Participants should be able to swim multiple laps of Freestyle,  Backstroke, Breaststroke, consecutively, and possess at least a basic understanding of Butterfly. Goggles are required for all students as well as swim caps for students with long hair. 

Skills Taught: A more in depth understanding of Butterfly, all four competitive strokes and their appropriate turns, learning how to swim longer distances, and basic interval training. 

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Barracuda

Ages: Approximately 7 yrs. - 12 yrs.

Overview: An intermediate class where the focus is on proper technique in preparation for fast swimming. Side breathing for freestyle (continuous), breaststroke, backstroke, butterfly, and various drills for each stroke. Additional skills include kneeling dives, enhanced treading and retrieval of objects from the pool floor.

Requirements: The child must be comfortable treading water. They should be able to swim independently for 20 yards and have basic knowledge of side breathing. Goggles for all students as well as swim caps for students with long hair. 

​Skills Taught:
Building a fast flutter kick, Freestyle,  Elementary Backstroke, Backstroke, Breaststroke with proper timing, basics of Butterfly, Kneeling dives, Treading with different kicks.

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Marlin

Ages: Approximately 7 yrs. - 12 yrs.

Overview: This is a beginner class for this age group. Students will become comfortable submerging and learning the basics of rhythmic breathing, basics of side breathing for freestyle, stream lines on front and back, elementary backstroke, along with an introduction to various stroke mechanics. They will learn to float on their front and back, tread water and submerge for objects with their eyes open

Requirements: The student must be capable of working with the instructor directly with no parent in the water, taking direction and waiting their turn. Goggles are required for all students as well as swim caps for students with long hair.​

Skills Taught: Basic freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and elementary backstroke for short distances.  

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