The City of Lakeland offers Swim Lessons in the spring & summer for ages 6 months and up. Lessons are provided in 2-week sessions, Monday – Thursday, each lesson is 30-45 minutes. Lessons cost $50 per 2-week session. Visit the City of Lakeland website for upcoming dates and times.
Swim Lesson Level Descriptions
Parent-Child Aquatics (Ages 6 months – 2.5 years)
The instructor will help participants begin to develop positive attitudes and safe practices around water. Swim diapers required under a bathing suit.
Preschool Aquatics (Ages 3 – 5)
Beginner class designed to be the first class without parents. instructors will evaluate and determine the appropriate level for your child.
Youth Learn to Swim (Levels 1-3 / Ages 6 – 12)
Beginner to intermediate class with participants learning fundamental aquatic skills such as floating, gliding, and simultaneous arms and leg motions all while doing this independently of an instructor’s support.
Youth Learn to Swim Level (Levels 4-5 / Ages 6 – 12)
Advanced class with participants improving their aquatic skills and increasing their endurance using the following swim strokes: front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke.
Adult Beginner Swim Lessons
Participants will be introduced to basic aquatic skills and swimming strokes, including the front crawl, breaststroke, and elementary backstroke. Participants will also learn the skills and concepts needed to stay safe around water.
For more details visit the website – http://www.lakelandgov.net/swimlessons, contact the Aquatics Operation via phone 863-834-3157 or email Aquatics@Lakelandgov.net for information.