Beacon Health & Fitness Granger

3221 Beacon Parkway
Granger, IN 46530

Monday - Friday 5:00 am - 9:00 pm, Saturday, Sunday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

(574) 647-8460

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Swim Lessons

Registration for our Winter 2 Session opens Thursday, January 26! Get notified of updates for our lessons by joining the email list below.

Elkhart Health & Aquatics offers a wide variety of lessons for swimmers of all ages and abilities. Our certified instructors lead your swimmer through the motions while supporting and encouraging them.

We offer swim lessons for anyone, no matter the skill level. Join our youth & adult small-group swim lessons, private lessons for children & adults, or join a youth or masters competitive swim team.

Learn to swim or improve your skills with us today!

Download Swim Lesson Schedule

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2023 Swim Lesson Session Schedule:

Winter Sessions

Monday, January 9 – Thursday, February 2 | 4-Week Session (8 classes)
Sunday, January 15 – Sunday, February 26 | 7-Week Session (7 classes)
Monday, February 6 – Thursday, March 2 | 4-Week Session (8 classes)

Spring Sessions

Monday, March 13 – Thursday, April 6 | 4-Week Session (8 classes)
Sunday, March 12 – Sunday, April 30 | 8-Week Session (8 classes)
Monday, April 17 – Thursday, May 8 | 4-Week Session (8 classes)
Monday, May 15 – Thursday, June 7 | 4-Week Session (8 classes)

Summer Camp Sessions

Monday, June 12 – Friday, June 30 | Details TBD
Monday, July 10 – Friday, July 28 | Details TBD

Fall Sessions

Monday, August 7 – Wednesday, August 30 | 4-Week Session (8 classes)
Sunday, August 13 – Sunday, September 24 | 7-Week Session (7 classes)
Monday, September 4 – Wednesday, September 27 | 4-Week Session (8 classes)
Sunday, October 1 – Sunday, November 12 | 7-Week Session (7 classes)
Monday, October 2 – Wednesday, October 25 | 4-Week Session (8 classes)

Winter Sessions

Monday, November 6 – Wednesday, November 29 | 4-Week Session (8 classes)
Monday, December 4 – Wednesday, December 20 | 3-Week Session (6 classes)

*Dates may be subject to change

Youth & Adult: Learn to swim

Join us for our next session of small-group or private swim lessons!

Parent & Child Level 1: 3 years & under

Warm water classes for parents and toddlers younger than 3 years old. Introduces basic water safety and skills for your early swimmer. Skills covered in this class consist of: entry/exits from pool, front and back floats, front and back glides, submerging mouth and nose, blowing bubbles, breath control, supported flutter kick, and supported front crawl arms.

Parent & Child Level 2: 3 years & under

Warm water classes for parents and toddlers younger than 3 years old. Lessons focus on improving your early swimmers basic water safety and skills. Skills covered in this class consist of: entry/exits from pool, front and back floats, rolling over floats (front to back/back to front), front and back glides, submerging mouth and nose, blowing bubbles, breath control, retrieving objects underwater, supported flutter kick, alternating or simultaneous arm action on front, alternating or simultaneous arm action on back, combined arm and leg actions on front, and combined arm and leg actions on back.

Preschool Level 1: 3 – 6 years

Classes for children between the ages of 3-6. Focus is on the progression of water safety and skills for your early swimmer. Skills covered in this class consist of: entry/exits from pool, front and back glides, recovering from front glides to vertical position, rolling over floats (front to back/back to front), recover from back float to vertical position, submerge mouth and nose, blow bubbles through mouth and nose, breath control, retrieving objects underwater, alternating or simultaneous arm action on front, alternating or simultaneous arm action on back, combined arm and leg actions on front, combined arm and leg actions on back, and treading water.

Preschool Level 2: 3 – 6 years

Classes for children between the ages of 3-6. Focus is on the progression of water safety and skills for your early swimmer. Skills covered in this class consist of: entry/exits from pool, front glide with face in and recover independently, back glide and recover, rolling over floats (front to back/back to front), bobs, open eyes and retrieve objects underwater, combined arm and leg actions on front, combined arm and leg actions on back, and treading water.

