SPRING TERM REGISTRATION 2022
(25/4 - 26/06/2022)

INDEPENDENT SWIMMERS - CHILDREN 3,5 YEARS & OLDER 

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GENEVA - SPRING TERM 2022 REGISTRATION

25/04 - 26/06/2022

Registrations are done by creating a Family account and choosing your class depending on your swim level. 

Children 3,5 years and older swim independently with Red Whale. This means that there is no parent in the water with the children. If permitted, parents can watch the lesson from the pool deck without getting changed. There is no entry fee to join our pools. 

Please choose the correct level of your swim class - if you are not certain, please choose level below as it is always easier to change into a higher class: 

PLATYPUS - Children who are 3,5 years old & older and who are beginners. They cannot put their head in the water on command in a horizontal position for more than 3 seconds. They should be able to be separated from their parents for 30 minutes and be able to follow simple instructions.

 

SEA OTTER - Children who are 3,5 years old & older. They are comfortable in the water and can put their head under (including forehead & ears) in a horizontal position for more than 3 seconds repeatedly and on command. They should be able to be separated from their parents for 30 minutes and be able to follow simple instructions.

CROCODILE - Children who are 3,5 years old & older. They can dog paddle for 5 meters above the water and take two breaths without help or sinking. 

PENGUIN - Children who are 4 years old & older. They have achieved sea otter & crocodile level and can also perform a 7-metre straight, horizontal, head-in-the-water arrow without breathing with a strong, continuous kick. 

SEAL - Children who are 5 years old & older. They have achieved sea otter, crocodile & penguin level and can swim performing 4 consecutive crawl and backstroke with straight arms for 5m (lateral breathing not required).

DOLPHIN - Children who are 6 years old & older - They are able to perform controlled crawl (with lateral breathing) and backstroke for 10m. Only in Lausanne

SHARK - Children who are 6 years old & older - They can swim 20m controlled front crawl, back crawl, and breaststroke, with correct breathing. Only in Lausanne

For more information, please check our swim level page. 

Find more information here for children who are younger than 3,5 years. 

Classes last 30 minutes and are given in French & English.

Family discounts: 

10% discount on second child

20% discount on third child

30% discount on fourth child

Registration is by term. Each child has one lesson per week at the same time throughout the term.

Our pool is a teaching pool and we are only open during teaching hours. 

 

Please read our full terms and conditions before registering

A response to your questions can be found on our FAQs page. 

We do not offer trial lessons but for new children, you can cancel 24 hours after the first lesson

and you will be reimbursed for the remainder of the lessons. 

We currently teach in different pools in Geneva & in Lausanne. 

Weekdays and weekend in Chambésy/Geneva for children aged 5 months until 6 years old (depending on level). 

Weekdays only in Chêne-Bourg/Gradelle for children aged 5 months until 6 years old (depending on level).

Weekends only in Champel - Beau Sejour Hospital for all children starting 5 months old (closed for Winter 2022). 

Weekends only in Lausanne Flon for all children starting 5 months old (all levels welcome).

TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR SPRING 2022:

 

1.        Currently the Swiss Conseil Fédéral does not require a covid certificate to enter our facilities. However, should rules change during the Spring term, it will compulsory to follow these rules. Not complying to these rules will mean you cannot enter our facilities. If the government changes the requirements for entry to public spaces again, we will implement these new measures. There are no refunds or make-up courses if you cannot comply with the new regulations. 

2.         Masks are not compulsory in our facilities anymore either. However, should rules change, you will need to follow these new rules. There are no refunds or make-up courses if you cannot comply with the new regulations.  

3.         In case of cancellation of lessons due to closure of pool due to technical difficulties, there will be a life-long credit allocated to

   your family account. There are no refunds nor make-up lessons offered, even if you do not return.

4.         There are no make-up lessons or refunds in case of illness or absence. We cannot offer you another lesson or time during the term. There are no ad-hoc changes during term due to travel, or absence.

5.         Once you choose your lesson, it cannot be changed after 15th April 2022, unless asked by teacher due to level adjustment.   

6.         Only new children can cancel their lessons if cancellation happens maximum 24 hours after their first lesson.

7.         From January 2022, in case of pool closure by governmental or cantonal decision or by pool operator due to Covid-19, a life-long credit of the missed lessons will be applied to your family account. The credit will be applied at the next term you register. There are no refunds nor make-up lessons, even if you leave Switzerland or decide not to enrol again. 

Please read our full terms and conditions before registering

A response to your questions can be found on our FAQs page. 

We do not offer trial lessons but for new children, you can cancel 24 hours after the first lesson

and you will be reimbursed for the remainder of the lessons.