Swim Lessons

Fall Swim Lessons

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!
  • BONUS: All Swim Lesson Participants + Their Immediate Family Members Get FREE Open Swim Access While Enrolled in Swim Lessons!
  • 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 (Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am)
  • Cost: $59r/$74nr
  • BONUS: All Swim Lesson Participants + Their Immediate Family Members Get FREE Open Swim Access While Enrolled in Swim Lessons!
  • Sept 13-Oct 18: Mon | 6:30-7pm
  • Sept 15-Oct 20: Wed | 6:30-7pm
  • Sept 18-Oct 23: Sat | 8:30-9am
  • Nov 1-Dec 13 (Skip Nov 22): Mon | 6:30-7pm
  • Nov 3-Dec 15 (Skip Nov 24): Wed | 6:30-7pm
  • Nov 6-Dec 18 (Skip Nov 27): Sat | 8:30-9am

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 for Any 6-Week Session (Mon, Wed or Sat) - Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am
  • Register Here for Any 3-Week Session (Mon & Wed) - Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am
  • Cost: $59r/$74nr
  • BONUS: All Swim Lesson Participants + Their Immediate Family Members Get FREE Open Swim Access While Enrolled in Swim Lessons!
  • Sept 13-Oct 18: Mon | 4:30-5:15pm
  • Sept 13-Oct 18: Mon | 5:30-6:15pm
  • Sept 15-Oct 20: Wed | 4:30-5:15pm
  • Sept 15-Oct 20: Wed | 5:30-6:15pm
  • Sept 18-Oct 23: Sat | 9:15-10am
  • Sept 18-Oct 23: Sat | 10:15-11am
  • Sept 18-Oct 23: Sat | 11:15am-12pm
  • Oct 4-Oct 20: Mon & Wed | 10-10:45am 
  • Nov 1-Dec 13 (Skip Nov 22): Mon | 4:30-5:15pm
  • Nov 1-Dec 13 (Skip Nov 22): Mon | 5:30-6:15pm
  • Nov 3-Dec 15 (Skip Nov 24): Wed | 4:30-5:15pm
  • Nov 3-Dec 15 (Skip Nov 24): Wed | 5:30-6:15pm
  • Nov 6-Dec 18 (Skip Nov 27): Sat | 9:15-10am
  • Nov 6-Dec 18 (Skip Nov 27): Sat | 10:15-11am
  • Nov 6-Dec 18 (Skip Nov 27): Sat | 11:15am-12pm 
  • Nov 29-Dec 15: Mon & Wed | 10-10:45am

"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 calling 616-748-3230 or 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 (Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am)
  • Register for Level 2 Here (Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am)
  • Register for Level 3-4 Here (Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am)
  • Register for Level 5 Here (Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am)
  • Cost: $59r/$74nr
  • BONUS: All Swim Lesson Participants + Their Immediate Family Members Get FREE Open Swim Access While Enrolled in Swim Lessons!
  • Sept 13-Oct 18: Mon | 4:30-5:15pm (Levels 1-4)
  • Sept 13-Oct 18: Mon | 5:30-6:15pm (Levels 1-4)
  • Sept 15-Oct 20: Wed | 4:30-5:15pm (Levels 1-4)
  • Sept 15-Oct 20: Wed | 5:30-6:15pm (Levels 1-4)
  • Sept 18-Oct 23: Sat | 9:15-10am (Levels 1-4)
  • Sept 18-Oct 23: Sat | 10:15-11am (Levels 1-4)
  • Sept 18-Oct 23: Sat | 10:30-11:15am (Level 5 Only)
  • Sept 18-Oct 23: Sat | 11:15am-12pm (Levels 1-4)
  • Nov 1-Dec 13 (Skip Nov 22): Mon | 4:30-5:15pm (Levels 1-4)
  • Nov 1-Dec 13 (Skip Nov 22): Mon | 5:30-6:15pm (Levels 1-4)
  • Nov 3-Dec 15 (Skip Nov 24): Wed | 4:30-5:15pm (Levels 1-4)
  • Nov 3-Dec 15 (Skip Nov 24): Wed | 5:30-6:15pm (Levels 1-4)
  • Nov 6-Dec 18 (Skip Nov 27): Sat | 9:15-10am (Levels 1-4)
  • Nov 6-Dec 18 (Skip Nov 27): Sat | 10:15-11am (Levels 1-4)
  • Nov 6-Dec 18 (Skip Nov 27): Sat | 10:30-11:15am (Level 5 Only)
  • Nov 6-Dec 18 (Skip Nov 27): Sat | 11:15am-12pm (Levels 1-4)

 

Winter Swim Lessons

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!
  • BONUS: All Swim Lesson Participants + Their Immediate Family Members Get FREE Open Swim Access While Enrolled in Swim Lessons!
  • 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 (Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am)
  • Cost: $59r/$74nr
  • BONUS: All Swim Lesson Participants + Their Immediate Family Members Get FREE Open Swim Access While Enrolled in Swim Lessons!
  • Jan 3-Feb 7: Mon | 6:30-7pm
  • Jan 5-Feb 9: Wed | 6:30-7pm
  • Jan 8-Feb 12: Sat | 8:30-9am
  • Feb 19-Mar 26: Sat | 8:30-9am
  • Feb 19-Mar 26: Sat | 12:15-1pm

