Swim Lessons

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SWIM LESSONS

Swim lessons this year will be private or household only in each class. (no Group Lessons).
Lessons will meet for 15 minutes at H.O. Dabney Pool, Monday-Thursday, for 1 weeks.
Children must be at least 3 years of age.

Time slots available will be:
8:15am, 8:40am, 9:05am, 9:30am, 9:55am, 10:20am
5:15pm, 5:40pm, 6:05pm, 6:30pm, 7:10pm, 7:35pm

Session Dates:
          A - June 22
          B - July 6
          C - July 20
          D - August 3

Cost for each session is $25 per student for City of Leesburg residents.
You may register over the phone by calling our office at (352)728-9885.
Spaces are limited and are on a first come first serve basis.

  Located at:
H. O. Dabney Pool
1111 Beecher Street
Leesburg, FL 34748

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Swim Levels:

Infant/Parent Level (IP: 6m-36m) - Parent/adult accompaniment in the water is required. Infants will learn water adjustment skills, front kick, prone glide, underwater exploration, back float, prone position movement, rolling over, and water exiting all with the assistance of the parent/adult. 

Preschool Level (PS: 3-5) – These American Red Cross Learn-To-Swim Preschool Lessons are split into three skills levels: Preschool A - Water Exploration, Preschool B - Primary Skills and Preschool C - Stroke Readiness. The objective is to help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy water safely. Elementary aquatic skills such as floating, kicking and putting their face in the water will be taught. 

Level I - Water Exploration (L1). The objective of this level is to help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy water safely. Elementary aquatic skills such as floating, kicking and putting their face in the water will be taught. 

Level II - Primary Skills (L2). Students learn to float without support and to recover to a vertical position. This level also marks the beginning of true locomotion skills, using arms and legs, and adds to the self-help and basic rescue skills begun in Level I. Participant must pass Level I in order to sign up for this class. 

Level III - Stroke Readiness (L3). Students learn to coordinate front and back crawl. Elementary backstroke is introduced and the fundamentals of treading water. Participant must pass Level I and Level II in order to sign up for this class. 

Level IV - Stroke Development (L4). Students will better develop their backstroke and front crawl. We will introduce the elementary backstroke, breaststroke, and changing directions swimming on the wall. Participant must pass Levels I, II and III in order to sign up for this class. 

Level V - Stroke Refinement (L5). Students will better develop their backstroke, front crawl, elementary backstroke, and breaststroke. We will introduce the butterfly kick, open turn on front, open turn on back. Participant must pass Levels I, II, III and IV in order to sign up for this class. 

Adult Beginner - In these lessons instruction and format will be based on each individuals abilities and will be tailored to the individuals needs and swimming goals. Participants will meet with the instructor on the first day and discuss their abilities and with the instructor will determine their swimming goals and the format designed to achieve those goals for the three week class.


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For more information, contact us at:

Leesburg Recreation Complex
1851 Griffin Road Leesburg, FL 34748
Telephone: 352.728.9885 - Fax: 352.326.6225
Email: Recreation Department