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Swimming Lessons

Swimming Lessons

Session 1: June 1 - June 10 

Session 2: June 14 - June 24

Session 3: July 6 - July 15

Session 4: July 19 - July 29

Session 5: August 3 - August 13

Evening Session 1: June 1 - June 24

Evening Session 2: July 6 - July 29

Monday - Thursday Morning Classes:
Levels with parents in the water

Level: PC, PRE 3, LTS 1, LTS 2

Time: 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Fee: $35

Level: PRE 1, LTS 1, LTS 2

Time: 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Fee: $35

Level: LTS 3, LTS 4, LTS 5

Time: 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Fee: $40

Level: Pre 3

Time: 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Fee: $35

Tuesday & Thursday Evening Classes (Location TBD):
Levels with parents in the water

Level: PRE 1, PRE 2, PRE 3 

Time: 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Fee: $35

Level: LTS 3, LTS 4, LTS 5

Time: 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Fee: $35

Level: LTS 1, LTS 2, PC

Time: 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Fee: $40

$5 Discount if paid by the Thursday before classes begin.


NOTES TO PARENTS:

Maximum class number at this time is 6 participants.  

Other levels will resume as allowed by state guidelines.

We DO NOT guarantee that every child will pass every level every time.  You should reasonably expect your child to repeat most levels several times.  Children will only be passed to the next level when they consistently demonstrate all skills of their current level. 

Any class that does not have a minimum of 4 students may be canceled.

All spectators are asked to remain in the designated spectator area during swim lessons.

Private Lessons

Currently offering LTS4, LTS 5, and LTS 6

Sessions Begin: 

 

School Year Schedule

Call to schedule 

 

Summer Schedule

Monday - Thursday (One (1) week sessions of four (4) classes) 

Time: 9:00 am to 9:30 am and 9:30 am to 10:00 am.
 

Fee: $80 per student, $40 each for two students classes.

Minimum age is 4 years old.
Children must swim at the same level to be registered together for the same private lessons time. Class availability is limited. Early registration is recommended.
Classes must be scheduled in advance. Call the Recreation Division Manager to reserve your time at 789 - 1770.

High Altitude Swim Club (HASC)

HASC Workouts will be held during the school year from

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm @ Evanston High School. If you would like to become a part of the HASC parents group please contact Kim Larson @ 307 - 789 - 1770.  

Click HERE for more information.

Descriptions of Classes

6 Months to 3 Years (Parent-Child Classes)

These classes DO NOT teach infants to swim! Parents and children learn together to increase a child's comfort level in the water and build a foundation of basic skills. All levels require a parent or other caregiver in the water. 

Parent & Child Level 1 (PC1)
Provides experiences and activities for children

Parent & Child Level 2 (PC2)
Builds upon the skills learned in Level 1

4 and 5-year-olds (Preschool)
Children must be four years old before the beginning of the session that they register for – NO Exceptions! Preschool-age children are taught basic aquatic safety and swimming skills while increasing their comfort level in and around the water. As in all Swimming and Water Safety courses, your child will always know that it’s safety first.

Preschool Aquatics Level 1 (Pre1)
Orients children to the aquatic environment and helps them gain basic aquatic skills.

Preschool Aquatics Level 2: (Pre2)
Helps children gain greater independence in their skills and develop more comfort in and around water.

Preschool Aquatics Level 3 (Pre3): 
Helps children start to gain basic swimming propulsive skills to be comfortable in and around water.

 

Preschoolers who pass Preschool Aquatics Level 3 may register for Learn to Swim Level 2 with Aquatics Supervisor Approval. They do not need to take Learn to Swim Level 1.

 

6 years old and up (Learn to Swim)
Learn-to-Swim courses are based on a logical, six-level progression that helps swimmers of varying ages and abilities develop their water safety, survival, and swim skills.

Learn to Swim Level 1 (LTS1): Introduction to Water Skills
Help participants feel comfortable in the water.

Learn to Swim Level 2 (LTS2): Fundamental Aquatic Skills
Gives participants success with fundamental skills.


Learn to Swim Level 3(LTS3): Stroke Development
Builds on the skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice in deeper water.

Learn to Swim Level 4 (LTS4): Stroke Improvement
Develops confidence in the skills learned and improves other aquatic skills.

Learn to Swim Level 5 (LTS5): Stroke Refinement
Provides further coordination and refinement of strokes.

Lifeguard Training

AGES 15 & UP
Looking for a great job? American Red Cross Lifeguarding is the perfect place to start.  Lifeguarding is an exciting position where you work as part of a team to help people safely enjoy the water. You could save a life too! 
Prerequisites:  Be able to swim 550 yards continuously using front crawl and breaststroke, 2-minute tread, 15 yard underwater swim, and retrieve a brick in 1 minute and 40 seconds.

Days: Tuesday/Thursday

Date: November 17 - December 17 (No class November 26)
Ages: 15 years and older
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Fee: $100
Fee eligible for reimbursement, if hired by EPRD