Swim Lessons

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Ridgefield Parks & Recreation offers American Red Cross swim lesson programs.  Everyone can learn to swim in a safe and comfortable environment.  Lessons begin by helping students adjust to the water and as ability increases, students will learn essential skills and stroke development.

• Parent & Child (PACA) for children ages 6-48 months
• Preschool Aquatics for children ages 4-5
• Learn to Swim for children ages 6-12
• Adult lessons for everyone ages 13+


Private lessons (April 20 – June 6) are available exclusively to members (ages 3+).  You may become a member at time of registration. 

The last day to register for private swim lessons is April 27.

Spring Swim Lessons

Spring Group Swim Lesson Schedule

Spring Private Swim Lesson Schedule (members ages 3+ only)

Spring Group Lessons: March 30 – June 6 (make-ups June 8-13)

The last day to register for group swim lessons is April 6.


Summer Swim Lessons

Member Registration June 11 @ 6:00 am
Open Registration June 15 @ 9:00 am

A full schedule with class levels and fees will be posted in March.

1 Day a Week for 7 Weeks
June 27 – August 8
(no class 7/4)
Saturday 30/45 minute classes available 9:00-12:00 pm


2 Days a Week for 5 Weeks
June 23 – July 23
Tuesday & Thursday 1:30-2:00 pm, 2:00-2:30 pm, 2:30-3:00 pm


5 Days a Week for 2 Weeks
June 22 – July 3, July 6 – July 17, July 20 – July 31, August 3 – August 14
Monday – Friday 9:00-9:30 am, 9:30-10:00 am


New!  Parent Observation Week

During the first week of swim lessons, parents are welcome to stay and observe their child’s class.  Otherwise, parents are asked to please wait outside the pool area behind the glass in the observation area.  You are invited to meet and greet your child’s instructor during the first week of class.  If you have another child in recreation swim (not in a lesson), we ask that parents stay on the pool deck for children ages 12 and under.


In order to better serve you, please be aware that on the first day of swim registration, we will only be accepting online or in person sign ups.  Telephone registrations will not be accepted until the next day.  Registration for private swim lessons is available to members and is only accepted online or in person.  If you plan on registering online, be sure that you have your log in and password ready.  Thank you!

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