Swim Lessons

The Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department offers swim lessons year round. In the summer, classes are offered at Lake Creek Municipal Pool. In the fall and winter, classes are offered at the Clay Madsen Recreation Center pool.

We proudly use the American Red Cross Learn-To-Swim Program and offer classes Private Lessons and Group Classes in Level 1 to Level 5. In addition, we offer classes for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and adults. Each participant should come in a suit ready to swim. Infant, Toddler, and Preschool classes run 25 minutes. All other classes run for 50 minutes.

To view class times, fees, and to register please visit www.RoundRockRecreation.com.

Class Descriptions

Private Swim Lessons ~NEW~ 
Instructor and student work one-on-one providing individualized attention to swimmers of all ages at varying skill levels based on current swimming ability and personalized goals.  Courses are 25 min. long and meet on one specified day/time. Class ratio is 1:1.  (Ages 2 – Adult).  Adaptive Private Swim Lesson are available. Contact us for more info.  All private lessons can be held at additional times per request, please email aquatics@roundrocktexas.gov for more information on availability.

Parent & Child
Instructors will work with parents to introduce young children to the water and prepare them to learn to swim in the American Red Cross Preschool Aquatics courses.  This course is not designed to teach children to become good swimmers or to survive in the water on their own.
25 Minutes. Multiple adults per child are welcome. Class ratio is 1:15 children.  (6-36 months).

Preschool
Instructors will introduce students to the aquatic environment and help them acquire rudimentary levels of basic aquatic skills.  The first class of each session will include a swim evaluation which will be used to break the class into smaller groups based on swimming ability.
25 minutes.  Class ratio is 1:6.  (36-60 months).

Level 1 & 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills
Participants are introduced to water skills and begin developing positive attitudes, good swimming habits & safe practices around water.  This course focuses on fundamental skills, including learning how to float without support and to recover to a vertical position.  The first class of each session will include a swim evaluation which will be used to break the class into smaller groups based on swimming ability.
50 Minutes.  Class ratio is 1:6.  (5-13 years).

Level 3 – Stroke Development
Participants will build on skills learned in Level 1&2.  Additional guided practice in deeper water while beginning to work on stroke development, rotary breathing & headfirst entries.  Introduction of competitive stroke kicks as well as Front Crawl and Elementary Backstroke.
Class ratio is 1:6.  (Prior level or equivalent skills).

Level 4 & 5 – Stroke Technique & Conditioning

This class is designed to develop participants’ confidence in strokes learned in Level 3 and improve on other aquatic skills.  Focus on competitive stroke technique and conditioning.  The first class of each session will include a swim evaluation which will be used to break the class into smaller groups based on swimming ability.
(Prior level or equivalent skills). Class ratio is 1:6.

 

Adult
These courses are intended for teens and adults at different levels of swimming ability.  Courses can be broken down into smaller groups based on:  Learning the Basics, Learning & Refining Swim Strokes, and Adult Fitness. (14 years to adult).