The Decatur Park District offers summer swim lessons from for ages 6 months – adult. All lessons will take place at the Fairview Family Aquatic Center. If you have questions regarding placement, call Danita at 429-3472. For information regarding the cancellation of swim lessons due to weather, please visit our Cancellations & Closures page or call the Rainout Line at 427-488, ext. 2.

 

Registration Dates: Session 2, Section A & B: June 28 ($5 late fee begins July 5)
Fee: $36 ($32 with resident discount)
Location: Fairview Family Aquatic Center

 

Class Dates                                                                                                                                                                    

  • Session 2, Section A (July 9 – Aug. 1)                                                                                                                                                                             
  • Session 2, Section B (July 10 – Aug. 2)

Summer Swim Lessons

Parent/Child (6 months - 2 years)

The Parent/Child class allows children to adjust to the water. Parents will learn how to prevent aquatic emergencies and enjoy their children’s interaction with others in the pool.
CodeDayDateTime
300502-01M/WJune 4 - 279:45 - 10:20 a.m.
300502-02M/WJune 4 - 2710:30 - 11:05 a.m.
300502-03M/WJune 4 - 275:30 - 6:05 p.m.
300502-04M/WJune 4 - 276:15 - 6:50 p.m.
300502-05T/ThJune 5 - 289:45 - 10:20 a.m.
300502-06T/ThJune 5 - 2810:30 - 11:05 a.m.
300502-07T/ThJune 5 - 285:30 - 6:05 p.m.
300502-08T/ThJune 5 - 286:15 - 6:50 p.m.
300502-09M/WJuly 9 - August 19:45 - 10:20 a.m.
300502-10M/WJuly 9 - August 110:30 - 11:05 a.m.
300502-11M/WJuly 9 - August 15:30 - 6:05 p.m.
300502-12M/WJuly 9 - August 16:15 - 6:50 p.m.
300502-13T/ThJuly 10 - August 29:45 - 10:20 a.m.
300502-14T/ThJuly 10 - August 210:30 - 11:05 a.m.
300502-15T/ThJuly 10 - August 25:30 - 6:05 p.m.
300502-16T/ThJuly 10 - August 26:15 - 6:50 p.m.

Starfish (3 – 5)

Children enjoy their first experiences in the pool without parental assistance. Participants will feel confident in the water while learning basic swimming and safety skills.

CodeDayDateTime
300503-01M/WJune 4 - 279:45 - 10:20 a.m.
300503-02M/WJune 4 - 2710:30 - 11:05 a.m.
300503-03M/WJune 4 - 275:30 - 6:05 p.m.
300503-04M/WJune 4 - 276:15 - 6:50 p.m.
300503-05T/ThJune 5 - 289:45 - 10:20 a.m.
300503-06T/ThJune 5 - 2810:30 - 11:05 a.m.
300503-07T/ThJune 5 - 285:30 - 6:05 p.m.
300503-08T/ThJune 5 - 286:15 - 6:50 p.m.
300503-09M/WJuly 9 - August 19:45 - 10:20 a.m.
300503-10M/WJuly 9 - August 110:30 - 11:05 a.m.
300503-11
M/WJuly 9 - August 15:30 - 6:05 p.m.
300503-12M/WJuly 9 - August 16:15 - 6:50 p.m.
300503-13T/ThJuly 10 - August 29:45 - 10:20 a.m.
300503-14T/ThJuly 10 - August 210:30 - 11:05 a.m.
300503-15T/ThJuly 10 - August 25:30 - 6:05 p.m.
300503-16T/ThJuly 10 - August 26:15 - 6:50 p.m.

Gus & Goldie (5 – 7)

For swimmers who have mastered Starfish skills and are able to go under water on their own. Front and back floats, kicks, and the front stroke will be covered.

CodeDayDateTime
300504-01M/WJune 4 - 279:45 - 10:20 a.m.
300504-02M/WJune 4 - 2710:30 - 11:05 a.m.
300504-03M/WJune 4 - 275:30 - 6:05 p.m.
300504-04M/WJune 4 - 276:15 - 6:50 p.m.
300504-05T/ThJune 5 - 289:45 - 10:20 a.m.
300504-06T/ThJune 5 - 2810:30 - 11:05 a.m
300504-07T/ThJune 5 - 285:30 - 6:05 p.m.
300504-08T/ThJune 5 - 286:15 - 6:50 p.m.
300504-09M/WJuly 9 - August 19:45 - 10:20 a.m.
300504-10M/WJuly 9 - August 110:30 - 11:05 a.m.
300504-11M/WJuly 9 - August 15:30 - 6:05 p.m.
300504-12M/WJuly 9 - August 16:15 - 6:50 p.m.
300504-13T/ThJuly 10 - August 29:45 - 10:20 a.m.
300504-14T/ThJuly 10 - August 210:30 - 11:05 a.m.
300504-15T/ThJuly 10 - August 25:30 - 6:05 p.m.
300504-16T/ThJuly 10 - August 26:15 - 6:50 p.m.

