Swim lessons are run by the guard staff and offer a fun, safe environment for swimmers of all types. 
Registration opens on April 22nd
Session 1: June 10 - June 21st
Rain Dates: Friday, June 14th - 21st
Session 2: June 24th - July 5th
No lessons on July 4th
Rain Dates: Friday June 28th
Session 3: July 8th - July 19th
Rain Dates: Friday July 12th and 19th
Each session is 2 weeks, Monday - Thursday.
No classes on Friday (rain date)
Session Times:
9:00 - 9:35 am
9:40 - 10:15 am
10:20 - 10:55 am

The WSSC offers swim lessons to children 4 years old and older.  In order to join swim lessons, you must first be a member at the WSSC pool. 

$60 per session


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.

LEVEL 1: Minnows

Water Exploration:


Focuses on supported front and back floating, beginning arm movements, an introduction of safety skills, supported kicking on front and back, fully submerging face and more.

LEVEL 2: Turtles

Primary Skills:


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

LEVEL 3: Stingrays

Stroke Readiness:


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

LEVEL 4: Dolphins

Stroke Development:


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

LEVEL5: Sharks

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.


info@westernspringspool.com   |   1300 Hillgrove Ave, Western Springs, IL 60558 |  Open Mon. - Sun. 10 am to 9 pm