Tigershark Pups Swim Lessons

    Date: Monday, May 29 - Thursday, June 7* 2023

    *Lessons meet Monday - Friday with the second Friday being reserved for a make-up lesson in the event of inclement weather.

    Lead Instructors:

    Sewanee TigerSharks Head Coach Marion Knoll and Assistant Coach Nan Long

    Course Descriptions: Minimum age 4 years old.

    • Beginner 1 - An introduction to water skills. Breath-holding, floating on face and back, and basic rhythmic breathing will be taught.
    • Beginner 2 - For students who can float on the face and back, and can use their arms for limited locomotion. Coordinated arm strokes on the face and back, rhythmic breathing, and diving will be taught. NB: This is basically the equivalent of Rookie 1.
    • Advanced Beginner/Intermediate - Students who can float on the face and back can swim a short distance with a coordinated arm stroke. Breathing to the side, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, and diving will be taught. NB: This is the equivalent of Rookie 2.


    TimeGroupNumber of Participants
    10:30 - 11:00 amBeginner IUp to 10 total
    11:00 - 11:30 amBeginner IIUp to 12 total
    11:30 am - 12:00 noonAdvanced Beginner/IntermediateUp to 20 total


    $90 per swimmer. Must be paid online via credit card during registration or paid via check the first day of class. Checks should be made out to Sewanee Tigersharks.

    Limited Enrollment Notice: Due to limited enrollment capacity, we respectfully request that you not sign up unless you feel confident your child will participate in lessons. Payment is nonrefundable. 

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