Swim Lessons

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PRE-SCHOOL CLASSES, LEVELS 1-3

Kids, ages 3-5, should enroll in a pre-school swimming classes. Students are taught the same skills as in the Basic Level 1 through 3 courses, but on a smaller scale to accommodate the learning ability of younger kids.

PARENT AND TOT

These classes are for parents and their children, ages 6 months to 3 years. In these classes, they sing songs, introduce children to the water, blow bubbles and build an aquatic foundation of comfort in and around the water. It is required that a person 15 years or older enter the water with the infant/toddler. Make-up lessons will be provided at the fitness center's discretion and will only be held on Fridays if decided. The center is not responsible for inclement weather. Refunds/credits will not be issued for weather problems.

BASIC SWIM LESSONS 

Kids who are 6 and older should enroll in Levels 1-6, depending on their skill set. Select a level to read more about what skills are taught. 

  1. LEVEL 1
  2. LEVEL 2
  3. LEVEL 3
  4. LEVEL 4
  5. LEVEL 5
  6. LEVEL 6

LEVEL 1 - SKILLS TAUGHT

  • Enter water using ladder, steps or side 
  • Exit water using ladder, steps or side 
  • Blowing Bubbles, 3 sec. 
  • Bobbing, 3 times 
  • Open eyes under water, retrieve object 2 times (shallow water) 
  • Front glide, 2 body lengths 
  • Recover from a front glide to a stand 
  • Back glide, 2 body lengths 
  • Back float, 3 sec. 
  • Recover from a back float or glide to a stand 
  • Roll from front to back 
  • Roll from back to front
  • Treading using arm and hand actions (chest-deep water)

Contact Us

  1. Fitness Center
    454 N. Center Street

    American Fork, UT 84003

    Phone: 801-763-3084

    Contacts

    Joey Byington

    Aquatics Manager

    jbyington@americanfork.gov

    Fitness Center & Competition Pool

    Lap Lane Schedule

    Hours of Operation

    Monday-Thursday

    5 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Daycare 8 a.m. to noon)

    Friday

    5 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Daycare 8 a.m. to noon)

    Saturday

    6 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Daycare closed)

    Closed Sunday

    Leisure Pool Hours for Summer

    12:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

    Holiday Hours

    *No swimming lessons will be held on these days.