For Children Under 3 Years


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Parent tot class for ages 2 to 3 years. We emphasize the child’s comfortable adaptation to the pool environment. Focus on helping parents with getting the young swimmer kicking, using arm movements,  going under water and climbing out of the pool. Class is 30  minutes and is offered at 6:00 pm.

For Children 3 Years and Up

STARFISH (2 students per class)
This pre-beginner class, for ages 3 to 4 years, will enable children who have had little water experience to become accustomed to a new environment. Skills to be learned are putting face in water, pushing off from the side, floating, and kicking with bubbles. Survival skills are also introduced.
JELLYFISH (2 students per class)
This level is for children ages 3 to 4 years who may already feel comfortable in the water. Skills to be learned include rhythmic breathing, floating on both front and back, survival skills, and introduction of arm strokes.
SEALS (3-5 students per class)
This class is for swimmers 4 to 5 years of age. In this level, they will learn rhythmic breathing, pushing off from the side and bottom, floating on both front and back, turning over, deep water work, arm strokes, and survival skills.
DOLPHINS (3-5 students per class)
This class is for children ages 7 to 8 years. Skills to be learned include rhythmic breathing, freestyle with side breathing, treading water, basic diving, backstroke, breaststroke, elementary backstroke for extended distances, as well as survival skills.
MARLINS (3-5 students per class)
In this level, children ages 9 to 11 years will focus on stroke refinement in breaststroke, sidestroke, elementary backstroke, and racing backstroke. Butterfly kick is introduced, as well as flip turns and racing dives. Survival skills are also practiced.
SHARKS (3-5 students per class)
This class is designed for swimmers ages 10 to 12 years. Participants will work on technique and endurance in all five strokes. Advanced survival skills are also practiced.

Please consult our summer swim lessons brochure, contact us at (408) 356-2136, or email for additional information or any questions you may have.

You may register for the Summer Swim Lesson Program at the Los Gatos Swim & Racquet Club Front Desk. Payment is due in person at the time of registration. Payments may be made by cash or check only.