Summer 2022 Youth Stroke Development Program

@ Sport Fit Bowie

About Summer 2022 Youth Stroke Development Program

Crossing Currents is excited to offer a skill development program this summer at Sport Fit Bowie! This is ideal for the summer swim league athlete wanting to up their game and for Club swimmers needing to dial in attention to productive and efficient stroke mechanics! Ages 5 & up will develop the skills necessary to enjoy the water, experience confidence, and to win races!



4:30 – 5 PM  LEVEL 1

5  –  6 PM  LEVEL 2

6  –  7 PM  LEVEL 3



  • Expert instruction led by Head Coach Traci McNeil and experienced assistants
  • Comprehensive curriculum exploring the essential building blocks of swim skills
  • Weekly email to include video demonstration of upcoming skill focus 
  • Supportive and encouraging environment



(8) week program for all levels = $335. Sibling Discount 20% w/ code sibling20

Proration from a late start OK. There are no makeups for any reason.

LEVEL 1 (4:30 – 5 PM)

Minimum Skill Criteria: 

  • Holds face comfortably in the water for a count of FIVE &
  • Makes forward progress with a kick and submerged face bubbling
  • Performs an unassisted back float for a count of FIVE


Program Objective:  Develop the skills required to swim independently & comfortably.  If your child is afraid or unwilling to submerge their face, this is NOT appropriate for them.  This is for kids eager to explore the water but have no idea what to do.*

* Please source private instruction to overcome resistance to submersion.

LEVEL 2 (5 – 6 PM)

Minimum Skill Criteria:

  • Swims the length of the pool independently both Freestyle & Backstroke and needs to develop breaststroke and butterfly proficiency
  • Capability to focus on instruction and apply coaching feedback

Program Objective: Refine Freestyle & Backstroke Technique & Develop Breaststroke,  Butterfly, and competitive swim skills to include starts & turns.

LEVEL 3 (6 – 7 PM)

Minimum Skill Criteria:

  • Legal in all (4) competitive strokes
  • Capability to focus on instruction and apply coaching feedback

Program Objective: Refine stroke technique and start/turn competence to swim smarter & faster! Develop body awareness in and out of the water.


Rates and Packages

Private 30 Minutes
Single Lesson $65

Private 60 Minutes
Single Lesson $130

Semi-Private* 30 Minutes
Single Lesson $80

Semi-Private* 60 Minutes
Single Lesson $150


*semi-private consists of 2 or 3 participants sharing the cost.


Click HERE to learn if our mobile instructors come to your community or residential pool.

Cancellation Policy

All lessons are pre-paid at time of booking. Clients may unschedule a booked session up to 48 hours in advance and re-book when convenient.


Any sessions missed or cancelled within 24 hours of scheduled session is forfeited and are unable to be made up. This strict policy is necessary to ensure our advance lane reserve with the host facility is honored.

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Coach Traci

I am a lifelong competitive swimmer and passionate coach of all ages and swimming goals! I am a marathon distance swimmer with countless long distance accomplishments to include a successful crossing of the English Channel.  For Learn to Swim clients my focus is steadfast on discovering balance in the water.  Water safety skills are paramount and from that solid foundation, competitive swim strokes can be developed with ease! For competitive swimmers I assess strengths and weaknesses and devise strategies to continue improving and enjoying the water. 

Certifications include: Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, Total Immersion Certified Coach, USA Swimming Certified Coach, USMS Level 3 Certified Coach, Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR. 

Current Positions Held:  United States Masters Swimming (USMS) Maryland Open Water Swim Chairperson, Head Coach Crossing Currents Aquatics.

Semi-Private Lessons

Private Lessons