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Children’s Swim Classes

We offer a variety of swim lessons which are designed to teach all ages how to further develop their swimming techniques, balance and gain confidence in the water, all while having fun. Whether your child is just a beginner, or intermediate, we have a program for you.

Parent-Tot Classes

The purpose of our Parent-tot lessons is to develop a comfort level in the water that will in turn, develop a readiness for further lesson instruction in a small group setting. The lessons are designed for swimmers aged 3 months to 4 years. Lessons are once a week for 4 weeks. 

Please note: The parent must get in the water with the child.

Dates:

Fall A: September 11 through October 2
Fall B: October 9 through October 30
Fall C: November 6 through to November 20*

*3-week session

Hours:

Saturdays: 8:45 am
Must have at least 3 partcipants to open class.

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BEGINNER

Children’s Classes

This program focuses on the primary skills needed to become a proficient swimmer.  Swimmers will develop their ability to submerge and blow bubbles under water, float on their front and backs, and swim short distances on their front and back. The lessons are designed for children aged 3 years and older. It is recommended that 3yr-olds enroll in the parent-tot class prior to enrolling in beginner classes. Lessons are 30 minutes long and are once a week for 4 weeks. Class size is limited to 5 students per instructor.

Dates:

Fall A: September 7 thru October 2
Fall B: October 5 thru October 30
Fall C: November 2 thru November 20*

*3-week session

Hours

Tuesdays: 5:30 pm, 6:00 pm, 6:30 pm
Thursdays: 5:00 pm, 5:30 pm, 6:30 pm
Saturdays: 8:45 am

INTERMEDIATE

Children’s Classes

Swimmers in the intermediate level will use skills learned at the beginner level to enhance and refine their swimming techniques.  Swimmers will learn deep water skills, the front crawl, and the backstroke. The lessons are designed for children aged 3 years and older, who have demonstrated proficiency at the beginner level. Lessons are 30 minutes long and are once a week for 4 weeks. Class size is limited to 5 students per instructor.

Prerequisites: Students must be comfortable submerging under the water. Students must be able to swim independently a distance of about 5 yards on their front and/or backsides.

Dates:

Fall A: September 7 thru October 2
Fall B: October 5 thru October 30
Fall C: November 2 thru November 20

Hours

Tuesdays: 5:00 pm
Thursdays: 6:00 pm                                      Saturdays: 9:15am

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Private Instruction

This course is for beginner through intermediate with a private instructor. Open to all ages.

Please note: We are currently not offering private lessons.

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Boys and Girls Club of Greater Newark
302-836-6464

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302.836.6464

dstambaugh@bgclubs.org

109 Glasgow Dr
Newark, DE 19702