Swimming Lessons

White Pine County wants all people to be comfortable in the water and become confident swimmers. Our lessons are offered to everyone 6 months of age and up.

Group lessons consist of 200 minutes of group instruction (currently five, 40-minute lessons, once a week for five weeks) for $25.00 per person.

Private lessons consist of a minimum 120 minutes one on one instruction (typically four, 30-minute lessons or two, 60-minute lessons) for $60.00 per person. Every 30 minutes after the initial 120 minutes is $15.00 per 30-minute lesson. Private lessons are individually scheduled at a time convenient to participant and instructor and include a maximum of two students.

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Five Children Wearing Goggles Floating and Smiling in the Water

Starfish or Parent/Tot

Objective is to help students feel comfortable in the water and enjoy water safety.
Teaches parents how to interact safely with their children in the water.
Children explore buoyancy and aquatic movement.

Pufferfish or Level 1

Objective is to help students feel comfortable in the water and enjoy water safety.
Children will learn elementary aquatic skills and explore buoyancy while trying new aquatic movements.

Jellyfish or Level 2

Objective is to develop fundamental aquatic skills.
Children will learn to float without support and recover to a vertical position. They will also begin locomotion skills and self-help basic rescue skills.

Dolphin or Level 3

Objective is to build on level 2 skills by providing guided practice.
Children will learn coordination of front and back crawl, and elementary backstroke. They will begin learning deep water skills like treading water and safe diving.

Swordfish or Level 4

Objective is to develop confidence in strokes and improve other aquatic skills.
Children will gain increased endurance by swimming longer distances in familiar strokes. They will learn breaststroke and sidestroke, and basic turns.

Shark or Level 5

Objective is the coordination and refinement of key strokes.
Children will be introduced to butterfly, feet first surfaces dives, and diving off competition blocks. They will gain increased endurance by swimming longer distances in all strokes.