Swimming Lessons

If you are interested in personal swimming lessons for your child or yourself, please contact Beth King at CWC.

Our classes are offered to Members and Non-Members

Member fee: $35.00 per session of 8 classes

Non-Member fee: $45.00 per session of 8 classes

We also offer PRIVATE LESSONS (member – $30/hour, non-member – $40/hour)

Cost:  Members – $35.00       Non-members – $45.00

POLICY:  We will follow the policy of Carroll County Public Schools-If schools are closed for weather related issues, classes will not be in session.  We have added weather make-up days to these two sessions.

SWIM LESSONS Descriptions

Following the American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program guidelines, Carroll County Wellness Center administers the following levels of swim lessons:

Level A Infant Parent & Child Aquatic Program (IPAP) – This class is to begin getting the child used to the water. This class is designed to help parent & child build security in the water at an early age.

Level I—Water Exploration Objective for students is to feel comfortable in the water. Course will cover elementary aquatic skills such as water adjustment, breath holding, bobs, floats, and kicking.

Level II—Primary Skills—In primary skills you begin learning fundamental skills needed for swimming. Learn to float without support and start learning locomotion skills

Level III—Stroke Readiness—. Introduction to elementary backstroke and fundamentals of treading water.

Level IV—Stroke Development – Students develop confidence and endurance for strokes already learned. (front and back crawl, and elementary backstroke.) New skills introduced will be side stroke and breast stroke as well as basic wall turns.

Level V—Stroke Refinement—Students develop refinement of key strokes. Student increases endurance for front and back crawl, and to perform side stroke and breast stroke. Student is introduced to butterfly stroke, open turns and feet-first surface diving.