Northern Wasco County Aquatic Center

602 W 2nd Street
The Dalles, Oregon 97058

Telephone: (541) 298-2020


Swim Lessons

Swim lesson sessions run Monday through Friday for two week sessions. Lessons are available for participants of all ages and abilities.  New to lessons? Please see our swim lesson level descriptions below. Register for swim lessons at our District Offices (602 W 2nd Street - above Aquatic Center) Or online by clicking here .

Lesson Costs

Group Lessons: $45 (resident), $52 (non-resident)

Session 1 (June 19-June 30)

10:10-10:40    Level 1, Level 2, Level 3
10:45-11:15    Level 1, Level 3, Level 4
11:20-11:50    Level 1, Level 2,
4:35-5:05        Level 1, Level 2, Level 3
5:10-5:40        Level 1, Level 3
5:45-6:15        Level 1, Level 2
6:20-6:50        Level 2, Level 3, Level 4

Session 2 (July 3-July 14) (No lesson July 4th)

10:10-10:40    Level 1, Level 2, Level 3
10:45-11:15    Level 1, Level 3, Level 4
11:20-11:50    Level 1, Level 2,
4:35-5:05        Level 1, Level 2, Level 3
5:10-5:40        Level 1, Level 3
5:45-6:15        Level 1, Level 2
6:20-6:50        Level 2, Level 3, Level 4

Session 3 (July 17-July 28)

10:10-10:40    Level 1, Level 2, Level 3
10:45-11:15    Level 1, Level 3, Level 4
11:20-11:50    Level 1, Level 2, Toddler Adventure
4:35-5:05        Level 1, Level 2, Level 3
5:10-5:40        Level 1, Level 3
5:45-6:15        Level 1, Level 2, Toddler Adventure
6:20-6:50        Level 2, Level 3, Level 4

Session 4 (July 31-August 11)

10:10-10:40    Level 1, Level 2, Level 3
10:45-11:15    Level 1, Level 3, Level 4
11:20-11:50    Level 1, Level 2, Toddler Adventure
4:35-5:05        Level 1, Level 2, Level 3
5:10-5:40        Level 1, Level 3
5:45-6:15        Level 1, Level 2, Toddler Adventure
6:20-6:50        Level 2, Level 3, Level 4

Session 5 (August 14-August 25)

10:10-10:40    Level 1, Level 2, Level 3
10:45-11:15    Level 1, Level 3, Level 4
11:20-11:50    Level 1, Level 2, Toddler Adventure
4:35-5:05        Level 1, Level 2, Level 3
5:10-5:40        Level 1, Level 3
5:45-6:15        Level 1, Level 2, Toddler Adventure
6:20-6:50        Level 2, Level 3, Level 4


Swim Lesson Level Descriptions

Toddler Adventures (1yr-3yrs)

A class aimed at getting especially young children comfortable in the water.  For this class a parent must accompany the child in the water.  Parents will help their children learn to blow bubbles, kick, and float through a series of games and songs.  Toddler Adventure is only available during session 3, 4, & 5 and is a 15 minute lesson and 15 minute practicing learned skills.

Level 1

Beginner swimmers who are no comfortable in the water.  Children will complete the following skills: bubbles nose/mouth, submerging head, front/back float and push of wall-paddle (5 strokes).

Level 2

Intermediate swimmers who can submerge their head.  Children will complete the following skills: retrieving objects from bottom, backstroke, freestyle with side breathing intro, sitting dive, and front to back floating.

Level 3

Advanced swimmers who can swim at least 15m unassisted.  Children will work on completing the following skills: Swimming (25m) on front and back, treading water (intro), and diving from a kneeling position.

Level 4 (Intro to Swim Team)

Strong swimmers who need to work on stroke refinement and more advanced technique.  Children will complete the following skills: Deep water bobs, rotary breathing, sculling, dolphin kick, intro to turning at a wall, and diving from a standing position.

 

To Register for Swim Lesson Click Here