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Youth Swim Lessons

  • Parent & Child Aquatics

    This class is designed for children ages 6 months to about 3 years and their parent or guardian. The American Red Cross Parent & Child Aquatics familiarizes children to the water and teaches swimming readiness skills. It is not designed to teach children to become good swimmers or to survive in the water on their own. Parent & Child Aquatics gives parents safety information and teaches techniques to help orient their children to the water. It also provides direction regarding how to supervise water activities in a responsible manner. With the parent or guardian in the water with the child these courses are a bonding experience that will create wonderful lifelong memories.

    If you’d prefer a more individualized experience for your child, check out our private and semi-private lesson options.

    Fall 2017 Schedule

    Registration opens August 15, 2017.

    Classes with low enrollments will be cancelled the Friday prior to the first day of class.

    Cost: $25.00 for Members; $30.00 for Non-members

    PDF Schedule: Fall 2017 Lessons

    Evening Sessions

     Evening sessions run Monday/Wednesday for 4 weeks OR Tuesday/Thursday for 4 weeks. Classes start at 5:00pm and are 30 minutes long, with the last class ending at 7:30pm. Cost: $25.00 for Members; $30.00 for Non-members

    “X” indicates class is being offered

    PM Session 1: September 4th- September 28th (makeup class for Monday, September 4th offered on Friday, September 8)Mon/WedTues/Thurs
    5:00pm-5:30pmX
    5:40pm-6:10pmX
    6:20pm-6:50pm
    7:00pm-7:30pmX

    PM Session 2: October 2nd-October 26thMon/Wed Tues/Thurs
    5:00pm-5:30pm
    X
    5:40pm-6:10pm
    6:20pm-6:50pmX
    7:00pm-7:30pmX

    PM Session 3: October 30th- November 30th (no classes the week of November 19-25)Mon/WedTues/Thurs
    5:00pm-5:30pmX
    5:40pm-6:10pmX
    6:20pm-6:50pm
    7:00pm-7:30pmX

     

    Saturday Sessions

     Saturday sessions run Saturday mornings for 4 weeks (4 classes). Classes start at 8:30am and are 30 minutes long, with the last class ending at 11:00am. Cost: $12.50 for Members; $15.00 for Non-members

    “X” indicates class is being offered

    Sat Session 1: September 9th- September 30th8:30am-9:00am9:10am-9:40am9:50am-10:20am10:30am-11:00am
    Parent & ChildX

    Sat Session 2: October 7th- October 28th8:30am-9:00am9:10am-9:40am9:50am-10:20am10:30am-11:00am
    Parent & ChildX

    Sat Session 3: November 4th- December 2nd (no class on November 25)8:30am-9:00am9:10am-9:40am9:50am-10:20am10:30am-11:00am
    Parent & ChildX

     

    Refund Policy

    Full refunds will only be issued if a class is cancelled due to low enrollment (minimum of 3 participants).

    Contact

    If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions regarding the pool classes and programs please contact aquatics@boisestate.edu.

  • PreSchool Aquatics

    PreSchool Aquatics is designed to provide children ages 3 to 5 years with positive, developmentally appropriate aquatic learning experiences. The parent is NOT in the water for this class. There are three levels that build on skills throughout the program:

    PreSchool Level 1 (PS1): Designed to orient young children to the aquatic environment and to help them gain basic aquatic skills. In addition, participants start learning how to be safe around water.

    PreSchool Level 2 (PS2): Builds on the basic aquatic skills and water safety skills and concepts learned in PS1. Participants begin to perform skills at a slightly more advanced level and begin gaining rudimentary propulsive skills on both the front and the back. This level marks the beginning of independent aquatic locomotion skills.

    PreSchool Level 3 (PS3): Builds on the skills learned in PS1 and PS2. Participants are able to perform basic aquatic skills with greater proficiency, for longer distances and times. In addition, previously acquired water safety knowledge and skills are reinforced and expanded upon.

    If you’d prefer a more individualized experience for your child, check out our private and semi-private lesson options.

    Fall 2017 Schedule

    Registration opens August 15, 2017.

    Classes with low enrollments will be combined and/or cancelled the Friday prior to the first day of class.

