Now Registering for Summer 2020 Classes!

Welcome San Antonio Swimmers

Schedule & Updates

The health of our community, staff and swim families are our #1 priority and we support recommendations from government officials on how to fight the spread of Covid-19.

We are registering for the Summer Sessions. Please review the rules and guidelines below for important updates from our team and Gold’s Gym. If your kids are going nuts at home and unable to join our Summer classes, we will happily get them in the water for some much needed instruction and fun while classes resume.  Call us today to reserve a spot with our @Home program coaches!

A Note to Currently Enrolled Families

We are as bummed as your kids are that our Spring I and Spring II sessions were impacted by closures related to Covid-19!  Out team is passionate about swimming and teaching and already miss our swim families. We have every intention to provide your swimmers the lessons they missed from closures. 

Makeup schedules are already being created and will be released as soon as possible so we can find solutions that meet your schedule.  We are planning to get all makeups done within 60-90 days after we reopen.  Please be on the lookout for an email from us with class availability and makeup registration instructions.  Thanks for your patience and we can’t wait to see you all again soon.

3 Reasons To Swim With Us!

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We pride ourselves on our amazing staff.

They are carefully selected adults that are great role models and true professionals. They go through extensive training and are held to very high standards. All have held aquatic teaching certifications or have college degrees and work for us full time making them true aquatic experts.

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Our swim coaches are held accountable to your swimmer’s success!

They have weekly expectations of swimmer progress and receive incentives for their students’ progress. When your kids win, they win!

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We communicate and partner with parents.

Each session our swim coaches communicate with parents about progress, challenges and successes. We look at it as a partnership to drive success for your little ones. Our team approach gives young swimmers the support needed to achieve their best results!

Throw in extra small class sizes, over 10 levels of classes for all ages and abilities and a 20 year old time tested curriculum…what’s not to love?!?

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Now Registering for SUMMER Classes

Classes Start June 8th !

Some rules and guidelines

that we wish for you to follow while enrolled with us are:

  • Please arrive 5 minutes early
    to be screened with thermometer
  • Bring your own towel
    (Gold's will no longer provide towels)
  • Bring your goggles
  • If your swimmer isn't potty trained, they will
    have to have a swim diaper under their swim suit
  • Please come already changed and
    ready to swim. Locker rooms are closed.
  • Please have your swimmer use the restroom
    prior to the start of the class
  • Temperatures will be taken upon arrival to
    ensure no one has a fever over 101 degrees.
    We will ask for you to not swim in the event you
    have a temperature over 101 degrees.
  • Only one parent/adult supervisor will be allowed in the pool area at the time of each child's lesson (max of 8 people in pool area at any given time; CDC guideline Gold's will be enforcing)
  • Keep 6 feet social distance throughout
    your time in the gym/pool area
  • Please log into JackRabbit Class and sign all Policy and Procedure forms before first day of class
  • Parents need a new Policy and Procedure form signed if the last one was from Jan. of 2019 or before
  • Bring a signed copy of the Gold's Code of Conduct (COC) on first day of class. Your Coach will email you a copy to print and bring with you on your first day of class
  • For name, put parent of (first and last name of child) and on bardcode put MGR Swim Sports

DETERMINE YOUR LEVEL

Browse our class levels to determine which class is right for your child!

Beginner Classes

Baby’s first experience in a structured class environment.  This class is taught to Parents and Baby together to introduce Baby to an aquatic environment with a gentle and gradual progression.  Babies will learn to breath control, kicking, arms and floating through a variety of games and songs promoting simulation of swimming movements.

  • Prerequisites: None.
  • Instructor Ratio: 6
  • Parents/Baby to 1 Instructor. 

Classes are 20 minutes long.

Instructors work directly with toddlers in our smallest group setting to gain independence from parents.  They will learn to respect the water and follow instructions by repetitive cues.  Swimmers will be gently introduced to floating, leg kicks, arm action, and safe pool entries and exists.  Swimmers will work towards floating unassisted on their front and back for 5 seconds and swim independently 5 feet with their own propulsion. 

  • Prerequisite: All students must be able to take instruction and work in a controlled environment.
  • 2-year-olds must have gone through Exploration previously and have MGRSS management approval to ensure readiness and swimmer safety. 
  • Instructor Ratio:  3 Swimmers to 1 Instructor.

Swimmers will be gently introduced to floating, leg kicks, arm action, safe pool entries and safe exists.  Bubblemakers will work towards floating unassisted on their front and back for 5 seconds and swim independently 5 feet with their own propulsion.  . Our foundation of learning front crawl and a safety skill called the rollover breath is introduced in this level. 

