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Saturday June 15, 2024
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Hike-June 15th: Summer Tree Identification - June 15th: Summer Tree Identification
Leader: Nick KrempThere will be a focus on basic tree identification, but we might also find some mushrooms, flowers, birds, or other creatures along the way.Date: June 15th, 2024Time: 9:00-11:00amSite: Barrett ParkAges: AllCost: Free
 
Monday June 17, 2024
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Adult Yoga - Adult Yoga: Mondays
Come relax your mind, strengthen your body, improve balance, and release tension in this 60 minute Hatha yoga practice. Each class will include active and restorative postures, breath work, and guided meditation. Bring a yoga mat, blanket, and a bottle of water. Yoga strap and blocks are optional. All levels welcome!Instructor: Marissa FratoniDate: June 3-June 24 (4 weeks)Days: MondaysTime: 6:00-7:00pmAges: 18 & olderCost: $65 Res/$85 Non-ResSite: Barrett Park Program Building                    OR Date: May 29-June 19 (4 weeks)Days: WednesdaysTime: 11:30am-12:30pmAges: 18 & olderCost: $65 Res/$85 Non-ResSite: Barrett Park Program Building
 
Wednesday June 19, 2024
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Adult Yoga - Adult Yoga: Wednesdays
Come relax your mind, strengthen your body, improve balance, and release tension in this 60 minute Hatha yoga practice. Each class will include active and restorative postures, breath work, and guided meditation. Bring a yoga mat, blanket, and a bottle of water. Yoga strap and blocks are optional. All levels welcome!Instructor: Marissa FratoniDate: June 3-June 24 (4 weeks)Days: MondaysTime: 6:00-7:00pmAges: 18 & olderCost: $65 Res/$85 Non-ResSite: Barrett Park Program Building                    OR Date: May 29-June 19 (4 weeks)Days: WednesdaysTime: 11:30am-12:30pmAges: 18 & olderCost: $65 Res/$85 Non-ResSite: Barrett Park Program Building
 
Saturday June 22, 2024
4:05 PM - 6:30 PM    WooSox Flight Deck Tickets- June 22, 2024 - WooSox Flight Deck Tickets- June 22, 2024
Come join the Leominster Recreation Department for a night out at Polar Park as the WooSox take on the Rochester Red Wings on Saturday, June 22nd at 4:05 p.m. You get the unique experience to sit in the Flight Deck located in the lower level in right center field! The cost of the program includes game ticket and a $12.00 dollar credit built into each ticket for concessions at the park. Tickets are limited so sign up and watch the future stars of the Boston Red Sox! Once registered, pick up your tickets at the Recreation Department office at 40 Barrett Parkway by Friday, June 21st!DATE: Saturday, June 22, 2024AGES: 5 and up (Must be accompanied by an adult)TIME: Game time-4:05pmCOST: $30.00 per person (Game ticket on the Flight Deck and a $12 ballpark credit)
 
Monday June 24, 2024
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 6 - Session 1 - Level 6: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Gym Class Games with Skyhawks - Gym Class Games with Skyhawks
Skyhawks provides a wide variety of fun, safe and positive programs that emphasize critical lessons in sports and life, such as teamwork, respect and sportsmanship. Our programs are designed to give each child a positive introduction into sports while fostering a lifelong love foran active, healthy lifestyle. For this program, our patient and knowledgeable staff use a variety of your favorite gym class skill-building games and activities to give each athlete a complete understanding and overview of many different popular sports and games. Sports and games include dodgeball, capture the flag, ultimate frisbee, kickball, wiffle ball, 4 square, flag football, team handball and many more. Participants should bring multiple water bottles, two snacks, sunscreen and wear appropriate athletic attire. Every child receives an award certificate and Skyhawks t-shirt.*Please note that the Skyhawks Programs are outdoor programs and in the event that it is forecasted to have severe weather, the program will be cancelled for that day.DATES: June 24 - 28, 2024DAYS: Monday - FridayAGES: 7 - 12TIMES: 9:00am - 12:00pmCOST: $140 Res./$160 Non-Res.SITE: Barrett Park Field
