*To help curb the potential impact of the Covid-19 virus, recreation centers, swimming pools, & library facilities will be closed until further notice.*
Adult Beginner Swim Lessons
Participants will be introduced to basic aquatic skills and swimming strokes, including the front crawl, breaststroke, and elementary backstroke. Participants will also learn the skills and concepts needed to stay safe around water.
Saturdays April 4, 11, 18, 25 *
*Due to facility closure because of precautions regarding the coronavirus, current schedules of Adult swim lessons are on hold. Please check back in the future or call or email for more information.*
Spring Swim Lesson Schedule
Lessons are provided in 2-week sessions, Monday - Thursday, each lesson is 45 minutes (Preschool learn to swim 30 minutes).
$50 per session
Preschool Aquatics 5:30 - 6 pm
Youth Learn to Swim Levels 1 & 2 5:30 - 6:15 pm
Parents-Child Aquatics (Session 2 Only) 5:30 - 6:15 pm
Session 1: March 9 - March 19
Session 2: April 6 - April 16
Session 1 & 2 classes will be rescheduled to a later date.
Session 3: May 4 - May 14
for more information call Gandy Pool at 863.834.3157 or email Aquatics@Lakelandgov.net
Summer Swim Lesson Schedule (Gandy & Simpson Pools)
Summer Swim Lesson registration is postponed at this time. Staff is working diligently as the situation unfolds regarding facilities and regulations due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. We will be updating this section of our website with information as soon as we receive it. Check back often!
Summer Swim Lesson Registration will open April 13 at Gandy Pool (for both pools)
Lessons are provided in 2-week sessions, Monday - Thursday, each lesson is 45 minutes (Preschool learn to swim is 30 minutes).
$50 per session
Session 1: June 1 - 11
Session 2: June 15 - 25
Session 3: July 6 - 16
Session 4: July 20 - 30
Gandy Pool Times & Levels
8 am - Preschool Swimming, Youth Learn to Swim Levels 1 - 5
9 am - Preschool Swimming, Youth Learn to Swim Levels 1 - 5
10 am - Parent & Child, Preschool Swimming
Simpson Pool Times & Levels
9 am - Youth Learn to Swim Levels 1 - 3
Swim Lesson Level Descriptions
Parent-Child Aquatics (Ages 6 months - 2.5 years)
The instructor will help participants begin to develop positive attitudes and safe practices around water. Swim diapers required under a bathing suit.
Preschool Aquatics (Ages 3 - 5)
Beginner class designed to be the first class without parents. instructors will evaluate and determine the appropriate level for your child.
Youth Learn to Swim (Levels 1-3 / Ages 6 - 12)
Beginner to intermediate class with participants learning fundamental aquatic skills such as floating, gliding, and simultaneous arms and leg motions all while doing this independently of an instructor’s support.
Youth Learn to Swim Level (Levels 4-5 / Ages 6 - 12)
Advanced class with participants improving their aquatic skills and increasing their endurance using the following swim strokes: front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke