Swim Lesson Level Descriptions

Class Descriptions

A variety of swim classes are offered. The classes that is intended to be a guide to parents. If you have more specific questions, feel free to call the Recreation Department, or email.


  • Ages 1-5 with parent, emphasis on fun, covers a variety of skills and activities with aquatic games and songs.

Pre - Level:

  • Ages 3-5, a variety of swimming and safety skills covered

Level 1:

  • Beginner independence in the water ; Intro to breath control and Front Crawl

Level 2:

  • Refine Front Crawl; Intro to Elementary Backstroke and rotary breathing

Level 3:

  • Develop Front Crawl and Elementary Backstroke ; Intro to Side Stroke, Breast Stroke, and Back Stroke

Level 4:

  • Perfect Front Crawl, Back Crawl, Elementary Back Stroke; Refine Side Stroke, Breast Stroke

Level 5:

  • Develop Breast Stroke, Side Stroke; Intro to Butterfly and Diving : Build endurance with previous strokes

Level 6:

  • Intro to competitive techniques and Strength Training ; Flip Turns & Starts, Diving & Stroke Critique