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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 4 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. We are offering a modified version of our Learn-to-Swim programs for ages 4+ and Levels 1 - 6, with COVID-19 safety modifications.

Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills
Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills
Level 3: Stroke Development
Level 4+: Stroke Improvement

Interested in taking lessons, but don't know what level you or your swimmer are at? Contact Aquatics Supervisor, Jackie Owensby at jowensby@dekalbparkdistrict.com Cancelations could happen due to weather, facility, etc. If needed, there is a make-up day built in on Fridays.

Group Swim Lessons (Ages 4+)

$63 for Residents | $76 for Non-Residents
Week-long 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 (All Ages)

$140 for Residents | $168 for Non-Residents
Contact Aquatics Supervisor, Jackie Owensby at jowensby@dekalbparkdistrict.com to learn more!

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.

Lap Swim at Huntley Middle School Pool

Now - May 24

$4 per hour for Residents | $5 per hour for Non-Residents
You MUST book your reservation online| One person per lane for ages 10 +
Choose from Mondays, Wednesdays, or Saturdays

Are you looking for a great workout with no impact? Lap swimming is the exercise for you! Designed for all fitness levels, lap swim is an anaerobic exercise great for weight loss or fine tuning your workout routine. We are proud to partner with the DeKalb School District for this program.

Swim Lessons at Huntley Middle School Pool

Sessions Now - July

Monday & Wednesday Spring Lessons

Session 4: April 28 - May 24
Monday - Thursday Summer Lessons

Session 1: June 7 - 17
Session 2: June 21 - July 1
Session 3: July 12 - 22
Session 4: July 26 - August 5
Class Spring Time/ Summer Time Fee
Group Lessons: Level 1 & 2 5:45-6:15 pm / 5:00-5:30 pm $63 IDR/$76 R
Group Lessons: Level 3 & 4+ 6:30-7:00 pm / 5:45 - 6:15 pm $63 IDR/$76 R
Private Lessons 7:15-7:45 pm / 6:30 -7:00 pm $140 IDR/$168 R
Private Lessons 7:50-8:20 pm / 7:15-7:45 pm $140 IDR/$168 R
Open Lap Swim 7:15-8:15 pm / No Summer Lap Swim at Huntley $4 IDR/ $5 R per one hour session

Saturday Spring Lessons

Session 2: March 20 - May 8
Class Time Fee
Group Lessons: Level 1 & 2 11:50am-12:20pm
$63 IDR/$76 R
Group Lessons: Level 3 & 4+ 12:35-1:05pm
$63 IDR/$76 R
Private Lessons 10:30-11:00am
$140 IDR/$168 R
Private Lessons 11:05-11:35am
$140 IDR/$168 R
Open Lap Swim 10:30-11:30am
$4 IDR/ $5 R per one hour session

Safety Regulations

  • Swimmers must wear a mask in Huntley Middle School until they enter the water. Please wear your mask on deck until you enter the water. Participants are encouraged to come ready to swim and shower at home to limit exposure.
  • Use of lockers will not be allowed. Patrons will be required to bring their personal items on deck with them.

Questions? Contact Jackie Owensby jowensby@dekalbparkdistrict.com

Click here to read the Phase 4 IDPH Swimming Guidelines