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Whether you only swim in the summer, or you hit the pool, lake or ocean all year long, knowing how to handle yourself in the water – and help those in need – will make it a safer, more enjoyable experience for everyone. Designed for those ages six months to adult, Red Cross swimming classes can equip you with the skills needed to swim with confidence.

GROUP swim lessons are offered for adults and children from mid-September to mid-May in the Club’s indoor pool.

Group Lessons

Spring 2018 Lessons


Summer Swim Lessons held at Lions Club Pool

Levels include:

  • Parent & Tot (Age 12 – 35 months)
  • PreSchool Swim (Age 3 – 5)
  • Level 1 – Water Exploration (Age 6+)
  • Level 2 – Primary Skills (Age 6+)
  • Level 3 – Stroke Readiness (Ages 6+)
  • Levels 4 & 5 – Stroke Development (Age 6+)
  • Adult Swim Lessons (Age 16+)
      Private & Semi-Private Lessons are available.

Wednesday 5:30 pm
Preschool, Level 1, 2, 3 & 4/5

Wednesday 6:05 pm
Preschool & Level 1, 2, 3 & 4

Wednesday 6:40 pm

Saturday 9:00 am
Preschool, Level 1, 2, 3 & 4/5

Saturday 9:35 am
Preschool, Adult & Parent/Tot, Level 1

Saturday 10:10 am
Preschool, Level 1, 2, 3 & 4/5



Level Descriptions

Parent & Tot
Learn proper instruction methods for showing your infant or toddler basic water adaptation techniques
in a fun environment. Adult must accompany child
in the water. Age 12-35 months

Preschool Swim
Skills worked on include; blowing bubbles, floating and simultaneous arm and leg motion. Children will also begin learning water safety, as well as jumping in and getting back the wall with assistance  .
Age 3-5 years

Level 1: Water Exploration
Introduces water entry and exit to beginners and helps build their comfort in the water. Very basic skills are taught, including submerging the head.
Age 6+

Level 2: Primary Skills
Retrieve objects underwater, demonstrate front /back glide and flutter kick without any assistance. You’ll learn basic rhythmic breathing and how to turn over.
Age 6+

Level 3: Stroke Readiness
Open eyes underwater, plus learn bobbing, front crawl, back crawl, elementary back stroke kick and how to change directions. Age 6+

Adult Swim Lessons
It’s never too late to learn how to swim! Develop basic strokes and skills. Combat any fear you have of the water in our 3.5 ft. pool. All levels are welcome!
Age 16+

Level 4 & 5: Stroke Development
Learn rotary breathing, elementary back stroke, breast stroke and sidestroke kick, front & back crawl endurance and turn at walls. Level 4 will develop confidence, and Level 5 will further their coordination and refinement of strokes. Age 6+

Family Swim
Enjoy time with your family, practice swimming or just splash around. Bring a guest for $7. Although lifeguards are on duty, parents are required to be with their children at all times. Premier Family. Membership required.

• Saturdays 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.