University City Swim Club Which level is right for your swimmer?
Registration for 2023 Swim Lessons
Mastering the skills at each level prepares your swimmer to advance to the next level.
Level 1 - Tadpoles - Age 3+
Enter & exit water from side or ladder Blow bubbles from mouth & nose Submerge face, mouth, eyesBack float & recover to vertical Roll over from front to back
Level 2 - Starfish
Jumps into waterBobbing under and upOpen eyes under water & retrieve toy Front & back float into steady glide Rollover from front & back float Tread water for 10 seconds
Level 3 - SeaTurtles
Submerges & holds breathBobbing up & down, 5X with eyes open Front, jellyfish & tuck floatingLearn side to side breathingPractice Flutter kick with boardLearn Frog, Scissors & Dolphin kicksPush off in streamline position then frog kick Synchronize flutter kick & add arms
Level 4 - Seals
Swim underwater to retrieve ringHead first surface diveBreath side to side, face & forehead down Streamline into front crawl using rotary arms & flutter kickLog roll onto back, add arms & kick into BackstrokePractice Breast stroke using arms & frog kick on surface & underwater
In the event of inclement weather, swim lessons will be cancelled by UCSC management. Only weather related cancellations qualify for makeup lessons. For further info, please contact UCSC management.
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