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Summer Group Swim Lessons

Summit Programs

Summer Sessions 2017

Registration must be completed by a parent in person at The Summit or Online

To register online select the class you want then you will be asked to log in. Non-members, please select Join Now and create a Guest Account for your children registering for swim lessons. Please put all family members under one account.

Members please contact Member Services at 751-4107, to receive your user name and password.

*Class times may change depending on customer demand.*

*Water Angels, Parent-Tot, Pollywogs 1, 2, 3 & 4 are CANCELLED for all Summer sessions.*
(Due to pool maintenance)**

Morning Session Dates (Monday through Thursday for two weeks):
Session 1: June 12- June 23
Session 2: June 26- July 6 (no class on July 4)
Session 3: July 10- July 20
Session 4: July 24- August 3
Session 5: August 7- August 17

Morning Session Schedule:


Lesson Time
Monday - Thursday

Stations 1-5 9:10 am - 9:40 am
9:45 am - 10:15 am
10:20 am - 10:50 am
Stroke School 1 9:45 am - 10:15 am
10:20 am -10:50 am
Stroke School 2 9:10 am - 9:40 am

Evening Session Dates (Tuesday & Thursday for four weeks):
Session 1: June 6 - June 30
Session 2: July 6 - July 27
Session 3: August 1 - August 24

Evening Session Schedule:

Station 1, 2 & 3 
Tues & Thurs 6:05 pm - 6:35 pm

Station 3 & 4 
Tues & Thurs 6:40 pm - 7:10 pm

Station 4 & 5
Tues & Thurs 7:15 pm - 7:45 pm

Stroke School 1
Tues & Thurs 6:40 pm - 7:10 pm

Stroke School 2
Tues & Thurs 7:15 pm - 7:45 pm

Class descriptions to help you choose the best station for your child.

The advancement goals for each station are very clear cut. If your child can complete the advancement goals for a specific station then sign your child up for the first station that they cannot complete all advancement goals. Please contact the aquatics department if you're not sure which class is right for your child, 751-4141.

Station Descriptions & Advancement:
Station 1 - This is a beginner station for children 5 and older who have never taken swim lessons and will not put their face in the water. Goal: 10 relaxed bobs
Station 2 - This station is for children who feel comfortable putting their heads underwater but cannot yet float. Goal: Front and back glide and recover - 5 seconds.
Station 3 - This station is for children who can float on their front and on their back, but have not yet learned kicking. Goal: Front and back kick 15 ft.
Station 4 - This station is for children who have learned to float with a kick on their front and backs. Goal: Side-glide-kick 20 ft, crawl stroke 20 ft (no breathing).
Station 5 - This station is for children who have learned to do crawl stroke but have not yet learned breathing. Goal: Crawl stroke with breathing.
Stroke School 1- Stroke School 1 is for children who have learned freestyle with proper breathing and want to learn other strokes and covers the skills from Station 6 & 7.Stroke School 1- Stroke School 1 is for children who have learned freestyle with proper breathing and want to learn other strokes. This station covers skills from Station 6 & 7.
Station 6 - Goal: Freestyle 25 yds, backstroke 30 ft, tread water for 1 minute.
Station 7 - Goal: Freestyle 50 yds, backstroke 25 yds, kick breaststroke 20 ft.

Stroke School 2- Stroke School 2 is designed for the swimmer who is looking for a longer, more challenging lesson. It's a great class to refine your strokes and build endurance. Stroke school 2 will cover the skills from Station 8, 9 & 10. To be placed in Stroke School children must be evaluated by a SwimAmerica staff or have already passed Station 6.
Station 8 - Goal: Freestyle 100 yds, breaststroke 25 yds, butterfly 30 ft.
Station 9 - Goal: Freestyle 200 yds, butterfly 25 yds, breaststroke 50 yds, elementary backstroke 50 yds, sidestroke 50 yds.
Station 10 - Goal: Freestyle 300 yds, backstroke 100 yds, individual medley 100 yds.

How do I know if my child needs swim lessons?
School age children need swim lessons to learn to swim on top of the water. Underwater swimming cannot save their lives! Children tire quickly underwater, and trying to sustain underwater swimming may even cause a drowning. Learning proper technique with proper air exchange will help your child build confidence in the water and may save his or her life.

How long will it take my child to learn-to-swim?
This depends on your child's age and level of fitness. Older children tend to learn more quickly and most can learn-to-swim 2 or more strokes in 20 or so lessons. SwimAmerica doesn't consider someone a swimmer until they pass Station 10.

Cancellation & Transfer Policy

Cancellations must be made three business days prior to the start of the session for a full refund minus a $5.00 administrative fee per participant, per session. Make-up lessons and/or credits will not be available should a lesson be missed for any reason. No refunds or credits will be issued after the session begins.

Transfers: There is a $5.00 transfer fee to transfer participants to a different session provided there is space available.

Photography Policy

Photographs may be taken on the final day of scheduled swim lessons. Photographs may only include your child.

The Summit reserves the right to preview photos and delete digital images that may include unathorized individuals to insure privacy of its patrons.