Troy Family Aquatic Center
Swim lessons are offered for:
Descriptions of classes are listed below. For current classes please see the Troy Today publication.
"Looking for a great swimming class, instructors/environment? I always recommend the Troy Family Aquatic Center. Prices are reasonable too!" - Swim Lesson Parent
Preschool Swim Lessons (6 months to 5 years)
Parent and Infant (6 months - 18 months)
Adult participation required. Introduce your child the water. Participating adults will learn holding positions, cues, safety skills, and emergency prevention.
This class is offered throughout the year only at the indoor pool only.
Parent and Tot (18 months - 3 years)
Adult participation required. This class is an extension of the Parent and Infant class.
Preschool 1 (2 ½ - 5 years)
For children ready to participate in lessons on theirown. Basic swimming skills such asblowing bubbles, basic arm and leg movements, and water safety will be taught(formerly one fish)
Preschool 2 (2 ½ - 5 years)
Learn beginner stroke, glides, and water safety (formerlytwo fish)
Preschool 3 (2 ½ - 5 years)
Improve beginner stroke, floats, glides, introduce otherswimming strokes, and water safety (formerly red fish)
Preschool 4 (2 ½ - 5 years)
Continues to develop beginner stroke, continue learning otherstrokes, water safety, and improve endurance (formerly blue fish). If child passes and is 5 years old, can moveto Level 2
Youth Swim Lessons (6 years and older)
Level 1 (6 years and older)
Water exploration for children who have little or no experience in the water. This class will work on water safety, breath holding, arm strokes, kick and supported floats.
Level 2 (6 years and older)
Prerequisite: Must have passed Level One skills. Primary skills for children who can put their face in the water. This class will work on floats, beginner stroke and water safety.
Level 3 (6 years and older)
Prerequisite: Must have passed Level Two skills. This class will emphasize rhythmic breathing, and arm stroke and kick for front crawl and back crawl. Will introduce butterfly kick and treading water.
Level 4 (6 years and older)
Prerequisite: Must have passed Level Three skills. Stroke development for students who have earned a Level III card. This class will perfect the front and back crawl, introduce the elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke, survival float and advanced water safety.
Level 5 (6 years and older)
Prerequisite: Must have passed Level Four skills. Advanced stroke development for children who can do Level IV skills. This class will perfect front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, introduce breaststroke, sidestroke, dolphin kick and advanced water safety.
Level 6 (6 years and older)
Prerequisite: Must have passed Level Five skills. This class will focus more on perfecting al strokes and improving endurance. Will learn CPR, rescue breathing, and many other beginner lifeguarding skills.
Level 7 (6 years and older)
Prerequisite: Must have passed Level Six skills. An introduction to swim team class that will focus on stroke perfection and endurance.
Teen/Adult Swim Lessons (13 years and older)
Beginner and advanced classes for adults and teens 13 and older that want to improve their swimming skills. Participants will be separated into groups by their ability the first day of class. Offered only at the indoor pool.
American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Course (17 years and older)
This class is for anyone 17 and older who is interested in being certified to teach the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course. Prerequisite: Must have current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certificate.
American Red Cross Lifeguard Course (15 years and older)
This class is for anyone 15 and older who is interested in learning the skills required to be a lifeguard. You will receive training in CPR, First Aid and rescue skills. You will also receive an American Red Cross Lifeguarding certificate.