Sportsplex offers a complete swimming curriculum, from teaching your child how to be safe in the water to refining skills in preparation for Swim Team. Our priority is safety with quality and to facilitate a lifetime of fitness in the water. Class placement is determined by ability through an evaluation with a Certified Sportsplex Instructor.
Foundations 30-minute classes have a 1:4 instructor to child ratio
Progressive 45-minute classes have a 1:6 instructor to child ratio
Ages 6 months to 2½ years old
A half-hour of fun time for parent and toddler. Instruction will be given on appropriate holds, safety skills and methods of helping your child become more water friendly using songs, games, and toys
Water Exploration w/parent
Ages 2½ to 4 years old
Our goal is to increase comfort level and reinforce age appropriate safety skills. Children will learn how to enter and exit the water safely, blow bubbles, and how to use arm and leg motor skills in the water. Parent must be in the water with the child. Flotation aids will be supplied.
Ages 2½ to 4 years old
In this level, children will learn balance and comfort through arm and leg motor skills using flotation and assistance from the instructor without the parent in the water. Exit requirements: Swim five yards on front and back with flotation, blow bubbles, jump with assistance, enter and exit water safely.
Primary Skills 1 Ages 3 to 5 years old
In this level, children will continue to build comfort in the water with less assistance from the instructor and more emphasis on the child’s ability to progressively swim with less flotation. Exit requirements: Swim 10 yards front and back without flotation confidently, float on front and back unassisted, fully submerge face, jump without assistance, enter and exit the water safely.
Primary Skills 2 In this level, children will learn to coordinate over-water arm motions with streamlined kicking at the surface of the water. Exit requirements: Swim 15 yards, over-water arm motion and streamlined flutter kick demonstrated on front and back. Successfully jump in, surface and return to wall.
Primary Skills 3 In this level, children will continue to strengthen the streamlined flutter kick and become familiar with the dolphin kick motion. Both front and back strokes will be encouraged to be consistently repeated. Exit requirements: Swim 25 yards, coordinating rhythmic breathing with over-water arm motion, backstroke. Streamline gliding and kneeling dives demonstrated in good form.
In this level, children will be introduced to using i ns, circle swimming, the butterfly arm
motion and breaststroke kick to continue the stroke progressions. Exit Requirements: Swim 25 yards freestyle and backstroke. Dolphin kick motion and standing dives demonstrated in good form.
In this level, children will be introduced to breaststroke arms, rotary breathing, and diving of starting blocks. Exit Requirements: Swim 25 yards freestyle and backstroke. Butterfly stroke, breaststroke kick, and circle swimming demonstrated in good form.
All strokes will be rei ned for efficient lap swimming. Flip turns introduced. Exit Requirements: Swim 50 yards freestyle and backstroke. Swim 25 yards breaststroke and butterfly. Dive of starting blocks in good form.
SPX Swim Academy – Private Lessons
Private swim lessons are designed to meet the individual’s needs and goals. Schedule one lesson to touch up on a skill or a series of lessons to master a new skill. From children to adults, our instructors are happy to work with all skills and ability levels.
Contact Aquatics Director Ashley Gardner for more information: