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SWIM LESSONS - 2019 Winter Session

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Click here to download an information sheet.

Lesson Format

The winter swim lesson program includes seven (7), forty-five minute classes.  Classes are held once per week on Saturday mornings for seven consecutive weeks.  The first class is Saturday, January 12th.  See class times below.

9:00am-9:45am 10:00am-10:45am 11:00am-11:45am
Level 1 Preschool - Level 1 Parent & Child Class
Level 2 Level 2 Level 3

 

Registration Information

Registration begins Thursday, November 29th.  To register for lessons, you may either register in-person at the Civic Center or register online.  No sign-ups will be taken over the phone.  In order to reserve your child's spot, payment must be made at the time of registration.  Please note and review our cancellation/withdrawal policy below.

Click here for online registration instructions.  To begin the online registration process, click on the button below.

Cost

For Parent & Child Class:  Civic Center Members:  $25/student        Non-Members:  $40/student

For Preschool Level 1 and Levels 1-3:  Civic Center Members:  $30/student        Non-Members:  $45/student

Age Restrictions

Parent & Child Class:  For ages 6 months to 3 years

Preschool Level 1:  For 4 & 5 year olds

Learn-to-Swim (Levels 1-3):  Minimum age is 6 years old by the start of the session

Class Size

Maximum of 10; minimum of 4.  These are group lessons.  We will attempt to maintain an instructor to student ratio of 1:5.  Classes may be combined or canceled if minimum class size is not met.  You will be contacted if any changes are made.

Class Descriptions

Click here for specific information about the objectives and skills taught at each level.  Please carefully review each level description to insure that your child is registered for the correct level.  If you don't know the last level your child was enrolled in our program, contact the Civic Center at (402) 443-4174 and they can assist you.  If you have any questions about what class may be appropriate for your child, please contact our Swim Lesson Coordinator listed below.

Inclement Weather Policy

Due to inclement weather, classes may be canceled.  The decision to cancel classes will be made at least a half an hour before classes begin.  If the weather or road conditions are questionable, call the Civic Center at (402) 443-4174 before you set out.  The first canceled class is not made up.  Any subsequent canceled classes will be made up as needed.

Closed to Viewing

Due to space limitations at the Civic Center pool and in order to maintain a conducive learning environment without distractions, all class sessions are closed to parents/chaperons except the first and last class.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Cancellation/Withdrawal Policy

All cancellation and/or withdrawal requests must be received at least 5 days prior to the beginning of the session.  All cancellations and/or withdrawals are subject to a $5 processing fee per child, per class.  All cancellations and/or withdrawal requests received less than 5 days prior to the start of the session will be processed for 50% of the fees.  Refunds will not be given, but rather an account credit which can be used for future lessons or Parks and Recreation programs.  Any cancellations and/or withdrawals after the start of the session will not receive any credit or refund.

Instructors/Aides

Lesson instructors are water safety instructors and certified lifeguards.  Lesson aides have completed water safety aide training.

Questions

Contact Andrea Woita, Swim Lesson Coordinator, WSI at (402) 430-4803 or email here.