Chatham Fish and Game’s 2018 Swim Lesson Program

Join Us for our 5th year of Swim Lesson program offerings!!!! We continue to expand our offerings to ensure the needs of our membership. All lessons will be taught in a WSI (Red Cross) progressive format, including 4 basic strokes and elementary backstroke. Safety will always be enforced, along with treading water, diving, jumping, and water games.

PRIVATE & SEMI­-PRIVATE LESSONS-Email registration to swimlessons@fishngame.org
Pre­Season: Saturdays 1:00 -2:30pm; June 9 & 16
Full­Season: Monday­ - Friday 6/25 ­- 8/17 1:30pm­ - 5:00pm.  
*Adult lesson times upon request

Private Lesson - ­$35 per 30 minute lesson
Semi­-Private Lesson ­- $20 per student per 30 minute lesson; 2 children constitute a semi­-private lesson; (Lessons being booked as Semi­Private must be used together at all times, there will be no makeups)
Book of 10 lessons $325 for private or $185 for semi-private (per student)
*No shows will still be charged 1/2 the cost of the lesson. **Rescheduling or Cancellations need to be done 4 hours in advance. 

GROUP LESSONS -Registration is available online
     READY(3-­5yr) Times: 12:00-12:30, 12:30­-1:00;­ For new swimmers.We will be working on blowing bubbles, kicking, basic arm paddles & assisted back floating, getting themselves back to the wall for safety and (hopefully) head underwater. Assisted treading using a noodle.


 SET(4­-6yr) Times: 12:00-12:30, 12:30­-1:00, 1:00­-1:30; ­ Comfortable in the water. Faces in the water with air exchange, big arm circles (front crawl/freestyle), jumping into the water, unassisted back floats, elementary backstroke, breaststroke arm movements, and underwater games. Some unassisted treading for up to 30 seconds.

     GO(5­-7yr) Times: 12:30­-1:00, 1:00­-1:30; ­ **Some swimming done in the deep water. Refined rotary breathing with freestyle, backstroke,  developing breaststroke, dolphin kicks. Swimming half the pool length. diving from the side. Treading water for up to 1 minute.

     BEYOND(6­-9yr) Times: 12:00-12:30, 1:00­-1:30; ­ ** Must be comfortable in the deep water. Focus on endurance, relays and FUN!!! Goals of swimming 25 yards of freestyle and backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly. Diving from poolside and diving blocks. Treading water (1 minute) and deep water test requirements.

DATES:June 25 – August 17; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday (Friday being a makeup day for rain).
**Week of July 2nd­, lessons will be held Mon, Tue, Thurs & Fri. 

Cost $40.00 per weekly session, per student; Classes will be 30 minutes in duration. Maximum of 4 students per class.

ADULT Swim Training   Times:  11:30-12:00 Monday & Wednesday ONLY!! $20 per week.  This class is for adults that want to use swimming for exercise (or rehab), increase their endurance & refine strokes.  Will also include water weights and aerobics.  Program will be tailored to the class.  Email registration is available at swimlessons@fishngame.org

SWIM CLINICS-Registration is available by email at swimlessons@fishngame.org or meet us on the lawn at the club

Swim Clinics are available to participants of  the Swim Team and strongly encouraged.. This is a great way for team members who might miss practices and get more attention on competitive swimming techniques.  Children will be broken into two age groups (6-9yrs & 10-14yrs). Each clinic will focus on a different competitive stroke, starts, turns & relays.

DATES:  TBDEach clinic will be 1 hour, with 10 minutes of dryland training and 45 minutes of swimming.  Children will meet the coaches on the lawn promptly at 5pm.   

Cost is $20 per clinic. Multi­-child family rates: $35 (2 children), $50 (3 or more children).  



Contact Barbara Carey at to schedule a lesson or clinic.