Swim Lessons

2022 Learn-to-Swim Lessons


Learn-to-Swim Sessions

Mornings Mon-Thurs
Session I June 27 – July 14 (No class July 4-7)
Session IIJuly 18-28
Session IIIAugust 1-11
EveningsMon/Wed
Session IVJune 27 – July 20

Learn-To-Swim and Exercises Classes

Lions Pool Morning/Evening Lessons

ClassesMon/Wed Evening Sessions IV
Tiny Tots11:00 a.m.
Preschool 16:30, 8:00 p.m.
Preschool 27:30 p.m.
Level 16:30, 7:00 p.m.
Level 27:00 p.m.
Level 38:00 p.m.
Level 47:30 p.m.
Semi Private6:00 p.m.

Franklin Pool Morning Lessons

ClassesM-Th Mornings, Sessions I, II & III
Tiny TotsN/A
Preschool 19:00, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00
Preschool 29:30, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30
Level 19:00, 9:30, 11:00
Level 210:00, 11:30
Level 39:30, 11:30
Semi Private8:00, 8:30
Competitive Stroke8:00

Note: Classes with fewer than three participants may be combined with another class or cancelled. If this happens, the Head instructor will share options that are available.

Fees:
Learn-to-Swim Lessons: $40/$33 Yakima Resident Discount
Semi-Private Lessons: $112/$94 Yakima Resident Discount


Placement Tests
Not sure of your child’s skill level? Bring your swimmer to any open or recreational swim for a swim test. Staff will recommend an appropriate class level. It’s FREE – unless your child chooses to stay and participate in the session.

Children 6 months-3 years
Tiny Tots: This program is designed to be both fun and informative. Our instructors will work with you and your child to help them become more comfortable in the water. Tiny Tot lessons are designed to help prepare children for Preschool lessons.
Children 3-5 years
Preschool 1: Front float; back float; getting face wet/bobs; jumping in the pool unassisted; introduction to kicking.
Preschool 2: Freestyle unassisted; streamline; jumping in and swimming unassisted; retrieve objects from the bottom of the pool; side bobs; introduction to backstroke; introduction to deep water.
Children 6 years & older
Level 1: Front float; back float; getting face wet/bobs; jumping in the pool unassisted; introduction to kicking
Level 2: Freestyle unassisted; streamline; jumping in and swimming unassisted; retrieve objects from the bottom of the pool; side bobs; introduction to backstroke; introduction to deep water.
Level 3: Backstroke refinement; freestyle refinement w/side breathing; diving basics; introduction to dolphin kick; elementary backstroke; swimming strokes 30-40 feet.
Level 4: Breaststroke,; freestyle with breathing 25 yds; backstroke 25 yds; elementary backstroke 25 yds; dolphin kick refinement; diving from the board.



Dive ‘N Movie at Franklin Pool
Turn a day at the pool into a night at the movies. Watch Moana on a giant inflatable screen while floating on a tube under the stars at Franklin Pool. The Movie is FREE with your pool admission. Bring your own tube.
Date: Friday, July 1, 2022         Time: 8:30 p.m.

16th Annual PAWS IN THE POOL
On the last day of operation. Franklin Pool is open for a day of dog swimming fun. All dogs are welcome, but need to follow their owner’s rules and are free to do as they please. No aggressive dogs or owners, please. Dogs must be leashed until inside the pool area and must have current vaccinations. Donations accepted for the Humane Society
Date: Sunday, August 21, 2022 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fee: Dogs swim free, owners pay general admission fee.