Swimming Lessons

The Aquatics Team will continue to provide quality diverse programs and lesson options you’ve been accustomed to and are very excited to once again teach our community to become stronger swimmers and provide healthy aquatic activities for all ages. Be sure to review our program policies before you register to make sure you understand basic health and safety regulations and the policies of our aquatics programs. Follow us on Facebook for updates. 


 

Learn-to-Swim Program

Give your children confidence in the water. Our Learn-to-Swim program offers a group instructional setting for participants of all swimming levels, from infants to teens. All swim classes are taught by American Red Cross-certified instructors. Our lessons strive to create a safe and comfortable learning environment while teaching your children new swimming skills, important water safety behavior, and introducing them to a great form of exercise. New customers can register with us at the Customer Service Center located in Mackal Field House. All returning patrons can register online or in-person.

ONLINE REGISTRATION Spring 2024 Learn to Swim Schedule PDF

 

Spring 2024 | Registration Date: January 22, 2024 at 10:00 AM

Friday, January 26 – Friday, April 26, 2024
Make Up Day: Sunday, April 28

PARENT & CHILD: 6 months - 3 yrs | Member: $95.00; Non-Member: $180.00
Thursday6:15 pm-6:40 pm
Thursday6:15 pm-6:40 pm
Thursday10:00 am-10:25 am
Saturday10:30 am-10:55 am
Parent & Child Details: This class is designed for children who have little to no water experience or may have a fear of going underwater. Participants start developing a good attitude and safe practices around the water. Children work on basic swimming skills through play and incidental learning to encourage a fun and enjoyable experience.

PRESCHOOL I: 3-5 YRS | Member: $95.00; Non-Member: $180.00
Monday4:15 pm-4:40 pm
Monday5:45 pm-6:10 pm
Tuesday9:30 am-9:55 am
Tuesday5:15 pm-5:40 pm
Thursday5:15 pm-5:40 pm
Friday5:15 pm-5:40 pm
Saturday9:00 am-9:25 am
Preschool Level I Details: This class is designed to help infants and toddlers develop a comfort level in and around the water. Instructors will provide information on aquatic safety.

PRESCHOOL II: 3 - 5 yrs | Member: $95.00; Non-Member: $180.00
Monday4:45 pm-5:10 pm
Tuesday4:45 pm-5:10 pm
Tuesday5:45 pm-6:10 pm
Thursday9:30 am-9:55 am
Thursday4:45 pm-5:10 pm
Thursday5:45 pm-6:10 pm
Friday4:45 pm-5:10 pm
Friday5:45 pm-6:10 pm
Saturday9:30 am-9:55 am
Preschool Level II Details: This class is for children who are comfortable submerging their faces and are ready to learn basic aquatic locomotion skills on both the front and the back with assistance. New safety skills and review of previous knowledge from Preschool Level 1 will be covered.

PRESCHOOL III: 3 - 5 yrs | Member: $95.00; Non-Member: $180.00
Monday5:15 pm-5:40 pm
Tuesday4:15 pm-4:40 pm
Thursday10:30 am-10:55 am
Thursday4:15 pm-4:40 pm
Friday4:15 pm-4:40 pm
Saturday10:00 am-10:25 am
Preschool Level III Details: This class is designed for children who are very comfortable in the water and can perform basic front and back floats and swim 3 body lengths with assistance. Increased locomotion skills will be taught at this level with the goal of the child swimming independently at least 5 body lengths. New safety skills and review of previous knowledge from Preschool Levels 1 and 2 will be covered.

PRESCHOOL IV: 3 - 5 yrs | Member: $95.00; Non-Member: $180.00
Monday6:15 pm-6:40 pm
Preschool Level IV Details: This class is designed for children who have mastered the skills in Preschool Level 3 and can swim independently at least 5 body lengths on their front and back. Diving will be introduced at this level as well as the elementary backstroke and rotary breathing.

