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Lessons for children 1-6 years old
Lessons for a 6-12 month old

See what your child can learn!


Founded in 1966, Infant Swimming Resource (ISR), with it's Self-Rescue® program, is nationally recognized as the safest provider of survival swimming lessons for infants and young children. With over 45 years of research and development, highly trained certified Instructors committed to safety, and a proven history of success, parents can rest assured that their children are receiving the best possible instruction in the world today.

Infant Swimming Resource’s Self-Rescue® swimming program is scheduled 5 days per week, Monday through Friday, for 10 minutes each day for an average of 6 weeks.


With a focus on safe, customized, one-on-one lessons by certified Instructors, ISR’s survival swimming lessons emphasize health, ongoing program evaluations and parent education to deliver the most effective and safest results in the industry.


The ISR program is for children 6 months to 6 years of age.

Starfish Swimming

Starfish Swim School is a 5 level program that focuses on water safety to develop a sense of how to move through the water, and set the foundation for learning correct strokes when the student is developmentally ready.

Starfish Stroke School is a 5 level program that develops lead-up skills within each stroke level that focus on balance and rotation, air exchange, timing, pulling, and kicking.  There are also safety skill benchmarks incorporated into the curriculum that will continue to develop and strengthen good water safety habits.

Starfish Swim School Levels

  1. White- Trust & Submersion

  2. Red- Body Positions and Air Recovery

  3. Yellow- Forward Movement and Direction Change

  4. Blue- Rotary Movement

  5. Green- Integrated Movement

Starfish Stroke School Levels

  1. White- Freestyle

  2. Red- Backstroke

  3. Yellow- Butterfly

  4. Blue- Breaststroke

  5. Green- Endurance

Lifeguard Training

The American Red Cross lifeguard training and certification are imperative to the process of getting hired on as an official Red Cross lifeguard. Our detailed training includes both testing of hands-on skills as well as comprehension on written tests. The certification, which includes First Aid, CPR and AED training, is valid for two years upon completion and is accepted nationwide. The American Red Cross is the most respected source for training and certification of this kind.

Prerequisites for lifeguard training include:


  • Students must be at least 15 years old by the last day of class

  • Students must be able to

    • swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating proper breathing techniques using either freestyle, breaststroke, or a combination of the two strokes

    • tread water for 2 minutes without using their arms

    • without using goggles, surface dive 7-10 feet to retrieve a 10 lb object, surface, and swim 20 yards while keeping the object and their face at or near the surface of the water -this event must be completed within 1 minute & 40 seconds

Training with the Red Cross
Learn how to save lives and prevent injuries around water with Red Cross Lifeguard Training. The Red Cross has been training and teaching skills for effective responses to all kinds of emergencies for more than 100 years.

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