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Learn-To-Swim Courses

The DeKalb Park District is proud to be an authorized provider of the six-level American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program. The program is designed for children age 6 and up, and students progress through the levels at their own pace, mastering the skills in one level before advancing to the next. Each level of Learn-to-Swim classes include training in basic water safety and helping others in an emergency, in addition to stroke development.

Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills
Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills
Level 3: Stroke Development
Level 4: Stroke Improvement
Level 5: Stroke Refinement
Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency

Fall-Winter-Spring Swim Lessons are held at Huntley Middle School Swimming Pool

Group Lessons (5-15yrs)

Tuesdays-Thursdays: $45rs/$55nr per session
Saturdays: $30rs/$40nr per session

Lessons follow a research-based curriculum that allows students to progress through the levels at their own pace, mastering the skills in one level before advancing to the next. Classes are divided into groups based on ability and completion of prerequisites.

Private Lessons (4yrs & up)

Tuesdays-Thursdays: $88rs/$98nr per session
Saturdays: $55rs/$65nr per session

One-on-one instruction is provided for children and adults.
Semi-private lessons are offered for students at the same skill level that wish to share the instructor. Students may
work on the skills from the group lessons or other specific skills as desired.

Intro to Swim Team (5-15yrs)

Tuesdays-Thursdays: $70rs/$80nr per session

Saturdays: $50rs/$60nr per session

Youth swimmers are introduced to techniques and skills used in competitive swimming. Swimmers learn skills such as turns and starts while building swimming endurance. This program is a great way to introduce swim team concepts and activities prior to joining a swim team.

Fall-Winter-Spring Swim Lessons are held at Huntley Middle School Swimming Pool

Tuesday/Thursday Lessons

Session 1

(Jan 10 - Feb 2)

Session 2

(Feb 9 - Mar 7)

Session 3

(Mar 14 - Apr 13) No class 3/28 & 3/30

Session 4

(Apr 20 - May 16)

Group Lessons

6:00-6:30pm

6:00-6:30pm

6:00-6:30pm

6:00-6:30pm

Private Lessons

6:35-7:05pm

6:35-7:05pm

6:35-7:05pm

6:35-7:05pm

Intro to Swim Team

7:10-8:10pm

7:10-8:10pm

7:10-8:10pm

7:10-8:10pm

Saturday Lessons

Session 1

(Jan 7-Feb 4)

Session 2

(Feb 18-Mar18)

Session 3

(Apr 22-May20)

Group Lessons

10:15-10:45 am

10:15-10:45 am

10:15-10:45 am

Private Lessons

10:50-11:20 am

10:50-11:20 am

10:50 - 11:20 am

Intro to Swim Team

11:30am-12:30pm

11:30am - 12:30pm

11:30am-12:30 pm

Lifeguard Training

American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Class

Friday: 5:00-10:00 pm, Saturday & Sunday: 9:30 am-5:00pm
For:
15 yrs and up
Location:
Huntley Middle School / Sports & Rec Center
Fee:
$200

Course Prerequisites

Session 1: Feb 3-5

Session 2: Mar 24-26

Session 3:May 5-7

Questions? Contact Jackie Owensby, jowensby@dekalbparkdistrict.com

This blended learning lifeguard class includes Basic Lifeguarding, CPR for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid training. All certifications are valid for 2 years. Please note that this blended learning class combines in-class sessions with online learning. Plan an additional 8-10 hours outside of the meeting times to complete the online class sessions.

For Water Exercise and Aqua Zumba see the Fitness Page