Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons begin the week of June 25th

If your child participates in Swim Team, please call the pool to check for cancellations. If Swim Team is cancelled, a make-up session will be held on Friday. The phone number for the pool is 607-266-9574.

The swim lesson program will run in six weekly sessions beginning June 25. Participants are divided into groups according to abilities; the usual group size is around 5. Lessons are held Monday through Thursday and are 30 minutes each.  Additional information can be found on the registration form

All registrations are strongly encouraged by June 15th, to help us schedule instructors.

Swim instructor and child swimming.

Swim Lesson Schedule 
Non-swimmers:  10:00 am - 10:30 am
Beginner:  10:45 am - 11:15 am
Interm/Adv:  11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Swim Team:  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Class Descriptions
Non-Swimmer: needs assistance at all times.
Goals: be comfortable in the water, blow bubbles, put face in the water, back and front float.

Beginner: should be comfortable unassisted in the water or holding onto the edge, can put face in the water.
Goals: swim front stroke, swim 10 yards unassisted, begin deep water swimming.

Intermediate: can swim unassisted in shallow and deep water.
Goals: swim a full 25 yards front stroke, learn back stroke

Advanced: can swim 25 yards forward crawl continuously.
Goals: increase stamina, improve forward crawl, learn breast stroke, back stroke and elementary back stroke.
Dates: Weekly sessions from June 25 through August 2 – see registration form for details 

Time: 30 min. lessons between 10:00am and 12:00 noon 

Fees: Session 1-6:  Members - $20/session; Non-members - $35/session
    You can pay by cash, check, or credit card (at the front desk after the pool opens for the season)
How to Register: Down load and Complete this registration form or at ask for a form at the Swim Club front desk. 

    a) Drop off form and payment at the pool, once open for the season
    b) Email form to ithacaswimclub@gmail.com and pay later.  Fees must be paid by the first lesson.
    c) Come to the first lesson by 9:45am with payment.

All registrations are strongly encouraged by June 15th

Private Lessons
Private lessons can be scheduled with swim club instructors. The fee is $15 per ½ hour lesson. Non-members are welcome to sign up for private lessons. You can speak with the lifeguards at the Club or you can call the front office at 607-266-9574 to arrange private lessons.

For Youth
Group swim lessons: Members - $20/session; Non-members - $35/session
Swim Team: free for members, $150 for non-members 

Club Swim Team
This will be our 15th year offering a Club Swim Team. The program is designed for children who can swim but have little or no competitive experience. Coaches will work to improve stroke technique, teach flip-turns and basic interval training. They will stress team–work and cooperation with an emphasis on fun. This program is free for swim club members.

Dates: Monday – Thursday , June 25 through August 2
Time: Approx. 12:00 noon – 1:00pm
How to Register: Sign up at the front desk.
Fee: Members, Free; Non-members, $150 

Participants are not required to attend all sessions.

For more information about swim lessons and swim team, please email ithacaswimclub@gmail.com or call the swim club at 266-9574.