Swim Lessons at Central Pool

Central Pool swim lessons are for kids taller than 48" or those with "Step 3" abilities. 


When participating, please remember:

  • Everyone who enters the pool must take a thorough shower before class.
  • Children should use the bathroom before class.
  • The Recreation Department is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Please bring a lock. 
  • Parents are responsible for their own children before, during, and after swimming lessons. 
  • When schools close due to weather, the pools close as well.

*If your child is not able to stand or isn't self -sustaining in the pool he/she will be transferred out of the class*

Central Pool is located at 843 Jefferson Ave

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Levels and schedules

Develops flutter kicking, free floating, and independence in the water. Front crawl is introduced.

Session 2 (Feb-Apr):
Tuesday
5:30-6:10pm
February 27-April 9
Register here (Code 1351)
Resident $20 (Non-Resident $30)

Thursday
4:30-5:10pm
February 29-April 11
Register here (Code 1354)
Resident $20 (Non-Resident $30)

Session 3 (Apr/May):
Tuesday 
4:30-5:10pm
April 16-May 21
Register here (Code 1357)
Resident $20 (Non-Resident $30)

Thursday
5:30-6:10pm
April 18-May 23
Register here (Code 1361)
Resident $20 (Non-Resident $30)

For the child age 7 and under who may not be ready for a larger pool. All Step 3 skills are introduced except diving.

Session 2 (Feb-Apr):
Tuesday
4:30-5:10pm
February 27-April 9
Register here (Code 1350)
Resident $20 (Non-Resident $30)

Thursday
5:30-6:10pm
February 29-April 11
Register here (Code 1355)
Resident $20 (Non-Resident $30)

Session 3 (Apr/May):
Tuesday
5:30-6:10pm
April 16-May 21
Register here (Code 1358)
Resident $20 (Non-Resident $30)

Thursday 
4:30-5:10pm
April 18-May 23
Register here (Code 1360)
Resident $20 (Non-Resident $30)

Session 2 (Feb-Apr):
Thursday
6:30-7:10pm
February 29-April 11
Register here (Code 1356)
Resident $20 (Non-Resident $30)

Session 3 (Apr/May):
Tuesday
6:30-7:10pm
April 16-May 21
Register here (Code 1359)
Resident $20 (Non-Resident $30)

Thursday
6:30-7:10pm
April 18-May 23
Register here (Code 1362)
Resident $20 (Non-Resident $30)

Combination of both Step 4 and 5. Perfect for the child in between the steps.

Session 2 (Feb-Apr):
Tuesday
6:30-7:10pm
February 27-April 9
Register here (Code 1352)
Resident $20 (Non-Resident $30)

Personal safety, a review of all strokes plus safety around the water and endurance.

Learn the skills it takes to become a lifeguard before you're eligible to be certified. Must be able to swim 25 yards and be comfortable in deep water.

Ages 11-14 only. This is NOT a certified lifeguard training course.

Private Lessons

Would your child benefit from one-on-one lessons with one of our instructors? Does your child have any special needs? We can help you overcome any fears you may have with water. Caring, patient instructors will provide 30-minute private lessons at James Madison or Central Pool depending on availability.

Fee: $20 per person for a 30-minute lesson

Contact Geri Rusch to arrange a private lesson at 920-459-6739 or grusch@sasd.net.