Office of Student Life

Recreational Sports

Learn to Swim

Community Programs offers Red Cross swim lessons for ages 6 months through adult, at all skill levels. Learn-to-Swim teaches aquatic and safety skills in a logical group and private classes are held during the academic year. Lessons do not take place during the summer months.

Participants receive six 30 – 45-minute lessons which teach swimming and water safety skills, including those listed below:

  • Water entry and exit
  • Breath control and underwater swimming
  • Buoyancy
  • Changing direction and position treading
  • Swimming on front back and side
  • General and personal water safety

Learn-to-Swim Group Lessons 

Community Programs offers swim lessons for 6-month-olds through adults. Learn-to-Swim teaches skills in a logical progression, allowing participants to swim and play safely in and around the water. Group Classes are held during the academic year on Sundays.

The Learn-to-Swim Program provides an increased emphasis in the areas of drowning prevention and water safety and an inclusive approach to swimming and water safety through the American Red Cross. Please review the course selection guide carefully to choose the correct placement for your child. Please contact us with any questions. 

First Lesson Structure

Meet your instructor on the Recreation Natatorium pool deck near the class pool. Signage will be provided. Instructors will spend part of the first class assessing your child’s skills. Instructors reserve the right to change placement and class time to provide the best possible learning experience. If you are unsure of your child’s level, please be sure to give us a call at 614-688-8787 before registering.

 

Sunday Group Lesson Dates, Offerings and Fees:

 

Fall 2022 Session 2 Dates:

October 30 - December 11, 2022

Group Lesson Fees:

$60 Per child, includes six classes.

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Sunday Class Offering Schedule:

Class Level

Class Length 

Offerings 

 

 

Parent Child

30 Minutes

 11:30 a.m.

 

 

2:15 p.m. 

 

 
         

Preschool Level 1 

30 Minutes

 12:15 p.m. 

 

 

1:15 p.m. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Preschool Level 2

45 Minutes

12:15 p.m. 

 

 

 1:15 p.m. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Preschool Level 3

45 Minutes

1:15 p.m. 

 

 

 2:15 p.m. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learn to Swim Level 1

45 Minutes

  12:15 p.m. 

 

 

  1:15 p.m. 

 

 

  2:15 p.m. 

 

 

 

       

Learn to Swim Level 2

45 Minutes

 12:15 p.m. 

 

 

  1:15 p.m. 

 

 

  2:15 p.m. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learn to Swim Level 3

45 Minutes

   12:15 p.m. 

 

 

  1:15 p.m. 

 

 

  3:15 p.m. 

 

 

 

       

Learn to Swim Level 4

45 Minutes

  12:15 p.m. 

 

 

   2:15 p.m. 

 

 

  3:15 p.m. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learn to Swim Level 5

45 Minutes

 3:15 p.m. 

 

 
   

 

       

Learn to Swim Level 6

45 Minutes

  3:15 p.m. 

   
   

 

       

Adult Beginner

45 Minutes

  1:15 p.m. 

   

  2:15 p.m. 

   

 

       

Adult Intermediate

45 Minutes

   3:15 p.m. 

   
   

 

*Please review the level description document

 

Private and Semi-Private Lessons:

Private and semi-private swimming lessons are designed to meet the recreational or competitive needs for children or adults. Registrants can choose their instructor and time of day. Private lessons offer one-on-one instruction, while semi-private lessons include two students per instructor. Each private/semi-private lesson lasts 30 minutes. Students sharing a semi-private lesson must be the same skill level.

Private Lesson Dates, and Fees

 

Fall 2022 Session 2 Dates:

Week of October 23 - Week of December 9, 2022

Cost: $120, includes six classes

Click here to register and see current private lesson offerings. Rolling offerings may be available pending instructor availability. If you do not see any openings online please be sure to fill out the interest form. Once our next registration window is open we will reach out to you directly.

 

Semi-Private lesson Dates and Fees:

If you would like to do a semi-private lesson, please register one person for the lesson on fusion and call our office at 614-688-8787 to change the lesson to a semi-private lesson. You will be required to pay the difference.

 

Fall 2022 Session 2 Dates:

Week of October 24 - Week of December 9, 2022

Cost: $180 (Total of two people, includes six classes)