Campus Recreation

Summer Swim Levels

Summer Swim lesson times correspond with specific skill groups. Please review skill descriptions closely as our swim instructors will not be able to accommodate children of all skill levels in all lesson times.

Water Babies
Water babies, ages 6 months to 4 years, must have a parent with them in the water at all times. Swim diapers must be worn at all times and breaks are encouraged! It can be cold/sunny, wetsuits and sun coverings are encouraged.
White Group (Level 1)
Skills taught include: Water comfort, submersion, floating with support, underwater exploration, entering and exiting the water, and water safety. Ages 4 and up
Red Group (Starting level 2)
Skills taught include: Jumping in, floating without support, underwater exploration, and water safety.
Yellow Group (Level 2)
Skills taught include: Floating and rolling without support, underwater movement, gliding and kicking, swimming on front and back, and treading water.
Blue Group (Starting level 3)
Skills taught include: Side glide, kicking and breathing with rotary arm movement. Fly and breaststroke kick introduced.
Green Group (Level 3)
Skills taught include: Basics of breaststroke, butterfly kick, swimming underwater, open turns, and treading water.
Stroke Work (Level 4)
Stroke refinement. This is for swimmers who are ready to work on details of all strokes and dives.
Endurance / Team Prep (Level 5+)
Multiple lap swimming focused on maintaining form in strokes over distance. Treading water for longer periods of time. Distance and lots of stroke drills to enhance distance and speed. The focus is on long distance swims, workouts, and timed sets.
Jr. Lifeguard (Level 6+)
This is intended for older students (11 and older). The focus of the course is on being a safer swimmer. This course does cover basic CPR/First Aid. There is a swim test, 100 yards freestyle and 25 yards of each additional stroke, plus a water tread using only hands, this is on the first day of class
Jr. Lifeguard + Jr. Assistant
This is intended for older students (11 and older). This course does cover basic CPR/First Aid. There is a swim test—the same as Jr. Guard on the first day of class. After the Jr. Guard class, you will start to learn the breakdown of stroke mechanics and how to explain them to others.
Discover SCUBA
Discover SCUBA This is a new program for our graduating swimmers. There is a swim test and a medical form needed for this class. Students must pass a swim test prior to the class. Please contact us for more information at uhhrec@gmail.com.