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About the S3 Montessori Swim Program

  • Our mission is to allow community families the opportunity to learn and love aquatic programming through the Montessori teaching method. We believe in an educational and therapeutic approach that enables mastery of aquatics skills, encouraging individuality yet promoting positive peer support and development in the aquatic environment.

    Our curriculum is based on 3 pillars of programming:

    • Swim Safety
    • Swim Skills
    • Social Bonding
  • Level 1: AWARENESS
    Swimming Curriculum

    • American Red Cross Whales Tales Water Safety
    • Pool Safety for Parents
    • Safer 3 Community Water Safety Program

    Level 2: UNDERSTANDING
    Swim 2 Survive Test

    Level 3: MASTERY OF SKILLS
    Jr. Lifeguarding

  • Level 1: AWARENESS
    Swimming Curriculum
    S3 Montessori Objectives

    Level 2: UNDERSTANDING
    Mentorship to Peers

    Level 3: MASTERY OF SKILLS
    Swim Club-Intro to Competition

  • Level 1: AWARENESS
    Waterplay (facilitated by Recreation Therapists based on positive character building).

    Level 2: UNDERSTANDING
    Waterplay (facilitated by students)

    Level 3: MASTERY OF SKILLS
    Positive Friendships Developed at School

“My kids had a wonderful experience with Nicole and her team. They both made a ton of progress in just a short period of time, and were able to be with their school friends to boot! This was a wonderful experience, and we'd sign up again in a heartbeat”.

Shannon Hibbard

"“This program has been a wonderful way to help my son (and me) feel more comfortable in the water! Well worth the investment, we will be back for more lessons!! Thank you for all you do!!”

Carrie Fick
  • 5 min-Check in at Classroom station and obtain work plans
  • 20 min-Dry land water safety lesso
  • 2 min-transition to pool for swim skills lessons
  • 30 min-Swim stations
  • 3 min-transition to Classroom station, recap session and turn in workcards

 

“Stay & Play” add on option

  • 20 min-pool game led by Recreation Therapist
  • 10 min-freeplay