Swim Lessons

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Hunter-Fall

Fall Swim Lessons
Registration Starts July 18

Location: Hunter Pool, 1100 NE 14th Street
352-334-2191

Fees:  City Residents:  $54.25 / Non-City Residents: $82.25. Proof of residency (GRU Bill or Voter ID card) is required at time of registration.

Ages:

  •  Pre School: 3–5 years
  • Learn to Swim: 6–12 years
  • Adult Beginner: 13 years and older

Swim Test:  If you are unsure of what level your child should be for swim lessons, please take a swim test at either pool, Monday–Friday, 4 pm–7 pm. This swim test will only take 5 minutes. If you choose not to take a swim test, we reserve the right to move your child into the appropriate level or refund your money if the class is full.

Exit Skills Assessment: All Children with exception of Aqua Babies must pass an Exit Skills Assessment Test on the last day of class to determine if they are able to move up to the next level. Instructors will notify parents on student’s progression throughout the session.

Fall Lessons
Afternoon lessons
Times: 4 week sessions Tuesdays & Thursdays

Session 1: August 16 – September 8
Session 2: September 13 – October 6

Class   Afternoon at Hunter
PS level 1   4:15 - 4:45pm; 5:45 - 6:15pm
PS level 2   4:15 - 4:45pm; 5:45 - 6:15pm
PS level 3   4:15 - 4:45pm
L2S level 1   5:00 - 5:30pm; 6:30 - 7:00pm
L2S level 2   5:45 - 6:15pm; 6:30 - 7:00pm
L2S level 3   5:00 - 5:30pm
L2S level 4/5    5:00 - 5:30pm
Adult   6:30 - 7pm

 

Swim-Lessons-Parent-Orientation.pdf(PDF, 450KB)

How to register

  • In person: PRCA's Administrative Office, Thomas Center, Building B, 3rd Floor, 306 NE Sixth Avenue. Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm 352-334-5067

Register online

Must register at least 24 hours prior to the first lesson

 

Private Lessons

Private Swim Lessons
Registration Starts May 1

Location: Hunter Pool, 1100 NE 14th St
352-334-2191

Fees:  City Residents:  $54.25 / Non-City Residents: $82.25. Proof of residency (GRU Bill or Voter ID card) is required at time of registration.

Ages: 3 and up

Saturday Lessons

Session 1: NE June 4, 11, 18, 25 (June 4 will be at Mickle pool)
Session 2: NE July 9, 16, 23, 30
Session 3: NE Aug 6, 13, 20, 27
Session 4: NE Sept 3, 10, 17, 24

Times:
10:00 am–10:30 am
10:30 am–11:00 am
11:15 am–11:45 am
12:30 pm–1:00 pm
1:00 pm–1:30 pm

How to register

  • In person: PRCA's Administrative Office, Thomas Center, Building B, 3rd Floor, 306 NE Sixth Avenue. Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm 352-334-5067

Register Online    

Must register at least 24 hours prior to the first lesson

 

Hunter-Summer

Summer Swim Lessons
Registration Starts May 2

Location: Hunter Pool, 1100 NE 14th Street
352-334-2191

Fees:  City Residents:  $54.25 / Non-City Residents: $82.25. Proof of residency (GRU Bill or Voter ID card) is required at time of registration.

Ages:

  • Aqua Baby: 6-36 months (parent in water with child)
  • Pre School: 3–5 years
  • Learn to Swim: 6–12 years
  • Adult Beginner: 13 years and older

Swim Test:  If you are unsure of what level your child should be place in for swim lessons, swim tests are available at either pool, Monday–Friday, 4 pm–7 pm. This swim test should only take about 5 minutes. We reserve the right to move any child incorrectly placed to the appropriate level or refund payment if the level is full.

Exit Skills Assessment: All Children with the exception of Aqua Babies must pass an Exit Skills Assessment by the end of each session to determine if they are able to move up to the next level. Instructors will notify parents on student’s progression throughout the session.

Summer Lessons
Session 1: June 6-16
Session 2: June 20-30
Session 3: July 11-21
Session 4: July 25-Aug 4

Morning Lessons
Times: 2 week sessions Monday-Thursday (Fridays are set aside for weather related make-ups)

8:45      Aqua Babies, Pre-School Level 1, Level 2
9:15      Learn to Swim level 1, Learn to Swim Level 2, Pre-School Level 3
10:00    Pre-school Level 1, Learn to Swim Level 1, Level 2
10:30    Pre-school Level 2, Learn to Swim Level 3, Level 4/5

Afternoon Lessons
Location: Northeast Pool, 1100 NE 14th Street
Times: 2 week sessions Monday-Friday (The fee for swim lessons is based on an 8 lesson schedule. In the summer we add 2 extra lessons on Fridays to offset some lessons that may be missed due to weather.)

