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Water Babies (Ages 6 – 36 months)
With Parent or Caregiver
Students in this class must have a parent or guardian in the class with them. Swim diapers are required and must be worn under the child's swimsuit.

Prerequisites: None
There are no prerequisites to join this class. Students will learn to become confident in and under the water.

Learn more about the Water Babies class.
Class limit: 5

Online registrations are temporarily unavailable. Call 415.292.1268 to enroll.

Water Babies (Ages 6 – 36 months)
With Parent or Caregiver
Students in this class must have a parent or guardian in the class with them. Swim diapers are required and must be worn under the child's swimsuit.

Prerequisites: None
There are no prerequisites to join this class. Students will learn to become confident in and under the water.

Learn more about the Water Babies class.
Class limit: 5

Online registrations are temporarily unavailable. Call 415.292.1268 to enroll.

Water Wigglers (Ages 2 – 3)
Child only
To enroll in this class, your child must be able to swim independently underwater for 3-5 feet. Prospective students must also be able to maintain a back float with minimal assistance and have the social skills necessary to work away from their guardian. Graduation from Water Babies class confirms eligibility for this level. Please inform your instructor and the Deck Coordinator regarding an assessment of your child.

Prerequisites
Prospective students must be able to perform ALL of the following skills with an instructor:

  • Independently swim 3 – 5 feet
  • Independently perform a safety swim
  • Back float with little to no assistance

Learn more about Water Wigglers.
Class limit: 3

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Frogs
There are no prerequisites to register for this class. Students will become confident swimming underwater and floating independently.

Prerequisites: None

Learn more about the Frogs class.
Class limit: 4

Online registrations are temporarily unavailable. Call 415.292.1268 to enroll.

Frogs
There are no prerequisites to register for this class. Students will become confident swimming underwater and floating independently.

Prerequisites: None

Learn more about the Frogs class.
Class limit: 4

Online registrations are temporarily unavailable. Call 415.292.1268 to enroll.

Gobies
To enroll in this class, your child must be able to float independently for 3 – 5 feet. Prospective students must be comfortable underwater and must be able to maintain their front and back float for a minimum of 5 seconds. Graduation from Frogs class confirms eligibility for this level.

Prerequisites
Prospective students must be able to perform ALL of the following skills:

  • Independently float 3 – 5 feet
  • Independently get into and hold a front float with face underwater for at least 5 seconds
  • Independently get into and hold a back float for at least 5 seconds

Learn more about the Gobies class.
Class limit: 4

Online registrations are temporarily unavailable. Call 415.292.1268 to enroll.

Gobies
To enroll in this class, your child must be able to float independently for 3 – 5 feet. Prospective students must be comfortable underwater and must be able to maintain their front and back float for a minimum of 5 seconds. Graduation from Frogs class confirms eligibility for this level.

Prerequisites
Prospective students must be able to perform ALL of the following skills:

  • Independently float 3 – 5 feet
  • Independently get into and hold a front float with face underwater for at least 5 seconds
  • Independently get into and hold a back float for at least 5 seconds

Learn more about the Gobies class.
Class limit: 4

Online registrations are temporarily unavailable. Call 415.292.1268 to enroll.

Tiger Barbs
To enroll in this class, your child must be able to swim freestyle (without breathing) for 7 – 10 feet. Prospective students must also able to streamline kick on their back. Graduation from Gobies confirms eligibility for this level.

Prerequisites
Prospective students must be able to perform ALL of the following skills:

  • Relaxed head-down freestyle swim without breathing
  • Correct streamline form
  • Correct backstroke kicks with arms in streamline

Learn more about the Tiger Barbs class.
Class limit: 4

Online registrations are temporarily unavailable. Call 415.292.1268 to enroll.

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Puffers
There are no prerequisites to register for this class. Students will become confident swimming underwater and floating independently.

Prerequisites: None

Learn more about the Puffers class.
Class limit: 4

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Puffers
There are no prerequisites to register for this class. Students will become confident swimming underwater and floating independently.

Prerequisites: None

Learn more about the Puffers class.
Class limit: 4

Online registrations are temporarily unavailable. Call 415.292.1268 to enroll.

Stingrays
To enroll in this class, your child must be able to float independently for 3 – 5 feet. Prospective students must be comfortable underwater and must be able to maintain their front and back float for a minimum of 5 seconds. Graduation from Puffers class confirms eligibility for this level.

Prerequisites
Prospective students must be able to perform ALL of the following skills:

  • Independently float 3 – 5 feet
  • Independently get into and hold a front float with face underwater for at least 5 seconds
  • Independently get into and hold a back float for at least 5 seconds

Learn more about the Stingrays class.
Class limit: 4

Online registrations are temporarily unavailable. Call 415.292.1268 to enroll.

Stingrays
To enroll in this class, your child must be able to float independently for 3 – 5 feet. Prospective students must be comfortable underwater and must be able to maintain their front and back float for a minimum of 5 seconds. Graduation from Puffers class confirms eligibility for this level.

Prerequisites
Prospective students must be able to perform ALL of the following skills:

  • Independently float 3 – 5 feet
  • Independently get into and hold a front float with face underwater for at least 5 seconds
  • Independently get into and hold a back float for at least 5 seconds

Learn more about the Stingrays class.
Class limit: 4

Online registrations are temporarily unavailable. Call 415.292.1268 to enroll.

Seals
To enroll in this class, your child must be able to swim freestyle (without breathing) for 7 – 10 feet. Prospective students must also able to streamline kick on their back. Graduation from Stingrays confirms eligibility for this level.

Prerequisites
Prospective students must be able to perform ALL of the following skills:

  • Relaxed head-down freestyle swim without breathing
  • Correct streamline form
  • Correct backstroke kicks with arms in streamline

Learn more about the Seals class.
Class limit: 4

Online registrations are temporarily unavailable. Call 415.292.1268 to enroll.

Dolphins
To enroll in this class, your child must be able to swim freestyle (with side breathing to one side) and backstroke. Prospective students must also be able to demonstrate correct breaststroke and butterfly kicks. Graduation from Tiger Barbs or Seals confirms eligibility for this level.

Prerequisites
Prospective students must be able to perform ALL of the following skills:

  • Freestyle with side breathing on one side
  • Correct backstroke with arms and kicks
  • Correct breaststroke kicks
  • Correct butterfly kicks

Learn more about the Dolphins class.
Class limit: 4

Online registrations are temporarily unavailable. Call 415.292.1268 to enroll.

Sharks
To enroll in this class, your child must be able to swim the four competitive strokes: freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly. Prospective students must also be able to do a proper sit-down dive and underwater somersault. Graduation from Dolphins class confirms eligibility for this level. Please contact the Aquatics Office to register for this class at 415.292.1268 or swimlessons@jccsf.org.

Prerequisites
Prospective students must be able to perform ALL of the following skills:

  • Freestyle with side breathing on both sides
  • Correct backstroke with arms and kicks
  • Correct breaststroke form with arms and kicks
  • Correct butterfly form with arms and kicks
  • Correct sit-down dive
  • Front somersault underwater

Learn more about the Sharks class.
Class limit: 4

Adult Beginner
Students in this class will develop confidence in the water by learning basic floating and freestyle skills. No swimming experience is needed for this class.

Learn more about the Adult Beginner class.
Class limit: 4

Online registrations are temporarily unavailable. Call 415.292.1268 to enroll.

Advanced Adult
Prospective students should be comfortable swimming independently underwater. Students in this class will focus on technical skills for freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly.

Learn more about the Advanced Adult class.
Class limit: 4

Online registrations are temporarily unavailable. Call 415.292.1268 to enroll.

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