Riverside offers adult swim lessons in a comfortable, encouraging atmosphere. Participants will benefit from an experienced instructor and individual attention.

Levels 1—3 are offered from the Learn to Swim Program for adult participation. Each level in the Learn to Swim Program builds upon the skills taught in the previous level. See the explanations to see which level fits you best.

Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills
Elementary skills, such as: water adjustment, breath control, floating, supported kicking and safety skills are taught at this level.

Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills
The skills learned in Level 1 are reviewed and the swimmer is encouraged to perform skills independently.

Level 3—Stroke Development
In this class, participants establish stroke readiness by building on the aquatic locomotion, safety and rescue skills presented in Levels 1 & 2. The skills taught for Advanced Beginner Swimmer include: breath control with bobbing and rotary breathing, introduction to front crawl, introduction to back crawl, elementary backstroke, dolphin kick and more advanced safety skills.

Adult Learn to Swim Pricing




11:00-11:50 am
Tuesday & Thursday


4 weeks

12:30-1:20 pm


8 weeks

Adult Learn to Swim Schedule for 2017:


4-week classes
(Tues & Thurs)

8-week classes

Dec 19, 2016

Jan 10—Feb 2

Jan 14—Mar 4

Feb 6

Feb 14—Mar 9


Mar 6


Mar 18—May 6
 (No class Easter Weekend)

Mar 13

Mar 21—Apr 13


Apr 17

Apr 25—May 18


May 15


Jun 3—Jul 29
(No class July 4th Weekend)

Jul 31


Aug 12—Oct 7
(No class Labor Day Weekend)

Sep 11

Sep 19—Oct 12


Oct 9

Oct 24—Nov 16

Oct 21—Dec 16
(No class Thanksgiving Weekend)

Nov 20

Nov 28—Dec 21
(No class Thanksgiving Day)


Note: Registration will end two days prior to start of session.

Current students can register on the last day of the session prior to the open registration. Payment, in full, is required at the time of registration. No phone registration will be taken.

For more information, call (757) 875-7525 ext. 305.