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Swim Programs

Preschool Swim Lessons | Ages 3-5 | $65R/$98N

The Preschool Lessons have three levels of progressive instruction. On the first day of each session, all participants are tested and assigned to stations equivalent to their ability. Preschool lessons are 8 days with a class length of 30 minutes. The first week runs Monday through Friday, and the second week runs Monday through Wednesday. Ratio is 1 instructor for every 5 participants.

Session 1: June 6-15
Session 2: June 20-29
Session 3: July 5-July 14
Session 4: July 18-27

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Youth Swim Lessons | Ages 6 & Older | $75R/$113N

The Youth Lessons follow a station method of instruction. Students are tested the first day and placed in one of the seven skill levels. Students will be taught skills needed to progress into successful swimmers. Youth lessons are 8 days with a class length of 45 minutes. The first week runs Monday through Friday, and the second week runs Monday through Wednesday. Ratio is 1 instructor for every 6 participants.

Session 1: June 6-15
Session 2: June 20-29
Session 3: July 5-July 14
Session 4: July 18-27

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Parent and Tot Swim Lessons | Ages 6-18 months/18-36 Months | $45R/$68N

This class gives orientation to the water and provides the means for the child to develop balance, coordination, and strength. The class is designed for parent and child to work together under the instructor’s supervision. Please note: One child per parent. Six classes.

Session 1: Saturdays, June 11-July 16
Session 2: Tuesday/Thursday, July 12-28

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Private Swim Lessons

Private swim lessons are the ideal lessons for children who need one-on-one instruction. Private lessons follow the same station method of group lessons which build upon skills as the participants develops. Participants will be taught the skills needed to progress into successful swimmers. Private swim lessons are 30 minutes. The same instructor is guaranteed for days signed up for each two week session. Classes cancelled less than 24 hours in advance will not be refunded.

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SEA Lion Starters | Ages 8-13 | $85R/$125N

Designed for those looking to join Sea Lions Swim Team, but are lacking endurance and techniques. This class will go beyond the fundamentals taught in swim lessons. Participants will learn regulation turns, define stroke techniques, and build endurance. Participants will get to participate in an exhibition heat event at a Woodridge Sea Lions home swim meet. Class does not meet on weekends. Participants must have completed at least Level 6 of swim lessons.

Session 1: M-F, June 6-24
Session 2: M-F June 27-July 18

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Junior Lifeguard | Ages 8-13 | $85R/$125N

Too young to lifeguard at Cypress Cove? Learn the necessary skills to be a nationally recognized Star Guard Lifeguard! Participants will undergo the same training as the Woodridge Park District’s lifeguards. Participants proficient in all skills will be considered candidates for the following summers.

M & W, June 20-July 11

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Swim Lesson Information

Swim Lesson Registration
Registration can be done online or in person at the following locations/times:

ARC, 8201 S. Janes Avenue, Woodridge
Monday-Friday: 9 AM-6 PM | Saturday: 9 AM-12 PM

Fred C. Hohnke Community Center, 2600 Center Drive, Woodridge
Thursday: 9 AM-4 PM

Fax and mail-in/drop-off registration is also available. For more information, call (630) 353-3400.

Finding the Location of Your Lesson
Swim lessons are color-coded to help participants find the location of their lessons with ease. Make note of the color associated with your registered class. Lesson Coordinators will be wearing polo shirts with the matching colors so you can easily identify and locate them on the pool deck.

Rain Days
At the end of each session two days are scheduled as rain days. Rain days are only used if a lesson was cancelled by the Lesson Coordinator. Only two rain days are possible for each session and they will occur RAIN or SHINE. Safety skills and lessons will occur on inclement rain days. There are no make-ups for sickness or vacation.

Sign up for the Woodridge Park District Info/Rainout Line to receive alerts for swim lesson information.

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