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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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
- Preschool Learn To Swim
- Children's Learn To Swim
- Stroke Improvement
ID Tech Camps, Indiana
Courses / Programs
iD Tech Camps provides immersive technology summer programs for kids and teens in 28 states across the U.S.. iD Tech Camps in Indiana offers week-long, tech-related day and overnight camps for kids ages 7-12 & teens ages 13-17. These technology education programs take place at 80 elite U.S. universities, including Purdue University in West Lafayette IN, and Butler University in Indianapolis IN.

iD Tech Camps summer programs in Indiana immerse students in the collegiate experience. Students build STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) skills in the tech labs, eat in the university dining hall, explore campus, and make new friends. Overnight campers sleep right in the college dorms.

With 8 students maximum per instructor, iD Tech Camps customizes the curriculum around you. Choose from a wide range of course topics - Game Design, Coding, Programming in Java and C++, Minecraft Modding, Robotics, and more. 

Unlock your internal Drive, and gain a competitive advantage in college and beyond. Discover how your talents and passions can lead to a future career!

As our first experience with iD Tech Camps, I have to say that I am very impressed. The communication with staff on-site was excellent and every student seemed to have learned a lot.”
- Anita C., Parent, Purdue University
1-week Day & Overnight Camps (ages 7-12)
- Adventures in Game Design - Platform & Racing Games
- Adventures in Game Design - Minecraft 
- Intro to Programming with Scratch & Java
- 3D Game Design with Minecraft 3D 
- Role-Playing Game Design with RPG

1-week Day & Overnight Camps (ages 13-17)
- Programming in Java
- Programming in C++
- Game Modding & Java Coding - Minecraft 
- Robotics Engineering & Programming with VEX
- RPG Game Design with Torchlight ll
- 3D Level Design - Portal 2 & Team Fortress 2
- FPS Game Design - Unreal Engine
Let Me Play Sports Camps
Courses / Programs
Let Me Play are leading international specialists in sports camps and sports tours. Each year, we provide residential and non-residential sports-based summer camps for young people (Boys & Girls ages 10-21) from the UK and around the world.

The organisation is all about providing educational opportunities for young people to play and enjoy sport. Our sports camps take place at Loughborough University in Leicestershire, in the East Midlands of England.

Sports offered include basketball, football (soccer), and athletics. Our camps are a great way to meet new friends, build self confidence, keep fit and learn more about whatever sport you are most into. 

We take sport seriously and our coaches are there to help each individual develop, enjoy and reach his/her maximum potential.

If you are an international attendee, we also offer English lessons alongside all of our camps. We can create a custom English program just for you so you can learn a new language as well as a new sport. Sightseeing tours are also available with each camp as an extra.

Parent Testimonial:
“This is just a short note to say a big BIG thank you to the whole team, for your time, effort, warm and fun approach, engagement, humour, and professionalism.

My son had a wonderful time, and learned a lot, not only in techniques, but also in respect for others, respect for rules, living with others, working in a team, and dealing with cultural differences.”

- Parent of Basketball Camp Participant
Sports Camps for ages 10-18:
- Athletics Camp (Coaching in most track & field events)
- Football Players Camp (offers you the chance to train with professional football players)

Sports Camps for ages 10-21:
- Basketball Camp (with international coaches)

Also available:
- English Language Camp (ages 8-16)
- Optional English lessons
GPAC Swim School, Greater Philadelphia & South Jersey
Courses / Programs
Established in 2009, The Greater Philadelphia Aquatic Club (GPAC) Swim School provides group swim classes and private lessons to young children (ages 4+) from the Greater Philadelphia and South Jersey area. Our swim classes are held at the Gloucester County Institute of Technology in Sewell, NJ. Our aim is to help young children of all swimming abilities to become more familiar around water and more proficient with their swimming skills.

Our swim lessons are offered in a group format and we keep our class sizes small with no more than four swimmers per instructor. We also offer private, 1-on-1, lessons. Classes at each level will also include safety lessons to go along with the swimming instruction. The safety of your child is paramount to us. This is why all of our instructors are required to be certified in lifesaving and CPR/First Aid.
- Group swim classes for kids (ages 4+) at beginners, intermediate & advanced levels. All group classes are offered in 6 week sessions and classes are run once per week for the duration of the session. Each lesson will last 25 minutes.

- Private / Semi-private swim lessons
Goldfish Swim School, Detroit
Courses / Programs
Goldfish Swim School, located in the Birmingham and Farmington Hills suburbs of Detroit, is a state of the art aquatic facility dedicated entirely to year-round indoor swim classes to children ages 4 months and up. At Goldfish Swim School we specialize in infant and toddler swim lessons, and also offer family swim times weekly throughout the year to everyone in the community, not just our enrolled customers.
- Year-round swim instruction for children 4 months and up
- Small class sizes (Max 4:1 student to teacher ratio)
- Two heated indoor swimming pools kept at 90 degrees (air temperature kept at 92 degrees!)
- Experienced staff of Red Cross certified swim instructors
- Proud member of the United States Swim School Association (USSSA)