Aquatics

Swim Lessons

Monday – Thursday | 3 Week Sessions | 40 Minute Sessions
Location: Pittsburg Aquatic Center, 708 W. 9th St.
Fee: $25.00 Per Child/Per Session (No Refunds)
Session 1: June 10 – 27, 2019  | Session 2: July 8 – 25, 2019

Registration begins May 1, 2019. 

LevelTimesDescriptions
Parent/Tot

(6 months – 3 yrs.)

11:00 am

7:15 pm

***Adult must be in water with child***

Parents and children participate in several guided practice sessions that help children learn elementary skills, including water entry, bubble blowing, front kicking, back floating, underwater exploration and more.

First Time (3 – 5 yrs.)10:15 am

11:00 am

7:15 pm

Children will learn basic water skills and adapting to the water. These skills include water entry, bubble blowing, front kicking, back floating, underwater exploration and more.
Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills10:15 am

11:00 am

7:15 pm

Basic water safety rules, using a life jacket, submerging mouth, nose and eyes, picking up submerged objects, swimming, floating on front and back, using arm and leg action, recognizing a distressed swimmer, exhaling underwater.
Level 2: Fundamental Water Skills10:15 am

11:00 am

7:15 pm

Moving in water while wearing life jacket, submerging entire head, front and back glide, treading water using arm and leg motions, bobbing, jellyfish float, swimming using combination stroke on front and back
Level 3: Stroke Development10:15 am

11:00 am

7:15 pm

Reaching assist, submerging and retrieving an object, front and back glide and crawl, kneeling/standing dive, rotary breathing in horizontal position, survival and back float, butterfly-kick and body motion
Level 4: Stroke Improvement10:15 am

11:00 am

7:15 pm

Safe diving rules, dive from stride position, survival float, back float, elementary backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly, throwing assist, feet-first surface dive, front crawl.
Level 5: Stroke Refinement & Skill Proficiency11:00 amSurvival swimming, standing dive, front and back crawl, all strokes, tuck and pick surface dives, flip turns, water safety and basic rescue techniques.
Level 6 (Pre-approval required)11:00 amThis level is for those that have passed Level 5; emphasis on swim team stroke and skill development.

Registration begins May 1, 2019. 

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$1.00 Swim Days

Sunday, June 17, 2019
Time: 
1:00 pm 7:00 pm
Description: Happy Father’s Day! Fathers & children swim for just $1.00 each!

Wednesday, July 4, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm 5:00 pm
Description: Let Freedom Ring! Everyone swims for just $1.00 each!

Sunday, August 11, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm 7:00 pm
Description: Back to school fun! All school-aged children swim for just $1.00 each!

The City of Pittsburg does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in its programs or activities.


Contact Information

Parks & Recreation
710 W. 9th St.
Pittsburg, KS 66762
Phone: (620) 231-8310 Fax: (620) 230-5636

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Inclement Weather Hotline
(620) 232-PARK
(620) 232-7275