Swim Lessons

Ready to schedule a lesson?  Please click below to email our Pool Manager in order to schedule.  Please include what level swimmer your child is.

Pricing:

Group (Member) - $50 for five 30 min lessons
Group (Non-Member) - $75 for five 30 min lessons
***Ratio is approximately 4-6 students per instructor***
Private (Member) - $20 per 30 min lesson
Private (Non-Member) - $30 per 30 min lesson
Group lessons are held from 11:30-12:00pm

Week 1: June 24th-28th

Week 2: July 1st-5th

Week 3: July 8th-12th

Week 4: July 15th-19th

Week 5: July 22nd-26th

Week 6: July 29th-August 2nd

Week 7: August 5th-9th

Week 8: August 12th-16th

Week 9: August 19th-23rd

Week 10: August 26th-30th

Norwood Swim Club
Swim Lesson Program

 

Norwood offers a five level lesson program suited for all youth ages and abilities, from beginner to advanced.  It is a modified and simplified version of the American Red Cross swim lesson program.

 

Level 1:

The intro level for the beginning swimmer, all skills are performed with assistance. Being comfortable and safe in the water is most important.

  • Blowing bubbles through the mouth and nose

  • Submerging the mouth, nose, and eyes

  • Front float with and without alternating kicking

  • Back float with and without alternating kicking

  • Alternating arms on the front and back

  • Elementary backstroke arms on the back

  • Jumping in from side of pool

  • Picking up submerged objects in chest deep water

**To move onto Level 2, a swimmer must demonstrate all of the above skills with some degree of comfort; some instructor assistance can be provided; they must comfortably and repeatedly put their entire face in the water**

 

Level 2:

The beginning swimmer becomes more comfortable in the water and begins to perform skills with some assistance.

  • Bobbing (fully submerging the head), 5 times

  • Front and back float, 5 seconds

  • Alternating kicking on the front and back, 3 body lengths

  • Rolling from front to back and back to front

  • Alternating crawl stroke arms with or without head up breathing, 3 body lengths

  • Elementary backstroke arms and legs on the back, 3 body lengths

  • Picking up submerged objects in shoulder deep water

  • Jumping in from side of pool and returning without assistance

  • High level of comfort in shoulder deep water

**To move onto the Level 3, a swimmer must demonstrate all of the above skills with little to no instructor assistance; they must be able to get a breath when swimming on their front without touching the bottom; the back float and kicking must be independent or with minimal help**

 

Level 3:

Swimmers comfort level in the water is high and they become independent swimmers in shallow water; minimal assistance is provided.

  • Front float with kicking

  • Back float with kicking

  • Alternating crawl stroke arms, rolling onto back to breathe and return to front

  • Introduction to side breathing with crawl stroke

  • Elementary backstroke arms and legs

  • Introduction to backstroke

  • Introduction to swimming in the deep end, including treading water

**To move onto the level 4, a swimmer must demonstrate all of the above skills for the width of the shallow end; the swimmer must also be comfortable swimming in the deep end and be able to get comfortably get a side breath and continue swimming on their front; all skills on their back must be done completely independently**

Level 4:

Swimmers continue to refine old skills and learn new skills as they become independent swimmers in deep water; minimal assistance is provided.

  • Front and back float with kicking

  • Freestyle arms with side breathing only

  • Elementary backstroke

  • Backstroke

  • Introduction to breaststroke

  • Introduction to dolphin kicking on the front

  • Treading water, 30 seconds

  • Introduction to diving

**To move onto the level 5, a swimmer must demonstrate all of the above skills for the width of the deep end; swimmers should have a high level of comfort with side breathing on freestyle and have proper body position with all skills on their back**

Level 5:

Swimmers continue to refine old skills and learn new skills.

  • Stroke refinement of the freestyle, backstroke, and breaststroke (based on swim team disqualification standards)

  • Treading water, 1 minute

  • Diving, including racing dives

  • Introduction to butterfly

  • Introduction to flip turns

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 Tel: 425-747-1750
2340 123rd Pl SE, Bellevue, WA 98005