Friday, August 22, 2014

MLA Future Stars! Now an ongoing year-round program......

This fall we are pleased to offer our Michigan Lakeshore Aquatics Future Stars as and ongoing, year-round program!  Here are all of the details:

Michigan Lakeshore Swim School
SwimAmerica Program Stations 7-10

MLA Future Stars

This program is designed to give your child an exposure to competitive swimming in a non-threatening environment in which fun and learning proper swimming technique is the emphasis. Swimmers will receive instruction and drills in all four of the competitive strokes, survival strokes, and competitive starts and turns. Optional intra-squad and West Michigan Swim League competitions will be offered throughout the year to show off their new skills.

This is a month-to-month program. Participants may join at any time and there is no long-term commitment. Online registration using credit or debit card is required.

Prerequisites: Complete Level 6 of our SwimAmerica program or attend an evaluation. Check our MLA website for days and times for evaluations, and more info:

Station 7 - The goal of this station is to increase the distance your child can swim Freestyle and Backstroke and to learn to swim Breaststroke.

Station 8 - In this station your child will learn the Butterfly!  They have been practicing the kick since Station 3, now they will learn the arm stroke.

Station 9 - In this station your child will continue toward the goal of 300 yards of Freestyle.  They will also learn to swim Elementary Backstroke and Sidestroke.

Station 10 - In the final station your child will:
Swim 300 yards of Freestyle
Swim 100 yards of Backstroke
Swim 100 yards Individual Medley

Monthly Rates: Member $45
                Resident $55
                Non-Resident $65

Choose one of two practice groups offered!
 Practice schedule for Aug. 25 - Dec. 20:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 6:30-7:30 p.m.
OR Tuesday, Thursday at 6:30 p.m. & Saturday at 10:00 a.m. (space in this group is limited)

Sign up at
Questions?  Contact MLA Coach Troy Emmons
(616) 393-7595 ext. 118 or

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