Lessons

We have classes for all age groups and skill levels.

We have classes for all age groups and skill levels.

What to know

We invite you to enter a world where the pool is your classroom and learning is fun. Our goal is to teach the skills of water confidence, safety, sports and a love of water. Our qualified and caring staff teaches all of the classes using a hearty dose of fun, imagination, social interaction and creativity.

  • Sign-up sheets will be on the bullet board next to the office at each club one week prior to each session. 
  • Minimum age for all classes are 3 years old.  Under the age of 3 private lessons are available.  
  • Registration form and payment is due on the first session at the pool office.  No exceptions.  
  • Cash or Credit Card are accepted for payment.Effective this season checks will NOT be accepted as a form of payment.  NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • No Refunds will be issued after the first 2 classes.

Take a closer look using the downloadable Swim Lesson Brochure

Swimming Lessons

8 half-hour lessons are offered over each 2-week session, Monday through Thursday. In the event of inclement weather, make-up practice will be held on Fridays.
  • Session 1: June 18 – June 29
  • Session 2: July 2 – July 13 (no lessons will be held on July 4)
  • Session 3: July 16 – July 27
Hidden Hollow (limit 10 per class)
  • 11:00 am - 11:30 am  Guppies, Flippers & Seals 
  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm  Guppies, Flippers & Barracudas 
Questions about Swim Lessons At Hidden Hollow please email Mike@linvilla.com
 
Knowlton (limit 5 per class)
  • 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm  Guppies, Flippers & Seals / Barracudas 
  • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm  Guppies, Flippers & Seals / Barracudas 
  • 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm  Swim Team Skills (6 lessons per session Mon., Tues. & Thurs.)
Questions about Swim Lessons at Knowlton please email kscswimcoach@linvilla.com  *To determine your child's class level please see our Class Levels tab below.
 
Lesson Fees
  • Swim Lessons
    • $80 per 8 - lesson session
      • Additional family members $60 per 8 - lesson session
  • Swim Team Skills (only available at Knowlton Swim Club)
    • $60 per 6 - lesson session

Class Levels

Classes are taught in small groups for all age groups and skill levels by certified instructors who promote water confidence and safety. The structure and methods employed by our qualified staff allow for a high level of individualized attention.

Minimum age for all classes are 3 years old.  Under the age of 3 private lessons are available.  

Guppies

Any child three years and up who cannot swim across the pool on their backs are “guppies”. Guppies will work on floating and drown-proof techniques, while gaining confidence around the water.

Goal: To jump in, surface on back, and swim the width of the pool without being assisted by instructor.

Flippers

Will be working on the transition from floating to swimming strokes on their stomachs. This is the beginning of actual freestyle.

Prerequisite: Have reached the goals of the guppies.

Seals

Will work on freestyle skills with proper rhythmic breathing. The backstroke will be introduced. Goal: To swim freestyle with proper rhythmic breathing across the width of the pool.

Prerequisite: Be able to float on back, roll over and take four strokes and return to their backs across the width of the pool.

Barracudas

This is designed to refine freestyle stroke efficiency and endurance to swim 25 meters. The backstroke, diving, and proper hyperextension off the wall will be included.

Prerequisite: Be able to swim, four strokes, breath to the side and repeat, the width of the pool.

Swim Team Skills

At this level, the child learns to move efficiently through the water. Skill enhancement covers deep water bobbing, butterfly, starts and turns, breast stroke, back crawl, and proper breathing techniques.  This class is only available at Knowlton Swim Club.  

Prerequisite: Successfully using the uninterrupted crawl and backstroke to complete 200 yards. Accustomed to swimming in deep water.

Private Swim Lessons

Give your child private individual lessons with our skilled instructors.  Please register at the Pool Office.  Available for all ages.  

Private Lesson Fees
  • $125 for 5 half-hour lessons 

Diving Lessons

Session 1  Monday, June 25 - Friday, June 29

Session 2  Monday, July 9 - Friday July 13

  • Knowlton Swim Club  11:30 am - 12 pm
  • Hidden Hollow Swim Club TBD

Questions about Diving Lessons please email MARYSCHLEG@aol.com 

Diving Lesson Fees 
  • $80 per 5 - lesson session