Youth Swim Lessons
Ages 18 months – 15 years: Small group and private swim lessons are offered year-round.
We will not be offering swim lessons on May 22 & May 23 due to swim team time trials.
2021 Summer Swim Lessons
Group Classes | 18 months to 5 years
Sea Turtle: (Ratio 1:6) Summer Only: Adult and child are in the water together with an instructor. Emphasizes helping toddlers adjust to the water and fun songs and activities.
Sand Dollar: (Ratio 1:3) Students in the Sand Dollar class are beginners. They are learning to be comfortable getting their faces wet, floating on their front and back with instructor support. Kicking on their front and back with instructor support. Submersion will be introduced in this class.
Sand Crab: (Ratio 1:3) Students in the Sand Crab class are comfortable getting their faces wet in the water. They are confident being out in the water with and without instructor support, submerging their heads underwater and swimming short distances on their own. They are learning supported back and front floating, gliding, kicking their feet and being introduced to the concept of freestyle arms. Rolling over onto their back will be introduced in this class.
Sea Horse: (Ratio 1:3) Students in the Sea Horse class are very comfortable needing minimal support from an instructor. These students are practicing freestyle arms with a coordinated kick supported by a barbel/kick board and unsupported. Refining back floating, back gliding and back kicking without support. Refining the rolling over onto their back to breathe will be coordinated into their freestyle.
Sea Star: (Ratio 1:4) This class builds endurance while mastering freestyle technique for 25yds and refines backstroke.
Group Classes | Ages 6+
Due to COVID-19, all group lessons are maxed out at 3 students per class until further notice.
Penguin: (Ratio 1:3) Students in the Penguin class are becoming more comfortable with unsupported swimming. They are continuing to work on basic swimming motions such as straight leg kicking, gliding, reach and pull with arms, floating and breathing on back. Students may need some instructor support with certain skills, class is taught in the shallow end. 12.5 yards
Otter: (Ratio 1:3) Students in Otter are working on the mechanics of freestyle and backstroke. They are learning more about the strokes in terms of swimming. Otter’s begin swimming ½ lengths of the pool at a time, endurance is gradually worked into the class, 12.5 yds-25yrds. Students spend the most amount of time in this group because it takes the longest for stroke development.
Seal: (Ratio 1:4) Swimmers in the seal class are working on improving their stroke for freestyle and backstroke. They are learning and working on Breaststroke and Butterfly. They are also working on endurance, 25yds-50yds.
RSD Prep: (Ratio 1:4) Swimmers in RSD prep have goals of joining the swim team, they are continuing to improve their form for all four strokes, working on greater endurance 75yds-100yds, learning race starts, finishes and open/flip turns. Swimmers in this group should have a solid understanding of all four groups. They are also preparing for the Swim Team Evaluation.
Little Lifeguard Prep: (Ratio 1:4 ages 7-8) Spring Only: Prepares children ages 7-8 for the beach junior lifeguard summer program. This group focuses on the test requirements and basic swimming skills for area junior lifeguard programs.
Junior Lifeguard Prep: (Ratio 1:5 ages 9+) Spring Only: Prepares children ages 9+ for the beach Junior lifeguard summer programs. This group focuses on test requirements and swimming endurance for ocean swimming.
Teen (Ratio-1:4) Summer Only: This class is for beginning to intermediate swimmers (11-15 years of age) who are interested in learning to swim with a group of their peers. Class will focus on water safety, stroke development and technique. This class runs for 30 minutes.
Private Lessons | 3 to 15 years old
Private Lesson (Ratio-1:1) A one-on-one lesson with our experienced instructors tailored to your child’s individual needs. Get the best personalized instruction with these lessons. The lessons run for 30 minutes.
Semi-Private Lesson (Ratio-1:2) Students must know one another, patrons are responsible for finding a partner. Both swimmers must fall in the same age groups either 3-5 or 6-10. Swimmers should also be of similar swimming ability. The lesson run for 30 minutes.
For more info about our Rancho San Dieguito Swim Team, please click the button below.
RSD Swim Team Website
We are only offering weekday afternoon swim lessons this summer. The types of lessons we will be offering will be group, semi-private and private lessons. They will be offered Monday-Thursday for 2 weeks, 8 lessons total per session. We will not be offering morning or weekend swim lessons this summer. Questions? Please contact Patty Mariscal Aquatics Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
Session #1 June 14-15-16-17- June 21-22-23-24
Session #2 June 28-29-30- July 1-5-6-7-8
Session #3 July 12-13-14-15- July 19-20-21-22
Session #4 July 26-27-28-29- August 2-3-4-5
Session #5 August 9-10-11-12 (one week only)
Group lessons: $176.00 (ratio 1:3 & 1:4)
Semi-Private lessons: $224.00 per child (ratio 1:2)
Private lessons: $320.00 (ratio 1:1)
Summer Registration & Protocols
Please click and read the SUMMER PROTOCOLS below and bring a signed waiver on the day of your swim lesson.
Protocols (Please read) Waiver REGISTER FOR SUMMER HERE