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Learn to Swim

Want to learn the basics of swimming?

 

Learn a life skill and encourage healthy lifestyle!

This program is designed to teach beginner swimmers the fundamental skills they need to swim all four strokes quickly and correctly. Lessons are taught based on the abilities of each individual swimmer in order to fully support their learning.

Class Schedule

Sunday

10:30 - 11:15 am (Don Mills Collegiate Institute)

11:15 am - 12:00 pm (Don Mills Collegiate Institute)

12:00 - 12:45 pm (Don Mills Collegiate Institute)

12:45 - 1:30 pm (Don Mills Colligate Institute)

Monday

6:30 - 7:15 pm (George S Henry)

7:15 - 8:00 pm (George S Henry)

Friday

6:30 - 7:15 pm (George S Henry)

7:15 - 8:00 pm (George S Henry)

Swim Level Converter

Learn to Swim Groups

Freestyle

Swimmers will learn correct freestyle technique, side breathing and body rotation. Freestyle is taught with big, slow arms and fast kicking to maximize distance per stroke. Floats will be used to aid in drills but for completion of level swimmers must swim unassisted.

Backstroke

Swimmers will learn correct backstroke technique and body rotation. Swimmers will learn to relax and stretch on their back while maintaining correct body position. Long bodies will be emphasized while children are taught slow arms and fast kicking to maximize distance per stroke.

Breaststroke

Breaststroke pull and kick will be taught separately and slowly combined to ensure correct timing and technique. Correct pull, kicking, and gliding will be stressed to ensure maximum distance per stroke.

Butterfly

Swimmers will learn dolphin kick and slowly add pull into the stroke. Breathing will then be added and the end result will be a two kick butterfly. Although this is different from correct competitive butterfly form, it will give swimmers a strong base for butterfly as they progress in their swimming ability.

Adult Class

This is a learn to swim program for adult beginner swimmers. This is a great program for anyone who increase their confidence in the water and also for those who are comfortable and wish to learn how to swim with greater technique. Classes will progress at the pace of the swimmer and will be geared towards the individual goals and needs of each swimmer.

Want to Join?

Just contact us! All new swimmers require a class placement evaluation, so come ready to swim; all class placement evaluations are in the water and will take about 10 minutes. Once you have completed your evaluation, you can register immediately for your appropriate group.