Q: Where are lessons conducted?
All lessons and courses are conducted privately at an outdoor residential pool, that provides a quiet and calming atmosphere for students and families in Georgetown, TX. For geographic reference, lessons are held near the Teravista neighborhood (78628).
Q: How much do lessons cost?
All lessons and courses are conducted privately.
The cost for Survival Swim (6 Week Course) and Adaptive Aquatics (6 Week Course) is $140/week. Families registering more than 1 student will receive a multi-student discount: $120/week/student.
Learn more about why Survival Swim lesson course can actually save you money, in comparison to traditional swim lesson course.
Q: When does your season open?
We operate from mid-March - mid-October annually.
Q: How old does my child need to be to participate in Survival Swim lessons?
We offer lessons for students as young as 6 months old and have no age cap (we teach adults too).
Q: How long is each lesson?
The structure for Survival Swim classes are 4 private lessons a week for 6 weeks initially. Each session is 15 minutes long. This allows us to teach developmentally appropriate skills within a time limit that allows for a child's mental and physical retention without fatigue.
Adaptative Aquatic lessons are held for 30 minutes twice a week.
Q: What can my child possibly learn during a total of 6 hours’ worth of lessons? (24, 15-minute lessons)
For an infant, survival swimming is a baby’s ability to rise to the surface, roll into an unassisted float and breathe regardless of the water’s depth, for an indefinite period of time.
For a toddler or young child, survival swimming is the child’s ability to kick and propel through the water – roll on to his/her back to breathe – turn and swim repeatedly to the wall, steps or egress, and get out of the pool.
Q: What kind of training do your instructors have?
✅ Certified Survival Swim Instructors, through the Survival Swim Development Network
✅ Basic Life Support Providers (CPR, AED & First Aid), through the American Red Cross
✅ Certified Texas Educators (Pre-K-6th grade), through Texas Education Agency
✅ Certified Lactation Consultants, through the Healthy Children Project, accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
✅ Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians, through Safe Kids
✅ Child Life Specialists
✅ Certified Swimming with Autism Instructors, through Aqua Pro Swim Pools, P.A.L.S. Program
Q: Is your pool heated?
Typically, the water is warmed by the Central Texas heat. During off-peak season months we do run the heater (March, early April, late September and October).
Q: Is your pool chlorinated and maintenanced?
Yes, our pool is regularly maintenanced and treated with chlorine.
Q: Since you operate outdoors, what happens if 512 Swim Co. cancels lessons due to inclement weather?
If inclement weather causes lessons to be cancelled, each scheduled family will be individually contacted to reschedule their lesson at no additional cost.
Q: Are there scholarship opportunities available?
Yes, we are proud to partner with the Hope Floats Foundation to provide Survival Swim scholarship opportunities. Learn more here or contact us for more information.
To inquire about additional information or questions, please reach out to us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org!