CHILD & YOUTH I: 5 - 16 yrs | Member: $125.00; Non-Member: $240.00
Monday4:15 pm-4:55 pm
Tuesday5:00 pm-5:40 pm
Thursday4:15 pm-4:55 pm
Friday5:00 pm-5:40 pm
Saturday9:00 am-9:40 am
Child & Youth Level I Details: This class is designed for children who have little to no water experience or may have a fear of going underwater. Participants will work on basic swimming skills with support and start developing a good attitude and safe practices around the water.

CHILD & YOUTH II: 5 - 16 yrs | Member: $125.00; Non-Member: $240.00 
Monday5:00 pm-5:40 pm
Monday5:45 pm-6:25 pm
Tuesday5:45 pm-6:25 pm
Thursday4:15 pm-4:55 pm
Thursday5:00 pm-5:40 pm
Friday4:15 pm-4:45 pm
Friday5:45 pm-6:25 pm
Saturday9:45 am-10:25 am
Child & Youth Level II Details: This class is designed for children who are comfortable submerging their faces and are ready to learn fundamental aquatic skills on both their front and back without support. New safety skills and review of previous knowledge from Level 1 will be covered.

CHILD & YOUTH III: 5 - 16 yrs | Member: $125.00; Non-Member: $240.00
Monday5:45 pm-6:25 pm
Tuesday4:15 pm-4:55 pm
Tuesday5:00 pm-5:40 pm
Thursday5:45 pm-6:25 pm
Friday4:15 pm-4:55 pm
Friday5:00 pm-5:40 pm
Saturday10:30 am-11:10 am
Child & Youth Level III Details: This class is designed for those students who have mastered the skills in Level 2. Participants will be taught the front crawl and elementary backstroke and be able to swim at least 15 yards of both these strokes. It will introduce diving skills and safety as well as dolphin and scissor kicks. New safety skills and review of previous knowledge from earlier levels will be covered.

CHILD & YOUTH IV: 5 - 16 yrs | Member: $125.00; Non-Member: $240.00
Monday4:15 pm-4:55 pm
Tuesday5:45 pm-6:25 pm
Thursday5:00 pm-5:40 pm
Friday5:45 pm-6:25 pm
Saturday9:45 am-10:25 am
Child & Youth Level IV Details: This class is designed for those students who have mastered the skills in Level 3. Participants will build confidence and endurance in strokes previously taught by swimming greater distances (at least 25 yards) and will learn 2 new headfirst entries. This level will also introduce, and have the students swim at least 15 yards, of back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke, and butterfly as well as complete open turns. New safety skills and review of previous knowledge from earlier levels will be covered.

CHILD & YOUTH V: 5 - 16 yrs | Member: $125.00; Non-Member: $240.00
Monday5:00 pm-5:40 pm
Thursday5:45 pm-6:25 pm
Saturday10:30 am-11:10 am
Child & Youth Level V Details: This class is designed for those students who have mastered the skills in Level 4. Participants will work on refining strokes learned in that level and continue to build their coordination and endurance. This level will introduce flip turns on both the front and back. New safety skills and review of previous knowledge from earlier levels will be covered.

CHILD & YOUTH VI: 5 - 16 yrs | Member: $125.00; Non-Member: $240.00
Tuesday4:15 pm-4:55 pm
Saturday9:00 am-9:40 am
Child & Youth Level VI Details: This class is designed for those students who have mastered the skills in Level 5 and who want to achieve a higher level of aquatic fitness or transition into competitive swimming. This course is designed to refine participant’s strokes in order to increase ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Students will be introduced to starting and turning techniques as well as more.

Private Lessons will be open for registration on Wednesday, January 24.

Lesson TypeLesson Prices
Private LessonsMember Rate: $40.00
Non-Member Rate: $50.00
Semi Private Lessons
(Max 2 People)
Member Rate: $50.00
Non-Member Rate: $70.00

Private lessons are offered on a one-on-one basis at times that fit your schedule. Days and times are coordinated with the Aquatics Specialist. Our qualified instructors make learning more enjoyable for all skill abilities from non-swimmer through advanced competitive levels. A semi-private lesson where two participants choose to have a lesson together. The cost of the half-hour lesson includes both participants. Some instructors are trained to work with individuals with disabilities.


For more information Contact Us at urirecaquatics@etal.uri.edu