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Childrens Group Lessons

Group Swim Lessons for Children

NEW! For your convenience, we have restructured group lessons to five days a week and weekly sessions!

Lessons are 30 minutes long and each session runs Monday through Friday for one week. Morning lessons are held at Trout Creek Recreation Center and evening lessons are held at Northwoods Pool. To provide consistent, quality swim lessons, participants are required to attend the first lesson of any session for which they are enrolled. All participants must be registered at least one week prior to class start date. A minimum enrollment of 3 participants per session is required. Classes may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment.

Dates: Monday – Friday; see session dates below
Where: Morning sessions at Trout Creek Recreation Center, evening sessions at Northwoods Pool.
Registration: Online registration will open for summer 2015 on the following dates:

  • NOW OPEN: Aquatics registration for members.
  • Monday March 23, 2015, 8 a.m.: Aquatics registration for guests.

Follow the links on this page to purchase your specific session or program below.

Cost*:

Member$32/session
Guest$37/session

Group Swim Lesson Levels

2015 sessions for each level vary; make sure you know which sessions to attend.

Session 1: Purchase Now
Mon-Fri, June 15-19, 2015
Session 5: Purchase Now
Mon-Fri, July 20-24, 2015
Session 2: Purchase Now
Mon-Fri, June 22-26, 2015
Session 6: Purchase Now
Mon-Fri, July 27-31, 2015
Session 3: Purchase Now
Mon-Fri, July 6-10, 2015
Session 7: Purchase Now
Mon-Fri, Aug. 3-7, 2015
Session 4: Purchase Now
Mon-Fri, July 13-17, 2015
Session 8: Purchase Now
Mon-Fri, Aug. 10-14, 2015

Group lessons will not be held the week of June 29 – July 3, 2015. Private lessons will be available during that week.

Guppies: Parent/Tot – Sign Up Now

Children ages 6 months to 3 years will spend time with a trained instructor. Adults will be taught to help children learn water adjustment, use of supported floats, kicks, and assisted entries through instruction, songs and games. This is a water exploration experience for both parent and child.
Sessions 1 – 8
11 a.m., Trout Creek Recreation Center

Level 1 – Bubble Blowers – Sign Up Now

Children ages at least 2 and older can adjust to the water and a swim lesson setting. Instructors focus on introducing the following skills: water entries and exits, bubble blowing, underwater exploration, kicking, arm movements, body position, and supported locomotion.
Session 1 – 8
10:20 a.m., 11 a.m., Trout Creek Recreation Center
Session 3 – 6
5 p.m., Northwoods Pool

Level 2 – Starfish – Sign Up Now

Prerequisite: Level 1. Instructors will build on prior water abilities focusing on the following basic skills: floating, gliding, retrieving underwater objects, and unsupported swimming on front and back.
Session 1 – 8
10:20 a.m., 11 a.m., Trout Creek Recreation Center
Session 3 – 6
5:35 p.m., Northwoods Pool

Level 3 – Duckies – Sign Up Now

Prerequisite: Level 2. Students at this level will learn the front crawl and elementary backstroke. Instructors will introduce treading water, rhythmic breathing, and promote water safety. Most skills will be performed independently.
Session 1 – 8
10:20 a.m., 11 a.m., Trout Creek Recreation Center
Session 3 – 6
6:10 p.m., Northwoods Pool

Level 4 – Seals – Sign Up Now

Prerequisite: Level 3. Students will work on their endurance during the front and back crawl strokes. They will be introduced to breaststroke, new ways of treading water, diving, and rotary breathing.
Session 1 – 8
9:40 a.m., 10:20 a.m., Trout Creek Recreation Center

Level 5 – Dolphins – Sign Up Now

Prerequisite: Level 4. Students will work on improving existing skills while increasing endurance. They will be introduced to the butterfly, competitive dives, and open turns.
Session 1 – 8
9:40 a.m., Trout Creek Recreation Center