Swim Lessons

Jump in and learn to swim this summer in a safe and friendly environment! Our trained staff will teach swimmers 5 years or older of all levels, according to the standards set by the American Red Cross. The goal of the program is to improve your child’s swimming skills, and boost your child’s self-confidence. Classes will be held outdoors at Kennedy Aquatic Center. Morning classes will run  Monday - Thursday (Fridays used as make-up day), evening classes are held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays (NO CLASSES ON TUESDAYS). 

There are 5 - two week sessions to choose from or combine more than one for more learning!

Session 1: June 14- June 24

Session 2: June 28-July 8

Session 3: July 12-July 22

Session 4: July 26-August 5

Session 5: August 9- August 19

Fee's: $60 resident/$69 non-resident (per-session)

Registration begins online on Friday, May 7, 2021

  1. LEVEL 1- INTRODUCTION TO WATER SKILLS
  • For the beginner who is comfortable in the water.
  • Swimmers learn basics of swimming: bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding, supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.

Morning Classes: Monday- Thursday (Friday is a makeup day for weather)

8:00-8:40 a.m.

10:00-10:40 a.m.

Evening Classes: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday (NO CLASSES TUESDAY)

5:00-5:50 p.m.

  1. Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills
  • Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back and put their head underwater.
  • Swimmers will work on: independent front and back floating, independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.

Morning Classes: Monday- Thursday (Friday is a makeup day for weather)

8:00-8:40 a.m.

10:00-10:40 a.m.

Evening Classes: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday (NO CLASSES TUESDAY)

5:00-5:50 p.m.

6:00-6:50 p.m.

Registration begins online on Friday, May 7, 2021

  1. Level 3 – Stroke Development
  • Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back.
  • Swimmers will work on: gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives.

Morning Classes: Monday- Thursday (Friday is a makeup day for weather)

9:00-9:40 a.m.

Evening Classes: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday (NO CLASSES TUESDAY)

6:00-6:50 p.m.

  1. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement
  • Swimmers should already be able to: swim front and back crawl 25 yards.
  • Swimmers will work on: rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.

Morning Classes: Monday- Thursday (Friday is a makeup day for weather)

9:00-9:40 a.m.

10:00-10:40 a.m.

Evening Classes: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday (NO CLASSES TUESDAY)

5:00-5:50 p.m.

Registration begins online on Friday, May 7, 2021

  1. Level 5 – Stroke Refinement
  • Swimmers should already be able to: swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, whip kick, treading water, and dive.
  • Swimmers will work on: alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.

CLASS TIMES:

Morning Classes: Monday- Thursday (Friday is a makeup day for weather)

8:00-8:40 a.m.

9:00-9:40 a.m.

Evening Classes: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday (NO CLASSES TUESDAY)

6:00-6:50 p.m.

Registration begins online on Friday, May 7, 2021