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Does the City offer swimming lessons?

Yes, to schedule swimming lessons, please call the Citiparks Aquatics Office at (412) 323-7928.

Note: due to limited class size, applicants can enroll in only one session. Pool tags are not required for the free Learn-to-Swim Camp.

The city offers the following programs for swimming lessons:

  • Infant/Preschool Swimming Lessons
    • For children 18 months to 5 years old
    • Join your child in the pool for five, fun half-hour classes. Your child will learn water entry, kicks, glides, arm movements, and water play.
    • Parents must also participate in the swimming.
  • Children’s Learn-to-Swim
    • For children 6 to 15 years old
    • Enroll your child in 10 swimming classes, where they learn basic water skills while focusing on water safety.
  • Adult’s Learn-to-Swim
    • For individuals 16 years or older
    • This programs helps you gain basic water skills for adults only.
  • Free Learn-to-Swim Camp
    • For children 6 to 15 years old
    • Certified lifeguards teach swimming and general safety practices in and around the water. Your child receives 10 free lessons during a two-week period. Instructors teach two separate classes each weekday:
      • Mondays-Fridays, 10:00-10:45 AM, 11:00-11:45 AM
Updated 3/10/2016 12:38 PM
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