Group Swimming Lessons for Kids

Kids' Swim Lessons near you in LA

The ideal lesson structure for children who are in the Floaters level or above.

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The SwimRight Method

Our Learn-to-Swim program features 8 levels in the SwimRight® Method that was developed by Lenny Krayzelburg and his staff
Level 1

Splashers

Objective:
To introduce the students to the pool environment and have them become familiar and comfortable in the water. To introduce assisted submersion, launch, back float, and roll to back float skills.
Level 2

Floaters

Result: Pass Survival Test 1
Objective:
To establish an unlimited comfort level while in a back float and to increase awareness in the water. To learn the independent back float with proper rotation and begin basic kicking. To pass survival test 1.
Level 3

Kickers

Result: Pass Survival Test 2
Objective:
To achieve complete independence and confidence in the water. To obtain awareness of the environment and the ability to move around the pool independently with correct body position and kicking. To pass survival test 2.
Level 4

Kickboarders

Objective:
Provide physical support designed to assist in learning drills that involve rotational skills and the use of arms while swimming. Solidify proper breathing techniques.
Level 5

Rollers

Objective:
To learn rotational drills while maintaining correct body position and proper kicking. To introduce arm stroke drills for freestyle and backstroke.
Level 6

Streamliners

Objective:
To further develop rotational drills in a streamline position while maintaining a proper kick. To master catch up stroke for freestyle and backstroke switch drill. To introduce kicking for breaststroke and butterfly.
Level 7

Freestylers

Objective:
To focus on correct breathing and body positioning for freestyle and backstroke. To further develop strong kicking for breaststroke and butterfly. To ensure swimmer no longer needs hands-on instruction.
Level 8

Gliders

Objective:
To solidify proper technique for full freestyle and backstroke. To continue to develop breaststroke and butterfly strokes through a series of drills. To introduce starts and turns.
Level 9

Flyers

Objective:
To swim full breaststroke and butterfly. To put into practice a series of advanced drills to further solidify great technique for all four strokes. To perform starts and turns.
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The Lenny K Way

"Our comprehensive, result driven SwimRight method emphasizes water safety as a foundation and proper body position techniques as the fundamental components of becoming water safer and learning to swim".
Sincerely yours, Lenny Krayzelburg

Testimonials

“My favorite part of that... is the people, and the coaches. They are so nice and wonderful... It's been a really good experience of being here!“

Nicole Ran

“I think it's important to teach our children to swim, because it teaches us resilience, it gives positive attitude. My son always loved swimming since he was a little baby, and we just love all the instructors!“

Julia Grant

Q&A

1. What is the best age to teach a kid how to swim, and is it possible to teach a child to swim at age 12?
The best age to start teaching a child to swim is usually around 4 to 6. However, if a child has not learned to swim by preschool age, it is still possible to teach them up to the age of 12, albeit with some differences. Younger children tend to be more receptive to learning and may progress more quickly, while older children may require additional patience and encouragement. Nevertheless, with the right approach and instruction, children of all ages can learn to swim effectively.
2. What is the easiest swimming technique for beginners?
The easiest swimming technique for beginners is often considered to be the doggy paddle or front crawl. This stroke involves simple arm and leg movements that mimic a dog's paddling motion, making it easier for beginners to grasp and execute.
3. How do I teach my 6 year old to swim?
When teaching a 6-year-old to swim, it's important to create a supportive and encouraging environment. Start with basic water safety skills, such as floating and kicking, before gradually introducing stroke techniques like freestyle and backstroke. Keep lessons fun and engaging to maintain your child's interest and confidence in the water.
4. What should my kid know by age 6?
By age 6, children should have a basic understanding of water safety rules, such as never swimming alone and always asking permission before entering the water. They should also be able to float on their back, kick with a kickboard, and swim short distances using a simple stroke like freestyle or backstroke.
5. How do you teach a kid to swim who is afraid of water?
Teaching a child who is afraid of water requires patience, understanding, and gradual exposure. Begin by introducing your child to the water in a gentle and supportive manner, focusing on building trust and confidence. Use fun games and activities to make swimming lessons enjoyable and help your child overcome their fear gradually. Encourage them to progress at their own pace and celebrate their achievements along the way.

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