Swim Club is an exciting 7-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 Supervisor 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.
To Register: Prerequisites for each level are designed to maintain quality instruction, optimizing the overall learning experience for each student. Incoming students schedule a FREE swim evaluation prior to registration to ensure proper lane placement.
Prerequisite: REQUIRED Swim evaluation
Required Equipment: Swim goggles, swim cap or neatly secured hair.
Prerequisite: Successfully complete the SRD Deep Water Swim Test and swim 25 yards backstroke, 10 yards breaststroke, 10 yards butterfly kick with proper stroke technique. Completion of SRD Level 2 or equivalent.
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!
Prerequisite: Successfully complete the SRD Deep Water Swim Test. Completion of SRD Level 3 or equivalent. Complete 25 yards of each Freestyle, Backstroke and Breaststroke, 10 yards of Butterfly, and open turns with proper stroke technique.
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.
Prerequisite: Successfully complete the SRD Deep Water Swim Test. Completion of SRD Level 4 or equivalent. Complete 50 yards Freestyle, Backstroke and Breaststroke, 25 yards of Butterfly and flip turns with proper stroke technique.
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).
Select students will be carefully chosen to be eligible for this advanced Level 6 and 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 fitness plan development, advanced safety and rescue skills including retrieving a brick from 9-feet of water (preparation for Lifeguard Course). Students will progress focusing on core, interval, endurance and speed training with a 1:8 coaching ratio.
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.
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