Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons:
$30 Dollars for 10 Lessons (Member Rate only)
$50 Dollars for Non-Members
*If there is inclement weather for one lesson, it will not be made up.
If more than one day must be canceled, it will be made up. Please note, as this was a new policy effective in 2013.

Our goal is to provide quality lessons that promote swimming as a lifetime activity.
Last year, people were excited about the new structure that allowed us to use our most qualified instructors for every class. Reserve your child’s spot when you purchase your membership.
No refunds after the first class.

Time Schedule:

Morning (Beginner – Intermediate)   Evening:  (Beginner – Intermediate)       Morning Advanced

Polliwog I: 11:10 – 11:40 am Polliwog 1: 5:00 – 5:30 pm Turtle: 11:20 – 12:00 pm
Polliwog 2: 11:50 – 12:20 pm Polliwog 2: 5:40 – 6:10 pm Minnow: 12:10 – 12:50 pm
Polliwog 3: 12:30 – 1:00 pm Polliwog 3: 6:20 – 6:50 pm Porpoise/Whale: 1:00 – 1:40 pm


swim lessons


Swimming lessons are available to members 3 and older.
*Age is determined as of membership purchase date.

A child must be tested prior to registration if he/she has never had lessons at the Hilltop Swim Club.

Dates for lessons:

1st Session: June 16- June 27 (Mon. – Fri. for 2 weeks) *See note above about the weather
2nd Session: July 7 – July 18 (Mon. – Fri. for 2 weeks) *See note above about the weather

Beginner lessons:
Polliwog I: Polliwog II: Polliwog III:
The objective of this class is to get children that are afraid of the water to put their face in and float comfortably. The class focuses on developing the proper freestyle kick with a front float. The swimmers will need to sustain the front float and correct kick for at least 10 seconds. This class focuses on 10 good freestyle armstrokes, back float, frog dives and holding breath for at least 10 seconds.

Intermediate Lessons:
Turtle: Minnow:
Learn rhythmic breathing (does not have to be perfect until minnow)
Kicking on back
Changing direction
Jumping off boards and swimming to ropes

Swim 25 yards with good rhythmic breathing
25 yards of backstroke
Swim underwater 15 feet
Survival float for 2 minutes
Tread water for 30 seconds
Perfect dive
Swim elementary backstroke for 25 yards
Jump into the deep end and swim freestyle to the ropes, the change directions and come back on back.

Advanced Classes:
Porpoise: Whale:
Swim 25 yards of freestyle, backstroke, and elementary backstroke.
Correct armstrokes and kick for breaststroke (they do not have to coordinate properly).
Swim side stroke for 15 yards.
Tread water for 1 minute.
Swim underwater for half of the small pool.
5 minutes continuously around the inside of the ropes.

Swim 100 yards of freestyle, backstroke, and elementary backstroke.

Swim 50 yards of breaststroke and sidestroke.
Tread water for two minutes.
Swim breaststroke with proper coordination.
Survival float 5 minutes.
Jump into deep water, swim to the middle of the deep-end, tread for 2 minutes, swim to ropes, swim back to the wall.