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Private Pod Swim Lessons

Summer 2021 Private Lessons

We will once again be offering private outdoor swim lessons Summer 2021!  

You can now book your own “Private Pod Swim Lessons”, for up to 3 people maximum. This will consist of 5 x 30-minute lessons at the same time each day for the duration of one week (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday).   

All ages welcome 4 to 100 years old.

To maintain physical distancing guidelines, children under 5 years old must have a guardian/parent present in the pool during the lesson.

Changerooms will not be available. Please come in your swimsuits. Porta-potties available in the pool area.

RSC Olympic Way Levels –



• Jump from side with bubble on, unassisted
• Swim 12 m (1 width) with bubble on, forward swimming arms with directional control.
• Blow bubbles while swimming with bubble on.
• Swim 2 m unassisted (no jump), face in the water.
• Back float with head assistance



• Jump in, unassisted.
• Demonstrate a front and a back glide – push off the wall, body at surface.
• Swim 12 m unassisted with no bubble, face in water.
• Front float and back float, unassisted (5 seconds).



• Push off wall streamline with kick – 6 m.
• Swim Front Crawl – 12 m (1 width) with face in water and arms out, begin breathing to the side
• Endurance swim – 24 m continuously.
• Backstroke kick – 12 m (1 width) with head back and horizontal body position.
• Rolling floats (front to back, back to front).
• Retrieve item from bottom of pool.



• Submerged push off into streamline kick.
• Front Crawl – 25 m with breathing to the side, full arm extension and finished pull.
• Backstroke kick – 25 m horizontal body position, feet break surface of water.
• Backstroke – 12 m (1 width) with flat body position, straight arm recovery.



• Push off wall streamline position (back).
• Front crawl – 50 m bilateral breathing.
• Backstroke – 25 m continuous and alternating arms.
• Breaststroke kick – 25 m proper turnout of feet, forward propulsion



• Front Crawl – 50 m proper catch, pull, finish
• Backstroke – 50 m shoulder roll, steady kick
• Breaststroke – 50 m coordination of pull-breathe-kick-glide
• Introduction to starts



• Front Crawl – 75 m
• Backstroke – 75 m underwater arm action with catch-pull-finish
• Breaststroke – 75 m proper arm mechanics and timing
• Butterfly kick – 50 m legs together, full kick from hip
• Introduction to butterfly arms
• Introduction to flip turns



• Front Crawl – 100 m
• Backstroke – 100 m
• Breaststroke – 100 m
• Butterfly – 50 m proper arm mechanics and timing


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