Swim Lessons have concluded for 2016. Lessons will resume in the spring of 2017.
Parent/Child (6 months to 3 years old)
Builds basic water safety skills for both parents and children, helping infants and young children ages 6 to 36 months become comfortable in the water so they are willing and ready to learn to swim. These basic skills include adjusting to the water environment, showing comfort while maintaining a front or back position in the water and demonstrating breath control, including blowing bubbles or voluntarily submerging under water. Instructor to student ratio is 1:10.
Preschool (3 to 5 years old)
Gives young children ages 3-5 a positive, developmentally appropriate aquatic learning experience that emphasizes water safety, survival and foundational swimming concepts. Skills are age-appropriate, helping participants achieve success on a regular basis while in a class environment with their peers.
Instructor to student ratio is 1:6.
Youth (6 to 12 years old)
Based on a logical, six-level progression that helps swimmers 6-12 years old and adults develop their water safety survival and swimming skills. It is designed to give participants a positive learning experience. Instructor to student ratio is 1:6.
Adult (13 years and older)
These classes are designed to teach teens and adults basic and intermediate swimming skills. In addition, water safety skills are taught to increase personal comfort levels around aquatics facilities. Instructor to student ratio is up to 1:10.
How do I register? There are 3 easy ways to register!
- Online: For your convenience you can register online at Talgov.com and receive immediate confirmation.
- Mail in : Simply use the attached form to register. Additional registration forms can be downloaded at Talgov.com and are available at all pools. Mail your completed registration form and payment to PRNA, ATTN: Swim Lessons, 912 Myers Park Dr., Tallahassee, FL 32301
- Drop off: Bring your completed registration form and payment to Trousdell or Jack McLean Aquatics Centers or Wade Wehunt Pool.
Will I get confirmation? All online registrations will receive immediate confirmation via email. Drop o and mail in registrations will also receive confirmation via email. A confirmation card will be mailed only if no email address is available. Drop o and mail in registrations received within one week of the session start will receive an email or telephone confirmation.
What if it rains?
Determination of class cancellation will take place at class time. The rst bad weather day of a session will generally result in a "safety day" instead of an in-water class. Please do not assume cancellation if the weather is bad. Please see your site supervisor for our complete class rain out/make up policy.
What should I wear? Proper swimming attire is required. Male and female swimmers of all ages must wear actual bathing suits.
"Basketball style" shorts are allowed. Female suits can be one or two-piece, however, sports bras and thongs are not permitted. All children in diapers must wear a swim diaper.
Refund policy: In the event we are unable to place you in a class, a refund will be sent within 3-4 weeks of your request. Once placed in a class, refund requests will be considered in the case of injury or illness at the supervisor's discretion.
For more information: Please contact Kory Tilbury / 891-3981. If utilizing TDD accommodations, please dial 711.
Private Swimming Lessons
The City of Tallahassee only offers small group swimming lessons. However, the Tallahassee Swim School does offer private and semi-private lessons at some City aquatics facilities. If you are interested in private lessons, please contact the Tallahassee Swim School at 668-2636.