The Beulah Community Family Life Center’s aquatic area consist of a 92,000 gallon, 5-lane Heated lap pool. The Family Life Center offers a variety of aquatic classes and provides beginning swimming lessons for youth and adults.
The learn 2 Swim Beginner is our introductory class. It is geared towards getting our swimmers comfortable in the water. Mastering basics of breathing, buoyancy and propulsion. Our Beginner/Tot program teaches/focuses on three distinct steps to create the most optimum and ideal environment for swimmers to learn to swim whether 6 months, under three years old or 72 the beginning is the beginning. We focus on becoming comfortable, confident and safe.
The Learn 2 Swim Intermediate program is the second phase of the HLHK Learn 2 swim program. It begins as basic as doing a successful submersion for five seconds and we move to strengthen propulsion, increase unassisted swim, strengthen basic breathing techniques. Intermediate is designed as a more “competitive” learn to swim curriculum for those looking for more advanced instruction –covering streamlining, rhythmic breathing, side breathing freestyle.
The Learn 2 Swim Advanced class is for the swimmer that has mastered the skills of Learn 2 Swim beginner and Learn 2 Swim Intermediate. We build the endurance to make it 25 yards unassisted in freestyle and backstroke and slowly introduce the 2 other competitive strokes of breaststroke, and butterfly. Learn 2 Swim Advanced also covers the basics of long shallow competitive dives, treading water, survival floats.
More than a third of adults in the United States can’t swim the length of a pool, which puts them at risk of being one of the 10 people who drown every day in this country. Adult Learn-to-Swim initiative is on the front lines to change this statistic.
HLHK offers one of the premiere competitive swimming teams in the metro Atlanta area. Many of its participants have been able to use the skills they learn to farther their education by winning educational scholarships.