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Lesson FAQ

SWIMMING LESSONS

When can I sign up for swim classes?

You can sign up for the current month of lessons at any time during the month as long as there is still space available for your child.

How can I pay for classes?

You can pay online for any classes with a debit or credit card. You can also pay over the phone with a card; or in person with a check, cash, or card.

How much do lessons cost?

 We charge $9.00 per class, but you would pay for the entire month of classes. Example: If you sign up for classes on M/W and there are 4 Mondays and 5 Wednesdays, there would be a total of 9 classes. $9.00 multiplied by 9 classes would create a total of $81.00. Each month is a little different based on what the calendar days and how many classes there will be in that month.

Do you offer any discounts?

We do offer a discount for any child with a Medicaid card from DSHS is eligible for our discount. With the discount, you would only pay $5 per class for each child. Just bring your card in when you register for classes and we can provide you with the discount.

How long is each class?

Our classes are 30 minutes long. The only exception is our Advanced 2 class and that is 45 minutes.

How old does my child need to be for swimming lessons?

Our preschool classes are for children between the ages of 3 and 5. Our beginner classes are for children between the ages of 6 and 14. We also offer a parent/tot class for children between the ages of 6 months and 3 years old.

Do I need to get in the water with my child?

No. Only our parent/tot classes require a parent in the water with their child.

Do you offer adult swimming lessons?

Yes. Check out our website for specific times that they are being offered.

Do you offer women’s only swimming lessons?

We currently do not. However, give us a call if you are interested in them and we will put your name down on an interest list. If we have enough people interested in them we would love to start up the program again.

How long will it take me/my child to learn how to swim?

Each individual is completely different! Learning how to swim takes time. Your/your child's progress will depend on your goals, comfort in the water, and a variety of other factors. You shouldn't be surprised if your child is in the same level for 6 months to a year. In our program we emphasize correct technique in combination with comfort and endurance in the water. Mastering this combination takes time. 

My child has taken swimming lessons somewhere else and I am not sure what level they belong in.

No worries! Bring your child in for a pre-test and we can tell you what level they should go into. These test are free and take less than 5 minutes. We can typically do these at 6:30pm Monday-Thursday. If that time doesn't work for you, give us a call and we may be able to set something up outside of that.