Ottawa Street Pool

Opens May 29. Swim Lessons Begin in June.

SWIM LESSONS - Session Fees & Dates

Classes are offered for every swim level. Please see level descriptions below and times offered.
Private swim lessons are available. There will be no classes offered on Saturdays.

SESSION 1

Jun 7-10
M, Tu, W, Th
(make-up Date: F, 6/11)
R$30/NR $38

SESSION 2

Jun 14-24
M, Tu, W, Th, F
(make-up Date: F, 6/25)

R$59/NR $73

SESSION 3

Jun 28-Jul 8
M, Tu, W, Th, F
(make-up Date: F, 7/9)

R$59/NR $73

SESSION 4

Jul 12-22
M, Tu, W, Th, F
(make-up Date: F, 7/23)

R$59/NR $73

SESSION 5

Jul 26-Aug 5
M, Tu, W, Th, F
(make-up Date: F, 8/6)

R$59/NR $73

SESSION 6

Aug 9-12
M, Tu, W, Th
(make-up Date: F, 8/13)

R$30/NR $38

Water Aerobics

Ages 14 & up
This Outdoor Water Aerobics class offers the benefit of a high energy calorie burning without the pull that gravity plays on the body. Experience the cross-training effects that water provides by reducing the impact on your joints, specifically the knees and back. Class will be held in the shallow end of Ottawa Street Pool. Please bring a towel and water bottle. Ages 14+ DS

R$114/NR $114
Min. 10/Max. 14

Location: Ottawa Street Pool

Parent/Child Level 1

Ages 1-3
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.  BB

R $30 /NR $38

Location: Ottawa Street Pool

Pre School Level 1

Ages 3-5
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

R$59/NR $73 
(Week 1 & 6 R$30/NR $38)

Location: Ottawa Street Pool

Pre School Level 2

Ages 3-5
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

R$59/NR $73 
(Session 1 & 6 R$30/NR $38)

Location: Ottawa Street Pool

Pre School Level 3

Ages 3-5
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

R$59/NR $73 
(Session 1 & 6 R$30/NR $38)

Location: Ottawa Street Pool

LEVEL 1: Introduction to Water Skills

Ages 6-12
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

R$59/NR $73 
(Session 1 & 6 R$30/NR $38)

Location: Ottawa Street Pool

LEVEL 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills

Ages 6-12
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

R$59/NR $73 
(Session 1 & 6 R$30/NR $38)

Location: Ottawa Street Pool

LEVEL 3: Stroke Development

Ages  6-12
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

R$59/NR $73 
(Session 1 & 6 R$30/NR $38)

Location: Ottawa Street Pool

LEVEL 4: Stroke Improvement

Ages 6-15
Breaststroke and butterfly are introduced at this level. Front and back crawl as well as elementary backstroke are perfected. BB

R$59/NR $73 
(Session 1 & 6 R$30/NR $38)

Location: Ottawa Street Pool

LEVEL 5: Stroke Refinement

Ages 6-15
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

 

R$59/NR $73 
(Week 1 & 6 R$30/NR $38)

Location: Ottawa Street Pool

Private Swim Lessons

All Ages
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. BB

Those that are placed on the waitlist, staff will make every attempt to take you off the waitlist.

 

R$75/NR $94

Location: Ottawa Street Pool

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