Group Swim Lessons

Our group swim lessons, taught by Red Cross Certified Instructors, have low student-to-teacher ratios. With sessions running year-round, now is the best time to take the plunge into group lessons!

Registration options

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In-person at the Bob Burger Recreation Center      

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Aqua Baby and Tots for 6 months - 3 years

AQUA BABY (AGES 6-24 MONTHS) 

Designed to help children develop a high comfort level in the water while training parents in water safety and drowning prevention. 

Pre-requisite: One parent must be in the water with each child. Swim diapers are required.

AQUA TOTS (Ages 24-36 months) 

Students will learn to float, blow bubbles, put their faces in the water independently, and be introduced to deeper water. 

Pre-requisite: One parent must be in the water with each child. Swim diapers are required. 

Dolphin for ages 3-5 years old

Dolphin 1 

The goals of this lesson are for participants to be in a class setting and go under the water independently. Students will learn to float, control breath underwater, and move forward in the water. 

Prerequisite: Children must be ready to participate in a group setting. 

Dolphin 2 

This lesson’s goals are to learn the front crawl stroke with breathing and develop comfort in deep water. 

Prerequisite: Independently float on front and back, and forward movement through the water. 

Dolphin 3 

Dolphin 3 lesson goals are to improve strokes, endurance, basic dives, and comfort level in deep water. 

Prerequisite: Swim 15 yards with coordinated arm and leg movement

LEVELS 1-6 for ages 6 years and older

Level 1 Goals

To be in a class setting and go underwater independently. Pre-requisite: Children must be ready to participate in a group setting. 

Level 2 Goals

Floating, breath control underwater, and forward movement in the water. Pre-requisite: Going underwater without hesitation. 

Level 3 Beginner Goals

 Front Crawl, deep water adjustment, and treading. Pre-requisite: Floating on front and back independently, and forward movement through the water.

Level 3 Advanced Goals

Front crawl with breathing, elementary backstroke, diving basics, and treading. Pre-requisite: Level 3 Beginner.

Level 4 Goals:

Stroke work for four competitive strokes, plus sidestroke, elementary backstroke, and underwater swimming. 

Prerequisite: Swim 15 yards of front crawl with breathing. 

Level 5 Goals: 

Increase swimming efficiency and distance. 

Prerequisite: Swim 25 yards front crawl with breathing, breaststroke, and elementary backstroke. 

Level 6 Goals:

 Increase swimming efficiency and distance. 

Prerequisite: Swim 25 yards front crawl with breathing, breaststroke, and elementary backstroke

Winter / Spring 2022 Swim Lessons Schedule

Winter Spring Swim Lessons (pdf)

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding our swim lessons, please contact our Swim Lesson Coordinator, Melanie Aleman.