swim lessons

 
Group Swim Lessons:  8 Sessions $150, 4 Sessions $75
Parent & Tot: $15/session
Private Swim Lessons: $50/session
All Sessions are 30 minutes, prior registration is required.  To register please click here

Parent & Tot Class

Infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through fun and confidence building activities.  Parent learn about water safety, drowning prevention and the importance of supervision.

Activities

  • Blowing bubbles on surface of water
  • Kicking
  • Arms
  • Songs
  • Ways to hold your child in the water

Level 1

Level 1 classes are introductory classes designed for children without additional parent/guardian assistance. Children learn personal water safety and achieve the basic swimming competency by learning benchmark skills.

skills and activities

  • Bob to submerge in the water
  • Front and back float with glide with help
  • Kicks
  • Arms
  • Elementary back
  • Front Crawl
  • Jumps

Level 2

Children will continue to work on bubbles, kicking, arms front and back, rolling from back to front and front to back with help, and treading water.  Level 2 focuses on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water.

skills and activities

All of Level 1 skills plus

  • Rollover from back to front and front to back
  • Tread for 5-10 seconds
  • Retrieve an object underwater

Level 3

Level 3 classes focus on better breath control and gaining more independence and endurance in the water. Students will learn additional water-safety skills and build stroke technique.

skills and activities

All of Level 2 skills plus

  • Streamline off the wall
  • Sidebreathing freestyle
  • Back Crawl (backstroke, 15 yards)
  • Breaststroke kick
  • Dolphin kick
  • Dive from sitting, kneeling and compact positions 
  • Tread water for 10-15 seconds

Level 4

Level 4 focuses on stroke technique while teaching all competitive strokes, standing dives, and flip turns. 

skills and activities

All of Level 3 skills plus

  • Swim freestyle, 25 yards
  • Swim backstroke, 25 yards
  • Swim breaststroke, 25 yards
  • Swim butterfly, 25 yards
  • Swim sidestroke or elementary backstroke, 25 yards
  • Swim any combination of strokes, 50 yards
  • Dive from standing position
  • Tread water, 1 minute

Meet our Swim Lesson Coordinator Sarah!

Sarah Brady

 Sarah Brady was born and raised here in Sonoma.    Her love for the water started at a really young age; growing up swimming on the Sea Dragons swim team and the SVHS swim team, as well as playing water polo in high school. 

Sarah has been teaching swim lessons to the kids in this valley for the last 25 years, and she’ll tell you “I can honestly say that I love my job.  I am honored to be the Swim Lesson Coordinator and an Instructor for Sonoma Splash and to have this opportunity to continue working with the community in these beautiful pools.” 

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Christmas Eve - Close at 1:00pm

Christmas Day - Closed

Dec 26 - Open at 8am

New Years Eve - Close at 2pm

New Years Day - Closed

 

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Pool Pass Purchase Steps 

STEP 1: Click on the blue “Create an Account” button and create an account

 

To purchase a pool pass, click the REGISTER button below then follow these four steps: 

STEP 2: Click on "Register for Passes & Lessons!"

 

STEP 3: Under FILTERS, click on "Programs Groups", then check the "Passes" box

 

STEP 4: Add your preferred pass to your cart and checkout.

 

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