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Youth Swim Club

Swim Club

Swim Club is an exciting 5-Level aquatic program designed for students 6-15 years of age. Each swimmer will have the opportunity to work one on one with the SRD Aquatic Coordinators and SRD Staff while participating in a professional lap swim training program. Students will develop proper stroke technique, strengthen core muscles and improve endurance over the course of the sessions. For more information refer to SRD Swim Level Descriptions, individual objectives on SRD swim cards, or contact the SRD Main Office.

Beginner/Intermediate (Level 3 and above; Ages 6+)

Prerequisite: Successfully complete the SRD Deep Water Swim Test: 25 yards freestyle with side breathing, tread water and float for 1-minute each. Students must also complete 25 yards backstroke, 10 yards breaststroke and 10 yard butterfly kick with proper stroke technique. Completion of SRD Level 2 or equivalent. Please call SRD Main Office if this will be your first time taking this program before signing up.

Introduction to lap swim, detailed skill technique, swimming drills, starts, finishes and diving while building endurance in the water. If you are interested in joining a swim team this is a great start!

Intermediate (Level 4 and above; Ages 6+)

Prerequisite: Successfully complete the SRD Deep Water Swim Test. Completion of SRD Level 3 or equivalent. Complete 25yards of each Freestyle, Backstroke and Breaststroke, 15yards of dolphin kick, and open turns with proper stroke technique. Please call SRD Main Office if this will be your first time taking this program before signing up.

Learn techniques to improve water entry, transitions, strokes and speed in the water. Stroke technique goals include; strengthen and refine freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke, introduction to butterfly, and utilizing flip turns to continuously swim a minimum of 250 yards.

Advanced (Level 5, 6 & 7 and above; Ages 7+)

Prerequisite: Successfully complete the SRD Deep Water Swim Test. Completion of SRD Level 4 or equivalent. Complete 50 yards Freestyle, Backstroke and Breaststroke, 25yards of Butterfly and flip turns with proper stroke technique. Please call SRD Main Office if this will be your first time taking this program before signing up.

Levels 5, 6 and 7 are designed to advance swim technique, training, speed and endurance to a pre-professional level. Students will review all lower level skills including utilization of Personal Flotation Device (PFD). Water entry skill development includes stride jump, feet first surface dive, and board diving in tuck & pike position. Additional advance skill training in underwater swimming, butterfly stroke, backstroke flip turns, treading water for 5-minutes. Objectives include 500 yard continuous swim with turns, personal fitness plan development, advanced safety and rescue skills including retrieving a brick from 9-feet of water (preparation for Lifeguard Course).

Swim Club Select (Level 7 and above; Ages 11-18)

Select students will be carefully chosen to be eligible for this advanced Level 7 Swim Club Select optimizing their skill training in all strokes, underwater swimming, butterfly, backstroke flip turns, and treading water. Objectives include exceeding 500 yard continuous swim with turns, personal fitenss plan developments, advance safety and rescuse skills including retrieving a brick from 9-feet of water. Students will progress focusing on core, interval, endurance and speek training with a 1:8 coaching ratio.

Private and Semi-Private Swimming Lessons

Private and Semi-Private lessons are available upon request for Strawberry Residents and Pass holders ONLY. Please call the SRD office at (415) 383-6494 to speak with an Aquatics Coordinator about arranging for private or semi-private lessons.

Looking for a camp that includes swimming & sport lessons?

Try SRD’s Camp Strawberry! Camp Strawberry Registration begins Mid-January each year!