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Swim lesson sessions “Learn to Swim” program will be 2 weeks in length with lessons being taught Monday thru Thursday each of the week.  Fridays will be reserved for make-up days for classes cancelled due to inclement weather.  As in years past, all children of members are invited to participate.  Enjoying swim lessons on consecutive days provides the children with more concentrated learning time and should help families plan their summer out.  

All children are welcomed to join the CSTC Swim Team if they are able to swim the length of the pool freestyle unassisted without stopping.  However, our coaching staff strongly encourages children to continue to take swim lessons as well.  The swim lesson program is designed for children to learn the strokes and swim techniques.  The Swim Team practice time is not for learning to swim, but for perfecting technique, building endurance, and increasing speed.  

FEE:  $20 per child/per session. 

2023 DATES: 

  • First session - June 5, 2023-June 16, 2023
  • Second session - June 19, 2023-June 30, 2023
  • Third session - July 10, 2023 - July 21, 2023

For instant communication about weather cancellations and reminders, please send a text to 81010 with the message “@cstcswiml.Otherwise call the CSTC Office at (330)533-6907.

SWIM LESSON LEVEL PLACEMENT TESTING:                                                                

All swimmers enrolling in swim lessons are welcome to attend on June 3, 2023 at 10:30 am. The focus of this time is to have fun and help orient the swimmers to the environment, the other children, and the swim instructors who will be instructing them. This is also an opportunity for the swim instructors to assess your child’s ability for placement into the most appropriate level.


Shallow End:

  • Level I (Water Exploration) – Teaches children with no previous swimming experience water adjustment and basic supported swimming skills

  • Level II (Primary Skills) – Emphasizes underwater exploration, unsupported locomotion, front and back combined stroke and jumping into the water without help.

  • Level III (Stroke Readiness) – Teaches front crawl, diving, elementary backstroke and back crawl.

  • Level IV (Stroke Development) Teaches side-stroke and breast-stroke, stressing form, coordination and endurance.

Deep End / Diving Well:

  • Level V and VI ( Further Stroke Development)– Teaches butterfly kick, underwater swimming skills and mastery of stroke skills. 

LESSON TIMES: *Times are subject to change from session to session based on need *

We understand that swimmers may miss lessons for various reasons - that’s okay! Please note that the following times are tentative and may be changed from each session and due to the number of swimmers registered for each level. If the times are changed from what is listed you will be contacted via email.

  • Level 1 - Shallow: 10:30 am - 11:00 am  
  • Level 2 - Shallow : 11:00 am -11:30 am 
  • Level 3 - Shallow: 10:30 am - 11:00 am 
  • Level 4 - Deep: 10:15 am - 11:00 am 
  • Level 5&6 - Deep : 11:00 am - 11:45 am

*Additional time slots may be added for certain levels depending on the number of participants that register. 


1) Please stop by the front desk when the club opens on May 26, 2023 to register your swimmer.

2) Payment( $20 per child/ session) and completion of necessary paperwork (provided at the front office). 

PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS - 2023 Information Coming Soon:       

This Swim Lesson Registration Form is NOT for scheduling private swim lessons. Private swim lessons may be scheduled individually with any of the CSTC swim coaches or lifeguards who are Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certified.  Please speak to a staff member in the CSTC Office for more information.

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