Frequently Asked Questions
Common Questions About Our Saratoga Swim Lessons
Q: What makes Saratoga Star Aquatic unique?
A: The world class coaching team (Lin Li and Abi Liu) have developed an
efficient learn to swim system. After years of teaching and researching,
we have created specific drills for water safety, skill learning, and
stroke enhancing...etc. All of our instructors are certified in First
Aid and CPR training. All of our instructors went through the intense
training by Lin Li and Abi Liu.
Its indoor swimming facility has the building area of 12,500 Sq.Ft. situated
on over one acre of land. The facility has two swimming pools and one
comprehensive exercise studio. It is the largest indoor swimming facility
in the South Bay, which ensures climate- free year-round consistent programs
and service to best serve the community
Q: What is the difference between a shorter class and longer class?
A: We feel that the young kids have limited attention span, with the shorter
class time, and constant class flow, our instructors will be able to maximize
the mental strength. If the class duration is too long, not only the process
of the learning might slow down, but also because of the physical fatigue,
the students might learn incorrect stroke patterns. The students who are
in the higher level classes, however, need a longer class time to practice
and perfecting their skills, therefore, we offer extended classes.
Q: How do I know which level to sign up my child?
A: Please come and attend one of our new/returning
student evaluation times so your child is placed
in the correct level.
Q: My child can perform all the skills listed in level Purple, but, he/she
does not want to join the team, what are my options?
A: 1). Your child can join our Pre-Competitive program. Our pre-comp lessons
are twice-a-week on set
days, and one hour for each class.
2). Your child can sign up for two separate bookings of group lessons
in the Purple level. This option provides parents with flexibility, but
not the guarantee of the same instructor for both classes.
3). Your child can sign up for semi-private or private lessons, and the
instructor can teach more advanced drills and skills according to your
Q: My child wants to swim regularly, i.e. two or three times a week, but
he/she does not want to join the swim team, is there a class for my child?
A: Yes, when our indoor facility opens in
the fall 2010, we will have recreational classes offered two or three times a week.
Please check our web site for more details.
Q: How do I cancel my class?
A: To cancel your class, please submit your request to our
Q: How do we find out more information on the swim team?
A: Please check our competitive swim team web site:
We will gladly answer any other questions you might have when you
contact us at (408) 320-4868!