Swimming

Our swimming lessons welcome pupils, children and adults of all ages (from 3 years) and all levels!

Our exclusive methodology, divided in objectives/levels, is designed to accompany pupils throughout their learning, from initiation to water to mastery and introduction to rescue.

During our lessons, we use the methodology and professional pedagogy studied and approved by Le Têtard school.
All our lessons are supervised by trained and regularly evaluated professionals.

It should be noted that we are working with professional learning equipment suited for all ages including buoyancy belts, learning foam tubes, initiation and development boards, fins , gloves, various aquatic objects, advanced equipment (lead belt, weights ...)

Whether in the friendly spirit of our mini-collective courses or in the exclusive comfort of our private lessons, the swimming lessons "Le Têtard" are the ideal for an optimal learning in a nice mood and in a top quality environnement.

Select one of the locations listed below to view its lessons information, activities and schedules

5 available locations for the pole "Swimming"

All our lessons are available on SUBSCRIPTION or on APPOINTMENT!

The SUBSCRIPTIONS corresponds to a weekly lesson, same day, same time and in the same pool for a pre-established period.
These periods correspond to 13 consecutive weeks (excluding Christmas and Easter holidays) and are designed to allow optimal learning according to our objectives / levels.

APPOINTMENTS allow you to join one lesson at the time. This is Le Têtard’s most flexible formula !
These one-time lessons are available throughout the year and therefore also during all school holidays.
This formula is particularly suitable for those wishing to discover Le Têtard’s lessons, or for those whose schedule does not allow for a regular session every week.

WARNING: Regarding all our formulas it is very important to define a LEVEL. It will allow us to personalize your lesson to a maximum and to form homogeneous groups (in the case of mini-colleges) for optimal learning.
In order to define a level, simply go to the Objectives tab of children's or adult level objectives to check which level corresponds to the pupil. During your first lesson, the teacher in charge will check the level and adapt his/her lesson accordingly.

Be sure to evaluate your children correctly using the chart below before registering them in a mini-collective lesson!

If you already are a customer, you will find the level of re-registration of your children in your customer account.
In case of problem, do not hesitate to contact us, we will be pleased to help you!

Our learning levels for the children are distributed with pedagogy from initiation to water to mastery on the official patents from the Belgian Swimming Federation - FFBN (Fédération Francophone Belge de Natation)

Nevertheless, we have added several complementary goals at each level, baby and adult in order for the learning to be as complete as possible!

Do not forget that during your participation to the lessons, you will receive very precise quarterly evaluations on your customer account !

  • Level 1 - Initiation to water (Duckling)

    Learning in the wading pool

    Objectives of Le Têtard School
    • Overcoming fear of water through fun.
    • Immerse the head in a fun way.
    • Progressively jump alone from the edge.
    • Discover leg movements in crawl and breaststroke .
    • Introduction to ventral and dorsal buoyancy thanks to suitable equipment.
  • Level 2 - Floatability (Penguin)

    Learning in the wading pool and the shallow part of the big pool

    Objectives of Le Têtard School
    • Learning of dorsal buoyancy with and without assistance. (Star)
    • Perform a ventral arrow with and without supports. (Edge of the pool, foam tools, board, ...)
    • How to dive step by step from the edge.
    • Recover submerged items by jumping, standing ...
    • Blow under water , hands clinging onto the edge.
    • Improve leg movements for crawl and for breaststroke in the ventral and dorsal position.
    • Realize the transition into the larger swimming pool .
  • Level 3 - Safety & Backstroke (Dolphin)

    Learning in the shallow part of the big pool and in the deep part of the big pool

    Objectives of Le Têtard School
    • Fall and get back to the edge on the back. (Free breathing).
    • Overcome the apprehension of the depth .
    • Realize 15m with a board only by leg movements of crawl or of breaststroke .
    • Swim 25m back crawled with equipment support.
    • Initiation to the breaststroke over 15m with adapted material.
    • Blowing under water with simultaneous leg movements .
    • To succeed in dexterity exercises , static buoyancy, dolphin jumping ...
    • Diving from the edge of the shallow part of the swimming pool .
  • Level 4 - Backstroke & Breaststroke (Dolphin bis)

    Learning in the shallow part of the big pool and in the deep part of the big pool

    Objectives of Le Têtard School
    • Swim 25m ALONE backstroke .
    • Swim 15m ALONE in breaststroke .
    • Initiation to maintain vertical stance head out of the water.
    • Diving from the edge of the deep part of the swimming pool .
    • Jump from the starting block , body extended.
  • Level 5 - Breaststroke & Crawl (50m)

    Learning in the deep swimming pool

    Objectives of Le Têtard School
    • Swim 25m ALONE in breaststroke .
    • Learning to crawl on 15m .
    • Swim 50 consecutive meters with one of these 3 styles (backstroke, breaststroke or crawl).
    • Improve endurance based on technique.
    • Initiatiation to diving from the starting block .
  • Level 6 - Technical (100m / 3x50m)

    Learning in the deep swimming pool

    Objectives of Le Têtard School
    • Technical corrections regarding backstroke, breaststroke and crawl. .
    • Develop endurance on minimum 100m.
    • Dive from the starting block .
    • Maintain vertical stance with hands out of water for 1min.
    • Swim 25m dressed , diving start.
  • Level 7 - Refinement & Rescue Training (All Patents)

    Learning in the deep swimming pool

    Objectives of Le Têtard School
    • In-depth technical development of 3 swim styles . (Backstroke, breaststroke and crawl)
    • Learning of the 4th swim, the butterfly .
    • Improvement of endurance. (200m, 400m, 800m, 1000m, 1500m ....)
    • Learning of aquatic turns and apnea .
    • Initiation to rescue . (Recovering the dummy, towing, rescue jump ...)

