Swimming is an important life skill that all children can learn early on and carry with them into adulthood. At Carolina Forest, swim lessons are offered in a group setting with children of a similar age and ability. Your child will be able to socialize with new friends and learn an important life skills all while having fun in a new and safe environment.
These classes are as much for the parent as they are for the child. The child has an adult (parent or other) in the water with them at all times. This class includes an introduction to water safety and primary water skills including backfloats, submersions, rollover breathing and water play in a fun, group atmosphere.
Introduction to submersions. Focus on holding the breath on cue, backfloats, water safety & underwater comfort. Work on aquatic independence, buoyancy & balance. Submersions to help extend time under water.
Swim Diapers Required
Private swim lessons for students age 3 and over are 30 minutes in length. Proper swimming technique and water safety skills will be taught. Stroke mechanics are provided for competitive and/or masters swimmers.
Semi-Private swim lessons for two students and 1 Instructor. Sessions are 30 minutes in length. Proper swimming technique and water safety skills will be taught. Stroke mechanics are provided for competitive and/or masters swimmers.
Small Group consists of 30-40 minute sessions with no more than 4 students. Safety skills taught include: going under water and propelling forward, jumping off the side and swimming back to the wall, paddling face down and rolling over to a back float. Kicking on the back is introduced. Skill progression varies as students develop physiologically.
The many benefits and advantages of enrolling your child in a Swim Lessons program.
Health and Fitness
Builds confidence and self belief
Drowning is the leading cause of death for children ages 1-4 in many places in the United States, including Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. To proactively attack this problem, Fitness Edge has initiated swim lessons programs to raise awareness about drowning. Research shows that children who learn water safety skills also reap benefits in overall cognitive, physical and emotional development…and it may also save their lives!