Swim Lessons

All swim lessons are open enrollment! Sign up anytime online at www.bhrec.org.

Contact the Aquatics Manager, Ursula Drinko at UDrinko@broadview-heights.org with any questions.

Fees: Member $50, Non Member $60

 

Infant/Toddler/Preschool

Starfish, Seahorse, Redfish, Orangefish

Ages 6 Months to 4 Years

Starfish 

Ages 6 to 18 months. The Starfish class is for children who are and have no water experience. The goals of Starfish are to provide experiences and activities for parents and children to: Learn how to enter and exit the water in a safe manner, feel comfortable in the water, submerge, explore buoyancy in a front and back position, and change body position in the water. Parents must be in the water with the child.

Class Day(s)Dates TimeRegistration Date
Sat9/10-10/159:10am-9:40am8/22 @9am
Sat10/29-12/10*9:10am-9:40am10/15 @1:30pm
Sat1/7-2/119:10am-9:40am12/19 @9am
Sat2/25-4/19:10am-9:40am2/11 @1:30pm

*No Class 11/26

Seahorse

Ages 18 to 36 months. The Seahorse class builds upon the skills learned in Starfish. The goals of the class are to learn how to enter and exit the water in a safe manner, feel comfortable in the water, submerge in a rhythmic pattern, explore buoyancy in a front and back position, and experience combined stroke on front and back.  Parents must be in the water with the child.

Class Day(s)Dates TimeRegistration Date
Sat9/10-10/158:30am-9:00am8/22 @9am
Sat10/29-12/10*8:30am-9:00am10/15 @1:30pm
Sat1/7-2/118:30am-9:40am12/19 @9am
Sat2/25-4/18:30am09:40am2/11 @1:30pm

*No Class 11/26

Redfish

Ages 3-4.99 years old. This level promotes water safety and swimming readiness. Floating, blowing bubbles, acclimation to the water as well as socialization skills. They will be introduced to submerging their faces, retrieving objects, arm action for treading water and rolling over from front to back.  Parents DO NOT enter the water. 

Fall 2022

Class Day(s)Dates TimeRegistration Date
T/Th9/13-9/295:50pm-6:20pm8/22 @9am
Sat9/10-10/159:50am-10:20am8/22 @9am
Sat9/10-10/1511:50am-12:20p8/22 @9am
T/Th10/4-10/204:30pm-5:00pm9/29 @8pm
Sat10/29-12/10*8:30am-9:00am10/15 @1:30pm
Sat10/29-12/10*9:50am-10:20am10/15 @1:30pm
Sat10/29-12/10*11:50am-12:20pm10/15 @1:30pm
T/Th11/1-11/174:30pm-5:00pm10/20 @8pm
T/Th11/29-12/154:30pm-5:00pm11/17 @8pm

*No Class 11/26  

Winter 2023

Class Day(s)Dates TimeRegistration Date
Sat1/7-2/119:50am-10:20am12/19 @9am
Sat1/7-2/1110:30am-11:00am12/19 @9am
Sat1/7-2/1111:50am-12:20pm12/19 @9am
T/Th1/10-1/264:30pm-5:00pm12/19@9am
T/Th2/7-2/234:30pm-5:00pm1/26 @8pm
T/Th2/7-2/236:30pm-7:00pm1/26 @8pm
Sat2/25-4/19:50am-10:20am2/11 @1:30pm
Sat2/25-4/111:50am-12:20pm2/11 @1:30pm
T/Th3/7-3/235:10pm-5:40pm2/23 @8pm

Orangefish

Ages 3-4.99 years old. Before entering this class, children must be able to float on their front and back for 5 seconds unassisted.  This level will help the child be more comfortable in the water and gain independence with new water skills.  They will learn front and back glides, arm/leg action for treading water and combined arm and leg action on their front and back.  Student must be comfortable in deep water as part of the class will be taught in the deep end.  

Class Day(s)Dates TimeRegistration Date
T/Th9/13-9/295:10pm-5:40pm8/22 @9am
Sat9/10-10/1511:50am-12:20pm8/22 @9am
T/Th10/4-10/205:50pm-6:20pm9/29 @8pm
Sat10/29-12/10*10:30am-11:00am10/15 @1:30pm
T/Th11/1-11/175:10pm-5:40pm10/20 @8pm
T/Th11/29-12/155:50pm-6:20pm11/17 @8pm
T/Th1/10-1/265:10pm-5:40pm12/19 @9am
T/Th2/7-2/235:50pm-6:20pm1/26 @8pm
T/Th3/7-3/235:50pm-6:20pm2/23 @8pm
Sat1/7-2/1111:50am-12:20pm12/19 @9am
Sat2/25-4/110:30am-11:00am2/11 @1:30pm

*No Class 11/26

Winter 2023

Class Day(s)Dates TimeRegistration Date
Sat1/7-2/1111:50am-12:20pm12/19 @9am
T/Th1/10-1/265:10pm-5:40pm12/19 @9am
T/Th2/7-2/235:50pm-6:20pm1/26 @8pm
Sat2/25-4/110:30am-11:00am2/11 @1:30pm
T/Th3/7-3/235:50pm-6:20pm2/23 @8pm

Intermediate Swimming Courses

Minnows, Otters, Sharks, Whales & Stroke Refinement

Ages 5+

Minnows

The students learn to float on their front and back unassisted, work on face submersion, and be introduced to proper arm/leg movement for treading water. Learn front and back crawl basics, kicking, and improve skills and coordination. Students must be comfortable in deep water to pass the class. 

