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Swimming Lessons

Register for Swimming Lessons

Swimming lessons fill quickly!  Please sign your child up for a class, even if it is full. Your child will be put on a wait list. If other classes are cancelled, we will make every effort to make an additional class to fit wait listed swimmers into the program.

Swimming Lesson Descriptions

Parent and Child Levels

20 minute class

Parent/Child 1: Ages 8 – 18 months

This class is for younger or apprehensive swimmers with their parent. Through games, songs and other guided activities, children will gain confidence and enjoy the water in a safe pool environment.

Children who are not potty trained must wear a swim diaper.

Parent/Child 2: Ages 1 – 3

This class builds on Parent/Child 1 and is for the experienced or eager swimmer with their parent. In this class, children will work on floating with assistance, submerging and gaining confidence for independent play.

Children who are not potty trained must wear a swim diaper. 

Preschool Levels

Ages 3 – 5, 20 minute classes

Preschool Level 1:

No prerequisites. This level is for inexperienced or cautious swimmers. 

Preschool Level 2:

This level is for the swimmer who is comfortable voluntarily going underwater. They will work on greater independence floating and swimming. 

Preschool Level 3:

This level is for the swimmer who is floating, submerging and swimming independently. 

Levels 1 – 5   

Ages 5+, 30 minute classes

 Level 1:

This level is for the inexperienced or cautious swimmer. Swimmers will work on submerging, floating and confidence to swim independently.

Level 2:

This level is for the swimmer who is comfortable fully submerging and can float and swim 5 yards independently.

Level 3:

This level is for the swimmer who is comfortable in deep water and can swim freestyle with rotary breathing 10 yards independently.

Level 4:

This level is for the swimmer who can swim freestyle and backstroke 15 yards and knows breaststroke and dolphin kicks.

Level 5:

This level is for the swimmer who can swim freestyle and backstroke 25 yards along with 15 yards of breaststroke and butterfly.

Private Swimming Lessons

  • Private Lessons: $25/half hour
  • Semi-Private Lessons: $20/half hour

Contact Kristal at kscott@orono.k12.mn.us for more information.

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