“Learn to Swim” Lessons

Fees: $90 per 2-week session. Lessons are 45 minutes long each Monday-Thursday for both weeks (Fridays are reserved for make-ups due to pool closures). See below for levels. Children may register for both sessions. 

Session A: June 11 – 21
Options include: 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm or 1 pm

Session B: June 25July 6 (pool closed July 4)
Options include: 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm or 1 pm 

Session C July 919
Options include: 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm or 2 pm

Session D July 23August 2
Options include: 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm or 1 pm

Advanced Swim

Fees: $90 per 2-week session. After successfully completing Level 4 (see below) and receiving a completion certificate, children are ready for Advanced Swimming.  Advanced Swimming teaches stroke refinement and swimming for endurance.  Additionally, children will learn flip turns and work on both poolside and diving board dives. Children may register for both sessions. 

Session A: June 1121
9-9:50 am only

Session C: July 919
9-9:50 am only

Learn to Swim Levels

  • Level I: Introduction to water skills.  The child is able to sit at the pool stairs without parental support. This course creates a foundation for aquatic skills, including rolling from front to back with support, submerging the mouth, nose, and eyes, and supported floats and beginning paddle strokes.
  • Level II: Fundamental aquatic skills.  The child is proficient in foundational safety skills and ready to learn bobbing, submerging, and combined arm and leg actions for five yards.
  • Level III: Stroke development.  The child is able to front and back float independently and swim independently with a combination of strokes for five yards on the front, then five yards on the back.  The swimmer is ready to increase independence and skill competency, including fifteen yards of front crawl and rhythmic breathing.
  • Level IV: Stroke improvement.  The child is able to demonstrate independence in basic swimming strokes, front crawl for 15 yards, backstroke for 15 yards, and maintain position by treading or floating for 30 seconds.  
  • Advanced Swimming: This group focuses on stroke refinement, endurance, swimming fitness and dives. 

Download a more detailed description of the Swim levels and lesson outcomes.

More information:
Amanda Milholland
Dunn School Director of Summer Programs