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Roots VACATION

Full Day 9:00a-4:00p, Ages 5+

Roots Vacation Camp in Westfield, MA offers a premier sports camp with activities such as swimming, gymnastics, soccer, scuba, dance, knocker-ball, water-slide, turf activities, crafts, friendship, trampoline, water games, outdoor adventures, theme days, team-building, and so much more! 

Vacation Camps are offered any day Westfield Schools do not have school.

Learn to Swim - CLASS LEVELS

Babies 6 Months - 3 Years

Otterbabies 1 (Age: 6mo-18mo) 30 minutes


This is a parent participation (1-parent per child) class introduces the water and basic water safety skills to babies and their parents. Babies and toddlers will learn how to adjust to the water environment through songs and games while building the development of motor skills such as kicking and arm movement. Parents will learn how to hold their child in the water to support natural buoyancy as well as learn the signs of when their child is comfortable and ready to become more independent in the water. ENROLL NOW!




Otterbabies 2 (Age: 18mo-3yrs) 30 minutes


This is a parent/child swim class, builds on the basic water movements and progresses your child to be more independent in the water, through use of songs and games. Adults are guided to help their children learn basic swimming and safety skills which will progress their child to move on through our aquatics swim school. This class requires one adult per child. ENROLL NOW!




Otter Toddler (Age: 2.5-3yrs) 30 minutes


This is an introduction level for toddlers that have been enrolled in Otterbabies 2. This class will fast track your toddler from swimming with you to have their first aquatics experience without a parent. Children will work on safety in and around the pool and begin their aquatic journey with us! This class will focus on getting your child to become comfortable and confident with swimming and floating. Children will use bubbles and other forms of flotation aide during their classes. Student must have a referral from an instructor in order to enroll in this class.




Flippin' Fishies 1 (Age: 18mo-3yrs) 90 minutes


This class introduces your child to the best of both worlds with gymnastics and swimming! Participants will do gymnastics at Roots Gymnastics Center and cross the bridge to Roots Aquatics Center for swimming. Please call Roots Gymnastics Center to register today 413-562-2333!





Preschool 3-6 years

Pufferfish 2 Beginner/Intermediate (Age: 3-4.5yrs) 30 minutes


This is a beginner-intermediate level is for 3-4.5 years old. Students will progress in swimming and floating on their fronts and backs. Children will use bubbles and other forms of flotation aids during their classes to build their confidence to begin swimming independently. ENROLL NOW!




Starfish 1 Beginner (Ages 4.5-6 yrs) 30 minutes


This is a beginner level for older preschool children to be able to work on being safe in and around the water and to begin their aquatics journey with us! This class will focus on getting your child to become comfortable and confident with swimming and floating on their fronts and backs. Children will use bubbles and other forms of flotation aids during their classes. ENROLL NOW!




Starfish 2 Intermediate/Advanced (Age 4.5-6yrs) 30 minutes


This is an intermediate-advanced level for 4.5-6 years old to develop their independent swimming skills without flotation. Children need to be able to swim independently without a flotation aid and be comfortable getting their faces wet. This class is designed to get your child to swim longer distances and to be able to move on to the Lap Pool. ENROLL NOW!




Flippin' Fishies 2  (Age 3-4yrs) 90 minutes


This class introduces your child to the best of both worlds with gymnastics and swimming! Participants will do gymnastics at Roots Gymnastics Center and cross the bridge to Roots Aquatics Center for swimming. Please call Roots Gymnastics Center to register today 413-562-2333!




Seahorse Intermediate/ Advanced (Age 4.5-7yrs) 30 minutes


This intermediate-advanced level for 4.5-7 years old, focuses on building their endurance in the lap pool. This is a transitional class for younger swimmers who are ready to increase their endurance as well as stroke technique for freestyle and backstroke. Swimmers will concentrate on longer distances and perfecting rotary breathing, backstroke, treading water, diving, with the use of games and fun swim drills.




Pufferfish 1 Beginner (Age: 3-4.5yrs) 30 minutes


This is an introduction to Roots Swim School curriculum for 3-4.5 year old, to be able to have their first aquatic experience without a parent. Children will work on safety in and around the pool and begin their aquatic journey with us! This class will focus on getting your child to become comfortable and confident with swimming and floating. Children will use bubbles and other forms of flotation aids during their classes. ENROLL NOW!





School Aged 6+

Sea Turtle 1 Beginner (Age: 6-8yrs) 30 minutes


This is a beginner level for 6-8 years old to help them become comfortable and confident with independent swimming on their fronts and backs. The swimmers will use flotation and other aids to help build proper body positioning, technique, and endurance to increase their confidence to move onto the Lap Pool. ENROLL NOW!




Seahorse Intermediate/ Advanced (Age 4.5-7yrs) 30 minutes


This intermediate-advanced level for 4.5-7 years old, focuses on building their endurance in the lap pool. This is a transitional class for younger swimmers who are ready to increase their endurance as well as stroke technique for freestyle and backstroke. Swimmers will concentrate on longer distances and perfecting rotary breathing, backstroke, treading water, diving, with the use of games and fun swim drills.




Sea Turtle 2 Intermediate (Age: 6-8yrs) 30 minutes


This is an intermediate-advanced level to help swimmers develop their endurance and technique for front freestyle and backstroke. Children will be introduced to diving and deep water safety skills. ENROLL NOW!




Blue Tangs Advanced (Age 7+) 45 minutes


This is an advanced level for 7+ years old to perfect all four strokes with the use of open turns and flip turns. Swimmers will further develop their understanding for workouts, technique, starts, treading water, and safety skills. ENROLL NOW!




Manta Rays Intermediate (Age 7+) 30 minutes


This is an intermediate level for 7+ years old swimmers who are proficient in Front Crawl and Backstroke. This class will focus on endurance and stroke refinement. Children will be introduced to open turns, Breaststroke, Butterfly, and further develop treading of water and safety skills. ENROLL NOW!





Ages 8+

Sharks 1 Beginner (Age 8+) 30 minutes


This level is designed for the beginner swimmer that is 8 years old and up, a swimmer who is new to swimming or still needs flotation to help them swim a distance. We will help swimmers get comfortable and confident in learning new strokes and building their endurance for front crawl and backstroke. This class in the Lap Pool to make sure each swimmer is challenged. ENROLL NOW!




Manta Rays Intermediate (Age 7+) 30 minutes


This is an intermediate level for 7+ years old swimmers who are proficient in Front Crawl and Backstroke. This class will focus on endurance and stroke refinement. Children will be introduced to open turns, Breaststroke, Butterfly, and further develop treading of water and safety skills. ENROLL NOW!




Blue Tangs Advanced (Age 7+) 45 minutes


This is an advanced level for 7+ years old to perfect all four strokes with the use of open turns and flip turns. Swimmers will further develop their understanding for workouts, technique, starts, treading water, and safety skills. ENROLL NOW!




Sharks 2 Beginner/Intermediate (Age 8+) 30 minutes


This is an beginner-intermediate level for the swimmer who is 8 years old and older. Swimmers have increased their confidence in previous enrollment. They will further develop their endurance and technique for Freestyle and Backstroke. Children will be introduced to diving and deep-water safety skills.​ ENROLL NOW!





 

Dive In Movies

Attention Parents!! Once a month Roots Swim School host a Dive In Movie night!! Parent night out or in, no kids, no babysitter, no mess... just drop the kids off at Roots Aquatics and Fitness Center for a movie night in our Learn to Swim pool. They will enjoy this splash'n good time! Space is limited, call to sign up. For upcoming program dates, please call Roots Aquatics and Fitness Center 413-568-2782.