Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons

Spring & Summer

Private / Semi-private Swim Lessons

6 Month Olds - Adults

Learning how to swim can save your child’s life! Maximize the individual attention you receive and speed in which you learn by signing up for a private swim lesson (three 30-minute lessons)! Great for infants, children, teens or adults. Private swim instruction provides flexible scheduling and personalized attention to meet the need of every swimmer. Lessons are sold in bundles of three-30 minute lessons. A swim instructor will contact participants after registration to arrange lesson dates and times.

  • Call 616-748-3230 to Register + Schedule Dates/Times!
  • Structure: Three 30-Minute Lessons
  • 1-on-1 Lessons: $83r/$98nr
  • 2-on-1 Lessons: $73r/$88nr each
  • 3-on-1 Lessons: $63r/$78nr each

Parent & Child swim LESSONS

6 Months - 3 Yr Olds (+ Adult Guardian)

Learning how to swim can save your child’s life! Join us to learn the following skills: Enter and exit water together | Getting wet with toys  | Front and back holds | Songs and games | Blowing bubbles | Splashing and kicking legs | Splashing and reaching arms | Front and back glides | Water safety rules

  • Register Here 
  • Cost: $59r/$74nr
  • June 13-29: M & W | 6:30-7pm
  • June 14-30: T & TH | 6:30-7pm
  • July 11-27: M &W | 6:30-7pm
  • July 12-28: T & TH | 6:30-7pm

Preschool swim LESSONS 

3-5 Yr Olds

Learning how to swim can save your child’s life! Join us to learn the following skills: Water entry and exit | Breath control and submerging | Buoyancy | Changing direction and position in the water | Treading | Swimming skills on front and back | Water safety

  • Register Here
  • Cost: $59r/$74nr
  • June 13-29: M & W | 9am
  • June 13-29: M & W | 10am
  • June 13-29: M & W | 4:30pm
  • June 13-29: M & W | 5:30pm
  • June 14-30: T & TH | 9am
  • June 14-30: T & TH | 10am
  • June 14-30: T & TH | 4:30pm
  • June 14-30: T & TH | 5:30pm
  • July 11-27: M & W | 9am
  • July 11-27: M & W | 10am
  • July 11-27: M & W | 4:30pm
  • July 11-27: M & W | 5:30pm
  • July 12-28: T & TH | 9am
  • July 12-28: T & TH | 10am
  • July 12-28: T & TH | 4:30pm
  • July 12-28: T & TH | 5:30pm

"Learn to Swim" LESSONS

5 Yr Olds + and 45" Tall +

Learning how to swim can save your child’s life! Our "Learn to Swim" lessons are designed to develop independent swimmers. If you're unsure about which level to enroll in, feel free to schedule a free skills assessment by emailing Heidi Berens, Assistant Pools Coordinator, at hberens@zps.org

Level 1 - Intro to Water Skills: Front and back floats | Rollover floats and glides (assisted) | Front and back glides | Flutter kick 

Level 2 - Fundamentals of Aquatics Skills: Jump in deep water | Rhythmic breathing (bobs) | Tread water | Change direction | Front and back glide | Basic front crawl | Basic back crawl

Levels 3-4 - Stroke Development and Improvement (Deep End of Pool): Sitting, kneeling and standing dives | Back float in deep water | Tread water | Deep water rhythmic breathing (bobs) | Front crawl and back crawl progressions | Elementary backstroke | Side stroke | Introduction to Butterfly | Dolphin kick | Intro to Breaststroke | Whip kick

Levels 5-6: Stroke Refinement and Skill Proficiency (Deep End of Pool): Shallow dive in deep water | Sculling Tread water with egg beater kick | Flip turns | Surface dive and retrieve object | Technique refinements and endurance of all main strokes | Endurance/distance swim

  • Register for Level 1 Here 
  • Register for Level 2 Here 
  • Register for Level 3-4 Here
  • Register for Level 5-6 Here
  • Level 5-6 Lessons: No Lessons in the Summer Due to Pool Repairs
  • Cost: $59r/$74nr
  • June 13-29: M & W | 9am (Levels 1-4)
  • June 13-29: M & W | 10am (Levels 1-4)
  • June 13-29: M & W | 4:30pm (Levels 1-4)
  • June 13-29: M & W | 5:30pm (Levels 1-4)
  • June 14-30: T & TH | 9am (Levels 1-4)
  • June 14-30: T & TH | 10am (Levels 1-4)
  • June 14-30: T & TH | 4:30pm (Levels 1-4)
  • June 14-30: T & TH | 5:30pm (Levels 1-4)
  • July 11-27: M & W | 9am (Levels 1-4)
  • July 11-27: M & W | 10am (Levels 1-4)
  • July 11-27: M & W | 4:30pm (Levels 1-4)
  • July 11-27: M & W | 5:30pm (Levels 1-4)
  • July 12-28: T & TH | 9am (Levels 1-4)
  • July 12-28: T & TH | 10am (Levels 1-4)
  • July 12-28: T & TH | 4:30pm (Levels 1-4)
  • July 12-28: T & TH | 5:30pm (Levels 1-4)
  • Level 5-6 Lessons: No Lessons in the Summer Due to Pool Repairs

 

Free Open Swim While Enrolled In Swim Lessons

To encourage our swimmers to practice their skills between lessons, each child who enrolls in our swim lessons will receive a family open swim certificate that will allow FREE unlimited access for their immediate family to open swim for the duration of their swim lesson session. Family open swim certificates will be handed out on the first day of swim lessons and may be redeemed for a Splash Pass at the service desk. One certificate per family. Certificates are non-transferrable.