Fall Classes 2022

Class Day(s)Dates TimeRegistration Date
T/Th9/13-9/295:50pm-6:20pm8/22 @9am
T/Th9/13-9/296:30pm-7:00pm8/22 @9am
Sat9/10-10/158:30am-9:00am8/22 @9am
Sat9/10-10/1510:30am-11:00am8/22 @9am
Sat9/10-10/1511:10am-11:40am8/22 @9am
T/Th10/4-10/204:30pm-5:00pm9/29 @8pm
T/Th10/4-10/206:30pm-7:00pm9/29 @8pm
Sat10/29-12/10*9:10am-9:40am10/15 @1:30pm
Sat10/29-12/10*11:10am-11:40am10/15 @1:30pm
Sat10/29-12/10*11:50am-12:20pm10/15 @1:30pm
T/Th11/1-11/175:50pm-6:20pm10/20 @8pm
T/Th11/1-11/176:30pm-7:00pm10/20 @8pm
T/Th11/29-12/154:30pm-5:00pm11/17 @8pm
T/Th11/29-12/156:30pm-7:00pm11/17 @8pm

*No Class 11/26

Winter Classes 2023

Class Day(s)Dates TimeRegistration Date
Sat1/7-2/118:30am-9:00am12/19 @9am
Sat1/7-2/1111:10am-11:40am12/19 @9am
T/Th1/10-1/265:50pm-6:20pm12/19 @9am
T/Th1/10-1/266:30pm-7:00pm12/19 @9am
T/H2/7-2/235:10pm-5:40pm1/26 @8pm
Sat2/25-4/18:30am-9:00am2/11 @1:30pm
Sat2/25-4/111:10am-11:40am2/11 @1:30pm
Sat2/25-4/111:50am-12:20pm2/11 @1:30pm
T/Th3/7-3/234:30pm-5:00pm2/23 @8pm
T/Th3/7-3/236:30pm-7:00pm2/23 @8pm


Otters

Students will begin to build up endurance in their front and back crawl.  To pass out of this course, they must be able to swim the width of the pool doing both front and back crawl with some ease along with rhythmic breathing. Child should be comfortable in the deep water.  They will be learning elementary backstroke. 

Fall 2022

Class Day(s)Dates TimeRegistration Date
T/Th9/13-9/294:30pm-5:00pm8/22 @9am
Sat9/10-10/1510:30am-11:00am8/22 @9am
Sat9/10-10/1511:10am-11:40am8/22 @9am
T/Th10/4-10/205:10pm-5:40pm9/29 @8pm
Sat10/29-12/10*11:10am-11:40am10/15 @1:30pm
T/Th11/1-11/174:30pm-5:00pm10/20 @8pm
T/Th11/29-12/155:10pm-5:40pm11/17 @8pm

*No Class 11/26

Winter 2023

Class Day(s)Dates TimeRegistration Date
Sat1/7-2/1110:30am-11:00am12/19 @9am
T/Th1/10-1/264:30pm-5:00pm12/19 @9am
T/Th2/7-2/234:30pm-5:00pm1/26 @8pm
Sat2/26-4/110:30am-11:00am2/11 @1:30pm
Sat2/26-4/111:10am-11:40am2/11 @1:30pm
T/Th3/7-3/234:30pm-5:00pm2/23 @8pm


Sharks

Students must be able to demonstrate the front and back crawl for at least 15 yards.  They must also be able to tread water for 30 seconds and be comfortable in deep water since the class is taught in the 10 feet section. The objective of Sharks is to work on front crawl and back crawl.  The elementary backstroke and elements of sidestroke will be introduced. 

Class Day(s)Dates TimeRegistration Date
T/Th9/13-9/295:50pm-6:20pm8/22 @9am
Sat9/10-10/159:10am-9:40am8/22 @9am
T/Th10/4-10/205:50pm-6:20pm9/29 @8pm
Sat10/29-12/10*10:30am-11:00am10/15 @1:30pm
T/Th11/1-11/175:50pm-6:20pm10/20 @8pm
T/Th11/29-12/155:10pm-5:40pm11/17 @8pm

*No Class 11/26

Winter 2023

Class Day(s)Dates TimeRegistration Date
Sat1/7-2/119:10am-9:40am12/19 @9am
T/Th1/10-1/265:50pm-6:20pm12/19 @9am
T/Th2/7-2/235:50pm-6:20pm1/26 @8pm
Sat2/26-4/19:10am-9:40am2/11 @1:30pm
T/Th3/7-3/235:10pm-5:40pm2/23 @8pm


Whales

Students must be able to perform the front crawl with the rhythmic breathing and body roll.  They must understand the concept of the back crawl, and elementary backstroke. They will need to be able to demonstrate these skills.  They will be introduced to sidestroke and breaststroke. Students will learn elements of the butterfly. 

Class Day(s)Dates TimeRegistration Date
T/Th9/13-9/295:50pm-6:20pm8/22 @9am
Sat9/10-10/159:50am-10:20am8/22 @9am
T/Th10/4-10/205:10pm-5:40pm9/29 @8pm
Sat10/29-12/10*9:50am-10:20am10/15 @1:30pm
T/Th11/1-11/175:10pm-5:40pm10/20 @8pm
T/Th11/29-12/155:50pm-6:20pm11/17 @8pm

*No Class 11/26

Winter 2023

Class Day(s)Dates TimeRegistration Date
Sat1/7-2/119:50am-10:20am12/19 @9am
Sat1/7-2/1111:10am-11:40am12/19 @9am
T/Th1/10-1/265:10pm-5:40pm12/19 @9am
T/Th2/7-2/235:10pm-5:40pm1/26 @8pm
Sat2/26-4/19:50am-10:20am2/11 @1:30pm
T/Th3/7-3/235:50pm-6:20pm2/23 @8pm