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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 13th.  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

**NEW**  Please note the staggered member and non-member registration dates!  Civic Center members may begin registering at 10:00am on Tuesday, December 5th.  Non-members may begin registering at 10:00am on Wednesday, December 6th.

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 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:  $45/student

For Preschool Level 1 and Levels 1-3:  Civic Center Members:  $35/student        Non-Members:  $55/student

Age Restrictions

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

Preschool Level 1:  For 4 & 5 year olds

Levels 1-3:  Minimum age is 6 years old by the start of the session

Class Size

Maximum of 10; minimum of 4.  Note:  Level 3 and P/C classes will have maximum enrollment of 15.  These are group lessons.  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.  Your child must have passed the previous level in order to enroll in the next one!  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 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

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.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Withdrawal Policy

All registration withdrawal requests must be received at least 5 days prior to the beginning of the session.  All withdrawals are subject to a $5 processing fee per child, per class.  All 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 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.