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Blairwood
9300 Blairwood Road Louisville KY 40222
Today's Hours: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Swim at Blairwood

We're home to Louisville's #1 Swim School. We offer private lessons and group lessons to teach swimmers of all ages and levels the proper technique for efficiency, endurance, speed, fun, safety, and lifelong success in the water.

The Blairwood swim team is a division 1 championship swim team.

Pool Hours

Indoor 25Y Pool

Mon - Fri | 6 AM - 8 PM
Sat - Sun | 7 AM - 6 PM

50M Indoor/Outdoor Pool

Open only for lap swim.

Mon - Fri | 11 AM - 3 PM
Sat | 1 PM - 4 PM
Sun | 1 PM - 5 PM

Swim Programs

For more information on any of the programs listed below, please get in touch with the club at (502) 426-8820, or contact our swim directors:

Sophie Graham | sgraham@bwltc.com

Stephanie VanderVelden | svandervelden@bwltc.com

Lap Swim

Available every day.
Enjoy lap swim at Blairwood in our indoor 25M pool or our 50M Olympic pool.

Private Lessons

Available every day, year-round.

The SwimAmerica program, developed by America's Olympic Swim Coaches, is a technique-oriented learn-to-swim program that takes swimmers through every phase of swim development. Once a swimmer masters a specific skill and level, he or she will be ready to move on to the next level.

We provide individual attention and focus on the skills your swimmer needs to master. Pick a convenient time that works for your schedule.
Every one of our coaches is certified by the American Swim Coaches association.

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Group Lessons & Stroke School

Our mission is to teach swimmers of all ages and levels the proper technique to enhance efficiency, endurance, speed, fun, and lifelong success in swimming.

Session 4: March 4 - April 29 (*Off March 31 - April 9 due to Spring Break)
Session 5: Tuesday and Thursday ONLY | June 13 - 29
Session 6: Tuesday and Thursday ONLY | July 11 - 27

Group Lessons - Level 1

Ages 3 & up - 30 min class
Swimmer must be able to get in the water assisted by a coach without a parent.

Location: Indoor pool

Goals:

  • 5 relaxed bobs
  • 3 second bubbles
  • Back float 10 seconds
  • Front float 5 seconds
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Group Lessons - Level 2

Ages 3 & up - 30 min class
Swimmer must be able to complete all the goals from level 1.

Location: Indoor pool

Goals:

  • Roll from belly float to back float, and roll from back float to belly float
  • Kick on belly, roll to back float, and kick on back, roll to belly float
  • Kick on belly, roll, kick on back
  • Kick on back, roll, kick on belly
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Group Lessons - Level 3/4

30 min class
Swimmer must be able to complete goals from level 2.

Location: Indoor pool

Goals:

  • 1 lap of 3 big arms and roll
  • 1 lap of kicking on back
  • Introduced to statue kick
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Group Lessons - Level 5/6

30 min class
Swimmer must be able to complete goals from level 3/4.

Location: Indoor pool

Goals:

  • 1 lap of 3 arms and breathing to the side
  • 1 lap of backstroke swim
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Stroke School

60 min class - separated into two classes, 6 to 9-year-olds and 10+ year-olds
Swimmer must have a mastery of levels 1-6, including freestyle and backstroke, side breathing on both sides for freestyle.

Location: Indoor pool

Goals: Preparation and development of swimmer for swim team competition. Program teaches and refines freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly, plus racing starts and turns. Swimmers will be ready for advancement into USA Swimming program.

Register for 6 to 9-year-olds
Register for 10-year-olds and older


Water Babies

Teach your child to be safe in and around the water! A class designed for parents and their children ages newborn to 2 years.

This class is designed to help parents understand holds and drills used to teach water safety so you are able to implement the safety skills in an aquatic environment. We will help your child develop the tools and skills needed to enter the water safely, roll to their back, float, and to find safety in the event of an accident. Our hope is to give you peace of mind so that your family can enjoy pool time!

A parent is required to get in the water with their child for this class.

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Adult Learn to Swim

Small group swim lesson program designed for adults who want to learn to swim and feel confident in the water.

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Adult Swim for Fitness

Small group program with guided swim workouts for adults who want to swim for fitness and want to improve their swim skills. Includes instruction and guided workouts designed to challenge and develop strength and skills.

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made 48 hours before the first class/clinic/league is held. There will be a $50 processing fee for any cancellations. A club credit will be issued for the balance. No refunds.

If your swimmer will be absent for a class, a make-up class will be allowed only if you contact office via email in advance of absence. Make-ups must be completed in the same session and are only available if space permits. No guarantees.

Swim Teams

We offer a summer swim team for ages 4 - 18, and a Masters swim team for ages 18 and over. Click below for more information.

Swim Team Info


Summer Swim Tune Up Clinic

We also have a Summer Swim Tune Up Clinic available for all members. You do not have to be a member of a team to attend this clinic!

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