Calender of Events
Our Swimming program is designed for children at least preschool age (some exceptions may apply). All lessons are taught by American Red Cross certified instructors in our 4 foot deep pool. Our Classes are taught with a 6 to 1 student teacher ratio. The Decatur Athletic Club offers three different sessions:
September -January, January - May, and June-July
- Level 1
- (3-5 years) Designed for preschool age children taking first series of swim lessons. Swimmers learn to feel comfortable and enjoy the water.
- Level 2
- (3-5 years) Swimmers must be comfortable in the water. Swimmer will learn floating on front and back, front crawl, elementary backstroke, and backstroke.
- Level 3
- (5 and older)To be in this class swimmer must have completed the skills taught in level 2. Level 3 builds on skills by coordinating strokes and increasing endurance.
- level 4 & 5
- This level develops endurance in strokes learned and introduces the breast stroke and side stroke. Swimmers must have completed level 3 or equivalent skills.
Private lessons are also available. Call Cheri Farrell at: 217-423-7020