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Evening Spring Swim at Elite

Four-week sessions meet biweekly for 4 years & up.


Drawing of young boy floating in water Each spring, Elite provides a biweekly, four-week, evening swim classes to meet the needs of children 4 years & up that's geared toward the beginner through the advanced-beginner swimmer.

Each course is designed to meet four objectives. First, we emphasize the necessity of safety in and around the pool. Second, we focus on cardiovascular fitness and strength. Our third objective is to teach fundamental swimming skills as a foundation for further development. And our fourth goal, encourage enthusiasm about recreational swimming; allowing each child to work at a comfortable pace, ensuring safe and confident swimmers.

Our pool, 28' x 16' and 2½' to 3½' in depth, is designed to accommodate children, and our water temperature is set at a comfortable 88°F to create a safe and secure atmosphere for your child to learn. See our spring swimming schedule below or call us at 973 423-4040.

Spring Night Swim Classes

Class Descriptions

Frog (3 - 4 yrs.; Beginner)

This program is a structured class that reinforces the basic skills learned in prior levels. As locomotive skills improve, instructors introduce more advanced skills. Class includes: bobbing, steamboat, underwater swim, treading water, turning over, and a review of the previously learned skills.

Minnow (4 yrs. & up; Beginner)

These classes are designed to gradually build up the child's basic swimming ability. Children are introduced to progressively harder skill levels as they improve. Instruction includes: crawl stroke, breaststroke (arms), treading water (changing direction), underwater swim (retrieve object from bottom of pool), jumping in (swim to side), and a review of previously learned skills.

Eel (4 yrs. & up; Prerequisite: Underwater Swim)

Classes are designed to build upon the skills that the child has already developed. Children continue to advance to progressively harder skill levels as they improve. Instruction includes: crawl stroke, breaststroke (arms), treading water (changing direction), underwater swim (retrieve object from bottom of pool), jumping in (swim to side), and a review of previously learned skills.

Fish (4 yrs. & up; Prerequisite: Crawl Stroke Test)

A more advanced class, children should be able to do the front crawl. Class is structured to introduce more advanced swim strokes: front crawl (with breathing), breaststroke, scissors kick, and sidestroke (arms). We also review the basics and emphasize safety.