Our progressives swim program is for ages 6-14 years and consists of 6 levels of instruction for all skill levels.
Polliwog: First time water experience with an instructor. Introduction to paddling and floating on front, side & back.
Guppy: Can perform front and back floats and glides. Can paddle front, side and back for 20 feet.
Minnow: Can perform front crawl, side stroke and backstroke for 25 yards in good form. Introduction to breaststroke, elementary back and beginning side breathing.
Fish: Can swim 25 yards using front crawl, side stroke, back crawl, breaststroke, and elementary back stroke with side breathing in good form. Beginning butterfly.
Flying Fish: Can swim 50 yards using front crawl, side stroke, back crawl, breaststroke, and elementary back stroke with side breathing in good form. Beginning butterfly.
Shark: Can swim front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke 100 yards, and butterfly for 15 yards, all in good form with flip turns.
For more information, please contact:
Downtown Aquatic Coordinator – (208) 344-5502 ext 229
West Aquatic Coordinator – (208) 377-9622 ext 454
Caldwell Aquatic Coordinator – (208) 459-2498 ext 675
The Treasure Valley Family Y believes that every child is of promise. Therefore, no one is denied Y services due to the inability to pay. For more information please visit our Financial Assistance page.