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Swim Lessons At Greenville Aquatics and Fitness Center

Online Registration

Online Registration

We are working to develop quality programs that fit the needs of our evolving community and adapt to the growing sport of swimming. Please call (252) 329-4041 with any questions or suggestions, including adaptive or Spanish accommodations. We will conduct placement tests upon request.

Guppy I

Ages 6 Months to 2 Years

This class introduces children and parents to the aquatic environment. The goal of this class is to help parents to be able to keep small children safe in and around water. Babies in diapers must wear rubber pants over their diapers or “Little Swimmer” specialty diapers. Parents/guardians are in the water with child for all class sessions.

Pre-requisites: None

Need to know: Adult in water throughout classes

 FALL
201021.01
Thursdays
August 27-October 15  5:20 PM - 5:50 PM
201021.02 Saturdays August 29-October 17 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
201021.03 Thursdays October 22-December 10 5:20 PM - 5:50 PM
201021.04 Saturdays October 24-December 12 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Fee: $60; Discounted Greenville Resident: $40; $30 GAFC Member 

Guppy II

Ages 2 to 3

Still focused on safety, this class also helps students learn to become more independent in the water. Classes will start with parents in the water until swimmers and parents are comfortable with parent’s transitioning out of the water.

Pre-requisites: Guppy I or Age 2

Need to know: Adult in water during classes

FALL
201022.01 Thursdays August 27 - October 15 5:20 PM - 5:50 PM
201022.02 Saturdays August 29 - October 17 9:50 AM - 10:20 AM
201022.03 Thursdays October 22 - December 10 5:20 PM - 5:50 PM
201022.04 Saturday October 24-December 12 9:50 AM - 10:20 AM

Fee: $60; Discounted Greenville Resident: $40, GAFC Member: $30

Guppy III

Ages 3-4

In this class we emphasize safety through daily safety topics, flotation and kicking. Classes will also begin to learn basic swim mechanics to be able to move independently in the water. Small classes are emphasized so participants have ample practice time and instructor attention.  Students that have successfully passed Guppy III may move up to Jellyfish with instructor permission.

Pre-requisites: Guppy II or age 3

Need to know:   Adult in water during classes

FALL
201023.01 
Thursdays
August 27 - October 15 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
201023.02 Saturdays August 29 - October 17 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM
201023.03 Thursdays October 22 - December 10  6:00 PM - 6:30 PM 
201023.04   Saturdays  October 24 - December 12  10:20 AM - 10:50 AM
 201023.05  Tuesdays  October 20 - December 8  6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

 Fee: $60; Discounted Greenville Resident: $40

Jellyfish I- Non-swimmer

Ages: 5–9

 Swimmers are taught basic water safety skills such as floating, entering and exiting the pool. Swimmers will begin to learn swimming mechanics of breathing, kicking and arm pulls. The goal at this level is to be able to jump in the pool, recover, swim to the edge and exit independently.

Pre-requisites: Age 5 or Guppy III

Need to know:  Swimmers can bring goggles but may be asked to do some skills without them.

FALL
201024.01
Tuesdays 
August 25 - October 13 5:20 PM - 5:50 PM
201024.03 Saturdays August 29 - October 17 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
201024.04 Tuesdays October 20 - December 8 5:20 PM - 5:50 PM 
201024.05  Thursdays  October 22 - December 10  6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
201024.06 Saturdays October 24-December 12 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Fee: $60; Discounted Greenville Resident: $40; GAFC Member; $30

Jellyfish II - Beginner

Ages: 5-9

Swimmers are taught freestyle, backstroke, jumping, underwater skills, directional changes, treading water and daily safety topics. The goal at this level is to be able to swim 25 yards proficiently. Students should be able to jump in the pool, recover, swim to the edge and exit independently at the beginning of class.

Pre-requisites: Jellyfish I or swim 5 yards unassisted

Need to know:  Swimmers can bring goggles but may be asked to do some skills without them.

FALL
201043.01 Tuesdays August 25 - October 13 5:20 PM - 5:50 PM
201043.02 Saturdays August 29 - October 17 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM 
201043.03  Tuesdays October 20 - December 8 5:20 PM - 5:50 PM 
201043.04  Saturdays  October 24 - December 12  12:00 PM - 12:30 PM 

For intermediate and advanced youth classes scroll down to Dolphins and Sharks swim clubs.

Fee: $60; Discounted Greenville Resident: $40; GAFC Member; $30

Young Adult

Ages: 10-15

Specifically for teens from beginners to intermediate. Teens will learn at their own pace in an environment that is fun and safe. Includes swim strokes, swimming for fitness and water activities.

