Ottawa Street Pool Info Hotline

Text “OSP” to (833) 222-3024 to join the Ottawa Street Pool Info Hotline to get up-to-the-minute news and notifications of last-minute cancellations all summer long. The number is toll free and you can opt out anytime by texting “stop.”

  • Swim Lesson Levels

    Parent/Child Level 1               

    The goal of the Parent/Child Level 1 class is to provide the parent with bonding time with their child in a fun, enjoyable atmosphere.  Skills covered in this course include exploring buoyancy on the front and back, and introduction to submerging the mouth, nose, and eyes.  Participants will spend the first 15 minutes of each class in the little pool and then move to the big pool for the remainder of the class.  This class will meet Monday -Thursday with Friday as a make-up should the Park District cancel class due to weather.

    Ages 1-3           Min. 4/Max. 6

    Parent/Child Level 2

    This class takes place in the big pool for the entire time.  Skills developed at this level are opening eyes underwater, bobbing, floats, glides, and swimming on front and back with assistance.  This class runs Monday-Thursday with Friday as a make-up should the Park District cancel class due to weather.

    Ages 3-5           Min. 4/Max. 6

    Private Swim Lessons

    The Ottawa Street Pool offers private swimming lessons (1:1 student to instructor ratio) for guests of all ages. Private swim lessons are one-week sessions that meet Monday through Thursday with Friday as a make-up date.  Friday is reserved as a make-up day only if the Park District cancels throughout the session.  The Park District cannot accommodate schedule conflicts.

    Ages 1 & Up    

    Preschool Level 1

    This level encourages young swimmers to be comfortable in and around the water. Games and songs are used in teach supported floating, kicking, front arm movements and various water safety skills. Participants will spend 15 minutes in the little pool and the second half of the class will be spent in the big pool. BB

    Ages 3-5           Min. 2/Max. 6

    Preschool Level 2

    In this level participants will have class in the big pool. They will work on basic aquatic skills (i.e. breath control, submerging, supported and unsupported floats). With assisted instruction and encouraged independence, participants will begin to develop fundamentals for front and back crawl. Basic water safety skills are also covered. BB

    Ages 3-5           Min. 2/Max. 6

    Preschool Level 3

    Participants must have successfully completed preschool level 2 before registering. At this level they will continue to build on their skills from previous levels. They will learn unsupported floating and kicking as well as front crawl and beginning back crawl movements. Basic water safety skills will be covered. All skills will be performed independently.  BB

    Ages 3-5           Min. 2/Max. 6

    Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills

    In this level children will work on under water, opening eyes underwater, bobbing, supported and unsupported floating and kicking, glides, and beginning arm movements. Children will also work on swimming on their front with assistance for two body lengths.  Basic water safety skills are also covered. BB

    Ages 6-12         Min. 3/Max. 8

    Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills

    In this level children will learn unsupported floating and kicking, front crawl movements and beginning back crawl movements, while also learning basic water safety skills. BB

    Ages 6-12         Min. 3/Max. 8

    Level 3: Stroke Development

    This level focuses on improving front crawl, back crawl and learning elementary backstroke. They will build up to swimming 15 yards of front crawl with proper breathing technique and treading water for 30 seconds independently.  Scissors kick, butterfly kick, and headfirst entries into water are introduced at this level also. BB

    Ages 6-12         Min. 3/Max. 8

    Level 4: Stroke Improvement

    Breaststroke and butterfly are introduced at this level. Front and back crawl as well as elementary backstroke are perfected. BB

    Ages 8-15         Min. 3/Max. 8

    Level 5: Stroke Refinement

    Children will practice all competitive strokes and must perform them properly over longer distances (up to 50 yards per stroke). They will learn competitive turns and various deep water surface dives. BB

    Ages 10-15       Min. 3/Max. 8

    Level 6

    Building endurance is the focus of this level. Swimmers will build up to a 500 yard continuous swim and 5 minutes of treading water in addition to learning various surface and springboard dives. BB

    Ages 10-15       Min. 3/Max. 8

  • Parent/Child Swim Sessions

    Parent / Child Level 1

    Jun. 1-4 Jun. 15-18 Jun. 29-Jul. 2 Jul. 13-16 Jul. 27-30
    11:25-11:55a 29601A1 29601B1 29601C1 29601D1 29601E1
    5:50-6:20p 29601A2 29601B2 29601C2 29601D2 29601E2
    R$30/NR$38

    Parent / Child Level 2

    Jun. 8-11 Jun. 22-25 Jul. 6-9 Jul. 20-23 Aug. 3-6
    5:50-6:20p 29602A2 29602B2 29602C2 29602D2 29602E2
    R$30/NR$38
  • Weekday Swim Sessions

