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Swim Lessons

Online Registration

Online Registration

We are working to develop quality programs that fit the needs of our evolving community and adapt to the growing sport of swimming. Please call (252) 329-4041 with any questions or suggestions, including adaptive or Spanish accommodations. We will conduct placement tests upon request.

Guppy I

Ages 6 Months to 3 Years

This class introduces children and parents to the aquatic environment. The goal of this class is to help parents to be able to keep small children safe in and around water. Babies in diapers must wear rubber pants over their diapers or “Little Swimmer” specialty diapers. Parents/guardians are in the water with child for all class sessions.

Pre-requisites: None

Need to know: Adult in water throughout classes

Summer
101021.07**
Mondays - Thursdays
July 13 - July 23
12:45 PM - 1:15 PM
101021.08**
Mondays - Thursdays
July 27 - August 6
12:45 PM - 1:15 PM

Fee: $60; Discounted Greenville Resident: $40

** At Greenville Community Pool

Guppy II

Ages 2 to 4

Still focused on safety, this class also helps students learn to become more independent in the water. Classes will start with parents in the water until swimmers and parents are comfortable with parent’s transitioning out of the water.

Pre-requisites: Guppy I or Age 2

Need to know: Adult in water during classes

Summer
101022.07**
Mondays - Thursdays
July 13 - July 23
12:45 PM - 1:15 PM
101022.08**
Mondays - Thursdays
July 27 - August 6
12:45 PM - 1:15 PM

Fee: $60; Discounted Greenville Resident: $40

** At Greenville Community Pool

Guppy III

Ages 2 to 5

In this class we emphasize safety through daily safety topics, flotation and kicking. Classes will also begin to learn basic swim mechanics to be able to move independently in the water. Small classes are emphasized so participants have ample practice time and instructor attention.  Students that have successfully passed Guppy III may move up to Jellyfish with instructor permission.

Pre-requisites: Guppy 2 or age 3

Need to know:   Adult in water during classes

Summer
101023.07**
Mondays - Thursdays
July 13 - July 23
12:45 PM - 1:15 PM
101023.08**
Mondays - Thursdays
July 27 - August 6
12:45 PM - 1:15 PM

Fee: $60; Discounted Greenville Resident: $40

** At Greenville Community Pool

Jellyfish I- Non-swimmer

Ages: 5–9

 Swimmers are taught basic water safety skills such as floating, entering and exiting the pool. Swimmers will begin to learn swimming mechanics of breathing, kicking and arm pulls. The goal at this level is to be able to jump in the pool, recover, swim to the edge and exit independently.

Pre-requisites: Age 5 or Guppy 3

Need to know:  Swimmers can bring goggles but may be asked to do some skills without them.

Summer
101024.09**
Mondays - Thursdays
July 13 - July 23
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
101021.10**
Mondays - Thursdays
July 13 - July 23
12:45 PM - 1:15 PM
101024.11**
Mondays - Thursdays
July 27 - August 6
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
101021.12**
Mondays - Thursdays
July 27 - August 6
12:45 PM - 1:15 PM

Fee: $60; Discounted Greenville Resident: $40

** At Greenville Community Pool

Jellyfish II - Beginner

Ages: 5-9

Swimmers are taught freestyle, backstroke, jumping, underwater skills, directional changes, treading water and daily safety topics. The goal at this level is to be able to swim 25 yards proficiently. Students should be able to jump in the pool, recover, swim to the edge and exit independently at the beginning of class.

Pre-requisites: Jellyfish 1 or swim 5 yards unassisted

Need to know:  Swimmers can bring goggles but may be asked to do some skills without them.

Summer
101026.07
Mondays - Thursdays
July 13 - July 23
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
101026.08
Mondays - Thursdays
July 27 - August 6
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

For intermediate and advanced youth classes click on Swim Clubs button.

Fee: $60; Discounted Greenville Resident: $40

** At Greenville Community Pool

Young Adult

Ages: 10-15

Specifically for teens from beginners to intermediate. Teens will learn at their own pace in an environment that is fun and safe. Includes swim strokes, swimming for fitness and water activities.