It is very important to define a LEVEL regarding each of our formulas.

This will allow you to personalize your lesson to the maximum as well as create homogeneous groups (in the case of mini-collective lessons) for an optimal learning.

To determine your level, you only need to check if you are able to achieve all the goals of a given level. As soon as you identify a level for which all goals are not met, you have found the right registration level.
During your first lesson, the teacher in charge will check the level and adapt the lesson accordingly.

  • Level 1: Apprehension of water or depth

    Learning in the shallow depth pool

    Objectives of Le Têtard School
    • Overcome apprehensions related to water and depth.
    • Develop ventral & dorsal buoyancy controle .
    • Learning the swimming style of your choice (crawl, breaststroke, or backstroke)
    • Improve propulsion, coordination, breathing ...
    • Exercise on specific supplementary objectives corresponding to the pupil’s needs .
    Are you afraid to swim where you do not touch the bottom ? Do you dread the deep waters? Are you afraid to put your head in the water?

    These lessons for beginner adults with apprehensions are recommended in individual lessons!

    Indeed, it is ideal to start with a personalized accompaniment. In this way, the teacher can be in the water by your side 100% of the time! It also allows him/her to adapt constantly to your evolution and to accompany you step by step.

    In practice, we will therefore develop, at your own pace, the safety positions as well as the technical exercices to master a first swim style.

    If you want to learn a lot in order to master the swimming, we will provide everything you need, but if you prefer to focus on a particular swim style (for example), it is also possible!

    You will be able to determine with your teacher which obstacles you need to overcome and those that you can avoid without hindering your learning and without leaving you a knowledge gap.

    Private pools are recommended for this level as they are more discreet and lessons are usually taught in a calm and reassuring climate.

  • Level 2: Learning 3 strokes

    Learning in the shallow depth pool and in the big depth pool

    Objectives of Le Têtard School
    • Learning from 1 to 3 swim styles of your choice (crawl, breaststroke or backstroke)
    • Diving from the edge.
    • Maintain vertical stance head out of the water for 1min.
    • Learning the breaststroke turn.
    • Exercise on specific supplementary objectives corresponding to the pupil’s needs .
    Want to learn how to swim and you are not afraid of water? You just want to correct your favorite strokes to improve efficiency?

    These lessons are intended for beginner adults who have no apprehension of water nor depth and who wish to learn how to swim!

    In practice, we will develop your favorite strokes through many exercises, but always at your own pace and according to your requirements.

    In this level, you can access 2 types of lessons:
    • Individual lessons allow you to start learning in a personalized way or to resume learning directly from where you left off. The teacher then adapts more easily to your progress.
    • Mini-collective lessons , composed of 4 people maximum, are particularly effective.
      Indeed, this limited number of participants allows to give priority to exercises individualization .
      In this way, the teacher can be in the water by your side 100% of the time!
      Mini-collective lessons are very efficient for those who like to take advantage of the group dynamic!
  • Level 3 : Refinement

    Learning in the shallow depth pool and in the big depth pool

    Objectives of Le Têtard School
    • Technical refinement of the swim styles, correction of a specific technical flaw ...
    • Learning the turns and the butterfly swimming .
    • Stamina improvement and apnea.
    • Diving from the edge and from a starting block.
    • Initiation to rescue . (Retrieve a dummy, tow, rescue jump ...)
    • Specific additional objectives corresponding to pupil’s needs .
    Do you want to perfect your technique in one or more swim styles? Would you like to gain endurance? When you swim, Do you get quickly tired or feel stiff in your neck or back?

    If so, this level is perfect for you !!

    These lessons, in individual form , allow you to resume your learning directly where you left off!

    In concrete terms, the teacher will suggest to practice exercises and progressions according to Le Têtard methodology .

    However, the teachers will of course always listen to you and respect your learning requirements !

  • In order to be able to have the time to prepare / prepare the pupil(s) for the lesson, it is advisable to arrive ± 15 minutes before the lesson start time.
    Indeed, the lesson starting time corresponds to the moment when the pupil may enter the water. It is therefore useful to plan a little time to be ready on time.
  • Wearing a sticky swimsuit as well as a cap (especially in the case of long hair) is recommended but not necessarily mandatory, depending on where the lessons are held .
    Indeed, private swimming pools do not require wearing the cap or a specific swimsuit model, while public swimming pools require swimsuits (shorts are prohibited) for men (no restrictions for women) as well as wearing a cap.
    It is always advisable to plan to wear sandals to avoid slipping when accessing the pool.
  • By medical precautions , you should not consider the baby swimming lessons if:
    • the pupil has asthma or other forms of allergy, including eczema.
    • the pupil who has cardiac disorders, stress and temperature of the water can accentuate heart rhythm disorders.
    • the pupil suffers from nasopharyngitis, sinusitis, otitis, bronchitis ... chronic or repeated.
    For any doubt about the pupil’s health, it is always advisable to consult your doctor.
  • Lastly, it is useful to remember to regularly check your customer account!
    Indeed, all the news concerning the lessons and pupils’s reservations will be notified this way.

Select one of the locations listed below to view its lessons information, activities and schedules

5 available locations for the pole "Swimming"