The Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department offers swimming classes throughout the year. We are currently offering the following classes:
Private lessons for all ages ($120.00 must be setup with Vonda Wooten, Aquatics Recreation Manger)
Group Lessons (schedule below)
To find out more information about requirements for various swimming levels check out our Level Placement Guide below.
(TBA/ we cannot host lessons at this time due to social distancing regulations; as information continues to change; we will update ASAP)
Times: Each session offers two time slots: 4pm and 5pm. Classes are 3 week sessions held on Tue & Thur for 45min classes.
Winter Weather Policy: We follow City of Oak Ridge School policy. If city schools are cancelled due to weather we will NOT have class. Please be aware that IF classes are able to be made up, they will be held on a different day (Wed or Sat)
Registration closes 1 week before the new session begins. This is for staffing purposes. We will NOT take late registration. Do not wait until your child completes a session before you sign up for the next, it will be too late.
All lessons are held in the Civic Center Indoor Pool.
All levels are limited by number and based on availability.
How to Register:
Registration will close 1 wk prior to the class starting to ensure instructors placement
Registration is now available online. Payment is due at the time of registration. For further information please call the Recreation and Parks Department, 425-3450 or email Vonda Wooten at firstname.lastname@example.org. Enrollment is limited. The cost is $55 for six 45 minute sessions. If you register online, you will receive a $5.00 discount making the cost only $50.00.
Click here to register: Create an Account and Register
What to bring to class:
Please Bring: swim suit, towel, and a smile (goggles are a good idea, but not necessary)
Any child not fully potty trained needs to wear a proper swim diaper.
Do NOT Bring: floaties, puddle jumpers, full face masks
We will test the swimmers on the first day of class to ensure they are in the proper level.