Lessons


Registration Rules

  • No Telephone Registration.
  • Fees must be paid at the time of registration.
  • Pre-registration for all activities begins one week prior to the session start date
  • Lessons are 25 minutes in length.
  • Walk in registration are from 10am-2pm

Payments

  • Make checks payable to: L.A. CITY DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND PARKS
  • No refunds unless a class is canceled.
  • All refunds will be assessed an administration fee

Pricing

  • YOUTH-$40.00 | ADULT-$50.00

Summer Session Dates

SessionDatesRegistration Date
Session 1June 18 - June 29Mail-in: June 4 - 14
Walk-In: June 16 - June 17
Session 2July 2 - July 13Walk-In: June 30 - July 1
Online: June 29 - June 30
Session 3July 16 - July 27Walk-In: July 14 - July 15
Online: July 13 and July 14
Session 4July 30 - Aug 10Walk-In: July 28 - Aug 30
Online: July 27 and July 28
Session 5Aug 13 - Aug 24Walk-In: Aug 11 - Aug 12
Online: Aug 9 - Aug 10

Adult Lessons

ClassDaysTime
Adult Level 1Mon & Wed8:30am - 8:55am
Adult Level 2Tues & Thurs8:00am - 8:25am
Adult Level 3Mon & Wed8:00am - 8:25am
Adult Level 1Tues & Thurs8:30am - 8:55am
Adult Level 1Mon & Wed7:30pm - 7:55pm
Adult Level 2Tues & Thurs7:00pm - 7:25pm
Adult Level 3Mon & Wed7:00pm - 7:25pm
Adult Level 1Tues & Thurs7:30pm - 7:55pm

Youth Lessons

Class LevelDaysClass Time
Preschool Lv 1
Mon - Thu10:30am-10:55am
5:30pm - 5:55pm
Preschool Lv 2Mon - Thu11:30am-11:55am
6:00pm - 6:25pm
Preschool Lv 3Mon - Thu11:00am - 11:25am
6:30pm - 6:55pm
Level IMon - Thu12:00pm-12:25pm
5:30pm - 5:55pm
6:30pm-6:55pm
Level IIMon - Thu11:00am-11:25am
12:30pm-12:55pm
5:00pm-5:25pm
Level IIIMon - Thu10:30am-10:55am
5:30pm-5:55pm
Level IVMon - Thu10:00am-10:25am
5:00pm - 5:25pm
Level VMon - Thu11:30am-11:55am
6:00pm - 6:25pm
Level VIMon - Thu10:00am-10:25am
6:30pm - 6:55pm

Private Lessons Session Dates

SessionDatesRegistration Date:
Session 1 (6 Lessons)-$162June 23 - July 28Mail-in: June 4 - June 14
Walk-in: June 16 - June 17
Session 1 (12 Lessons)-$324June 23 - July 28Mail-in: June 4 - June 14
Walk-in: June 16 - June 17
Session 2 (6 Lessons)-$162Aug 4 - Sept 9Walk-In: July 28 - July 29
Reg Time: 10am-2pm
Session 2 (12 Lessons)-$324Aug 4 - Sept 9Walk-In: July 28 - July 29
Reg Time: 10am-2pm

Semi-Private Lessons

Session 1 (6 Lessons)-$240June 23 - July 28Mail-in: June 4 - June 14
Walk-in: June 16 - June 17
Session 1 (12 Lessons)-$480June 23 - July 28Mail-in: June 4 - June 14
Walk-in: June 16 - June 17
Session 2 (6 Lessons)-$240Aug 4 - Sept 9Walk-In: July 28 - July 29
Reg Time: 10am-2pm
Session 2 (12 Lessons)-$480Aug 4 - Sept 9Walk-In: July 28 - July 29
Reg Time: 10am-2pm
Lessons begin every 30 mins on:
Saturday: 9:30am-2:00pm & Sunday: 10:30am-3:00pm

Adaptive Private Lessons Dates
Sundays

Session 1June 24 - July 29Mail-in: June 4 - June 14
Walk-in: June 16 - June 17
Session 2Aug - Sept 9Walk-In: July 28 - July 29
Reg Time: 10am-2pm
6 Lessons: $162
12 Lessons: $324

Private LessonSemi-private Lesson (2 students)
Adult, Child, Senior, AdaptiveAdult, Child, Senior, Adaptive
6 private lessons = $1626 semi-private lessons = $240

Water Exercise Classes

Class may be canceled if less than 10 people sign up

Class Dates

June 18 - August 25

Fee

$100 ($88 for ages 65+) = 2 classes per week throughout session.

