Swim Classes in Columbus, Ohio

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The Greater Columbus Swim School:
The Greater Columbus Swim School is the Instructional Program of the Greater Columbus Swim Team of Ohio (GCSTO). The Greater Columbus Swim School offers year-round private, semi-private and group lessons to adults and children in Columbus and all over central Ohio. We teach basic in-water survival techniques as well as advanced competitive swimming skills to our participants. All of our instructors are life guard, CPR & First Aid certified and must complete our own Instructor’s Training Course (ITC) to be eligible to teach.

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Photo of Swim Classes in Columbus, OhioPlatinum Bear Level (Adult Swim Classes):

Adult Beginner 1:
Face under, bobbing, deep water jump, unassisted front & back floats, front & back push-offs with and without kicks, front & back kicking with boards (25yds), introduction to treading water, and freestyle & backstroke swimming (5-7yds)

Adult Beginner 2:
 Freestyle swimming with rhythmic breathing (25yds), backstroke swimming (25yds), diving in, introductory backstroke starts, Introductory breaststroke kicking, butterfly kicking on board (25yds), treading water (60sec), and front & back sculling (15yds/25yds, respectively).


Golden Bear Level (School-age Classes ):
- note that all school-age classes will involve 5-10 minutes of core strength development dry land work

School-age Intermediate 1:
Competitive front & back push-offs with 6yds/8yds, respectively underwater fly kick, freestyle and backstroke refinement freestyle and backstroke finishes, freestyle and backstroke flip turns, breaststroke and butterfly kick refinement (50yds), breaststroke swimming (25yds), and butterfly pull introduction.

School-age Intermediate 2:
Competitive front & back push-offs with 8yds/10yds, respectively underwater fly kick, butterfly swimming (25yds),
breaststroke swimming (50yds), breaststroke and butterfly turns, breaststroke and butterfly finishes, breaststroke pull-outs, butterfly kicking on their back, freestyle and backstroke review (all aspects), and racing dives.

School-age Advanced:
Competitive front & back push-offs with 10yds /12yds, respectively underwater fly kick, butterfly, breaststroke, freestyle and backstroke total aspect review & swimming refinement (50yds), 100yd individual medley swims, individual medley turns, and relay starts.

Silver Bear Level:

School-age Beginner 1:
Face under, bobbing, deep water jump, unassisted front & back floats, front & back push-offs with and without kicks, front & back kicking with boards (25yds), introduction to treading water, and freestyle & backstroke swimming (5-7yds).

School-age Beginner 2:
 Freestyle swimming with rhythmic breathing (25yds), backstroke swimming (25yds), diving in, introductory backstroke starts, Introductory breaststroke kicking, butterfly kicking on board (25yds), treading water (60sec), and front & back sculling (15yds/25yds, respectively)

School-age Beginner 3:
Freestyle and backstroke swimming refinement (50yds), front spring dives, backstroke racing starts, butterfly and breaststroke kicking (25yds), breaststroke pull introduction and advanced forward sculling (25yds).

Bronze Bear Level:

Parent-Tot:
Basic water adjustment skills (splashing & kicking on side of pool), face under, blowing bubbles, bobbing introduction, jumping in, assisted front & back floats, assisted front and back kicking skills & instructor familiarization.

Pre-school 1:
Basic water adjustment skills (splashing & kicking on side of pool), face under, blowing bubbles, bobbing introduction, jumping in, assisted front & back floats, assisted front and back kicking skills.

Pre-school 2:
Bobbing, unassisted front & back floats (& rolling over), jumping into deep water, unassisted front and back kicking, introduction and front & back push-offs & front crawl stroke

Pre-school 3:
Front & back push-offs with kicks (3-5yds), unassisted deep water jumping, introduction to diving, introduction to treading water, introduction into freestyle & backstroke (5-7yds), introduction to freestyle rhythmic breathing

Pre-School 4:
Freestyle swimming with rhythmic breathing (10yds), backstroke swimming (10yds), diving in, backstroke starts, treading water (30sec), butterfly kicking on board (10yds) and front & back sculling

Teen Swim Fit Programming:
We offer a teen fitness program for area youth who wish to work on their fitness levels and who wish to use aquatic training for fitness training purposes. This program combines several aspects of GCSTO’s elite dry land training program to help develop core strength, coordination and endurance in participants. These participants will also have in-water stroke and cardio vascular development sessions that compliment the exercises that they will be performing in the dry land portion of their practice session.

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Address: Gahanna, Columbus, Ohio , USA
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IU Natatorium, Indianapolis
Courses / Programs
The IU (Indiana University) Natatorium is the world famous swimming/diving facility in Indianapolis. We offer swimming lessons and training for adult and child swimmers of all ages and levels. In the main pool water temperature is kept at 79 degrees and there are six underwater windows for television and coaching analysis.

