Learn to Swim Program


We will be offering the following this fall:

Session 8 will be group lessons, with approximately 4-6 swimmers per class, starting September 6, 8,13,15, 20, 22, 27, 29, October 4, 6. (Tuesdays and Thursdays) 4:45-5:30pm @ East High School Pool. 10 lessons, $150 + $15 annual registration fee. Payment due at registration. No refunds. No make-up days. 

***Session 8 Learn to Swim ADVANCED class registration will open on September 2nd, at 12 pm, after team tryouts***

Pre-Team Boot Camp 

  • Purpose: to help prepare swimmers for the Club Olympia Swim Team tryout and give them a preview of what it will be like to swim on the Club Olympia Swim team
  • Who: Any swimmer who is interested in joining our swim team and wants to prepare for the tryout
  • Prerequisites:
    • LTS Students that were in “Advanced” class or were recommended to register for “Advanced” in their most recent evaluation are eligible.
    • For those who have not participated in the Club Olympia Learn to Swim program, the swimmer must be able to demonstrate the skills taught in the intermediate class listed below, including being able to swim a 25 yard freestyle with breathing to the side; 25 yard backstroke; and 12 1/2 yard butterfly and breastroke.
  • Cost: $100 per student plus $15 one-time annual registration fee (if not already paid in 2022) 
  • What: Six one-hour workouts held Aug 22-25,29-30 plus an informal (non-sanctioned) “Mock meet” on Aug 31, and a Club Olympia swim cap.  

Tryouts for Club Olympia Swim Team

We will be hosting tryouts on Thursday, September 1st, 4:30-6:00pm at East High School Pool. Click on the link to register and reserve 20 minute tryout time slot.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdC106J79LgJSwNIEOn4EitJ9eFcqXB_YaYVXlCps0NQVx-vA/viewform

 

 


We offer beginning, intermediate, and advanced classes.

   Beginning: Pre-requisites:  None

Skills covered: Safe water entry and exit, immersion of face and ears, breath control (blowing bubbles), front float and back float with support, flutter kicks with support, introduction to windmill arms (forward and backward)
   

   

       

Intermediate: Pre-requisites: Swimmer must be able to demonstrate all of the Beginner Level skills.

Skills covered: breath control – bobs and breathing to the side from a static position, front glide and back glide with kicks, straight-arm front crawl with side breathing, straight-arm back crawl with flutter kick, feet-first diving from the side of the pool, diving progression (sitting, kneeling, compact, stride, and standing)

Advanced: Pre-requisites: Swimmer must be able to demonstrate all of the Intermediate Level skills.

Skills covered: front crawl with bilateral side breathing, lap swimming, treading water, whip kick, dolphin kick, breaststroke, butterfly, open race turns, introduction to bent-arm pull and recovery on front and back crawl, underwater swimming, long shallow dives