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-3pm

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

Group Lesson Session Dates

SessionDatesRegistration Date:
FALL 2017
Session 19/19 - 10/20Mail-in:
Walk-In: 9/17
Session 210/21 - 12/1Walk-In: 10/27
Spring2018
Session 12/6 - 3/9Mail-in: 1/23
Walk-In: 2/3
Session 23/20 - 4/20Walk-In:3/18
Session 35/1 - 6/1Walk-In:4/28

Adult Lessons

ClassDaysTime
Adult Level 1Wed & Fri8:30am - 8:55am
Adult Level 2Tues & Thurs8:00am - 8:25am
Adult Level 3Wed & Fri8:00am - 8:25am
Adult Level 1Wed & Fri7:30pm - 7:55pm
Adult Level 2Tues & Thurs7:00pm - 7:25pm
Adult Level 3Wed & Fri
7:00pm - 7:25pm

Swim lessons (4 - 17yrs old)

Class LevelDaysClass Time
Preschool (Requires Adult. Ages 4-6)
PreschoolWed & Fri5:30pm - 5:55pm
PreschoolTue & Thu6:00pm - 6:25pm
PreschoolTue & Thu6:30pm - 6:55pm

Youth Lessons (Age 7+)

Level ITue & Thu4:00pm - 4:25pm
Level 1Wed & Fri5:00pm - 5:25pm
Level 2Tue & Thu4:30pm - 4:55pm
Level 2Wed & Fri6:00pm - 6:25pm
Level 3Tue & Thu5:30pm - 5:55pm
Level 3Wed & Fri
4:30pm - 4:55pm
Level 4Tue & Thu6:00pm - 6:25pm
Level 4Wed & Fri5:30pm - 5:55pm
Level 5Tue & Thu4:00pm - 4:25pm
Level 5Wed & Fri6:30pm - 6:55pm
Level 6Tue & Thu5:00pm - 5:25pm

Private Lessons Session Dates

SessionDatesRegistration Date:
FALL 2017
Session 1Sep 23 - Nov 5Mail-In: Sept 5
Walk-In: Sep 7
Session 2Nov 11 - Dec 17Walk-In: Oct 21
Winter/ Spring 2018
Session 1Feb 10- Mar 18Mail-In: Jan 23
Walk-In: Feb 3
Session 2Mar 24 - April 29Walk-In: Mar 17
Session 3May 5 - June 3Walk-In: April 29

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

Sept 19 - Dec 10 / Feb 6 - April 15 / April 24 - May 27

Fee

2 classes $50, $38 for 65+. Each class is 2 weeks

Aqua Programs
TuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Zero7:30am7:30am7:30am7:30am10:00am
Aqua9:15am9:15am
Flex11:15am11:15am
Zero7:00pm7:00pm
Zumba7:00pm7:00pm11:30am11:30am

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