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Lesson Format

The 2020 summer swim lesson program will offer two sessions.  Classes are held daily, Monday through Thursday during each session.  Each session includes eight, 35-minute lessons.  Review the table below for the specific class times in each session.

CLASS SESSION #1:  June 29-July 9 SESSION #2:  July 13-23
Preschool - Level 1 10:45am 10:00am     11:30am
Preschool - Level 2 11:30am 10:45am     5:10pm
Level 1 10:00am     11:30am 11:30am     5:10pm
Level 2 10:00am     10:45am 10:00am     10:45am     5:10pm
Level 3 10:00am     10:45am     5:10pm 10:00am     10:45am     5:10pm
Level 4 11:30am     5:10pm 10:00am     11:30am
Level 5 10:00am     10:45am 10:45am
Level 6 11:30am 11:30am


Parent & Child Aquatics Class:  June 29-July 9 (during 1st session, Monday through Thursday) from 5:10pm-5:45pm.  For children ages 6 months to 3 years.  Parent/caregiver must accompany child in the water for each class.


Registration Information

Registration for classes begins Tuesday, June 16th.  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.  Parents are highly encouraged to initially register their child(ren) for only one session.  Registration for subsequent classes should be made after the completion of your child's first session.  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.


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

For Preschool levels and Levels 1-6:  Civic Center Members:  $30/student        Non-Members:  $45/student

Age Restrictions

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

Preschool Level Classes:  For 4 & 5 year olds

Levels 1-6:  Minimum age is 6 years old by the start of the session

Class Size

Maximum of 8; minimum of 4.  These are group lessons.  We will attempt to maintain an instructor to student ratio of 1:4.  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 or moved to the Civic Center pool.  The decision to cancel or move classes will be made at least 30 minutes before classes begin.  If the weather 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

In order to comply with existing health directives, parents and chaperons will only be allowed to watch classes outside the fences.  No viewing will be allowed inside the fences of the facility or in the picnic area directly south of the bathhouse.  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.


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


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