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MARC Learn to Swim Program

The MARC Learn to Swim program is catered toward improving water confidence and safety education for patrons of all ages. Whether you are 6 months old or 60 years old, we have a program for you. Each level of the Learn to Swim program offers skill development to improve swim strokes and endurance while also instilling real-world knowledge for preventing and responding to aquatic emergencies. We cover everything from bathing precautions for toddlers, backyard pool safety, performing rescues on the lake or river, and everything in between.

Level 1-Mini Minnows

Ages 6 months-1 Year

$50 for 4 sessions

1-hour sessions

Limited to 10 students/instructor

Parent/guardian must be in water with child

This class is focused on basic water comfortability and education with safety moments and lessons for parents. Skills include blowing bubbles, bobbing, and splashing.

Instruction will be limited to shallow end of pool

Level 2-Treading Toddlers

Ages 1-4 years

$50 for 4 sessions

1-hour sessions

Limited to 10 students/instructor

Parents/guardian must be in water with child

This class is focused on increasing water confidence with safety instruction for parents. Skills include floating, treading water, swimming short distances, beginner stroke definition.

Instruction will be limited to shallow end of pool

Level 3-Swimming Starters

Recommended for Youth Ages 4-7

$50 for 4 sessions

1-hour sessions

Limited to 6 students/instructor

Parent/guardian not required in water

Skills include moderate stroke definition, beginner wall turns, basic water rescues, and middle depth surface diving confidence.

Instruction will max out in water 7 ft. deep

Level 4-Fantastic Flippers

Recommended for Youth Ages 7-10

$50 for 4 sessions

1-hour sessions

Limited to 6 students/instructor

Parent/guardian not required in water

Skills include diving, continued stroke definition, flip turns, moderate water rescues, and competitive swimming prep.

Instruction will max out in water 12 ft. deep

Beyond Learn to Swim

Once children satisfactorily complete Level 4 of the Learn to Swim program, we offer options for them to continue their aquatic pursuits. If your child is interested in swimming competitively, consider signing them up for the MARC Firefish swim team. If your child wants to learn more about water safety and emergency response, we recommend taking the Beyond Learn to Swim Junior course. If your child is interested in competing and rescue skills, they can certainly participate in both programs. The more the merrier! We also offer the Beyond Learn to Swim Senior course for adults looking for an educational, aquatic-based exercise program.

Beyond Learn to Swim Junior

Recommended for Youth Ages 10-18

$60 for 4 sessions

2 hour sessions

Limited to 10 students/instructor

This class blends skills from the American Red Cross Lifeguard Course and Boy Scouts Aquatics Program to give students a physically demanding course that focuses on water safety, survival, and real-world practices that will be employed as an aquatics professional.

Beyond Learn to Swim Senior

Ages 18+

$60 for 4 session

2 hour sessions

Limited to 10 students/instructor

This class blends skills from the American Red Cross Lifeguard Course, Marine Corps Water Survival Training Program, and the Boy Scouts Aquatics Program to give students a physically demanding course that focuses on water safety, survival, and real-world practices that can be used in aquatic emergencies.