Group Swim Lessons

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

We offer the following type of Youth Swim Lessons:

  • Aqua Baby (ages 6-24 months): Develop a high comfort level in the water while at the same time training parents in water safety, and drowning prevention. Pre-requisite: One parent must be in the water with each child. Swim diapers required.
  • Aqua Tots (ages 24-36 months): Students will learn to float, blow bubbles, put their face in water independently and will be introduced to deeper water. Pre-requisite: One parent must be in the water with each child. Swim diapers required.
  • Dolphin (ages 3-5 years)
    • Dolphin 1 Goals: To be in a class setting and go under water independently. Students will learn to float, control breath underwater, and move forward in the water. Pre-requisite: Child must be ready to participate in a group setting. 
    • Dolphin 2 Goals: Learn front crawl stroke with breathing and being comfortable in deep water. Pre-requisite: Independently floating on front and back, and forward movement through the water.
    • Dolphin 3 Goals: Improve strokes, endurance, basic dives, and comfort level in deep water. Pre-requisite: Swim 15 yards with coordinated arm and leg movement.
  • Levels 1-6 (ages 6 plus)
    • Level 1 Goals: Being in a class setting and going underwater independently. Pre-requisite: Child 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 Goals: Front crawl, deep water adjustment, treading water. Pre-requisite: Independent forward movement through the water. 
    • Level 4 Goals: Stroke work for four competitive strokes, plus sidestroke, elementary backstroke, and underwater swimming. Pre-requisite: Swim 15 yards of front crawl with breathing.
    • Level 5 Goals: Increase swimming efficiency and distance. Pre-requisite: Swim 25 yards front crawl with breathing, breaststroke, and elementary backstroke.
    • Level 6 Goals: Increase swimming efficiency and distance. Pre-requisite: Swim 25 yards front crawl with

      breathing, breaststroke, and elementary backstroke.

Registration options:

  • Online Registration

  • In-person registrations will also be taken at the Bob Burger Recreation Center. 
    • Payment may be made using: cash, check or credit. Your registration form must be filled out prior to coming in to the Bob Burger Recreation Center. 
    • Please make sure to adhere to all Covid health guidelines when dropping off your form and payment: masks must be worn inside public facilities, maintain at least 6' of physical distance from others.
    • Click here to download the registration form.
Check out the Summer 2021 Swim Lessons schedule (pdf). 

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