Swim Lessons

Enroll your child in swim lessons with American Red Cross Certified Instructors!

Swim Lesson Registration

Registration for swim lessons and programs is done in-person at the Wellington Aquatics Complex to help ensure appropriate level placement. Registration must be done by the Friday before the start of a new session.

New Participants

  • Two forms of ID will be required to establish proof of residency (i.e. driver’s license and utility bill).
  • A birth certificate is required for registering a child in a program.

For additional information visit our Activity Registration page.

Swim Lesson Cost:

All lessons are $60 per session, except the In-Betweens level, which is $105.

Refund Requests

Refund requests must be received prior to the 2nd lesson. Refunds requested due to injury or medical illness must be accompanied by a Doctor’s note. There is a $10 administrative fee per participant, per program, for refunds or transfers.

Summer Session Dates

Classes are held Monday through Thursday. Registration for Summer swim lessons opens Tuesday, May 16th.

  • Session 8 – June 5th through June 15th
  • Session 9 – June 19th through June 29th
  • Session 10 – July 10th through July 20th
  • Session 11 – July 24th through August 3rd

Fall Session Dates

Classes are held Tuesday through Friday. Registration for Fall swim lessons opens Monday, July 24th.

  • Session 12 – August 15th through August 25th
  • Session 13 – August 29th through September 8th
  • Session 14 – September 12th through September 22nd
  • Session 15 – September 26th through October 6th
  • Session 16 – October 17th through October 27th
  • Session 17 – October 31st through November 10th

Lesson Times

Visit the online recreation catalog to view available class times — registration is completed in-person at the aquatics complex.

Level Descriptions

  1. Ages 3-10
  2. Ages 6-13
  3. Ages 14+
  4. Special Needs

Preschool 1

This class is for children who are comfortable sitting on the side of the pool in a group, but have little to no water experience. The goal by the end of this level is for children to be able to float on their front and back, and put their faces in the water.

Preschool 2

This class is for children who have had lessons before, and are comfortable putting their faces in the water and floating on their front and back. They will learn arm motions and kicking. The goal by the end of this level is for the child to swim 5 feet from, and back, to the wall.

Preschool 3

This is a group class for children who have completed Pre 2, or have had lessons elsewhere, are able to swim 5-7 feet and can float on their front and back. The child will learn the breast stroke, and butterfly kicking. 


Ages 3 to 10 years. This course is designed to be one-on-one for the child and instructor. Each child receives 15 minutes working directly with the instructor.

Additional Information

For more information contact the Wellington Aquatics Complex at 561-791-4770.