The IU Natatorium is located on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus just west of downtown Indianapolis, near the Indianapolis Zoo, Downtown Canal Walk, and White River State Park.
Year-round swim lessons for adults & children:

- Adult Learn to Swim- Beginner
- Adult Learn to Swim- Intermediate
- Infant Toddler Learn to Swim
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- Stroke Improvement
Classroom Antics - Technology Summer Camps
Courses / Programs
Serving students throughout Ohio, with locations in Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Columbus, Classroom Antics provide technology-based education camps for children ages 7-13. Topics include Robotics, Computer Programming, Video Game Design, Animation, and more.

Classes are held in local community buildings, schools, recreation centers, youth centers, churches, temples, libraries and banquet halls throughout the state of Ohio.

We hire the best and brightest teachers to educate our campers and students. They are leaders in their communities and contribute to childrens’ education on a regular basis.
Technology Camps for ages 7-9:
- Junior LEGO Robotics Camp
- Junior Video Game Design Camp

Technology Camps for ages 9-13:
- LEGO Robotics Camp
- Computer Programming Camp
- Stop Motion Animation Camp
- Video Game Design Camp
National Personal Training Institute, Pittsburgh
Courses / Programs
Are you interested in becoming a personal fitness trainer, exercise consultant or an overall fitness professional? National Personal Training Institute (NPTI) is the right place for you! Conveniently located in Pittsburgh PA, NPTI provides a nationally-recognized Personal Fitness Training diploma program which equips you with the specialized knowledge and skills needed to prepare for an exciting and rewarding career as a Personal Trainer.

Approved by the Pennsylvania DOE as a private licensed trade school, NPTI has certified thousands of personal trainers, and you can become qualified in as little as six months! For those who have work or family commitments that prevent them from studying full-time, we offer evening and weekend classes. Our graduates benefit from free nationwide job placement assistance, as well as free ongoing consultation with nutritionists, and fitness experts. Our team of highly skilled instructors and trainers are devoted to helping you achieve your goal and target!

Student Testimonial:
“When I looked into becoming a personal trainer, I quickly learned there are many ways to become qualified, but only NPTI offered both the technical, classroom education AND the practical learning experience by having to train fellow students or instructors. I realized this type of education would help me be more marketable to employers and, sure enough, I landed my first Personal Trainer's position while still attending my classes at NPTI.”
- Stephen, NPTI Graduate
- Personal Fitness Training Program:

500-hour comprehensive program that can be completed in 6 months (5 hours a day, 4 days a week) or over the course of 1 year (8 hours every Saturday)
Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI)
Courses / Programs
Located in northwestern Montana, Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI) is an accredited, family-run, therapeutic boarding school for troubled teens (boys and girls) ages 13-18 from Ohio and across the United States.

In our beautiful, peaceful, and safe location, we combine the benefits of a therapeutic boarding school, a wilderness program, and a residential treatment center (RTC).

TWAI has been serving struggling teens and their families since 2002, with an exceptional degree of success.

We provide an extremely high standard of therapeutic treatment to our students, and offer help for the following presenting issues: poor academic performance, behavioral problems, addictions, low self-worth, spectrum disorders, ADD/ADHD, and attachment disorders among others.

With a passion for helping young people in crisis, our clinical, educational, and operations staff are among the best in the country.

We are a small program (40 students) which means that we are able to provide a truly unique and customized approach for every student.

Typically our on site student to staff ratio is 5:1. The average stay at our residential treatment center is 12 months.

Parent Testimonial:
"We feel reassured that our son Chad is in good hands being guided onto the right track...We are really beginning to get our son back again! We thank you from the bottom of our hearts."
Therapeutic Boarding School
For troubled teens ages 13-18

- Middle School Program
- High School Program
- Credit Recovery
- Accelerated Learning
- College Preparation/ AP Classes
- SAT/ACT Testing Center
- Anti-Bullying Program

We also provide a GED program, and college courses.

We create a customized program for each student that requires a minimum of 3 months. However, best results for lasting success are realized through 6+ months of treatment.

TWAI graduates average a 3.5 GPA. It is common for a student to complete 1.5 years of course work in 1 year.
University of Pennsylvania's, Summer Academy in Applied Science and Technology
Courses / Programs
The School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia invites highly motivated and talented high school students from the U.S. & around the world (rising 10-12th grades) to apply to participate in our three-week Summer Academy in Applied Science and Technology (SAAST).

Our six rigorous, intensive SAAST courses in Biotechnology; Computer Graphics; Computer Science; Nanotechnology, Robotics and Engineering Complex Networks give high school students an advance look at the learning experience they can expect in college.

Combining sophisticated theory with hands-on practical experience in cutting-edge technologies in our world-class laboratories and culminating in independent projects, SAAST challenges students to work harder, smarter, and more creatively than they ever have before.

Work with leading faculty, live on Penn’s historic campus, and connect with new friends from around the world.

“SAAST was just as enjoyable outside of class as it was inside! The program had a great balance of academics and fun.”
3-week Summer Academy in Applied Science and Technology (SAAST) for high school students (Rising grades 10-12).

Open to students from all over the U.S. as well as international students from around the world.

Courses in:
- Biotechnology
- Computer Graphics
- Computer Science
- Nanotechnology
- Robotics
- Engineering Complex Networks