Aquatics and Safety
Aquatics and Safety provides a wide range of swimming opportunities in the areas of instruction, recreation, fitness and certification. The Aquatics and Safety Program currently offers instructional, recreational and certification classes for infant through adult students. Our instructors are trained and certified by the American Red Cross, so swimmers of all ages and abilities are in good hands.
We offer quality instruction at affordable prices – sign up today!
Many classes fill quickly so don’t wait to register. You can browse the classes and register online. Additional opportunities for private or semi-private lessons may be available. Please call 952-232-2150 for more information.
Register online for swim lessons with our Eleyo registration system. Click here to set up your profile and register for classes.
Aquatics and Safety Calendar
Open Swim and Pool Rentals
Our program offers year round instruction to give you or your child a great experience in the water. Our American Red Cross (ARC) trained instructors typically teach throughout the year, so you can count on seeing the same high quality instructor at each lesson and session. Pre-requisite for each level is the mastery of skills from the preceding level. Each child is provided with a skill assessment within the first two classes to determine appropriate level placement. It is common for a child to repeat a level before mastering all skills. Adult, Adapted, Private, and Semi-Private lessons are available. Semi-Private lessons must register 2 swimmers of a similar skill level. Lessons may be combined or cancelled in the case of low enrollment. Lessons take place at McGuire Middle School Pool located at 21220 Holyoke Avenue West.
Click here to see the swim lesson schedule, or call 952-232-2169 to check if additional times are available.
Work with us!
We are hiring for Swim Instructors and Assistants. Click here to apply. *Certifications required for most aquatics positions.
Not certified? Email email@example.com for more information on upcoming certification classes.
We are proud to partner with USA Swimming’s Make A Splash Initiative!
About the USA Swimming Foundation’s Make a Splash Initiative: The USA Swimming Foundation’s Make a Splash initiative is a national child-focused water safety campaign, which aims to provide the opportunity for every child in America to learn to swim. Through Make a Splash, the USA Swimming Foundation partners with learn-to-swim providers and water safety advocates across the country to provide swimming lessons and educate children and their families on the importance of learning how to swim. The USA Swimming Foundation has invested millions of dollars to provide grants to qualified Local Partner learn-to-swim programs, to spread national awareness, and to bring together strategic partners to end drowning. To date, more than 3.4 million children have received the lifesaving gift of swim lessons through the USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash Local Partner network, comprised of more than 725 qualified lesson providers across the nation. To learn more, visit www.usaswimmingfoundation.org/makeasplash.
FREE EVENT! Join us for Water Safety Day on Saturday, May 20, 2017!
“Striving to make a planet that’s 70% water, 100% water safe!”
We will help promote Water Safety Awareness on Saturday, May 20 from 1-3 pm at the McGuire Middle School Pool for Water Safety Day! This is a FREE EVENT for ages 4-8, but registration is required.
Swimming is one of life’s greatest pleasures. It offers many health and fitness benefits, cools you off in the summer, and provides a great opportunity to socialize with family and friends. Make sure you and your family stay safe in and around the water this summer by being water aware. Give your children a chance to learn valuable lessons about water safety.
Join the Lakeville Area Community Education Aquatics staff in several fun safety demos and games on Saturday, May 20th at the McGuire Middle School Pool from 1-3 pm. The best part? It’s all FREE – just register in advance! Learn about life jackets, how to recognize swimmers in distress, as well as essential water survival tips and tricks. Learn all about USA Swimming’s “Make A Splash Initiative” and give your students (ages 4-8) a fun experience in the pool. After all, we do live in the land of 10,000 reasons to learn to swim!
If you or your children do not know how to swim, get started by enrolling in swim lessons today. It’s one of the best decisions you’ll ever make. Click here for swim lesson classes with Lakeville Area Community Education.
International Water Safety Day, celebrated on May 15th each year, is designed to help spread global awareness of the ongoing drowning pandemic, and to educate youth in becoming safer in and around water. The lack of water safety education has propelled drownings worldwide.
According to the World Health Organization…
- Every hour, every day, more than 40 people lose their lives to drowning;
- 372,000 people drown each year, with those under 5 years old at greatest risk;
- Globally, over half of all drowning deaths are under 25 years old.
The goals for International Water Safety Day are to reduce drowning and water-related fatalities by:
- Bringing awareness and knowledge on how to be safe in and around aquatic areas.
- Increasing knowledge and awareness to recognize hazardous environments.
- Encouraging students to communicate the importance of water safety to their communities, family and friends and share steps they can take to be safer in and around water.
- Information and Registration: 952-232-2150
- Community Education Building: Tel: 952-232-2150 Fax: 952-469-7396
- Youth Enrichment and Aquatics Coordinator: Katey Radant 952-232-2169 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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