There is no lesson requirements, you can can schedule as many or as few of lessons as you wish!!

CANCELLATIONS & UPDATES:  This is the  ONLY  communication method we use when cancellations occur - both indoors & out. Pool accidents occur occasionally as we work with young children. Also, weather issues arise.

Download the RAINOUT LINE app on your phone, check the website or call the phone number. YOU NEED TO REGISTER TO RECEIVE NOTIFICATIONS!! 

  1.  Go to & Search ROCHESTER SWIM CLUB
  2.  Click on Rochester Swim Club/Orcas
  3.  On the left margin, select Email/Text Alerts
  4.  Register for your preferred notification method 

All announcements will also be posted to our Facebook page: Rochester Orcas Swim Lessons


Dates, times and registration information is below

Available To: Anyone ages 3+ (must be potty trained) and levels 1-6 (swim levels)

Lesson Length: All lessons are 30 minutes and instructor led, no parents are allowed in the water

Location: Soldiers Field (outdoors) & Rec Center (indoors) - see below for all the details

Cost:  Private (one person) $30/lesson OR *Semi-Private (2 people) $50/lesson (both swimmers skill levels MUST be similar)

  • Any rescheduling of lessons will need to be arranged at least 4 days in advance. No make-up lessons will be offered due to vacations, other commitments, failure to communicate a scheduling error, etc.
  • If your child is feeling ill, parents MUST send an email to [email protected] prior to 2pm on the scheduled lesson day in order to be eligible for any make-up lesson to be arranged or for a credit to be applied to your account for that missed lesson.

We take your trust in us very seriously. Our staff is dedicated to working hard to maintain rigorous safety and cleaning procedures to keep our facilities as safe as possible.

We want to provide programs to your swimmers, however to ensure everyone's safety we need EVERYONE to help and make sure you are not putting others at risk during this time.  If you or your swimmer is not feeling well, please contact us and DO NOT come to swim lessons. 

LOCATION:  Soldiers Field Pool (outdoors)
244 Soldiers Field Drive SW

Dates Offered: June 7 - August 19 Days Offered: Monday - Thursday, Saturday
NO Saturday Availability)

Lesson Times:

4pm - 7pm (Monday-Thursday)

12pm-2pm (Saturday)

lessons scheduled every 30 minutes
Monday - Thursday Lessons 4-4:30pm; 4:30-5pm; 5-5:30pm; 5:30-6pm; 6-6:30pm; 6:30-7pm
Saturday Lessons 12-12:30pm, 12:30-1pm, 1-1:30pm, 1:30-2pm


IMPORTANT DETAILS for Soldiers Field
  • Lessons will take place even if it's raining and/or cold, so be ready to show up!
  • If cancellations occur due to weather, we will reschedule that lesson at a later date
  • There are no make-up lessons due to no shows, vacations, etc. As long as lessons are on, things are a go!
  • Only those registered for the lesson can enter the facility and swim for no additional charge. If any family members wants to swim during the lesson time or if the registered swimmer wants to continue swimming after the scheduled lesson, you MUST pay.

LOCATION: Rec Center, warm water pool (indoors)

All Lessons are FULL - no availability


Saturday Sunday
6:00-6:30pm 5:00-5:30pm
6:30-7:00pm 5:30-6:00pm
7:00-7:30pm 6:00-6:30pm
7:30-8:00pm 6:30-7:00pm

Days Offered:

Saturday & Sunday ONLY
Dates Offered:
June 5 - July 18
(no lessons on July 3, 4)


IMPORTANT DETAILS for the Rec Center
  • Only 1 adult per family allowed to attend lessons. NO SIBLINGS ARE ALLOWED TO ATTEND, unless they can be in a stroller for the entirety of the lesson
  • Parents will be able to observe the lesson from outside the pool area
  • Rec Center staff will be responsible for implementing all cleaning procedures
  • No locker rooms or restrooms will be available. If needed, swimmers will have access to a restroom on the pool deck
  • All registrants will need to enter and exit the building through Door #4 of the Rec Center - view the map HERE

Questions?   Email Shelley


  1. Determine what level of swimmer you or your child is: Orcas Swim Levels

  2. Click on the registration form below and complete the form, according to the days of the week which you are requesting lessons for - be certain to include the specific dates and times you are requesting. 

Monday - Thursday Lessons at Soldiers Field 
Saturday & Sunday Lessons at Rec Center


  1. Once a schedule has been coordinated an invoice will be emailed to you, where you will complete your payment information. Once the confirmation email with your lesson details has been sent, you are responsible for the payment for that total number of lessons you committed to

  2. Once payment for the arranged lessons has been accepted you will receive a confirmation email that will include more information and things will be finalized