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ASSESSMENTS

Ready to register for swim lessons but not sure which class is right for your child? Let us assess your child’s level before you choose a class. We offer complimentary 15-minute swim assessments. Schedule an assessment with our Aquatics Director to get started, then check-in at the Aquatics Help Desk.

SEA ANIMAL LEVELS

WHITE TURTLE

For the child who is afraid of water, cannot swim, or will not get his⁄her face wet.*

FOCUSTrust and Submersion
SAFETY SKILLAlways ask for permission before getting in the water.
WATER SKILLSubmerge while relaxed with assistance for 5 seconds.

*Child must be 36 months old or have Aquatics Director approval 

RED FROG

For the child who enjoys water, gets his/her face wet, jumps in but can swim only with support.

FOCUSBody Position and Air Recovery
SAFETY SKILLPut on a life jacket, float on back and kick 20 feet.
WATER SKILLJump in, submerge, recover for air, roll and lay on back (kicking and finning) for 5 seconds in both swimwear and regular clothes.

YELLOW OTTER

For the child who is not afraid, can float, jump in and return to surface.

FOCUSForward Movement and Direction Change
SAFETY SKILLReach and throw (DON’T GO) and know how to call 911.
WATER SKILLJump in, submerge, recover, move forward 10 feet, change direction and return to wall in both swimwear and regular clothes.

BLUE DOLPHIN

For the child who can swim 10 feet while taking an occasional breath.

FOCUSBody Rotation
SAFETY SKILLTread water for 15 seconds.
WATER SKILLJump in, submerge, recover to side glide position and kick 10 feet.

GREEN SHARK

For the child who can tread water for 15 seconds and swim freestyle for 10 feet.

FOCUSIntegrated Movement
SAFETY SKILLSurvival float and tread water for 30 seconds.
WATER SKILLStart in side glide, swim freestyle 30 feet with 1-2-3 breathe pattern.

OTHER SWIM LESSONS

Assessments

Ready to register for swim lessons but not sure which class is right for your child? Let us assess your child’s level before you choose a class.

Private Swim Lessons

Our private swim lessons offer one-on-one instruction for all ages and experience levels.

Stroke School

Stroke School is for the junior swimmer who has completed Green Shark or meets the skills requirement. Colorful rocker patches are awarded for each level of stroke achievement.

Sea Animal Levels

Sea Animal Levels group according to your child’s swim ability. Junior swimmers enjoy an innovative curriculum based upon water and safety skill benchmarks and fun.

StarBabies

StarBabies swim lessons provide an early introduction to swimming for ages 6 – 36 months. Swimmers who are incontinent or not fully toilet trained must wear Villa Sport-approved…