6mo–3yrs

  • Make Friends: meet other parents interested in teaching their child the basics of learning to swim through games and songs.
  • Build Skills: some of the skills you will learn include learning how to hold and assist your child, entering and exiting the water safely, splashing and kicking, getting face wet, blowing bubbles and bobbing, assisted front and back floats, and towing.
  • Water Safe: introduction to water and water-safety awareness for the pool and at home.
  • For Life: parents and children begin to build water-safety knowledge and beginner swimming skills.


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    Get fit, learn and play all while enjoying some quality time together! Our parented programs are fun for you AND your kids!

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    With continuous lessons, members sign up for a convenient time slot that continues throughout the year. 

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    Come make a splash with us! Our centres offer public swim times for you and your family. Drop in for a swim!