Group Swim Lessons

Learning to swim is an important life skill at any age. Develop swimming competency, confidence and endurance in a safe and fun environment.  JCPRD offers a variety of group swim lessons available on Monday and Wednesday evening and Saturday mornings.

LESSON LEVEL DESCRIPTIONS

Parent & Tot

(Ages 6 months to 2 1/2 years)
This program is a water orientation program for both tots and their parents. Participants are led through various class exercises which focus on water adjustment, blowing bubbles, getting their face wet, basic fundamentals required for proper body alignment, kicking and eventual submersion. Both child and parent participate in the water for this program.

Aqua Tot

(Ages 2 1/2 years - 5 years)
Participants explore basic skills through repetition and muscle memory while encouraging safety in the water. Water adjustment, blowing bubbles, getting face wet, kicking with flotation devices as well as independently, prone glide (superman), back float, and introduction of front crawl stroke.

Novice

(Ages 5 years - 12 years)
Participants are led through various class exercises which focus on holding their breath underwater, prone glide (superman), back float, front crawl stroke, elementary backstroke, and deep water introduction.

Advanced Novice

(Skill based program, not age specific. Typically Ages 6-12 years)
This program is designed for participants who know the basics of swimming, but would like to learn more advanced swimming skills. Skills refined during this program include front crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing, elementary backstroke, and backstroke, introduction of breaststroke, treading water and endurance.

Intermediate

(Skill based program, not age specific. Typically 6-12 years)
This program is designed for participants who have a solid understanding of the basic fundamentals of swimming and want to increase their swim stroke refinement and obtain endurance training. Skills refined during this program include freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, introduction to flip turns and endurance training.


SESSION SCHEDULE 

Monday / Wednesday Evening Lessons:

Session includes (8) 40-minute lessons for all classes except Parent Tot and Aqua Tot. Parent Tot and Aqua Tot are 30 minute classes.

3 time slots are available.

Session

2020.1.MW  
(8 Lessons)

Start Date

Monday, January 6th

End Date

Wednesday, February 5th

Registration Open

Monday, November 18th

Registration Closes

Thursday, January 2nd

5:00 – 5:40 pm

Parent Tot - 28124

Aqua Tot - 28360

Aqua Tot - 28361

Novice - 28384

5:50 – 6:30 pm

Aqua Tot - 28362

Aqua Tot - 28363

Novice - 28385

Advanced Novice - 28399

6:40 – 7:20 pm

Parent Tot - 28125

Aqua Tot - 28364

Novice - 28386

Intermediate - 28405

Fees (Res | Non Res)

$60.00 | $66.00

Notes:

No Class: 1/20 & 1/22

Saturday Morning Lessons:

Session includes (8) 40-minute lessons for all classes except Parent Tot and Aqua Tot. Parent Tot and Aqua Tot are 30 minute classes.

4 time slots are available.

Session

2020.S.1

Start Date

Saturday, February 15th

End Date

Saturday, April 4th 

Registration Start

Monday, November 18th

Registration End

Wednesday, February 12th

9:00 – 9:30 am

Aqua Tot - 28355

Novice - 28380

Advanced Novice - 28396

Intermediate - 28403

9:40 – 10:10 am

Parent & Tot - 28122

Aqua Tot - 28356

Novice - 28381

Advanced Novice - 28397

10:20 – 10:50 am

Aqua Tot - 28357

Aqua Tot - 28358

Novice - 28382

Advanced Novice - 28398

11:00 – 11:30 am

Parent & Tot - 28123

Aqua Tot - 28359

Novice - 28383

Intermediate - 28404

Notes

No Class: 2/29


Registration

Participants can register for the group swim lessons online, by phone or in person. 

1. To register online please click on the linked course number above. 

2. To register by phone at 913-831-3359 or 913-831-3342 TDD (for hearing impaired). 

3. To register in person please visit the following locations:

   *  Antioch Park Registration Office: Building D

   * Shawnee Mission Aquatic Center


Rainout Line

As a participant if you are concerned with the weather and if lessons are canceled. Please check the SMSD Aquatic Center Rainout Line at (913) 686-6030 ext. 28.