Swim Instruction


Private and Semi-Private Lessons for Children and Adults

Schedule your own private swim lesson with an instructor or with a group of friends for a semi-private lesson.

  • Private Swim Lesson Rates: $12 for 30 minutes
  • Semi-Private Swim Lesson Rates: $9.50 per person for 30 minutes (semi-privates must be two or more children or adults close to the same level)

To schedule private swim lessons, contact the instructors directly to schedule a time that works for you and the instructor. For questions or instructor contact information, please contact Traci at tsiriprathane@westminstercollege.edu.

At this time, all instructor schedules are full. Please check back at a later time for possible availability.

Children's Swim Lessons

For questions, please contact Traci at tsiriprathane@westminstercollege.edu or 801.832.2862. We can include a maximum of five students per class with one instructor, except for the Parent-Tot class. Registration for all lessons open Sept. 4, 2018.

Swim lessons are $30 for 8 weeks of lessons. We reserve the right to cancel or combine classes as needed. If a student misses class, we do not provide credits, refunds, or make-ups.

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Current Schedule

Levels for swim lessons have changed. Please read the level descriptions to see where your child fits best.

  • Parent and Child Aquatics: Ages 6 months to 3 years
  • Preschool Aquatics: Ages 4 and 5
  • Learn to Swim: Ages 6 and older

Tuesday Evening Lessons, Sept. 18–Nov. 13

No class Oct. 23.

5:30 p.m. – Parent and Child Aquatics Level 1/2
6:00 p.m. – Preschool Aquatics Level 1 and Preschool Aquatics Level 2
6:30 p.m. – Preschool Aquatics Level 3 and Learn to Swim Level 1
7:00 p.m. – Learn to Swim Level 2 and Learn to Swim Level 3
7:30 p.m. – Learn to Swim Level 4 and Learn to Swim Level 5/6

Thursday Evening Lessons, Sept. 20–Nov. 15

No class Oct. 25.

5:30 p.m. – Preschool Aquatics Level 1
6:00 p.m. – Preschool Aquatics Level 2
6:30 p.m. – Learn to Swim Level 1
7:00 p.m. – Learn to Swim Level 2
7:30 p.m. – Learn to Swim Level 3

Saturday Morning Lessons, Sept. 15–Nov. 17

No class Oct. 20 and 27.

9:00 a.m. – Parent and Child Aquatics and Preschool Aquatics Level 1
9:30 a.m. – Preschool Aquatics Level 2 and Preschool Aquatics Level 3
10:00 a.m. – Learn to Swim Level 1 and Learn to Swim Level 2
10:30 a.m. – Learn to Swim Level 3 and Learn to Swim Level 4
11:00 a.m. – Learn to Swim Level 5/6

Swim Levels

In this level, children get familiar with the water and learn swimming readiness skills. Parents receive safety information and learn techniques to acclimate their children to the water.

There are no skill prerequisites to register for this level. Children must be at least 6 months old. A parent must accompany their child to every class.

In this level, children get familiar with the aquatic environment and acquire basic aquatic skills. They also begin to develop positive attitudes and safe practices in and around water.

There are no skill prerequisites to register for this level. Children should be approximately 4 or 5 years old.

In this level, children build on and improve skills learned in Preschool Aquatics Level 1. They increase their knowledge of water safety topics introduced in Preschool Aquatics Level 1.

To register for this level, the child must successfully demonstrate skills in the Preschool Aquatics Level 1 exit skills assessment.

In this level, children increase their proficiency and build on the basic aquatic skills learned in Preschool Aquatics Levels 1 and 2. Instructors reinforce water safety concepts and skills introduced in earlier levels and introduce additional water safety topics.

To register for this level, the child must successfully demonstrate skills in the Preschool Aquatics Level 2 exit skills assessment.

In this level, children get familiar with the aquatic environment and gain basic aquatic skills. They begin to develop positive attitudes and safe practices around water.

There are no skill prerequisites to register for this level. Children must be about 6 years of age.

In this level, children build on the basic aquatic skills and water safety skills and concepts learned in Learn-to-Swim Level 1.

To register for this level, the child must successfully demonstrate skills in the Learn-to-Swim Level 1 exit skills assessment.

In this level, children build on the skills learned in levels 1 and 2 and achieve basic water competency in a pool environment.

To register for this level, the child must successfully demonstrate skills in the Learn-to-Swim Level 2 exit skills assessment.

In this level, children improve their proficiency in performing the swimming strokes that were introduced in Learn-to-Swim Level 3.

To register for this level, the child must successfully demonstrate skills in the Learn-to-Swim Level 4 exit skills assessment.

In this level, children refine their performance of all six swimming strokes: front crawl, back crawl, butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, and sidestroke.

To register for this level, the child must successfully demonstrate skills in the Learn-to-Swim Level 4 exit skills assessment.

In this level, children refine their strokes so they can swim with greater efficiency and effectiveness over longer distances.

To register for this level, the child must successfully demonstrate skills in the Learn-to-Swim Level 5 exit skills assessment.