Swimming School & Levels

Milpitas Swim Lessons for Children & Adults

The swimming school at Milpitas Star Aquatics & Fitness offers swim lessons for children and adults of all skill levels. Our day or evening classes run seven days a week, and our indoor swim facility is an easy drive from Fremont and San Jose. Each 30-45 minute class has one swim instructor for every four to six swimmers. We also offer private and semi-private classes upon request.

Our standard swim classes are categorized as:

  • Beginning
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Pre-competitive
Our Levels
Levels Length Ratio Age Goals
Starfish 30 min 1:4 3-5
  • Comfortable in the pool with the teachers
  • Monkey walk
  • Submersion with assistance
  • Float on the back with assistance
  • Swim a short distance (5 yards) with digging and kicking unassisted
  • Climb out of the pool, jump into the pool and swim back to the wall with assistance
  • Seahorse 30 min 1:4 4-6
  • Float on back for 10 seconds unassisted
  • Swim a short distance (10 yards) with digging and kicking with upward breathing unassisted
  • Climb out of pool, jump into pool and swim back to wall unassisted
  • Goldfish 45 min 1:5 4-6
  • Rolly Polly alternately swimming dog paddle for 5 seconds on front and back
  • Kick on your back the entire width of the pool using sculling hands
  • Flutter kick on stomach and back in streamline
  • Flutter kick on side
  • Sea Lion 45 min 1:5 5-7
  • Kicking: Flutter kick on the stomach and the back in streamline
  • Freestyle and Backstroke: Introduce freestyle with bilateral side breathing
  • Freestyle and Backstroke: Introduce backstroke
  • Treading Water and Diving: Tread water in deep water with assistance
  • Treading Water and Diving: Dive in deep water with assistance
  • Sting Ray 45 min 1:5 5-8
  • Kicking: Flutter kick on the side
  • Freestyle and Backstroke: Introduce flutter kick on the side
  • Freestyle and Backstroke: Introduce side breathing with proper body position
  • Dolphin 45 min 1:5 6-8
  • Kicking: introduc Dolphin and breaststroke kick on the kickboard
  • Freestyle and Backstroke: Proper freestyle with bilateral side breathing
  • Freestyle and Backstroke: Proper backstroke
  • Treading Water and Diving: Tread water in deep water for 30 seconds unassisted
  • Treading Water and Diving: Proper dive in deep water unassisted
  • Treading Water and Diving: Proper surface dive from treading water
  • Flip Turns: Introduce somersaults and tucks assisted and unassisted
  • Marlin 45 min 1:5 6-8
  • Kicking: breaststroke kick and drills
  • Freestyle and Backstroke: Proper freestyle with bilateral side breathing
  • Freestyle and Backstroke: Proper backstroke
  • Butterfly: Introduce butterfly
  • Flip Turns: Proper flip turns pushing off the wall
  • Shark 45 min 1:6 6-10
  • Freestyle and Backstroke: Continue to refine freestyle and backstroke
  • Butterfly: Proper butterfly
  • Breaststroke: Refine breaststroke
  • Turns: Refine flip turns
  • Killer Whale 45 min 1:6 6-10
  • Freestyle, Backstroke and Butterfly: Continue to refine freestyle, backstroke and butterfly
  • Breaststroke: Proper breaststroke
  • Turns: Proper flip turns
  • While Your Kids Swim, You Can Hit the Gym!

    In addition to our two large indoor swimming pools, Milpitas Star Aquatics & Fitness also boasts a full-size fitness center with cardio machines, free weights, aerobics classes and more. It's the only facility of its kind in the Bay Area, giving you the opportunity to workout while your children swim! Swimming is a crucial life skill for children and adults alike, providing a great foundation for an active lifestyle. Call us toady at (408) 942-8889 to sign up for Milpitas swim lessons today!

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