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Swim Lessons


The Athletics and Wellness Center is now offering swim lessons to suit a variety of experience levels. Whether you are new to the water, or want to focus on improving your stroke, these classes are tailored to make you as comfortable as possible and increase your skill set.



General Information

Registration Begins: Registration is open for currently enrolled students. Open registration on Tuesday, August 6, 8:00 am, class sizes are limited.

Classes Begin: Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Cost: $50.00 - $60.00 for a full session (8 classes)


Session Information

Level 1 through 4 class dates will be as follows:

Tuesday, August 13
Thursday, August 15
Tuesday, August 20
Thursday, August 22
Tuesday, August 27
Thursday, September 5
Tuesday, September 10
Thursday, September 12

Parent & Me class dates will be as follows:

Thursday, August 15
Thursday, August 22
Thursday, September 5
Thursday, September 12 



Class   Time Cost
Level 1 Dog Paddlers 3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. or 3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. $50.00
Level 2 Front/Back Floaters 4:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. $50.00
Level 3 Deep Water Swimmers 4:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. $50.00
Level 4 Almost Ready For Team 5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. $60.00
Parent & Me   6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. $50.00



Swimmers ages 4 and up, with little swimming skills. Must be potty trained.

Level 2: Intermediate 1

Swimmers able to float on front and back, submerges and makes forward progress with arms.

Level 3: Intermdiate 2

Swimmers able to swim freestyle and backstroke for a minimum of 25 yards. Able to use side breathing when on front.

Level 4: Advanced

Swimmers able to swim the whole length of the pool in freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and elementary backstroke. Must have instructor's approval for Level 4.

Parent & Me

Ages 6 months to 4 years of age or group class ready. Parent engages child in water games, focusing on fun, water comfort and safety. Parent or guardian must be in the water with child.


PLEASE NOTE: All classes are subject to minimum enrollment of 6 people and will be cancelled if minimum enrollment is not met. 




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