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Swim Lessons

Swimming is a life-long skill that is not only fun and good exercise – it can save your life. The American Red Cross has developed swimming lessons for kids and adults that allow everyone the opportunity to learn in a safe environment, at their own pace. Classes are taught by certified, knowledgeable, and caring instructors who can help swimmers at every level and ability feel comfortable in the water and progress to the next level.

Please call 206-267-2350 or email for more information.

Swim Lesson Sessions

4 week session (M/W pm | T/TH pm)

Session Name Session Dates Resident Registration Non-Resident Registration
Session B
February 13th - March 12th
February 6th - 6am
February 8th - 6am

Session B Resident Registration
January 2nd



Days Resident Non-Resident
Mon/Wed (PM)
Tue/Thu (PM)

Parent and Child Aquatics

Parent and child aquatics, also known in our program as Parent-tot, is a great class for parents looking to build a fun and safe relationship between the water along with their child. Many safety topics are introduced with fun visuals and activities that parents do with their child in the water. Songs and activities create a great pathway for children as they learn to interact around water for the first time. Parent and child aquatics is a good introduction up to our Minnows program. *This is not a survival float class*

Preschool Aquatics

Our Minnows program introduces students aged 3-5 to safety in and around the water and the basic mechanics of floats and glides. Students begin the program with Minnow 1 and progress up to Minnow 3. Minnows is a great class for young children to learn how to be comfortable in the water in an interactive way and set them up with a good foundation to progress into our Shark program. 

Report Cards

 Minnow 1 | Minnow 2 | Minnow 3


Our Shark program offers a great introduction to swimming and safety in and around the water. This program is great for students aged 6-12. Students begin our Shark program with Shark 1, where they learn to be comfortable around the water and learn basic skills. As they progress through Shark 2 and 3, students build on their fundamental skills to achieve a solid proficiency level in front crawl and backstroke to move into our Short Fin program. 

Report Cards

Shark 1 | Shark 2 | Shark 3 

Short Fin
Super Strokes

In Short Fin, participants improve their aquatic skills developed in Shark 3. Students refine their freestyle and backstroke as well as learn new strokes such as breaststroke and butterfly. Short Fin students practice for one hour, twice a week in the lap pool.

Long Fin

In Long Fin, participants refine their performance of all strokes (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly) and increase the distances that they swim. Participants also receive an introduction to swim team terminology and clockwork. Long Fin practices twice a week for an hour in the lap pool. 

Private Swim Lessons


We are in the process of training and onboarding additional instructors and hope to offer private lessons again in the future. 

Private lessons are scheduled based on the participant’s availability and the availability of an instructor. During private swim lessons, participants work 1-on-1 with an instructor on their personal swimming goals. From learning to be comfortable in the water to perfect the next stroke, private lessons are a great way to go if you have a challenging schedule or desire individualized instruction.

In semi-private swim lessons, two participants work with an instructor on their personal swimming goals. Semi-Private Lessons are great for families that are not able to attend lessons during offered course times, groups of friends that are working on learning a swimming skill or skill set together, or small groups that would like more individualized classes.

Refund Policy

Program Registration Cancellation and Refund Policies

Refunds  will only be given in the event of a medical circumstance or relocation. Proper documentation is required. Refunds may be pro-rated based on services rendered. Refunds will not be provided for missed classes due to non-medical circumstances. All class transfer requests must be made before the end of the first class. In the event of a class cancellation, a refund will be issued to the primary account holder.