Swim lessons have returned for the 2022 summer! All lessons will be held at Support Site pool. Each session includes eight 30-minute lessons. Lessons are Tuesdays-Fridays. Due to demand, please register your child for only one time block per session.
Session 1: June 14-24
Session 2: June 28-July 8
Session 3: July 12-22
Register June 25-July 6
Session 4: July 26-Aug. 5
Register July 9-20
Swim lesson registration
Register and pay at https://myffr.navyaims.com/wbwsc/europerec.wsc/wbsearch.html?xxmod=AR&xxlocation=47LOC&xxdisplayoption=d&wbsi=. Registration and payment is online only.
- Please make sure you register for the correct class. There is limited space and if your child is in the wrong class, your child risks the possibility of not being eligible for lessons during that session.
- If you are unsure what class level to register your child, MWR Aquatics offers and performs free evaluations during operating hours at Support Site pool.
- A parent/guardian must sign a safety waiver before your child make take lessons. Bring the completed and sign waiver to the Support Site pool before your child's first lesson.
Swim class levels
Preschool (Ages 4-5): For brand-new swimmers who are unfamiliar with the water and need help with water adjustment, positive attitudes towards the water and basic safe practices around the water.
Level 1 (Ages 5-10): An introduction to water skills. Swimmers will learn safe practices and will develop basic aquatics skills that reinforce and strengthen a positive attitude around the water. Swimmers will learn how to use bobs, floats and bubbles to independently traverse the pool environment safely by the end of this level. No pre-requisite needed for this level.
Level 2 (Ages 5-15): This level builds on basic water skills and begins to teach the fundamentals of swimming while strengthening water safety and awareness in the aquatic environment. Swimmers will learn simultaneous arm and leg movements and will build on the independence gained in the previous level.
Prerequisite: Swimmers must be able to float on their own, perform a succession of five bobs and must be able to enter/exit the water on their own.
Level 3 (Ages 5-15): This level builds on fundamentals of swimming and focuses on formal stroke introduction. Swimmers will be introduced to all the strokes and will receive instruction that promotes injury prevention and pushes swimmers towards stroke development.
Prerequisite: Swimmers must be able to demonstrate they can swim on their own and should be able to swim on their front and back.
Level 4 (Ages 5-15): This level teaches stroke improvement. Techniques are built upon and swimmers are given instructions to further refine and improve strokes for competitive levels. Swimmers will be able to effectively perform all of the competitive strokes by the end of this level and can swim a full 25-yard freestyle by the end of this level.
Prerequisite: Swimmers have knowledge of all the strokes and kicks, must swim at least 15 yards on their front and back, can tread water and have knowledge of effective streamlines.
For more information, call 081-568-4254 / DSN 626-4254.