Right now, you depend on the bottom and the side for your safety. You want to be able to rely on yourself for your safety instead. This class teaches you how to be reliable for your own safety. Safety is not related to swimming mechanics. In the Beginning class, most people master their safety in shallow water and begin to master it in the deep. Some people master their safety in the deep in this class, too.
Ultra Beginning If you describe your fear as being 'off the Richter Scale,' our Ultra Beginning class is for you. Locations have a 1-2 foot depths as well as regular depths. Next Step Swimming Class Attain the rest of your freedom in deep water in a pool; be able to move anywhere in the pool to get exercise or just have fun. Each of these classes, Beginning, Ultra-Beginning, and Next Step, is chock full of as much confidence as you can possibly develop.
Freestyle Class or 3 Strokes Class Now that survival is no longer an issue, you can learn a stroke. Swim laps for exercise using an efficient freestyle. Learn the backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly in our 3 Strokes class.
Ocean 101 and 202 Become comfortable getting into the ocean and playing in it. Feel safe. To enjoy 'water sports,' follow Ocean 101 with Ocean 202. '202' is lessons in some combination of SUP (Stand up paddling), snorkeling, sea kayaking and body surfing/boogie boarding.
SCUBA Diving. Get the basic open water certification so you can dive on vacations. Classes have been in the Florida Keys, Bali, Hawaii, and the Maldives. Triathlete If you wish to become an open water swimmer, then take classes up through Freestyle and Ocean 202.
The order of classes is:
BeginningNext Step OR Beginning Snorkeling, OR Ocean 101 OR
Freestyle if you're comfortable in deep water or if the class is in shallow water