Swim Lessons

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Private swim Lessons
Private 30 minute swim lessons are offered on a limited basis, subject to instructor and pool availability.
Package of 5 $120
Package of 10 $200

The CVRC swimming program is specifically designed for the Rec swimming facilities. Classic Family members and Swim-only members with swim lesson add-on may register for ONE SESSION PER CHILD.

Please read the descriptions of each level and match your child to the skills described. A class may be cancelled if fewer than six students are registered. Classes will not be held on July 4th.

Sessions are two weeks of classes Mon – Thurs.  The 2019 Sessions are as follows:
Session A June 3-13
Session B June 17-27
Session C July 1-11 (No lessons July 4th)
Session D July 15-25

Additional sessions may be available after registration period has completed at an addtional fee based on type of membership.

Costs

One swim session for each child is included in Classic Rec membership.
Additional Lesson Pricing:

  • $40 Classic Family Membership
  • $50 for Swim Only Memberships
  • $175 for non-members.
  • 2 week sessions, includes 8 lessons

Swim Lessons Schedule

Tadpoles

Typical Ages: 6 months to 4 years
Student/Teacher Ratio: 5:1
Length of Class: 25 minutes
Class Location: Shallow End of Middle Pool
Instructional activities: Techniques for parents to orient their child to the water.

Child must be accompanied by an adult in the water.

PLEASE NOTE: Children who are not potty trained must wear a swim diaper while in the pools.

Level 1: Water Exploration

Typical Ages: 3 to 5 years
Student/Teacher Ratio: 5:1
Length of Class: 25 minutes
Class Location: Shallow End of Middle Pool
Instructional activities: Front and back crawl arm movements, float with and without assistance, blow bubbles, submerge face & head, retrieve rings.
Testing requirements at completion of class: submerge face, float on front and back with assistance.

Level 2: Primary Skills

Typical Ages: 4 to 6 years
Student/Teacher Ratio: 5:1
Length of Class: 25 minutes
Class Location: Middle Area of Middle Pool
Instructional activities: Front and back crawl arm movements, float with and without assistance, submerge face & head, retrieve rings, flutter kick with kickboards with assistance.
Testing requirements at completion of class: float independently on both front and back. Submerge head comfortably.

Level 3: Stroke Readiness

Typical Ages: 5 to 7 years
Student/Teacher Ratio: 5:1
Length of Class: 25 minutes
Class Location: Deep End of Middle Pool
Instructional activities: Front and back crawl arm movements, float with and without assistance, submerge face & head, retrieve rings, flutter kick with kick boards with assistance.
Testing requirements at completion of class: front & back crawl across the middle pool with assistance, glides.

Level 3+: Stroke Readiness

Typical Ages: 6 to 8 years
Student/Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Length of Class: 40 minutes
Class Location: Deep End of Middle Pool &Shallow End of Big Pool
Instructional activities: Kicking with kick board in middle and big pool, rotary breathing assistance with kick board, width swimming in middle & big pool, elementary backstroke kick, treading water, streamlining, sit dives in the big pool.
Testing requirements at completion of class: continuous front and back crawl, unassisted in middle pool (2 widths) elementary backstroke kick, rotary breathing with kick board while swimming the width of the big pool, sit dives into the big pool.

Level 4: Stroke Development

Typical Ages: 7 to 10 years
Student/Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Length of Class: 40 minutes
Class Location: Shallow End of Big Pool
Instructional activities: Widths across the big pool practicing strokes to be tested, frequent kick board use in breast and sidestroke instruction, rotary breathing rehearsal, practice open turns, elementary backstroke arms.
Testing requirements at completion of class: two widths front crawl with rotary breathing, two widths back crawl, one width elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke kick, diving from kneeling position, tread water for two minutes, streamlining.

Level 5: Stroke Refinement

Typical Ages: 8 to 12 years
Student/Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Length of Class: 40 minutes
Class Location: Middle of Big Pool
Instructional activities: Widths across the big pool practicing strokes to betested, frequent kickboard use, diving practice, open turns.
Testing requirements at completion of class: three widths of refined freestyle with rotary breathing (form will be tested), three widths of refined backstroke, two widths of breaststroke with proper frog kick, two widths of sidestroke, two widths of elementary backstroke, one width butterfly kick with kickboard, open turns, standing diving, tread water for five minutes.

Level 6 – Swimming Proficiency

Typical Ages: 9 to 12 years
Student/Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Length of Class: 40 minutes
Class Location: Deep End of Big Pool
Instructional activities: Swim widths across the big pool practicing strokes to be tested, tread water, diving practice,flip turn practice.
Testing requirements at completion of class: freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, sidestroke, elementary backstroke, flip turns, shallow racing dives.

ASR: Advanced Stroke Refinement

Class Location: Deep End of Big Pool
Instructor drills and offers feedback to improve stroke efficiency for competitive swimmers.