Lesson Plan 3 – 12 months


Lesson Plan 12 – 36 months


Lesson Plan Transitional & Prep


Lesson Plan Level 1


Lesson Plan Level 2


Lesson Plan Level 3


Lesson Plan Level 4


Swim Team Prep Workout


Skills Criteria 2024


Weekly Reminders

No Slides and Canoes


Keep your head on a swivel. ALWAYS position yourself within arms reach of a non swimmer. Stay outside of the Box or with your Back to the Ropes.  Keep your class in your line of sight at all times! 

Listen for the Whistle 

One short blast from the Deck Supervisor

Addresses Directional Teaching using Whistle Protocol 

Two short blasts from an Instructor

Get the attention of the Deck Supervisor/Deck Assistant/Water Watcher

One long blast from the Deck Supervisor

EAP Activation – In the event the Deck Supervisor is unavailable and it is a life threatening emergency, this whistle may be blown by the instructor.







Natick Training Forms

Winchester Training Forms


DOOR GREETING (to be used each time a class is called in).


As we welcome our students today, please make sure they are standing on the appropriate dolphins. In addition, all swimmers under 4 years old MUST have the proper protective layers on to enter the pool. Either: A single layer Splashabout swim product OR a double layer of any other swim diapering product one of the layers MUST be non-disposable and Splash About products are available for purchase at the office.




Hello and Welcome to Week 6 of our Spring Session!


My name is ____________ and I will be your deck supervisor. 


In Transitional & Prep our two year olds are exploring the effects of buoyancy and balance on the back. This is an important safety skill, as it allows students to stay near the surface of the water to breathe, rest, and possibly call for help.

In  Level 1 we are encouraging independent swimming on the belly with simple arm and leg movements such as scoops, paddles and kicks. We are looking for students to move at least 2 body lengths of the pool. This independent action will lead to more comfort and confidence in the water.

In Level 2 we are educating our students about swim safety by introducing the roll over technique. We are encouraging them to roll over and rest on the back if they become tired while swimming. This important safety skill can be used in any body of water for swimmers of all ages.

In Level 3 we are introducing side breathing by building on the roll over skill learned in level 2. At this stage we will encourage swimmers to roll over for a quick breath vs. relaxing on their back. Incorporating the arms and kick helps to reinforce the understanding of the freestyle stroke.

In Level 4 we are building upon “pizza arms and frog kick” introduced in Level 3 by refining the Breaststroke. We are reinforcing the proper body position, refining the arms and legs and incorporating the proper breathing and timing.

In Swim Team Prep we will be focusing on Butterfly.





Did you know that we have an unlimited absence and makeup policy!  Reporting your absence in the parent portal will ensure that your account is credited with an absence which you can use for a MAKEUP in another class that is not fully enrolled, has an absence already reported for the day or is a designated makeup class. Please report your absences ASAP so another family can take your spot! 

If you are running late, please wait at the door in the center of the of the lobby and the Deck Supervisor will greet you and escort your students to class.  Also, at the end of class, please remember to wait at or near exit doors for your swimmers.  As a safety precaution, we cannot allow students to wander independently into the locker room, if we do not see a parent/guardian with them. Just give us a friendly wave to confirm if you are not right up front. 

On deck showers are available and can be used for a quick rinse after class (no soap, shampoo, etc. please).  However if you are showering in the locker room, please be mindful of others in the facility and limit your time spent in the shower and please no reserving showers. Thanks for your cooperation! 

ADDITIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR WINCHESTER ONLY We ask that all customers please park in the YELLOW lined spots only. They do extend all the way around the building onto the other side of the pool. The white lined spots are for our neighbors across the street.