1400 Lake Drive, Eugene, Oregon
Main Office 541-688-4052  |  Pool 541-461-7777  |  Gymnastics 541-688-8955

Facility Closure

11/15 Swim Meet
11/27 Thanksgiving
12/24-25 Christmas Eve/Christmas
1/1 New Year’s Day


No Classes
11/11 Veteran’s Day
11/27-28 Thanksgiving
12/24-25 Christmas Eve/Christmas

 

Pool Closures
11/15 Swim Meet
11/27 Thanksgiving
12/24-25 Christmas Eve/Christmas
1/1 New Year’s Day

 

GNW Closures
11/27-28 Thanksgiving
12/21-1/4 Winter Vacation

 

 

 


 

 

 


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Swim Lessons

We believe all children need to learn to be safe in the water. Swim lessons can begin a lifelong love of aquatic activity.

Research shows that children who learn water safety skills also reap benefits in overall cognitive, physical and emotional development…and it may also save their lives! However water safety education must be done correctly, following established skill upon skill development taught in a loving, fun and positively reinforced environment.

 

Glen Falconer Swimming Scholarship

The Northwest Legends Foundation, in memory of their friend, Glen Falconer, is pleased to sponsor the Glen Falconer Swimming Scholarship. By funding this scholarship, the Northwest Legends Foundation is striving to provide children with a positive outlet for their energy and endow a proactive program through swimming—a life-long activity loved by Glen. For more information, contact Dale Weigandt, 541-688-4052.

 

Schedule & Fees

Swim Lesson Registration

In-district walk-in registration begins Thursday, 9/11 at 8:30a
In-district phone registration begins after 9:30a.
Out-of-district walk-in registration begins Friday, 9/12 at 8:30a.
Out-of-district phone registration begins after 9:30a.
All patrons may only register for ONE swim lesson at these times.

 

Session dates/costs

 

Session 1 . . . 9/15-10/16 . . . $30 ID/$45 OD . . . 5 weeks
Session 2 . . . MW . . . 10/20-11/19 . . . $30 ID/$45 OD . . . 5 weeks
Session 2 . . . TTh . . . 10/21-11/20 . . . $27 ID/$40.50 OD . . . 4 1/2 weeks (No class 11/11)
Session 3 . . . 12/1-12/18 . . . $18 ID/$27 OD . . . 3 weeks

 

Morning Preschool Program

MW . . . 8:30-9a . . . Shrimp | Clam
MW . . . 9-9:30a . . . Penguins/Polar Bears | Tadpole/Guppy
TuTh . . . 8:30-9a . . . Clam | Oyster
TuTh . . . 9-9:30a . . . Tadpole | Shrimp

 

Afternoon Lessons

MW . . . 2:30-3p . . . Tadpole | Guppy | Shrimp
MW . . . 3-3:30p . . . Shrimp | Clam | Angelfish
MW . . . 3:30-4p . . . Bass | Catfish | Trout | Salmon

 

Evening Lessons

MW . . . 6:30-7p . . . Penguins/Polar Bears | Tadpole | Shrimp | Catfish
MW . . . 7-7:30p . . . Guppy | Clam | Angelfish | Bass
TuTh . . . 6:30-7p . . . Penguins/Polar Bears | Tadpole | Guppy/Goldfish I Oyster | Angelfish
TuTh . . . 7-7:30p . . . Shrimp | Clam | Bass | Catfish | Trout
TuTh . . . 7:30-8p . . . Salmon | Sea Lion | Middle School | TBA
TuTh . . . 8-8:30p . . . Based on demand

 


 

Level & Skill Descriptions

Programs for Infants/Toddlers

Developed and designed for parents and their infants/toddlers ages 6 months through 4 years.

 

Penguins (6 months-26 months) - A class designed to teach the parent methods of working with their child in the water and developing water safety skills. Both parents may accompany their child.

 

Polar Bears (27 months-4 years) - A class designed to prepare you and your child for their first independent water experience. Parents will work with the instructor to develop water safety and peer interaction skills. Parent(s) participation required.

 

Programs for 3-Year Olds

Developed, designed, and geared specifically for the 3 year old, independent of his/her parent(s).

 

Tadpole - A class designed for the 3 year old's first independent water experience. The child must be able to get into the pool without the parent. For 3 year old's that are not yet independent, please enroll in our Infant/Todler program.

 

Guppy - Must have the following skills to enter class: Listening and following directions; Water enjoyment and participation in class; Climbing in and out of the pool; Putting face in water; clearing water from face and eyes; Putting head underwater; holding breath or blowing bubbles 3 seconds; Assisted front float; Assisted back float.

