Swim Lessons

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Pleasant Hill Aquatic Park (Pool) Update (3/12/2021)

GREAT NEWS! Pleasant Hill Aquatic Park re-opened for spring programs on March 8, 2021! Registration for swim lessons, aquatic camps, Dolfin Swim Team and water fitness classes are now open. The opening date for public swim is still TBD. We look forward to seeing you at the pool.

View Spring/Summer Youth Aquatics Programs

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me or our Customer Service team at cservice@pleasanthillrec.com or 925-682-0896.

Stay well,

Korey Riley
Aquatics Services Manager

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. Sign up today! See Spring/Summer 2021 Swim Lesson Schedules below.

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When registering, find the activity number of your desired session in the schedules below and insert that number into the search box of the online catalog for quick access. 

SPRING SWIM LESSONS SCHEDULE
All spring swim sessions are full! Please see the summer swim lesson schedule below.

Only private swim lessons available in the spring due to public health orders.

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REGISTER HERE (all spring sessions full, please see the summer lesson schedule below)

SUMMER SWIM LESSONS SCHEDULE

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REGISTER HERE


Swim Lesson Schedule


Schedule Planning Tip
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.

Swim Lesson Questions?


Contact the 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

Tiny Swimmers: 2.5 - 4 years


Child must be comfortable in the water and able to take at least one breath on their own. Skills: Elementary aquatic skills, stroke development and water safety. Ratio 2:1

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 4:1

Adult/Teen: 12+ 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 5:1

Private: 3.5 years - Adult


One-on-one instruction for all ability levels.