Learn to Swim

Our 6 Level Progression

Based on a logical, six-level progression that helps swimmers about 4+ years old and adults develop their water safety, survival and swimming skills. It is designed to give participants a positive learning experience.

 

Tadpole

 

4 years and under

 

The tadpole group lesson is for children that are being introduced to the swimming pool for the first few times. The main focus of this level is to find comfort in the swimming pool. In order for your swimmer to progress to the next level, these tasks must be completed.

 

 

Frog

 

4 years and up

 

Group FROG is for the beginner swimmer that is familiar with the water. The swimmer will learn the fundamentals of swimming as well as pool safety. At the completion of level one, the swimmer will be able to achieve the following:

 

 

Turtle

 

4 years and up

 

Group TURTLE is for the swimmer that has completed group FROG or can float unassisted and swim rudimentary freestyle. At the completion of level TURTLE, your swimmer will be able to complete the following:

 

 

 

Penguin

 

4 years and up

 

Group PENGUIN is for the swimmer that has completed group TURTLE. In Group PENGUIN, swimmers will learn to swim freestyle with rotary breathing, backstroke and will be introduced to dolphin and breaststroke kick.

 

 

Sea Otter

 

4 years and up

 

SEA OTTER is for the swimmer ready to advance their swimming skills. In the SEA OTTER group, your swimmer will enhance freestyle and backstroke and continue to learn butterfly and breaststroke. In order to advance to the pre-team group, the following must be completed:

 

 

 

Pre-Team

 

4 years and up

 

The pre-team swim group will consist of up to 15 swimmers that have completed Sea Otter swim lessons and will meet for 45 minutes.. The pre-team group is for swimmers looking to strengthen their swimming skills, and learn the fundamentals of swim team. Swimmers entering the pre-team group must be able to complete the following:

 

 

 

 

All activities are held at Beachwood High School,

25100 Fairmount Blvd, Beachwood, OH