Swim Lessons at Repsol Sport Centre in Calgary
Why choose Repsol Sport Centre Swim Programs?
- Amazing instructors! Our team is passionate and knowledgeable about swimming and enjoy helping people of all ages learn in the water – we do it because we love it!
- High quality programs! Our programs are tailored to meet your needs, while providing skill-based instruction to support development of strong swimmers.
- Amazing facility! Swimmers will be inspired to learn and train in our water alongside international-level athletes! We have a warm shallow teach pool, two 50m pools and a dive tank to explore.
- Easy access! We are centrally located in a prime location close to downtown.
- Great value! We offer a variety of programs for all ages and skill levels at competitive rates.
Register for Swim Lessons
Swim Abilities – NEW
Designed to support swimmers with special needs in achieving their beginner swimmer goals and to increase their safety, independence, and enjoyment in and around the water. Progressions accommodate swimmers with no previous swimming experience to those building to supported swims of up to 25m. Swimmers are provided with one-on-one support from parents, caregivers or aides who participate in the program with them.
Swim Abilities 1 – geared towards beginning swimming experience.
Swim Abilities 2 – geared towards individuals already comfortable in the water.
Come play and learn with your 3 month to 1-year-old! Babies and toddlers can explore the water through activities, songs and games while also having the comfort of caregivers by their side. Lessons include water safety, comfort and play in the water, and an introduction of a few basic swimming skills.
Dinos is a participation-based program and is a great introduction to water, or a continuation from Ducklings. Parents and toddlers learn to relax and enjoy the water together while developing basic skills through activities, songs and games.
I Can Swim Preschool
A progressive, skill-based, learn to swim program that teaches water skills and focuses on entries and exits, submersion and breath control, floating, gliding and treading water. Building upon these initial skills, swimmers will begin to work on skills needed for butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle. The pre-school levels are outlined below:
Dolphins 1 – Children become comfortable with their first independent water experiences. Fundamental movement skills are introduced.
Dolphins 2 – Dolphins 2 is for children who are comfortable being independent in the water. Preschoolers are introduced to front and back paddle and various deep water skills.
Dolphins 3 – Children develop the basic skills for freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly.
Super Dolphins – Children are challenged to develop skills at the Stage 2 level to prepare them to transition into the Stage 2 class.
I Can Swim School
A progressive, skill based, learn to swim program that teaches 54 water skills and focuses on butterfly, backstroke, freestyle, water safety, entries and turns. The program will progress from skills such as submerging, floating, kicking and gliding in Stage 1 to include deep water paddling and treading, diving, freestyle and backstroke in Stage 2. Fitness and endurance becomes a focus as well as breaststroke and butterfly in Stage 3. The school stages are outlined below:breaststroke, freestyle, water safety, entries and turns. The program will progress from skills such as submerging, floating, kicking and gliding in Stage 1 to include deep water paddling and treading, diving, freestyle and backstroke in Stage 2. Fitness and endurance becomes a focus as well as breaststroke and butterfly in Stage 3. The school stages are outlined below:
Stages 1 – Orientation to water: Establishes a sound basis for the future acquisition of swimming skills. Children develop the fundamentals of swimming while learning to be comfortable and relaxed in the water. Includes 3 sub-stages: I Can Float, I Can Glide, and I Can Kick.
Stages 2 – Focuses on basic movements and orientation ability needed for swimming skills like arm action, sculling and breathing. Includes 3 sub-stages: BEG – I Can Paddle, INT – I Can Dive, and ADV – I Can Freestyle.
Stages 3 – Focuses on improving reaction/rhythm and increasing endurance for all four strokes. Advanced dives and basic starts and turns are also covered. Includes 3 sub-stages: BEG – I Can Backstroke, INT – I Can Breaststroke, and ADV – I Can Butterfly.
Aquatic Private Lessons
New and improved private aquatic lessons now include goal setting, specialized instruction and customization to meet you or your child's needs. In these one-on-one sessions, you'll see advanced progression in both technique and endurance. It's way more than a swimming lesson! We also take Instructor requests and do our best to meet them; when registering please indicate if you have an Instructor preference. Maximum of 1 person. For an additional charge a second participant can be added as a semi-private lesson, please contact Rachel Baird at email@example.com for more information.
30 minute private lessons – geared towards those learning to swim as they will take place entirely in the Teach Pool (no lane space available)
45 minute private lessons – geared towards those wanting to learn to swim and improve their stroke technique (access to lane and Teach Pool)
One-Off Aquatic Private Lessons
We are now accepting requests for one-off private aquatic lessons for those participants that can’t find a registered private lesson program that works for them. We require a minimum of two weeks (14 days) notice to process these requests. Please contact Rachel Baird for more information and pricing at firstname.lastname@example.org
Make all your dreams come true and learn to swim like a mermaid or merman in this whimsical new program! These classes will include a mix of basic synchronized swimming skills, dolphin kick undulation, mono-fin training and tail care tips. Classes will be taught by certified I Can Swim Instructors whose life-long wish is to become Mermaids. Classes will take place in the Teach Pool and Dive Tank. This program is for participants between 8-12 years that have completed Stage 2 or equivalent (Red Cross Swim Kids 5 or Lifesaving Swimmer 3).
Note: Tails/mono-fins are required and are not included within the program cost. Tails with mono-fins start at $99US through Fin Fun, check them out at: http://www.finfunmermaid.com/shop-mermaid-tails/mermaid-tail-sets.html
Once you have found the tail you want you can contact Rachel to place the order or order online directly through Fin Fun. You are also able to bring your own tail made from breathable swimsuit material. Please contact Rachel Baird at email@example.com for orders/more information.
Aquatics for Life – Adult Lessons
Adult Swim Lessons is a progressive, skill-based, learn to swim and fitness program that teaches swimming and fitness skills that are focused on butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, freestyle, water safety, entries and turns.