Emory Community Swimming
Fall/Winter Swim Lessons
September through April
The ECSC Community Swimming program offers youth swimming lessons to a wide range of swimmers, from beginners to advanced. No Seahorse "Mommy and Me" classes are offered during the indoor season. The program runs monthly from September through April, taking the Emory winter break off (December through mid-January). Monthly rates are based on the number of lessons offered each month. Space is limited for each class.
All lesson are held at the Woodruff PE Center pool on Monday and Wednesday evenings, from 6:00-6:30pm.
Session price is determined by the number of classes offered per session/month. The cost works out to be $12.50 per class.
New beginning swimmers. Ages 2.5 to 4 years old. Starfish 1 is designed for swimmers who are new to swim lessons or have had lessons but are not yet comfortable in the water. A beginning swimmer is a child who needs assistance in the water. Lessons will focus on putting face in the water, blowing bubbles, front and back floating, kicking,and introduction to front and back swimming, and water safety. No ability requirement.
Starfish 2 Beginning swimmers. Ages 3 to 7+ years old. Starfish 2 is designed for swimmers who are comfortable in the water and with swim lessons. A beginning swimmer is a child who needs assistance in the water. Lessons will focus on breathing, front and back floating, kicking, introduction to front and back swimming, and water safety. No ability requirement.
Advanced Beginners. Ages 3-8+. New swimmers who still need some assistance in the water and who can swim a minimum of 5 yards of the pool unassisted, but are still learning to master the fundamentals of freestyle and backstroke. Lessons will develop freestyle and backstroke and focus on side breathing, body position, kicking strength, head first diving and water safety.
Intermediate swimmers. Swimmers who DO NOT need assistance in the water and can swim a length of the pool unassisted, but are still learning to master the fundamentals of freestyle and backstroke. Lessons will continue to develop freestyle and backstroke technique, head first diving, water safety, as well as an introduction to breaststroke and butterfly.
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