• WELCOME

    The Aqua-Tots Swim Journey is comprised of 8 Levels of comprehensive curriculum that is tried, true and trusted all over the world to teach children 4 months – 12 years old how to swim. Each level is designed to build upon the next, taking your child on a journey toward becoming a safe and confident swimmer for life.

    With 40+ hours of in-classroom and in-water training, our friendly AT-WSI Certified Swim Instructors are ready to welcome your little one into the pool. Scroll through each level below to discover what your tot will learn as they progress through our swim program.

    Ready to get started?

  • LEVEL 1

    TADPOLES

    4-12 months

    Adjust to the water

    Our Parent & Tot class for 4-12 month olds is designed as a child’s first introduction to swim lessons and gives a caregiver the opportunity to connect their little one in the pool to adapt to the water together.

    At this age, tots are curious and more inclined to explore, especially near water, which is why it’s such an important time to:

    • Create confidence for caregivers when handling their baby in the water
    • Equip caregivers with knowledge for proper holds and safe submersions
    • Learn initial skills to breath holding
    • Introduce back float
    • Establish fundamentals of rolling over onto the back
    • Learn how to reach and turn to the pool’s edge

  • LEVEL 2

    MINNOWS

    13-30 months

    Understand safe
    boundaries around water

    Our Parent & Tot class for 13-30 month olds is designed for toddlers and their caregivers to establish safe water boundaries together.

    At this age, tots are curious and more inclined to explore, especially near water, which is why it’s such an important time to:

    • Learn breath control by submersion
    • Learn how to safely return to the pool’s edge and climb out
    • Establish independent kicking movement, back floats and rollovers

  • LEVEL 3

    LEAPFROGS

    2.5 years & up

    Become independently
    comfortable in the water

    Our Leapfrogs class is designed specifically for children 2.5 years and older to become independently comfortable in the water.

    In the Leapfrogs class, your child will learn:

    • Independent breath control by safe submersions
    • How to roll over and back float while moving
    • How to safely get to the pool’s edge and climb out
    • How to float on their stomach for proper body positioning as they swim

  • LEVEL 4

    SEAHORSES

    Based on ability

    Gain control while
    swimming

    Our Seahorses class is designed specifically for children to learn how to control their bodies and begin to coordinate swim motions.

    In the Seahorses class, your child will learn to:

    • Jump into the water and swim freestyle
    • Begin implementing arm and leg coordination
    • Swim—roll—swim with control
    • Float on their stomach while kicking with control
    • Master breath control with independent safe submersions

  • LEVEL 5

    STARFISH

    Based on ability

    Develop into an
    independent swimmer

    Our Starfish class is designed specifically for children to develop into independent swimmers.

    In the Starfish class, your child will learn:

    • How to use their judgement and experience from Levels 1-4 to determine what they can and cannot accomplish by themselves in the water
    • How to breath on their side
    • Streamlining body position
    • The freestyle stroke with side breathing
    • Breaststroke breathing, arms & kicks

  • LEVEL 6

    SEALS

    Based on ability

    Develop into an
    independent swimmer

    Our Seals class is designed specifically to help your child become an efficient, safe swimmer. In the Seals class, your child will learn:

    • Strength & tempo of the freestyle stroke, backstroke and breaststroke
    • Treading water without assistance

    Upon completion of Level 6, your child is considered to be a safe and confident swimmer for life.

  • LEVEL 7

    SHARKS

    Advanced swimmers

    Develop swim stroke
    technique

    The Sharks class is designed specifically to help children develop their swim stroke technique, placing a focus on the underwater phases of all the strokes.

    In the Sharks class, your child will learn:

    • Freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and sidestroke technique
    • Fundamental components of the butterfly and flip turns

  • LEVEL 8

    STINGRAYS

    Advanced swimmers

    Master swim stroke
    proficiency

    The Stingrays class is designed specifically to help children master swim stroke proficiency. A student will learn to properly perform all the strokes taught in the 8 levels of Aqua-Tots swim program with correct technique as well as perform flip turns and open wall turns.

    In the Stingrays class, your child will learn to:

    • Properly perform all the strokes taught in the 8 levels of the Aqua-Tots swim program with correct technique
    • Perform flip turns and open wall turns

  • ADDITIONAL SERVICES

    These services vary by location.

    SWIM CLUB

    Swim Club is a non-competitive way for children to refine their swimming skills while increasing their confidence both in the water and in a social environment.

    SWIM TEAM

    Swim Team is a competitive team environment where children can fine tune both their swimming strokes as well as their teamwork skills. They will have the opportunity to compete against other regional teams while creating lasting relationships with teammates.

    SPECIAL NEEDS

    Our Special Needs Aquatic Program (S.N.A.P.) is designed to create lessons tailored to each child’s special needs and abilities. Swimming is an effective means of increasing motor function, developing safety skills and comfort around the water and helping students of all abilities develop a life-long love for water.

    FAST TRACK

    Fast Track is an accelerated swim program designed as a jumpstart or refresh to lessons. Fast Track is considered to be a supplement, not replacement, to weekly, year-round swim lessons and consists of classes over multiple consecutive days. (Timeframe varies by location.)

    ADULT

    There’s always time to learn to swim—at any age, in any season. Individuals 13+ can become safe and confident swimmers, too, with the same valuable swimming strokes and breathing techniques that we teach all of our swimmers.

Aqua-Tots Journey
Advanced
Additional

All classes for Levels 1-8 are in 30-minute increments.

WELCOME

The Aqua-Tots Swim Journey is comprised of 8 Levels of comprehensive curriculum that is tried, true and trusted all over the world to teach children 4 months – 12 years old how to swim. Each level is designed to build upon the next, taking your child on a journey toward becoming a safe and confident swimmer for life.

With 40+ hours of in-classroom and in-water training, our friendly AT-WSI Certified Swim Instructors are ready to welcome your little one into the pool. Scroll through each level below to discover what your tot will learn as they progress through our swim program.

Ready to get started?

FASTLANE

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

Programs vary by Locations