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SWIM
SCHOOL

Our newest addition to Troy Gym.

Now open at TG4

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Swim School at Troy Gym 4 is a brand new family-owned swim school in the Metro Detroit area! Our personalized program in our new premiere pool offers many exciting family-friendly options for children of all ages. As part of Troy Gym facilities, Swim School is the newest of more than 16 programs TG offers. Bring your family to swim with our family! Troy Gym offers rolling enrollment. Students can join classes at any time during the month and will have the same class schedule until you tell us otherwise! Tuition will be automatically charged on the first of every month.

Please see the group swim lesson age ranges and descriptions below to find a good fit for your child. You child should be able to perform all skills listed in the "Must be able to" section of the enrollment/registration page. We may suggest moving to a different level following your first class if instructors feel your child is better suited for a different level. Please contact swimschool@troygym.com with questions.

 

To drop a class, Troy Gym requires written notification. Send an email to drop@troygym.com seven days before the first of the month to ensure your credit card will not be charged the month’s tuition. The email must contain the parent’s name, student’s name, and the class you will be dropping.

All classes are 30 minutes long and will be held in TG4 unless otherwise noted.

BABIES/TODDLERS

BABIES & TODDLERS 1/2

Ages 6 mo-3 years

This fun introduction to the water will improve social interaction with basic water familiarization. Encouraging bonding with the parent and safety skills for both parent and child.

Parent required

*Children who complete Babies & Toddlers 2 may transition to Advanced Toddlers or Preschool 1

ADVANCED TODDLERS

Ages 18 mo-3 years

This low ratio class is independent of parents, develops confidence while building basic swim and safety skills.

Prerequisites: Must be able to perform wall waking, pull and kick simultaneously using barbell/noodle, float on back with assistance, blow bubbles with face in water. Safely enter and exit water with little assistance

*Children who complete Advanced Toddlers may transition to
Preschool 1.

PRESCHOOL

PRESCHOOL 1

Ages 3-5 years

Developing the basic skills of floating, kicking, and pulling while becoming more comfortable in the water. 

*Children who complete Preschool 1 may transition to Preschool 2.

 

PRESCHOOL 2

Ages 3-5 years

Building skills to include streamlining, backstroke, and full submersion with increasing independence. 

 

Prerequisites: Must be able to submerge with open eyes, basic kicking, float independently 5 seconds, safe wall entry & jump entry

*Children who complete Preschool 2 may transition to Preschool 3 or School Age 1.

 

PRESCHOOL 3

Ages 3-5 years

Improving basic skills of streamlining with freestyle and backstroke and introducing proper breath technique and breaststroke.

 

Prerequisites: Must be able to kick with board, float for more than 5 seconds, glide & recover, swim on back, basic pull & kick

*Children who complete Preschool 3 may transition to School Age 2.

SCHOOL AGE

SCHOOL AGE 1

Ages 6-12 years

Building skills to include streamlining, backstroke, and full submersion with increasing independence. 

 

SCHOOL AGE 2

Ages 6-12 years

Improving basic skills of streamlining with freestyle and backstroke and introducing proper breath technique and breaststroke.
 

Prerequisites: Must be able to kick with board, float for more than 5 seconds, glide & recover, swim on back, basic pull & kick

SCHOOL AGE 3

Ages 6-12 years

Refining freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and introducing
dolphin kick. 

Prerequisites: Must be able to kick with board, float for more than 5 seconds, glide & recover, swim on back, basic pull & kick

SCHOOL AGE 4

Ages 6-12 years

Continue refining freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and introducing butterfly and turns. 

Prerequisites: Must be able to perform basic freestyle & backstroke, strong kick, pull, ability to roll for breath, basic breaststroke arm & leg action with near/correct timing, basic dolphin kick

SCHOOL AGE 5

Ages 6-12 years

Continue refining and improve endurance, introducing starts and transitions for individual medley. 

 

Prerequisites: Must be able to perform efficient freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, using correct timing & breathing. Basic butterfly, correct kicking action

SCHOOL AGE 6

Ages 6-12 years

Continue improving endurance, introducing pace clocks, circle swim, and learning to build swim sets.

Prerequisites: Must be able to perform efficient freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke for 50 yards, correct timing & breathing. Full butterfly for 25 yards with correct breathing. Basic open & flip turns

45 minutes

SQUADS

SQUADS 1/2

Ages 6-12 years

Focusing on endurance, speed, and fitness to prepare for
competitive swimming.

*Must complete School Age 6 or pass a swim evaluation

75 minutes long with 15 minutes of
dry land.

ADULT AQUATICS

ADULT CLASES

Ages 13+ years

Help participants gain basic aquatic skills and swimming strokes. Teach skills and concepts needed to stay safe in and around water and to help themselves or others in an aquatic emergency.
60 minutes

AQUA FITNESS

Ages 18+ years

Coming soon

SWIM LESSONS

Ages 18+ years

Coming soon

LAP SWIMMING

Ages 18+ years

Coming soon

MEET THE MANAGEMENT

Katie

Swim School Co-Director

Katie has been in the Aquatics Industry since 2008, when she was in high school. Her specialty is
Pool Operations and Program Management. She is a Certified Pool Operator and an American Red Cross
Water Safety Instructor and Lifeguard. 

“My favorite thing about Aquatics is that it can become a lifelong healthy hobby for anybody- you don't need to be a competitive swimmer to enjoy the pool or reap the physical and mental health benefits of swimming.”

Aly

Swim School Co-Director

Aly has been teaching swimming since 1997 in England and Australia where she ran two of her own swim schools. She is certified as a Water Safety Instructor by the American Red Cross, a certified Lifeguard, and was a trainer of the Life Saving Victoria in Australia.  

“I am passionate about swim technique and also teaching people how to be safe in aquatic environments.”

Katrina

Pool Manager

Katrina has been a Lifeguard since 2011 and a Lifeguard Instructor certified by the Red Cross since 2017. She started teaching swim lessons in 2013 and was the swim lesson manager from 2016-2019 for the Troy Community Center. 

“I love working in aquatics to ensure kid’s safety and training others to be aware of the dangers and how to help.” 

Where Kids Come First

TG1&2: 1600 W. Maple Rd., Troy, MI 48084

TG3: 1921 Northwood Dr., Troy, MI 48084

TG4: 1311 Maplelawn, Troy, MI 48084

havefun@troygym.com

248-816-8496

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