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BAYLOR SWIMMING LESSON PROGRAM
***FALL SWIMMING LESSON SCHEDULE NOW AVAILABLE***

(2016-2017 Season, updated September 18, 2017)

The Baylor Swim Club- Swimming Lesson Program teaches children the basic strokes and water safety. Baylor Swim Club is a USA Swimming Silver Medal Club of Excellence serving the greater Chattanooga area.

Lessons are offered year-round during the week. The cost of each session is $80.00. Each session consists of eight, thirty-minute lessons (pre-swim team consists of six 45 min. lessons).

Participants are grouped by ability. There are three different levels that are offered: Beginner, Advanced Beginner, and Pre-Swim Team level. Next to each of the different levels is the class curriculum. Please take the time to read each of these. It will help you choose the correct level for your child.


Make A Splash Local Partner Program

Head Coach/ Aquatics Director Dan Flack and Swim School Director Brian Gill are pleased to announce that the Baylor Swim Club has partnered with the USA Swimming Foundations' Make A Splash Program. Beginning in the fall of 2010, the Baylor Swim Club will be providing scholarships to those that cannot afford to pay for swimming lessons as part of the Make A Splash Local Partner program. The Baylor Swim Club is currently just one of three organizations associated with the program in the state of Tennessee. Click the picture link to the right for complete information about the program.


REGISTRATION INFORMATION

There is a non-refundable registration / insurance fee of $30 per swimmer / year, payable at the time of registration. This is a one time fee which provides USA Swimming insurance for both the swimmer and club.

All registrations must be completed online. The cost of a session of eight (or six 45 min. lessons for Pre-Swim Team) classes is $80.00. Phone or email registrations will NOT be accepted.

**ALL Baylor Faculty / Staff and Make A Splash candidates will need to contact the Swim School Director before registering online to receive the appropriate discounts for swimming lessons.**

SWIMMING LESSON POLICIES & RELEASE

During the online registration process you will be asked to acknowledge that you have read over and agree to the Baylor Swimming Lesson policies and release. See below a PDF version of the swimming lesson policies and release form.

Baylor Swimming Lesson Polices & Release

 

WAITING LIST

All class availability can be viewed on the online registration page. A waiting list will automatically be created if a particular class is full.


FACILITIES

Swimming lessons at Baylor are held in the beautiful state of the art Baylor School Natatorium. Within the Natatorium, lessons are taught in the endless pool. This pool duals as a training pool for experienced swimmers, and a pool for children just learning to swim.

The maximum depth of the pool if 3 feet, and the water is heated to a comfortable 84 degrees for younger swimmers.

The Endless Pool’s adjustable current caters to swimmers of all skill levels. It is Ideal for swimming, exercise, therapy, and fun.




WEEKDAY CLASS TIMES & DATES

FALL LESSON SCHEDULE

 

Session I: SEPTEMBER

  • RETURNING Member ONLINE REGISTRATION Opens: Thursday, August 10, 2017
  • NEW Member ONLINE REGISTRATION Opens: Thursday, August 17, 2017

REGISTER ONLINE

**ALL Baylor Faculty / Staff and Make A Splash candidates will need to contact the Swim School Director before registering online to receive the appropriate discounts for swimming lessons.**

Session I: SEPTEMBER
Monday / Thursday
Sept. 5,7,11,14,18,21,25,28

Beginner: 4:00-4:30 PM
Advanced Beginner: 4:30-5:00 PM
Beginner: 5:00-5:30 PM
Advanced Beginner: 5:30-6:00 PM
Pre-Swim Team: 5:30-6:15 PM (Sept. 5,7,11,14,18,21)

***Class added- Pre-Swim Team (Tuesday/Wednesday) 5:30-6:15 PM (Sept. 6,12,13,19,20,26)

NOTE: This class will begin on Wed., Sept. 6th, and we will have only one class this week

***NOTE: Swimming Lessons will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 5th due to the Labor Day Holiday on Monday, Sept. 4***

Note: All swimming lesson classes must have at least two students for the class to continue. If for some reason the class has none or only one student signed up for the class then it will either be combined or refunds will be given if the class is cancelled.

