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A Boy And 2 Girls Enjoying The Water
We are proud to be an authorized provider of the American Red Cross Learn-To-Swim Program for ages 6 months and up.  Swimming lessons are an essential part of a persons education.  Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience.  In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime.  Our Learn-To-Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals.

*Please reference the swim level descriptions below to choose the appropriate level based on their skills. 


SWIM LESSON LEVEL DESCRIPTIONS



WATERBABIES
Open to children ages 6 months to 3 years (with parent). Parents and children participate in guided practice sessions that help children learn elementary skills including bubble blowing, front/back kicking, front/back floating, underwater exploration and more.

PRESCHOOL
Open to children ages 4 & 5. Children independently participate in guided practice sessions that help them learn elementary skills, including bubble blowing, front/back kicking, front/back floating, underwater exploration and more.

LEVEL 1
Introduction to Water Skills: Open to children ages 6 & up. Learn basic personal water safety information and skills to help participants feel comfortable in the water. At this level, basic aquatic skills are taught including front/back floats, kicking actions, gliding, bobs and more.

LEVEL 2
Fundamental Aquatic Skills: Teaching of fundamental skills that will be used throughout the Learn to Swim program. Swimmers will learn to float without support, and will begin to move through the water independently.

LEVEL 3
Stroke Development: Build on previously learned skills taught by providing additional guided practice. Begin to swim the front crawl and elementary backstroke on their own.

LEVEL 4
Stroke Development: Develop swimmers confidence in the strokes learned thus far and improve other aquatic skills. Swimmers continue to learn new strokes: side-stroke, back-crawl, and will start to develop the breast- stroke and butterfly and the basics of turning at the wall are explored.

LEVEL 5
Stroke Refinement: Coordination & refinement of strokes. Refine performance of all the strokes (front crawl, back crawl, butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke), flip turns, increase endurance & distances.

LEVEL 6
Swimming & Skill Proficiency: Refine strokes so participants can swim with greater ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Personal Water Safety and Fitness Swimming are additional focuses of the class.

TEEN/ADULT
Ages 15 and up.  For adults of all ability levels.  Instructor will tailor classes to suit the individual needs of each participant.


Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
 
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Waterbabies - Wednesday 6pm 
6m - 3y N/A 01/03/2024 - 02/21/2024
06:00 PM - 06:30 PM

East Hartford Middle School - Pool
$40.00 Res, $50.00 Non-Res
Entrance to the East Hartford Middle School Pool is located off of Scotland Road behind the school.
 
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Preschool - Wednesday 5:15pm 
4y - 5y N/A 01/03/2024 - 02/21/2024
05:15 PM - 05:45 PM

East Hartford Middle School - Pool
$40.00 Res, $50.00 Non-Res
Entrance to the East Hartford Middle School Pool is located off of Scotland Road behind the school.
 
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Preschool - Wednesday 6pm 
4y - 5y N/A 01/03/2024 - 02/21/2024
06:00 PM - 06:30 PM

East Hartford Middle School - Pool
$40.00 Res, $50.00 Non-Res
Entrance to the East Hartford Middle School Pool is located off of Scotland Road behind the school.
 
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Level 1 - Wednesday 5:15pm 
6y - 14y N/A 01/03/2024 - 02/21/2024
05:15 PM - 05:55 PM

East Hartford Middle School - Pool
$40.00 Res, $50.00 Non-Res
Entrance to the East Hartford Middle School Pool is located off of Scotland Road behind the school.
 
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Level 1 - Wednesday 6:45pm 
6y - 14y N/A 01/03/2024 - 02/21/2024
06:45 PM - 07:25 PM

East Hartford Middle School - Pool
$40.00 Res, $50.00 Non-Res
Entrance to the East Hartford Middle School Pool is located off of Scotland Road behind the school.
 
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Level 2 - Wednesday 6pm 
6y - 14y N/A 01/03/2024 - 02/21/2024
06:00 PM - 06:40 PM

East Hartford Middle School - Pool
$40.00 Res, $50.00 Non-Res
Entrance to the East Hartford Middle School Pool is located off of Scotland Road behind the school.
 
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Level 4 - Wednesday 7:30pm 
6y - 14y N/A 01/03/2024 - 02/21/2024
07:30 PM - 08:10 PM

East Hartford Middle School - Pool
$40.00 Res, $50.00 Non-Res
Entrance to the East Hartford Middle School Pool is located off of Scotland Road behind the school.
 
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Level 5 - Wednesday 7:30pm 
6y - 14y N/A 01/03/2024 - 02/21/2024
07:30 PM - 08:10 PM

East Hartford Middle School - Pool
$40.00 Res, $50.00 Non-Res
Entrance to the East Hartford Middle School Pool is located off of Scotland Road behind the school.
 
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Level 6 - Wednesday 7:30pm 
6y - 14y N/A 01/03/2024 - 02/21/2024
07:30 PM - 08:10 PM

East Hartford Middle School - Pool
$40.00 Res, $50.00 Non-Res
Entrance to the East Hartford Middle School Pool is located off of Scotland Road behind the school.
 
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Adult - Wednesday 7:30pm 
15y - 99y N/A 01/03/2024 - 02/21/2024
07:30 PM - 08:10 PM

East Hartford Middle School - Pool
$40.00 Res, $50.00 Non-Res
Entrance to the East Hartford Middle School Pool is located off of Scotland Road behind the school.
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