Preschool Level 3: 3 – 6 years

Classes for children between the ages of 3-6. Focus is on the progression of water safety and skills for your early swimmer. Skills covered in this class consist of: entering the water by jumping from side, fully submerged bobs and hold breath, combined arm and leg actions on front, combined arm and leg action on back, floating independently in a face-down position, recover from a front float to vertical position, back float and recover, independently back glide, finning arm action on back, change direction of travel while swimming on back, and treading water using arm and leg action.

Learn to Swim Level 1: 6 years & older

Classes for children ages 6+. Focus is on the progression of water safety and skills for your swimmer. Skills covered in this class consist of: entry/exits, fully submerged bobs, blowing bubbles, front glide with face in, recovering from front glide to vertical position, back glide and recovering, back float and recovering independently, rolling over floats (front to back/back to front), combined leg and arm actions on front, combined leg and arm actions on back, swimming wearing a life jacket, and treading water.

Learn to Swim Level 2: 6 years & older

Classes for children ages 6+. Focus is on the progression of water safety and skills for your swimmer. Skills covered in this class consist of: entry/exits, fully submerged bobs and hold breath, opening eyes and retrieving objects underwater, front/jellyfish/tuck float and recovering independently, back float independently, front glide with face in, front glide with kick then recover, back glide with kick then recover, combined leg and arm actions on front, arm stroke drills on front, arm stroke drills on back, finning arm action on back, swimming with life jacket on front, swimming with life jacket on back, pushing off wall into combined leg and arm action on front or back, kicking drills, and treading water.

Learn to Swim Level 3: 6 years & older

Classes for children ages 6+. Focus is on the progression of water safety and skills for your swimmer. Skills covered in this class consist of: bobs, front crawl, streamline on front/back, flutter kick drills, dolphin kick drills, elementary backstroke arm/kick drills, survival float, treading water, jumping into deep water and recovering, front glide with different strokes, back glide with different strokes, headfirst entries, and rotary breathing drills.

Learn to Swim Level 4: 6 years & older

Classes for children ages 6+. Focus is on the progression of water safety and skills for your swimmer. Skills covered in this class consist of: headfirst entries, feet first surface dives, pushing off into streamline on back with different kicks/strokes, back crawl drills, sidestroke drills, breaststroke drills, butterfly drills, front crawl open turn, backstroke open turn, underwater swimming, survival swimming, and treading water using different kicks.

Learn to Swim Level 5: 6 years & older

Classes for children ages 6+. Focus is on the progression of water safety and skills for your swimmer. Skills covered in this class consist of: bobs, tuck/pike surface dives, shallow-angle dives, sculling, front crawl drills, back crawl drills, breaststroke drills, sidestroke drills, elementary backstroke drills, butterfly drills, flip turns on front or back while swimming, and treading water.

Adult Level 1: 18 years & older

Classes for any adult. Introducing and developing basic water skills. Skills covered in this class consist of: safe entries/exit, bobs, blowing bubbles, breath control, front/back floats and recovery, rolling over floats (front to back/back to front), survival floats, front/back glides and recovery, front/back glides with kick, front crawl arm drills, combined arm and leg action on front, combined arm and leg action on back, finning on back, elementary backstroke drills, breaststroke drills, scissor kick drills, rotary breathing, submerging in deep water and recovering, changing from vertical to horizontal position on front/back, and treading water using arm using arm/leg actions.

Adult Level 2: 18 years & older

Classes for any adult. Focus is on learning and developing basic water skills. Skills covered in this class consist of: safe entries/exit, bobs, breath control, front/back floats and recovery, rolling over floats (front to back/back to front), survival floats, front/back glides and recovery, front/back glides with kick, front crawl arm drills, combined arm and leg action on front, combined arm and leg action on back, finning on back, elementary backstroke drills, breaststroke drills, sidestroke drills, butterfly drills, flip turns, scissor kick drills, rotary breathing, submerging in deep water and recovering, and treading water using arm using arm/leg actions.

*All lessons are at the pool at Elkhart Health & Aquatics or Beacon Health & Fitness — Three Rivers

Not sure which class is best for your child or need more information on a program?

Contact Stef and she can help!
Stef Flemming,  Aquatics Coordinator: SFlemming@beaconhealthsystem.org  |  574.584.2560

PRIVATE LESSONS / TRAINING

Achieve your aquatic goals with help from an Elkhart Health & Aquatics certified swim instructor.

Coaches assist with:

  • Learning how to swim
  • Technique and refinement
  • Competitive training
  • Endurance and conditioning
  • … and much more!

Private lessons are available in our scheduled sessions.