Swim Lessons

We use the American Red Cross Swim Lesson Curriculum.  Our Certified Water Safety Instructors follow the American Red Cross Parent & Child,Pre-School Aquatics, and Learn-to-Swim curriculum.

Sessions are offered for both weekday and Saturday sessions. Class sessions and schedules are branch specific. 

Participants are grouped by age and ability.

Parent & Child

Hearin-Chandler
10/5/20 - 2/13/21
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Ages 6 months – 3 years

This class is designed to orient infants and toddlers to the water with the comfort of their parent. The class strengthens the amount of trust between the parent and child while teaching parents how to encourage aquatic activity with their child. A parent, or other trusted adult must be in the water with each child at all times. Winter classes meet once per week for six weeks, forty five minutes. 


Registration Information  

Open Close MemberNon-Member
Fall 9/1/20 10/30/20 Front Desk $ 50.00-
Winter 11/1/20 2/1/21 Online / Front Desk $ 50.00$ 80.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
10/5/20 11/30/20 Mo - 10:45 am 6 / 6 Available
Registration
Closed on
10/03/2020
10/5/20 11/30/20 Mo - 5:00 pm 6 / 6 Available
Registration
Closed on
10/04/2020
10/10/20 12/5/20 Sa - 11:00 am 4 / 6 Available
Registration
Closed on
10/27/2020
1/6/21 2/10/21 We - 10:30 am 4 / 4 Available
Registration
will open on
12/01/2020
1/6/21 2/10/21 We - 4:30 pm 4 / 4 Available
Registration
will open on
12/01/2020
1/9/21 2/13/21 Sa - 11:30 am 4 / 4 Available
Registration
will open on
12/01/2020

Parent & Child

North Mobile
1/5/21 - 2/12/21
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Ages 6 months – 3 years

This class is designed to orient infants and toddlers to the water with the comfort of their parent. The class strengthens the amount of trust between parent and child while teaching parents how to encourage aquatic activity with their child. A parent must be in the water with each child at all times. Winter classes meets once per week for six weeks, forty five minutes. Social distancing and cloth face coverings will be required until Alabama State mandate ends.   


Registration Information  

Open Close MemberNon-Member
Fall 9/1/20 10/30/20 Front Desk $ 50.00-
Winter 11/1/20 2/1/21 Online / Front Desk $ 50.00$ 80.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
1/5/21 2/9/21 Tu - 9:30 am 4 / 4 Available
Registration
will open on
12/01/2020
1/5/21 2/9/21 Tu - 3:30 pm 4 / 4 Available
Registration
will open on
12/01/2020
1/8/21 2/12/21 Fr - 9:30 am 4 / 4 Available
Registration
will open on
12/01/2020
1/8/21 2/12/21 Fr - 3:30 pm 4 / 4 Available
Registration
will open on
12/01/2020

Preschool

Hearin-Chandler
10/5/20 - 2/13/21
VIEW

Ages 3-5

The preschool swim program has three levels designed to help children progress and build elementary swimming and safety skills. Children are placed in small groups with Red Cross trained instructors. Classes emphasize developing the coordination, endurance, and self-confidence of the preschooler. Winter classes meet once per week for six weeks,  forty five minutes. A parent or other trusted family member will need sit on pool side next to their preschooler or on the deck, directly behind their preschooler, to assist instructor in keeping their preschooler safe due to social distancing requirements.  

Level 1: Orientation to aquatic environment, basic water skills, water entry, bubbles, submersion, front and back glide, front and back float, alternating arm and leg actions on front and back.

Level 2: Gain independence and comfort, bobbing, retrieve submerged objects, floats and glides with vertical recovery, tread water, fin on back, combined arm and leg actions.

Level 3: Gain basic swimming propulsive skills, jump in, breath holding, jellyfish and tuck floats, change directions wile swimming, advanced treading and fining.

 


Registration Information  

Open Close MemberNon-Member
Fall 9/1/20 10/30/20 Front Desk $ 50.00-
Winter 11/1/20 2/1/21 Online / Front Desk $ 50.00$ 80.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
10/5/20 11/30/20 Mo - 10:00 am 4 / 4 Available
Registration
Closed on
10/04/2020
10/5/20 11/30/20 Mo - 5:45 pm 4 / 4 Available
Registration
Closed on
10/04/2020
10/10/20 12/5/20 Sa - 10:15 am 3 / 4 Available
Registration
Closed on
10/17/2020
1/6/21 2/10/21 We - 9:30 am 4 / 4 Available
Registration
will open on
12/01/2020
1/6/21 2/10/21 We - 3:30 pm 4 / 4 Available
Registration
will open on
12/01/2020
1/9/21 2/13/21 Sa - 10:30 am 4 / 4 Available
Registration
will open on
12/01/2020

Preschool

North Mobile
1/5/21 - 2/12/21
VIEW

Ages 3-5

The preschool swim program has three levels designed to help children progress and build elementary swimming and safety skills. Children are placed in small groups with Red Cross trained instructors. Classes emphasize developing the coordination, endurance, and self-confidence of the preschooler. Winter classes meet once per week for six weeks, forty-five minutes. Parents will assist instructor in maintaining social distancing by sitting next to their preschooler at pool edge. Face coverings will be required (for parents) until Alabama mask mandate ends.   

