Colorado Swim School provides advanced swimmers appropriate classes based on age. We teach each child with a gentle and encouraging approach and recognize that every child is different and has different needs. Our goal is to challenge your child and lead them along the path of learning to swim. You can also view our Class Level Flow Chart.

Swordfish

Ages 3 and older

Goals:

Quick/shallow freestyle kicks, four freestyle arms out of the water, independent side breathing, swim width of pool (30 feet) independently with proper side breathing, backstroke kicks, backstroke arms, rhythmic backstroke width of pool (30 feet), shallow dives.


Tiger Shark

Older than 8

Goals:

Glides- proper prone positioning, quick, shallow freestyle kicks, 4 freestyle arms, freestyle arms and side breathing with barbell (length), independent breathing/ proper breathing, swim ½  length of pool independently with proper breathing,  shallow dive.


Marlin

Any age

Goals:

Proper freestyle body positioning, mastered side breathing, freestyle with barbell length of pool, freestyle length of pool with minimal assistance, backstroke length of pool with assistance, breaststroke kicks width of pool (30 feet), dives.


Barracuda

Any age

Goals:

Streamline start (freestyle & backstroke), ability to maintain endurance, proper body positioning, one length freestyle, intro to streamline backstroke kicks, correct backstroke arm entry, one length backstroke, breaststroke kicks length of pool, racing dives.


Flying Fish

Any age

Goals:

Freestyle “catch-up” drill, two lengths freestyle, streamline backstroke kicks, two lengths backstroke, breaststroke kicks, breaststroke pull, one length breaststroke, racing dives.


Sailfish

Any age

Goals:

Bilateral breathing, freestyle flip-turn, 100 yards freestyle, 100 yards backstroke, 50 yards breaststroke, butterfly kicks, butterfly pull, 25 yards butterfly, racing dives.


Stroke 1

Any age

Goals:

200 yards freestyle, 100 yards backstroke with flip turn, 100 yards breaststroke, 25 yards butterfly.


Stroke 2

Any age

Goals:

Excellent 100 yards individual medley, 50 yards butterfly, breaststroke turn, butterfly turn, underwater starts for all strokes.


Stroke 3

Any age

Goals:

Excellent 200 yards individual medley, excellent butterfly underwater start and turn, excellent breaststroke underwater start and turn, excellent freestyle underwater start and turn.