Our instructional swim clinics teach the skills necessary to ensure fun, safe experiences in the water. Both drills and interactive games are utilized to practice swimming skills. Clinics are open to both members and non-members. If you are unsure of which clinic level is appropriate for your child, please contact our Aquatics Director, Marie Jerore, at (734) 665-3738 (ext. 54) or marie.jerore@libertyathletic.net. Individual progression is accelerated due to our small class size and the personal attention of our experienced aquatic staff.

Adult & Youth Private Lessons

Private and semi-private swim instruction is available in increments of 30, 45 and 60 minute sessions. To book a lesson, contact the concierge at (734) 665-3738 (ext. 34).

Swim Programs

Parent Child
Instructor to student ratio is 1:8 for this class. Class focuses on becoming comfortable in the water and developing underwater for children under three years of age. This is a great class to help prepare your child for a class on his/her own.

Playtime for Polliwogs
Two- and 3-year-olds will have a blast in the pool during this aquatic adventure. Appropriate for kids who are ready to explore the water without a parent, the class is centered around songs and games that prepare children for future learn-to-swim programs.

Fish 1
Instructor to student ratio is 1:4, allowing children to have individual time with the instructor. Emphasizes becoming comfortable and having fun in the pool. While adjusting to the water, children will learn pool rules, how to enter and exit the water independently, basic paddle stroke motions, blowing bubbles and more!

Fish 2
Instructor to student ratio is 1:4, allowing children to have individual time with the instructor. For children who have mastered Fish 1 skills. Children will learn functional flutter kick, basic arm movements, front and back floats. They will swim independently for the first time and gain a better understanding of pool safety.

Fish 3
Instructor to student ratio is 1:4, allowing children to have individual time with the instructor. For children who have mastered Fish 2 skills. Children will learn front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, treading water, breaststroke kick, back yard pool safety and more!

Fish 4
Instructor to student ratio is 1:4 for this class. For children who have mastered Fish 3 skills and are comfortable in the deep water. This class focuses on fine tuning the front crawl with rotary breathing, back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke and elementary back stroke. This course will help build endurance, master the skill of treading water, front and back floats, streamline/pullouts, and introduces the children to the butterfly stroke.

Fish 5
Instructor to student ratio for this class is 1:6. For children who have mastered Fish 4 skills and can swim 25 yards using the front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke, elementary backstroke and butterfly stroke. The goal of this level is to increase endurance and speed while improving stroke technique.

Fish 6
Instructor to student ratio for this class is 1:6. For children who have mastered Fish 5 skills and can swim 100 yards using the front crawl, backstroke, sidestroke, elementary back stroke and 50 yards using the butterfly stroke. This course focuses on increasing endurance, swimming an iM, improving flip turns and pullouts. This course should be looked at as a prep class for swim team.

Swim Team Conditioning
This workout is held throughout the indoor season and is designed for kids who have reached at least the Fish 5 level and wish to swim competitively. The workouts emphasize technique and endurance. All four competitive strokes will be covered, as well as racing turns. These workouts are wonderful training for the Liberty Lightning swim team.

Programs

The Liberty Lightning
Liberty Athletic Club hosts a fun-filled and competitive summer swim team each season for ages 5 to 17 years. The team competes in the Washtenaw Interclub Swim Conference (WISC) against various local swim clubs. The team offers a program of competitive swimming open to all member age group children who wish to participate. Our mission is to provide the realization of swimming potential in each age group child in a constructive atmosphere of instruction and encouragement. Our focus is on individual improvement in each child, development of teamwork, and good sportsmanship. The season is eight weeks in length during the months of June and July. A programming fee is associated with the team to cover coaching, practices and meets. A nominal fee to the parent association is also required to handle social events throughout the season.

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