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Fredericksburg & Stafford Virginia | (540) 785-2222  

Frequently Asked Questions at Little Fish Swimming

What should I expect the first day of Lessons?

First Time little fish swimmers should arrive 5 to 10 minutes early in order to get acclimated to the environment and meet their coach and deck manager. Locker rooms are on site for your convenience before or after class.

What will the swimmer accomplish by the end of the month?

Each swimmer progresses at their own pace. Swimmers will be introduced to new skills once they have accomplished the skills on their current level. Adjustments may be made to the roster to keep the swimmer challenged until they have graduated the program.

How many swimmers are in Group Lessons?
  • Parent & Tot – Up to 6 tots per class
  • Minnows Level – Up to 4 students per class
  • Fish Level — Up to 4 swimmers per class
  • Sharks — Up to 4 swimmers per class
  • Adult Group — Up to 4 swimmers per class
What do I need to bring?

Swimmers need only a swimsuit and towel to participate in their lesson. Goggles are not required, but may be used by all swimmers for additional comfort if needed.

How are Children placed in Specific Levels?

The level evaluation is based on both age and swimming ability. Once your child’s level has been calculated during registration, we will then place them in an appropriate class for their age and skill level.

What Are Your Covid Protocols?
What We’re Doing:
  • The pool has been divided into “zones” for lessons. Each class has an assigned zone.
  • We request that all patrons and their guests have their temperature taken before entering the building. An infrared auto temperature scanner has been installed at the entrance and will automatically read your temperature. Any temperatures in excess of 100.4 F are not allowed in the building.
  • All seating is spaced 6 feet apart and will be disinfected regularly. We kindly ask that patrons not move seats. 
  • Bathrooms are disinfected regularly as well as other surface areas, such as doors, handles, and tables.
  • Hand sanitizer dispensers are available at the deck manager table for recommended use.  
  • Staff has their temperatures taken before each shift and monitored for signs of sickness.  
  • LFS employees are required to wear either a face mask or face shield.
How Do I Schedule a Make-Up Class?
  1. Log into your Parent Portal (Download the Little Fish App)
  2. Click on Classes and Events (at the top of the page)
  3. Click View next to the swimmer’s name
  4. Click Absences
  5. Click Schedule Makeups (Green Bubble)
  6. Click “View Schedule Impacts”
  7. Click “Schedule Makeup”
  8. You will receive a list of available options. Click Select on which one you’d like to choose, and hit submit. 
  9. You will receive a message upon scheduling with information regarding makeup lessons. 
Swim lesson teacher and child student