Swim Lessons

As we begin to move forward with programming, we are happy to announce that we will be bringing back a modified version of our swim lesson program. During COVID-19 we have adjusted our levels of classes, teaching styles and classes sizes to help provide safe instructional environment. Please use the swim lesson participation guide below to determine which class that your child should register for.


Swim Lesson Participation Guide

1) Participants ages 6 months - 2 years will register for Tiny Tots regardless of skill level

Parents/Guardians of participants ages 3 years - 5 years please answer the following questions:

2) Can your child submerge his/her head under water completely?

No – Register for Level 1

Yes – Move to question 3


3) Can your child float on his/her back for 5 seconds and float with his/her face down in the water for 5 seconds?

No – Register for Level 1

Yes – Move to question 4


4) Can your child swim unassisted on his front and back for 3-5 ft.?

No – Register for Level 1

Yes – Register for Level 2


Parents/Guardians of participants ages 6 years - 12 years please answer the following questions:

5) Can your child completely submerge his(her) head under water 5 times?

No – Register for Youth Level 1

Yes – move to question 6


6) Can your child float by him(her)self on the back and the front for 5 seconds?

No – Register for Youth Level 1

Yes – move to question 7


7) Can your child swim unassisted for 5 feet on his(her) front and back?

No – Register for Youth Level 1

Yes –Move to question 8


8) Can your child swim on front crawl for half of the lap pool?

No – Register for Youth Level 2

Yes – Move to question 9


9) Can your child swim back crawl and elementary backstroke for half of the lap pool?

No – Register for Youth Level 2 

Yes – Move to question 10


10) Can your child tread water for 15 seconds in the deep end of the lap pool?

No – Register for Youth Level 2

Yes –Move on to question 11


11) Can your child swim front crawl, back crawl, and elementary backstroke for 25 yards(one length of lap pool)?

No – Register for Youth Level 3

Yes – move onto question 12


12) Can your child swim breaststroke for half the length of the lap pool?

No – Register for Youth Level 3

Yes – move onto question 13


13) Can your child tread water for 30 seconds in the deep end of the lap pool? 

No – Register for Youth Level 3

Yes – Register for Youth Level 4


Once you have established which level to register your child, please visit our registration site and complete all required information.


If you have any questions please email Kevin Timmons at 

kevin.timmons@worthington.org

Currently adult lessons and private lessons are not available. Continue to check back.

Safety is our first priority, so the WPRD staff reserves the right to withdraw or transfer your child from the registered course if he or she does not meet the prerequisites. To receive a refund for swim lessons a 48 hour notice of cancellation is required. 

BY SIGNING UP FOR THIS COURSE YOU ARE AGREEING THAT YOUR CHILD MEETS THE NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS. THE WPRD STAFF RESERVES THE RIGHT TO WITHDRAW/ TRANSFER YOUR CHILD FROM THIS COURSE IF HE OR SHE DOES NOT MEET THE PRE-REQUISITES.