GROUP LESSONS & SWIM TEAM PREP

SESSIONS:

1: Sept 11-Oct 24 (7 wks)

2: Oct 30-Dec 18 (7 wks) - off Nov 27-28

3: Jan 8-Feb 26 (8 wks)

4: Mar 5-Apr 30 (7 wks) - off Apr 2-10

SWIM AMERICA IS THE NATION'S LEADING TECHNIQUE-ORIENTED SWIM SCHOOL AND LOUISVILLE'S #1 SWIM SCHOOL

 Our mission is to teach swimmers of all ages and levels the proper technique to enhance efficiency, endurance, speed, fun and lifelong success in swimming. Each level has a well-defined skill. When a swimmer masters that specific skill, he or she is ready to move on to the next level.

BLAIRWOOD SWIM AMERICA COACHES

All Blairwood Coaches are certified by the American Swim Coaches Association.

JIM LUEBBE - Aquatics Director, 2019 National HS Coach of the Year, 8x HS State Champ Coach, PanAm Masters Champion, Sacred Heart Academy Hall of Fame

TITO SOLANO - Fina Masters World Champion

JUAN LOPEZ - NCAA Big East Conference Champion

EMILY KRING - LSA D1 Champ Coach

MHYRIA MILLER - NCAA Finalist

CLAY WILLIAMS - LSA D1 Champ Coach

MIRKO CHAVEZ - Bolivian National Team, Triton USA Coach

MERRI SCHMITT - NCAA D1 Swimmer

KAELYN BURRIS - ASCA Level 2 Coach

GROUP LESSONS - LEVEL 1

AGES 3 & UP

BUBBLES & FLOATS - 30 minutes

Prerequisite: Swimmer must be able to get in the water assisted by coach without parent.

 

Requirements:

Goals: 5 relaxed bobs, 3-second bubbles, 5-second float, 10-second back float

FEES:

7-week Sessions: $175/Member, $210/Non-Member

8-week Sessions: $200/Member, $225/Non-Member

LEVEL 1

Bubbles & Floats

Saturday 9:00am-9:30am

Saturday 9:30am-10:00am

Saturday 10:00am-10:30am

Saturday 10:30am-11:00am

Saturday 11:00am-11:30am

Saturday 11:30am-12:00pm

Saturday 12:00pm-12:30pm

GROUP LESSONS - LEVEL 2

AGES 3 & UP

Glides & Kicks - 30 minutes

Prerequisite: 5 bobs, front & back float

 

Requirements:

Goals: Front/back glide on streamline & roll, 1 length front kick with kick board, 1 length back kick hugging kick board

FEES:

7-week Sessions: $175/Member, $210/Non-Member

8-week Sessions: $200/Member, $225/Non-Member

LEVEL 2

Glides & Kicks

Saturday 9:00am-9:30am

Saturday 9:30am-10:00am

Saturday 10:00am-10:30am

Saturday 10:30am-11:00am

Saturday 11:00am-11:30am

Saturday 11:30am-12:00pm

Saturday 12:00pm-12:30pm

Saturday 12:30pm-1:00pm

GROUP LESSONS - LEVEL 3

Crawl Stroke- 30 minutes

Prerequisite: front glide & roll, back glide & roll, 1 length front kick, 1 length back kick

Goals: 1 lap side kick, 1 lap 3 arms stroke & roll, kick/arms/bubbles at the same time

 

FEES:

7-week Sessions: $175/Member, $210/Non-Member

8-week Sessions: $200/Member, $225/Non-Member

LEVEL 3

Crawl Stroke

Saturday 9:00am-9:30am

Saturday 9:30am-10:00am

Saturday 10:00am-10:30am

Saturday 10:30am-11:00am

Saturday 11:00am-11:30am

Saturday 11:30am-12:00pm

Saturday 12:00pm-12:30pm

Saturday 12:30pm-1:00pm

GROUP LESSONS - LEVELS 4-5

Freestyle​

Prerequisites: 1 length side kick, 1 length 3 arm strokes & roll, arms + kick + breathing at same time. Goals: 1 lap freestyle swim, breathing every 3 arms, under 1 minute

 

Backstroke

Prerequisites: 1 length freestyle swim under 1 minute

Goals: 1 lap backstroke swim, not stopping, under 1 minute

 

FEES:

7-week Sessions: $175/Member, $210/Non-Member

8-week Sessions: $200/Member, $225/Non-Member

LEVELS 4-5

Freestyle & Backstroke

Saturday 9:00am-9:30am

Saturday 9:30am-10:00am

Saturday 10:00am-10:30am

Saturday 10:30am-11:00am

Saturday 11:00am-11:30am

Saturday 11:30am-12:00pm

Saturday 12:00pm-12:30pm

Saturday 12:30pm-1:00pm

SWIM TEAM PREP - AGES 6 TO 9

60 minutes

Prerequisites:
Must be able to do 1 length freestyle and 1 length backstroke proficiently

Goals: 1 Length of legal breaststroke and butterfly, demonstration of swim team practice protocol, completion of the 50 freestyle, performance of a race start, performance of a proficient streamline

Skills to be learned:

BREAST
-Kick-heels pointed up, squeeze legs together
-Arms
-Sequence-pull, kick, glide

BUTTERFLY
-Kick-legs together, dolphin kick
-Arms

Streamline position for dives, push-offs, and turns

Race start for all 4 strokes

Endurance swims to increase stamina

Push offs from the wall for training sets

7-WK SESSION FEES:

1 DAY/WEEK: $190/Member, $225/Non-Member

2 DAYS/WEEK: $320/Member, $365/Non-Member

(If you wish to sign up for 2 days/week, you must contact Swim Office to register for 2nd day)

SWIM TEAM PREP AGES 6 TO 9

Saturday 11:00am-12:00pm

Sunday 2:00pm-3:00pm

OPTION for 2 days per week (must contact Swim Office to enroll in 2 days)

SWIM TEAM PREP - AGES 10+

60 minutes

1 hr class

Prerequisites:
Must be able to do 1 length freestyle and 1 length backstroke proficiently

Goals: 1 Length of legal breaststroke and butterfly, demonstration of swim team practice protocol, completion of the 50 freestyle, performance of a race start, performance of a proficient streamline

Skills to be learned:

BREAST
-Kick-heels pointed up, squeeze legs together
-Arms
-Sequence-pull, kick, glide

BUTTERFLY
-Kick-legs together, dolphin kick
-Arms

Streamline position for dives, push-offs, and turns

Race start for all 4 strokes

Endurance swims to increase stamina

Push offs from the wall for training sets

7-WK SESSION FEES:

1 DAY/WEEK: $190/Member, $225/Non-Member

2 DAYS/WEEK: $320/Member, $365/Non-Member

(If you wish to sign up for 2 days/week, you must contact Swim Office to register for 2nd day)

SWIM TEAM PREP AGES 10+

Saturday 12:00pm-1:00pm

Sunday 3:00pm-4:00pm

OPTION for 2 days per week (must contact Swim Office to enroll in 2 days)