Learn to Swim(657) 278-5548
Summer Learn To Swim
The summer learn to swim registration will begin Friday April 26th from 5:30 pm-7:30pm.
Beginning April 29th, registration is open Monday-Thursday from 8am-8pm, and Friday from 8am-5pm only.
Summer Learn to Swim session one registration is now closed. You can still register on the start date, June 17, on site at the KHS pool from 9am-12pm or 4-6pm, on a first come, first serve basis. Sessions 2-4 still open for registration at the Student Recreation Center.
KHS Pool phone line available only from June 18th – August 10th only – 657-278-4610 for general information about classes, to speak with or leave a message for the instructor or other swim lesson questions. Registration information on class times and availability should be directed to the services desk at 657-278-5196.
Walk in registration only. For more information about Learn to Swim, call (657) 278-5548.
What is Learn to Swim?
- Learn to Swim is a water safety/group swim instruction program certified by the American Red Cross.
- Children 6 months old and up can participate in the Learn to Swim program. Adult classes are also available.
What is the Learn to Swim Philosophy?
- The Learn to Swim program promotes a safe and fun swim environment where children feel comfortable learning and developing their water skills.
Who are the Team Members at the Learn to Swim Program?
- All instructors are certified by the American Red Cross in First Aid/CPR and Water Safety Instruction. Certified lifeguards are on deck at all times. All team members are screened through a criminal background check, and participate in Learn to Swim specific training.
Please use the following descriptions of skills to determine the appropriate class for your child. If you are signing your child up for multiple sessions, select the same level for each session. The instructor will notify you at the end of each session if your child graduated to the next level & you can instruct us to move child to next level.
IPAP - Parent and Me
Ages 6 months - 3 years10 students per class plus parent
- Bubble blowing
- Back float with support
- Game playing
- Kicking with support
Polliwogs - Level I - Water Exploration
Ages 3-45 students per class
- Fully submerged face
- Water games emphasized
- Support float and kick on front & back
- Enter & exit water with help or independently
Tadpoles - Level II - Movement Preparation
Ages 5 and up6 students per class
- Fully submerged face
- Rhythmic breathing
- Introduce side breathing
- Unsupported kick on front & back
- Rotary arm motion with kick on front & back
Bullfrogs - Level III - Stroke Readiness
Ages 6 and up or completion of level II8 students per class
- Front crawl with breathing to the side
- Coordinate back crawl
- Glide on front & back, with push off
- Retrieve objects, with no support
- Elementary backstroke
Must be able to swim at Level 5 abilityLearn:
- Basic Rescue Skills
- Lifeguard Preparation
- Intro to CPR
Sharks - Level IV - Stroke Development
Ages 6 and up or completion of level III10 students per class
- Deep water bobbing
- Elementary backstroke [1 length]
- Front and back crawl [1 length]
- Dive from side of pool
- Breaststroke [1 length]
- Sidestroke [1 length]
- Introduction to turns at the wall
- Tread water
Dolphins - Level V - Stroke Refinement
Ages 6 and up or completion of level IV10 students per class
- Alternate breathing
- Front and back crawl [2 lengths]
- Back crawl [2 lengths]
- Swimming underwater [3 body lengths]
- Butterfly [1 length]
- Long shallow dive
- Stride jump entry
Orcas - Level VI - Stroke Enhancement
Ages 8 and up or completion of level V12 students per class
- Open turns
- Butterfly [50 yards]
- Racing dives
- Endurance swimming
- Survival swimming
- Breaststroke [50 yards]
- Deep diving
What to Bring
Bathing Suit & TowelSwim diapers or diapers with rubber/protective pants are required for all children who are not toilet trained.
SunscreenPlease apply sunscreen prior to sessions.
- With group lessons we reserve the right to move your child to an alternative class if we believe it is in the best interest of the students.
- Classes may be cancelled or combined if minimum enrollment is not met. No refunds or make ups for missed classes unless the department cancels the class.