Swim Lessons

SPRING 2017 

Get ready for summer! 


The most comprehensive health and wellness center in the Seacoast! Where our members receive priority scheduling and special Swim Lesson rates! The Works offers lessons with American Red Cross Certified instructors year round in our state-of-the-art Family Aquatics Center! Many levels and class choices with small class size to accommodate the learning process!  


Member Registration: March 20th

Non-Member Registration: March 23rd


No lessons Week of April  23rd-29th

No lessons Memorial Day weekend: May 26th, 27th, 28th & 29th.  (Lessons will be held on the 22nd, 23rd, 24th & 25th)

Last Sunday Lesson 6/4. Last Week of lessons June 6th to 10th.

Once a Week Classes

April 4th – June 10th

No lessons Week of April 23rd-29th

No lessons Memorial day week of May 22nd to 28th



Tuesday PM (first class 4/4-6/6)

4:20-4:50: Level 2 , Level 1 

4:55-5:25: Level 1- Level 2

5:30-6:00: Level 3  Level 1 

6:05 Adult Intermediate

Wednesday Midday (first class 4/5-6/7)

12:55-1:25: Level 1

1:30-2:00: Level 2

2:05-2:35: Level 3

Thursday Evening (first class 4/6-6/8) 

4:20-4:50: Level 2 , Level 1

4:55-5:25: Level 4, Level 2

5:30-6:00: Level 3, Level 1

6:05-6:35: Adult Beginner


Friday Morning (first class 4/7-6/9)

9:00-9:30: PC, Level 1, Level 2

9:35-10:05: WD w/parent, Level 1, Level 3

10:10-10:40: Level 1, Level 2, Level 3

Friday Evening (first class 4/7-6/9)

4:20-4:50: Level 1, Level 4 

4:55-5:25: Level 2

4:55-5:40: STP JR (45 minutes)

5:30-6:00: Level 1

5:45-6:45: STP

Saturdays (first class 4/8-6/10)

8:25-8:55: Level 3, Level 1 , Level 2, WD w/parent

9:00-9:30: PC, Level 1, Level 3 , Level 2

9:35-10:05: Level 1, Level 2 , Level 3, Level 4

10:10-10:40: Level 1, Level 2, Level 3

10:45-11:15: Level 1, Level 2

Sunday (first class 4/2-6/4)

9:00-9:30: PC, Level 1

9:35-10:05: PC, Level 2

10:10-10:40: WD w/Parent, Level 3

Twice a Week Classes

Four-week session

Session 1: April 4- May 4

Session 2: May 9-May –June 1 

Tuesday/Thursday PM

4:20-4:50 Level 1, Level 2

4:55-5:25 Level 2, Level 3

5:30-6:00 Level 1, Level 2

Class Descriptions


For children up to 2 yrs old. Parent & child in water together. Class includes participating in water activities & songs while incorporating fundamental swimming skills.

Water Drop w/ Parent

For the older child (over 2yrs) who is still not ready to be in a class without parent. Working on fundamental skills, with fun & songs.

Level 1 (Ages 3 and up)

This is an introductory class for students who are ready to be in a class without a parent. This class has a maximum number of 4 students. This class requires the child to stand on a dock (platform) in the water. In some cases it is best if the parent is out of eyesight until they are comfortable. Participants need to be able to follow directions. (It is not unusual for a child to take level 1 more than once).

We will work on the fundamentals: blowing bubbles, flutter kick, “scooping", jumping in, floating on our front and back with assistance and retrieving an object at arms length underwater practicing getting our eyes in the water.

Level II (Must pass Level 1)

Swimmers signing up for this class should be able to swim 5yds on front and back without assistance. (without flotation device…). He/She should also be able to put their face in the water (“eyes-in”). It is not unusual for a child to take level 2 more than once to build endurance for level 3.

This class lays the foundation for future strokes on front and back. We will work on many skills including: simultaneous and alternating arm & leg action*, bobbing, retrieving objects off the bottom of the shallow end.

*Front crawl/back crawl/ elementary backstroke

Level III (Must pass Level 2)

Swimmers signing up for this class should be able to swim width of pool on front and back comfortably, and retrieve object off the bottom of the shallow end.

This level concentrates on Stroke Development. Swimmers will learn to coordinate front and back crawl along with rotary breathing. The scissor kick will be introduced along with the dolphin kick, treading water and surface dives. You must be proficient in front and back crawl to move on to Level 4.

Level IV (Must pass Level 3)

Swimmers signing up for this class will be expected to be capable of swimming in the lap pool. Swimmers should be able to do front crawl w/rotary breathing. In this level we develop confidence and endurance in learned strokes and improve other aquatic skills. We will learn butterfly, breaststroke and sidestroke while improving our front and back crawl. You must be able to swim 25yds of breaststroke and butterfly to move onto Swim Team Prep.

Lesson Pricing

Parent/Child (PC), Water Drop w/Parent (WD w/P)

Level 3, Level 4, Adult Beginner

Members $67.00

Non-Members $101.00

Level 1, Level 2

Members $74.00

Non-Members $108.00 


Midday Lesson Pricing (all levels)

Member $62.00

Non-member $82.50

Swim Team Prep Jr (STP) 45 Minutes

Members $98.00

Non-Members $134.00

Swim Team Prep 1 Hour

Members $124.00

Non-Members $165.00

Important Information

  • There are no refunds once the session has started. Due to the high demand and limited spaces for swim lessons, refunds are not available except in cases where we have to cancel a class due to low enrollment. 
  • Classes with less than 2 participants will be canceled.
  • $10.00 Fee for changes. 
  • Please review class descriptions prior to registering.
  • Lessons must be paid in full at time of booking.
  • No make-ups or credits due to missed classes by participants or for classes cancelled due to inclement weather.
  • If there is a two hour delay there would be no morning swim session, but we may have mid-day or evening- weather pending. If there is a cancellation morning and mid-day classes would be cancelled and evening classes would be held weather pending.  Decisions would be made by 2:00. 
  • Class Levels & Times are subject to change based on demand. 
  • Weekend Snow Days: please call The Works to confirm that we are open and lessons are being held.

Please NOTE, the Family Aquatics Center is CLOSED during Swim Lessons
from 4:15-6:00pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Call For Most Current Information: 742-2163 x741