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Youth Aquatics Classes

  • 2020 Winter/Spring Classes

Session One: January 13 – March 19
Session Two: March 30 – May 7

Pre-registration is required for all aquatic programs. Age appropriate siblings are welcome in classes where noted. To register, contact Emily Mallard at or 205-313-7467.

Youth One-on-one Services – Age 3 to 18
Must be a Lakeshore member
Private Swim lessons: $20/half hour or six lessons for $100
Personal Training: $25/half hour

Wet Tots – Age 6 months to 3 years
Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:30-10:15 a.m.
A parent/child class focusing on strength, flexibility and fine and gross motor skills. Advancement to further programs is subject to participant skill level and instructor recommendation.

Learn to Swim – Age 3 to 12
See Winter/Spring Youth Schedule for class times.
Based on the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Program, this class focuses on basic water safety skills as well as developing the fundamentals of swimming in a fun environment. Siblings who meet the age requirement are welcome.

Tadpoles – Age 3 to 12
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:30-4:15 p.m.
Focuses on functional skills, balance, body awareness, movement and socialization in an aquatic environment. Tadpoles is designed to promote independence and expose participants to a variety of activities in which they can continue to do independently. Participants will wear a cervical flotation device. A parent/guardian may be required to participate in the class.

ACES (Active Children Exercise & Swim) – Age 4 to 18
See Winter/Spring Youth Schedule for class times.
This program provides the opportunity to work on functional skills, balance, body awareness and other fundamental movement patterns in an aquatic environment. A small group setting provides opportunities for socialization and functional play.

Advanced Swim – Age 6 to 18
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4:15-5 p.m.
Based on the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Program, this class focuses on basic water safety skills, as well as stroke refinement, speed and endurance. Siblings who meet the age requirement are welcome.

Teen Swim – Age 13 to 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:45-6:30 p.m.
Based on the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Program, this class focuses on basic water safety skills as well as developing the fundamentals of swimming in a fun environment. Siblings who meet the age requirement are welcome.

Splash N Dash – Age 6 to 12
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12-1:45 p.m.
A combination land and aquatics program designed for children who are homeschooled. Splash N Dash Land promotes physical activity through recreational activities such as relay races, team building activities, scooter boards, sports, cycling and more in a fun environment. Splash N Dash Swim focuses on water safety skills, stroke development, endurance and more. It is open to all levels of swimmers. Siblings who meet the age requirement are welcome.

Swim Team – Age 6-22
Mondays & Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. (April-July)
A competitive swim league for children with all types of physical disabilities. Athletes travel to approximately three swim meets per season. To register your child or for more information, contact Lauren Perry at or 205-313-7454.