Swim lesson and swim team program participants must use the online program registration to sign up for programs.  Please note Swim Lessons and Swim Team are available to members only.

SWIM LESSONS

2018 Lessons Dates: Monday, June 25 – Thursday, August 9.

The Club offers American Red Cross swimming lessons, taught by certified swimming instructors. Please see the lesson schedule for swim lesson days and times.

  • Classes meet twice a week: Mondays & Wednesdays OR Tuesdays & Thursdays.
    Make-ups available as needed – please see instructor.
  • End of Season Testing: August 13-17.
  • Please read the exit skills before determining lesson group. Level 6 is broken into four subgroups: please choose one that interests your child.
  • If you are unsure about what to sign your child up for please contact the Swim Lesson Coordinator via email to swimlessons@erbc.com.

RED CROSS EXIT SKILLS

Red Cross LevelGroup NameGroup Exit Skills
Silverfish (Parent & Tot)Water entry, getting comfortable in water, blowing bubbles, assisted floating
1Polywogs (Intro to Water Skills) Exit/enter water safely, submerge mouth, nose & eyes, exhale underwater, front & back float with support, use arms & legs to swim with support
2Guppies (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) Step or jump into water, submerge entire head, front/back float unsupported, front/back glide unsupported, swim on front & back (15 yds each)
3Sunfish (Stroke Development) Jump into deep water from side, head-first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerge & retrieve object, front crawl (with breathing) & back crawl (15 yds each)
4Dolphins (Stroke Improvement) Dive from side, swim underwater (3 body lengths), front & back crawl (25 yds each), breastroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly (15 yds each)
5Flying Fish (Stroke Refinement) Shallow dive from side, swim underwater (15 yds), surface dives, flip turns, front & back crawl (50 yds each), butterfly, breastroke, elem. backstroke, sidestroke (25 yds each)
6 Personal Water Safety Fundamentals of Diving Lifeguard Readiness Fitness Swimmer Common Skills: Front/back crawl (100 yds each), breastroke, elem. back, sidestroke, butterfly (50 yds each), open turns, flip turns Also includes: tread(5 min), tread no hands (2 min), surface dives & retrieve objects, self rescue techniques, safety rules Common Skills: Front/back crawl (100 yds each), breastroke, elem. back, sidestroke, butterfly (50 yds each), open turns, flip turns Also includes: basic stretching, dives from side, approach & hurdle, dives from board Common Skills: Front/back crawl (100 yds each), breastroke, elem. back, sidestroke, butterfly (50 yds each), open turns, flip turns Also includes: tread(5 min), tread no hands (2 min), rescue approach, surface dive & retrieve object, assists, removal from water, backboard Common Skills: Front/back crawl (100 yds each), breastroke, elem. back, sidestroke, butterfly (50 yds each), open turns, flip turns Also includes: etiquette, pace clock, fitness swim equipment, principles of fitness program, various training techniques

SWIM TEAM

2018 Swim Team Dates: Tuesday, June 26 – Friday, August 10.

Any child (ages 6-17) is welcome to join the swim team. Please see the swim team page for more detailed information.

ADULT LAP SWIMMING

Adults may swim laps every day from 12-1pm. Master’s Swim and Water Boot Camp are offered when there is an instructor available.

SWIM/TENNIS PROGRAM AWARDS & ICE CREAM PARTY

Please check the calendar for the date and time.

SWIM COMMITTEE

Swim Team Committee Chair: Madeline Stanford