2023 Lessons Overview
Note: lessons are for UCSC Members/Renters Only
Hello Pool Families.
Welcome back for another great season at University City Swim Club (UCSC)! Our 2023 Swim Lessons (clinic, and groups) Information Sheet contains important information about the swim programming available to you and your family. Please read the information carefully. In order to participate in a swim program at UCSC, you must complete an online registration for each participant.
There are four swim programming sessions taught by certified lifeguards, unless otherwise noted. Participants may sign up for one or more sessions.
- Session 1 runs from June 12th through June 23rd
- Session 2 runs June 26th through July 7th
- Session 3 runs July 10th through July 21nd
- Session 4 runs July 24th through August 4th
2023 summer swim programming includes:
Group lessons: $100.00 per session listed above per person
Recommended for non-swimmers, beginners and advanced beginners.
4 X per week on Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday for two weeks for 30 minutes per lesson Start times offered are 4:30, 5:00, 5:30 or 6:00 pm. Ages 3 and over, who cannot independently swim freestyle for one continuous length of the lap pool.
Participants will be grouped based on Red Cross skill levels: https://www.safeswim.com/red-cross-swim-lesson-levels/ If you are not sure what level your child is in, please contact Debby to help with evaluation (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Swim clinic: $150.00 per session listed above per person
Recommended for swimmers who have passed or are close to passing the deep water pool proficiency swim test and for participants who would benefit from refining their strokes and kicks as well and enhance their endurance and distance. Ages 7 to 15 or by instructor permission. 4 X per week Monday through Thursday for two weeks for one-hour per swim clinic. Candidates must have the able to independently swim freestyle for one length of the lap pool for entry into swim clinic. Clinic shall occur with (2) lanes from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., (1) lane from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and (1) lane from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 pm.
Junior Lifeguard: $150 per person per session
June 20th, through June 23, 2022 or July 25th through July 28th from 10:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday with Friday of the assigned week reserved for make ups, if needed. All participants must have a UCSC deep water band prior to attending the Junior Lifeguard class. Please bring sunscreen, lunch, snacks and water each day. Participants must be at least 11 years old by May 2022 and/or have completed 5th grade.
Must be a minimum of 15 years of age and complete a tryout skills assessment with instructor prior to enrollment. See Debby in person or call Debby at 484-364-0927 for additional information, dates and times.
Private lessons are available. All registrations for private lessons must be made with Debby directly to ensure availability. The cost of privaate lessons is $50.00/hour.
All classes are weather dependent. Weather related make-ups occur on the Friday immediately following the cancellation, unless otherwise specified. Only weather cancelled classes are eligible for make-up classes. It is the participant’s responsibility to call the pool to check for weather related closures prior to coming to class. The number for the front desk at the pool is 215-471-3180. When practical to do so, class cancellations are posted to Twitter at @UCSwimClub.
We are excited to have many staff return and to welcome new staff to UCSC this summer. Please help us continue the tradition of safety and fun at the pool by following the rules, listening to pool staff, and encouraging everyone to increase their water competency through skill enhancement and attainment.
Progressive Pool Management, Inc.
Red Cross Authorized Lifeguard Instructor