Ensworth’s Swim School aims to provide a safe, nurturing environment in which your child can discover a passion for the water. Whether your child is seeking to become a competitive swimmer or simply enjoy the water, we have classes designed for each level and desire. Striking an essential balance between playfulness, practice and safety, your child will be guided through new experiences in the water, helping to create an aquatic confidence as your child discovers new ways to make a splash.

Registration Process

To ensure your child is placed in the appropriate class, we require a phone consultation prior to registration and placing a child in a swim class. Contact Krysten Call, Swim School Director, at (615) 906-7479 or by email.

Our one-time registration is designed to allow you to register once and hold your child’s spot until you decide to discontinue classes. Rather than requiring re-registration for a new session, each child will automatically be rolled over into the next session until 30 days advanced written notice is provided.

Please contact Swim School Director Krysten Call
(615) 906-7479 callk@ensworth.com prior to registering for Swim School. 

Swim School Classes

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  • Parent & Me Class (ages 6 – 35 months)

    Designed for our smallest swimmers, these classes empower parents to engage in an aquatic experience with their little ones, with emphasis on safety and exploration of the many ways we can start to teach little ones the fundamentals of swimming.

    Weekly Class Schedule: Fridays @ 9:00 and 9:30 a.m.; Saturdays at 8:309:009:30 a.m.
    Cost: $100 per month
  • Parent & Me Plus Class (ages 18-35 months)

    This class is for our most comfortable small swimmers, specifically those making movements under water. The little fish in this class will continue to progress and build the skills they already know from Parent & Me and extend toward swimming with more comfort and confidence.
    Weekly Class Schedule: Fridays or Saturdays @ 10:00 a.m.
    Cost: $100 per month
  • Terrific Twos Class (2.5 year-olds)

    This class is the next step from Parent & Me classes and a natural progression for little ones who are asserting independence from parents. These semi-private lessons offer individual attention and peer interaction in a positive environment without parent participation. Swimmers learn water safety skills and work on balancing comfort and confidence with swim ability. 
    Schedule: Fridays @ 8:309:009:30 a.m.; Saturdays @ 8:30 a.m.
    Cost: $100 per month
  • Novice Swim Prep Class

    This class offers an exciting introduction to many swimming skills which each student will build on over the years, including breath control, comfortably submerging, floating, gliding with ease, water entry and exit techniques, kicking and the beginning steps to “big arms” swimming.

    This class focuses on safety first while having fun in the water. Teachers will focus on channeling each child’s natural drive for independence into a confidence-building asset as they develop a safe, fun relationship with the water.

    Weekly class options:  Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays @ 3:003:454:305:15 and 6:00 p.m.; Fridays @ 10:00 and 10:45 a.m.; Saturdays at 9:009:4510:30 and 11:15 a.m.
    Cost: $120 per month
  • Developing Swim Prep Class

    This class focuses on swimming skills that will lead to greater confidence, comfort, strength, and mobility in the water. Swimmers in this class are comfortable going underwater and are beginning to understand kicking for propulsion.

    Class Requirements: Child must be able to take a deep breath and go underwater on his or her own and understand the concepts of floating and kicking.
    Core competencies achieved in this class include: pushing from steps and wall into a horizontal body position on front, pushing off the wall into a back glide, independent jumping in and swimming to the wall, propulsion skills through strong kicking as well as using big arms, pop-up breathing and assisted rolling breathing.

    Weekly class options:  Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays @ 3:003:454:305:15 and 6:00 p.m.; Fridays @ 10:00 and 10:45 a.m.; Saturdays at 9:009:4510:30 and 11:15 a.m.
    Cost: $120 per month
  • Advanced Swim Prep Class

    Swimmers in this class are putting together all the elements of swimming well. They can coordinate arms and legs together and can navigate around the pool with ease.

    Class Requirements: Prior to joining this class, swimmers must be able to comfortably turn onto front from back to get to the wall, push from side into a streamlined front kick, and be able to swim big arms into flipping over onto back to rest/breathe.
    Core competencies achieved in this class include: going from streamlined kick to swimming freestyle, pushing off the wall on back into backstroke arms, swimming freestyle with breathing, navigating around obstacles with breathing and getting to the wall, kicking on side, and introduction to the competition pool.

    Weekly class options:  Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays @ 3:003:454:305:15 and 6:00 p.m.; Fridays @ 10:00 and 10:45 a.m.; Saturdays at 9:009:4510:30 and 11:15 a.m.
    Cost: $120 per month
  • Middle School Prep Group (Grades 5-8)

    Fall Session: Aug. 22 - Nov. 9, 2017
    Description: This group is for swimmers who want to get a jump-start on swimming for the middle school season. Swimmers will be challenged and taught what they need to know to make a smooth transition into the middle school season, including a fun swim meet on October 1st.

    Practice Options: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:30 or 4:45 p.m.
    Cost: 3 x monthly payments of $100
  • Adult Learning

    Ensworth Swim School offers private classes for adults who either want to learn to swim or just want further coaching on improving swimming ability. Contact Krysten Call, Director of Ensworth Swim School, to learn more.

Competitive Team Prep

The next step after kids learn how to swim, these groups continue to work on refining strokes and cultivate a love for swimming and competition. Team Prep swimmers have the opportunity to compete in four sanctioned swim meets, with a championship at the end of the season. Registration includes: a USA Swimming membership, team t-shirt & cap, fees x 4 swim meets and a championship T-shirt. 

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  • Prep 1

    The Prep 1 Group is our introductory Team Prep level.  Group sizes will be no larger than 6 swimmers.  Practices will be one time per week for 40 minutes.

    The group will swim the majority of the time in our warm water, instructional pool.  Children looking to join Prep 1 should have a basic understanding of freestyle and backstroke.  Skills they will learn include:
    • Pushing off the wall in streamline
    • Side-breathing on freestyle
    • Streamline kicking on their back
    • Backstroke swimming
    • Breaststroke and butterfly kicking
    Team Prep 1 - $80 monthly fee
  • Prep 2

    The Prep 2 group is our second tier of Team Prep.  Group sizes will be no more than 12 swimmers.  Practices will be two times per week for 45 minutes.

    This group will swim one practice in our instructional pool and one in our competition pool.  Children looking to join Prep 2 should be able to breathe to the side on freestyle; swim good backstroke for at least 15 yards; understand the very basics of breaststroke and butterfly.  Skills they will learn include:
    • Streamlining into freestyle/backstroke swimming
    • Consistent kick on backstroke and good body position
    • Continued work to refine breaststroke and butterfly kick, along with drills to build the strokes
    Team Prep 2 - $90 monthly fee
  • Prep 3

    Prep 3 is our top tier of the Team Prep group.  Group sizes will be no more than 15 swimmers.  Practices will be twice a week for an hour.
    This group will swim only in our competition pool.  Children looking to join Prep 3 should demonstrate proficiency in freestyle and backstroke, and be able to swim at least 4 cycles of breaststroke and butterfly.  Skills they will learn include:
    • Timing the breath in butterfly and breaststroke
    • Racing dives into underwater dolphin kick
    • Underwater breaststroke pull-outs
    • Learning the basics of using the pace clock
    • Swimming a legal 100 IM
    Team Prep 3 - $100 monthly fee
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Questions? Need to Schedule your Phone Consultation?

Contact Krysten Call, Swim School Director, at (615) 906-7479 or by email.