     

    June 1 – 4

    PRESCHOOL
    LEVEL 1
    PRESCHOOL
    LEVEL 2
    PRESCHOOL
    LEVEL 3
    LEVEL 1 LEVEL 2 LEVEL 3 LEVEL 4 LEVEL 5 LEVEL 6
    9:05-9:35a 29603A1 29604A1 29606A1 29607A1 29608A1 29609A1
    9:40-10:10a 29603A2 29604A2 29605A2 29606A2 29607A2 29608A2 29609A2 29610A2 29612A1
    10:15-10:45a 29603A3 29604A3 29605A3 29606A3 29607A3 29608A3 29609A3 29610A3 29612A2
    10:50-11:20a 29603A4 29604A4 29606A4 29607A4 29608A4 29609A4
    4:40-5:10p 29603A5 29604A5 29605A5 29606A5 29607A5 29608A5 29609A5
    5:15-5:45p 29603A6 29604A6 29605A6 29606A6 29607A6 29608A6 29609A6 29610A6 29612A3
    R$30/NR$38

    June 8 – 18

    PRESCHOOL
    LEVEL 1
    PRESCHOOL
    LEVEL 2
    PRESCHOOL
    LEVEL 3
    LEVEL 1 LEVEL 2 LEVEL 3 LEVEL 4 LEVEL 5 LEVEL 6
    9:05-9:35a 29603B1 29604B1 29606B1 29607B1 29608B1 29609B1
    9:40-10:10a 29603B2 29604B2 29605B2 29606B2 29607B2 29608B2 29609B2 29610B2 29612B1
    10:15-10:45a 29603B3 29604B3 29605B3 29606B3 29607B3 29608B3 29609B3 29610B3 29612B2
    10:50-11:20a 29603B4 29604B4 29606B4 29607B4 29608B4 29609B4
    4:40-5:10p 29603B5 29604B5 29605B5 29606B5 29607B5 29608B5 29609B5
    5:15-5:45p 29603B6 29604B6 29605B6 29606B6 29607B6 29608B6 29609B6 29610B6 29612B3
    R$55/NR$69

    June 22 – July 2

    PRESCHOOL
    LEVEL 1
    PRESCHOOL
    LEVEL 2
    PRESCHOOL
    LEVEL 3
    LEVEL 1 LEVEL 2 LEVEL 3 LEVEL 4 LEVEL 5 LEVEL 6
    9:05-9:35a 29603C1 29604C1 29606C1 29607C1 29608C1 29609C1
    9:40-10:10a 29603C2 29604C2 29605C2 29606C2 29607C2 29608C2 29609C2 29610C2 29612C1
    10:15-10:45a 29603C3 29604C3 29605C3 29606C3 29607C3 29608C3 29609C3 29610C3 29612C2
    10:50-11:20a 29603C4 29604C4 29606C4 29607C4 29608C4 29609C4
    4:40- 5:10p 29603C5 29604C5 29605C5 29606C5 29607C5 29608C5 29609C5
    5:15- 5:45p 29603C6 29604C6 29605C6 29606C6 29607C6 29608C6 29609C6 29610C6 29612C3

    July 6-16

    PRESCHOOL
    LEVEL 1
    PRESCHOOL
    LEVEL 2
    PRESCHOOL
    LEVEL 3
    LEVEL 1 LEVEL 2 LEVEL 3 LEVEL 4 LEVEL 5 LEVEL 6
    9:05-9:35a 29603D1 29604D1 29606D1 29607D1 29608D1
    9:40-10:10a 29603D2 29604D2 29605D2 29606D2 29607D2 29608D2 29609D2 29610D2 29612D1
    10:15-10:45a 29603D3 29604D3 29605D3 29606D3 29607D3 29608D3 29609D3 29610D3 29612D2
    10:50-11:20a 29603D4 29604D4 29606D4 29607D4 29608D4 29609D4
    4:40-5:10p 29603D5 29604D5 29605D5 29606D5 29607D5 29608D5 29609D5
    5:15-5:45p 29603D6 29604D6 29605D6 29606D6 29607D6 29608D6 29609D6 29610D6 29612D3
     R$55/NR$69

