Lessons

Group Swim Lessons:

Group classes will last 30 minutes Monday through Thursday for two weeks. Friday's will be used as weather related make-up days.

Register

  • Registration will be open starting March 5th both Online and at the Community Center
  • Make sure your swimmer is being placed in the correct level by reading the exit skills. If there is a skill your swimmer cannot confidently complete, that is the level to place them in. 
  • Complete a Group Lesson Registration Form if registering at Community Center or Pool.

Fees & Times

  • $35 (Bonner Springs Resident); $40 (Non-resident)

Schedule

Session Levels Times Dates
Session 1
Levels 1, 3, 5, 7, 9
Levels 2, 4, 6, 8, 10
7:05-7:35 p.m.
7:45-8:15 p.m.
June 4th - June 14th
Session 2
Levels 2, 4, 6, 8, 10
Levels 1, 3, 5, 7, 9
Levels 1, 3, 5, 7, 9
Levels 2, 4, 6, 8, 10
9:50-10:20 a.m.
10:25-10:55 a.m.
7:05-7:35 p.m.
7:45-8:15 p.m.
June 18th - June 28th
Session 3
Levels 2, 4, 6, 8, 10
Levels 1, 3, 5, 7, 9
Levels 1, 3, 5, 7, 9
Levels 2, 4, 6, 8, 10
9:50-10:20 a.m.
10:25-10:55 a.m.
7:05-7:35 p.m.
7:45-8:15 p.m.
July 9th - July19th

Preschool

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Level 1 (3-5 yrs): Students are taught to feel comfortable in the water using assisted skills. Each child must be at least 3 years old before the first class.
  • Exit Skills to Pass Level 1: Enter independently, using either the ladder, steps or side, travel at least 5 yards, submerge to mouth and blow bubbles for at least 3 seconds then exit the water (Children can walk, move along the gutter or "swim") While in shallow water, glide on front at least 2 body lengths, then roll to back and float on back for 3 seconds, then recover to a vertical position.
Level 2 (3-5yrs or passed Level 1): Students are taught to feel comfortable in the water. Each child must be at least 3 years old before the first class, OR have passed Level 1 to register.
  • Exit Skills to Pass Level 2: Glide on front at least 2 body lengths, roll to back, float on back 5 seconds, then recover to vertical position. Glide ob back for 2 body lengths, roll to front, float 5 seconds then recover to a vertical position. Swim using combined arm and leg actions on front for 3 body lengths, roll to back, float 5 seconds, roll to front then continue swimming on front for 3 body lengths.
6yrs old & up:
Level 3 (6 & up): Each child must be at least 6 years old before the first class, OR have passed Level 2.
  • Exit Skills to Pass Level 3: Step from side into chest-deep water, move into a front float for 5 seconds, roll to back, float for 5 seconds then return to a vertical position. Move into a back float for 5 seconds, roll to front then recover to a vertical position. Push off and swim using combined arm and leg actions on front for 5 body lengths, roll to back, float for 15 seconds, roll to front then continue swimming for 5 body lengths.
Level 4 (6 & up): Child must be at least 6 years old and able to perform skills in Level 3.
  • Exit Skills to Pass Level 4: Enter independently, using either the ladder, steps or side, travel at least 5 yards, bob 3 times then safely exit the water. Glide on front at least 2 body lengths, roll to a back float for 3 seconds and recover to a vertical position. 
Level 5 (6 & up): Child must be at least 6 years old and able to perform skills in Level 4.
  • Exit Skills to Pass Level 5: Step from side into chest-deep water, move into a front float for 5 seconds, roll to back, float for 5 seconds then return to a vertical position. Move into a back float for 5 seconds, roll to front then recover to a vertical position. Push off and swim using combined arm and leg actions on front for 5 body lengths, roll to back, float for 15 seconds, roll to the front then continue swimming for 5 body lengths. 
Level 6 (6 & up): Child must be at least 6 years old and able to perform skills in Level 5.
  • Exit Skills to Pass Level 6: Perform a feet first entry into deep water, swim front crawl for 25 yards, change direction and position as necessary and swim elementary backstroke for 25 yards. Swim breaststroke for 15 yards, change direction and position as necessary and swim back crawl for 15 yards.
Level 7 (6 & up): Child must be at least 6 years old and able to perform skills in Level 6.
  • Exit Skills to Pass Level 7: Perform a feet first entry into deep water, swim front crawl for 25 yards, change direction and position as necessary and swim elementary backstroke for 25 yards. Swim breaststroke for 15 yards, change direction and position as necessary and swim back crawl for 15 yards.
Level 8 (6 & up): Child must be at least 6 years old and able to perform skills in Level 7.
  • Exit Skills to Pass Level 8: Perform a shallow-angle dive into deep water, swim front crawl for 50 yards, change direction and position of travel as necessary and swim elementary backstroke for 50 yards. Swim breaststroke for 25 yards, change direction and position of travel as necessary and swim back crawl for 25 yards.
Level 9 (6 & up): Child must be at least 6 years old and able to perform skills in Level 8.
  • Exit Skills to Pass Level 9: Swim 300 yards continuously using any 3 strokes of your choice, swimming at least 50 yards of each stroke. Perform the 12-minute swim test, and compare results with the pre-assessment results.
Level 10 (6 & up): Child must be at least 6 years old and able to perform skills in Level 9.
  • Exit Skills to Pass Level 10: Swim 500 yards continuously using any 3 strokes of your choice, swimming at least 50 yards of each stroke. Perform the 12 - minute swim test, and compare results with the pre-assessment results.

Private Swim Lessons


Private swim lessons are for all ages and offer a one-on-one approach for learning to swim. Private lessons are tailored to the swimmer's personal goals and needs and are by appointment only. Lessons last 30 minutes.


Register

Fees


  • $15/lesson for Residents
  • $20/lesson for Non-Residents


Have Questions? Please contact Pool Staff at 913.422.7011 or send an email.