Learn to Swim Programs
The Recreation Department firmly believes that it is not only within our scope to offer a swim program, but it is our responsibility to ensure all members of our community have the opportunity to learn to swim and the option to pursue swimming at a high level. We offer swim lessons for children and adults at all levels! Financial assistance is available to those who qualify for free and reduced lunch through Eagle County School District.
Private Swim Lessons
In addition to the classes listed below, private and semi-private swim lessons are also available with our highly trained and qualified swim instructors. If you are wanting private instruction for your little swimmer or some time to brush up on your own swimming techniques. Private swim lessons are coordinated directly by our swim staff and vary based on instructor availability.
*Starting 6/22, we will begin offering advanced private swim lessons and beginner/intermediate swim lessons where the parent/guardian is in the water with the participant. Instructors will be out of the water in both cases.
Private Swim Lesson Pricing (1 participant to 1 instructor)
1, 30 minute, Private Lesson: $32
3, 30 minute lessons: $93
5, 30 minute lessons: $150
Semi-Private Lesson Pricing (2-3 participants to 1 instructor)
1, 30 minute, Semi-Private Lesson: $37
3, 30 minute lessons: $108
5, 30 minute lessons: $175
*Fees listed above is the total cost, split between 2-3 participants
Private Competitive Lesson Pricing (1 hour lessons)
Private (1 participant): $52
Semi-Private (2 participants): $73
Please review the private swim lesson policies and procedures here.
Youth Group Swim Lessons
Parent & Tot Swim Lessons(Ages 6 months-3 years old)
Levels 1-3 (Ages 3 years - 12 years of age)
Learn to Swim Level 1
This course is designed for the first time swimmer. The class provides an introduction to learn to swim progression. Prior experience is not required. Main areas of focus include: Overcoming anxiety of being in the water, beginning breath control, front float with support, back float with support, supported front float with kick, supported back float with kick and jump in progression. Primary skills acquired to move forward to next level: jump in to unsupported back float. Successful completion graduates to LTS 2.
Learn to Swim Level 2Swimmers at this level should have the ability to submerge completely and perform front and back floats with little to no support. Main areas of focus include: Front and back float without support, unsupported front and back float with kick. Introduction to combined movements, float kick pull in both front and back positions. Successful completion graduates to LTS 3.
Learn to Swim Level 3
This course is for swimmers that are moving on top of the water independently. Primary areas of focus include: Advancing and refining breath control in front crawl, advancing distance in back crawl, learning the basics of breaststroke, treading water, and beginning the diving progression.
Learn to Swim Level 4
This course is for swimmers that already can perform front crawl, back crawl, and bilateral breathing. Primary areas of focus include: an in-depth focus on front crawl, and back crawl, refining the breaststroke, and beginning learning the basics of the butterfly swim stroke. Swimmers will learn the basics of treading water and will continue the diving progression. Successful completion of this course graduates to the recreational swim team.
Please review the group swim lesson policies and procedures here.
Spring/Summer 2020 Sessions
Tuesday/Thursday Night Sessions:
2 days/week for 4 weeks
8 Lessons: $45
LTS 1: 4:25 - 4:55 p.m.
LTS 3: 5:40 - 6:10 p.m.
1 day/week for 4 weeks
TBD - Check back in June 2020!
4 Lessons: $25
Parent/Tot: 9:00 - 9:30 a.m.
LTS 1: 9:35 - 10:05 a.m.
LTS 2: 10:10 - 10:40 a.m.
LTS 3: 10:45 - 11:15 a.m.
LTS 4: 11:20 - 11:50 a.m.
Parent and Tot 1 day/week for 4 weeks
Saturday Morning Lessons:
4 Lessons: $25
ADULT GROUP SWIM LESSONS
The Avon Recreation Center is proud to offer Adult Swim Lessons for beginners and those at the intermediate level.
Beginner Level: Wednesdays, 6:00 - 6:30 p.m.
The beginner level class is intended for participants looking to learn basic skills and become comfortable in the water. Participants will learn skills including submerging their face and body underwater independently, learning to float on their front and back, and beginning to travel through the water using a front crawl or elementary backstroke swimming stroke. Each class is 30 minutes.
Intermediate Level: Wednesdays, 6:35 - 7:05 p.m.
The intermediate level class is intended for participants looking to improve on basic skills and comfort in the water. Participants will learn skills including improving efficiency in the front crawl stroke, beginning to learn the backstroke and breaststroke, and learning to tread water. Each class is 45 minutes.
Beginner Level: $25
Intermediate Level: $37
View the flyer here!