    July 20 – July 30

    PRESCHOOL
    LEVEL 1
    PRESCHOOL
    LEVEL 2
    PRESCHOOL
    LEVEL 3
    LEVEL 1 LEVEL 2 LEVEL 3 LEVEL 4 LEVEL 5 LEVEL 6
    9:05- 9:35a 29603E1 29604E1 29606E1 29607E1 29608E1 29609E1
    9:40- 10:10a 29603E2 29604E2 29605E2 29606E2 29607E2 29608E2 29609E2 29610E2 29612E1
    10:15- 10:45a 29603E3 29604E3 29605E3 29606E3 29607E3 29608E3 29609E3 29610E3 29612E2
    10:50- 11:20a 29603E4 29604E4 29606E4 29607E4 29608E4 29609E4
    4:40- 5:10p 29603E5 29604E5 29605E5 29606E5 29607E5 29608E5 29609E5
    5:15- 5:45p 29603E6 29604E6 29605E6 29606E6 29607E6 29608E6 29609E6 29610E6 29612E3
    R$55/NR$69

    August 3 – 6

    PRESCHOOL
    LEVEL 1
    PRESCHOOL
    LEVEL 2
    PRESCHOOL
    LEVEL 3
    LEVEL 1 LEVEL 2 LEVEL 3 LEVEL 4 LEVEL 5 LEVEL 6
    9:05-9:35a 29603F1 29604F1 29606F1 29607F1 29608F1 29609F1
    9:40-10:10a 29603F2 29604F2 29605F2 29606F2 29607F2 29608F2 29609F2 29610F2 29612F1
    10:15-10:45a 29603F3 29604F3 29605F3 29606F3 29607F3 29608F3 29609F3 29610F3 29612F2
    10:50-11:20a 29603F4 29604F4 29606F4 29607F4 29608F4 29609F4
    4:40-5:10p 29603F5 29604F5 29605F5 29606F5 29607F5 29608F5 29609F5
    5:15-5:45p 29603F6 29604F6 29605F6 29606F6 29607F6 29608F6 29609F6 29610F6 29612F3
    R$30/NR$38
  • Saturday Swim Sessions

    May 30-June 20

    PRESCHOOL
    LEVEL 1
    PRESCHOOL
    LEVEL 2
    LEVEL 1 LEVEL 2 LEVEL 3
    9:05-9:35a 29614A1 29615A1 29617A1 29618A1 29619A1
    9:40-10:10a 29614A2 29615A2 29617A2 29618A2 29619A2
    10:15-10:45a 29614A3 29615A3 29617A3 29618A3 29619A3
    R$30/NR$38

    July 11-August 1

    PRESCHOOL
    LEVEL 1
    PRESCHOOL
    LEVEL 1
    LEVEL 1 LEVEL 2 LEVEL 3
    9:05-9:35a 29614A1 29615A1 29617A1 29618A1 29619A1
    9:40-10:10a 29614A2 29615A2 29617A2 29618A2 29619A2
    10:15-10:45a 29614A3 29615A3 29617A3 29618A3 29619A3
    R$30/NR$38
  • Private Swim Sessions

    Jun. 1-4 Jun. 8-11 Jun. 15-18 Jun. 22-25 Jun. 29-Jul. 2
    9:05-9:35a 29622A1 29622B1 29622C1 29622D1 29622E1
    9:40-10:10a 29622A2 29622B2 29622C2 29622D2 29622E2
    10:15-10:45a 29622A3 29622B3 29622C3 29622D3 29622E3
    10:50-11:20a 29622A4 29622B4 29622C4 29622D4 29622E4
    11:25-11:55a 29622A5 29622B5 29622C5 29622D5 29622E5
    4:40-5:10p 29623A1 29623B1 29623C1 29623D1 29623E1
    5:15-5:45p 29623A2 29623B2 29623C2 29623D2 29623E2
    5:50-6:20p 29623A3 29623B3 29623C3 29623D3 29623E3
    R$75/NR$94
    Jul. 6-9 Jul. 13-16 Jul. 20-24 Jul. 27-30 Aug. 3-6
    9:05-9:35a 29622F1 29622G1 29622H1 29622I1 29622J1
    9:40-10:10a 29622F2 29622G2 29622H2 29622I2 29622J2
    10:15-10:45a 29622F3 29622G3 29622H3 29622I3 29622J3
    10:50-11:20a 29622F4 29622G4 29622H4 29622I4 29622J4
    11:25-11:55a 29622F5 29622G5 29622H5 29622I5 29622J5
    4:40-5:10p 29623F1 29623G1 29623H1 29623I1 29623J1
    5:15-5:45p 29623F2 29623G2 29623H2 29623I2 29623J2
    5:50-6:20p 29623F3 29623G3 29623H3 29623I3 29623J3
    R$75/NR$94

Contact Us

Plainfield Park District
24550 West Renwick Road
Plainfield, IL 60544

(815) 436-8812

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