Swim Lessons


All Sessions run Monday through Thursday. Instructor for each week is listed

Cost: Subject to review/change

$55.00/member $70.00/non-member

Schedule: Monday – Thursday, with Friday reserved as a make-up day.

Levels 1 & 2 held from 9:15 -10:15am
Levels 1 – 4 (split-level class) held from 10:15 -11:15am

*Group swim lessons are designed for children ages 2 or 3 years up to ages 7 or 8. Instruction is designed around the child’s skill level and not by their age. The Ridge Swim Club staff works to evaluate each child’s level of skill establishing reasonable expectations or goals for the child. 

*Children enrolled in the split-level class will be divided into two small groups, with no more than 5 children in each group. One group for levels 1 & 2, and one group for levels 3 & 4. Each small group will have one instructor.

Enrollment: Classes may be canceled if enrollment is not sufficient.

Group swim lesson registration begins Saturday, May 28th. Please see a staff member at the front desk to register your child/ren. Registrations CANNOT be taken over the phone, via email or online. Payment at the time of registration is required and can be made via cash, check or Paypal. 

Questions regarding group swim lessons, please contact swimmanager@ridgeswimclub.com.

SESSION            Date               Instructor

       I                6/19 – 6/23        TBD

       II               6/26 – 6/30        TBD

      III               7/10 – 7/14        TBD

      IV               7/17 – 7/21        TBD

                     7/24 – 7/28        TBD

      VI               7/31 – 8/4          TBD

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Private Swim Lessons

All private swim lessons will be conducted by The Ridge Swim Club staff and scheduled through the pool manager. Members seeking individual lessons may contact the pool manager at swimmanager@ridgeswimclub.com to coordinate dates and times for lessons or ask any questions. 

Private lessons will consist of a minimum of two sessions per-person. Each session will be thirty (30) minutes in duration and cost 30 dollars. Payment must be made prior to the first lesson and can be made via cash, check, or Paypal. All scheduling of private lessons will be coordinated through the pool manager or designee.

Class Level Descriptions

Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills.

Purpose: Helps students feel comfortable in the water. Participants learn to: enter and exit water safely; submerge mouth, nose and eyes; exhale underwater through mouth and nose; open eyes underwater; pick up submerged object; change direction while walking or paddling; roll over from front to back and back to front with support; explore floating on front and back with support; and explore swimming on front and back using arm and leg actions with support.

Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills.

Purpose: Gives students success with fundamental skills. Participants learn to: enter water by stepping or jumping from the side; exit water safely using ladder or side; submerge entire head; blow bubbles submerging head in a rhythmic pattern (bobbing); open eyes underwater; pick up a submerged object in shallow water; float on front and back; perform front and back glide; change direction of travel paddling on front or back; roll over from front to back, back to front; tread water using arm and leg motions (chest-deep water); swim on front, back, and side using combined arm and leg actions.

Level 3: Stroke Development.

Purpose: Builds on the skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice. Participants learn to: jump into deep water from the side; dive from kneeling or standing position; submerge and retrieve an object in chest deep water; bob with the head fully submerged; perform rotary breathing in horizontal position; perform front and back glide using two different kicks; float on front and back in deep water; change from horizontal to vertical position on front and back; tread water using hand and leg movements; perform front and back crawl, butterfly-kick and body motion.

Level 4: Stroke Improvement.

Purpose: Develops confidence in the skills learned and improves other aquatic skills. Participants learn to: perform a dive from a standing or stride position; swim underwater; perform feet-first surface dive; perform open turns on front and back; tread water using sculling arm motions and with different kicks; perform the following strokes: front and back crawl, breaststroke, butterfly, elementary backstroke, swim on side using scissors-like kick.