Swim Lessons

There's nothing like lessons in our Warm Water Pool

And there is nothing like our awesome instructors and staff.

We offer group swim lessons for ages 6 months to 12 years. In addition, we offer private swim lessons for persons of all ages.

View our current swim class schedule

We are committed to making sure that our programs are effective and worthwhile for everyone. We evaluate our programs and lessons on a regular basis to ensure that each student can move through the various levels of instruction smoothly.

Our instructors are rigorously trained and evaluated so they may bring students the best instruction possible. While each instructor brings their own creativity and style of teaching, the content of their classes remains consistent. Listed below is the updated swimming lesson schedule and levels, along with our pool policies. Contact us online or call 970/339-2433 for more information.

 

 

Class Schedule

Class registration typically opens 2 weeks prior to the start of classes. View class descriptions | Review our policies.*

 

Mondays & Wednesdays PM

(Class descriptions shown below)

4:00pm

Guppy

4:30pm

Turtle

5:00pm

Seahorse

5:30pm

Jellyfish

6:00pm

Stingray/Shark

6:30pm

Safety Babies

2017 Class Dates & Costs

August 28–September 25* | $48.00

Registration opens August 23, 2017

October 2–25 | $48.00

Registration opens September 25, 2017

November 1–20 | Mini Session $38.00

Registration opens October 25, 2017

November 27–December 13 | Mini Session $38.00

Registration opens November 20, 2017

 

 

 

Tuesdays & Thursdays Early PM

(Class descriptions shown below)

1:00pm

Safety Babies

1:30pm

Polliwog

2:00pm

Guppy

2:30pm

Turtle

2017 Class Dates & Costs

August 29–September 26* | $48.00

Registration opens August 23, 2017

October 3–26 | $48.00

Registration opens September 26, 2017

November 2–21 | Mini Session $38.00

Registration opens October 26, 2017

November 28–December 14 | Mini Session $38.00

Registration opens November 21, 2017

Tuesdays & Thursdays PM

(Class descriptions shown below)

4:00pm

Polliwog

4:30pm

Guppy

5:00pm

Turtle

5:30pm

Polliwog

6:00pm

Seahorse

6:30pm

Stingray/Shark

2017 Class Dates & Costs

August 29–September 26* | $48.00

Registration opens August 23, 2017

October 3–26 | $48.00

Registration opens September 26, 2017

November 2–21 | Mini Session $38.00

Registration opens October 26, 2017

November 28–December 14 | Mini Session $38.00

Registration opens November 21, 2017

 

 

Saturdays AM

(Class descriptions shown below)

9:00am

Polliwog, Turtle, Seahorse

9:30am

Safety Babies, Guppy, Turtle

10:00am

Turtle, Stingray, Polliwog

10:30am

Seahorse, Guppy

11:00am

Polliwog, Jellyfish

11:30am

Guppy, Shark

2017 Class Dates & Costs

August 12–September 16* | $30.00

Registration opens August 5, 2017

September 23–October 21 | $30.00

Registration opens September 16, 2017

November 4–December 9* | $30.00

Registration opens October 26, 2017

 

 

 

*There will be no lessons on the following dates: September 2, September 4, September 5 and November 25.

 

 

 

Group Swim Lesson Level Descriptions

Selecting the best class for your child benefits your child and everyone. Our instructors will be happy to help you place your child in the best class for their skill level.

 

Safety Babies

(6 months–3 years)

This class teaches parents and caregivers how to swim safely with your child. The class also emphasizes and introduces safety skills to the child at a young age. Skills such as floating, gliding, passing, submersions, and rolling over are taught.

Polliwog

(3–6 years)

An introductory swim lesson class where kids will learn to develop basic skills such as blowing bubbles, holding their breath, walking through water, and becoming more comfortable with an instructor.

Guppy

(3–6 years)

New skills include bobbing, learning to float on their own, gliding, jumping into water assisted, and introduction to the front crawl.

 

 

Turtle

(3–6 years)

Continues to work on bobbing, floating, the front crawl stroke, and jumping in water—all unassisted.

Seahorse

(3–6 years)

This class focuses on breath work for the front and back crawl with an introduction to deep water.

Jellyfish

(6–12 years)

Students continue to learn skills regarding water safety. In addition, they begin to learn basic techniques for competitive swimming.

 

 

Stingray

(6–12 years)

This class helps students increase endurance, refine swimming strokes and reinforce safety skills.

Shark

(6–12 years)

The goal of this class is to prepare the students for competitive swimming by working on both technical skills as well as endurance.

 

 

 

 

Swim Team Prep Course

Class Dates: September 9–October 14 $100 per person and October 21–November 18 (Mini/$80.00 per person)

The Swim Team Prep course is designed to prepare students for swim team by teaching proper stroke techniques, swim team specific skills, and strength and endurance. This course takes swimmers who already have knowledge of and experience with competitive swimming strokes and want to improve on these strikes, The goal of this six week course is to help swimmers gain the confidence, strength, and swim mechanics to join a competitive swim team. For more information contact us online or call 970/339-2433.

Classes are held on Saturdays 12:00pm–1:00pm.

 

 

 

Private and Semi-Private Lessons

 

Swim Lessons

A personalized lesson experience

Regardless of level and ability, private lessons are a great way to get customized instruction specifically designed for you. Whether you have never learned to swim, are a competitive swimmer wishing to refine your technique or someone simply looking for one-on-one lessons, our instructors will work with you to help establish goals and schedule lessons.

More information? Contact us online or call 970/339-2433.

 

Private and Semi-Private Lesson Fees

 

Regular Fees

Private Lessons

One (1) half-hour lesson – $25.00
Four (4) half-hour lessons – $80.00

Semi-Private Lessons

Four (4) half-hour lessons – $55.00

Fees for Seniors (55+) & Military

Private Lessons

One (1) half-hour lesson – $20.00
Four (4) half-hour lessons – $64.00

Semi-Private Lessons

Four (4) half-hour lessons – $48.00

Contact us online or call 970/339-2433 to learn more.

 

Policies

Registrations are taken in person at Hope Therapy Center only. Payment in check, cash, or credit/debit card is required at the time of registration. We are unable to accept phone or online registrations.

Registration opens two weeks before classes start and continues until classes are full (on a first come, first served basis).

Please select classes based on your child's ability, rather than convenience, to ensure quality instruction. If you are unsure of your child's skill level, please talk with one of our instructors. We will be happy to help you select the right class.

No refunds or credits.

Class times are subject to change and may be canceled at any time.

Classes may be added depending on need and instructor availability.

 

* Schedule and classes subject to change. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.