Swim Lessons

Learning to swim is an important life skill at any age. Develop swimming competency, confidence and endurance in a safe and fun environment.  JCPRD offers a variety of group swim lessons available on weekday mornings, weekday evenings or Saturday mornings.

Session Schedule

Weekday Morning Lessons

Each session includes (8) 30-minute lessons.

Each session is Monday - Thursday for two weeks. Fridays are reserved as make-up days.

Location: Roeland Park Aquatic Center


Session 1
Session 2
Session Start Date
Monday, June 3rd
Monday, June 17th
Session End Date
Thursday, June 13th
Thursday, June 27th
Last Day of Registration
Wednesday, May 22nd
Wednesday, June 5th
Fees (RP Res | Non Res)
$60.00 | $66.00
$60.00 | $66.00
9:00 am - 9:30 am (levels offered)
Aqua Tot, Novice
Aqua Tot, Novice
9:35 am - 10:05 am (levels offered)
Aqua Tot, Advanced Novice
Aqua Tot, Advanced Novice
10:10 am - 10:40 am (levels offered)
Novice, Intermediate
Novice, Intermediate
10:45 am - 11:15 am (levels offered)
Parent Tot, Aqua Tot
Parent Tot, Aqua Tot



Session 3
Session 4
Session Start Date
Monday, July 8th
Monday, July 22nd
Session End Date
Thursday, July 18th
Thursday, August 1st
Last Day of Registration
Wednesday, June 26th
Wednesday, July 10th
Fees (RP Res | Non Res)
$60.00 | $66.00
$60.00 | $66.00
9:00 am - 9:30 am (levels offered)
Aqua Tot, Novice
Aqua Tot, Novice
9:35 am - 10:05 am (levels offered)
Aqua Tot, Advanced Novice
Aqua Tot, Advanced Novice
10:10 am - 10:40 am (levels offered)
Novice, Intermediate
Novice, Intermediate
10:45 am - 11:15 am (levels offered)
Parent Tot, Aqua Tot
Parent Tot, Aqua Tot


Weekday Evening Lessons

Each session includes (8) 30-minute lessons.

Each session is Monday - Thursday for two weeks. Fridays are reserved as make-up days.

Location: Roeland Park Aquatic Center


Session 1
Session 2
Session Start Date
Monday, June 3rd
Monday, June 17th
Session End Date
Thursday, June 13th
Thursday, June 27th
Last Day of Registration
Wednesday, May 22nd
Wednesday, June 5th
Fees (RP Res | Non Res)
$60.00 | $66.00
$60.00 | $66.00
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm (levels offered)
Aqua Tot, Novice, Advanced Novice
Aqua Tot, Novice, Advanced Novice
5:35 pm - 6:05 pm (levels offered)
Aqua Tot, Novice, Intermediate
Aqua Tot, Novice, Intermediate
6:15 pm - 6:45 pm (levels offered)
Parent Tot, Aqua Tot, Novice
Parent Tot, Aqua Tot, Novice



Session 3
Session 4
Session Start Date
Monday, July 8th
Monday, July 22nd
Session End Date
Thursday, July 18th
Thursday, August 1st
Last Day of Registration
Wednesday, June 26th
Wednesday, July 10th
Fees (RP Res | Non Res)
$60.00 | $66.00
$60.00 | $66.00
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm (levels offered)
Aqua Tot, Novice, Advanced Novice
Aqua Tot, Novice, Advanced Novice
5:35 pm - 6:05 pm (levels offered)
Aqua Tot, Novice, Intermediate
Aqua Tot, Novice, Intermediate
6:15 pm - 6:45 pm (levels offered)
Parent Tot, Aqua Tot, Novice
Parent Tot, Aqua Tot, Novice


Saturday Morning Lessons

Each session includes (8) 30-minute lessons.

Location: Roeland Park Aquatic Center


Session 1
Session Start Date
Saturday, June 8th
Session End Date
Saturday, July 27th
Last Day of Registration
Wednesday, May 29th
Fees (RP Res | Non Res)
$60.00 | $66.00
9:30 am - 10:00 am (levels offered)
Aqua Tot, Novice, Advanced Novice
10:05 am - 10:35 am (levels offered)
Aqua Tot, Novice, Intermediate
10:40 am - 11:10 am (levels offered)
Parent Tot, Aqua Tot, Novice

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Swim Lesson Level Descriptions

Parent & Tot

(Ages 6 months to 2 1/2 years)

This program is a water orientation program for both tots and their parents. Participants are led through various class exercises which focus on water adjustment, blowing bubbles, getting their face wet, basic fundamentals required for proper body alignment, kicking and eventual submersion.  Both child and parent participate in the water for this program.

Aqua Tot 

(Ages 2 1/2 years - 5 years)

Participants explore basic skills through repetition and muscle memory while encouraging safety in the water. Water adjustment, blowing bubbles, getting face wet, kicking with flotation devices as well as independently, prone glide (superman), back float, and introduction of front crawl stroke. 

Novice 

(Ages 5 years - 12 years)

Participants are led through various class exercises which focus on holding their breath underwater, prone glide (superman), back float, front crawl stroke, elementary backstroke, and deep water introduction.

Advanced Novice 

(Skill based program, not age specific. Typically Ages 6-12 years)

This program is designed for participants who know the basics of swimming, but would like to learn more advanced swimming skills. Skills refined during this program include front crawl stroke with rythmic breathing, elementary backstroke, and backstroke, introduction of breaststroke, treading water and endurance. 

Intermediate

(Skill based program, not age specific. Typically 6-12 years)

This program is designed for participants who have a solid understanding of the basic fundamentals of swimming and want to increase their swim stroke refinement and obtain endurance training. Skills refined during this program include freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, introduction to flip turns and endurance training. 


Registration

Participants can register for the Masters program online, by phone or in person. 

1. To register online please use the "Register for Swim Lessons" button above. 

2. To register by phone at 913-831-3359 or 913-831-3342 TDD (for hearing impaired). 

3. To register in person please visit the following locations:

   *  Antioch Park Registration Office: Building D

   * Roeland Park Community Center 

   * Roeland Park Aquatic Center (during season)


Rainout Line

As a participant if you are concerned with the weather and if lessons are canceled. Please check the JCPRD Swim Lesson Rainout Line at (913) 686-6030 ext. 13. Please do not call the Roeland Park Aquatic Center as this line will be updated as soon as a decision has been made.