    Cost: $25.00 for Members; $30.00 for Non-members

            PDF Schedule: Fall 2017 Lessons

     

    Evening Sessions

     Evening sessions run Monday/Wednesday for 4 weeks OR Tuesday/Thursday for 4 weeks. Classes start at 5:00pm and are 30 minutes long, with the last class ending at 7:30pm. Cost: $25.00 for Members; $30.00 for Non-members

    “X” indicates class is being offered

    PM Session 1: September 4th- September 28th (makeup class for Monday, September 4th offered on Friday, September 8)PreSchool Level 1PreSchool Level 2PreSchool Level 3
    Mon/Wed 5:00pm-5:30pmX
    Mon/Wed 5:40pm-6:10pm
    Mon/Wed 6:20pm-6:50pmX
    Mon/Wed 7:00pm-7:30pmX
    Tues/Thurs 5:00pm-5:30pm
    Tues/Thurs 5:40pm-6:10pmXX
    Tues/Thurs 6:20pm-6:50pmX
    Tues/Thurs 7:00pm-7:30pmXXX

    PM Session 2: October 2nd- October 26th PreSchool Level 1 PreSchool Level 2 PreSchool Level 3
    Mon/Wed 5:00pm-5:30pmXX
    Mon/Wed 5:40pm-6:10pm
    Mon/Wed 6:20pm-6:50pmX
    Mon/Wed 7:00pm-7:30pmXX
    Tues/Thurs 5:00pm-5:30pmX
    Tues/Thurs 5:40pm-6:10pmXX
    Tues/Thurs 6:20pm-6:50pmX
    Tues/Thurs 7:00pm-7:30pmXX

    PM Session 3: October 30th- November 30th (no classes the week of November 19-25)PreSchool Level 1PreSchool Level 2PreSchool Level 3
    Mon/Wed 5:00pm-5:30pm XX
    Mon/Wed 5:40pm-6:10pm
    Mon/Wed 6:20pm-6:50pmX X
    Mon/Wed 7:00pm-7:30pmX
    Tues/Thurs 5:00pm-5:30pmX
    Tues/Thurs 5:40pm-6:10pmX
    Tues/Thurs 6:20pm-6:50pmXX
    Tues/Thurs 7:00pm-7:30pmXX

    Saturday Sessions

     Saturday sessions run Saturday mornings for 4 weeks (4 classes). Classes start at 8:30am and are 30 minutes long, with the last class ending at 11:00am. Cost: $12.50 for Members; $15.00 for Non-members

    “X” indicates class is being offered

    Sat Session 1: September 9th- September 30thPreSchool Level 1PreSchool Level 2PreSchool Level 3
    8:30am-9:00amXX
    9:10am-9:40amX
    9:50am-10:20amXX
    10:30am-11:00amXX

    Sat Session 2: October 7th- October 28thPreSchool Level 1PreSchool Level 2PreSchool Level 3
    8:30am-9:00amXX
    9:10am-9:40amXX
    9:50am-10:20amX
    10:30am-11:00amXX

    Sat Session 3: November 4th- December 2nd (no class on November 25)PreSchool Level 1PreSchool Level 2PreSchool Level 3
    8:30am-9:00amXX
    9:10am-9:40amX
    9:50am-10:20amXX
    10:30am-11:00amX

    Refund Policy

    Full refunds will only be issued if a class is cancelled due to low enrollment (minimum of 3 participants). Classes may be combined to allow for the class to run.

    Contact

    If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions regarding the pool classes and programs please contact aquatics@boisestate.edu.

  • Learn-to-Swim

    Students, ages 6 and up, learn to swim and be safe in, on, and around water with positive, developmentally appropriate aquatic learning experiences. These courses also continue the progression for participants completing the PreSchool Aquatics courses. Children must be comfortable in water without a parent and be able to follow directions. Learn-to-Swim consists of six levels:

    Learn-to-Swim Level 1 (LTS1): Designed to orient participants to the aquatic environment and to help them gain basic aquatic skills. In addition, participants start learning how to be safe around water.

    Learn-to-Swim Level 2 (LTS2): Builds on the basic aquatic skills and water safety skills and concepts learned in LTS1. Participants begin to perform skills at a slightly more advanced level and begin gaining rudimentary propulsive skills on both the front and the back. This level marks the beginning of independent aquatic locomotion skills.

    Learn-to-Level Level 3 (LTS3): Builds on the skills learned in LTS1 and LTS2. Participants alearn to swim the front crawl and elementary backstroked at rudimentary proficiency levels, and are introduced to the scissors and dolphin kicks. Participants learn the survival float and increase the time duration for treading water. Participants also learn rules for headfirst entries and begin to learn to enter the water headfirst from a seated position at poolside. Upon completion, participants will have achieved basic water competency in a pool environment.

    Learn-to-Swim Level 4 (LTS4): Seeks to improve participants’ proficiency in performing the swimming strokes introduced in LTS3. Participants perform these strokes with increased proficiency and are able to swim them for greater distances. In addition, participants learn the arm actions that accompany the scissors kick and breaststroke kick in order to begin performing the sidestroke and breaststroke at rudimentary proficiency levels. Participants also learn the back crawl and butterfly at rudimentary proficiency levels, in addition to the basics of performing a simple open turn at a wall.

    Learn-to-Swim Level 5 (LTS5): Focuses on helping participants refine their performance of all six swimming strokes (front crawl, back crawl, butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, and sidestroke). Participants perform these strokes with increased proficiency and are able to swim them for greater distances. Participants also learn to perform flip turns on the front and back.

