UPDATED Winter 2021 

January 10 - March 17            

Due to the updated restrictions regarding pools, we have made changes to our programs offered. ALL swim lessons will be PRIVATE or SEMI-PRIVATE Lessons.

These will be the ONLY lessons available until April!

These lessons will follow the same structure our private lessons currently do - No minimum or maximum number of lessons you can sign up for.

Days Offered: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 

Lesson times, details and registration information is below!!

  • Available to swimmers ages 3-12 (must be potty trained) & levels 1-6
  • 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
  • All swim lessons are 30 minutes in length and are instructor led (no parents in the water)
  • No wait list is offered for registration once classes are full
  • Parents will be able to observe the lesson from outside the pool area
  • All lessons are 1 swimmer (Private) or 2 swimmers within the same household (Semi-Private) to one instructor
  • Rec Center staff will be responsible for implementing all cleaning procedures
  • All lessons are held at the Rochester Recreation Center warm water pool, which is heated to 85 degrees
  • No locker rooms or restrooms will be available. If needed, swimmers will have access to a restroom on the pool deck
  • No make-up lessons will be offered due to vacations, other commitments, etc.
  • All registrants will need to enter and exit the building through Door #4 of the Rec Center - see the map 
  • All registrations are final. No refunds will be issued unless due to a medical reason, which will be evaluated on a case by case basis.
  • All instructors and our on-deck managers will be wearing masks during the lessons
  • If your child is feeling ill or ANYONE within your household is awaiting a COVID test, 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 a credit 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. 


Private Lesson
(1 swimmer)
$30 per lesson
Semi-Private Lessons
(2 swimmers - MUST be similar in skill level and share the same household)
$50 per lesson

Lesson Times Offered:

Days Times
Sunday 3:15 - 3:45pm 3:55 - 4:25pm 4:35 - 5:05pm 5:15 - 5:45pm
Monday 6:50 - 7:20 pm 7:30 - 8:00pm    
Tuesday 5:30 - 6:00pm 6:10 - 6:40pm 6:50 - 7:20pm 7:30 - 8:00pm
Wednesday 6:10 - 6:40pm 6:50 - 7:20pm 7:30 - 8:00pm  
Thursday 5:30 - 6:00pm 6:10 - 6:40pm 6:50 - 7:20pm 7:30 - 8:00pm

CURRENT AVAILABILITY: (updated 1/22, 8am)
This schedule is manually updated and therefore availability may change!

  • You can register your swimmer for any time that works for your schedule
  • All levels (1-6) are offered for each time offered
  • Level 7 swimmers should register for PREP SQUAD


  • We will process your request in the order it was received
  • All requests will be processed within 1 business day after submission
  • Any same day requests will not be guaranteed

How to Register: 

  1. Determine what level of swimmer your child is at: Orcas Swim Levels
  2. ONLY include dates you want lessons to be scheduled for
  3. Complete the REGISTRATION LINK - be certain to include specific dates and times you are requesting
  4. Once a schedule has been coordinated an invoice will be emailed to you, where you will complete your payment information.
  5. Once the confirmation email with your lesson details has been sent, you are responsible for that total number of lessons you committed to

Lesson specific, skills, swim levels?? - Contact Ashleigh [email protected]
Registration, Orcas account items, website, $$ - Contact Shelley [email protected]