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YOUTH SWIM LESSONS

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POLLIWOG 1 (30 minutes)
Prerequisite: Can paddle on front, back and
side for 12 yards with a flotation belt and for 3 yards without one; is comfortable putting entire face in water.

POLLIWOG 2 (30 minutes)
Prerequisite: Can paddle on front (with rotary breathing), side and back for 12 yards without flotation.

GUPPY (30 minutes)
Prerequisite: Can perform rudimentary front crawl for 25 yards without flotation using rhythmic breathing, as well as rudimentary back crawl for 25 yards without flotation.

MINNOW (30 minutes)
Prerequisite: Can perform freestyle, backstroke, and elementary backstroke for 25 yards without flotation. Note: Swimmer must have stamina to maintain 50 yards of continual swim.

FISH (45 minutes)
Prerequisite: Can perform freestyle, backstroke, and elementary backstroke for 50 yards of continual swim as well as 25 yards of rudimentary breaststroke.

FLYING FISH (45 minutes)
Prerequisite: Can perform freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, and sidestroke for 50 yards of continual swim.

SHARK (45 minutes)
Prerequisite: Can perform freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, and sidestroke for 100 yards of continual swim as well as 25 yards of butterfly.

BIG FISH (45 minutes)
(ages 9 - 14)
Swim Training program that focuses on all 4 competitive strokes. Designed for the swimmer interested in improving technique and fitness without official competition. Swimmer must be able to swim 100 yards freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke and 25 yards of butterfly. Director recommendation is required for this program. (Meets 2x per week)

LITTLE FISH (45 minutes)
(ages 6-8)
Swim Training program that focuses on all 4 competitive strokes. Designed for the swimmer interested in improving technique and fitness without official competition. Swimmers must be able to perform 50 yards of freestyle and backstroke and 25 yards of basic breaststroke. (Meets 2x per week)

FSPY PIRANHA PREP

(ages 9-16)
This is a pre-competitive program for young swimmers who are interested in getting their feet wet with competitive swimming. Swimmer must have 4 legal strokes and interest in improving technical aspects of strokes. Program includes opportunities for entry-level competition (Meets 3x per week) 


SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING (Ages 6 and up)
Beginner: An introductory program for those with limited or no prior experience. Participants will learn basic skills and creative water movement while developing a routine to music.  Must be comfortable swimming freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and treading water in the deep end (minimum of Starfish or Minnow level).
Intermediate: For those with basic experience and knowledge of the sport and an interest in taking it to the next level.  An evaluation for this level will take place the week prior to the start of the program.

 

 

 

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ADAPTED SWIM LESSONS

Special Swimmers I (ages 3-5)  (30 minutes)

Special Swimmers (ages 6-10) (30 minutes)

This program is designed specifically for swimmers with special needs.  The lessons focus on water adjustment, skill development and socialization.  A swim evaluation will take place on the first day to determine correct level placement. 

TWEENS AND TEENS . . . JUST FOR YOU!

Beginner (45 min.): For those with no knowledge of swimming. Skills taught: Rudimentary rotary breathing, floating, flutter kick, front crawl skills, and treading water.

Intermediate (45 min) : Prerequisite: Swimmer must be able to complete 25 yards of rudimentary front crawl and be comfortable in deep water. Skills Taught: Refining front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, and treading water.

Advanced (45 min.): This class is a workout program, focusing on stroke development and endurance training. Skills taught: Stroke drills, butterfly, and turns.

 

Fanwood-Scotch Plains


Main Facility:
1340 Martine Ave
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076-2524
(908) 889-8880
Hours:
  • 5:00 am - 10:30 pm - Monday-Friday
  • 6:30 am - 7:30 pm - Saturday
  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm - Sunday

Grand Street Facility:
Grand St & Union Ave.
Scotch Plains, NJ
(908) 322-7600
Hours:
  • Office: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Child Care: 6:45 am - 6:00 pm

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