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 6 - Session 1 - Level 6: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Adult Yoga - Adult Yoga: Mondays
Come relax your mind, strengthen your body, improve balance, and release tension in this 60 minute Hatha yoga practice. Each class will include active and restorative postures, breath work, and guided meditation. Bring a yoga mat, blanket, and a bottle of water. Yoga strap and blocks are optional. All levels welcome!Instructor: Marissa FratoniDate: June 3-June 24 (4 weeks)Days: MondaysTime: 6:00-7:00pmAges: 18 & olderCost: $65 Res/$85 Non-ResSite: Barrett Park Program Building                    OR Date: May 29-June 19 (4 weeks)Days: WednesdaysTime: 11:30am-12:30pmAges: 18 & olderCost: $65 Res/$85 Non-ResSite: Barrett Park Program Building
 
Tuesday June 25, 2024
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 6 - Session 1 - Level 6: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Gym Class Games with Skyhawks - Gym Class Games with Skyhawks
Skyhawks provides a wide variety of fun, safe and positive programs that emphasize critical lessons in sports and life, such as teamwork, respect and sportsmanship. Our programs are designed to give each child a positive introduction into sports while fostering a lifelong love foran active, healthy lifestyle. For this program, our patient and knowledgeable staff use a variety of your favorite gym class skill-building games and activities to give each athlete a complete understanding and overview of many different popular sports and games. Sports and games include dodgeball, capture the flag, ultimate frisbee, kickball, wiffle ball, 4 square, flag football, team handball and many more. Participants should bring multiple water bottles, two snacks, sunscreen and wear appropriate athletic attire. Every child receives an award certificate and Skyhawks t-shirt.*Please note that the Skyhawks Programs are outdoor programs and in the event that it is forecasted to have severe weather, the program will be cancelled for that day.DATES: June 24 - 28, 2024DAYS: Monday - FridayAGES: 7 - 12TIMES: 9:00am - 12:00pmCOST: $140 Res./$160 Non-Res.SITE: Barrett Park Field
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 6 - Session 1 - Level 6: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
Wednesday June 26, 2024
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 6 - Session 1 - Level 6: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Gym Class Games with Skyhawks - Gym Class Games with Skyhawks
Skyhawks provides a wide variety of fun, safe and positive programs that emphasize critical lessons in sports and life, such as teamwork, respect and sportsmanship. Our programs are designed to give each child a positive introduction into sports while fostering a lifelong love foran active, healthy lifestyle. For this program, our patient and knowledgeable staff use a variety of your favorite gym class skill-building games and activities to give each athlete a complete understanding and overview of many different popular sports and games. Sports and games include dodgeball, capture the flag, ultimate frisbee, kickball, wiffle ball, 4 square, flag football, team handball and many more. Participants should bring multiple water bottles, two snacks, sunscreen and wear appropriate athletic attire. Every child receives an award certificate and Skyhawks t-shirt.*Please note that the Skyhawks Programs are outdoor programs and in the event that it is forecasted to have severe weather, the program will be cancelled for that day.DATES: June 24 - 28, 2024DAYS: Monday - FridayAGES: 7 - 12TIMES: 9:00am - 12:00pmCOST: $140 Res./$160 Non-Res.SITE: Barrett Park Field
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 6 - Session 1 - Level 6: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
