Swimming Lessons

Our instructors are certified to teach the Red Cross Swim Kids program. This program, intended for children ages 6-12,  comprises 10 swim levels in a gradual progression. By the end of the program swimmers will be familiar and comfortable with the 4 main swim strokes, swimming 500m continuously and be able to perform lifesaving and open water self-rescue techniques.

We have split the Swim Kids levels into 3 categories: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced. Our members can attend lessons at their own pace and when they are available. Swimmers are transitioned into the subsequent level as soon as they have completed the skills to standard. 

Consult the table below to decide which level to place your child in. Contact us at any time if you have any questions!

Swim Level Equivalencies and Lesson Schedule
BGCO Level Red Cross Equivalency       Areas of Focus  Our Schedule
         Beginner Swim Kids 1-3 Floating and recovery from floats

Safe entries

Movement through the water

Developing flutter kick

Site safety
  Monday - Friday 
     4:30-5:00 PM

     Intermediate Swim Kids 4-6 Strengthening flutter kick and endurance

Surface support

Deep water entries

Stroke development
Open water safety
  Monday - Friday
    5:00-5:30 PM

         Advanced  Swim Kids 7-10 Endurance and distance swims

Stroke improvement


Goals and next steps 
   Monday - Friday
     6:00-6:30 PM

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