Pre-requisites: Age 10 -15

Need to know:  Class is at a faster pace than Jellyfish

FALL
201026.01 Tuesdays August 25 - October 13 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
201026.02 Saturdays August 29 - October 17 9:10 AM - 9:40 AM
201026.03 Tuesdays October 20 - December 8 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
201026.04  Saturday  October 24 -  December 12 9:10 AM - 9:40 AM 
Fee: $60; Discounted Greenville Resident: $40; GAFC Member; $30

SWIM Clubs

Dolphins - Intermediate

Participants are taught endurance, stroke development and safety. This level is intended for those wishing to pursue competitive swimming or swimming for fitness. Swimmers should be able to swim 25 yards proficient freestyle before the first day of class.  Exit skills include 100 yards proficient freestyle and backstroke, 50 yards proficient breaststroke and 15 yards butterfly.

Pre-requisites: Jellyfish II or swim 25 yards unassisted

Need to know:  Swimmers should have goggles and keep long hair off face, classes will be divided into lanes based on ability

FALL
201027.01 Mondays August 24 - October 12 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
201027.02 Wednesdays August 26 - October 14 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
201027.03 Saturdays August 29 - October 17  11:00 AM -11:45 AM
201027.04  Mondays  October 19 - December 7 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM 
201027.05  Wednesdays October 21 - December 9  5:30 PM -  6:15 PM 
201027.06  Saturdays  October 24 - December 12  11:00 AM - 11:45 PM 

 Fee: $60; Discounted Greenville Resident: $40; GAFC Member; $30

Sharks - Advanced

Ages: 5-15

Designed for advanced swimmers, Sharks focuses on technique and endurance to prepare for competitive swimming or swimming for fitness. Practices more frequently than other classes.

Pre-requisites: Dolphins or swim 100 yards freestyle and backstroke, 50 yards breaststroke and 15 yards butterfly

Skills learned: Flip turns, technique drills, starts, finishes, endurance and set building

Need to know:  Swimmers should have goggles and keep long hair off face

Students may come to two practices per week and must be pre-scheduled up to one week in advance by calling 329.4041 or at the front desk at GAFC while at the facility (limit of four students per day).

FALL
201028.01 Mondays & Wednesdays August 24 - October 17 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  Thursdays    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Saturdays
9:50 AM -10:50 AM
201028.02 Mondays & Wednesdays October 19 - December 7 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
  Thursdays    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  Saturdays    9:50 AM - 10:50 AM 

Fee: $80; Discounted Greenville Resident: $60 GAFC Member; $40

Adults

Ages: 16 & up

Beginner

Instructors teach basic skills in a logical progression allowing for maximum practice time. Safety, body control and ability in the water are emphasized to help swimmers meet goals. No entry requirement.

Greenville Aquatics & Fitness Center

FALL
202031.01 Thursdays August 27 - October 15 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
202031.02 Saturdays August 29 - October 17 9:10 AM - 9:40 AM
202031.03 Thursdays October 22- December 10 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
202031.04  Saturdays  October 24 - December 12  9:10 AM - 9:40 AM 

Fee: $60; Discounted Greenville Resident: $40

** At Greenville Community Pool

Private Swim Lessons

There are many reasons why Private Swim Lessons may be best for you or your child: hectic schedule, skill plateau, upcoming events, or just the preference for one-on-one instruction. Whatever the reason, our Swim Instructors can set up an efficient and comfortable plan for you. Most lessons are 30 minutes in length but can be extended depending on swimmer skill, endurance, and age.

All ages

By appointment only.

Currently only offer at the Greenville Aquatic & Fitness Center. Please note slight price changes and 1/2 hour individual offerings at this time. 

Call 252.329.4041 for more information.

Greenville Aquatics & Fitness Center
Individual

Fee Per ½ Hour: $27

Discounted Greenville Resident: $18 GAFC Member: $15


Online Registration

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Swim Challenge

Do you have the endurance, skill, and determination to go the distance? Greenville Aquatics & Fitness Center is hosting a year-round distance swim challenge. Participants can sign up at any time during 2020!

This program is temporarily suspended due to reduced pool capacity. 

Now with 3 Goals and Rewards

  • 50 mile swim to New Bern- Swim Cap
  • 100 mile swim to Topsail Beach- T-shirt
  • 200 mile swim to Ocracoke- 1 month GAFC individual membership

Log your distance (in yards) in the log book on the lifeguard stand. Results updated and posted monthly. Laps must be completed at the Greenville Aquatic & Fitness Center between January 2nd, and December 31st, .  Free for members; sign up at Greenville Aquatic & Fitness Center.

72 lengths of the pool or 36 laps = 1 mile