YOUTH SWIM LESSONS

In our swim lessons, your child will learn the basics of swimming while building a strong foundation for future skills. Instructors work to foster a fun, safe, and welcoming environment throughout a four-week session. Each class is 45 minutes and meets two times a week at the Soderholm Family Aquatic Center. Register your child for any youth lesson by adding them to your account as a dependent (follow the instructions here.)

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PRIVATE LESSONS

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Private Lessons

During private lessons, your Jr. Active Badger will work one-on-one with a trained instructor. They will receive personalized feedback on form and improve on specific skills and techniques in a supportive environment.

Cost: $90

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GROUP LESSONS

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Youth Level 1

The perfect introductory class for children interested in learning how to swim. In this level, swimmers are taught about safe water entry and exit, how to glide, float, and roll in the water, and getting comfortable with submerging their face and head. No prior swim experience required.

All: $60

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Designed for:

  • Children of at least 5 years of age who have never taken swim lessons or have completed preschool swim lessons.

Prerequisites:

  • No experience required.

Class Components:

  • Safe water entry and exit
  • Glide, float, and roll on front and back
  • Submerging face and head (blowing bubbles, bobbing, picking up submerged objects)
  • Flutter kicking on front and back with kickboard
  • Front crawl and back crawl arm motions
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Youth Level 2

This level is an extension of Youth Level 1. Basic skills such as front crawl, back crawl, treading water, and jumping into the pool are learned. Ideal for anyone who completed Level 1 or is confident submerging underwater, floating independently, and performing front crawl and back crawl motions.

All: $60

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Designed for:

  • Children of at least 5 years of age who have completed level 1 or meet the prerequisites.

Prerequisites:

  • Confident submerging underwater, floating independently, and performing front crawl and back crawl motions.

Class Components:

  • Reviewing glides, floats, and rolls on front and back
  • Jumping into pool from side
  • Retrieving submerged objects
  • Front crawl with rotary breathing
  • Back crawl
  • Elementary backstroke
  • Treading water
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Youth Level 3

This level is an extension of Youth Level 2. Intermediate skills such as elementary backstroke, breaststroke kick, dolphin kick, and treading water are learned. Ideal for anyone who has successfully completed Level 2 or is confident swimming 15 yards of front crawl and back crawl independently.

All: $60

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Designed for:

  • Children of at least 6 years of age who meet the prerequisites.

Prerequisites:

  • Swim approximately 15 yards independently.
  • Proficient front crawl and back crawl.

Class Components:

  • Scissors kick
  • Dolphin kick
  • Breaststroke kick
  • Freestyle
  • Elementary Backstroke
  • Treading water
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Youth Level 4

This level is an extension of Youth Level 3. Advanced skills such as butterfly, breaststroke, sidestroke, dives, and open turns are learned. Ideal for anyone who has successfully completed Level 3 or is confident swimming 25 yards of front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, and breaststroke kick independently, and treading water for at least 1 minute.

All: $60

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Designed for:

  • Children of at least 7 years of age who meet the prerequisites.

Prerequisites:

  • Swim approximately 25 yards independently.
  • Proficient front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke kick, and elementary backstroke.
  • Treading water for 1 minute.

Class Components:

  • Dives
  • Butterfly introduction
  • Breaststroke
  • Sidestroke
  • Elementary backstroke
  • Open turns