Swim Lessons



Mt Olive Pool Members ONLY


9 Different levels Ranging from 3 months to 17 yrs old 

5 Daily Swim Lessons ***Monday – Friday $75.00

Weekly Sessions begin June 24, 2019 – August 30, 2019

Session 1: 10:00am – 10:30am

Session 2: 10:30am – 11:00am

Register online 


Water Acclimation: 3 Months to 36 Months with Parent
(6 Children Max, Parent-assisted class)

A water acclimation class for infants and toddlers to introduce them to the water for the first time, reducing their fear and the potential of tears. We’ll introduce an assisted back float and submersion in this level. You should expect a lot of songs and splashing in this class while your infant freely and independently explores the water environment.

5 Goals of Tadpole:

  1. Water acclimation
  2. No tears/no fear
  3. Assisted back float with ears in
  4. Full gentle submersion
  5. Comfortable in the swim ring


teal octopus
Beginner Water Survival: 3 Months to 36 Months with Parent
(4 Children Max, Parent-assisted class)

Building on our Tadpole skills, little ones begin their water survival skills through a structured program of songs, games and fun. Your instructor will work one-on-one with you and your child.  Students must meet Tadpole goals in order to enroll in Swimboree.

5 Goals of Swimboree:

  1. Assisted back floating (or independent)
  2. Assisted submerged Torpedo rollover (or independent rollover)
  3. Full submersion sitting or standing
  4. Able to separate from the parent
  5. Independent in the swim ring


purple seahorse
Advanced Water Survival: 18 Months to 36 Months
(4 Children Max)

The instructor works one-on-one with each child following the same structure and emphasis on water survival as the Swimboree class. While the child is in the water, parents sit on the pool deck and actively participate in their child’s lesson. Students must meet Swimboree goals in order to enroll in Seahorse.

5 Goals of Seahorse:

  1. Independent back floating
  2. Independent underwater rollover and float
  3. Push from wall + roll over
  4. Jump + roll+ float for 20 seconds independently
  5. Independence from parents


orange starfish
Water Acclimation: 3+ Years
(4 Children Max)

Geared towards gentle water exploration and developing the child’s awareness to the aquatic environment while introducing the water survival exercises used in later classes. The total aim is to build confidence and self-esteem as well as develop awareness, and the ability to respond to new challenges while giving your child independence to explore the aquatic environment.

5 Goals of Starfish:

  1. Water acclimation
  2. No fear, no tears
  3. Supported back float
  4. Full submersion
  5. Independence in the swim ring


yellow minnow
Beginner Water Survival: 3+ Years
(4 Children Max)

Children participate in this small group concentrating on fun, safety and independence in the water. Watch as your little ones and their instructor have fun while learning beginner water survival techniques.

5 Goals of Minnow:

  1. Safe entry/safe exit with mobility using the wall
  2. Jump in+ roll over+ float for 20 seconds independently
  3. Independent glides back to the wall
  4. Elementary backstroke 10 yards
  5. Safe entry + stream line from the wall+ rollover+ float independently for 20 seconds

Turtle 1

red turtle
Advanced Water Survival: 3+ Years
(4 Children Max)

In this small group, children are introduced to propulsion skills for survival. Learning beginner strokes on their backs and fronts, they will be prepared for our more advanced stroke levels.

5 Goals of Turtle 1:

  1. Streamline with flutter kick independently
  2. Jump in+ rollover + float+ swim-flip-swim to safety
  3. Independently swim 10 yards of elementary backstroke with arms out of the water
  4. Independently swim 10 yards of elementary freestyle with arms out of the water
  5. Demonstrate breathing on the side

Turtle 2

green turtle
Beginner Stroke Skills: 3+ Years
(6 Children Max)

Swimmers focus on the correct arm, leg and breathing coordination for three strokes: Freestyle, Backstroke, and Breaststroke; students also get an introduction to Butterfly. Children are constantly moving in this class, swimming in groups of twos and threes.

5 Goals of Turtle 2:

  1. Backstroke 20 yards
  2. Freestyle 20 yards
  3. Recognizable breaststroke 10 yards
  4. Demonstrate butterfly kick 10 yards
  5. Tread water 1 minute

Shark 1

blue shark
Advanced Stroke Skills: 3+ Years
(6 Children Max)

Swimmers perfect their techniques in four strokes: Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke, and Butterfly. Children are constantly moving in this class, swimming in groups of twos and threes.

5 Goals of Shark 1:

  1. Backstroke 25 yards
  2. Freestyle 25 yards
  3. Breaststroke 25 yards
  4. Butterfly 25 yards
  5. Freestyle flip turn

Shark 2

black shark
Pre-Team Swimmers: 3+ Years
(6 Children Max)

Students are prepared for future swim team participation with attention on drills, starts and turns, individual medleys and increasing speed and stamina in the water.

5 Goals of Shark 2:

  1. Backstroke 50 yards
  2. Freestyle 50 yards
  3. Breaststroke 50 yards
  4. Butterfly 50 yards
  5. Starts and turns for each of the 4 strokes

Barracudas Swim Team

barracuda logo
The Barracudas are the superstars of our program! Coached by experienced instructors, students improve their individual technique. Swimming regularly to further increase distance, stamina and speed, this fun league develops competition and team-building.

Adult Classes

adult life preserver
18 years and older, Beginners to experienced

Small groups & personalized attention focused on the areas you need the most. Apart from the safety aspect, swimming is a great form of exercise with heart healthy benefits and no damaging impact on your joints.

Please note Make-ups not available for summer sessions. 

BSS AquaActive

Join us for Water Fitness Classes! Great for all levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced and Seniors

Classes are low-impact and focus on building and toning muscles, stamina and endurance. Classes are taught by our professional instructors and will help to improve cardiovascular and respiratory health. Appropriate for ages 18 and above.

Registration is currently open. Visit www.bssaquaactive.com to learn more and give us a call at 973-957-3111 to enroll today!

British Swim School North New Jersey is a premier provider of swim lessons to infants, kids and adults, starting from three months. We proudly serve Mt. Arlington, Hopatcong, Landing, Rockaway, Dover, Randolph, Roxbury, Ledgewood, Succasunna, Flanders, Chester, Netcong, Stanhope, Byram, Mt. Olive, Budd Lake, Hackettstown and the surrounding communities. To enroll call 973-957-3111 or find a class online