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Select Dates in June and July

Whether you're a "Minnow" or a "Barracuda" you can learn new swimming skills at California’s Great America swim lessons program! We're welcoming Season Passholders ages 3-10 to enroll in our 2016 swim lessons. This summer you may choose from two start dates. Don't wait to register - classes fill up fast!

Purchase Your Tickets

$50 per session

Start Dates
July 19 (Tuesdays)
July 21 (Thursdays)

All sessions are from 9:30am - 10:30am
Sessions are 5 consecutive weeks beginning on your selected start date.

Skill Levels


Beginners (Minnows)
Introduction to water and water exploration

Requirements:
Parent must be a season pass holder and be present
This is an interactive session. Parents will be required to be in water with their child.

Skills taught:
Blow bubbles, fully submerged face, exit and enter water independently, supported float and kick on front and back, bounce in chest deep water to chin level, buoyancy and breath control, unsupported floating and kicking on front and back, introduction to front crawl and water safety.

Intermediate (Stingrays)
Primary Skills and stroke readiness

Requirements:
Passed Minnow level, or can swim 5 yards on back and front and do rhythmic breathing

Skills taught:
Buoyancy and breath control, unsupported floating and kicking on front and back, introduction to front and crawl stroke, combined stroke on front and back for 10 yards, turning over front to back-back to front, water safety

Proficient (Barracudas)
Stroke development and stroke refinement

Requirements:
Passed Stingrays level, or can do 10 yards of elementary backstroke and front crawl with breathing.

Skills taught:
Deep-water bobbing, sidestroke 25 yards, turns at the wall, alternate breathing, swimming under water, open turns on front and back, water safety.

Junior Lifeguard Lessons


We are also offering junior lifeguard training lessons for Season Passholders ages 10-15. You may choose from two start dates.

Purchase Your Tickets

$50 per session

Start Dates
June 27 (Signup Deadline: June 20)
July 11 (Signup Deadline: July 3)

All sessions are from 9:30am - 10:30am
Sessions are one week long Monday - Friday beginning with your selected start date.