$10 for each additional class throughout session

Aqua Programs
TuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Zero7:30am7:30am7:30am7:30am10:00am
Aqua9:30am9:30am11:30am
Flex11:15am11:15am
Zero7:00pm7:00pm7:00pm7:00pm

Parent & Child (Ages 4-6)

Level 1
Orients children to the aquatic environment and helps them gain basic aquatic skills.
*An adult must accompany each child.
  • Enter and exit water using ladder, steps or side
  • Blow bubbles through mouth and nose
  • Submerge mouth, nose and eyes
  • Open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects
  • Front and back glides and recover to a vertical position
  • Back float and recover to a vertical position
  • Roll from front to back and back to front
  • Tread with arm and hand actions
  • Alternating and simultaneous leg actions on front and back
  • Alternating and simultaneous arm actions on front and back
  • Combined arm and leg actions on front and back
Level 2
Helps children gain greater independence in their skills and develop more comfort in and around water.
  • Enter water by stepping in
  • Exit water using ladder, steps or side
  • Bobbing
  • Open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects
  • Front and back floats and glides
  • Recover from a front or back float or glide to a vertical position
  • Roll from front to back and back to front
  • Tread water using arm and leg actions
  • Combined arm and leg actions on front and back
  • Finning arm action on back
Level 3
Helps children start to gain basic swimming propulsive skills to be comfortable in and around water..
  • Enter water by jumping in
  • Fully submerge and hold breath
  • Bobbing
  • Front, jellyfish and tuck floats
  • Recover from a front or back float or glide to a vertical position
  • Back float and glide
  • Change direction of travel while swimming on front or back
  • Tread water using arm and leg actions
  • Combined arm and leg actions on front and back
  • Finning arm action on back

Learn-to-Swim (Ages 7 to Adulthood)

Introduction to Water Skills - Level 1
Helps participants feel comfortable in the water.
  • Enter and exit water using ladder, steps or side
  • Blow bubbles through mouth and nose
  • Bobbing
  • Open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects
  • Front and back glides and floats
  • Recover to vertical position
  • Roll from front to back and back to front
  • Tread water using arm and hand actions
  • Alternating and simultaneous leg actions on front and back
  • Alternating and simultaneous arm actions on front and back
  • Combined arm and leg actions on front and back
Fundamental Aquatic Skills – Level 2
Gives participants success with fundamental skills.
  • Enter and exit water by stepping or jumping from the side
  • Fully submerge and hold breath
  • Bobbing
  • Open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects
  • Front, jellyfish and tuck floats
  • Recover to vertical position
  • Roll from front to back and back to front
  • Change direction of travel while swimming on front or back
  • Tread water using arm and leg actions
  • Combined arm and leg actions on front and back
  • Finning arm action
Stroke Development – Level 3
Builds on the skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice in deeper water.
  • Enter water by jumping from the side
  • Headfirst entries from the side in sitting and kneeling positions
  • Bobbing while moving toward safety
  • Rotary breathing
  • Survival float
  • Back float
  • Change from vertical to horizontal position on front and back
  • Tread water
  • Flutter, scissor, dolphin and breaststroke kicks on front
  • Front crawl and elementary backstroke
  • Stroke Improvement – Level 4
    Develops confidence in the skills learned and improves other aquatic skills.
    • Headfirst entries from the side in compact and stride positions
    • Swim under water
    • Feetfirst surface dive
    • Survival swimming
  • Front crawl and backstroke open turns
  • Tread water using 2 different kicks
  • Front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke and butterfly
  • Flutter and dolphin kicks on back
  • Stroke Refinement – Level 5
    Provides further coordination and refinement of strokes.
    • Shallow-angle dive from the side then glide and begin a front stroke
    • Tuck and pike surface dives, submerge completely
    • Front flip turn and backstroke flip turn while swimming
    • Front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke and butterfly
    • Sculling
    Swimming and Skill Proficiency – Level 6
    Refines the stokes so participants swim them with ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Level 6 is designed with “menu” options that focus on preparing participants for more advanced courses, including the Water Safety Instructor, or other aquatic activities, such as competitive swimming or diving.
    • Options Include:
    • Fitness Swimmer
  • Personal Water Safety
  • Fundamentals of Diving