Swim Lessons

Group Swim Lessons 

Teaching confidence one lesson at a time. Come make a splash at one of our city pools this spring learning or practicing your swimming skills! We will be offering lessons beginning in April and continuing through October!  Registration for spring lessons will be open on March 2nd.  Check back for dates and times for summer and fall sessions!

Fees:  City Residents:  $51.75 / Non-City Residents: $78.25. Proof of residency (GRU Bill or Voter ID card) is required at time of registration.

Swim Test:  If you are unsure of what level your child should be for swim lessons, please take a swim test at either pool, Monday–Friday, 4 pm–7 pm. This swim test will only take 5 minutes. If you choose not to take a swim test, we reserve the right to move your child into the appropriate level or refund your money if the class is full.

How to Register
In person:
PRCA's Administrative Office, Thomas Center, Building B, 3rd Floor, 306 NE Sixth Avenue
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m, Phone: 352-334-5067


Swim Lesson Parent Orientation Packet

For current registration information, please click on the drop-down to view the information:

Swim Level Information

Ages for Group Lessons:
Aqua Baby: 6 months–36 months (parent in water with child) 
Pre-School: 3–5 years
Learn to Swim: 6–12 years
Adult Beginner: 13 years and older

Read below for details on swim level prerequisites.

Swim Test:  If you are unsure of what level your child should be place in for swim lessons, swim tests are available at either pool, Monday–Friday, 4 pm–7 pm. This swim test should only take about 5 minutes. We reserve the right to move any child incorrectly placed to the appropriate level or refund payment if the level is full.

Exit Skills Assessment: All Children with the exception of Aqua Babies must pass an Exit Skills Assessment Test by the end of each session to determine if they are able to move up to the next level. Instructors will notify parents on student’s progression throughout the session.

Private Swim Lessons

Interested in racing a biathlon, triathlon or joining a club swim team? Maybe you just want to get better? Instructors will customize to meet your individual needs!

For ages 3 and Older. 
Youth 10 and under, parent / guardian MUST be present on deck.

Price: City Resident * $51.75/Non-City Resident $78.25
*GRU Bill or Voter ID card required for verification. Prices effective Oct. 1, 2019.

Pool Locations:
Dwight H. Hunter Pool (Northeast) NE 
1100 NE 14th Street, Pool phone: 352-334-2191

Four Saturdays each session-
Session 1: Hunter Pool: April 4,11,18,25
Session 2: Hunter Pool: May 2, 9,16, 23
Session 3: Cherry Pool: June 6
Session 3: Hunter Pool: June 13, 20, 27
Session 4: Hunter Pool: July 11, 18, 25, Aug 1
Session 5: Hunter Pool: Aug 8, 15, 22, 29
Session 6: Hunter Pool: Sept 5, 12, 19, 26

Times: 10:00 am–2:00 pm, classes every 30 minutes
One student per class;  two classes per 1/2 hour. 


Register Online

Mickle Pool Swimming Lessons 

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Check back next year in June 2020.

Pool is still open! On Thursday and Friday nights Mickle Pool offers extended hours for family swim time! From 5–7 pm, admission to the pool will be FREE as we encourage families to come out and enjoy time together at the pool.