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Swim Lessons

 

Both private, semi-private, and group swim lessons are available for members. This format of swim instruction ensures an individualized quality lesson, as well as an effective and convenient method of scheduling directly with the instructor. Lessons are usually 30 minutes in length, although 60-minute lessons are available. Our water safety instructors are all trained by the American Red Cross and are able to work around your busy schedules.

Private  Swim Lessons

30 minute
60 minute

Semi-Private Swim Lessons

These are available for up to three students with similar swimming abilities. Due to scheduling issues, we do not pair members up for semi-private lessons.

30 minute
60 minute

*Discount packages available for private/semi-private lessons.

Download a swim lesson request form
Download a swim lesson agreement form

Members can return forms to the front desk or email them to rtalyor9@covhlth.com.


We are excited about our latest programming for our littlest swimmers!  Our Water Academy is a group format for parents and tots for children ages 6 months – 3 years (Baby and Little Dippers), and small group instruction for children ages 3 – 5 year olds (Big Dippers). This will be a six week program meeting once per week. 

Cost: $75 

Water Academy Classes/Ages:

  • Baby Dippers:  6 Months-18 Months

    • Baby Dippers First Spring Session:
      • Registration:  January 4
      • Day: Thursdays
      • Time: 9:00am
      • Dates: 1/26-3/2
      • Price: $90
    • Baby Dippers Second Spring Session:
      • Registration:  March 22
      • Day: Thursdays
      • Time: 9:00am
      • Dates: 4/20-5/25
      • Price: $90
  • Little Dippers: 18 Months -3 Years

      • Little Dippers First Spring Session:
        • Registration:  January 4
        • Day: Thursdays
        • Time: 9:30am
        • Dates: 1/26/23 – 3/2/23
        • Price: $90
      • Little Dippers Second Spring Session:
        • Registration:  March 22
        • Day: Thursdays
        • Time: 9:00am
        • Dates: 4/20/23 – 5/25/23
        • Price: $90

Big Dippers: 3 Years-5 Years

    • Big Dippers First Spring Session:
      • Registration:  January 4
      • Day: Sundays
      • Time: 11am and 11:30am
      • Dates: 1/26/23 – 3/2/23
      • Price: $90
    • Big Dippers Second Spring Session:
      • Registration:  March 22
      • Day: Sundays
      • Time: 11am and 11:30am
      • Dates: 4/20/23 – 5/25/23
      • Price: $90

Class Descriptions:

Baby and Little Dippers:

These water introduction classes use cues, songs, and games along with parent example to successfully accomplish water exploration.

  • Parents are taught to safely work with their child in the water, including:
    • How to appropriately support their child in the water
    • How to encourage their child to fully participate
  • Children are introduced to basic water skills that lay a foundation to help them learn to swim including:
    • Front and back glide, kicking, swimming arms
    • Underwater exploration with blowing bubbles, breath control, and gradual progression of submersion

Big Dippers:

No swim skills necessary! This will be a small group format with a qualified instructor. Our goal is to build confidence in the water while introducing basic safety skills.

  • Build comfort in the water independent from parent
  • Water submersion
  • Forward movement with kicking and proper body position
  • Breath control
  • Safety skills and water exit

 

Swim Academy Classes/Ages:

No swim skills necessary! This will be a small group format with an experienced instructor. Our goal is to build confidence in the water while introducing basic safety skills. Assistance from the instructor as well as flotation aids will be used during class time.

  • Build confidence in the water independent from parent
  • Water submersion
  • Forward movement with kicking and proper body position
  • Breath control
  • Safety skills and water exit

Dolphins: 5 Years-7 Years

  • Dolphins Second Spring Session:
    • Registration:  Jan 4
    • Day: Mondays (4:15pm) or Wednesdays (4:30pm)
    • Time: 4:15pm or 4:30pm
    • Monday Dates: 1/30/23 – 3/6/23
    • Wednesday Dates: 2/1/23 – 3/6/23
    • Price: $120
  • Dolphins Second Spring Session:
    • Registration:  March 13
    • Day: Mondays (4:15pm) or Wednesdays (4:30pm)
    • Time: 4:15pm or 4:30pm
    • Monday Dates: 4/3/23 – 5/8/23
    • Wednesday Dates: 4/5/23/ – 5/10/23
    • Price: $120

Storm Practice TeamSwim Competition

Storm Practice Team is a program that focuses on conditioning, stroke technique, and competitive skills. It is perfect for young swimmers 5-18 years of age who wish to refine their skills, as well as improve strength and endurance to stay fit during the off-season.

Levels and Requirements:

Children need to be able to swim unaided by flotation devices.  They must also be able to swim the length of the pool without stopping. Swimmers will be placed in levels according to ability. 

Level 1: Swim length of the pool; familiar with freestyle.

Level 2: Comfortable with both freestyle and backstroke. Swimmers will also work on breaststroke and butterfly.

Level 3: Legal in all four strokes.

Level 4: 13yrs and up; Complete 2500-meter meter workouts.

*Participants must be members. Please complete registration at the front desk. *

Fall Storm Practice Team:

Dates: September 6 – November 17

*No class the week of October 10 (Knox County Fall Break) *

Registration: Starts August 10th 

Spring Storm Practice Team: 

Dates:

Session 1: January 24th- March 11th

Session 2: April 4th- May 20th

*No class the week of March 13 (Knox County Spring Break) *

Registration Starts:

Session 1: January 1st

Session 2: March 1st

Practices: Tuesday & Thursday

  • Level 1 – 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM 
  • Level 2 – 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM 
  • Level 3 & 4 – 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM 

Workshops: Saturday’s

Level 1 & 2: 10am-11am

Level 3 & 4: 11am-12am

Pricing: 

  • Level 1: $130
  • Level 2: $150
  • Level 3 & 4: $170

**Pricing includes non-refundable Registration fee of $50**


Swim Fit

Swim Fit is an adult swim program. It is not a learn-to-swim class, but an opportunity for experienced swimmers to have a coach push them to be better, stronger, faster swimmers.

2023 Swim Fit class dates coming soon! 

  • Stroke and Turn: This class will train on all four competitive strokes. Swimmers will work on improving technique and performance while pushing themselves through a solid hour of training.
  • Freestyle Endurance Training: This class will focus on longer distance swims, breath performance, and open water techniques. It will include drills on both endurance and speed for a great freestyle workout.
  • Mixed Drills: A combination of various drills to improve skill and enhance your personal workouts.

For more information regarding Aquatics Programs, please contact our Aquatics Manager at (865) 531-5082.