SWIM LESSONS

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Is learning to swim one of your goals? Consider registering for swim lessons. Swim lessons are offered on a monthly basis, usually consisting of 4 lessons per session. Swim lessons are free (they are included in your membership fee). Our current swim lessons offered are: Gaining Comfort, Beginners and Advanced Beginners. 

May swim lessons begin the week of June 5. Registration will open 2 weeks prior to the start date and time of each swim lesson.

Gaining Comfort classes are limited to 4 participants. You will work one on one with the instructor to increase your comfort level in the water so that the aquatic environment can be used for wellness without fear.  Participants will also work toward being able to swim independently.

  • Mondays; 5:30-6:15pm (Registration opens May 22 at 5:30pm)
  • Thursdays; 12:15-1:00pm (Registration opens May 25 at 12:15pm)

Beginner classes are limited to 6 participants.  This level is best for those who are comfortable in the water and able to float independently, but have little or no experience with swimming.  You will work with the instructor to learn different strokes at your own pace, striving to become proficient at each of the strokes.  Participants MUST be able to float independently for this level.

  • Tuesdays; 6:15-7:00am (Registration opens May 23 at 6:15am)
  • Tuesdays; 6:30-7:15pm (Registration opens May 23 at 6:30pm)
  • Thursdays; 11:30am-12:15pm (Registration opens May 25 at 11:30am)

Advanced Beginner classes are also limited to 6 participants.  At this level you should have a basic knowledge of one or more strokes.  You will be introduced to additional strokes and begin to work on improving your swimming stamina.  Participants MUST be able to swim one length of the pool for this level.

  • Tuesdays; 5:30-6:15am (Registration opens May 23 at 5:30am)
  • Tuesdays; 12-12:45pm (Registration opens May 23 at 12pm)
  • Tuesdays; 7:15-8pm (Registration opens May 23 at 7:15pm)

Questions to Group Fitness Leads

To register for swim lessons, stop by the front desk or call 507-266-4688. Or for private swim lessons, click here.

Each session has a required minimum of 50%. If there are less than 50% signed up for a session, the session will be canceled. Participants will have to call in to register for another session.

All DAHLC instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors by the American Red Cross. During swim lessons, the Fitness Pool is closed to members who are not enrolled in lessons. This is to ensure the safety of participants as well as to make the swim lessons are a positive experience for those enrolled. 

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