Thursday June 27, 2024
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 6 - Session 1 - Level 6: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Gym Class Games with Skyhawks - Gym Class Games with Skyhawks
Skyhawks provides a wide variety of fun, safe and positive programs that emphasize critical lessons in sports and life, such as teamwork, respect and sportsmanship. Our programs are designed to give each child a positive introduction into sports while fostering a lifelong love foran active, healthy lifestyle. For this program, our patient and knowledgeable staff use a variety of your favorite gym class skill-building games and activities to give each athlete a complete understanding and overview of many different popular sports and games. Sports and games include dodgeball, capture the flag, ultimate frisbee, kickball, wiffle ball, 4 square, flag football, team handball and many more. Participants should bring multiple water bottles, two snacks, sunscreen and wear appropriate athletic attire. Every child receives an award certificate and Skyhawks t-shirt.*Please note that the Skyhawks Programs are outdoor programs and in the event that it is forecasted to have severe weather, the program will be cancelled for that day.DATES: June 24 - 28, 2024DAYS: Monday - FridayAGES: 7 - 12TIMES: 9:00am - 12:00pmCOST: $140 Res./$160 Non-Res.SITE: Barrett Park Field
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 6 - Session 1 - Level 6: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
Friday June 28, 2024
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 6 - Session 1 - Level 6: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Gym Class Games with Skyhawks - Gym Class Games with Skyhawks
Skyhawks provides a wide variety of fun, safe and positive programs that emphasize critical lessons in sports and life, such as teamwork, respect and sportsmanship. Our programs are designed to give each child a positive introduction into sports while fostering a lifelong love foran active, healthy lifestyle. For this program, our patient and knowledgeable staff use a variety of your favorite gym class skill-building games and activities to give each athlete a complete understanding and overview of many different popular sports and games. Sports and games include dodgeball, capture the flag, ultimate frisbee, kickball, wiffle ball, 4 square, flag football, team handball and many more. Participants should bring multiple water bottles, two snacks, sunscreen and wear appropriate athletic attire. Every child receives an award certificate and Skyhawks t-shirt.*Please note that the Skyhawks Programs are outdoor programs and in the event that it is forecasted to have severe weather, the program will be cancelled for that day.DATES: June 24 - 28, 2024DAYS: Monday - FridayAGES: 7 - 12TIMES: 9:00am - 12:00pmCOST: $140 Res./$160 Non-Res.SITE: Barrett Park Field
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 6 - Session 1 - Level 6: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
Monday July 1, 2024
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 6 - Session 1 - Level 6: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:00 AM - 2:45 PM    Little Flamingos- Ages 2.9-5 - Little Flamingos: Week 1- 7/1-7/3
This program is designed for ages 2.9-5. All preschoolers must be potty trained. The children will interact with peers giving them a social experience and will take part in activities that include arts & crafts, sports, drama, reading, playtime, and more, giving them an educational experience too. We will have theme days with related activities.You will receive a welcome letter via email the week before the program begins with more information on drop-off, pick-up, what to bring and what not to bring etc. Snacks and lunches are not included and will need to be nut free. DATES: July 1 - August 2, 2024 (No program July 4th & 5th)TIME: 9:00am - 2:45pmAGES: 2.9 - 5COST: Week 1: $75 Res./$95 Non-Res.        Week 2-5: $130 Res./$150 Non-Res.SITE: Leominster United Methodist Church, 77 Hall St.
