Swimming Lessons

Swimming Lessons

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As of September 2018, Dovercourt Boys and Girls Club will be switching from Lifesaving Society to Red Cross Swim. There will be different levels of swimming to consider, outlined below.

The Red Cross Swim operates on three pillars

  1. Swimming: Participants learn the five main swimming strokes (front crawl, back crawl, elementary back stroke, breast stroke, and sidestroke) and develop effective stroke techniques using logical progressions and proven teaching strategies.
  2. Skills and Water Safety: Based on our research, most drownings that occur are preventable incidents. Our skills and water safety knowledge components focus on self-rescue skills and safe behaviour to prevent injuries.
  3. Fitness: Each program level includes activities to build endurance and promote individual success while encouraging lifelong physical activity as part of a healthy lifestyle.

FALL 2018 SESSION DATES

Summer Session Swim Lessons
Saturdays  September 22 - December 1, 2018 
(No classes on October 6)
Sundays September 23 - December 2, 2018
(No classes on October 7)
Mondays September 24 - December 3, 2018
(No classes on October 8)
Tuesdays September 25 - November 27, 2018
Wednesdays September 26 - December 5, 2018 
(No classes on October 31) 
Thursdays September 27 - November 29, 2018

Holidays & Closures

  • Saturday, October 6
  • Sunday, October 7
  • Monday, October 8
  • Wednesday, October 31

Schedule

*Fall Swimming Lessons Schedule coming August 20th. 

Availability

Registration for Fall 2018 Swim Lessons begins on Monday, August 27 and ends on Saturday, September 8. Come to Dovercourt Clubhouse any time to register. 

Session Fees 

Program/Level Age Time & Ratio Fee
Star/Duck 4-12 months 30 mins
1:10
$110/10 weeks
Sea Turtle with Parent 24-36 months 30 mins
1:10
$110/10 weeks
Sea Turtle without parent 2-5 years 30 mins
1:4
$115/10 weeks
Daycare Lessons 2-4 years 30 mins
1:4
$115/10 weeks
Sea Otter, Salamander, Sunfish, Crocodile, Whale 3-6 years 30 mins
1:4
$115/10 weeks
Swim Kids 1,2,3,4 7+ 30 mins
1:6
$110/10 weeks
Swim Kids 5,6 7+ 45 mins
1:6
$110/10 weeks
Swim Kids 7,8,9,10 7+ 45 mins
1:8
$110/10 weeks
Private Lesson All Ages 30 mins
1:2
$275/10 weeks
Semi-Private All Ages 30 mins
1:2
$175/10 weeks
Fit -Stroke 10+ 45 mins
1:8
$110/10 weeks
Swim Team 8+  75 mins
1:12
$125/10 weeks
Canadian Swim Patrol 
(Rookie, Ranger, Star Patrol)
10+ 60 mins
1:10
$115/10 weeks
Bronze Star 11-13 yrs 90 mins
1:10
$140/10 Weeks


If you are interested in this program, please contact Eryn Platt - Pool Coordinator. 

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