Crystal Aquatics will be offering group swim lessons this summer at Loudoun Valley Estates. The first session of swim lessons will begin once school is out for the year. Group classes will be held at the Townhouse Pool in the morning, Monday through Thursday, before the pool opening for general swimming. Each session consists of eight half hour lessons for a total cost of $55. The Townhome Pool Manager,Sarah, will be managing registration for classes and can be contacted directly at the pool. Payment for the classes is required at the time of registration so please bring your checkbook or cash. Class space is limited and will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Additional group sessions will be available later in the summer.
Private swimming lessons are available at both pools just discuss it with the Pool Managers and Lifeguards.
Four levels of instruction will be available for group swimming lessons: Pre-Beginner, Beginner, Novice, and Advanced.
Pre-Beginner - The objective of this class is to get the student acclimated to the water in a safe and controlled environment. The class will be working on basic water skills such as submerging the head, blowing bubbles, and instructor assisted kicks. The general age for this class ranges from 3 to 5 years old.
Beginner – The student should be able to submerge his or her head before entering the beginner level. At this level the class will begin working on the basic fundamentals of swimming: floating, kicking, arm movement, and rhythmic breathing. General age for this class ranges from 4 to 6+ years old.
Novice – In the novice class the students begin to refine their freestyle, and elementary backstroke. They will be expected to work in deeper water and will be introduced to treading water and diving. General age for this class ranges from 5 to 8+ years old.
Advanced – The advanced class is recommended for students that wish to improve their stroke technique and/or become stronger swimmers. The class will work on a variety of strokes. The student should feel comfortable in deep water. General age for this class ranges from 6 to 10 years old.