Ages: 6 mos through 13 years
This program is a fun and safe way to introduce your child to swimming! In collaboration with the Anaheim Family YMCA, summer swimming lessons are returning to the Kennedy High School pool! Participants will gain lifelong confidence in and out of the water. Trained instructors teach essential swimming and water safety skills to youth.
All levels of classes are available at Kennedy High School PLUS the La Palma Intercommnity Hospital will be used for NON-SWIMMERS ages 6 months to 8 years only!
Group lessons will be conducted in three 2-week sessions and one session of 6-Saturdays. Register in-person at Central Park (7821 Walker Street) on online. For a complete list of classes that includes dates and times, please select a location below.
Available Levels at Kennedy High School:
Water Babies/Shrimps: Ages 6 months to 3 years, adult required in water
: Ages 3 to 5, participants grouped by ability
(Level 1): Ages 6 to 8, Introduction to basic skills - student has no experience
(Level 2): Ages 6 to 13, comfortable in the water, can swim 5 yards with no support
(Level 3): Ages 6 to 13, comfortable swimming, can swim 15 yards front &
(Level 4): Ages 7 to 13, can swim, with rotary breathing, 25 yards front, back, & breaststroke
(Level 5): Ages 7 to 13, can swim 50 yards front, back, and breaststroke; and 15 yards sidestroke and butterfly
(Level 6): Ages 7 to 13, advanced water skills and proficiency