The Meridian Pool prides itself in teaching the children of Meridian how to swim, we view this as a vital lifelong skill which every child should have the opportunity to acquire. Due to this high need we offer very affordable swim lessons with extremely qualified instructors. Your children will not only become excellent swimmers through the Meridian Pool Swim Lesson Program, but more importantly they will have a blast and learn very important water safety skills. We offer all levels of swim lessons from beginning swimmers to those preparing to be future Olympians, allow us to train you for your next triathlon. We recommend signing up for multiple sessions each summer and to continue with our program until at least level six is reached. Students will receive certificates and candy at the conclusion of their session. Come check out our facility and learn why the Meridian Pool is the most referred and most recommended pool in the valley. We offer the 8-Day Guarantee to ensure your satisfaction, days included in the 8-Day Guarantee: swim meets, inclement weather and facility maintenance.
|MERIDIAN POOL||Roaring Springs||YMCA||Boise Pools||Private Pools|
|Group Lesson Cost||$45||$70||$93||$52.15||$60+|
|Number of Sessions and Duration of Sessions|
|Cost Per Daily Lesson||$4.50||$8.75||$11+||$6.50||$7.50+|
|Private Cost||$100||Not Available||$220||Not Available||$200|
|Cost Per Private Daily Lesson||$10||Not Available||$27.50||Not Available||$25|
Level One: Lightning McQueens
Introduction to Swimming (Ages 3-5)
Students will become comfortable submerging their entire body under water, learn how to blow bubbles with their Lightning McQueen engine, perform a front and back float for 5 seconds independently and learn the basic arm/leg movements associated with the front crawl. The class is offered every half hour 9am-2:30pm and also 5-7pm with the students learning on the stairs of the main pool and also in the kiddie pool.
Beginning Swimming (Ages 5-7)
Students will learn how to swim underwater just like Nemo, demonstrate a front and back glide for 10 feet independently, swim front crawl for 15 feet independently, swim back crawl for 10 feet independently, and learn elementary back stroke. This class is offered every half hour 9am-2:30pm and also 5-7pm and is held in 3 feet depth of water.
Level Three: Sebastians
Swimming Skills (Ages 6-8)
Students will learn the basics of rotary breathing and display this with their front crawl stroke for 25 feet, independently swim elementary backstroke and back crawl for 25 feet and retrieve sunken objects from a depth of four feet. This is the level when students will be able swim independently across the entire shallow end. Level three is offered every half hour 9am-2:30pm and also 5-7pm and is taught in 3'6" depth of water.
Level Four: Pumbaas
Swimming Development (Ages 8-10)
Students will master rotary breathing and swim a distance of 15 yards, master backstroke with a large belly just like Pumbaa for a distance of 15 yards, be introduced to breaststroke, be able to tread water for one minute, be introduced to diving and be able to retrieve an object from a depth of six feet. This class is offered every half hour 9am-2:30pm and also 5-7pm and is taught in 4' depth of water.
Level Five: Monsters
Swimming Improvement (Ages 9-12)
Students will master the breaststroke, be introduced to the butterfly, be able to dive and then swim 25 yards for the front crawl, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke and the breaststroke. Students will learn how to do an open turn, tread water with a scissor kick, whip kick and rotary kick, and learn important survival floats. This class is offered periodically throughout the day and once during the evening, please check with the facility to see what time is available. The class is taught in 12' depth of water.
Level Six: Incredibles
Swimming Refinement (Ages 12+)
By the time students reach this class they are simply incredible. They will now be able to perform a shallow dive, swim front crawl for 50 yards, maintain a back float position for 2 minutes and swim breaststroke for 50 yards. In addition students will be able to swim butterfly for 25 yards, tread water for two minutes and swim backstroke for 50 yards. Students at this level will be referred to and recommended for swim team. This class is offered periodically throughout the day and once in the evenings, please check with the pool to see when this class is offered. This class is taught in 12' depth of water.
Level Seven: Future Olympians
Swim Team Ready (Ages 13+)
Students will perform a shallow dive and swim 500 yards in the following order: front crawl 100 yards, backstroke 100 yards, breaststroke 50 yards, butterfly 50 yards, sidestroke 50 yards, elementary backstroke 50 yards and 100 yards of choice. This class is offered upon request and is typically taught as a private class.
Available for all ages 3+
These classes are one on one instruction dedicated and intended for rapid improvement in a certain skill set with the swimmer. We recommend these classes for students with disabilities, timid swimmers, adults, and those students looking to advance at a much quicker pace than group lessons.