Lessons

REGISTRATION RULES

-No Telephone Registration.
-Fees must be paid at the time of registration.
-Pre-registration for all activities begins one week prior to the session start date
YOUTH-$20.00 | ADULT-$40.00
 

 

Make checks payable to: L.A. CITY DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND PARKS
-No refunds unless a class is canceled.
-Lessons are 25 minutes in length.
-All refunds will be assessed an administration fee

Session Dates

Group Lessons
Session 1June 18 - June 29
Session 2July 2 - July 13
Session 3July 16 - July 27
Session 4July 30 - Aug 10
Late afternoon Lessons only
Session 5Aug 13 - Aug 24

Adult Lessons

ClassDaysTime
AdultMon- Fri6:00pm - 6:25pm
AdultMon- Fri6:30pm - 6:55pm

Lesson Schedule

Youth Swim lessons
Mon-Fri
Sessions 1& 2

*For Sessions 3- 5 schedule , speak to the manager
LevelTime
Pre-school 110:00am - 10:25am
Water Confidence10:00am - 10:25am
Beginner10:00am - 10:25am
Advance Beginner10:00am - 10:25am
Preschool 210:30am - 10:55am
Water Confidence10:30am - 10:55am
Beginner10:30am - 10:55am
Advance Beginner10:30am - 10:55am
Preschool 111:00am - 11:25am
Water Confidence11:00am - 11:25am
Beginner11:00am - 11:25am
Advance Beginner11:00am - 11:25am
Preschool 211:30am - 11:55am
Water Confidence11:30am - 11:55am
Beginner 11:30am - 11:55am
Intermediate11:30am - 11:55am
Water Confidence12:00pm - 12:25pm
Beginner 12:00pm - 12:25pm
Beginner 12:30pm - 12:55pm
Advanced Beginner 12:30pm - 12:55pm
Water Confidence2:00pm - 2:25pm
Beginner 2:00pm - 2:25pm
Advanced Beginner 2:30pm - 2:55pm
Intermediate2:30pm - 2:55pm
Water Confidence3:00pm - 3:25pm
Beginner 3:00pm - 3:25pm
Water Confidence3:30pm - 3:55pm
Beginner 4:00pm - 4:25pm
Water Confidence4:00pm - 4:25pm
Beginner4:00pm - 4:25pm
Adv Beginner4:30pm - 4:55pm
Intermediate4:30pm - 4:55pm
Preschool 15:00pm - 5:25pm
Water Confidence5:00pm - 5:25pm
Preschool 25:30pm - 5:55pm
Beginner5:30pm - 5:55pm
Preschool6:00pm - 6:25pm
Water Confidence6:00pm - 6:25pm
Adv Beginner6:00pm - 6:25pm
Preschool6:30pm - 6:55pm
Beginner6:30pm - 6:55pm
Intermediate6:30pm - 6:55pm

Private & Semi-private Lessons

Private lessons provide personalized instruction to adults and youth ages 4 and older. Lessons are 25 minutes in length. Lesson schedule is based on staff availability. Registration rules apply.

Private LessonSemi-private Lesson (2 students)
Adult, Child, Senior, AdaptiveAdult, Child, Senior, Adaptive
4 private lessons = $1084 private lessons = $160

*The classes and programs in this brochure may be subject to cancellation

SWIM LEVELS

 

Parent & Child (Ages 4 – 6)

Level 1 - Orients children to the aquatic environment and helps them gain basic aquatic skills.
  • Enter and exit water using ladder, steps or side
  • Blow bubbles through mouth and nose
  • Submerge mouth, nose and eyes
  • Open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects
  • Front and back glides and recover to a vertical position
  • Back float and recover to a vertical position
  • Roll from front to back and back to front
  • Tread with arm and hand actions
  • Alternating and simultaneous leg actions on front and back
  • Alternating and simultaneous arm actions on front and back
  • Combined arm and leg actions on front and back
Level 2 - Helps children gain greater independence in their skills and develop more comfort in and around water.
  • Enter water by stepping in
  • Exit water using ladder, steps or side
  • Bobbing
  • Open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects
  • Front and back floats and glides
  • Recover from a front or back float or glide to a vertical position
  • Roll from front to back and back to front
  • Tread water using arm and leg actions
  • Combined arm and leg actions on front and back
  • Finning arm action on back
Level 3 - Helps children start to gain basic swimming propulsive skills to be comfortable in and around water.
  • Enter water by jumping in
  • Fully submerge and hold breath
  • Bobbing
  • Front, jellyfish and tuck floats
  • Recover from a front or back float or glide to a vertical position
  • Back float and glide
  • Change direction of travel while swimming on front or back
  • Tread water using arm and leg actions
  • Combined arm and leg actions on front and back
  • Finning arm action on back

Learn-to-Swim (Ages 7 to Adulthood)

Introduction to Water Skills - Level 1
Helps participants feel comfortable in the water.
  • Enter and exit water using ladder, steps or side
  • Blow bubbles through mouth and nose
  • Bobbing
  • Open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects
  • Front and back glides and floats
  • Recover to vertical position
  • Roll from front to back and back to front
  • Tread water using arm and hand actions
  • Alternating and simultaneous leg actions on front and back
  • Alternating and simultaneous arm actions on front and back
  • Combined arm and leg actions on front and back

Fundamental Aquatic Skills – Level 2
Gives participants success with fundamental skills.

  • Enter and exit water by stepping or jumping from the side
  • Fully submerge and hold breath
  • Bobbing
  • Open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects
  • Front, jellyfish and tuck floats
  • Recover to vertical position
  • Roll from front to back and back to front
  • Change direction of travel while swimming on front or back
  • Tread water using arm and leg actions
  • Combined arm and leg actions on front and back
  • Finning arm action

Stroke Development – Level 3
Builds on the skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice in deeper water.

  • Enter water by jumping from the side
  • Headfirst entries from the side in sitting and kneeling positions
  • Bobbing while moving toward safety
  • Rotary breathing
  • Survival float
  • Back float
  • Change from vertical to horizontal position on front and back
  • Tread water
  • Flutter, scissor, dolphin and breaststroke kicks on front
  • Front crawl and elementary backstroke

Stroke Improvement – Level 4
Develops confidence in the skills learned and improves other aquatic skills.

  • Headfirst entries from the side in compact and stride positions
  • Swim under water
  • Feetfirst surface dive
  • Survival swimming
  • Front crawl and backstroke open turns
  • Tread water using 2 different kicks
  • Front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke and butterfly
  • Flutter and dolphin kicks on back

Stroke Refinement – Level 5
Provides further coordination and refinement of strokes.

  • Shallow-angle dive from the side then glide and begin a front stroke
  • Tuck and pike surface dives, submerge completely
  • Front flip turn and backstroke flip turn while swimming
  • Front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke and butterfly
  • Sculling

Swimming and Skill Proficiency – Level 6
Refines the stokes so participants swim them with ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Level 6 is designed with “menu” options that focus on preparing participants for more advanced courses, including the Water Safety Instructor, or other aquatic activities, such as competitive swimming or diving.

Options include:
Fitness Swimmer
  • Personal Water Safety
  • Fundamentals of Diving