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American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program

All swim lessons are taught by American Red Cross Certified Water Safety Instructors. Lessons are offered on weekdays (Monday-Thursday for two weeks unless otherwise noted) and Saturdays (four consecutive Saturdays). Classes may be added or dropped due to enrollment or instructor availability. A minimum of 4 students must register for a class to be held. Only children registered for swim lessons may enter the water during swim lesson hours. Observers must stay on the grass or under the pavilion during lessons. For more information, please contact Alta Canyon Sports Center at 801-568-4600.

2018 Group Swim Lessons

Instructors teach students through a variety of games, activities and using swim props. Students can progress through levels by passing the exit skills required at each level. Students receive achievement cards at the end of each session.

Weekdays

Weekday Sessions

Dates

Registration Starts (7 pm)

Session 1

June 11-21

June 7

Session 2*

June 25-July 5*

June 21

Session 3

July 9-19

July 5

Session 4**

July 23-August 2**

July 19

Session 5

August 6-16

August 2

*Session 2 will not have class on July 4 and will have class on Friday, June 29 instead. 

**Session 4 will not have class on July 24 and will have class on Friday, July 27 instead. 

Weekday Lessons

Morning Times

Afternoon Times

Lesson Length

Member

Non-Member

Parent/Tot

11:10 am

5:50 pm

30 min

$30

$38

Pre-school 1, 2, 3

Level 1, 2, 3

8:50 am

9:25 am

10:00 am

10:35 am

11:10 am

4:40 pm

5:15 pm

5:50 pm

30 min

$30

$38

Level 4, 5, 6

8:00 am

9:00 am

10:00 am

11:00 am

4:35 pm

5:30 pm

50 min

$35

$43

Diving

N/A

4:35 pm

5:30 pm

50min

$48

$53

Saturdays

Saturday Sessions

Dates

Registration Starts (7 pm)

Session 1

June 23, 30, July 7, 14

June 7

Session 2

July 21, 28, August 4, 11

July 5

Saturday Lessons

Times

Lesson Length

Member

Non-Member

Parent/Tot

11:00 am

40 min

$30

$35

Pre-school 1, 2, 3

Level 1, 2, 3

9:30 am

10:15 am

11:00 am

40 min

$30

$35

Level 4, 5, 6

9:55 am

10:50 am

50 min

$35

$40

Swim Levels Decriptions

Instructors reserve the right to change your child's class level in accordance with their skills on the first day of class.

Private & Semi-Private Swim Lessons

Our trained instructors can help you perfect your stoke, get you in shape for a triathlon or help you learn how to snorkel. Try individual lessons or get a group together for some great instruction. Registration starts June 8. Call the front desk at (801) 568-4600 to make an appointment. Lessons must be paid in advance.

Option One: Four 30-minute lessons

Private

Semi-Private (Minimum 2 people)

Member

$65

$48/person

Non-Member

$70

$53/person

Option Two: One 30-minute lesson

Private

Semi-Private (Minimum 2 people)

Member

$25

$18/person

Non-Member

$30

$23/person

Note: Scheduling is based upon instructor availability. Contact with instructor must be made 24 hours prior to lesson to reschedule. If cancelled or no show, the lesson will be forfeited.

ACES Pre-Comp Swim Team 2018 (Ages 6-18)

Participants should have the ability to swim 25 yards and knowledge of butterfly, front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke. This program strives to develop the 4 competitive strokes, dives and turns.

Dates

Practice Times

(K-7th grade)

Practice Times

(8th Grade & Up

Member

Non-Member

May 29-Aug 6

M, W, F 8-9am

M - F 5:30-6:30pm

M, W, F 8-9am

M - F 6:00-7:30pm

$200

$225

 Lifeguard Training (LGT) Course (Ages 15 and up)

Students will be taught the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course. Students are required to pass a pre-test prior to taking the course. Students must be 15 by end of course to participate. Students must pass a written and swim test with at least 80% to become certified. Students must attend all classes. Registration opens online and in person March 1, 2018. 

Class Dates

May 7-12, 2018 or May 14-19 2018

Day/Time

Monday -Friday: 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Saturday: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Pre-Test

300 yard swim (front crawl and breaststroke only)
Tread water for 2 minutes using only legs
Timed retrieval of 10 pound object

Fee

$185 paid to Alta Canyon (includes pre-test, books, and certification cards)

Upon completion of your LGT Certification, you are not guaranteed employment at Alta Canyon Sports Center.

Lifeguard Instructor Training (LGI) Course (Ages 17 and up)

Students will be taught American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor skills. Students have pre-course requirements as well as in person training. Students must meet pre-course requirements before continuing in the in-person courses. Students will teach 4 practice teaching assignments and pass a written exam with an 80%. Registration opens online and in person March 1, 2018. 

Class Dates

April 30-May 5, 2018

Day/Time

Monday -Friday: 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Saturday: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Pre-Test

2017 Lifeguarding skills demonstration and scenarios

Fee

$150 paid to Alta Canyon(includes books, training and certification)

$35 to American Red Cross

 Upon completion of your LGI Certification, you are not guaranteed employment at Alta Canyon Sports Center.

Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Course (Ages 16 and up)

Students will be taught the American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Course. Students are required to pass a pre-test prior to taking the course. Students must be 16 by end of course to participate. Students must pass a written and swim test with at least 80% to become certified. Students must attend all classes. Registration will open online and in person on March 1, 2018.

Class Dates

April 23-28, 2018

Day/Time

Monday - Friday: 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Saturday: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Pre-Test

25 yards front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, and sidestroke
15 yds of butterfly
1 minute back float and tread water

Fee

$150 paid to Alta Canyon(includes pre-test, books, and certification cards)

$35 paid to American Red Cross

Upon completion of your WSI Certification, you are not guaranteed employment at Alta Canyon Sports Center. 

Activity Registration Policy

  • Registration is on a first come first serve basis.
  • Registration may be done in person or online.
  • Full payment must be made at time of registration.
  • Guardians must check their child in and out with the activity leader.
  • Alta Canyon reserves the right to cancel any class due to low enrollment, availability of instructors and/or weather.
  • All classes are held at Alta Canyon Sports Center.
  • In case of inclement weather or biological incident, the 1st delay will be held indoors or on the grass. If a 2nd delay occurs, the program coordinator will make arrangements.

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