Swimming Lessons


Would you like to register your child for summer swim lessons? The cost is $50 ($40 with a current annual Community Pool Family Pass).

Classes Begin April 18th  

Session 4 NOW Posted   updated 7/7/16

Step 1:  Complete the Sign Up Registration  (see below)

Step 2:  Make payment check payable to FOR Swimming, Inc. and mail to the following address:

For Swimming, Inc.
P.O. Box 1552
Lexington , VA 24450

We will post on-line  the day/level/time for your lessons.  For more information email Craig Charley.

Note: Payment must be received to confirm place in class.

Last updated 4/12/16

2016 Session Dates:

 Session 1:  Monday and Wednesday on the following dates:

April 18th, 20th, 25th, 27th, May 2nd & 4th

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Session 1B:  Tuesday and Thursday on the following dates:

April 19th, 21st, 26th, 28th, May 3rd & 5th– Parent and Me Class Offered

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Session 2A:  Monday & Wednesday on the following dates:

May 9th, 11th, 16th, 18th, 23rd & 25th– Parent and Me Class Offered

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Session 2B:  Tuesday & Thursday on the following dates:

May 10th, 12th, 17th, 19th,24th & 26th

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Session 3A:  Monday & Wednesday on the following dates:

June 6th, 8th, 13th,  15th, 20th & 22nd

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Session 3B:  Tuesday and Thursday on the following dates:

 June 7th, 9th, 14th, 16th, 21st & 23rd. PARENT & ME OFFERED!

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Session 4:  Monday, Wednesday & Thursday on the following dates: 

July 11th, 13th & 14th, 18th, 20th & 21st

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Registration Form

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Swim Lesson times for all sessions:

4:00-4:30pm Levels:  1 & 2

4:30-5:00pm Levels:  1, 2 & 3

5:00-5:30pm Levels: 2,3,4 & Parent & Me (sessions this is offered)

 * times may vary depending on ages and number of participants*


Limited Spaces Available – Register Early!

NOTE: Page updated on February 2, 2016

Skill Levels

PARENT AND ME (ages 4 and under)

Guided play for children with parents. Class will focus on safety floating, comfort and fun in the water.

Lessons will focus on the following Skills:
Comfortably submerge face
Support float on front
Support float on back
Bubble blowing
Enter and exit water independently
Supported kicking on front & back
Introduction of gliding on front & back
Learn basic water safety rules
Introduce diving for objects in shallow water

Lessons will focus on the following skills:
Continue skills from Purple Minnow
Explore deeper water with support
Prone and back float or glide
Stepping from side of pool into chest deep water
Recovery to horizontal back float
Introduction to sitting dives
Demonstrate flutter kick on front
Demonstrate flutter kick on back
Learn basic water safety skills

Lessons will focus on the following skills:
Continue Lessons from Red Snapper
Introduction of Elementary Backstroke and Freestyle switching
Demonstrate kicking on side
Demonstrate switching from side to side on back and front
Demonstrate turning over front to back
Demonstrate turning over back to front
Demonstrate assisting a non-swimmer
Demonstrate reaching and extensions

Lessons will focus on the following skills:
Retrieve object from the bottom with eyes open, no support and in chest deep water
Demonstrate jumping into deep water from pool side and recovering to back position
Introduction to diving from the side of pool and streamline
Demonstrate prone glide w/ push-off
Demonstrate back glide w/ push-off
Swim freestyle switching for 25 yards
Swim backstroke for 25 yards
Discuss safe diving rules
Demonstrate treading water