Swimming lesson at Bryan Park Pool

Bryan Park Pool

Aquatics Coordinator: TBD

Keep your child safe in the water with the Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Program. Refer to the chart for lesson information. Registrations for a given session are not accepted after that session's registration deadline.

Weather Cancellation Policy

In case of inclement weather, the Pools Hotline (349-3741) will be updated with the status of swimming lessons. Swimming lessons will be cancelled for thunder, lightning, and extremely cool temperatures, but will meet in the rain. Cancellations will be made up on the Friday following the cancellation. Should more than two lessons be cancelled during the session, the additional classes will not be made up.

Swimming Lessons Schedule for Session II, June 16-27

Session I (June 2-13)

Session III (July 7-18)

Session IV (July 21-August 1)


For Session II, Jump to:


Parent and Child

Infant/Tot - Ages 6 mos. to 2 yrs.
30-minute classes, Monday-Thursday
June 16-27

Designed to orient young children to the water and prepare them to learn to swim in the American Red Cross Preschool Aquatics or Learn-to-Swim courses. It is not designed to teach childen to become good swimmers or even to survive in the water on their own. Parent and Child Aquatics gives parents safety information and teaches techniques to help them orient their children to the water. It also provides direction regarding how to supervise water activities in a responsible manner.

Registration for Session II ends June 13. Click here to register online any time!

Code Cost Class Time
82001-2A $50/in-city
$60/non-city
10:15 a.m.
82001-2B $50/in-city
$60/non-city
5:50 p.m.

Parent and Child

Preschool - Ages 2-4 yrs.
30-minute classes, Monday-Thursday
June 16-27

Designed to orient young children to the water and prepare them to learn to swim in the American Red Cross Preschool Aquatics or Learn-to-Swim courses. It is not designed to teach childen to become good swimmers or even to survive in the water on their own. Parent and Child Aquatics gives parents safety information and teaches techniques to help them orient their children to the water. It also provides direction regarding how to supervise water activities in a responsible manner.

Registration for Session II ends June 13. Click here to register online any time!

Code Cost Class Time
82002-2A $50/in-city
$60/non-city
10:15 a.m.
82002-2B $50/in-city
$60/non-city
6:30 p.m.

Preschool Aquatics

Ages 4-5 yrs.
30-minute classes, Monday-Thursday
June 16-27

Teaches aquatic and safety skills in a logical progression. The objective is to start teaching fundamental water safety and aquatic skills to children. Preschool Aquatics orients participants to the aquatic environment and helps them to gain some basic swimming and water safety skills. Participants build on their basic skills to improve propulsive movements on both the front and back to prepare them for the Learn-to-Swim program.

Registration for Session II ends June 13. Click here to register online any time!

Code Cost Time
82003-2A $50/in-city
$60/non-city
9:30 a.m.
82003-2B $50/in-city
$60/non-city
10:15 a.m.
82003-2C $50/in-city
$60/non-city
5:10 p.m.
82003-2D $50/in-city
$60/non-city
5:50 p.m.
82003-2E $50/in-city
$60/non-city
6:30 p.m.

Level I - Introduction to Water Skills

30-minute classes, Monday-Thursday
June 16-27

The objectives of Level 1 are to learn basic personal water safety information and skills, to help participants feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely. Participants learn elementary aquatic skills, which they will build on as they progress through the six Learn-to-Swim levels. Participants develop good attitudes about swimming and water safety, good swimming habits and safe practices in and around the water.

Exit Skills Assessment: Enter independently using either the ladder, steps or side, travel at least 5 yards, bob 3 times then safely exit the water. Glide on front at least 2 body lengths, roll to a back float for 3 seconds and recover to a vertical position.

Registration for Session II ends June 13. Click here to register online any time!

Code Cost Time
82004-2A $50/in-city
$60/non-city
9:30 a.m.
82004-2B $50/in-city
$60/non-city
10:15 a.m.
82004-2C $50/in-city
$60/non-city
5:10 p.m.
82004-2D $50/in-city
$60/non-city
5:50 p.m.
82004-2E $50/in-city
$60/non-city
6:30 p.m.
82004-2F $50/in-city
$60/non-city
7:10 p.m.

Level II - Fundamental Aquatic Skills

30-minute classes, Monday-Thursday
June 16-27

Participants must be able to demonstrate all the completion requirements of Level I. The objective of Level II is to give participants success with fundamental skills.

