18 months is the minimum age to enroll in swim instruction.
Every child is different and begins at their own skill level. We offer three different programs to best teach water safety, confidence and respect efficiently. Progression varies for each child.
No, we recommend ending the use of swim aids when beginning swim lessons. Our program is designed to help children swim on their own without water wings / floaties.
A towel, a coat of fresh sun block/ sun shirt, and energy for fun!
It is best not to be present for Toddler Water Safety lessons. Instructors need an opportunity to bond and build trust in order to support your child through the process.
Instructors have experience determining if crying is fear or behavioral based. Crying is a part of the process, water safety is tough work for a toddler. A positive environment and experience is always the priority.
Lessons that are cancelled due to weather are rescheduled based on instructor availability or added to the end of monthly package.
Air temperature of 75 degrees required.
Water temperature of 85 degrees required.
Lightening and thunder will halt lessons, but light rain and sun showers are swimmable.
Weather will be deemed unsafe by your American Red Cross instructor 45-30 minutes before a lesson.
Yes, if there is no lightening present.
Lessons are paid for in full before start date of first lesson. The card used initially will be billed at the beginning of each new month of scheduled lessons. Lessons cancelled without 24hr notice are non-refundable.
Lessons are only available as a monthly package paid for before the start date of the first lesson.
Lessons are purchased in a monthly package. After you finish a program your child can advance into a new monthly curriculum.
Our programs are all designed for one swimmer to complete fully.
Success comes from one on one private lesson. We do not offer group enrollment.
Our programs success comes from one on one private lessons. Group lessons are not offered.
A credit is valid for 30 days from illness to be used. Only one same day cancellation credit is given for a monthly package.
Each swimmer is given one credit a month.
Only one credit per month is given for illness cancellations. Additional cancellations are not offered make up opportunities.
Weather is unpredictable in South Florida regardless of forecasting. Instructors will cancel 30-45 minutes prior to lesson, cost of lesson will be credited to account.
If you would like to cancel due to weather, 24 hour notice is needed. Full cost of lesson is applied for lessons cancelled by parent without 24hrs notice for weather. No make up lessons are given for weather cancellations.
Due to the high number of variable cancellation causes which include weather, illness and pool environment, makeup lessons are not offered for cancellations made without 24hrs notice.
Each child will receive one credited lesson for a same day cancellation due to illness each month. This credit is not carried into next month.
You will be charged full lesson price for cancellations made without 24hrs notice on additional cancellations within the month without reschedule.
It is family responsibility to confirm the home pool used for lesson is safe for swimming at time of scheduled lesson. ie; pool temperature is 85 degrees, pool cleanliness, and/or pool maintenance. Full cost of lesson applies for pool environment cancellations with less than 24hr notice.
Weather in South Florida is unpredictable and changes rapidly. SunFun Activities adheres to American Red Cross swimming standards for weather, 75 degree air temperatures and 85 degree pool temperatures and no thunder or lightning for 30 minutes within a 9 mile radius. Light rain with minimum air and pool temperatures is swimmable weather.
Instructors will cancel 30-45 minutes prior to lesson, cost of lesson will be credited to account.
Full cost of lesson is applied for lessons cancelled by parent without 24hrs notice for weather. No make up lessons are given for weather cancellations.