Level 1: Orientation to aquatic environment, basic water skills, water entry, bubbles, submersion, front and back glide, front and back float, alternating arm and leg actions on front and back.

Level 2: Gain independence and comfort, bobbing, retrieve submerged objects, floats and glides with vertical recovery, tread water, fin on back, combined arm and leg actions.

Level 3: Gain basic swimming propulsive skills, jump in, breath holding, jellyfish and tuck floats, change directions wile swimming, advanced treading and fining.

*Note: Head first entries (diving) skills are not taught at the North Mobile Branch due to water depth of 3.6 feet.


Registration Information  

Open Close MemberNon-Member
Fall 9/1/20 10/30/20 Front Desk $ 50.00-
Winter 11/1/20 2/1/21 Online / Front Desk $ 50.00$ 80.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
1/5/21 2/9/21 Tu - 10:15 am 4 / 4 Available
Registration
will open on
12/01/2020
1/8/21 2/12/21 Fr - 4:30 pm 4 / 4 Available
Registration
will open on
12/01/2020

Teen-Adult Swim Lessons

Hearin-Chandler
10/8/20 - 2/13/21
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Ages 13 and up

For individuals who wish to learn to swim or those who want to improve their technique. Classes have a low student-to-instructor ratio, which allows for personal instruction in each class. Skills emphasized include: basic water acclimation, floating, treading, freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, diving, and much more. Winter classes meet once per week for eight weeks, forty five minutes. 


Registration Information  

Open Close MemberNon-Member
Fall 9/1/20 10/30/20 Front Desk $ 50.00-
Winter 11/1/20 2/1/21 Online / Front Desk $ 50.00$ 80.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
10/8/20 12/3/20 Th - 6:30 pm 4 / 4 Available
Registration
Closed on
10/07/2020
10/10/20 12/5/20 Sa - 8:15 am 1 / 4 Available
Registration
Closed on
10/17/2020
1/6/21 2/10/21 We - 6:30 pm 4 / 4 Available
Registration
will open on
12/01/2020
1/9/21 2/13/21 Sa - 8:30 am 4 / 4 Available
Registration
will open on
12/01/2020

Youth Swim Lessons

Hearin-Chandler
10/5/20 - 2/13/21
VIEW

Ages 6 -12

The School Aged swim program has five levels designed to help children grow personally and develop strokes and safety skills. Emphasis is on endurance, personal safety, skill development, and lifesaving techniques. Winter classes meet once per week for six weeks, forty-five minutes. 

Level 1: Gain comfort, water entry, bubbles, submersion, front and back glides and floats, alternating leg and arm action, tread water, roll from front to back or back to front.

Level 2: Gain fundamental skills, bobbing, retrieving submerged objects, front and back float and glides, recover to vertical, jellyfish and tuck float, combined arm and leg action.

Level 3: Level 2 skills in deep water, jump in, head first entry, survival float, change positions, flutter, scissor, dolphin, breaststroke kicks, front crawl, elementary backstroke.

Level 4: Develop confidence, underwater swim, surface dives, survival swim, open turns, front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke, butterfly.

Level 5: Refinement of stokes, shallow-angle dive and swim, tuck and pike surface dives, flip turns, sculling. 


Registration Information  

Open Close MemberNon-Member
Fall 9/1/20 10/30/20 Front Desk $ 50.00-
Winter 11/1/20 2/1/21 Online / Front Desk $ 50.00$ 80.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
10/5/20 11/30/20 Mo - 6:30 pm 4 / 4 Available
Registration
Closed on
10/04/2020
10/8/20 12/3/20 Th - 5:45 pm 4 / 4 Available
Registration
Closed on
10/07/2020
10/10/20 12/5/20 Sa - 9:15 am -
Registration
Closed on
10/29/2020
1/6/21 2/10/21 We - 5:30 pm 4 / 4 Available
Registration
will open on
12/01/2020
1/9/21 2/13/21 Sa - 9:30 am 4 / 4 Available
Registration
will open on
12/01/2020

Youth Swim Lessons

North Mobile
1/8/21 - 2/12/21
VIEW

Ages 6 -11

The School Aged swim program has 3 levels designed to help children grow personally and develop strokes and safety skills. Emphasis is on endurance, personal safety, skill development, and lifesaving techniques. Winter classes meet once per week for six weeks, forty five minutes. Social distancing and face coverings are required for parents until Alabama state mandate ends.    

Level 1: Gain comfort, water entry, bubbles, submersion, front and back glides and floats, alternating leg and arm action, tread water, roll from front to back or back to front.

Level 2: Gain fundamental skills, bobbing, retrieving submerged objects, front and back float and glides, recover to vertical, jellyfish and tuck float, combined arm and leg action.

Level 3: Level 2 skills enhanced, jump in, survival float, change positions, flutter, scissor, dolphin, breaststroke kicks, front crawl, elementary backstroke, open turns, flip turns

*Note: Head first entries (diving) are not taught at the North Mobile Branch due to water depth of 3.6 feet.


Registration Information  

Open Close MemberNon-Member
Fall 9/1/20 10/30/20 Front Desk $ 50.00-
Winter 11/1/20 2/1/21 Online / Front Desk $ 50.00$ 80.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
1/8/21 2/12/21 Fr - 5:30 pm 4 / 4 Available
Registration
will open on
12/01/2020