Kids Group Lessons

SJCC offers group swim lessons for ages 6 months to 12 years.

Fall classes start October 1—see dates and details below according to age or click on the full Fall Swim Guide below. For best results, use Google Chrome to register for classes.

 

 

 

 

 

Group lessons must have 3 registrants after the first week to continue through a session. If your group is cancelled due to low registration, you will have the opportunity to upgrade to private swim lessons for the session for an additional fee.

Questions? Contact Aquatics Manager Jenny Petty or call 206-388-0821.

View our Aquatics FAQ and Cancellation Policy

 

Our Classes

Ages 6 months-2 years

Lil Bubblers 1
Pre-requisites: ages 6-18 months; 1:12 pair ratio
Skills taught: parents and toddlers work together with an instructor to develop foundational skills for learning to swim and promoting water safety.

Lil Bubblers 2
Pre-requisites: ages 12-24 months; 1:12 pair ratio
Skills taught: parents and toddlers, work together with instructor to develop beginning swimming skills for learning strokes and promoting water safety.

Toddler Transition
Pre-requisites: 2 year olds only; 1:3 ratio; for toddlers who are ready to work with an instructor.
Skills taught: work on fundamental swimming and safety skills while learning to safely be a part of a group class. Parents are in the water for the first two classes and then transition to watching from the pool deck.

8-week sessions registration is closed. See below for 4-week December sessions.

Class Dates Start Time
Lil Bubblers 1 Sundays
Oct 7-Nov 25 
9 am
Lil Bubblers 2 Saturdays
Oct 6-Nov 24
9 am
Toddler Transition Saturdays or Sundays
Oct 6-Nov 24
9:30 am

 

Class Dates Start Time
Lil Bubblers Saturdays
Dec 1-15
9 am
Lil Bubblers Sundays
Dec 2-16
9 am
Toddler Transition Saturdays or Sundays
Dec 1-16
9:30 am

Ages 3-5 (Preschool)

  Pre-Requisites Skills Taught
Preschool 1
Beginner
  • potty-trained
  • able to work with an instructor
  • front and back paddle
  • back floating
  • start swimming without assistance
  • holding face in water and blowing bubbles
Preschool 2
Beginner 2
  • put face in water
  • float on back without assistance
  • swim five feet without assistance.
  • swim with face in water
  • swim 15 feet without assistance
Preschool 3
Intermediate
  • swim without assistance for 15 feet
  • float on front and back for 15 seconds
  • jump into the water without help
  • swim 25 yards without assistance
  • demonstrate front crawl
  • demonstrate back crawl
Preschool 4
Advanced
  • tread water
  • swim 25 feet using a modified crawl stroke
  • swim on back
  • swim the length of the pool on front and back
  • demonstrate side breathing for front crawl

 

Select Your Session

Levels are offered at various times; please click the Register Now link to see options.

Time Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
9a           1,2 1,2
9:30a           3,4 3,4
10a           1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4
10:30a           1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4
11a           1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4
11:30a           1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4
12:45p   1,2,3,4   1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4    
1:45p 1,2,3,4   1,2,3,4      
4p 1,2,3 1,2,3 1, 2,3 1,2,3      
4:30p 1,2,4 1,2,4 1,2,4 1,2,4      
5p 1, 3, 4 1, 3, 4 1, 3, 4 1, 3, 4      
5:30p 1, 2, 3 1, 2, 3 1, 2, 3 1, 2, 3      

 

Session Type Frequency Price Dates
8-week session
(Weekdays)
1 day/week Online Reg Closed
Email JennyP@sjcc.org
Oct 1-Nov 25
4-Week Sessions
(Weekends)
1 day/week M: $70/G: $84 Oct 6-28
Nov 3-25
4-Week Session
(Weekdays)
1 day/week M: $70/G: $84 Nov 26-Dec 21
4-Week Session
(Weekends)
1 day/week M: $51/G: $63 Dec 1-Dec 16

Ages 6+ (Youth)

  Pre-Requisites Skills Taught
Youth 1
Beginner 1
  • must be 6 years old
  • front and back crawl
  • back floating
  • start swimming without assistance
  • jump into pool and swim to wall with assistance
  • hold face in the water and blow bubbles
  • swim on front, flip to back, float for 5 seconds, then flip back to swim on front
Youth 2
Beginner 2
  • put face in water
  • float on front and back
  • swim and crawl for 10 feet without assistance
  • side breathing for front crawl
  • back crawl
  • elementary backstroke
  • jump into deep end, turn and swim to wall
  • retrieve objects from bottom of the pool
Youth 3
Intermediate 1
  • swim length of pool on front and back
  • demonstrate side breathing for front crawl
  • side breathing
  • gain endurance for backstroke
  • elementary backstroke
  • introduction to breaststroke
Youth 4
Intermediate 2
  • swim 50 yards front crawl with side breathing
  • 50 yard backstroke
  • 25 yard breaststroke
  • butterfly stroke
  • refine side breathing with freestyle stroke, backstroke, and breaststroke
  • flip turns
Youth 5
Advanced 1
  • swim 50 yards front crawl with side breathing
  • 50 yards backstroke
  • 25 yards breaststroke
  • butterfly stroke with timing and breath control
  • breaststroke with timing and breath control
  • refine technique for freestyle and backstroke
Youth 6
Advanced 2
  • swim 100 yards freestyle
  • 100 yards backstroke
  • 50 yards breaststroke
  • 25 yards butterfly
  • refine technique on all major competitive strokes
  • flip turns while swimming laps
  • build diving skills

Select Your Session

We offer three session options to fit your schedules. Levels are offered at various times; please click the Register Now link to see options.

Time Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
9a           4,5,6 4,5,6
9:30a              
10a           1,2,3 1,2,3
10:30a           1,2,3 1,2,3
11a           4,5,6 4,5,6
11:30a           4,5,6 4,5,6
4p 1,2,3 1,2,3 1, 2,3 1,2,3      
4:30p 1,2,4 1,2,4 1,2,4 1,2,4      
5p 1,3 1,3,4 1,3,4 1,3,4      
5:30p 5,6 5,6 5,6 5,6      

 

Session Type Frequency Price Dates
8-week session
(Weekdays)
1 day/week Online Reg Closed
Email JennyP@sjcc.org
Oct 1-Nov 25
4-Week Sessions
(Weekends)
1 day/week M: $70/G: $84 Oct 6-28
Nov 3-25
4-Week Session
(Weekdays)
1 day/week M: $70/G: $84 Nov 26-Dec 21
4-Week Session
(Weekends)
1 day/week M: $51/G: $63 Dec 1-Dec 16
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