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Visit the Canterbury Crocs Swimtopia website for information on 2023 practice schedules, meets, contacts, and other details. Swim Team registration opens April 23 at 7:00 p.m. and ends on Sunday, May 21, 2023.  After May 21, families can still register, but there will be a $50 late fee. The first day of practice will be May 22, 2023.  

Suit fitting takes place on May 7 at NOVA Regency.

Communications are sent to swim team families through Swimtopia. If you are not receiving the emails in your inbox, please check your junk folder. Please email canterburyswim@gmail.com with any questions.

 

Swim Lessons

Canterbury Recreation Association's Hatchlings swim development program is designed for children ages 3 and up and covers a skill continuum from beginners through swim team levels. The program focus is to teach 30 specific skills across three defined and progressive level, led by certified swim instructors.  

  • Comfort is designed for our youngest Crocs and is aimed at building both comfort and confidence in the water.

  • Swim is for designed for those swimmers who are comfortable in the water (putting their head under, etc), but can not yet swim independently.  

  • Stroke, our most advanced level, is designed for those swimmers who can swim independently and desire to learn the 4 swim strokes. Swimmers from this program transition to the swim team (and often can participate in at least 1 meet during the season!).\

Each level will be offered 5 times during the summer as summarized below:

Week 1 [June 12th - June 15th]

  • Stroke – 8:15 – 9:00

  • Swim – 9:15 – 10:00

  • Comfort – 10:15 – 10:45

Week 2 [June 19th - June 22nd]

  • Stroke – 8:15 – 9:00

  • Swim – 9:15 – 10:00

  • Comfort – 10:15 – 10:45

Week 3 [June 26th - June 29th] 

  • Stroke – 8:15 – 9:00

  • Swim – 9:15 – 10:00

  • Comfort – 10:15 – 10:45

Week 4 [July 3rd, July 5th - July 7th]

  • Stroke – 8:15 – 9:00

  • Swim – 9:15 – 10:00

  • Comfort – 10:15 – 10:45

Week 5 [July 10th - July 13th] 

  • Stroke – 8:15 – 9:00

  • Swim – 9:15 – 10:00

  • Comfort – 10:15 – 10:45

$65 per child per week (Comfort, Swim, or Stroke). 

To register:  

1.  CLICK HERE to pay for your desired lessons (separate payments required for each child).  SPACE IS LIMITED; ONLINE PAYMENT IS REQUIRED TO SECURE YOUR CHILD'S SPOT.  Member login is required to access the event calendar and make payment.  

2.  CLICK HERE to download the registration and emergency contact forms.  Please complete one registration form and one emergency contact form PER FAMILY and turn in at the front desk or bring with you to the first lesson.  PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE ONLINE PRIOR TO FIRST SESSION.

Questions? Contact canterburyhatchlings@gmail.com

Please note: Members who make arrangements for private swim coaching or lessons outside of the Hatchlings program are reminded that such sessions may not be scheduled for holidays or weekend afternoons, nor may they take place during adult swim or in the lap lane.  

Canterbury Recreation Association, 1300 Pump Road, Henrico, VA  23238
Facility Manager:  Angie Hutchison, crasnackbar@gmail.com
Membership Inquiries:  joincanterbury@gmail.com

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