Swim Lessons

Due to Public  Health Orders, Modified Swim Lessons will be offered during Winter/Spring 2021 starting in January 2021.  Child with Parent, Beginner and Advanced classes will be offered.

Splash Swim Lesson Program

Registration for all swimming lessons will be on a first come, first served walk-in basis, and will be taken at the Fort Lupton Recreation Center.  After the registration deadline, registration will be closed.  If there are any spaces available, registration may be accepted with the approval of the Aquatics Coordinator.  There is a minimum of two students and a maximum of six students.  The Aquatics Department offers both weekday evening and Saturday morning swim lessons.

Shrimps (Baby & Me)

Class Ratio: 1:6
Age Recommendation:  6 months - 3 years
This class is for young children and their parents. The class is designed to teach parents how to have fun with their child in the water while also introducing important swim skills. Swimmers will work on comfort in the water, floating and gliding on back and with eyes in the water for a short distance.

Seahorse (Preschool)

Class Ratio: 1:6
Age Recommendation:  3 years - 5 years
This level is for swimmers who have graduated the Shrimps level. In this class children swim, without their parents, in the water and work on assisted floating, submerging underwater, and becoming mobile using simultaneous arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.

Clownfish (Level 1)

Class Ratio: 1:6
Age Recommendation:  5 years+
The Clownfish level is for the younger beginning swimmer. Students will learn to float on their front and back as well as how to comfortably go underwater. We emphasize safety and confidence while setting the foundation for more advanced skills. We use songs, toys and games to help us achieve mastery of these sills.

Barracuda (Level 2)

Class Ratio: 1:6
Age Recommendation:  6 years+
The Barracuda level is for the swimmer who is comfortable in the water and can float independently. In this class, students will begin to learn streamlining, freestyle, backstroke and how to swim to the wall after jumping into the water.

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Sting Rays (Level 3)

Class Ratio: 1:6
Age Recommendation: 6 years + 

The Sting Ray level is for young swimmers who can consistently swim freestyle and are ready to start learning side breathing. Students will also work on backstroke progression and be introduced to breaststoke kick. We will also teach our swimmers how to tread water for 30 seconds at a time and build confidence.

Sharks (Level 4)

Class Ratio: 1:6
Age Recommendation: 6 years + 

The Sharks class is designed to really enhance and perfect swimmer's technique. We spend time really focusing on mastery of all aspects of the water. They should be comfortable swimming freestyle and backstroke. They should have a strong grasp and understanding of breaststoke. Introduction to butterfly will begin here.

Whales (Level 5)

Class Ratio: 1:6
Age Recommendation: 6 years + 

The Whale class is designed to focus on repetitive, perfect stroke technique to prepare swimmers for Swim Team. These swimmers are proficient in every stroke, and maintain correct body positioning and technique while swimming.



Private Swim Lessons

Private lessons are for those wanting one on one instruction. Private swim lessons are offered on an instructor available basis only. Each lesson is 30 minutes in length. Please contact the Aquatics Department to leave your name, phone number, and day/time preference.
  Fee:    $20 / lesson

Semi-Private Swim Lessons

Semi private swim lessons are for two to three individuals per one instructor. Semi private swim lessons are offered on an instructor available basis only. Each lesson is 30 minutes in length. Please contact the Aquatics Department to leave your name, phone number, and day/time preference.
Fee: $25 / lesson / group

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  1. Doug Cook

    Aquatics Coordinator
    Phone: 303-857-4200, ext. 6164

  2. Aquatics Facility

    Pool Hours

    Monday - Friday
    5:30am - 8:00pm

    Saturday
    8:00am - 4:00pm

    Sunday
    12:00pm - 4:00pm

    **See Parks and Rec Home page for Pool Restrictions.