Swim and Dive Lessons
Morning Lessons – Mon-Thu (8 Classes, both Swim and Dive available)
- Session 1: June 19th-June 29th
- Session 2: July 3rd-July 13th
- Session 3: July 17th-July 27th
- Session 4: July 31st-Aug 10th
Evening Lessons – Tues & Thurs (8 Classes, Just swim available)
- Session 1E: June 13th-July 13th
- Session 2E: July 18th-Aug 10th
Our swim lesson program is designed to build confidence in the water and allows students to work their way up through progressive levels following the American Red Cross curriculum. Our levels begin with Parent and Me for children as young as 6 months and progress through level 6.
- Register Here
- Swim lesson registration will be accepted either by mail, online, or walk-in at the Parks and Recreation Department for all lesson sessions until the registration deadline.
- After each session deadline, you may register for the proceeding session only if there is space available and pay a $10 late fee.
- Registration after the deadline will only be accepted in person at the Parks and Recreation Department.
- Registration is not accepted at any pool. Please do not show up at the pool expecting to be enrolled. If your child’s name is not on the roster, the pool staff will not allow them to participate in the class!
- If you plan to enroll in more than one session of swim lessons, we encourage you to register for the same level for the proceeding session. If the student passes to the next level during the initial session, please meet with the Instructor.
Children in the Locker Room:
Children age 5 and over are required to use their same-gender(identifying gender) locker room.
The pool temperature is maintained at approximately 80 degrees Fahrenheit.
Outdoor Pool Lesson Policy:
Outdoor swim lessons are NOT CANCELED due to rain or cold weather. Safety skills are taught at this time in the bathhouse. Check our social media and website for up-to-date information regarding class cancellations.
Refunds will be granted for swim lessons if the request is made to prior to the start of the session. Requests for refunds back to the original form of payment will be subject to a $10 processing fee for each participant and session.
Parent viewing is allowed for all lessons. Parents or visitors are asked to remain seated in the designated parent viewing areas at all times and to not walk around the pool to take photos, etc. Parents are responsible for all children that are with them.
Lockers are available to secure your belongings. Please bring a lock for your locker or leave your valuables in your vehicle. Parks and Recreation is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
PARENT & ME (Ages 6 months - 4 years old)
BABY SHARKS (Ages 6 months - 4 years old)
- Work comfortably in the water with an instructor.
Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills
Children ageds 4-5 must have taken the Kindergarten Intermediate class and passed.
Children ages 6 & up may enroll in Level 1.
To enroll in this level, students must be able to: be independent with entering and exiting the pool, float and glide on front and back with support, and have a general idea of bobbing, forward arm action, and kicking.
Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills
To enroll in this level, students must: submerge their face in the water while opening their eyes, perform bobs in the shallow end, float and glide (with and without kicking) on back and front, demonstrate arm and leg action on back and front, show preliminary arm action of elementary backstroke, show full independence in the water.
Level 3: Stroke Development
To enroll in this level, students must demonstrate full water submersion, float and glide on front and back, front crawl with rotary breathing, back crawl, elementary backstroke arm action with any kick, retrieval of a submerged object, jumping into deep water, rolling front to back to front and introduction to treading water.
Level 4a: Stroke Improvement
To enter this level, students must demonstrate: elementary backstroke, whip and scissors kicks, body motion and kick for butterfly stroke, vertical-horizontal movement, kneeling or standing dives (shallow dive progressions), as well as proficiency with front and back glides and crawls (at least one length of the pool).
Level 4b: Stroke Improvement II
To enroll, students must have swimming ability with front and back crawl (up to and beyond 2 lengths of the pool) as well as elementary backstroke (one length of the pool), preliminary ability with breaststroke and butterfly stroke, demonstrate feet first surface dives, deep water bobs, and treading water with various kicks.
Level 5: Stroke Refinement
To enter this level, students must be able to perform the following strokes: front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly strokes as well as tread water. Students will continue endurance with all strokes, learn turns for all strokes, surface dives in feet first, tuck, and pike positions, how to use survival swimming techniques, standing dives, tuck surface and pike surface dives.
Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency
To enroll in this level, students must have proficient skills with all strokes (front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, and sidestroke) and skills with surface and standing dives in all positions. Students will strive towards the perfection of all strokes as well as lifeguard readiness, swimming endurance, diving from the diving board, and fitness swimming.
Special Needs Beginner Class
This class is intended to teach swimming instruction to individuals with mild to moderate disabilities in a smaller, more comfortable class setting. Instructors will work with individuals based on their abilities maximizing every student’s swimming potential. Any accommodations should be communicated to staff prior to the start of the session.
Students will work on diving essentials such as front approach, front dive, twists, back approach, back dives, back somersault, and 3-meter falls and dives
Teen/Adult Swim Lessons
Whether you are wanting to learn basic skills for water safety or want to gain more ability and proficiency in swimming, these will be the lessons for you. The main objective of these lessons is to provide a safe and non-judgmental environment for teens and adults to learn and practice swimming skills at their own pace.
Youth Diving Beginner (Ages 5+)
Participants MUST be able to swim the length of the pool (25 yards) and be comfortable in deep water and be able to tread water for at least 30 seconds. This beginner course introduces students to diving from the side and basic springboard diving techniques.
- Diving Safety
- Head First entry from the side of the pool
- Approach and Hurdle steps to begin dive
- Proper diving technique from one-meter board
- Proper hand and arm and body placement for entry
- Introduction of back dives (if able)
Youth Diving Intermediate/Advanced (Ages 5+)
Participants MUST be able to swim the length of the pool (25 yards) and be comfortable in deep water and be able to tread water for at least 30 seconds. Participants should have taken beginning diving or have comparable skills, specifically the ability to perform front dive from the one-meter board successfully.
- Diving Safety
- Build on and refine front dive technique
- Review back dive techniques and refine skill
- Introduce front and back flips
- Introduce twisting technique
- Review and practice all dives
- Refine techniques for all dives
Mon-Sun: 1-6pm (2 Lanes Available during Open Swim Hours)
Sunday: 10am -12pm (8 Lanes Available)
Mon-Sun: Daily Admission or Season Pass/Punch Pass
Sunday Lap Swim: $5 or Season Pass/Punch Pass
Adult Lap Swim is for guests 18 years of age or older. Lanes are available on a first come first serve basis and shared with others as necessary.