Youth Group Swim Lessons
At Miramont your child will develop the skills needed to be safe in, on, and around the water, as well as learning how swim at a high level.  We have 8 different levels to match your child’s needs exactly.  Please refer to the individual level descriptions to see what skills will be learned in each level.

Swim Lesson Guidelines

  • Children must be 3 years of age to take lessons independently.  Children under 3 years may participate in Parent/Child classes.
  • Payment is due in full to secure class registration.
  • If it is evident that a child is not ready for lessons, the Aquatics Manager will contact the parent and a full refund will be given.
  • In order to guarantee a 6:1 student to teacher ratio, makeup lessons are not available.
  • Each class has a minimum enrollment of 4 students.
  • All of our instructors are certified and experienced.

For more information, call the Aquatics Manager, Karrie Brown, at 970.672.4255.

Youth Group Swim Lessons
Miramont follows the 8 levels of lessons prescribed by the American Red Cross.

Preschool Levels – Ages 3-5 years

PSL 1 – Introduction to Water Skills, Water Exploration

  • Safety in entering and exiting the water
  • Submerging head and blowing bubbles
  • Floating and gliding with support, both front and back
  • Water safety rules and wearing a life jacket

PSL 2 – Fundamentals of Swimming

  • Complete submerging
  • Comfort in gliding and floating without support
  • Introduction to treading water in shallow end
  • Arm and leg action is introduced

Learn To Swim Levels – Ages 4 years and up

Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills, Primary Skills

  • Complete submerging
  • Floating without support, both front and back
  • Gliding without support
  • Swim using alternating leg and arm action 5 yards
  • Water safety rules and how to help others

Level 3 – Stroke Development

  • Deep-water entry and safety
  • Side breathing
  • Treading water
  • Introduction to Freestyle, backstroke, butterfly kick and body motion
  • Water safety rules and safe diving rules

Level 4 – Stroke Improvement

  • Surface dives and underwater swimming
  • Tread water using all kicks
  • Freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly
  • Introduction to elementary backstroke
  • Safety in diving

Level 5 (Pre-Swim Team) – Stroke Refinement

  • Endurance and technique on all strokes
  • Race starts
  • Flip turns

Swim Lesson Schedule

Days: Monday & Wednesday, 8 lessons
Times / Levels
4:10 pm – 4:40 pm               Level 2, Level 3
4:45 pm – 5:15 pm                Level 2, Level 3
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm                Level 4, Level 5

Day: Wednesday, 4 lessons
Time / Level
10:30 am – 11:00 am               Parent/Child

Day: Saturday, 4 lessons
Times / Levels
10:00 am – 10:30 am               PSL 2 & Level 3
10:00 am – 10:45 am               Level 4
10:35 am – 11:05 am               PSL 1, Level  2

 

Cost / Session

30 minute classes – Preschool Level 1 and 2 / Levels 2 and 3

Premier Member Sport/Non-Member
Saturday $40 $50
Monday & Wednesday $65 $90

45 minute classes – Levels 4 and Level 5

Premier Member Sport/Non-Member
Saturday $48 $62
Monday & Wednesday $96 $125

 Parent / Child Classes

Premier Member Sport/Non-Member
Wednesday $40 $50
*10% sibling discount will apply

Swim Lesson Session dates

Session 1: September 8 – October 4
Session 2: October 6 – November 1
Session 3: November 3 – November 29
Session 4: December 1 – December 20 (3 week session, session will be prorated)
Registration is held the week prior to each session starting on Tuesdays.