Lessons By Age Group
Swimming is an important life skill that all children should learn early on. There are so many benefits to learning to swim here on Samp Mortar Lake. Not only is it great for their health, but it could one day save their life.
Swim lessons signup day is June 18th, 2022 at Beach 1 from 10 a.m. to noon.
SWIM LESSONS – June 27th – August 3rd
(All classes are limited to 10 students per class)
Week Day Lessons – Evenings 6-7:30 pm
Session 1: Monday & Wednesday June 27 - July 6
Session 2: Monday & Wednesday July 11 – July 20
Session 3: Monday & Wednesday July 25 - August 3
Fee: Member - $30 per session Fee: Non – Member - $ 60
(remember beaches are closed to non-participants during swim lessons)
If you have any questions or are interested in private lessons, please contact Peg Fitzpatrick (203) 767-4747 Email Peg@ thehomefitz.com
Swim Lesson Levels
Level 1: Beginner
Non-swimmers. Must be at least 3 years of age. Children frightened of the water should be in this group.
Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills
Early ability to dog paddle and able to hold breath and fully submerge head.
Level 3: Stroke Development
Must have graduated from Level 2 and know a few basic swimming skills. Will learn personal safety skills, basic crawl stroke and endurance.
Level 4: Stroke Improvement
Ability to crawl stroke 20 yards and comfortable in deep water. Will learn rotary breathing. Back crawl, survival stroke and safety skills.
Level 5: Stroke refinement
Possesses good crawl stroke and elementary backstroke. Ability to jump and dive into deep water. Will learn all strokes at this level.