Parent / Child Ages 6 to 24 Months
The child develops a comfort for the water and introduces basic water skills. This does not teach children to be accomplished swimmers nor survive in the water. Parents must accompany their children in the water.
Pre-Grunion Age 2
This is designed for young children who are ready to begin learning swimming skills, but not ready to participate without their parents. The skills introduced are water entry, breath control, bobbing, and beginning swim stroke. Parents must accompany their children in the water.
Grunion 1 Ages 3 to 5
This is designed for children with limited or no swimming experience. The skills range from submerging underwater, front and back floats, front and back kicking, and beginning swim stroke.
Grunion 2 Ages 3 to 5
This is an introductory class for children who have successfully completed the Grunion 1 class or who are very comfortable in the water. This class reinforces skills learned in Grunion 1, with a greater emphasis on efficiency.
Grunion 3 Ages 3 to 5
This is designed for swimmers who are able to float, kick, and swim a few front crawl strokes on their own. Skills emphasized include the front and back crawl. Students should feel comfortable in at least four feet of water.
Otter-Pup Ages 3 to 5
This is designed for swimmers that are ready to go on to the Otter level, but not old enough for the Otter class. The class focuses on improved technique, increased endurance of front crawl and back crawl, as well as side-breathing. Students must be proficient in all Grunion 3 skills prior to enrollment in this class