Class Schedule

Baby and Me

BabySprites, WaterSprites, SuperSprites

This ribbon is earned by children graduating from a Baby and Me class. The child must be at least 30 months and be able to do the following: Separate from mom or dad for a reasonable amount of time, follow directions from the instructor, and swim a short distance by themselves.

Beginner

Rainbow

This ribbon is earned by a child who is a novice and at least 36 months old. They must become comfortable in the water, and not cry for 3 consecutive weeks. After this, they are working on their orange ribbon. Children who begin classes under the age of three will not earn this ribbon.

Orange

This ribbon is earned by a child who can: Hold their breath and submerge on their own, and swim a short distance (6' to 8') with a basic dog paddle.

Intermediate

Yellow

This ribbon is earned by a child who can: Do at least five blow spouts (breaths) while dog paddling the length of the pool, swim three feet to a teacher from a sit jump, and independently return to the wall and climb out after a sit jump.

Green

This ribbon is earned by a child who can: Float on their back for ten seconds, swim one length of the pool on their tummy, swim one length of the pool on their back, swim one length of the pool rolling from back to stomach and holding each position for five seconds, return to the wall after a pencil jump (jumping in with straight arms and legs), and do a somersault underwater. No fishy feet or nose clips are allowed.

Blue

This ribbon is earned by a child who can: Dive from the deck, surface dive and pick up rings in 6' of water, swim 16' underwater, and tread water for one minute.

Pre-Swim Team

Purple

This ribbon is earned by a child who can: Swim one lap of catch-up freestyle, swim one lap of backstroke, one lap of body dolphins (dolphin kick), and one lap of back scull without kicking.

Bronze

This ribbon is earned by a child who can: Swim two laps of freestyle, swim two laps of elementary backstroke, swim one lap underwater, swim one lap of side stroke, and perform a racing dive with a tight streamline glide.

Silver

This ribbon is earned by a child who can: Swim two laps of freestyle, swim two laps of backstroke, swim two laps of legal breaststroke, swim two laps of legal butterfly, and swim one lap FAST from a racing dive.

Gold

This ribbon is earned by a child who can: Do a freestyle flip turn, do a legal backstroke flip turn, do a legal breaststroke turn, do a legal butterfly turn, and body dolphin with a streamline for one lap underwater.