SWIM LESSONS

Swim lessons are run by the guard staff and offer a fun, safe environment for swimmers of all types. 

2022 Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons Open April 11th

The WSSC offers swim lessons to children 3 years old and older.  

You must be a member of the Western Springs pool to participate.

Lessons missed due to weather will be made up on Friday of each session.

2022 SCHEDULE
Session 1: June 13th to June 23rd

Session 2: June 27th to July 7th

Session 3:July 11th to July 22nd

Session 4: July 25th to August 4th
SESSION TIMES

9:00 - 9:35 am

9:40 - 10:15 am

10:20 - 10:55 am

To register for swim lessons click here.

$75 per session

LEVEL DESCRIPTIONS

Your swimmer will be placed into a level the first day of the swim session. Each swimmer will be evaluated and placed accordingly. Swimmer are able to move levels through the course of the two week session.

White Group

Listen and Follow Directions

Unassisted submersion for 5 seconds while blowing nose bubbles

Assisted Front/Back Floats with head in proper position.  

Red Group

Primary Skills:

 

Introduces unsupported floating with kicks, rhythmic breathing, elementary freestyle, backstroke orientation, holding breath underwater and more.

Yellow Group

Stroke Readiness:

 

Includes improving skill competency, deep-water work, including elementary backstroke, treading water and proficient freestyle arm and leg movements.

Blue Group

Stroke Development:

 

Provides a solid reinforcement of the foundation strokes. Breaststroke is introduced along with basic diving.

Green Group

Stroke Refinement & Efficiency:

 

Includes a review of backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle. Butterfly and surface dives are introduced. This level is a good preparation for children interested in joining the swim team.