Schedule Lessons

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The Hosford Swim School brings their years of knowledge and experience to the pool to create a fun and safe experience for your swimmer.

To get started, simply fill out the form on this page.

  • Session 1: May 22nd – June 2nd (2 options for time: 5:30 – 6:30pm or 6:30 – 7:30pm)
  • Session 2: June 5th – 15th (5 options for time: 8-9am, 9-10am, 10-11am, 5:30-6:30pm, 6:30-7:30pm)
  • Session 3: June 19th – 29th (5 options for time: 8-9am, 9-10am, 10-11am, 5:30-6:30pm, 6:30-7:30pm)
  • Session 4: July 10 – July 20th (5 options for time: 8-9am, 9-10am, 10-11am, 5:30-6:30pm, 6:30-7:30pm)
  • Session 5: July 24th – August 3rd (5 options for time: 8-9am, 9-10am, 10-11am, 5:30-6:30pm, 6:30-7:30pm)

Simply fill out the form by picking your date, information and making your payment! Prices start at only $125* (*for Killearn Country Club Members)

Skill Levels

Beginners: (Ages 2+) Even though the prime age to learn to swim is 3 years old, we like to start them at 2 years old. At this age we teach more of a survival skills than swimming.  Depending on the age and the motor skills of the swimmer, this level of swimming will differ to each child.

If this is your child’s first time taking swimming lessons it may be harder for you than your swimmer. Getting a child acclimated to the instructor and to the water is a battle on its own. The first few days are a little hectic if they hate the water, but by the end of the week you should already see a big change. The Second week is a whole lot smoother than the first week, so please be patient with us. Some kids take a little longer than others so please be patient with your child as well.

We ask that parents do not sit on the side of the pool while their child is with the instructor. This is very distracting to your child and to the instructor. If your child is upset and crying we found that out of sight out of mind works best in this situation.

Intermediate: This class is for mediocre swimmers who need to work on their stroke and breathing to the side. If you are thinking about joining a swim team this class will help you get ready.

Advanced: This class is for swimmers who want to become a better swimmer all around. If you are training for a triathlon or just want to get into good swimming shape this class is for you.

Schedule Your Lesson Below

At this time all summer classes have been filled up. Please contact hosfordswimschool@gmail.com if you have any questions.

A reminder that lessons are Monday – Thursday for 2 weeks. Fridays are used as a make-up class for cancellations due to lighting during the week.

What to Bring

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Bathing Suit

Please do not change your kid on the pool deck.

Goggles

We like for every kid to wear googles. We will have extra just in case.

Towels

Please bring two towels with you.

Swim Diaper

Please do not put your kid in a regular diaper.

The Teachers

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Malcolm Hosford, Pool/ Aquatic Director

Head Instructor and Pool/ Aquatic Director, Malcolm Hosford, has over 15 years of coaching and teaching experience. He is a High School and NCAA All-American and a Two Time Olympic Trial Qualifier.

Dick Hosford

Dick Hosford, a former swimmer at Florida State University, has coached at the High School level for over 20 years and at the Tallahassee YMCA for 10 years. Dick has taught beginning swim lessons for over 30 years in the Tallahassee area.

Contact

Address:
Killearn Country Club,
100 Tyron Cir,
Tallahassee, FL 32309

Email: 
hosfordswimschool@gmail.com

Phone:
(850) 631-0447