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North Saint Johns Swim & Tennis Club

9200 Marydell Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042

Come Back soon for 2017 information...here is what happened last year.

 

2016 Summer Swim Lessons

We are looking forward to another great season at NSJ! For those of you returning to swim lessons, they are  remaining the way that they were organized last year. The lessons will remain as 25 minutes for every week day. If lessons do need to be made up as a result of inclement weather or other cancellations, time will be added on to the remaining lessons.

 

We are also pleased to continue offering an early session of lessons for those who are in preschool during the week of June 13th. This summer, we will be offering Levels 1 and 2 during the preschool session. Level 1 is for those who are getting comfortable in the water and Level 2 is for those who are able to swim a little bit by themselves. Each level will offered at 11:00 AM and 11:25 AM.

 

Pre-school Sessions:

Session - June 13 - June 17

 Levels 1 and 2 will be offered Monday - Friday from 11:00 - 11:25 AM

Levels 1 and 2 will be offered Monday - Friday from 11:25 - 11:50 AM

 

Cost

$25 for members per week

$30 for wait list per week

 

Lesson Dates are as follows (assuming HCPSS ends on June 17):

Session 1 - June 20 - July 1

Session 2 - July 4 - July 15

Session 3 – July 18- July 29

 

The lesson times will be as follows:

Morning Lessons

Levels 1, 2, 3, and 4 will be offered Monday - Friday from 11:00 - 11:25 AM

Levels 1, 2, 3, and 5 will be offered Monday - Friday from 11:25 - 11:50 AM

 

Evening Lessons

Levels 1, 2, and 5 will be offered Monday - Friday from 6:00 - 6:25 PM

Levels 2, 3, and 4 will be offered Monday - Friday from 6:25 - 6:50 PM

 

Cost

$50 for members per session

$60 for wait list per session

 

Swim Lesson Level Descriptions:

In order to help determine which level to sign your swimmer up for, here are the skills they will be working on in each level of swim lessons:

 

Level 1 (Preschool)

  • Blow Bubbles/Fully Submerge Face
  • Retrieve object from bottom of the 3 ft
  • Jump into 3 ft without assistance
  • Jump into 5 ft with assistance
  • Front float
  • Back float
  • Front glide
  • Back glide
  • Kick with kickboard
  • Push off of the wall and swim 15 ft

 Level 2 (Beginner)

  • Front glide with kick
  • Back glide with kick
  • Rhythmic/rotary breathing
  • 1 lap front crawl/freestyle
  • ½ lap Backstroke
  • ½ lap Elementary Backstroke
  • Jump into 5 ft and swim
  • Retrieve object from bottom of 5 ft

 Level 3 (Advanced Beginner)

  • 1 lap Freestyle with rhythmic/rotary breathing
  • 2 laps Freestyle/front crawl
  • 1 lap Backstroke
  • 1 lap Elementary Backstroke
  • 1 lap Breaststroke kick (with kickboard)
  • Introduction of butterfly kick
  • Shallow Dive (in 5 ft)
  • Tread water for 1 minute
  • Retrieve multiple objects from bottom of 5 ft

 Level 4 (Intermediate)

  • 2 laps Freestyle with rhythmic/rotary breathing
  • 2 laps Backstroke
  • 1 lap Elementary Backstroke
  • 1 lap Breaststroke
  • ½ lap Butterfly
  • Shallow dive (5 ft)
  • Tread water for 1.5 minutes
  • Retrieve multiple objects from bottom of 5 ft

 Level 5 (Advanced)

  • 4 laps Freestyle with rhythmic/rotary breathing
  • 2 laps Backstroke
  • Freestyle Flipturn
  • Backstroke Flipturn
  • 2 laps Breaststroke
  • 1 lap Butterfly
  • Tread water for 2 minutes
  • Swim continuously for 5 minutes (any combination/choice of strokes)

 

We do offer Private Swim Lessons for both children and adults.  Please contact Victoria Stagg if you are interested in private lessons.

 

Please note, the sign-up process is the same as last year.  

 

All registration will be done via email: swimlessons@continentalpools.com. 

 

In your email please provide:

  • your child's name
  • age
  • session
  • lesson level
  • lesson time

When paying for this summer's swim lessons, please do the following:

  1. Wait for a confirmation email from swimlessons@continentalpools.com saying that your child is enrolled in the lesson.
  2. To pay for swim lessons, go to Paypal.com and follow the instructions on the website.  
  3. Enter the email swimlessons@continentalpools.com
  • For members, the each session of swim lessons costs $50. If you are paying for more than one session, multiply $50 by the number sessions you are paying for. If you have more than one child, you will need to do this for each child. 
  • For non-members, each session costs $60.
  1. Sign in to pay from your Paypal account. If you do not already have one, you will need to register. 

Please use the following link:

 

https://www.paypal.com/webapps/mpp/send-money-online


This year, we are offering payment via check as a second payment option. Checks should be made out to Continental Pools Inc. and must be given to Victoria Stagg on the first day of swim lessons. 

  • For members, the each session of swim lessons costs $50. If you are paying for more than one session, multiply $50 by the number sessions you are paying for. If you have more than one child, you will need to do this for each child. 
  • For non-members, each session costs $60. 
  • If you choose to pay via check, please email swimlessons@continentalpools.com saying that is how you are paying for NSJ Swim Lessons. 

If payment is not received by the first day of lessons, your child will not be allowed to participate in swim lessons until payment is received.

 

Any questions regarding swim lessons may be addressed to Victoria Stagg at swimlessons@continentalpools.com

 

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Sincerely,

Victoria Stagg

 

NSJ Swim Lesson Coordinator