Swim Lessons Save Lives
According to the CDC, participation in formal swimming lessons can reduce the risk of drowning, the second leading cause of accidental death among children age 1 - 4 years.
Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District offers a wide variety of swim lessons from 6 months to adults.
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Swim Lesson Schedule
Please plan your schedule carefully. There are no make-ups or refunds for missed classes.
Please speak to the lesson manager at the first session if you have any special requests or information
regarding your child’s swim lessons. Lesson managers supervise lessons on the pool deck; they
will assist with any of your concerns.
Contact District office at 925-682-0896
Age / Ability Levels
Parent / Tot: 6 months - 4 years
Parent and child participate together and receive instruction in water adjustment, swim readiness skills, and water safety. Swim attire: tight-fitting “swim pants” and swimsuit. No disposable or cloth diapers.
Tiny Tot: 3 - 4 years
Child must be ready to learn without parent participation. Skills: water adjustment, elementary aquatic skills and water safety. Ratio 3:1
Pre-School: 4 - 6 years
Child must be ready to learn without parent participation. Skills: water adjustment, elementary aquatic skills, stroke development and water safety. Abilities may vary. Ratio 4:1
Youth: 6 - 12 years
Students will learn a variety of strokes, personal safety skills and diving techniques. Beginning students will learn elementary aquatic skills and water adjustment. More advanced students will refine their skills and learn how to incorporate swimming into a lifelong fitness program. Ratio 5:1
Teen / Adult: 12 and up years
New strokes and techniques for stroke improvement will be taught. Skills: floating, kicking, crawl stroke, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, sidestroke, elementary backstroke, diving, and turns. Ratio 6:1
Private: 3.5 years - Adult
One-on-one instruction for all ability levels.