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Group Classes

 

Group lessons are a great way for kids to learn, not only from interacting with our experienced instructors, but by watching and interacting with their peers. At Machine Swim School & SwimLabs, we offer 30 minute group classes throughout the week for children 1 to 12.

 

CLASS SIZE

In our group classes, we guarantee no more than 4 students in any class. This allows our instructors to effectively spend quality time with each student in the class, ensuring that progress is continually made.

 

SKILLS TAUGHT / PROGRESSION

Machine Swim School & SwimLabs is a competitive-based swim school. This means that while we are focused on ensuring that each and every student is water safe, we strive to eventually teach students each of the four competitive strokes.

 

SCHEDULING

At Machine Swim School we always have a rolling start date, meaning you can enroll your swimmer at any point.  We believe in a monthly system versus a session-based program to ensure the continual growth and development of each student.  Once a student has mastered the skills of their level, they will immediately be promoted.


Because our group lessons are in high demand, we recommend signing up for AutoPay, which reserves your child’s spot indefinitely until you notify us otherwise.  Please call 703-281-2104 to schedule.

 

View our Class Schedule


 

Beginner Classes


Mini Gizmo

(Parent and Tots Together)

Ages 1 - 3 Years Old

An introductory parent and child class designed to familiarize children with the water. Instructors will educate parents on the skills necessary to teach their children in the pool in a fun and productive way.

 

  

Pre-Gizmo Jr.

3 Year Olds

A beginner level class for children new to swimming who may or may not put their face in the water.  Designed for swimmers who need assistance when in the water, working on the fundamentals of kicking, taking strokes, and breath control.

 

 

GIZMO JR. 1

Ages 4 - 5 Years Old

A beginner level class for swimmers who may or may not have had prior swim lessons. Designed for children learning to swim independently. The class will focus on safety skills and the fundamentals of kicking, taking strokes, side breathing, and backstroke.

 

Gizmo 1

Ages 6 - 10 Years Old

A beginner level class for swimmers who may or may not yet swim independently.  Designed for children learning the fundamentals of swimming.  The class will focus on kicking, taking strokes, side breathing, backstroke, and safety skills.

 

 

 

Intermediate Classes


Gizmo Jr. 2

Ages 4 - 5 Years Old

An intermediate level class for swimmers able to swim freestyle and float on their backs independently. Students are working on effective side breathing, developing backstroke technique, and increasing the amount of consecutive strokes. Children should be able to swim at least 10 strokes of both freestyle and backstroke before entering this class.

 

 

Gizmo 2

Ages 6 - 10 Years Old

An intermediate class for swimmers able to swim freestyle and backstroke independently with some breath control. Students will be working on effective side breathing, improving backstroke technique, and increasing the amount of consecutive strokes. Children should be able to swim at least 15 strokes of both freestyle and backstroke before entering this class.  

 

 

Advanced Classes


Advanced Gizmo

6 - 10 Years Old

An advanced class for swimmers able to proficiently swim freestyle and backstroke for an extended amount of time. Students work on the fundamentals of breaststroke and butterfly while improving technique and stamina of freestyle and backstroke. Swimmers work towards the goal of joining the 100 Stroke Club in freestyle and backstroke.

 

 

Mighty Mechanics

6 - 12 Years Old

A stroke mechanics class for our strongest swimmers. Students have mastered freestyle and backstroke, and have some knowledge of breaststroke and butterfly. Swimmers work to fine-tune their technique, improve stamina, and join the 100 Stroke Club in all four strokes.