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Swim Lessons

Children in life vests receiving a swimming lesson in an outdoor pool.
Photo credit Mary Smith

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Swim lessons provide a foundation of confidence and safety in and around the water. For children, learning to swim at an early age instills a sense of self-assurance, helping them feel comfortable and secure in aquatic environments. Adults, too, can benefit from swim lessons as they gain the necessary skills and knowledge to navigate pools, lakes, and oceans safely. Building confidence in the water can open up a world of opportunities for fun and recreation, while also providing peace of mind knowing that you and your loved ones are equipped with essential water safety skills. 

According to the National Safe Kids Campaign, drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury-related death to children ages one through 14. 

It is absolutely crucial that all kids know how to swim at a young age.

Parent & Tot 

Parent & Tot (6 months - 3 years) swimming lessons are held in our wading pool.

A woman holding a laughing baby in a pool.

Drop-in from 12 PM - 12:45 PM Monday - Thursday.


If your child is not quite ready for swim lessons, join us for this  guided hour of focused play that will give you and your child more confidence in the water. Parents are expected to enter the pool and learn with their child. 

Private Lessons 

We offer private lessons, on a limited basis, for those who can't attend our regular classes or who would like one on one attenion.  Adults are welcome as well!

A collage of swimming lessons with an instructor teaching students in a pool.

Cost is $30.00 per 1/2 hour

Please contact the pool office at 970-872-4244 to schedule a lesson.

Swim Lessons 

Swimming lessons designed for kids ready to learn with a swim instructor, without a parent or guardian in the water.

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Our partner, The Nature Connection, is again providing $20 swimming lesson scholarships for kids between the ages of 6-12. 

SessionDurationDatesTime 1Time 2
1 - ($30)1 week (Mon-Thurs)June 10 - 1310:00 - 10:45 AM11:00 - 11:45 AM
2 - ($45)2 weeks (Mon-Thurs)June 17 - 2710:00 - 10:45 AM11:00 - 11:45 AM
3 - ($45)2 weeks (Mon-Thurs)July 8 - 1810:00 - 10:45 AM11:00 - 11:45 AM
4 - ($45)2 weeks (Mon-Thurs)July 22 - August 110:00 - 10:45 AM11:00 - 11:45 AM

We provide children with the skills and knowledge they need to become proficient swimmers and safe decision-makers around any body of water. 

  • Level 1 - Getting Comfortable & Happy in the Water
  • Objectives: Enter and exit pool safely, blow bubbles, submerge, complete assisted skills including front/back floats.
  • Level 2 - Building Safety Skills
  • Objectives: Jump into pool, bob and submerge, independent float and glide, begin front/back crawl.
Two people enjoying a sunny day at a swimming pool.
Photo credit Niki Richardson
  • Level 3 - Gaining Independence
  • Objectives: Jump into the pool and float, retrieve objects underwater, independant front/back crawl.  PASS NORTH FORK POOL DEEP END & SLIDE SWIM test.
  • Level 4 - Getting Comfortable & Happy in the Water
  • Objectives: Improve front and back crawl techniques, learn about other strokes like breaststroke diving, rotary breathing, and the basics of treading water. PASS RED CROSS WATER COMPETENCY SEQUENCE.