To effectively teach individuals of all ages how to swim in a safe and enjoyable environment while building a sense of joy and calmness in the water for a lifetime.
Group Swim Lessons
Morning Class Times:
- Beginner 1 9:00 a.m.
- Beginner 2 9:45 a.m.
- Intermediate 10:30 a.m.
Evening Class Times:
- Swimmer 2 and Parent/Child 6:00 p.m.
- Beginner 1 and Intermediate 6:45 p.m.
- Beginner 2 and Swimmer 1 7:30 p.m.
This class is for children 6 months to 3 years old. You and your child will learn how to become more comfortable in the water.
Your child must be 3 years old. (Exploration) This level will be working on: fully submerging face, supported floats on front/back, supported flutter kicks on front /back, and entering the pool safely by themselves.
Your child needs to be able to float on their front and back with support. (Basic skills) This level will be working on: Retrieving object in chest deep water, floating on front and back unsupported, unsupported flutter kick on front and back. Intermediate
Your child needs to be able to float on their front and back without support. (Stroke readiness) This level will be working on: jumping into the deep water from side of the pool, coordinating arm stroke for crawl with breathing to the side, coordinating back stroke, learning to tread water, and elementary back stoke.
Your child needs to be able to swim 10 to 15 yards of the crawl stroke, and 10 to 15 yards back crawl. (Stroke Development) This level will be working on: swimming the front/back crawl for 25 yards, Treading water with modified scissors and rotary kicks, elementary backstroke for 10 yards, learning the basics to the breaststroke, and sidestroke.
Your child needs to be able to swim 25 yards of front and back crawl, and will need to know the basics to the breaststroke, and sidestroke. (Stroke Refinement) This level will be working on: underwater swimming, butterfly dolphin kick, swimming a distance of 50 yards in both the front/back stroke. Treading water for two minutes.
Your child needs to be able to be able to swim 50 yards in both front/back stroke, able to swim 10 yards of the breaststroke and sidestroke. (Skills proficiency) This level will be working on: Front/back crawl for 100 yards, flip turns, swimming the breaststroke, sidestroke for a distance of 25 yards.
Swim Team Conditioning
Keep your swim skills sharp all year-long with our Swim Team Conditioning program. Register for the program online or at the Harrisonville Community Center (HCC) front desk.
One on one adult swimming lessons are available upon request for $15 per lesson. The lessons will be taught one on one with a certified instructor.
Private lessons are available upon request at $15 per lesson per participant. The lessons will be taught one on one with a certified instructor.
Private Lesson Sign-Up
To sign up for private lessons please contact the HCC front desk or contact Dana Johnson, Aquatics Coordinator, at 816.380.8980, ext. 5989.