Swim Levels at Shady Nook Swim School

Students are divided into different swim levels:

Beginner I 3 and 4 years old. The children will learn: to hold their breath and pick up a ring under water; float and turn over front to back; kick using a kickboard; swim beginner crawl stroke.
Beginner II 5 years old and up. The children will learn: to hold their breath and pick up a ring under water; float and turn over front to back; kick using a kickboard; jump into deep water; level off; swim crawl stroke 16 feet; elementary dive.
Advanced Beginner Already possesses a variety of safety skills and capable of swimming on both front and back. The children will learn: rhythmic breathing for American crawl stroke; swim American crawl 20 yards; elementary back stroke; swim elementary swim back stroke 20 yards; tread water 1/4 minute; standing front dive; swim under water 5 yards.
Intermediate Passed Advanced Beginner. The children will learn: sidestroke; breaststroke; back crawl; swim American crawl 50 yards; elementary backstroke 50 yards; back crawl 20 yards; tread water 1 minute; running front dive; 5 minute swim.
Swimmer Passed Intermediate, skilled in American crawl, back crawl, sidestroke and breaststroke. Will work on endurance. The children will swim 5 laps or 10 for all strokes; learn trudgen; trudgen crawl; surface dive; 3 minute float; 3 minute tread water; plunge dive; 10 minute swim.
Advanced Swimmer Passed Swimmer, skilled in American crawl, back crawl, breaststroke and sidestroke. Will work on endurance. The children will learn: inverted breaststroke; overarm sidestroke; swim laps 10 and 15 all strokes learned; 30 minute swim; standing front dive with hurdle.

If the child has been a student at Shady Nook, we will have his/her swim level on file.

2017 Summer Session Schedule:
June 12th - June 23rd OR June 26th - July 7th

We cannot guarantee a time for swim classes. Your child must be placed where he/she is best suited according to our schedule and his/her level. You will receive notice a few days before lessons begin by phone, notifying you of date and time of lessons.

FAMILY DAY WILL BE HELD THE LAST DAY OF THE SWIM COURSE.

RATES: $110.00 per student, per course, $55.00 fee due with application. Balance of $55.00 due on 1st day of swimming. NO REFUNDS. NO EXCEPTIONS. No fees are refundable as these fees cover the cost of registration, reserving a place for the child, handling the application, and the placement of the student. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call.

2017 Registration Form and Information Sheet

Available in Adobe Acrobat. Click the download button above, and then click print. You must have Adobe Acrobat installed on your computer.

Fill out the application and mail, with payment, to:
Shady Nook Swim School
4400 Markwood Court
Port Arthur, TX 77642