  • Prerequisite:  None. 
  • Instructor Ratio:  4 Swimmers to 1 Instructor

Elementary Age Beginner swimmers will learn with others their age and ability.  Swimmers will work to gain confidence and independence by first learning buoyancy and unassisted floating.  Class will progress into learning the basics of the Front Crawl and Back Stroke.  Swimmers will learn basic water survival skills and will be introduced to the Elementary Back Stroke.  The goal of this class is to swim 12.5 meters unassisted with at least one independent breath or utilizing the roll over breath technique.

  •   Prerequisite:  None.
  •  Instructor Ratio:  4 Swimmers to 1 Instructor.

Intermediate Classes

Students will learn independent breathing and build on their Beginner Front Crawl Stroke and Beginner Back Stroke. Students learn basic water survival skills and will be introduced to the Elementary Back Stroke.  The goal of this class is to swim 12.5 meters unassisted with at least one independent breath or utilizing the roll over breath technique. 

  • Prerequisite:  Completion of Bubblemaker or equivalent experience. 
  • Must be able to float on front and back at least 5 seconds and swim independently 5 feet. 
  • Instructor Ratio:  4 Swimmers to 1 Instructor.

Intermediate swimmers will begin the development of strength and technical form in the two primary strokes; Front Crawl and Backstroke. Swimmers are introduced to the Intermediate Breast Stroke in this level. Swimmers are working towards the ability to swim 25 meters continuously in Intermediate Front Crawl and Intermediate Back Stroke while demonstrating proper timing of the Breast Stroke for 12.5 meters. Prerequisite: Completion of Wavecrawler or equivalent experience. Instructor Ratio: 4 Swimmers to 1 Instructor.

Swimmers are introduced to the Six Characteristics of Advanced Front Crawl Stroke, Advanced Breast Stroke, Advanced Back Stroke and Treading Water. Swimmers are working towards the ability to swim 25 meters continuously demonstrating advanced technique of the Front Crawl Stroke, Breast Stroke, and back stroke. Prerequisite: Completion of Pool Shark or equivalent experience. Instructor Ratio: 4 Swimmers to 1 Instructor.

Advanced Classes

Swimmers are introduced to conditioning swims in Advanced Front Crawl Stroke, Breast Stroke, and Back Stroke while working on refinement of technique. Aquamaster swimmers are given introductions to the Butterfly Stroke, Side Stroke and Flip-turns.  These swimmers are working towards a continuous 50 meter swim of the front crawl, backstroke and breaststroke demonstrating advanced technique.  In addition, they are working towards mastery of the butterfly kick as a foundation for learning the timing of this advanced stroke.  Prerequisites: Completion of Waverunner or equivalent experience. Instructor Ratio: 4 Swimmers to 1 Instructor.

Students will fine tune the mental and physical challenges of conditioning swims with advanced technique. Students will learn competitive technique for the Butterfly Stroke, Back Stroke, Breast Stroke and Front Crawl Stroke.  Swimmers will learn basic life saving techniques. Swimmers are working towards the ability to swim a continuous 500 meters of advanced Front Crawl, Breast Stroke and Backstroke. Additionally, they are working towards demonstrating advanced Butterfly Stroke, Open Turns and Flip Turns.  Prerequisites: Completion of Aquamaster or equivalent experience. Must be able to swim 50 meters of the Front Crawl, Back Stroke, Breast Stroke demonstrating advanced technique. Must be able to demonstrate proper Butterfly kick and basics of Butterfly timing. Instructor Ratio: 4 Swimmers to 1 Instructor.

CE is our offseason training program or swim team preparation course. Swimmers work each practice on technique and conditioning focused on improving performance for future swim meets. CE classes utilize curriculum and drills from former successful swim team competitors on our staff. Prerequisites: Completion of Tiger Shark or equivalent experience. Swimmers must be able to swim a continuous 500 meters of Front Crawl, Back Stroke, Breast Stroke with 25 Meters being the Butterfly. Swimmers must demonstrate knowledge of advanced technique and proper turns.

See Classes online, meet our Swim Coaches and Enroll Today! Start by picking the location nearest you.

Alamo Heights

Serving Alamo Heights, Terrell Hills

Bandera Pointe

Serving Bandera Pointe, Helotes, Leon Valley and Alamo Ranch

Rogers Ranch

Serving Rogers Ranch, Shavano Park, Dominion and Stone Oak

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