Beginner

For swimmers who have completed the Gus & Goldie level or can complete front/back float with little or no assistance. Proper breathing techniques and the back crawl will be covered.

CodeDayDateTime
300505-01M/WJune 4 - 279:45 - 10:20 a.m.
300505-02M/WJune 4 - 2710:30 - 11:05 a.m.
300505-03M/WJune 4 - 275:30 - 6:05 p.m.
300505-04M/WJune 4 - 276:15 - 6:50 p.m.
300505-05T/ThJune 5 - 289:45 - 10:20 a.m.
300505-06T/ThJune 5 - 2810:30 - 11:05 a.m.
300505-07T/ThJune 5 - 285:30 - 6:05 p.m.
300505-08T/ThJune 5 - 286:15 - 6:50 p.m.
300505-09M/WJuly 9 - August 19:45 - 10:20 a.m.
300505-10M/WJuly 9 - August 110:30 - 11:05 a.m.
300505-11M/WJuly 9 - August 15:30 - 6:05 p.m.
300505-12M/WJuly 9 - August 16:15 - 6:50 p.m.
300505-13T/ThJuly 10 - August 29:45 - 10:20 a.m.
300505-14T/ThJuly 10 - August 210:30 - 11:05 a.m.
300505-15T/ThJuly 10 - August 25:30 - 6:05 p.m.
300505-16T/ThJuly 10 - August 26:15 - 6:50 p.m.

Advanced Beginner

For swimmers who have completed the Beginner level and can swim front stroke for 15 yards. Participants will perfect front and back stroke and begin learning breast stroke and diving. Children must be comfortable in deep water.

CodeDayDateTime
300506-01M/WJune 4 - 279:45 - 10:20 a.m.
300506-02M/WJune 4 - 2710:30 - 11:05 a.m.
300506-03M/WJune 4 - 275:30 - 6:05 p.m.
300506-04M/WJune 4 - 276:15 - 6:50 p.m.
300506-05T/ThJune 5 - 289:45 - 10:20 a.m.
300506-06T/ThJune 5 - 2810:30 - 11:05 a.m.
300506-07T/ThJune 5 - 285:30 - 6:05 p.m.
300506-08T/ThJune 5 - 286:15 - 6:50 p.m.
300506-09M/WJuly 9 - August 19:45 - 10:20 a.m.
300506-10M/WJuly 9 - August 110:30 - 11:05 a.m.
300506-11M/WJuly 9 - August 15:30 - 6:05 p.m.
300506-12M/WJuly 9 - August 16:15 - 6:50 p.m.
300506-13T/ThJuly 10 - August 29:45 - 10:20 a.m.
300506-14T/ThJuly 10 - August 210:30 - 11:05 a.m.
300506-15T/ThJuly 10 - August 25:30 - 6:05 p.m.
300506-16T/ThJuly 10 - August 26:15 - 6:50 p.m.

Intermediate

This class is designed for swimmers who have completed the Advanced Beginner level and can perform front and back stroke for 25 yards. Children will continue to perfect breast stroke, dives, and build their endurance.

CodeDayDateTime
300507-01M/WJune 4 - 2710:30 - 11:05 a.m.
300507-02M/WJune 4 - 276:15 - 6:50 p.m.
300507-03T/ThJune 5 - 289:45 - 10:20 a.m.
300507-04T/ThJune 5 - 285:30 - 6:05 p.m.
300507-05M/WJuly 9 - August 110:30 - 11:05 a.m.
300507-06M/WJuly 9 - August 16:15 - 6:50 p.m.
300507-07T/ThJuly 10 - August 29:45 - 10:20 a.m.
300507-08T/ThJuly 10 - August 25:30 - 6:05 p.m.

Swimmer

For those who have completed the Intermediate level or are looking to strengthen their swimming strokes. Participants will begin learning the butterfly stroke, while building endurance and perfecting all swimming strokes and dives

CodeDayDateTime
300508-01M/WJune 4 - 2710:30 - 11:05 a.m.
300508-02M/WJune 4 - 276:15 - 6:50 p.m.
300508-03T/ThJune 5 - 289:45 - 10:20 a.m.
300508-04T/ThJune 5 - 285:30 - 6:05 p.m.
300508-05M/WJuly 9 - August 110:30 - 11:05 a.m.
300508-06M/WJuly 9 - August 16:15 - 6:50 p.m.
300508-07T/ThJuly 10 - August 29:45 - 10:20 a.m.
300508-08T/ThJuly 10 - August 25:30 - 6:05 p.m.

Adult (16 & up)

Adults can become familiar with the water or brush up on their swimming skills. Instructors will work at each individual’s level.

CodeDayDateTime
300509-01M/WJune 4 - 276:15 - 6:50 p.m.
300509-02T/ThJuly 10 - August 26:15 - 6:50 p.m.