Swimming Lesson Information

  We offer American Red Cross Swim Lessons, taught by Water Safety Instructors certified through the American Red Cross.  Swim Lessons are eight sessions long, and run Monday - Thursday.  There are limited Tuesday/Thursday evening classes available as well.  Fridays will be used as a make-up day, when the schedule allows.  See Swimming Lesson schedule for dates, times and make-up information.

Swimming lessons are offered in a variety of different schedule formats to accommodate busy summer schedules.
To view this years swim schedule see our Family Aquatic Center Guide, click here. 

2021 Schedule Formats
Daily Morning Sessions

Monday - Thursday for two weeks

Twice-a-Week Afternoon/Evening Sessions
Tuesdays & Thursdays for four weeks

Group Lessons:  $37 resident/$56 non-resident

Registration Information:
Registration is only taken during the dates listed below for the respective sessions.  Registration opens online at 9:00 am.  Our goal is to provide as many lessons to as many participants as possible.  We strongly recommend you to register as soon as registration opens as lessons fill up quickly.

Daily Morning Sessions
Session 1:  Thursday, May 13, resident & Tuesday, May 18, non-resident
Session 2: Saturday, July 3
Session 3: Saturday, July 24

Twice-a-Week Afternoon and Evening Sessions
Session 1:  Thursday, May 13, resident & Tuesday, May 18, non-resident
Session 2:  Saturday, July 17

Class Cancellations:
To find out if a class is cancelled, please download the Rainout Line app on your smartphone or check the Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department's Facebook page.  

In the event of a cancellation, make-up dates are built into some swimming lesson sessions.  The Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department does not issue credits or refunds for any classes that are unable to be made up.

Below is a chart with each swim lesson level and the skills they will cover.  If you are unsure of your child's level, please contact us at (608) 837-3449 or e-mail us.