Exit Skills Assessment: Step from side into chest-deep water, move into a front float for 5 seconds, roll to back, float for 5 seconds then return to a vertical position. Move into a back float for 5 seconds, roll to front then recover to a vertical position. Push off and swim using combined arm and leg actions on front for 5 body lengths, roll to back, float for 15 seconds, roll to front, then continue swimming for 5 body lengths.

Registration for Session II ends June 13. Click here to register online any time!

Code Cost Time
82005-2A $50/in-city
$60/non-city
9:30 a.m.
82005-2B $50/in-city
$60/non-city
10:15 a.m.
82005-2C $50/in-city
$60/non-city
5:10 p.m.
82005-2D $50/in-city
$60/non-city
5:50 p.m.
82005-2E $50/in-city
$60/non-city
6:30 p.m.
82005-2F $50/in-city
$60/non-city
7:10 p.m.

Level III - Stroke Development

30-minute classes, Monday-Thursday
June 16-27

Participants must be able to demonstrate all the completion requirements in Level 2. The objectives of Level 3 are for participants to learn the survival float, the elementary backstroke and to coordinate the front crawl. They are introduced to the scissors kick and the dolphin kick and build on the fundamentals of treading water. Participants also learn rules for headfirst entries and begin to learn to enter the water headfirst from the side of the pool (where the water is 9' deep or deeper.)

Exit Skills Assessment: Jump into deep water from the side, swim front crawl for 15 yards, maintain position by treading or floating for 30 seconds and swim elementary backstroke for 15 yards.

Registration for Session II ends June 13. Click here to register online any time!

Code Cost Time
82006-2A $50/in-city
$60/non-city
9:30 a.m.
82006-2B $50/in-city
$60/non-city
10:15 a.m.
82006-2C $50/in-city
$60/non-city
5:10 p.m.
82006-2D $50/in-city
$60/non-city
6:30 p.m.
82006-2E $50/in-city
$60/non-city
7:10 p.m.

Level IV - Stroke Improvement

30-minute classes, Monday-Thursday
June 16-27

Participants must be able to demonstrate all the completion requirements in Level 3. The objectives of Level 4 are to improve skills and increase endurance by swimming familiar strokes (front crawl, elementary backstroke) for greater distances. Students also continue to build upon the scissors kick and dolphin kick by adding the arms for sidestroke and butterfly. The back crawl and the breaststroke are introduced in level 4, as well as the basics of turning at a wall.

Exit Skills Assessment: Perform a feet-first entry into deep water, swim front crawl for 25 yards, change direction and position as necessary and swim elementary backstroke for 25 yards. Swim breaststroke for 15 yards, change direction and position as necessary and swim back crawl for 15 yards.

Registration for Session II ends June 13. Click here to register online any time!

Code Cost Time
82007-2A $50/in-city
$60/non-city
9:30 a.m.
82007-2B $50/in-city
$60/non-city
7:10 p.m.

Level V - Stroke Refinement

30-minute classes, Monday-Thursday
June 16-27

Participants must be able to demonstrate all the course requirements in Level 4. The objectives of Level 5 are to coordinate and refine strokes. Participants refine their performance of all the strokes (front crawl, back crawl, butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke) and increase their distances. Flip turns on the front and back are also introduced.

Exit Skills Assessment: Perform a shallow-angle dive into deep water, swim front crawl for 50 yards, change direction and position of travel as necessary and swim elementary backstroke for 50 yards. Swim breaststroke for 25 yards, change direction and position of travel as necessary and swim back crawl for 25 yards.

Registration for Session II ends June 13. Click here to register online any time!

Code Cost Time
82008-2A $50/in-city
$60/non-city
9:30 a.m.
82008-2B $50/in-city
$60/non-city
7:10 p.m.

Level VI - Swimming and Skill Proficiency

30-minute classes, Monday-Thursday
June 16-27

Perform a shallow-angle dive into deep water, swim front crawl for 50 yards, change direction and position of travel as necessary and swim elementary backstroke for 50 yards. Swim breaststroke for 25 yards, change direction and position of travel as necessary and swim back crawl for 25 yards.

Registration for Session II ends June 13. Click here to register online any time!

Code Cost Time
82009-2A $50/in-city
$60/non-city
9:10 a.m.
82009-2B $50/in-city
$60/non-city
7:10 p.m.