be a Swimmer Swim Lessons
We look forward to Safely bringing Group Swim Lessons Back to Health Unlimited soon.
We are currently offering a limited number of private lessons:
Individual private lessons and semi-private lessons (2 swimmers-1 instructor) are available for children and adults. Registration forms are available at the Front Desk, and payment is due at the time of registration. All lessons are 30 minutes and prices listed are per person.
- Private per lesson: $29 Member / $49 Non-Member
- Private per package of 3 lessons: $79 Member / $140 Non-Member
- Semi-private per lesson (per person): $22 Members / $39 Non-Members
- Semi-private per package of 3 lessons: $60 Members / $110 Non-Members
For further assistance on private or group lessons, please contact the Aquatics Director, Valencio Jackson, at your convenience:
phone: 301-829-9730 ext. 105
Be A Swimmer Offerings
Lesson Fees – Member: $49.00 or Non-member: $96.00
(“Member” and “Non-member” refer to the status of the individual taking part in the class. Your child must be part of a family or parent/child membership to receive member rates.)
Health Unlimited may consolidate or cancel a class if registration is less than 3 students. A full refund will be given should the class be cancelled for this reason.
If a student withdraws from a class at least 7 days prior to the start of the class, a credit or refund will be given. If notification is given less than 7 days prior to the start of the class, a refund will only be given if we are able to fill the vacancy. A $10 processing fee will be deducted from all refunds. No refund will be given once the class has started!
Nonmember parents can now leave their children in our Kids’ Club during siblings’ swim lessons. Normal childcare fee applies – more information at the Front Desk.
Notice: Our insurance company requires that all persons entering these facilities complete a Waiver of Liability form prior to their entrance. If you are currently a member of Health Unlimited, this requirement has already been met. If you are not, or if anyone who will be bringing your child to swim lessons is not, you may obtain a copy of this form by clicking on the following link: swim lesson waiver. Please complete this form and present it to the front desk when checking in on the first day of lessons.
Parent and Child:
Water Babies 1: Parent & Child (6 months – 18 months) – Special bonding between parent and child as they learn to feel comfortable in the water together while working on basic skills such as water adjustment and exploration, kicking, blowing bubbles, floating and safety. Class size maximum 9.
Water Babies 2: Parent & Child (18mos – 3yrs) – Continual emphasis on basic skills with the parent while moving towards independence. Skills include water exploration, kicking, bobbing, blowing bubbles, front and back floating and safety. Class size maximum 9.
Preschool Classes (ages 3yrs to 5yrs):
Preschool Independent Water Skills (For 2 1/2 yrs – 3 1/2 yrs): This class is designed specifically for the 3 year-old just graduating from a Water Babies or other Parent-Child class. It focuses on getting the kids to adjust to the water independently, without parental participation. Other skills introduced are entering and exiting the pool on their own, bobbing, blowing bubbles, gliding, front and back floating and kicking. Class size limited to 4 students.
Preschool Beginner 1 (ages 3 ½ to 5yrs): Designed for the swimmer who is a little apprehensive of the water or who may not like to get their face wet. Basic skills taught include blowing bubbles, slow submersion and breath control, supported flutter kicking, back floating and supported front crawl. Class size limited to 4 students.
Preschool Beginner 2 (3 ½ to 5yrs): This class is designed for the child who is comfortable in the water and willing submerges their entire face. Skills taught include unsupported flutter kick (front/back), unsupported front/back floats with glide, and front crawl. Class size maximum 4.
Preschool Intermediate (3 ½ to 5yrs): This class is designed for the swimmers who are able to glide on their front and backs and flutter kick on their front and back without instructor assistance. The kids will build on their front crawl stroke with rotary breathing, and be introduced to backstroke. Other survival skills included are treading water and longer front/back floats. Class size maximum 5.athing), backstroke, treading water, and will be introduced to breaststroke. Class size maximum 5.
Youth Classes –6yrs to 16yrs
Youth Beginner 1 (6yrs – 10yrs): A beginner class for students who do not feel comfortable or confident in the water, and for those who rely on support in the water. This class is designed to help the child gain confidence with assisted and unassisted work on bobbing, breath control, front and back floating, kicking, and front crawl. Class size maximum 4.
Youth Beginner 2 (6yrs – 10yrs): This class is for kids who are comfortable in the water, are able to float on front/back, and push-off and glide from the wall unassisted. Swimmers continue to develop front crawl into a freestyle stroke with rotary breathing. Deep water orientation, treading water, and elementary backstroke are introduced. Class size maximum 5.
Youth Intermediate 1 (6yrs – 10yrs): In this class, the kids will work on refining freestyle with effective rotary breathing, backstroke with correct kick, and will be introduced to breaststroke. Swimmer must be able to front/back float and tread water for required time. Class will also begin to work on increasing endurance. Class size maximum 6.
Youth Intermediate 2 (6yrs – 10yrs): Swimmers must be proficient in freestyle and backstroke. Class will continue to work on skills and proficiency in breaststroke and be introduced to butterfly. Swimmers will also continue to build their endurance with challenging drills and longer swims. Class size maximum 7.
Youth Advanced (6yrs – 10yrs): Designed for swimmers interested in a more engaging swimming experience. The focus will be on developing strokes and turns to legal swim team standards. Swimmers refine and build endurance in freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly strokes. Class size maximum 7.
Teen Beginner (ages 11-16yrs): A beginner class for teen students who are not comfortable or confident in the water, and for those who rely on support in the water. Teen swimmers will gain confidence with assisted and unassisted work on bobbing, breath control, front and back floating, kicking, and front crawl. Class maximum 4.
Teen Intermediate (ages 11-16yrs): Swimmer must be able to swim underwater for an appropriate length, front & back float, and effectively tread water. Swimmers work on developing freestyle, backstroke, and breaststroke. Class size maximum 5.