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 for Any 6-Week Session (Mon, Wed or Sat) - Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am
  • Register Here for Any 3-Week Session (Mon & Wed) - Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am
  • Cost: $59r/$74nr
  • BONUS: All Swim Lesson Participants + Their Immediate Family Members Get FREE Open Swim Access While Enrolled in Swim Lessons!
  • Jan 3-Feb 7: Mon | 4:30-5:15pm
  • Jan 3-Feb 7: Mon | 5:30-6:15pm
  • Jan 5-Feb 9: Wed | 4:30-5:15pm
  • Jan 5-Feb 9: Wed | 5:30-6:15pm
  • Jan 8-Feb 12: Sat | 9:15-10am
  • Jan 8-Feb 12: Sat | 10:15-11am
  • Jan 8-Feb 12: Sat | 11:15am-12pm
  • Jan 24-Feb 9: Mon & Wed | 10-10:45am 
  • Feb 14-Mar 21: Mon | 4:30-5:15pm
  • Feb 14-Mar 21: Mon | 5:30-6:15pm
  • Feb 14-Mar 21: Mon | 6:30-7:15pm
  • Feb 16-Mar 23: Wed | 4:30-5:15pm
  • Feb 16-Mar 23: Wed | 5:30-6:15pm
  • Feb 16-Mar 23: Wed | 6:30-7:15pm
  • Feb 19-Mar 26: Sat | 9:15-10am
  • Feb 19-Mar 26: Sat | 10:15-11am
  • Feb 19-Mar 26: Sat | 11:15-12pm
  • Mar 7-Mar 23: Mon & Wed | 10-10:45am 

"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 calling 616-748-3230 or 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 (Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am)
  • Register for Level 2 Here (Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am)
  • Register for Level 3-4 Here (Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am)
  • Register for Level 5 Here (Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am)
  • Cost: $59r/$74nr
  • BONUS: All Swim Lesson Participants + Their Immediate Family Members Get FREE Open Swim Access While Enrolled in Swim Lessons!
  • Jan 3-Feb 7: Mon | 4:30-5:15pm (Levels 1-4)
  • Jan 3-Feb 7: Mon | 5:30-6:15pm (Levels 1-4)
  • Jan 5-Feb 9: Wed | 4:30-5:15pm (Levels 1-4)
  • Jan 5-Feb 9: Wed | 5:30-6:15pm (Levels 1-4)
  • Jan 8-Feb 12: Sat | 9:15-10am (Levels 1-4)
  • Jan 8-Feb 12: Sat | 10:15-11am (Levels 1-4)
  • Jan 8-Feb 12: Sat | 10:30-11:15am (Level 5 Only)
  • Jan 8-Feb 12: Sat | 11:15am-12pm (Levels 1-4)
  • Feb 14-Mar 21: Mon | 4:30-5:15pm (Levels 1-4)
  • Feb 14-Mar 21: Mon | 5:30-6:15pm (Levels 1-4)
  • Feb 14-Mar 21: Mon | 6:30-7:15pm (Levels 1-4)
  • Feb 16-Mar 23: Wed | 4:30-5:15pm (Levels 1-4)
  • Feb 16-Mar 23: Wed | 5:30-6:15pm (Levels 1-4)
  • Feb 16-Mar 23: Wed | 6:30-7:15pm (Levels 1-4)
  • Feb 19-Mar 26: Sat | 9:15-10am (Levels 1-4)
  • Feb 19-Mar 26: Sat | 10:15-11am (Levels 1-4)
  • Feb 19-Mar 26: Sat | 10:30-11:15am (Level 5 Only)
  • Feb 19-Mar 26: Sat | 11:15-12pm (Levels 1-4)

 

Spring Swim Lessons

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!
  • BONUS: All Swim Lesson Participants + Their Immediate Family Members Get FREE Open Swim Access While Enrolled in Swim Lessons!
  • 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 (Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am)
  • Cost: $59r/$74nr
  • Apr 11-May 16: Mon | 6:30-7pm
  • Apr 13-May 18: Wed | 6:30-7pm
  • Apr 17-May 21: Sat | 8:30-9am

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 for Any 6-Week Session (Mon, Wed or Sat) - Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am
  • Register Here for Any 3-Week Session (Mon & Wed) - Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am
  • Cost: $59r/$74nr
  • BONUS: All Swim Lesson Participants + Their Immediate Family Members Get FREE Open Swim Access While Enrolled in Swim Lessons!
  • Apr 11-May 16: Mon | 4:30-5:15pm
  • Apr 11-May 16: Mon | 5:30-6:15pm
  • Apr 13-May 18: Wed | 4:30-5:15pm
  • Apr 13-May 18: Wed | 5:30-6:15pm
  • Apr 16-May 21: Sat | 9:15-10am
  • Apr 16-May 21: Sat | 10:15-11am
  • Apr 16-May 21: Sat | 11:15-12pm
  • May 2-May 18: Mon &Wed | 10-10:45am 

"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 calling 616-748-3230 or 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 (Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am)
  • Register for Level 2 Here (Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am)
  • Register for Level 3-4 Here (Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am)
  • Register for Level 5 Here (Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am)
  • Cost: $59r/$74nr
  • BONUS: All Swim Lesson Participants + Their Immediate Family Members Get FREE Open Swim Access While Enrolled in Swim Lessons!
  • Apr 11-May 16: Mon | 4:30-5:15pm (Levels 1-4)
  • Apr 11-May 16: Mon | 5:30-6:15pm (Levels 1-4)
  • Apr 13-May 18: Wed | 4:30-5:15pm (Levels 1-4)
  • Apr 13-May 18: Wed | 5:30-6:15pm (Levels 1-4)
  • Apr 16-May 21: Sat | 9:15-10am (Levels 1-4)
  • Apr 16-May 21: Sat | 10:15-11am (Levels 1-4)
  • Apr 16-May 21: Sat | 10:30-11:15am (Level 5 Only)
  • Apr 16-May 21: Sat | 11:15-12pm (Levels 1-4)

 

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.