Swim Lessons

At the Gateway, we offer swim lessons for youth aged participants, as well as, adults. In the summer we have 2-week sessions for your convenience, during the school year we offer swim M/W, T/TH and Saturday for four weeks. Swim lessons are broken down by age group/skill level.  All lessons are taught in our instructional and lap lane area of our Water Park pool.

Session Dates and Costs

Spring 2014 SCHEDULE


Monday/Wednesday Session (8 Lessons):

Mar 31 — Apr 23

Apr 28 — May 21

Cost: Members $35 and Non-Members $75


Tuesday/Thursday Session (8 Lessons):

Apr 1 —Apr 24

Apr 29 — May 22

Cost: Members $35 and Non-Members $75


Saturday Only Sessions:

Apr 5 — Apr 26

Cost: Members $18 and Non-Members $58


Class Descriptions

Babies in Arms

Age Group: 6 months - 2 years
T/Th Time: 6:00PM - 6:30 PM

Beach Babies

Age Group: 2-3 years
T/Th Time: 6:30PM - 7:00PM

The above classes are an introduction to water. Under the guidance of an instructor, parents will assist their children in learning basic skills. A parent MUST be in the water with their child.


Combined Class **NEW CLASS**

Water Babies Ages: 6mos. - 3 years

T/Th 4:00 pm

Under the guidance of an instructor, partens learn how to make their children comfortable in the water while learning basic water safety skills. Parents must get in the water.

Swimmie diapers are required.


Age Group: 3-5 years
Mon./Wed. Time: 1:00, 5:25 pm
T/Th Time: 9:00am, 4:00pm, 6:35pm
Saturday:  9:00 am
Duration: 30 minutes

The Pre-School aged lessons focus on water adjustment, floating, kicking, arm strokes and water safety. Parents must remain in the pool area during class time.


Age Group: 6-15 years
Mon./Wed. Time:  4:50 pm

T/Th Time: 4:35pm, 6:00pm
Saturday:  9:30 am
Duration: 30 minutes

The youth aged lessons focus on refining the skills learned in the Pre-School aged lessons. We also work on water adjustment skills for the novice swimmer..


Age Group: 16 and up

Mon/Wed Time: 6:45 pm-7:30 pm

Tues/Thurs Time: 10:00 am-10:45 am


 Private Swim Lessons

Private Lessons are available upon request.  Those interested in private lessons should fill out a form at the front desk at the Gateway Fitness Center.

Cost per lesson:  Members/$25 for 30 minutes and Non-Members/$45 for 30 minutes. 5 lesson package: Members/$150.00 and Non-Members/$200.00




   About Make a Splash

Make a Splash is the national child-focused water safety initiative of the USA Swimming Foundation, which aims to provide the opportunity for every child in America to learn to swim. Make a Splash partners with learn-to-swim providers and water safety advocates across the country to provide swimming lessons and educate children and their families on the importance of learning how to swim. The USA Swimming Foundation has invested millions of dollars to provide grants to qualified Local Partner learn-to-swim programs, to spread national awareness, and to bring together strategic partners to end drowning.  To date, nearly 2 million children have received the lifesaving gift of swim lessons through our Make a Splash Local Partner network, comprised of more than 600 qualified lesson providers across the nation. To learn more, visit www.makeasplash.org.