Youth Lessons

Swim Levels 1-5


Teaches aquatic and safety skills in a logical progression, teaching people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. 

June 5 - June 15
June 19 - June 29
July 3 - July 13
July 17 - July 27

Swim Level 6


The objective of Learn to Swim Level 6 is to refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distance. There are now different categories of Level 6 to choose from.

Fitness Swimmer


Fitness Swimmer focuses on building up endurance and perfecting strokes to prepare you for competitive swimming and a healthier lifestyle. Parent/Student orientation prior to swimming at the 1st class meeting.

Personal Water Safety


Personal Water Safety focuses on learning safety skills in the water as well as building up endurance and perfecting strokes. Parent/Student orientation prior to swimming at the 1st class meeting.

Oaklawn Swim Lessons


The Derby Recreation Commission will provide transportation to and from swim lessons for Oaklawn and Cooper youth. Please use regular enrollment procedures to register and indicate if you would like transportation. Scholarships are available. Inquire at the Derby Recreation Commission Administrative Office.


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