Sport Fit offers swim lessons for children ages 8 months-12 years! We have lessons for children on ALL levels, from beginners to kids trying to stay in good form for summer or competitive teams. We offer the following levels:
Children’s Group Swim Lesson Descriptions
Aqua Tots 1 (for children ages 8 months- 35 months) For infants 8 months to 2 1/2 years and at least ONE participating parent. Children should be able to support their own heads in an upright position while lying on their stomachs. This class is designed to help parents increase their comfort level and knowledge of safe, effective practices when working with their young children in and around the water. This class also works to increase your child’s comfort level and increase his/her readiness skills for learning to swim. A one-to-one ratio is required for this class, but more than one parent is welcome to participate. If you have more than one child, please make arrangements to send the necessary amount of adults. Classes are 30 minutes each. Class size is up to 8 students and their parents.
Aqua Tots 2– (ages 24-35 months) This class has been custom designed by our instructors for older toddlers. Parent participation is still required for this level. Children MUST be between 24 and 35 months to participate due to the nature of the class itself. This class will include all of the skills of Aqua Tots level one and then will help children develop more swimming independence as the class progresses. We will use a variety of games and strategies to increase your child’s comfort level and readiness for beginning swimming. Classes are 30 minutes each. Class size is up to 8 students and their parents.
Primary Classes- Class sizes are limited.
Primary 1– (for children ages 3-5 years) This class is designed for children who may or may not be fearful of the water, but have little to no experience in the water. This class uses games to teach children in a low-pressure environment. Skills will include basic water acclimation, putting face in the water, blowing bubbles, floating and kicking with support and water safety lessons.
Primary 2– (for children ages 3-5 years) This class is designed for children who are NOT fearful of the water and can fully submerge their faces. This classes uses games and various water activities to teach basic swimming skills. Skills include bobbing, underwater exploration, basic arm and leg movement for the crawl stroke, floating, changing positions and water safety lessons.
Primary 3– (for children ages 3-5 years) This class is designed for children who can swim a distance of 5-10 feet unassisted in deep water. This class uses various water activities to teach progressive swimming skills. Students will refine the skills needed to correctly perform the crawl stroke and backstroke. Skills will also include treading water, changing positions, beginning diving and water safety lessons.
Youth Classes- Class sizes are limited
Youth 1– (for children ages 6 years and up) This class is designed for children who have little to no experience in the water. This class is designed to progressively teach skills using games and repetition. Skills include bobbing, underwater exploration, basic arm and leg movement for the crawl stroke, floating, changing positions and water safety lessons.
Youth 2– (for children ages 6 years and up) This class is designed for children who are very comfortable submerging their faces and know how to swim a distance of 10 feet unsupported by a flotation device or adult assistance. This class uses a progressive approach to teach proper leg and arm movement , beginning breathing, floating, backstroke, deep water swimming and water safety skills.
Youth 2 Advanced– (for children ages 6 years and up) This class is designed for children who are very comfortable in deep water and know and are able to swim a distance of 15 feet without the assistance of a flotation device or an adult. This class teaches the proper arm and leg movement and will concentrate on the proper breathing techniques. Students should be comfortable swimming on their backs. Teachers are rarely in the water for this class.
Youth 3– (for children ages 6 years and up) This class is designed for students who are able to swim the length of the pool (25 yards) without assistance. Focus is on the proper mechanics of the crawl stroke, back stroke, diving and basic survival skills. Students will end each class with a conditioning routine of lap swimming.
Non-competitive Swim Team
This swim team practice is a rigorous one hour practice focusing on competitive swimming techniques and endurance. This advanced practice group is ideal to help keep your child in great physical shape as well as prepare them for competitive swim leagues or high school teams.