    Learn-to-Swim Level 6 (LTS6): Focuses on refining strokes and turns and building endurance. Three options (Personal Water Safety, Fundamentals of Diving, and Fitness Swimmer) provide participants with the opportunity to learn information and skills for specific aquatic activities.

    If you’d prefer a more individualized experience for your child, check out our private and semi-private lesson options.

    Fall 2017 Schedule

    Registration opens August 15, 2017.

    Classes with low enrollments will be combined and/or cancelled the Friday prior to the first day of class.

    Cost: $25.00 for Members; $30.00 for Non-members

            PDF Schedule: Fall 2017 Lessons

    Evening Sessions

    Evening sessions run Monday/Wednesday for 4 weeks OR Tuesday/Thursday for 4 weeks. Classes start at 5:00pm and are 30 minutes long, with the last class ending at 7:30pm. Cost: $25.00 for Members; $30.00 for Non-members

     

    “X” indicates class is being offered

    PM Session 1: September 4th- September 28th
    (makeup class for Monday, September 4th offered on Friday, September 8)
    Learn-to-Swim Level 1Learn-to-Swim Level 2Learn-to-Swim Level 3Learn-to-Swim Level 4Learn-to-Swim Level 5
    Mon/Wed 5:00pm-5:30pmX
    Mon/Wed 5:40pm-6:10pmXXXX
    Mon/Wed 6:20pm-6:50pmX
    Mon/Wed 7:00pm-7:30pmX
    Tues/Thurs 5:00pm-5:30pmXXXXX
    Tues/Thurs 5:40pm-6:10pmX
    Tues/Thurs 6:20pm-6:50pmXX
    Tues/Thurs 7:00pm-7:30pmX

    PM Session 2: October 2nd- October 26thLearn-to-Swim Level 1Learn-to-Swim Level 2Learn-to-Swim Level 3Learn-to-Swim Level 4Learn-to-Swim Level 5
    Mon/Wed 5:00pm-5:30pmX
    Mon/Wed 5:40pm-6:10pmXXXX
    Mon/Wed 6:20pm-6:50pmX
    Mon/Wed 7:00pm-7:30pmX
    Tues/Thurs 5:00pm-5:30pmXX
    Tues/Thurs 5:40pm-6:10pmXX
    Tues/Thurs 6:20pm-6:50pmXXXX
    Tues/Thurs 7:00pm-7:30pmX

    PM Session 3: October 30th- November 30th (no classes the week of November 19-25)Learn-to-Swim Level 1Learn-to-Swim Level 2Learn-to-Swim Level 3Learn-to-Swim Level 4Learn-to-Swim Level 5
    Mon/Wed 5:00pm-5:30pm
    Mon/Wed 5:40pm-6:10pmXXXX
    Mon/Wed 6:20pm-6:50pmX
    Mon/Wed 7:00pm-7:30pmX
    Tues/Thurs 5:00pm-5:30pmXXX
    Tues/Thurs 5:40pm-6:10pmXX
    Tues/Thurs 6:20pm-6:50pmXXX
    Tues/Thurs 7:00pm-7:30pmXX

    Saturday Sessions

    Saturday sessions run Saturday mornings for 4 weeks (4 classes). Classes start at 8:30am and are 30 minutes long, with the last class ending at 11:00am. Cost: $12.50 for Members; $15.00 for Non-members

    “X” indicates class is being offered

    Sat Session 1: September 9th- September 30thLearn-to-Swim Level 1Learn-to-Swim Level 2Learn-to-Swim Level 3Learn-to-Swim Level 4Learn-to-Swim Level 5
    8:30am-9:00amX
    9:10am-9:40amXXXX
    9:50am-10:20amXX
    10:30am-11:00amXX

    Sat Session 2: October 7th- October 28thLearn-to-Swim Level 1Learn-to-Swim Level 2Learn-to-Swim Level 3Learn-to-Swim Level 4Learn-to-Swim Level 5
    8:30am-9:00amXXX
    9:10am-9:40amX
    9:50am-10:20amXX
    10:30am-11:00amXX

    Sat Session 3: November 4th- December 2nd (no class on November 25)Learn-to-Swim Level 1Learn-to-Swim Level 2Learn-to-Swim Level 3Learn-to-Swim Level 4Learn-to-Swim Level 5
    8:30am-9:00amXX
    9:10am-9:40amXXXX
    9:50am-10:20amX
    10:30am-11:00amXXX

    Refund Policy

    Full refunds will only be issued if a class is cancelled due to low enrollment (minimum of 3 participants). Classes may be combined to allow for the class to run.

    Contact

    If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions regarding the pool classes and programs please contact aquatics@boisestate.edu.