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Adventure Squad - Ages 10-12 - Adventure Squad Week 1- 7/1-7/3
The adventure squad offers youth ages 10-12 a fun filled program with an emphasis on exploration, creativity, and outdoor activities. The program will be based out of Barrett Park and will make use of everything it has to offer. Activities will include arts and crafts, team building exercises, sports, games and nature-based programming.  This 5 week long summer program will provide water fun to keep everyone cool during the heat of summer.You will receive a welcome letter via email the week before the program begins with more information on drop-off, pick-up, what to bring and what not to bring etc. Snacks and lunches are not included and will need to be nut free.  DATES: July 1 - August 2, 2024 (No program July 4th & 5th)TIME: 9:00am - 3:00pmAGES: 10-12COST: Week 1: $75 Res./$95 Non-Res.          Week 2-5: $130 Res./$150 Non-Res.SITE: Barrett Park Program Building
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sunshine Bunch - Ages 6-9 - Sunshine Bunch Week 1- 7/1-7/3
The Sunshine Bunch  is designed for children ages 6 - 9. All participants will take part in a variety of activities such as arts & crafts, drama, singing, sports/games and reading. Children will be grouped by ages allowing activities to be better designed and age appropriate. Children will rotate through various activities throughout the day.You will receive a welcome letter via email the week before the program begins with more information on drop-off, pick-up, what to bring and what not to bring etc. Snacks and lunches are not included and will need to be nut free. DATES: July 1 - August 2, 2024 (No program July 4th & 5th)TIME: 9:00am - 3:00pmAGES: 6-9COST: Week 1: $75 Res./$95 Non-Res.          Week 2-5: $130 Res./$150 Non-Res.SITE: Samoset School, 100 Decicco Dr, Leominster, MA.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 6 - Session 1 - Level 6: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
Tuesday July 2, 2024
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 6 - Session 1 - Level 6: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:00 AM - 2:45 PM    Little Flamingos- Ages 2.9-5 - Little Flamingos: Week 1- 7/1-7/3
This program is designed for ages 2.9-5. All preschoolers must be potty trained. The children will interact with peers giving them a social experience and will take part in activities that include arts & crafts, sports, drama, reading, playtime, and more, giving them an educational experience too. We will have theme days with related activities.You will receive a welcome letter via email the week before the program begins with more information on drop-off, pick-up, what to bring and what not to bring etc. Snacks and lunches are not included and will need to be nut free. DATES: July 1 - August 2, 2024 (No program July 4th & 5th)TIME: 9:00am - 2:45pmAGES: 2.9 - 5COST: Week 1: $75 Res./$95 Non-Res.        Week 2-5: $130 Res./$150 Non-Res.SITE: Leominster United Methodist Church, 77 Hall St.
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Adventure Squad - Ages 10-12 - Adventure Squad Week 1- 7/1-7/3
The adventure squad offers youth ages 10-12 a fun filled program with an emphasis on exploration, creativity, and outdoor activities. The program will be based out of Barrett Park and will make use of everything it has to offer. Activities will include arts and crafts, team building exercises, sports, games and nature-based programming.  This 5 week long summer program will provide water fun to keep everyone cool during the heat of summer.You will receive a welcome letter via email the week before the program begins with more information on drop-off, pick-up, what to bring and what not to bring etc. Snacks and lunches are not included and will need to be nut free.  DATES: July 1 - August 2, 2024 (No program July 4th & 5th)TIME: 9:00am - 3:00pmAGES: 10-12COST: Week 1: $75 Res./$95 Non-Res.          Week 2-5: $130 Res./$150 Non-Res.SITE: Barrett Park Program Building
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sunshine Bunch - Ages 6-9 - Sunshine Bunch Week 1- 7/1-7/3
The Sunshine Bunch  is designed for children ages 6 - 9. All participants will take part in a variety of activities such as arts & crafts, drama, singing, sports/games and reading. Children will be grouped by ages allowing activities to be better designed and age appropriate. Children will rotate through various activities throughout the day.You will receive a welcome letter via email the week before the program begins with more information on drop-off, pick-up, what to bring and what not to bring etc. Snacks and lunches are not included and will need to be nut free. DATES: July 1 - August 2, 2024 (No program July 4th & 5th)TIME: 9:00am - 3:00pmAGES: 6-9COST: Week 1: $75 Res./$95 Non-Res.          Week 2-5: $130 Res./$150 Non-Res.SITE: Samoset School, 100 Decicco Dr, Leominster, MA.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 6 - Session 1 - Level 6: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
Wednesday July 3, 2024
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 6 - Session 1 - Level 6: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:00 AM - 2:45 PM    Little Flamingos- Ages 2.9-5 - Little Flamingos: Week 1- 7/1-7/3
This program is designed for ages 2.9-5. All preschoolers must be potty trained. The children will interact with peers giving them a social experience and will take part in activities that include arts & crafts, sports, drama, reading, playtime, and more, giving them an educational experience too. We will have theme days with related activities.You will receive a welcome letter via email the week before the program begins with more information on drop-off, pick-up, what to bring and what not to bring etc. Snacks and lunches are not included and will need to be nut free. DATES: July 1 - August 2, 2024 (No program July 4th & 5th)TIME: 9:00am - 2:45pmAGES: 2.9 - 5COST: Week 1: $75 Res./$95 Non-Res.        Week 2-5: $130 Res./$150 Non-Res.SITE: Leominster United Methodist Church, 77 Hall St.
