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LEARN TO SWIM PROGRAM

Cost is $36 per participant; per session.  Sessions consist of 8 lessons.

Registration for all programs will begin on Monday, May 21st. Registration will be accepted at the Aquatic Center or online at register.lhcaz.gov. Online registration will begin at 5 a.m. and walk in registration will begin at 7 a.m. on Monday, May 21st.

Session #1 June 4th – June 14th Monday through Thursday
Session #2 June 18th – June 28th Monday through Thursday
Session #3 July 7th – July 19th Monday through Thursday
Session #4 July 23d – August 2nd Monday through Thursday
LESSONS LEVELS

Frogs & Pollywogs

(6 months – 18 months)

The purpose of this level is to help infants/toddlers become comfortable in and around the water so they are ready to learn to swim.  It is also intended to educate the parent or caregiver in basic water skills so they are better equipped to help their child.  Parent accompanies child in the water. 

Tadpoles

(18 months - 3 years)

The purpose of this level is to help infants/toddlers become comfortable in and around the water so they are ready to learn to swim.  It is also intended to educate the parent or caregiver in basic water skills so they are better equipped to help their child.  Parent accompanies the child in the water. 

Guppies

(3 years -5 years)

The purpose of this level is to teach the fundamentals of water safety, buoyancy, breath control, swimming on front and back, changing direction and water entry and exit.

Starfish

(5 years - 9 years)

The purpose of this level is for participants to propel themselves unsupported on their front and back using coordinated arm and leg action (front crawl, back crawl).  They will also learn to front and back float and recover to a vertical position without support.  Treading water and rotary/side breathing are also introduced. 

Summer Swim League

The Summer Swim League is a novice swim team for children ages 5-18.  This program will emphasize stroke development and refinement as well as introduce children to the sport of competitive swimming.  Program will run June 4th – July 20th.  Participant must be able to swim 25 meters unassisted.  Fee is $52.00 which includes a t-shirt and swim cap. 5-9 year olds will practice on Mondays & Wednesdays and 10-18 year olds will practice on Tuesdays & Thursdays.  Participants will have the option to choose an available practice time block based on age at the time of registration.