Swim Lessons and Classes
The City of Bellaire is pleased to offer Group Swim Lessons and Parent-Child Swim Lessons for Summer 2022! Please see below for more information.
GROUP SWIM LESSONS
Bellaire Town Square Family Aquatic Center
7001 Fifth St. Bellaire, TX 77401
Pre-School Aquatics (ages 4-5) - 10:00am - 10:30am
Levels 1-5 (ages 5+) - 9:00am - 9:45am
REGISTRATION START DATES
Residents - February 15
Non-Residents - February 15
SWIM LESSON DATES
Swim lessons are held Monday-Thursday. Friday is designated as a make-up day, if needed.
|2022 Summer Group Swim Lesson Dates|
|Session 1||June 13 - June 23|
|Session 2*||June 27 - July 8|
|Session 3||July 18 - July 28|
|Session 4||August 1 - August 12|
*There will not be swim lessons on Monday, July 4. The last day of lessons for Session 2 will be Friday, July 8.
Price Per Session
PARENT-CHILD SWIM CLASS
This class is a fun introduction to swim lessons where your baby will learn important safety skills and a love for the water! Having a familiar face in the water alongside an instructor encourages your baby and helps them get excited about being in the water.
6 months - 3 years
CLASS DATES (2022)
June 14, June 16, July 5 & July 7
8:00am - 8:30am
Bellaire Town Square Family Aquatic Center, 7001 Fifth St.
Resident: $25 per class / Non-Resident: $30 per class
LEARN TO SWIM LEVELS
Child should be 4&5 years old and able to swim without a parent in the water.
|Level 1: Intro to Water Skills|
Enter the pool independently, travel 5 yards, bob 5 times, glide on front; two body lengths, roll to a back float for 5 seconds, then recover to vertical position and exit water safely.
|Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills|
Treading of floating position for 15 seconds, swim on front and/or back for 5 body lengths, then exit water. Back float for 15 seconds, roll to front and then recover in vertical position. Push off and swim combined arm and leg actions on front for 5 body lengths, roll to back, float for 15 seconds, roll to front, then continue swimming for 5 body lengths.
|Level 3: Stroke Development|
Jump into deep water, recover to surface, tread water for 1 minute, rotate one full turn, swim front crawl and/or elementary backstroke for 15 yards, then exit water. Push off in a streamlined position, then swim front crawl for 15 yards, swim elementary backstroke for 15 yards, then exit water.
|Level 4: Stroke Development|
Perform a feet-first entry into deep water, swim front crawl and elementary backstroke for 25 yards. Swim backstroke and back crawl for 15 yards. Submerge and swim a distance of 3-5 body lengths underwater, return to surface, and exit water safely.
|Level 5: Stroke Refinement|
Perform a shallow-angle dive into deep water, swim front crawl and elementary backstroke for 50 yards using efficient turning styles throughout. Swim breaststroke for 25 yards, then swim back using front craw, using efficient turning styles throughout.