Aquatics

J-Ray Swim School

Youth Lessons

Starting at 3 years old and at any skill level (from the most fearful to the advanced competitive swimmer), we can accommodate you!

Group Lessons

$140 member/$180 guest monthly (two 30-min lessons per week)

Private Lessons

30-min – $40/$30 member (single), $185/$135 member (5-pack) or $240 member (10-pack)

60-min – $60/$50 member (single), $285/$235 member (5-pack) or $440 member (10-pack)

Buddy Lessons

30-min – $55 member (single), $250 member (5-pack) or $560 member (10-pack)

60-min – $90 member (single), $430 member (5-pack) or $820 member (10-pack)

Level One – Introduction to Water Skills

  • Learn how to stay safe in, on and around the water
  • Enter and exit water using ladder, steps or side
  • Blow bubbles through mouth and nose
  • Bobbing and breath control
  • Open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects
  • Front and back floats
  • Recover to standing position
  • Roll from front to back and back to front
  • Tread water using arm and hand actions
  • Alternating and simultaneous arm actions on front and back
  • Alternating and simultaneous leg actions on front and back
  • Combined arm and leg actions on front and back to swim 5 feet on both sides

Level Two – Fundamental Aquatic Skills

  • Learn how to stay safe in, on and around the water, including the use of a life jacket, recognizing lifeguards, and sun safety
  • Enter water by stepping or jumping from the side
  • Fully submerge and hold breath
  • Bubble blowing
  • Bobbing
  • Open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects
  • Front and back glides and floats
  • Recover to vertical position
  • Roll from front to back and back to front
  • Change direction of travel while swimming on front or back
  • Tread water using arm and leg actions
  • Combined arm and leg actions on front (15 feet) and back (10 feet)

Level Three – Stroke Development

  • Learn to look carefully before entering the water.
  • Enter water by jumping from the side
  • Fully submerging and retrieving an object
  • Bobbing while moving toward safety
  • Rotary breathing
  • Survival float (30 seconds)
  • Back float
  • Change from vertical to horizontal position on front and back
  • Tread water (30 seconds)
  • Flutter, scissor, dolphin and breaststroke (15 feet)
  • Front crawl and elementary backstroke (15 yards)

Level Four – Stroke Improvement

  • Learn throwing assists and , perform simple non-swimming assists
  • Learn about recreational water illnesses and how to prevent them
  • Learn what to think about and do when exhausted or caught in a dangerous situation
  • Swim under water
  • Feet first surface dive
  • Survival swimming (1 minute)
  • Front crawl and backstroke open turns
  • Tread water using 2 different kicks (1 minute)
  • Breaststroke, front and back crawl (25 yards)
  • Butterfly, elementary backstroke and sidestroke
  • Compact jump in life jacket

Level Five – Stroke Refinement

  • Learn how to call for help and the importance of knowing first aid and CPR
  • Learn basic safety guidelines for participating in aquatic activities at water parks
  • Tuck and pike surface dives, submerge completely
  • Front flip turn and backstroke flip turn while swimming
  • Front and back crawl (50 Yards)
  • Elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke and butterfly (25 yards)
  • Sculling
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