Swim School

Swim School

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Class Description

Swim School, developed exclusively for the Grayslake Aquatic Center, is a unique learn to swim program focusing on skill introduction, development, and mastery. Nine progressive levels of instruction teach children of all ages and abilities fundamental water skills and beginning and advanced swimming strokes.

Class Details

  • Age: 5-12
  • Classes: 10 classes per session*
  • Length: Sessions 1-4: 30 minutes                                 Sessions 7 & 10: 35 minutes (8 classes)
  • Cost: Please visit our Swim Lessons Fees page for Summer 2021 costs

*Day one of each Swim School session is a designated testing day. All students are tested the first day of each session to accurately assess a student’s swimming ability to ensure placement in the appropriate level.

Registration information

For more information, please call (847)223-POOL, or register now.


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Swim School Curriculum:

Beginner:

Beginner swim school is an introduction of fundamental water skills

1. Tadpole: assisted front and back floats

2. Guppy: unassisted front and back floats

3. Minnow: coordinated kicks and arm movements

Intermediate:

Intermediate swim school is an introduction of basic swimming strokes

1. Sea Horse: front crawl

2. Orca: back crawl

3. Marlin: elementary backstroke

Advanced:

Advanced swim school is an introduction of advanced swimming strokes.

1. Stingray: breaststroke

2. Dolphin: sidestroke

3. Shark: butterfly


2021 Program Schedule:


Weekdays     
TimeDaySession 1Session 2Session 3Session 4
  June 7 - June 18June 21 - July 2July 5 - July 16July 19 - July 30
9:00 - 9:30 AMM - F330900-01330900-02330900-03330900-04
9:45 - 10:15 AMM - F330945-01330945-02330945-03330945-04
10:30 - 11:00 AMM - F
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Saturdays  
TimeDaySession 7
  June 12 -  July 31
9:30 - 10:05 AMSaturday350930-07
10:15 - 10:50 AMSaturday351015-07

 

Sundays  
TimeDaySession 10
  June 13 - August 1
9:30 - 10:05 AMSunday360930-10
10:15 - 10:50 AMSunday361015-10


Note: Session 10 classes are prorated due to the Sunday July 4th holiday. Please see the Swim Lesson Fees page for more information.

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