We are proud that our classes are very popular. Please know: once registrations open, classes do fill up VERY QUICKLY. We do not take verbal registrations or hold spaces. All interested must register on-line atwww.sjcaquatics.com, which can be typed directly into your browser, or click on the “REGISTER HERE” gold button on the Saint Joseph’s [...]
The cost of swim lessons is determined by the number of classes in a session and the swim class/level. Usually there are 5 classes in a session. Parent/Child, Preschool Level 2 and Preschool Level 3 are all 30 minute classes. The higher levels 1 through 5 are 45 minutes long. Private lessons are 30 minutes. [...]
A good guide is any swimmer under 4 must register for the parent /Child classes. Swimmers that are 4-5 years old should register for the Preschool 2 & Preschool 3 levels, these classes are 30 minutes each. Swimmers who are 5 to 6 years old should enter Level 1, 6 and up are in Level [...]
On the first day of every swim session, we evaluate each swimmer to ensure proper class placement. If you feel your child is not preforming to their ability or your child’s level is inaccurate, please consult the Head Instructor or contact Lisa Pardi, Aquatics Manager @ email@example.com You may view the different level descriptions here: [...]
Please arrive 10-15 minutes before your child's class start time to ensure you have enough time to park and get your child dressed and ready for their lesson.
Your child's swim teacher will be communicating with you throughout the 5 week session about how your child is progressing. Please feel free to ask them any questions you have about your child's progress. Your child will receive a report card on the last day of swim lessons that will let you know how well [...]
If you miss class for any reason we do NOT have make-up classes. Our only exception is for weather-related issues that closes the pool.
The American Red Cross recommends 1 instructor to 12 Parent/Child participants, 1 instructor for every 6 swimmers for Preschool Levels 2 & 3 and Levels 1 & 2. For Levels 3 through 5 the ratio is one instructor for every 8 swimmers. You will find we often have more instructors to swimmers than is recommended [...]
Swim Cap: If your swimmer is prone to chills, a swim cap may help. For swimmers with long hair, we ask that it be tied back away from the face with elastics, so it doesn’t interfere with learning to breathe. *no metal clips please, these can fall out and will cause rust stains on the [...]
In the case of in climate weather, please call our Aquatics Hotline (207-893-7551), keeping in mind the pool has to close if we see lightning or hear thunder. Once that occurs, we cannot re-open until 30 minutes after the last sight or sound. The hotline also has the updated pool schedule.