Swim Lessons at TYC
Join us this summer for swim lessons at our beautiful harborside pool. Lessons are provided by certified swim instructors and are offered in an extended single session throughout the summer.
Tiverton is a beautiful seaside community with abundant spaces to enjoy a variety of water activities. The Tiverton Yacht Club aims to support our local and surrounding communities with access to swim lessons for both TYC members and non-members.
Lessons will begin on Thursday, July 2, and run through Thursday, August 20, 2020. See below for pricing information as well as swim schedules.
TYC Members ………………$100.00
*Non-members are invited to use the pool during their assigned swim lesson. The pool is designated for TYC members for recreational use.
Please consider joining TYC to receive full member benefits*
Class Descriptions and Schedule
The TYC Swim Program focuses on developing and improving each student’s skills by providing them the opportunity to learn and master each swim element before moving on to the next. Students are able to receive individualized support in a group format to develop competencies to help them to feel safe and confident in the water.
All instruction is under the direction of certified swim instructors.
Children (Ages 6 months and up) will be assessed for their current level and spend time learning these water safety and stroke fundamentals.
|Level and Course Title||Days||Times||Course Description|
|L1 Intro to water skills||Tuesday & Thursday||11:15 - 11:45||Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it|
|L2 Fundamental Aquatic Skills||Tuesday & Thursday||
|Students will learn basic swimming skills|
|L3 Stroke Development||Tuesday & Thursday||9:30-10:15||Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills|
|L4 Stroke Development||Tuesday & Thursday||8:45-9:30||Students will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their strokes, and gain additional aquatic skills|
|L5/6 Swimming and Skill Proficiency||Tuesday & Thursday||8:00-8:45||Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced course levels.|
To enroll, complete the Online Swim Application or alternatively you may print, fill out and mail the Paper TYC Swim Application.
For registration and application information please see the Camp section of the website.
The TYC Pool is only open when lifeguards are on duty.
Please obey the posted pool rules and directions of the lifeguard.
The pool will close and all swimmers must leave the pool at the direction of the lifeguard if a thunderstorm approaches the area. If you can hear thunder, the pool will close.
The pool will be closed if it is raining. If it clears we will try to reopen as best we can.
The Pool will open June 26th and close just after Labor Day.
TYC Pool Operating Policy as required by the RI Department of Health:
a) any person with an infectious and/or communicable disease shall be prohibited from utilizing the TYC swimming pool, including persons with open lesions, blisters and/or cuts or rashes;
b) Spitting, spouting water, and blowing the nose in the TYC swimming pool is prohibited;
c) Running, the boisterous, or rough play in the swimming pool, and/or surrounding areas is prohibited;
d) Pets and other animals in the swimming pool except for seeing-eyed dogs accompanied by a blind person are prohibited;
e) Diving into the swimming pool is prohibited;
f) A cleansing shower prior to entering swimming pools is required;
g) Food and drink within the swimming pool enclosure is prohibited; and
h) such other provisions as the TYC or lifeguard on duty may deem necessary
Head Swim Instructos and Lifeguards: