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October 2022
Group Lesson Schedule

Register for the LEVEL your child is qualified for. 
Registration Begins ONLINE September 20 at 9 a.m. 

 
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November 2022
Group Lesson Schedule

Register for the LEVEL your child is qualified for. 
Registration Begins October 18 at 9 a.m.  ONLINE

 
2022 Aq Lesson Chart- November 2022.jpg

Learn to Swim General Information- Read Carefully!

 

  • Summer swim lessons will be offered 3 times per week, in 2 week sessions (6 classes total) for 35 minutes per class.  Classes will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday OR Friday, Saturday & Sunday. 

  • Year round swim lessons will be offered twice per week, in 3 week sessions (6 classes total) for 35 minutes per class.   Classes will be Tuesdays & Thursdays OR Saturdays & Sundays.  

  • Registration can be done online at  www.myglendaleparks.com To receive residency rates, you must pre-register for residency status on a yearly basis.  This typically happens in March.    See Frequently Asked Questions for detail. 

  • Swim lesson class participants MUST be present on the first day of the scheduled swim lesson; otherwise, the participant will be automatically dropped from the class. Refunds will not be authorized in the event this happens. If you know in advance that the participant will be unable to attend the first class session, you must call AND SPEAK TO the supervisor on duty so it can be noted on the roster and then the participant will not be dropped.

  • Make-up classes are generally not offered.  However, staff will attempt to accommodate make-up class requests.  Unfortunately, there is no guarantee.  

  • For year round lessons (September-May):  Please register for the specific swim level your child is qualified for.   If unsure,  swim lesson level assessments are offered by reservation daily.

  • For summer swim lessons (June-August):  Please register for the time you are interested in.  The exact level of the participant will be determined by a swim lesson instructor on the first day of class.  

  • REFUNDS for aquatics programs are only issued for an exception and are not authorized for registering for the wrong level or time, registering at the non-resident rate or if you are dropped for missing the first day without properly notifying staff. Thank you for your understanding.

  • Private lessons are available at this time.  Check the website for availability. 

  • Other details listed under Frequently Asked Questions, visit www.glendaleaquatics.com, or call (818) 937-7433.    

Please click here for registration information.

Parent & Me Starfish

(Ages 6 mo. - 3.5 yrs.)



Full session fees:

Residents - $40

Non-Residents - $55

1/2 session fees:

Residents - $25

Non-Residents - $40

 

Adult participation is required.  Students in "Starfish" will learn to adjust to the water, water entry, jumping in, front kick, blowing bubbles, front glide, back float, underwater exploration, arm movement, and safety skills.  Parent skills will be taught, including towing with personal flotation devices and rescues.

Level IV Dolphins 

(Ages 6 - 15 yrs.)

Full session fees:

Residents - $40

Non-Residents - $55

1/2 session fees:

Residents - $25

Non-Residents - $40

 

"Dolphins" will learn to develop confidence and improve other aquatic skills. The breaststroke, sidestroke, and basic turning at the wall will be introduced. Personal safety and rescue techniques are also emphasized.

Prerequisite: Children must be at least 6 years of age and possess either a Level III completion certificate or skills equivalent to that level, including the ability to swim 15 yards unassisted. Children at this level are encouraged to try out for the summer swim team.

Level I Frogs 

(Ages 3.5 - 12 yrs.)

Full session fees:

Residents - $40

Non-Residents - $55

1/2 session fees:

Residents - $25

Non-Residents - $40

 

"Frogs" will learn to feel comfortable in the water and enjoy the water safely. Students will learn to adjust to water entry, perform the front kick, how to glide and float, breathing control, underwater exploration, beginner strokes, and various safety skills.

Level V/VI Sharks

(Ages 6 - 15 yrs.)

Full session fees:

Residents - $40

Non-Residents - $55

1/2 session fees:

Residents - $25

Non-Residents - $40

 

"Sharks" will to learn coordination and refinement of keystrokes. The butterfly, open turns, and the feet-first surface dive are introduced. Children at this level are encouraged to try out for the summer swim team. The objective of Level VI is to polish strokes so students swim with more ease, efficiency, power, and smoothness over greater distances. Students develop considerable endurance by the end of this course. Additional flip turns and the long shallow dive are taught.

Prerequisite: Children entering Level V & VI must have a Level IV certificate or must meet all requirements to complete Level IV. Children at this level are encouraged to try out for the summer swim team.

Level II Sea Horses

(Ages 6 - 12 yrs.)

Full session fees:

Residents - $40

Non-Residents - $55

1/2 session fees:

Residents - $25

Non-Residents - $40

 

"Sea Horses" will learn fundamental skills, including locomotion skills on front and back and basic self-help skills taught in previous levels.

Level III Fish 

(Ages 6 - 15 yrs.)

Full session fees:

Residents - $40

Non-Residents - $55

1/2 session fees:

Residents - $25

Non-Residents - $40

"Fish" will learn to build on the skills learned in Level II. This includes coordination of the front and back crawl, introduction to elementary backstroke, diving and treading water, along with additional safety skills.

Prerequisite: Children must possess either a Level II completion certificate or skills equivalent to that level, including the ability to swim five yards unassisted.

Adults

(Ages 16 yrs. and up)



Full session fees:

Residents - $55

Non-Residents - $70

1/2 session fees:

Residents - $40

Non-Residents - $55

 

The objective of this class is to help adults achieve their desired swimming ability.

Special Needs Accommodations

The Community Services & Parks Department will provide any reasonable accommodation toward the inclusion of a participant.  Please click here for specific accommodations available at the Pacific Park Pool.  You may also contact the Aquatics Supervisor at (818) 937-7433.