Pre-requisites: Age 10 -15

Need to know:  Class is at a faster pace than Jellyfish

Classes temporarily merged with Adult Beginners. 

Adults

Ages: 16 & up

Beginner

Instructors teach basic skills in a logical progression allowing for maximum practice time. Safety, body control and ability in the water are emphasized to help swimmers meet goals. No entry requirement.

Greenville Aquatics & Fitness Center

Spring & Summer
102031.05**
Mondays - Thursdays
July 13 - July 23
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
102031.06**
Mondays - Thursdays
July 27 - August 6
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Fee: $60; Discounted Greenville Resident: $40

** At Greenville Community Pool

Private Swim Lessons

There are many reasons why Private Swim Lessons may be best for you or your child: hectic schedule, skill plateau, upcoming events, or just the preference for one-on-one instruction. Whatever the reason, our Swim Instructors can set up an efficient and comfortable plan for you. Most lessons are 30 minutes in length but can be extended depending on swimmer skill, endurance, and age.

All ages

By appointment only.

Currently only offer at the Greenville Aquatic & Fitness Center. Please note slight price changes and 1/2 hour individual offerings at this time. 

Call 252.329.4041 for more information.

Greenville Aquatics & Fitness Center
Individual

Fee Per ½ Hour: $27


Discounted Greenville Resident: $18 GAFC Member: $15


Online Registration

Online ±Registration

SWIM CLUBS

Intermediate - Dolphins

Ages: 5-15

Participants are taught endurance, stroke development and safety. This level is intended for those wishing to pursue competitive swimming or swimming for fitness. Swimmers should be able to swim 25 yards proficient freestyle before the first day of class.  Exit skills include 100 yards proficient freestyle and backstroke, 50 yards proficient breaststroke and 15 yards butterfly.

Pre-requisites: Jellyfish 2 or swim 25 yards unassisted

Need to know:  Swimmers should have goggles and keep long hair off face, classes will be divided into lanes based on ability

Greenville Aquatic & Fitness Center

Spring & Summer
101027.07**
Mondays - Thursdays
July 13 - July 23
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
101027.08**
Mondays - Thursdays
July 27 - August 6
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

Fee: $60; Discounted Greenville Resident: $40

** At Greenville Community Pool

Advanced - SharksBackStroke

Ages: 5-15

Designed for advanced swimmers, Sharks focuses on technique and endurance to prepare for competitive swimming or swimming for fitness. Practices more frequently than other classes.

There are no available sessions at this time.  Stay tuned for future Fall/Winter updates.

Greenville Aquatic & Fitness Center

Fee: $60; Discounted Greenville Resident: $40

Ages: 16 & Up

Swim for Fitness participants will train with a coach to improve endurance, stroke technique and efficiency. Intended for competitive swimming or swimming for fitness. Should be able to swim 50 yards freestyle and swim 25 yards of one additional stroke.

There are no available sessions at this time.  Stay tuned for future Fall/Winter updates.

Greenville Aquatic & Fitness Center

Fee: $60; Discounted Greenville Resident: $40

Swim Challenge

Do you have the endurance, skill, and determination to go the distance? Greenville Aquatics & Fitness Center is hosting a year-round distance swim challenge. Participants can sign up at any time during 2020!

This program is temporarily suspended due to reduced pool capacity. 

Now with 3 Goals and Rewards

  • 50 mile swim to New Bern- Swim Cap
  • 100 mile swim to Topsail Beach- T-shirt
  • 200 mile swim to Ocracoke- 1 month GAFC individual membership

Log your distance (in yards) in the log book on the lifeguard stand. Results updated and posted monthly. Laps must be completed at the Greenville Aquatic & Fitness Center between January 2nd, and December 31st, .  Free for members; sign up at Greenville Aquatic & Fitness Center.

72 lengths of the pool or 36 laps = 1 mile