Swim Lesson Refund Policy.
Water Safety: Basic water safety skills are essential. Swimming pools, lakes and rivers offer year-round fun if they are enjoyed safely. But every year about 160 people drown in Ontario. Drowning is the second leading cause of accidental death for children under five years old, and statistics show that children under 12, boaters, young men and seniors 65+ are at greatest risk.
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Fall Swim Lesson Registration
Online registration: Tuesday, August 28 beginning at 7:30 am (www.brantford.ca/recconnect)
In person registration: Wednesday, August 29 beginning at 7:30 am at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre.
NEW!* 12 week session information: view detailed lesson information in the Fall 2018 Leisure Activities Guide on pages 46-53 which arrives Thursday, August 2 in print and online. We offer 12 week sessions because swimming takes practice, and the m ore consistent time swimmers can work with an instructor, the more it will help them build endurance, learn more skillsa nd lead you towards being successful in your swim level. Red Cross Swim programs are designed to contribute to Canadians' long-term athlete development which improves overall health and offers a lifetime of sport participation.
Private Swimming Lesson Information
One-on-one swimming lessons are available throughout the week for swimmers ages 3 and older that require more attention to improve on their swimming skills, and are ideal for those that may move, learn, or communicate differently. lessons will be taught to our curriculum program or can be completely customizable.
Semi-Private Swimming Lesson Information
To set-up semi-private lessons (two swimmers to one instructor) you must do the following:
- Register the first swimmer into a regular Private Lesson (at the regular private lesson rate)
- Call 519-756-9900 to register the second swimmer (at an additional, reduced rate)
Note: for safety precautions, the two swimmers being registered in the semi-private lessons must be no greater than 2 levels apart (e.g. Swim Kids 1 and Swim Kids 3) or otherwise approved by the Aquatic Supervisor based on individual circumstances. Unfortunately, we will not be able to permit a child (ages 3-6) to be in a semi-private lesson combined with a child that is capable of swimming 25+ metres of the pool due to safety and supervision requirements.
Fall Session Price structure:
Private and semi-private lessons follow the same dates as group lessons, and cannot be customized outside of these dates.
- Private (1:1) 30 minutes $300/person (12 classes)
- Semi-Private (1:2) 30 minutes $216.00/person (12 classes)
Note: Swimming lessons are not rescheduled for personal reasons such as illness, vacations or sporting events.