Child & Youth Swim Classes

Child & Youth Swim Classes 2019-10-03T11:24:10-06:00

Arnold Recreation Center offers Child & Youth Swim Classes for the following skill levels as a group experience from age 6 months through age 10 years.

Carefully read and evaluate the following class levels to register for the appropriate class.

Class days/times for group Child & Youth Swim Classes are shown below.

For questions or to register your family member(s), call 636-282-2380, or visit the Rec Center in person at the Front Desk.

Youth swim lessons

Paddle Boats (Ages 6 mos – 3 yrs)

Our Paddle Boats group swim class is for children ages 6 months to 2 years old with no swimming experience. This class is designed as a water orientation course where children will learn to be comfortable in an aquatic setting. Parents will learn various techniques, water-based games, and proper water safety for infants. Parents/Guardians will accompany children in the water for the entire session. To keep our pools free of fecal matter, toddlers are required to wear swim diapers. This guideline has been adopted for the health and safety of all patrons who swim in our facility and is strictly enforced.

Tugboats (Ages 2 – 3 yrs)

Tugboats are for ages 2 to 3 years old with little to no swimming experience. This class is designed as an introductory swim lesson course where children will continue basic water orientation skills while learning new skills to build confidence. Parents/Guardians will accompany children in the water for the entire session. To keep our pools free of fecal matter, toddlers are required to wear swim diapers. This guideline has been adopted for the health and safety of all patrons who swim in our facility and is strictly enforced.

Sailboats (Ages 3 – 5 yrs)

Our Sailboats group swim class is for ages 3 to 5 years old with beginner level swimming experience. This group swim class is designed as a beginner level swimming class where children will learn the basic knowledge of swimming on their own with introduction to underwater activities, kicking, and buoyancy. To keep our pools free of fecal matter, toddlers are required to wear swim diapers. This guideline has been adopted for the health and safety of all patrons who swim in our facility and is strictly enforced.

Powerboats (Ages 4 – 6 yrs)

Our Powerboats group swim class is for ages 4 to 6 years old with basic swimming experience. This group swim class is designed to introduce basic stroke knowledge to children with unsupported front crawl, back crawl, and floating.

Speedboats (Ages 6 – 10 yrs)

Our Speedboats group swim class is for ages 6 to 10 years old with a moderate level of swimming experience. This group swim class is designed to do more in-depth stroke development and perfect front and back crawl as well as introduce elementary back stroke.

Fall 2019 evening lessons offer the options of taking either a Tuesday or a Thursday lesson instead of both nights. Day lessons are available Monday – Thursday for 2 weeks. See tables below to choose the class time that works for your family.

6-Week Sessions:  Tue & Thu Classes begin Nov 5, 2019 – Sat Classes begin Nov 9, 2019
Level Day Time Weeks Resident Non-Resident
All Tue & Thu 5:00 – 5:45 pm 6 $60 $80
All Tue or Thu 5:00 – 5:45 pm 6 $30 $40
All Sat 10:00 – 10:45 am
11:00 – 11:45 am
6 $30 $40
2-Week Sessions:  Mon – Thu Classes begin Nov 4, 2019 
Level Day Time Weeks Resident Non-Resident
All Mon – Thu 12:00 – 12:45 pm 2 $40 $53