Swimming Lessons 3 to 5 year olds

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 @ 5:15 PM (EDT) - Thursday, October 27, 2016 @ 5:55 PM (EDT)
Columbus Aquatics Center 1160 Hunter Avenue ColumbusOH  43201
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 @ 5:15 PM (EDT) - Thursday, October 27, 2016 @ 5:55 PM (EDT)
Columbus Aquatics Center 1160 Hunter Avenue ColumbusOH  43201

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Preschool Learn-to-Swim Class - 3 to 5 year olds

These classes are developed to allow our young swimmers the opportunity to transition from the shallow water pool to the larger competitive pool with comfort and confidence. In these classes the young swimmers will start to develop skills that will allow them to swim independently. These classes will start with learning how to enter the pool, getting comfortable putting their head under water, the introduction of different strokes, practicing those skills and being able to perform those skills independent of instructors support.

There are 3 Levels of the American Red Cross PreSchool Learn-to-Swim program. The class will split into smaller ability groups meant to specifically challenge children of this age/class. The main criteria for these groups are (but not limited to) submersion, floating (front/back), and/or listening skills. With children of this age, we will do our best to continue to evaluate their skill and comfort and adjust as needed.

Once class begins, parents must find seating in the balcony.

Feel free to to take pictures of your child in class. Often the first day is not the best choice for pictures as children of this age are nervous or scared by new people in a new environment.

PLAY sponsorship is available to help cover $20 in fees for those that can demonstrate need by producing:
Copy of your Medicaid/Caresource/Molina health card OR
Copy of your ADC/OWF card
PLAY can only be used for one program per seasonal session -- at All Recreation Centers. Registrants wishing to use PLAY must come to the Aquatics Center during normal business hours, 9am to 5pm, in order to complete registration.

Activity Age Category

Pre-School & Parent/Child


AQ Baby Pool at Columbus Aquatics Center


George Shaw

Organizer Info

  • Columbus Recreation and Parks Department

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