Fees and Registration
Frequently Asked Questions
- Is my deposit
refundable or transferable?
We do not offer refunds for
deposits or tuition for any reason at anytime.
Please be aware that the deposit is not transferable to
another child nor may it be used during another summer.
Our staff is hired according to our enrollment. If you
wish to cancel a credit (minus the $100 deposit and any
lesson time used) will be issued to you for the
following year. Please refer to our "SCHOOL POLICIES"
- What does my child need to bring?
Have your child wear a bathing suit, bring a towel, shoes,
and sunscreen (please apply sunscreen before you get to the lesson). Your
child can bring goggles, no face masks that block the
Put your child's name on everything and in a backpack.
We do have a lost and found if anything does get lost. A
water bottle is fine, however, due to possible student
allergies, juice boxes, sports drinks, and snacks are
Please arrive about 15 minutes prior to the lesson.
The classes begin promptly at 9:00 am and 1:00 pm.
- Where do we go the first day?
Please be patient SAFETY is our #1 priority. We have
a parking system so please follow the parking attendants
direction. They will show you exactly where to park.
Once parked, children aged 3, 4, and 5 will need to be
checked in at the table located under the blue canopy.
Children aged 6 and up will meet out by the large pool.
Staff at the gate by the large pool will direct you
according to the age of your children. Please take a
moment to get acquainted with your child’s teachers.
They will let you know where the class will be located
We recognize that separation anxiety may be an
issue for student and parent alike. Learning usually
takes place in a comfortable environment in which the
teacher has been able to establish a trusting
relationship with the student. It is
important that he/she be able to do so without the
distraction of a parent or relative nearby. *
We also ask parents to contact the office and
come up to the office for early dismissal.
Students may not be dismissed directly from the class.
- What if my
child has food allergies?
If your child has food allergies please make our
office staff AND the instructors aware of our child's
condition. While we do not allow food at our
facility, we would like to take every precaution in
keeping your children as safe as possible. Therefore,
any medication needed to treat your child's allergy must
be brought up to our office by your child's first day of
Silton. A short form must be filled out which
gives us permission to dispense the medication.
All medication is locked in our Medication Cabinet and
may remain in our office untill your child's last day.
- Can you accommodate children with special
To place your child in the appropriate
program we suggest you call and speak to our experienced office
staff. For our purposes a child's special needs applies
to students with learning disabilities, physical
disabilities, and/or behavioral concerns. We can decide together if a general program or
private lessons are best for your child. It is
important that you communicate your child's special
needs to our office and then again to the instructors.
Disclosing your child’s educational special needs will
assist us in placing him/her in the appropriate
are different levels of abilities in each class. The
students are placed by age unless they are competitive
swimmers, then they may be placed in our lower or
advanced competitive classes. Each instructor will create a lesson plan tailored to
your child's abilities. There is the opportunity for group and individual
instruction in every class. If your child is an advanced
age 7 and up please notify our office upon registration
so he/she can be placed in a more advanced group.
- What happens if it rains?
We normally do not close for rain, however,
you can check our web site or call our office to see if
the school has closed. If we close there is no
make up day unless we have to close a second time during
your 2 week enrollment, then we will make every effort
to make up that second day.
- What if my child is afraid of water?
Please let us know if your child has a fear of the
water and the possible reasons for that fear. We have
seasoned instructors that work with fearful children.
This is also all the more reason to take lessons. If the
fear is not addressed it may stay with a child through
- Can I request that my child be in a class
with a friend?
Yes, however, due to excessive requests we must limit
your requests to 2 friends per child. No request is
guaranteed but we will try our best. Also, the children
MUST be registered as the same age or they will not end
up in the same class regardless of your requests.
- Can I make up missed lessons?
Make-ups must be
scheduled with the office and are done for doctor
excused reasons only. If we close our facility due to
inclement weather there is no make up day unless
we have to close a second time during your 2 week
enrollment, then we will make every effort to make up
that second day. All make-ups must be done
during the current season unless your enrollment
is during our last 3
weeks, then a "Make-up Day Certificate" will be issued to
you for the following summer.
WE ARE OPEN ON THE 4th OF JULY!
Many of our staff members have been with us for 5 or
more years. When Senior Staff or Junior Staff teaching
positions become available, applicants are interviewed
and carefully selected by co-directors Mr. and Mrs.
Leete and Danielle Nestler. All staff undergo a name check through a
government database and all employees 18 and older are
fingerprinted. Junior Staff members are trained by Senior Staff
members and other supervisors with the understanding that they may assume a
Senior Staff position in the future.