One of only Two 50 metre pools in Atlantic Canada

Swimming Lessons

About The Swim for Life Program:

We offer classes for infants to 18 years of age! Classes run for 8 weeks at 30minutes per lesson. For more information about Swim for Life visit the Lifesaving Society website . HST Is not charged for participants under 18 years of age. Course description and prices are below

We are not doing any new registration for swimming lessons at this time. Dates and information on future programs will be posted here as they become available. 


 

Class Details & Prices:

Parent & Tot 1 & 2

Description:

For parents and children up to 3 years of age. Spend quality time with your child while you both have fun and learn and socialize. Through structured in-water interaction between parent and child, we stress the importance of play in developing water-positive attitudes and skills. Certified instructors provide guidance and answers to your questions.

Cost: $50

Prerequisites: N/A

Preschool 1 & 2

Description:

In our preschool progressions we work to ensure 2-5 year-olds become comfortable in the water and have fun developing a foundation of water skills.

Cost: $50

Prerequisites: N/A

Swimmer 1

Description:

These beginning swimmers will work on safe entries, exits and moving through the water. When they are ready they’ll do floats, glides and kicking on their fronts and backs without assistance. They’ll explore jumping into deeper water and treading with their lifejackets on.

Cost: $55

Prerequisites: N/A

Swimmer 2

Description:

These children will be able to jump or side roll into deep water, tread water, and swim (10 -15m) using either front crawl or back crawl. They’ll try vertical whip kick and begin to work on their endurance level by stepping into the world of fitness and interval training.

Cost: $55

Prerequisites: Swimmer 1

Swimmer 3

Description:

These swimmers will dive and do forward rolls into deep water. Watch them learn handstands and front somersaults underwater. They’ll work on their front crawl, back crawl and whip kick over short distance and add some interval training to their practice. By the end they’ll be able to meet the swim to survive standard: roll into deep water, tread 1 minute, and swim 50m.

Cost: $55

Prerequisites: Swimmer 2

Swimmer 4

Description:

These swimmers will swim further with their front crawl and back crawl. They’ll get introduced to breast stroke arm drills, underwater swims, and front crawl sprints. Interval training will add to their fitness level.
Cost: $55

Prerequisites: Swimmer 3

Swimmer 5

Description:

These swimmers will try egg beater kick, head up front crawl, shallow dives. Just for fun tuck jumps and backward somersaults. They’ll easily go the distance with a strong front crawl and back crawl and breast stroke.

Cost: $55

Prerequisites: Swimmer 4

Swimmer 6

Description:

These swimmers will master egg beater and scissor kicks, front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl. With the interval training and sprint racing drills they’ll be ready to complete the 300m swim endurance workout. And just for fun they’ll try stride jumps and compact jumps

Cost: $55

Prerequisites: Swimmer 5