 

Goldfish - Must have the following skills to enter class: Putting head under water; holding breath, 5 seconds; Bobbing with rhythmic inhalation and exhalation; Independent front float, 5 seconds, Front glide, 4 feet; Front glide with flutter kick; 6 feet, Beginning front crawl, 8 feet; Independent front float, rolling over to assisted back float; Assisted back float; Jump into shallow water; return to starting point.

 

Programs for Students Age 4-5

Developed and designed to address the needs of the 4-5 year old student, independent of his/her parent(s).

 

Shrimp - A class designed for the 4-5 year old's first water experience. Child must be able to get into the pool without parent present. For 4-year-olds not yet independent, please enroll in our Infant/Toddler program.

 

Clam - Must have the following skills to enter class: Skills as listed under "Guppy" AND 'Goldfish'.

 

Oyster - Must have the following skills to enter class: Independent front float, 8 seconds; Front glide, 8 feet ; Front glide with flutter kick,10 feet; Beginning front crawl, 12 feet; Roll over from front glide onto back and then back onto stomach; Independent back float, 10 seconds; with recovery; Back glide with flutter kick, 5 feet; Elementary backstroke with flutter kick, 10 feet.

 

Starfish - Must have the following skills to enter class: Front glide with flutter kick, 15 feet; Beginning front crawl, 20 feet; Roll over by taking a single arm stroke; Independent back float, 20 seconds; with recovery; Back glide with flutter kick, 10 feet; Elementary backstroke with flutter kick, 20 feet; Jump into shallow or deep water; return to pool edge; Sitting dive.

 

Programs for students age 6+

Developed and designed to provide basic and advanced skill instruction to the student 6 years of age and older.

 

Angelfish - A class designed for the first time student 6 years of age and older. Must be comfortable enough to enter water with minimal assistance. If your child is hesitant or fearful of the water, please notify the registrar.

 

Bass - Must have the following skills to enter class: Skills as listed under "Clam" AND "Oyster".

 

Catfish - Must have the following skills to enter class: Skills as listed under "Oyster" AND "Starfish".

 

Trout - Must have the following skills to enter class: Front crawl with side breathing, 15 yards; Independent back float, 30 seconds; Back crawl, 8 yards; Elementary backstroke with flutter kick, 25 yards; Jump off diving board; swim to pool edge; Treading water, 20 seconds; Underwater swim, 6 feet.

 

Salmon - Must have the following skills to enter class: Front crawl with side breathing, 25 yards; Back crawl, 25 yards; Elementary backstroke with whip kick, 15 yards; Treading water, 30 seconds; Underwater swimming, 10 feet.

 

Sea Lion - Must have the following skills to enter class: Front crawl with side breathing, 50 yards; Front crawl with alternate side breathing, 25 yards; Back crawl, 50 yards; Elementary backstroke, 25 yards; Treading water, 45 seconds; Combined skill: head first surface dive; swim underwater 3 yards; surface; tread water 30 seconds; return to pool edge using front crawl.

 

Swordfish - Must have the following skills to enter class: Front crawl with alternate side breathing, 75 yards; Back crawl, 75 yards; Elementary backstroke, 50 yards; Beginning breaststroke; Treading water, 60 seconds; Combined skill: feet first entry, 100 yards swim using any combination of strokes, survival float for 90 seconds, return to starting point.

 

Porpoise - Must have the following skills to enter class: Front crawl with alternate side breathing, 100 yards; Back crawl, 100 yards; Elementary backstroke, 75 yards; Breaststroke, 25 yards; Beginning sidestroke; Treading water, 90 seconds; Combined skills: 5 minute continuous swim, using any combination of strokes.

 

Whale - Must have the following skills to enter class: Front crawl with alternate side breathing, 150 yards; Back crawl, 125 yards; Elementary backstroke, 100 yards; Breaststroke, 50 yards; Sidestroke, 25 yards; Combined skills: 10 minute continuous swim, using any combination of strokes.

 

Programs for students age 11+

Beginning Middle School Lessons - For students ages 11 and over, this class is designed to build confidence in and around the water and teaches the beginning front crawl, elementary back stroke with flutter kick, and introduces deep water.

 

Intermediate Middles School Lessons - Designed for students ages 11 and over who can perform the following skills: front crawl with side breathing, 15 yards; back float, 30 seconds; elementary back stroke with flutter kick, 25 yards; jump off diving board, swim to pool edge; and tread water, 20 seconds.

 

Springboard Diving

This class will introduce the elementary components of springboard diving. Must be at least 8 years of age and have completed Trout or American Red Cross Level 4 or higher.

 

H2O Adventures

Try something new! This class will offer two days of instruction in each of the following aquatic "adventures": springboard diving, water polo, snorkeling, and competitive swimming. Must have completed Catfish or American Red Cross Level 3 or higher.

 

 

 


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