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Other Swim Programs

So you've learned to swim already, and you're bored of floating in the pool or doing repetitive lengths of the pool. Why not try something new? Toronto offers a wide array of swimming activities which push you out of your confort zone and allow you to experience the water from another point of view. Take a stab at sychronized swimming if you're musically-inclined, or try out some competitive swimming if you like competition. Get out there and have fun!

Programs Map
Adult Swim: Swim Fit
The philisophy of this course is to promote and encourage fitness through the sport of swimming; to improve the swimming level of participants through stroke improvement and competitive swimming events; and to promote fun and friendship through informal social activities. Due to the nature of practices, it is required that adults (20 years+) are able to swim eight lengths of the pool continuously. Four lengths of the eight must be completed in 2 minutes and 30 seconds.
Challenge Bronze
An introduction to competitive swimming. Starts, turns and the four competitive strokes will be taught. This course offers the bronze progressional level. Prerequisite: completed Swim Ultra 5.
Challenge Gold
An introduction to competitive swimming. Starts, turns and the four competitive strokes will be taught. This course offers the gold progressional levels. Prerequisite: completed Swim Ultra 5.
Challenge Silver
An introduction to competitive swimming. Starts, turns and the four competitive strokes will be taught. This course offers the silver progressional level. Prerequisite: completed Swim Ultra 5.
Stroke Improvement
A program of stroke correction and improvement designed just for children. Class is limited to participants in or above Ultra 5.
Stroke Improvement - Small Group
A program of stroke correction and improvement designed just for children. Class is limited to participants in or above Ultra 5. Class size limited to 4 participants.
Synchronized Swim
This Synchro Ontario Trillium program builds strength, endurance, flexibility and is ideal for those who are between levels or who are looking for a new aquatic challenge. Prerquisite: must be comfortable to swim extended periods in deep end.
Waterpolo
The new Waterpolo offers swimmers the opportunity to build skills and confidence. Players will be introduced to ball handling, swimming and strategies necessary to the sport. In learning these skills, endurance and appreciation for teamwork are also acquired. This sport is ideal for energetic, competent swimmers. Prerequisite: must be comfortable to swim extended periods