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Mermaid University

Every kid wants to be a mermaid at some point! SCSC is now offering a unique mermaid program just for those kids! A Mermaid Swim class allows participants to experience swimming like a mermaid. Swimmers learn to wear the mermaid tail and monofin and swim in the dolphin motion of a mermaid.

Mermaid 101 Clinics

Our Mermaid 101 clinics are for first-time mermaids. During these 30-minute clinics, swimmers will learn the basics of swimming like a mermaid, water safety, & tail and fin care. All participants must pass the Mermaid Swim Test to join Mermaid 101. Deck Supervisors can complete the Mermaid Swim Test during a regular swimming lesson or contact our office to schedule a time for your swimmer to come in and complete the test.

Fees: $30 per participant (includes $5 non-refundable registration fee); $15 rental fee for tail and monofin (tails and monofins can also be purchased)

Upside down mermaidLength of Class: 30 minutes, one time

Student/Teacher Ratio: 6 mermaids per 1 teacher

Equipment: All participants must wear a one-piece suit. We recommend goggles and a swim cap, to keep hair out of the face. Swimmers can rent a Fin Fun mermaid tail and monofin for this class. These are also available to purchase in our retail store and is highly recommended for anyone planning on continuing into advanced classes.

Upcoming Mermaid 101 Clinics

Mermaid 101 Pre-Requisites (shown in “Are You Mermaid Tail Ready?” video):

    • Float: 30 seconds on back, 30 seconds on front—take breath while on front.
    • Roll from front to back, roll from back to front.
    • Tread water for approximately one minute.
    • Swim 1 length of the pool in any manner.
    • Perform the dolphin kick.

Mermaid 101 Certification Requirements:

    • Take mermaid tail on and off.
    • Demonstrate the Quick Release Method.
    • Glide across shallow end with tail and fin on.
    • Swim 25 yards with tail and fin on.

Mermaid University Classes at SC-Carmel

Mermaid University classes at Carmel are two-hour one-day events. Mermaid University allows participants to experience swimming like a mermaid. Swimmers learn to wear the mermaid tail and monofin and swim in the dolphin motion of a mermaid.

This course is for swimmers who have not participated in any mermaid courses at SCSC. The first 15 minutes will be the Mermaid 101 course, where swimmers will learn the basics of swimming like a mermaid, water safety, & tail and fin care. Participants must complete a Mermaid Swim Test prior to the class. After completing the Mermaid 101 course, participants will spend 45 minutes to 1 hour learning how to swim in their mermaid tail, perform different mermaid skills, and playing fun mermaid games. The course will end with 15-30 minutes of free swim time.

Class Fees: $50 per participant (includes $10 non-refundable registration fee); $25 rental fee for tail and monofin (tails and monofins can also be purchased)

Length of Class: 2 hours, one time

Student/Teacher Ratio: 6 mermaids per 1 teacher

Equipment: All participants must wear a one-piece suit. We recommend goggles and a swim cap, to keep hair out of the face. Swimmers can rent a Fin Fun mermaid tail and monofin for this class. These are also available to purchase in our retail store and is highly recommended for anyone planning on continuing into advanced classes.

Upcoming Mermaid University Clinics:

Mermaid Mini-Camp

The Mermaid Mini Camp at Carmel is open to anyone who has completed a prior mermaid course at SCSC (Mermaid 101, Mermaid class, Mermaid University). Campers will have the opportunity to learn exciting mermaid skills, including fluke splashes, rolls, diving, synchronized swimming, & more. Campers will also receive a daily mini swim lesson where they work on stroke technique. Mermaid mini-camp meets on Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday for three hours. The mini-camp will conclude with a demonstration for parents on Thursday. Campers will have a 15-minute break and snack time daily.

Fee: $200 per participant (includes $25 non-refundable registration fee)

Camp Dates & Time:

  • Tuesday & Wednesday from 9am-12pm
  • Thursday from 2pm-5pm
  • Performance on Thursday at 5:30pm

Student/Teacher Ratio: 8 mermaids per 1 teacher

Requirements:

  • Complete a mermaid course at SCSC (Mermaid 101, Mermaid class, or Mermaid University)
  • Participants must have their own FinFun Mermaid fin and tail (can be purchased from SCSC at a discount once enrolled in camp)

Equipment: All participants must wear a one-piece suit, goggles, and a swim cap. Swimmers must have their own Fin Fun mermaid tail and monofin. They are available for purchase in our retail store. Students enrolled in Mermaid U classes get a 20% discount on tail skin & monofin sets.

Upcoming Mermaid Mini-Camp Dates:

Mermaid Tail Care:Mermaids on the beach

  • Don’t rub tail against rough surfaces.
  • Rinse with cold water after each swim.
  • Dry completely before storing.
  • Do not expose to high temperatures. Hot tubs will ruin the mermaid tail material.

Please contact us with questions about Mermaid University classes!

 

Mermaid University Policies & Procedures

Mermaid classes are different from SCSC’s regular perpetual swimming lessons. Please read through the policies & procedures before registering.

Fees

There is a one-time fee for all mermaid classes. Mermaid 101 participants will be charged $30 at the time of registration. Mermaid University Class participants will be charged $170 within two weeks of registration. Mermaid tail and monofin rental is a separate charge.

Cancellation

  • To receive a full refund, less the non-refundable registration fee per student, we must receive written cancellation (email is accepted) no less than fourteen days prior to the event.
  • Cancellations made less than fourteen days prior to the event are not eligible for refunds, unless there is a severe medical or family emergency. In these rare cases, SCSC will evaluate the situation and decide regarding a refund. Additional documentation may be required.
  • If you need to change the date your child is enrolled, please contact us at least 14 days prior to the start of camp. We will be happy to change enrollment up to two weeks before the event, if there is availability.

Safety Policy

Stony Creek Swim Center is NOT a drop off program. Our insurance insists that a caregiver remain in the facility at all times. We are NOT equipped to provide before or after class supervision. For the safety of your child, parents are required to stay in the facility during all classes.

Photo Release

SCSC periodically takes photos and videos of classes for training, promotions, & social media outlets. Student’s personal information (i.e. last name, age, etc.) will never be used. If you do not want the student’s photo taken or used, you must fill out a Photo Media Refusal Form (available in the office). This form MUST be signed by a guardian and returned to the office. This form does NOT prevent other clients from taking pictures. By agreeing to this policy you agree that SCSC can take and use images of the student unless a Photo Media Form is submitted.

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