Kids Swimming Lessons

Safari Kids (4–12 years old)

Student to teacher ratio:4:1

Our Safari Kids program is designed to have a class that meets the needs of every student ranging from their first swim lesson to getting prepared for a swim team. Under this program, we offer four different groups of classes. Each of these class groups are broken down into smaller levels designed to maximize the student’s progress.

We believe it is important for children to experience the sense of accomplishment that comes with moving up to the next level. All of our Safari Kids Classes have been carefully designed to include fun games and activities that will help students reach their maximum swimming potential.

To find out more about each of the different class levels offered under the Safari Kids program, read below.

Safari Kids Program Details

Class Length: 30 minutes

Max Class Size: 4 Students

Ages: 4 - 12 years old

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List of Classes

  • Happy Hippos 1 (Getting Comfortable in the Water)

    This class is designed for beginner swimmers who may be fearful or have no prior swim experience. This class is focused on increasing the student’s confidence in the water by learning through games and songs to help children relax and learn at their own speed.

    Requirements for Happy Hippos 1:

    • 4-12 years old

    Goals for Happy Hippos 1:

    • Comfortable submerging face for 3 seconds
    • Assisted back float
    • Introduction to self-rescue

    Cost: $26.25 per lesson

    Twice a week $210 monthly *based on 8 lessons

    Once a week $105 monthly *based on 4 lessons

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  • Happy Hippos 2 (Buoyancy & Balance in the Water)

    This class introduces independence with buoyancy and balance in the water. Skills and lessons are taught using fun activities to help students enjoy the water and work at each individual’s pace.

    Requirements for Happy Hippos 2:

    • 4-12 years old
    • Confident submerging face for 3 seconds
    • Comfortable in an assisted back float

    Goals Mastered in Happy Hippos 2:

    • Independent glide with a submerged face 2-3 body lengths
    • Assisted swim to float
    • Assisted self-rescue

    Cost: $26.25 per lesson

    Twice a week $210 monthly *based on 8 lessons

    Once a week $105 monthly *based on 4 lessons

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  • Happy Hippos 3 (Propulsion and Survival Floating)

    This class is designed for students with basic swimming skills to increase their confidence with distance swimming and introduce survival roll to float. Games and challenging activities are used to learn new skills at a pace that the students enjoy.

    Requirements for Happy Hippos 3:

    • 4-12 years old
    • Independent glide with a submerged face 2-3 body lengths
    • One-handed back float

    Goals Mastered in Happy Hippos 3:

    • Paddle arms with kicking 3 body lengths
    • Survival float
    • Swim to float
    • Independent self-rescue

    Cost: $26.25 per lesson

    Twice a week $210 monthly *based on 8 lessons

    Once a week $105 monthly *based on 4 lessons

    Please see our pricing page for more information on how tuition is calculated.

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  • Mighty Monkeys 1 (Advanced Breathing and Kicking)

    This class is designed for confident swimmers who are ready for stroke introduction. Skills are taught using fun themes in an enjoyable way to help the student acquire stroke fundamentals.

    Requirements for Mighty Monkeys 1:

    • 4-12 years old
    • Paddle arms with kicking 3 body lengths
    • Swim to float

    Goals Mastered in Mighty Monkeys 1:

    • Freestyle arms and kicking
    • Swim float swim
    • Back kicks
    • Distance 3-6 body lengths

    Cost: $26.25 per lesson

    Twice a week $210 monthly *based on 8 lessons

    Once a week $105 monthly *based on 4 lessons

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  • Mighty Monkeys 2 (Beginner Freestyle & Backstroke)

    This class is designed for swimmers who have basic stroke abilities and are ready for stroke development. Skills are presented through demonstration, practice, and positive reinforcement.

    Requirements for Mighty Monkeys 2:

    • 4-12 years old
    • Freestyle arms and kicking 3 body lengths
    • Swim float swim
    • Back kicks

    Goals Mastered in Mighty Monkeys 2:

    • Beginner freestyle with side breathing
    • Beginner backstroke

    Cost: $26.25 per lesson

    Twice a week $210 monthly *based on 8 lessons

    Once a week $105 monthly *based on 4 lessons

    Please see our pricing page for more information on how tuition is calculated.

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  • Terrific Tigers 1 (Introduction to Olympic Strokes)

    This class is designed for intermediate swimmers who are able to swim freestyle and backstroke. In this class, students will be introduced to increased distances and breaststroke. Repetition and practicing the correct form is the key to achieving success with these skills.

    Requirements for Terrific Tigers 1:

    • 4-12 years old
    • Beginner freestyle with side breathing
    • Beginner backstroke

    Goals Mastered in Terrific Tigers 1:

    • Olympic freestyle
    • Olympic backstroke
    • Breaststroke
    • Treading water

    Cost: $26.25 per lesson

    Twice a week $210 monthly *based on 8 lessons

    Once a week $105 monthly *based on 4 lessons

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  • Terrific Tigers 2 (Building Endurance)

    This class is designed for advanced swimmers who have mastered freestyle, backstroke, and breaststroke. The focus of this class is to introduce students to butterfly and build endurance.

    Requirements for Terrific Tigers 2:

    • 4-12 years old
    • Olympic freestyle
    • Olympic backstroke
    • Breaststroke

    Goals Mastered in Terrific Tigers 2:

    • Olympic breaststroke
    • Butterfly
    • Endurance - Ability to swim 4 laps of all four strokes
    • Introduction to diving

    Cost: $26.25 per lesson

    Twice a week $210 monthly *based on 8 lessons

    Once a week $105 monthly *based on 4 lessons

    Please see our pricing page for more information on how tuition is calculated.

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  • Amazing Alligators (Mastering All 4 Strokes)

    This class is designed for advanced swimmers who can swim all 4 strokes in excess of 30 ft. Students will increase stroke ability through passionate hands-on coaching using exercises and drills. Each lesson will consist of drills designed specifically for your student’s progression.

    Requirements for Amazing Alligators:

    • 4-12 years old
    • All 4 Olympic strokes

    Goals Mastered in Amazing Alligators:

    • Full IM proficiency
    • Freestyle stamina (5 minutes)
    • Backstroke and Breaststroke proficiency (100 yards)
    • Butterfly proficiency (50 yards)

    Cost: $26.25 per lesson

    Twice a week $210 monthly *based on 8 lessons

    Once a week $105 monthly *based on 4 lessons

    Please see our pricing page for more information on how tuition is calculated.

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  • Private Lessons (2-13yr)

    Our Private lessons offer the same comprehensive curriculum found in the Group Classes but in a more individualized setting. Private classes can be designed for swimmers ages 2 years and up and are for all different skill levels. The individual child’s needs are able to be concentrated on. Drills can be customized to the skill level of the student. The lesson can also meet the personal goals of the student and parents, from water orientation to safety skills to competition swimming skills.

    Private: $49.75 per lesson

    Twice a week $398 monthly *based on 8 lessons

    Once a week $199 monthly *based on 4 lessons

    Please see our pricing page for more information on how tuition is calculated.

    ** Private Makeup Lessons - Due to the limited nature of our private classes, makeups for missed lessons will be provided in a group class.

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