4:15      Pre-School Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3
5:00      Learn to swim Level 1, Level 3, Level 4/5
5:45      Aqua Baby, Pre-School Level 1, Learn to Swim Level 2
6:30      Pre-School Level 2, Learn to Swim Level 1, Level 2
7:15      Adult 

SL-Parent-Orientation-summer-2022-v2.pdf(PDF, 446KB)

How to register

  •  In person: PRCA's Administrative Office, Thomas Center, Building B, 3rd Floor, 306 NE Sixth Avenue. Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm 352-334-5067

 Register Online - Mornings Register Online - Afternoons

Must register at least 24 hours prior to the first lesson

 

Mickle-Summer

Mickle Swim Lessons
Registration Starts May 2

Location: Mickle Pool, 1717 SE 15th St
352-334-2190

Fees:  $54.25
Ages: 4 and up

Dates: May 31 – Aug 8

Class levels and Times:

Mondays & Wednesdays or Tuesdays & Thursdays
11:00-11:55am – Beginner Skills
12:00-12:55pm – Advanced & Beginner
1:00-1:55pm – Intermediate
2:00-2:55pm – Beginner Skills
3:00-3:55pm – Advanced & Beginner
4:00-4:55pm – Intermediate

Adult classes:
Thursdays & Fridays
5:00-5:55pm
6:00-6:55pm

How to register
In person: PRCA's Administrative Office, Thomas Center, Building B, 3rd Floor, 306 NE Sixth Avenue. Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm 352-334-5067

Register online 

Must register at least 24 hours prior to the first lesson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ages

Aqua Babies for Ages 6 months–3 Years

This program builds swimming readiness while emphasizing fun in the water. Parents and children participate in several guided practice sessions that help children learn elementary skills which include bubble blowing, front and back kicking and floating, underwater exploration and more. It is NOT designed to teach children to become good swimmers or survive in the water on their own.

Preschool Level 1 for Ages 3–5 Years

Beginner level where child still needs instructor support in the water. Skills covered will be blowing bubbles, submerging mouth, nose and eyes, back float and begin necessary arm and leg actions for swimming.

Preschool Level 2 for Ages 3–5 Years

Passed Preschool Level 1. Child is comfortable in the water, can float on back for 3 seconds or more and glide from the wall to the instructor 3-5 yards. Skills covered will be bobbing, opening eyes underwater, treading water, and swimming 3-5 yards.

Preschool Level 3 for Ages 3–5 Years

Passed Preschool Level 2. Child is comfortable in the water, can glide on back and swim independently for 5-10 feet including rolling on back and floating for 15 seconds. Skills covered will be jumping in, fully submerge and hold breath for 10 seconds, rotary breathing, and swimming on back.

Learn to Swim Level 1 for Ages 6–12 Years

Beginner level where child still needs instructor support in the water. Skills covered will be blowing bubbles, submerging mouth, nose and eyes, back float and begin necessary arm and leg actions for swimming on front and back.

Learn to Swim Level 2 for Ages 6–12 Years

Passed Learn to Swim Level 1. Child is comfortable in the water, can float on back for 5 seconds or more and glide from the wall to the instructor 3-5 yards. Skills covered will be bobbing, opening eyes underwater, treading water, and swimming using rotary breathing.

Learn to Swim Level 3 for Ages 6–12 Years

Passed Learn to Swim Level 2 OR Pre-School Level 3. Child can tread water for 15 seconds, float on back for 15 seconds, and swim 15-20 feet. Skills covered will be jumping into deep water, diving, survival float, front crawl with rotary breathing and elementary backstroke.

Learn to Swim Level 4/5 for Ages 6–12 Years

Passed Learn to Swim Level 3 or 4. Child is an independent swimmer, can tread and float for 1 minute, elementary backstroke and front crawl with rotary breathing for 25 yards. Skills covered will be breaststroke, backstroke, intro to butterfly, sidestroke and swimming underwater.

Adult - 13 Years and Older

It is never too late to learn to swim or to improve your strokes. This class can be tailored to your specific needs. Whether you’re a beginner learning to put your face in the water or you want to refine your stroke to be more efficient for swimming for exercise, our instructors are patient and will work with you on your individual needs.