Swim Lessons

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.

 

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Swim Abilities – NEW

3-17 years
Active Start FUNdamentals Learning to Train

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.

Ducklings Program

3 months - 1 year
Active Start

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. 

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Dinos Program

1 year - 3 years (parented class)
Active Start

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.

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I Can Swim Preschool

3 - 5 years
FUNdamentals

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.

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I Can Swim School

6 - 12 years
FUNdamentals Learning to Train

 A progressive, skill based, learn to swim program that teaches 54 water skills and focuses on butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, freestyle, water safety, entries and turns.
 
Stage 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.

The focus of Stage 1 Beginner is: entry and immersion, buoyancy and floatation (on front and back), submersion and breath control, and safe movement in the water.

The focus of Stage 1 Intermediate/Advanced is propulsion through the water: glides and kick.  Introduction to deep water, and a 25m assisted swim. 
 
Stage 2 – Focuses on basic movements and orientation ability needed for swimming skills like arm action, sculling and breathing.

The focus of Stage 2 Beginner is: streamline positioning and propulsion on front and back working up to 25m un-assisted, and introduction of over-arm action for freestyle and backcrawl. 

The focus of Stage 2 Intermediate is: Arm action and breathing for Freestyle and Backstroke, working up to 25m.  Introduction to breastroke, basic dolphin movement and dives.

The focus of Stage 2 Advanced is: Arm action, leg action and breathing for Freestyle, Backstroke and Breastroke working up to 50m continuously.  Introduction to basic dolphin movement, and continuous endurance (200-400m).
 
Stage 3 – Focuses on improving reaction/rhythm and increasing endurance for all four strokes. Advanced dives and basic starts and turns are also covered.

The focus of Stage 3 Beginner is: Perfecting breathing, technique, and stroke timing for: Freestyle, Backstroke, and Breastroke.  Introduction to arm action and breathing for Butterfly.  Introduction to turns, advanced diving, and continuous endurance (400-600m). 

The focus of Stage 3 Intermediate and Advanced is: Perfecting breathing, technique, and stroke timing for: Freestyle, Backstroke, Breastroke, and Butterfly.  Improving endurance (600-1000m) and techniques for turns and diving.  Introduction to sprints and starting skills.

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Aquatic Private Lessons

3+ years
Active for Life Active Start FUNdamentals Learning to Train

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 us at swimlessons@repsolsport.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)

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One-Off Aquatic Private Lessons

3+ years
Active for Life Active Start FUNdamentals Learning to Train

If you are not able to find a registered private swim lesson that works for your schedule, check out our one-off private aquatic lessons. Each lesson is scheduled for one hour and you choose the time and frequency. Prices vary based on number of sessions purchased and number of participants in your group. If you are interested in booking private lessons, please fill out our online One-Off Aquatic Private Lessons Request Form

Note: Minimum of two weeks (14 days) notice to process these requests.

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 ONE-ON-ONE

 4-12 sessions

 $50/session

 $60/session

 12+ sessions

 $47/session

 $57/session

 SEMI-PRIVATE (2 participants)

 4-12 sessions

 $38/person/session

 $48/person/session

 12+ sessions

 $35/person/session

 $45/person/session

 GROUP (3+ participants)

 4-12 sessions

 $25/person/session

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 $22/person/session

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*Annual Member is considered to be an individual who has a current Annual Full Pay or Annual Monthly Membership.

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Mermaid/Merman School

8 - 12 years
FUNdamentals

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 us 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 email swimlessons@repsolsport.com for orders/more information.

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Aquatics for Life – Adult Lessons

18+ years
Active for Life

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.

 
Repsol Sport Centre

2225 MacLeod Trail South,
Calgary, Alberta
   T2G 5B6
403.233.8393
info@repsolsport.com

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday: 5:00am to 11:00pm
Saturday: 6:00am to 10:00pm
Sunday: 7:00am to 10:00pm
Holidays: 7:00am to 8:00pm

There are no Group Fitness or Registered
Classes on statutory holidays.

Closed on December 25th

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