SwimAmerica is a state-of-the-art learn to swim program developed by the American Swim Coaches Association. The program is open to all residents of the Parkway and Rockwood School Districts and is located at Crestview Middle School, Rockwood Summit High and Eureka High schools (availability varies by location depending on time of year).
Ten Stages of SwimAmerica
All ten stages teach safety, fitness, health and fun. Each station emphasizes proper techniques with attention given to correct body position, movement of arms and legs, breathing and timing of the strokes.
|Station 1: Bubbles||Station 6: Backstroke|
|Station 2: Floats and Glides||Station 7: Breaststroke|
|Station 3: Kicking||Station 8: Butterfly|
|Station 4: Crawl Stroke||Station 9: Lifetime Strokes|
|Station 5: Freestyle||Station 10: Individual Medley|
Additional SwimAmerica Class Offerings
Infant Swimming Resource (ISR) - Infant Swimming Resource goes beyond traditional swimming instruction by teaching ISR Self-Rescue techniques to help children survive should they find themselves in the water alone. Offered in parntership with Certified ISR Instructor Christie Cloutmean. View schedule and register today.
Parent/Child - SwimAmerica's Parent/Child classes are designed to have parents in the pool while children learn swimming through the use of songs and games. View schedule and register today.
Preschool Class - The preschool program is designed for ages 3 to 5 learning fundamental skills, such as blowing bubbles, floating and kicking in a small class environment. View schedule and register today.
Private Lessons - Private swim lessons are for all ages and levels of swimmers who feel they will progress faster with one-on-one instruction. View schedule and register today.
Pre-Competitive Swim Programs - This program is for the swimmer who wants to go to the next level beyond the instructional SwimAmerica group lessons as well as those swimmers who would like to swim year round but is not ready to commit to a competitive swim club. View available programs and register today.
Adult Beginners - Small group swim lessons for adult beginners and non swimmers, ages 19 and up. Our goal is to make everyone safe and not afraid of the water. More advanced adult swimmers should go to one of the master swim practices. View schedule and register today.