Swimming Lessons @ Central Pool



Important information about our aquatics programs:

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.

 Children 8 years and above need to go to Central, South High, or North High. The shallow end at North and South is the same depth as Central.

Children need to be 48 inches tall to go to Central.

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 you have questions or concerns, please email Geri Rusch at grusch@sasd.net.

Winter registration will open at 8:00am on  December 16.

Central Pool is located at 607 S Water St

$15.00 Resident, $23.00 Non Resident

January 11-February 15

4:30-5:10pm Step 2 Code 9584

5:30-6:10pm Step 3 Code 9585

February 22-April 5

4:30-5:10pm Step 3 Code 9590

5:30-6:10pm Step 4 Code 9591



January 12-February 16

4:00-4:40pm Step 4 Code 9586

5:00-5:40pm Step 3 Code 9587

February 23-April 6

4:00-4:40pm Step 2 Code 9592

5:00-5:40pm Step 3 Code 9593

January 13-February 17

4:30-5:10pm Step 5 Code 9588

5:30-6:10pm Step 2 Code 9589

February 24-April 7

4:30-5:10pm Step 2 Code 9594

5:30-6:10pm Step 4 Code 9595

Explanation of Steps

Develops flutter kick, free-floating on front and back, and front crawl is introduced. (Step 2 at James Madison pool is for ages 5-7 only.)

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

Coordinated rhythmic breathing for front crawl, back crawl, butterfly kick, and diving.

Perfects both front and back crawls, elementary backstroke and breaststroke kick. Added endurance on all strokes and standing dives.

Refines all strokes and flip turns are added. more endurance and surface dives.

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: $20.00 per person for a 30-minute lesson

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