Group Swim Instruction


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Please contact Victoria Klein at vklein@tompsc.com or call 843-884-2528


Group Instruction



The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department offers all different levels of group instruction for infants to adults to learn to swim.

Please find our swim lesson schedule along with all our other Aquatic Activities here in our In Motion Magazine!


Group Swim Lessons


All ages listed below are participation guidelines. Participants should also be placed according to ability. All participants must pass a swim and safety benchmark before advancing to the next level. 


  • Star Babies: (6 months - 3 yrs)

    • The following skills will be covered in this class - Water entry and exit; Safety in and around the water; Water adjustment and acclimation; Basic swimming movements (kicking and blowing bubbles); Breath control
    • Cost:
      • $35 Resident / $50 Non - Resident 
      • Includes  30 minute lessons/ 1 instructor per class/ 1 parent per child 
  • Star Tots: (3 - 4 yrs only) 

    • The following skills will be covered in this class -  Water entry and exit; Safety in and around the water; Basic swimming movement (kicking, blowing bubbles, paddling); Breath control; Some independent swimming
    • Cost:
      • $35 Resident / $50 Non - Resident 
      • Includes four 30 minute lessons (Saturdays) 
      • Includes six 30 minute lessons (Weekdays)
  • Beginner: (5+yrs) White/Red Stage
    • The following skills will be covered in this class - Develop trust; Comfortable getting head, ears, eyes wet; Submersion; Breath holding
    • Cost:

      • $40 Resident / $55 Non - Resident 
      • Includes four 45 minute lessons (Saturdays) 
      • Includes six 30 minute lessons (Weekdays)
  • Intermediate: (5+yrs) Yellow Stage 
    • The following skills will be covered in this class - Front and back floats; Front and back streamline positions; Forward movement and direction change
    • Cost:

      • $40 Resident / $55 Non - Resident 
      • Includes four 45 minute lessons (Saturdays) 
      • Includes six 30 minute lessons (Weekdays)
  • Advanced: (5+yrs) Blue/Green Stage
    • The following skills will be covered in this class - Treading water; Survival float; Diving; Submersion with side glide recovery; Side glide with 1-2-3 breath pattern
    • Cost:

      • $40 Resident / $55 Non - Resident
      • Includes four 45 minute lessons (Saturdays)
      • Includes six 30 minute lessons (Weekdays)

  • Stroke School: (5+yrs) Must Pass Advanced Swim School First 
    • The following skills will be covered in this class - Learn all four competitive swim strokes (Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke, Freestyle)
    • Cost:

      • $50 Resident / $80 Non - Resident 
      • Includes four 60 minute lessons (Saturday)
      • Includes six 45 minute lessons (Weekday)

  • Adult Learn to Swim: (13+yrs) Beginning Swimmer / Intermediate Swimmer
    • ​It's never to late to learn how to swim - take a group swim lessons with other adults with similar abilities 
    • Cost:

      • $50 Resident / $80 Non - Resident 
      • Includes four 60 minute lessons (Saturday Only) 

Questions?

Contact Aquatics Recreation Specialist Victoria Klein, by phone at (843) 884-2528 ext. 114 or by email at vklein@tompsc.com