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Swim Programs

We offer a variety of swim programs, ranging from learn to swim lessons to recreational swimming to training for swim team competitions.

To find indoor pools and outdoor pools near you, please visit our Pools page.

Learn to Swim

We offer learn to swim classes for adults and kids, as well as toddlers. Participants will learn basic swimming and safety skills.

Learn about Learn to Swim programs

Adaptive Swim

Our Adaptive Swim program for people with disabilities offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise. The program also includes swim instruction that focuses on learning basic swimming and safety skills.

Learn about our Adaptive Swim program

Adult Intermediate Swim

We're now offering intermediate swim classes, led by an aquatics specialist, at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center.

Learn more about our Adult Intermediate Swim classes

Senior and Adult Water Exercise

We offer free, modified water exercise classes for adults and seniors.

Learn more about Water Exercise Classes

Synchronized Swimming

Kids an teens ages 11 to 18 are welcome to join free classes with an experienced, competitive synchronized swimmer.

Learn more about our Synchronized Swimming program

Youth Swim Team

We’re looking for kids ages six through 18 to join and compete in our swim teams. Participants will develop swimming skills and learn competitive swimming strokes, starts and turns, and team sportsmanship concepts.

Learn more about our Youth Swim Team

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