swim lessons

Swim Lessons

Swim lessons are available year-round at The Water Works and in the summer at outdoor pool facilities.

Private and group lessons are available.

Program Options

  • Parent/Infant Swim
  • Parent/Preschool Swim
  • Teen & Adult Swim Lessons
  • Adult Individual Swim Lessons
  • Advanced Swimming Skills
  • Tiny Tot Swim
  • Advanced Tiny Tot Swim
  • Learn-to-Swim
  • Schedule Your Own (SYO) Swim Lessons
  • Youth Individual Swim Lessons

Starfish Swim School Levels 

Each level has a specific set of objectives that will be taught throughout the 10 class session. Your child will be placed in a level that is the closest match to their skill set. All levels will be taught in a fun and enthusiastic atmosphere. There are 6 levels in the program.


Submersion of the head, Front/Back Floats, Front/Back Glides, Freestyle Kicks and Introduction to Freestyle Arms.  

Level 2 - SEAHORSE

Continuing Freestyle Kicks and Arms, Introduction to Backstroke, Treading Water,and Sitting Dives.

Level 3 - SEA TURTLE 

Continuing Backstroke, Coordinating breathing with freestyle, Introduction to Elementary Backstroke, Endurance treading, and Kneeling Dives. 25 yard freestyle swim


Continuing  Elementary backstroke, 50 yard freestyle/backstroke swim, Introduction to Breaststroke, Open turns, and Feet First Surface Dives.

Level 5 - DOLPHIN 

Continuing Breaststroke, 100 yard freestyle/backstroke swim, Introduction to butterfly. Flip Turns, and Standing Dives.


Endurance Swimming and Technique refinement

View the program guide for the latest class offerings. Registration is available on iSPOT.

For more information, call 847/490-7020.

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