Zimmerman Swim Lessons

Little Swimmers 1 & 2

(Little Swimmers 1: Students 3-5 years) Learn basic water skills including float, glides, kicking and water safety. There are no pre-requisites for this class.

(Students 4-5 years) Build on basic water skills. This course helps students develop independence with their floats, glides and kicking. Students entering this course must have a Little Swimmers 1 certificate or be able to demonstrate all the requirements for Little Swimmers 1.

Session
Time 
Dates 
1
9:00 - 9:25 a.m.
Saturdays - January 5th to Feburary 23rd
2
9:00 - 9:25 a.m.
Sundays - January 6th to February 24th
3
5:30 - 5:55 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays - January 8th to January 31st
4
5:30 - 5:55 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays - February 5th to February 28th
5
5:30 - 5:55 p.m..
Mondays and Wednesdays - March 4th to March 27th

Level 1

No water experience needed. Students will learn basic water safety and skills to help them feel comfortable and enjoy water.

Session
Time
Dates
1
9:30 - 9:55 a.m.
Saturdays - January 5th to February 23rd
2
9:30 - 9:55 a.m.
Sundays - January 6th to February 24th
3
6:00 - 6:25 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays - January 8th to January 31st
4
6:00 - 6:25 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays - February 5th to February 28th
5
6:00 - 6:25 p.m.
Mondays and Wednesdays - March 4th to March 27th

Level 2

Students will learn to float without support and recover to the vertical position. Additional skills learned include bobbing, breath holding, rhythmic breathing, opening eyes under water, and alternating and simultaneous arms and leg action front and back. Students must have completed Little Swimmers program or be able to demonstrate Level 1 skill requirements.
Session
Time
Dates
1
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Saturdays - January 5th to February 23rd
2
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Sundays - January 6th to February 24th
3
6:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays - January 8th to January 31st
4
6:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays - February 5th to February 28th
5
6:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Mondays and Wednesdays - March 4th to March 27th

Level 3 & 4

(Level 3)  Students learn to coordinate the front and back crawl, butterfly, and treading water fundamentals are also introduced at this level. Students entering this level must have a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all of the requirements for Level 2.


(Level 4) Students develop confidence and endurance to improve the butterfly and front crawl for greater distances than in Level 3. Elementary backstroke, breaststroke, elements of the sidestroke, and turning at the wall are introduced at this level. Students enrolling in this level must have a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all requirements for Level 3.

Session
Time
Dates
1
10:30 - 11:10 a.m.
Saturdays - January 5th to February 23rd
2
10:30 - 11:10 a.m.
Sundays - January 6th to February 24th
3
7:00 - 7:40 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays - January 8th to January 31st
4
7:00 - 7:40 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays - February 5th to February 28th
5
7:00 - 7:40 p.m.
Mondays and Wednesdays - March 4th to March 27th

Level 5 & 6

(Level 5) Students refine their performance in front crawl, back crawl, butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, and increase their distances. Flip turns on the front and back are also introduced. Students entering this level must have a Level 4 certificate or be able to demonstrate all the requirements for Level 4.


(Level 6) To refine strokes so participants swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness and over

greater distances.  Increase endurance while swimming the following strokes; Front crawl, back crawl, Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke, Sidestroke.  Discuss and demonstrate how to use the following equipment while swimming: Pull buoy, Fins, Pace Clock & Paddles. 
Prerequisites 
 Valid American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Level 5: Stroke Refinement certificate
OR
 Successful demonstration of all completion requirements from Level 5

Session
Time 
Dates
1
11:10 - 11:50 a.m.
Saturdays - January 5th to February 23rd
2
11:10 - 11:50 a.m.
Sundays - January 6th to February 24th
3
7:40 - 8:20 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays - January 8th to January 31st
4
7:40 - 8:20 p.m.
Tuesdyas and Thursdays - February 5th to February 28th
5
7:40 - 8:20 p.m.
Mondays and Wednesdays - March 4th to March 27th

Pricing

Please sign up at front desk or call the club at 763-856-4200

Member Pricing:

$45 per Swimmer

Non-Member Pricing:

$60 per Swimmer

Maximum of 7 Swimmers in each class

Swimming Lesson Rules

  • Students with long hair should have it pulled back or in a swim cap.
  • Students and parents should wait along the wall prior to lessons starting.
  • Students should meet in the area designated by their teacher.
  • Students should be showered and ready when their class is called.
  • Parents, siblings and friends should not disturb swimming students and may be asked to exit the pool if necessary.

 

Additional Information

  • A swim waiver form needs to be signed and on file for each child and payment needs to be received no later than 3 days prior to the start of a session.
  • Cancellation: If a lesson needs to be cancelled, a makeup session will be added on at the end of the session.
  • A minimum of 3 children need to be in each class for the class to run, if a session is to be cancelled, parents will be notified 3 days prior to the start.