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
Fun Fins Swim School, Louisville
Courses / Programs
Fun Fins Swim School in Louisville, Kentucky, is a year round swim school offering learn to swim lessons to adults and kids of all ages and abilities. Here at Fun Fins Swim School, we teach you to swim using fun and enthusiasm in a structured environment. Not only do we teach you how to swim, we teach you how to swim correctly. In each level, you will learn exciting new skills. If your are hesitant to put your face in the water, or know all the strokes, we have the class for you!
- Swim Lessons for Adults
- Baby Classes (Ages 6-48 months, Parent participation required)
- Kids Swim Lessons (Ages 3 & up)
- Private Swimming Lessons
- Open swim / Adult swim
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)
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)
EduKick Manchester – Football & Education Courses
Courses / Programs
EduKick Manchester – Football & Education Courses offers academic year-long and half-academic year soccer boarding programs in Manchester, North West England.

Available to competitive soccer players (boys and girls) ages 13 years and older, our programs combine high-quality daily football coaching with academic studies.

We welcome English and non-English speaking soccer players from around the world to distinguish themselves from other footballers.

EduKick Manchester academic study options include an English language program, American K-12 education for Grades 9-12, IGCSE courses, or a BTEC Level 3 Sub Diploma in Sport. In addition, we offer monthly and weekly English language study & soccer training camps.

Our programs provide a complete package of international travel, English language study & immersion, English cultural exposure, academic study and professional soccer training.

EduKick, Inc is a leading organization providing international football academies, academic year soccer boarding schools, monthly & summer camps abroad. EduKick's programs are available in the UK, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Portugal, Greece, Mexico, China, Brazil, Israel, Canada & the U.S.

Parent Testimonial:
"Jye has had the most wonderful 6 months of his life and a very special thank you to all of the Edukick Madrid staff for caring and looking after our son so well. Thank you all kindly for a wonderful program."
- Dyan & Steve – Parents of Jye, Australia
EduKick Manchester – Football & Education Courses: Soccer Boarding School offering:

- Academic Year-long Football Program
- 1/2 Academic Year Football Program
- Monthly Football Camp
- Weekly Football Camp

All of the football studies courses include an English language immersion program, American K-12 education for Grades 9-12, IGCSE courses, or a BTEC Level 3 Sub Diploma in Sport.