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Our mission is to develop healthy, happy, confident, responsible children who love to learn. We bring fun and fitness to our students through movement based learning in a safe, challenging, and inspiring environment. We teach our students to enhance their mental and physical capabilities while developing their greatest potential. We provide an educational foundation to facilitate mastery and refinement of life long skills.

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School Age classes

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Our skill levels are based on those established by the American Swimming Coaches Association organization and created by the top swim coaches in the USA. To choose an appropriate class for your child, determine their highest level of swimming ability within the following progression system. All classes are appropriate for ages 5 years and older. Children tire quickly underwater. Trying to sustain underwater swimming may even cause drowning! Learning a good freestyle stroke with proper air exchange will help your child build confidence in the water and may save their life!

Our skill levels are based on those established by the national SwimAmerica organization and created by the top swim coaches in the USA. To choose an appropriate class for your child, determine their highest level of swimming ability within the following progression system. All classes are appropriate for ages 5 years and older.

5+ years - Fast Start Skill Builder Class - Levels 1&2

This class is for the new swimmer that is not yet able to comfortably hold their breath, float independently on their stomach and/or back, and kick propulsively while gliding. The skill builder will quickly teach the initial skills of breath control, buoyancy, balance and kicking. The Skill Builder class is a twenty minute private lesson which upon mastery, swimmer will transfer to either the School Age Level 3 group class (4 student max), 45 minutes in length. Mastery of Skill Builder classes is determined by the ability to glide and kick 15' on their front and back.

Level 3 – Kicking

Sign up for Level 3 if your swimmer is 5+years old and can do a front float and back float independently

The Kicking class is appropriate for swimmers that know how to comfortably hold their breath and float on their stomach and back independently. Swimmers will be taught porpoising, dolphin kick and will master kicking skills with front/back glide. Swimmers advance when they can kick 15 feet on their front and 15 feet on their back.

Equipment needed:Suit, goggles and fins

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Level 4 – Crawl Stroke

Sign up for Level 4 if your swimmer is 5+years old and has mastered Front and Back Float and Kick independently.

The Crawl Stroke class is appropriate for swimmers who have mastered breath control, body position and kicking on their front and back on top of the water. Swimmers will be taught to rollover front to back and back to front, finning and skulling, breathing position for freestyle and the crawl arm stroke. Swimmers will master short front crawl swim and advance by performing side-glide kick 20 feet and crawl stroke 20 feet.

Equipment needed: Suit, goggles, swim cap and fins

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Level 5 – Freestyle

Sign up for Level 5 if your swimmer is 5+ years old and can do the crawl arm stroke on top of the water

The Freestyle class is appropriate for swimmers who can swim on top of the water but stop when they need to take a breath. Swimmers will be taught crawl stroke with continuous breathing and the back crawl stroke and will master crawl stroke with side breathing. Swimmers advance by swimming crawl stroke with a minimum of 4 breaths.

Equipment needed: Suit, goggles, swim cap and fins

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Level 6 – Backstroke

Sign up for Level 6 is your swimmer is 5+ and has mastered Crawl arm stroke with breathing to the side

The Backstroke class is appropriate for swimmers who have mastered Freestyle swimming with continuous side breathing for a short distance and can swim on their backs. Swimmers will be taught extended freestyle swimming, treading water, jump in and tread water and dives. Swimmers will master and advance when they can swim freestyle for 75 feet, swim backstroke 30 feet and jump in and tread water for 1 minute.

Equipment needed: Suit, goggles, swim cap and fins

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Level 7 – Breaststroke and Butterfly

Levels 7-10 are determined by America's Kids staff evaluation.

The Breaststroke & Butterfly class is appropriate for swimmers who have passed levels 1-6 and can swim Freestyle for 75 feet and backstroke for 30 feet. Swimmers will be taught the breaststroke kick, swim, butterfly arms and butterfly swim. Swimmers advance when they have mastered a 50-yard freestyle swim, 25-yard backstroke swim and can kick breaststroke for 20 feet.

Equipment needed: Suit, goggles, swim cap and fins

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Level 8 - Turns

Levels 7-10 are determined by America's Kids staff evaluation.

The Turns Class is appropriate for swimmers who have passed levels 1-7 and can swim a 50-yard freestyle swim, 25-yard backstroke swim and can kick breaststroke for 20 feet. Swimmers will be taught freestyle with bilateral breathing and turns for each stroke and IM. Swimmers will master and advance as they perform a 100-yard freestyle swim using bi-lateral breathing, swim breaststroke 25 yards and swim butterfly 30 feet.

Equipment needed: Suit, goggles, swim cap and fins

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Level 9 – Lifetime Strokes

Levels 7-10 are determined by America's Kids staff evaluation.

The Lifetime Strokes Class is appropriate for swimmers who have passed levels 1-8 and can perform a 100-yard Freestyle Swim using bi-lateral breathing, swim Breaststroke for 25 yards and Butterfly stroke for 30 feet. Swimmers will be taught sidestroke kick and swim and elementary backstroke. Swimmers advance as they master a 200-yard freestyle swim with bi-lateral breathing for a continuous 50 yards, swim 25 yards butterfly, 50 yards breaststroke, 50 yards elementary backstroke and 50 yards sidestroke.

Equipment needed: Suit, goggles, swim cap and fins

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Level 10 – Individual Medley

Levels 7-10 are determined by America's Kids staff evaluation.

The Individual Medley Class is appropriate for swimmers who have passed levels 1-9. Swimmers will be taught extended swimming and technique refinement in all major strokes and turns. Swimmers will master and graduate as they swim 300 yards freestyle, 100 yards backstroke and a 100 yard Individual Medley.

Equipment needed: Suit, goggles, swim cap and fins

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