For more information, call: 573-331-3355

Swim Lessons

Fitness Plus offers a variety of swim lessons throughout the year for all ages:

All classes follow the American Red Cross® guidelines and include skills outlined in the swimming progression levels. All instructors are certified in lifeguarding and CPR. Classes feature low instructor-to-student ratios.

  • Spring Sessions: March & May
  • Summer Sessions: June & July
  • Fall Session: September
  • Winter Session: January & February (limited classes)

For more information about swim lessons, please call Fitness Plus Aquatics at 573-331-5962.


Water Babies

Learn techniques to help orient your little one to the water and practice water skills. Children 6 months – 2 years old can join us for fun in the water in the Rec Pool from 5-5:30 pm. Parent or adult must be in the water with baby during the lesson. This is a four-session class and meets on the following dates:

June Session: June 4, 6, 11 and 13

July Session: July 9, 11, 16 and 18

Members: $20 per child / session

Member Affiliates: $30 per child / session

Non-Members: $40 per child / session


Preschool Swim Lessons

In these American Red Cross Certified lessons, preschoolers 3-5 years old will become familiar with swimming and learn basic skills. These half-hour lessons are held from 6:10-6:40 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Therapy Pool. This is an eight-session class and meets on the following dates:

June Session: June 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25 and 27

July Session: July 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 and August 1

Members: $50 per child / session

Member Affiliates: $60 per child / session

Non-members: $70 per child / session


Children’s “Learn-to-Swim” Lessons

For children age 5-14, this program follows the American Red Cross guidelines, with progression levels as defined by the Red Cross’ Learn-to-Swim program. These lessons meet from 7-7:40 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Rec Pool or the Lap Pool.

All instructors are certified in lifeguarding and CPR, and a lifeguard is always on duty during classes. Parents can determine class placement, or Fitness Plus aquatics staff can assist. This is an eight-session class and meets on the following dates:

June Session: June 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25 and 27

July Session: July 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 and August 1

Members: $50  per child / session

Member Affiliates: $60  per child / session

Non-Members: $70  per child / session


Adult Swim Lessons

Whether you are a beginner or just want to improve your strokes, these lessons are your key to becoming a better swimmer. Beginning and advanced adult swim lessons are offered every Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30-8 pm. Our instructors strive to give you the opportunity to learn the basics of swimming and feel great about yourself for doing it. This is an eight-session class and meets on the following dates:

June Session: June 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25 and 27

Members: Free

Member Affiliates: $25

Non-Members: $35


In addition to group swim lessons for all ages, Fitness Plus also offers personal and small-group lessons:

Personal Swim Lessons

These lessons are for adults and children who want to learn swimming skills on a one-on-one basis with an instructor. Participants and instructors work on specific skills tailored to the student’s individual skill level and needs. Lessons are offered anytime when instructors and pools are available. To register, complete a Personal Swim Lesson Request Form at the Fitness Plus Service Desk.

Members:
One lesson – $23 per person
Four lessons – $20 per person / lesson ($80 total)
Eight lessons – $18 per person / lesson ($144 total)

Member Affiliates:
One lesson – $28 per person
Four lessons – $24 per person / lesson ($96 total)
Eight lessons – $21 per person / lesson ($168 total)

Non-Members:
One lesson – $33 per person
Four lessons – $29 per person / lesson ($116 total)
Eight lessons – $23 per person / lesson ($184 total)


Small Group Swim Lessons

Groups may consist of two to three participants of similar swimming ability. Participants and instructors work on specific skills tailored to the student’s individual skill level and needs. The 30-minute lessons are offered any time instructors and pools are available. To request a small group lesson, complete a Small Group Swim Lesson Request Form at the Fitness Plus Service Desk, including information for each student.

Members:
One lesson – $15 per person
Four lessons – $14 per person / lesson ($56 total)
Eight lessons – $12 per person / lesson ($96 total)

Member Affiliates:
One lesson – $20 per person
Four lessons – $19 per person / lesson ($76 total)
Eight lessons – $15 per person / lesson ($120 total)

Non-Members:
One lesson – $25 per person
Four lessons – $24 per person / lesson ($96 total)
Eight lessons – $19 per person / lesson ($152 total)