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Adventure Squad - Ages 10-12 - Adventure Squad Week 1- 7/1-7/3
The adventure squad offers youth ages 10-12 a fun filled program with an emphasis on exploration, creativity, and outdoor activities. The program will be based out of Barrett Park and will make use of everything it has to offer. Activities will include arts and crafts, team building exercises, sports, games and nature-based programming.  This 5 week long summer program will provide water fun to keep everyone cool during the heat of summer.You will receive a welcome letter via email the week before the program begins with more information on drop-off, pick-up, what to bring and what not to bring etc. Snacks and lunches are not included and will need to be nut free.  DATES: July 1 - August 2, 2024 (No program July 4th & 5th)TIME: 9:00am - 3:00pmAGES: 10-12COST: Week 1: $75 Res./$95 Non-Res.          Week 2-5: $130 Res./$150 Non-Res.SITE: Barrett Park Program Building
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sunshine Bunch - Ages 6-9 - Sunshine Bunch Week 1- 7/1-7/3
The Sunshine Bunch  is designed for children ages 6 - 9. All participants will take part in a variety of activities such as arts & crafts, drama, singing, sports/games and reading. Children will be grouped by ages allowing activities to be better designed and age appropriate. Children will rotate through various activities throughout the day.You will receive a welcome letter via email the week before the program begins with more information on drop-off, pick-up, what to bring and what not to bring etc. Snacks and lunches are not included and will need to be nut free. DATES: July 1 - August 2, 2024 (No program July 4th & 5th)TIME: 9:00am - 3:00pmAGES: 6-9COST: Week 1: $75 Res./$95 Non-Res.          Week 2-5: $130 Res./$150 Non-Res.SITE: Samoset School, 100 Decicco Dr, Leominster, MA.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 6 - Session 1 - Level 6: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 11:00-11:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
Thursday July 4, 2024
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 8:00-8:30am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 6 - Session 1 - Level 6: 8:45-9:15am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 4 - Session 1 - Level 4: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 5 - Session 1 - Level 5: 9:30-10:00am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 1 - Session 1 - Level 1: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be four different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 2 - Session 1 - Level 2: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives. Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distancesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokesRequirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, treading water, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on all six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescueAnyone who needs special accommodations, please contact the pool at 978-537-8268 or prior to pool opening contact the Recreation Office via email: recdept@leominster-ma.gov.Private lessons may be offered pending staff availability. Please note: Not all pools are deep enough to teach all of the diving segments of all levels – program modifications may be required to meet safety guidelines.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2024: Session 1-Level 3 - Session 1 - Level 3: 10:15-10:45am
Swim lessons will once again be offered by the Leominster Recreation Department at the State Pool at 111 Viscoloid Ave. Certified Water Safety Instructors will provide these classes. Lessons are thirty minutes in length. Learn to Swim Class descriptions are given below. Classes will be held Monday – Friday for two weeks and there will be three different sessions to choose from. See dates and times below. “Learn-to-Swim” teaches people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water. (www.redcross.org)Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Objective: to help students feel in the water and to enjoy the water safely.Requirements: None. This is the class for those who are brand new or intimidated by the water. Skills Covered: Swimmers learn basics of swimming bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills. Requirements: Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back (with assistance) and put their head under water.Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.Level 3 – Stroke DevelopmentObjective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practiceRequirements: Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Skills Covered: Swimmers will work on gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water an