 

Session II: OCTOBER

  • RETURNING Member ONLINE REGISTRATION Opens: Thursday, September 14, 2017
  • NEW Member ONLINE REGISTRATION Opens: Thursday, September 21, 2017

REGISTER ONLINE

**ALL Baylor Faculty / Staff and Make A Splash candidates will need to contact the Swim School Director before registering online to receive the appropriate discounts for swimming lessons.**

Session II: OCTOBER
Monday / Thursday
Oct. 2,5,9,12,16,19,23,26

Beginner: 4:00-4:30 PM
Advanced Beginner: 4:30-5:00 PM
Beginner: 5:00-5:30 PM
Advanced Beginner: 5:30-6:00 PM
Pre-Swim Team: 5:30-6:15 PM (Oct. 2,5,9,12,16,19)
***Class added- Pre-Swim Team (Tuesday/Wednesday) 5:30-6:15 PM (Oct. 3,4,10,11,17,18)

Note: All swimming lesson classes must have at least two students for the class to continue. If for some reason the class has none or only one student signed up for the class then it will either be combined or refunds will be given if the class is cancelled.

 

Session III: NOVEMBER / DECEMBER

  • RETURNING Member ONLINE REGISTRATION Opens: Thursday, October 12, 2017
  • NEW Member ONLINE REGISTRATION Opens: Thursday, October 19, 2017

REGISTER ONLINE

**ALL Baylor Faculty / Staff and Make A Splash candidates will need to contact the Swim School Director before registering online to receive the appropriate discounts for swimming lessons.**

The Swimming Lessons schedule in Nov/Dec will NOT be announced until the Baylor School Middle School & High School meet schedule is finalized.

Session III: NOVEMBER / DECEMBER
Monday / Thursday
To Be Announced

Beginner: 4:00-4:30 PM
Advanced Beginner: 4:30-5:00 PM
Beginner: 5:00-5:30 PM
Advanced Beginner: 5:30-6:00 PM
Pre-Swim Team: 5:30-6:15 PM (TBA)

***NO Swimming Lessons Nov. 18-21 due to the Thanksgiving Holiday***

Note: All swimming lesson classes must have at least two students for the class to continue. If for some reason the class has none or only one student signed up for the class then it will either be combined or refunds will be given if the class is cancelled.

 

 

PRIVATE & SEMI-PRIVATE SWIMMING LESSONS

The Baylor Swim Club also offers private and semi-private swimming lessons. The cost for a private swim lesson is $30.00 a half-hour. During this lesson the child gets one on one attention with the instructor. This is a way to move through curriculum at a much faster rate. In addition, to private lessons the Baylor Swim Club also offers semi-private lessons (2 students - 1 instructor). The cost of a semi-private swimming lesson is $45.00 a half-hour. To schedule a lesson with an instructor please email the swim school director or call 423-267-8506 x630.

 

 

GROUP SWIMMING LESSON CLASS LEVELS

BEGINNER Class Curriculum
The Beginner Level teaches the basic water safety and survival skills. The beginner class also introduces the basic freestyle and backstroke. This class is recommended for children not yet comfortable in the water. The instructor will be in the water at all times. Each lesson is 30 minutes long with a maximum of 4 children per class.


ADVANCED BEGINNER Class Curriculum
The Advanced Beginner Level teaches and refines freestyle and backstroke. To be in this level a child must be comfortable in the water. The instructor will be in the water at all times. Each lesson is 30 minutes long with a maximum of 4 children per class.


PRE-SWIM TEAM Class Curriculum
The Pre-Swim Team level will now be offered in six 45 min. lessons. This level is designed for the swimmer to have a natural progression to the Baylor Developmental program or the swim team level. The class teaches refinement in both freestyle and backstroke. It also introduces breaststroke, and diving/starts are also taught. In order for the swimmer to participate in this level, the swimmer must be able to swim 15 yards (half way) across the pool unassisted. This class is conducted in the large 50 meter by 25 yard competition pool with water depths ranging from 7-12 feet. Each lesson is 30 minutes long with a maximum of 6 children per class.


QUESTIONS?
If you have questions feel free to email Swim School Director Brian Gill or call the Baylor Swimming office at 423-267-8506 x630.


DIRECTIONS
The Baylor Swimming Lessons are held on the campus of the Baylor School in the state of the art Baylor School Natatorium.

  • From I-75 take I-24 West, or from I-59 take I-24 East
  • Take exit 178 (U.S. 27 North)
  • After crossing the Tennessee River, take the 5th exit, (U.S. 127, Signal Mountain)
  • Proceed under the overpass, moving to the left turn lane after the second traffic light. The entrance to the campus is located on the left at the third traffic light, directly across from Mountain Mart Citgo convenience store.