The Meridian Pool prides itself in teaching the children of Meridian and the surrounding area 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. We recommend signing up for multiple sessions each summer and to continue with our program until at least level seven 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. The Meridian Pool is in the discussion as the best swim lessons in the world with the most successful program teaching nearly 4,000 kids in our summer season. Come check out what we believe to be the best swim lessons ever!
Group Lessons $45 (up to seven students with two teachers if needed) Private Lessons $100 (1 on 1) Once again we offer the 8-day guarantee to ensure your satisfaction. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions
Swim lessons are offered 9am-2:30pm and 4:45pm-7:15pm Monday-Friday for a 1/2 hour each day. Levels 1-4 are offered every 1/2 hour and levels 5-7 alternate each hour. Four private lessons are offered every 1/2 hour. Choose the time slot that works best for you!
*The first Friday (subject to change) of each session is PIRATE SAFETY DAY we offer this fun and interactive component of our program every full hour. 9am, 10am, 11am, Noon, 1pm, 2pm, 5pm, 5:45pm and 6:30pm. Please come during the hour closest to your registered swim lessons or whatever time works best. Safety day is required to pass from one level to the next. Friday Fun Day is the last day of each session where the students are permitted usage of the diving boards and slides.
|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: Bush Babies
Comfort in Water (Ages 3-5)
Students will become comfortable submerging their entire body under water, learn how to blow bubbles with their race car engine (humming), 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 4:45pm-7:15pm with the students learning on the stairs of the main pool and also in the kiddie pool.
Level Two: Tamarins
Supported Swimming (Ages 5-7)
Students will learn how to swim underwater just like a fish, 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 (chicken eagle soldier). This class is offered every half hour 9am-2:30pm and also 4:45pm-7:15pm and is held in 3-4 feet depth of water.
Level Three: Spider Monkeys
Independent Swimming (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 4:45pm-7:15pm and is taught in 3-6 feet depth of water.
Level Four: Chimpanzees
Independent Progression (Ages 8-10)
Students will master rotary breathing and swim a distance of 15 yards, master backstroke 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 also4:45pm-7:15pm and is taught in 4-12 feet depth of water.
Level Five: Baboons
Advanced Swimming (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 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: Orangutans
Endurance Swimming (Ages 12+)
Students 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: Gorillas
Swim Team Readiness (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. On the Friday of each week the Private Lessons will join the large group of students for Pirate and Princess Safety Day and Friday Fun Day.