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Beginner Swimming Lessons for Kids Ages 2 to 8 Years Old

Our fun and friendly Swim Classes for Beginners help children aged 2-8 learn to swim with confidence in the safety of our indoor aquatic environment

We have 2 locations that beginner swimmers can enjoy lessons depending on their age

Location: Kodiak, Havergal

Duration: 45 minutes

Price & Date: Schedules

Our kid’s swimming program teaches kids ages 2 to 8 to start swimming with confidence under the guidance of our friendly, experienced instructors. Frank’s Swim School has been running our kid’s swimming program since 1968 in the safety of our specialized indoor teaching pool. In that time, we’ve helped countless children learn to start swimming independently and discover a lifelong love for the water!

When:

Kodiak Pool
(For kids between age 2 and 6)

 

  • Monday to Wednesday:
    4:00pm - 4:45pm
    4:45pm - 5:30pm
    5:30pm - 6:15pm
    6:15pm - 7:00pm

  • Saturdays & Sundays:
    9:00am - 9:45am
    9:45am - 10:30am
    10:30am - 11:15am
    11:15am - 12:00pm
    12:30pm - 1:15pm
    1:15pm - 2:00pm
    2:45pm - 3:30pm
    3:30pm - 4:15pm
    4:15pm - 5:00pm (ONLY on Sundays)

Havergal Pool
(For kids between age 5 and 8)

 

  • Tuesday & Thursday:
    4:45pm - 5:30pm (ONLY in Spring)
    5:30pm - 6:15pm
    6:15pm - 7:00pm
    7:00pm - 7:45pm
    7:45pm - 8:30pm

  • Saturdays & Sundays:
    12:30pm - 1:15pm
    1:15pm - 2:00pm

    2:00pm - 2:45pm
    2:45pm - 3:30pm
    4:00pm - 4:45pm
    4:45pm - 5:30pm
    5:30pm - 6:15pm

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This Class Focuses On Creating A Positive And Comfortable Environment, Laying A Foundation For Your Child To Progress Towards Unassisted Swimming And More Developed Safety Awareness

Our kid’s swimming program teaches kids ages 2 to 8 to start swimming with confidence under the guidance of our friendly, experienced instructors. Frank’s Swim School has been running our kid’s swimming program since 1968 in the safety of our specialized indoor teaching pool. In that time, we’ve helped countless children learn to start swimming independently and discover a lifelong love for the water!

In our beginner swimming lessons, your child will learn the following: 

 

  • Submersion

  • Breath control 

  • Front and back floats 

  • Glides

  • Assisted swimming movement skills

  • First front crawl and back crawl strokes

The student-to-instructor ratio is 3:1

  • When and where is the Parent & Child program?
    We offer this program in two locations during fall, winter and spring*:  Saturdays at Kodiak (Babies 4-24 months) 4:15pm-4:45pm / 4:45pm-5:15pm  Sundays at Havergal (Children 2-4 years) 3:30pm-4:00pm *The program is exclusively available at Kodiak durign the summer.
  • What is the price and where can I find the schedule?
    Please refer to the corresponding session schedule.
  • At what age my baby can start swimming?
    The Parent & Child program is aimed at children between 4 months and 4 years. We run classes for children 4 months to 24 months at our Kodiak location, and 2 years to 4 years at our Havergal location.
  • What do I have to bring for the lesson?
    Bathing suit, and a towel. Please ensure your baby is properly wearing a swim diaper for each lesson.
  • By the end of the session, will my baby be comfortable putting their face in the water?
    Every baby has unique individual reactions and for that reason, we use an individual approach with each child with the goal of them always moving towards face in the water and submersion then progressing to buoyancy on the front and back, and starting on basics movement skills.  Learn more about our Beginner Program.
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