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Swim Lessons

PRIVATE LESSON REQUESTJOSIAS A. STERLING AQUATIC EDUCATION MEET OUR INSTRUCTORS SAKA SWIM TEAM

The Salvation Army Kroc Aquatic Swim School lessons are waiting for you! Our 2018 Registration Dates and Current Lesson Schedule are set and we want you to take full advantage. Unless otherwise noted, youth level lessons last 30 minutes and adult level lessons last 45 minutes. Most classes are held with a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 6 participants. Private lessons are offered either for 3 consecutive weeks or 6 consecutive weeks (30-minute lessons). There will be no refunds after completion of week 1. To register, visit our Member Services Department at our Welcome Desk.

Swim Lesson Signups are now available online!
For In-depth instructions on how to register online, refer to our Online Sales Registration Guide


 

Group Lesson Pricing

Members
  • Youth / $60
  • Adult / $75
  • Swim Team Prep / $110
Non-Members
  • Youth / $80**
  • Adult / $95
  • Swim Team Prep / $130

Private Lesson Pricing*

Pricing is the same for members/non-members
1 Person
  • Three 30-minute / $120
  • Six 30-minute / $225
2 Person
  • Three 30-minute / $180
  • Six 30-minute / $310
3 Person
  • Three 30-minute / $210
  • Six 30-minute / $375

*Prices effective Monday, May 11th, 2015
**Non-Member Youths ages 5 and under will be charged Member price if parent is a member.
Swim lesson payments are non-refundable and non-transferrable after week 1.
For more registration info, contact our Aquatics Program Manager at 215 558 1535.

Our approach to instructing is based on the following steps/levels. Please read below to find the level that best suits you:

 

Level 1:

Water Exploration
  • Students are introduced to and taught to feel comfortable in the water. They will learn safe, elementary level water skills that will provide a base for advanced training.
    For ALL beginners

Level 2:

Primary Skills
  • Students learn basic self-help rescue skills, as well as fundamental skills such as floating without support.
    For ALL beginners

Level 3:

Stroke Readiness
  • Students will begin basic stroke patterns, including front and back crawl, and refine skills such as treading water. Must be able to complete Levels 1 & 2.
    Must be able to float on stomach and back WITHOUT assistance

Level 4:

Stroke Development
  • Students develop confidence in basic front and back crawl strokes and are introduced to breaststroke, side stroke and wall turns. Must be able to complete Levels 1 & 2.
    Must be able to float on stomach and back WITHOUT assistance

Level 5:

Stroke Refinement
  • Students continue to refine key stroke patterns, increase their swim distances, and are introduced to skills that include butterfly stroke, open turns, and feet-first surface dives. Must be able to complete Levels 3 & 4.
    Must be able to swim one length of freestyle and backstroke WITHOUT stopping in Competition Pool

Level 6:

Skill Proficiency
  • Students polish their stroke skills, with emphasis on swimming efficiency, “powering” through the water, and continuing to increase swim distances. Must be able to complete Levels 3 & 4.
    Must be able to swim numerous lengths WITHOUT stopping in Competition Pool