SUMMER 2021 

Learn How to Swim at Your Own Pace with Our Experienced Instructors

The Drayson Center offers seasonal and year-round swimming lessons for all skill levels and ages, from infants starting at six months old through adults. Whether your goal is to become comfortable in and around the water or become a confident swimmer, we are here to make this an enjoyable and rewarding experience for you and your child.

Our experienced instructors are trained as lifeguards and in water safety instruction, giving you the peace of mind and the confidence you need to focus on your swimming. We'll work with your schedule and skill level to meet your swimming goals in our comfortable, friendly environment.

Learn-to-Swim Program: 

SUMMER 2021 

Our American Red Cross-based "Learn-to-Swim" programs serve our tiniest members at 6 months old through adults. Students progress through the levels at their own pace, mastering skills at their current level before advancing to the next.

Summer swim sessions begin June 14, 2021. For each class we offer four sessions that run back-to-back. Each session runs Monday through Thursday for two weeks.

Adult Swim Lessons

The Red Cross offers adult swim lessons through our innovative, learn-at-your-own-pace Learn-to-Swim program. Developed for older teens and adults, our program gives adult swimmers at every level the opportunity to improve their skills in a safe environment – and under the guidance of a trained instructor. 

Each class is 45-minutes long and is taught Monday through Thursday. 

Dates:

Session 1: June 14 - June 24

Session 2: June 28 - July 8 (No class on Monday July 5th)

Session 3: July 12 - July 22

Session 4: July 26 - August 5

 

Times: 7:45 a.m.; 8:15 p.m.

 

Ages: 16 years and older

 

Fees: 

Online Registration: $65.00 (Session 2: $59)

Registration begins Monday, May 3, 2021. Online Only.

Register Online 

 

Preschool (Ages 3-4)

Children are taught the fundamentals of swimming in a structured format through water exploration, fun and games. Bobbing, bubble-blowing, floating on the  front and back, kicking, arm strokes and water safety are developed through a progressive approach.

Each class in 30 Minutes long and is taught Monday through Thursday. 

Dates:

Session 1: June 14 - June 24

Session 2: June 28 - July 8 (No class on Monday July 5th)

Session 3: July 12 - July 22

Session 4: July 26 - August 5

 

Times: 8:45 a.m., 9:35 a.m., 10:25 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 12:35 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 5:05 p.m., 6:35 p.m., and 7:25 p.m. 

 

Ages: 3 - 4 years

 

Fees: 

Online Registration: $65.00 (Session 2: $59)

Registration begins Monday, May 3, 2021. Online Only.

If your child is not potty trained, they MUST be wearing a swim diaper at all times while in the pool. Children enrolled in this program do not need to attend Safety Swim Sunday.

Register Online 

Kids Learn to Swim Program (Ages 4-17)

The American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Program is specifically Designed to meet the age and skill level of your child. They will be tested and placed in the appropriate level for his/her ability. 

Each class in 40 Minutes long and is taught Monday through Thursday. 

Dates:

Session 1: June 14 - June 24

Session 2: June 28 - July 8 (No class on Monday July 5th)

Session 3: July 12 - July 22

Session 4: July 26 - August 5

 

Times: 8:45 a.m., 9:35 a.m., 10:25 a.m.,11:15 a.m., 5:45 p.m., 6:35 p.m., and 7:25 p.m.

 

Ages: 4 - 15 years (No children under the age of 4 can participate, no exceptions)

 

Fees: 

Online Registration: $65.00 (Session 2: $59)

Registration begins Monday, May 3, 2021. Online Only.

Pre-Test : All participants MUST attend Pre-Test on the Friday before their scheduled session start date. This allows us to place your child in the appropriate level for his or her abilities. Reservations will be required. Pre- Testing will be offered  at 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Session 1: Friday, June 11

Session 2: Friday, June 25

Session 3: Friday, July 9

Session 4: Friday, July 23

Register Online 

 

Baby and Me Program (Ages 6 months-4 years)

The American Red Cross Parent/Child Aquatics Program focuses on water exploration and provides a safe and fun learning environment through games, songs and interactive play. Parents will participate in this class.

Each class in 30 Minutes long and is taught Monday through Thursday. 

Dates:

Session 1: June 14 - June 24

Session 2: June 28 - July 8 (No class on Monday July 5th)

Session 3: July 12 - July 22

Session 4: July 26 - August 5

 

Times:

8:45 a.m., 9:35 a.m., 10:25 a.m.,11:15 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 12:35 p.m., 5:05 p.m., 5:45 p.m.

 

Ages:

6 months - 4 years

 

Fees:

Online Registration: $65.00 (Session 2: $59)

Registration begins Monday, May 3, 2021. Online Only.

If your child is not potty trained, they MUST be wearing a swim diaper at all times while in the pool. Children enrolled in this program do not need to attend Safety Swim Sunday.

Register Online 

 

 

Junior Lifeguard Training (Ages 10-14)

This program introduces participants to the skills and techniques used by lifeguards. Participants will also be able to shadow our Drayson Center lifeguards during Open Swim hours to fully experience lifeguard duties.

Prerequisites

All participants must be able to:

  • Swim front crawl for 25 yards
  • Swim breaststroke for 25 yards
  • Starting in the water, complete all of the following steps in 1 minute or less:
    • Tread water for one minute using arms and legs
    • Submerge and swim a distance of 10 feet under water

Dates:

Session 1: Not Available

Session 2: June 28 - July 8 (No class on Monday July 5th)

Session 3: July 12 - July 22

Session 4: July 26 - August 5

 

Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. – Class work | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. – Lunch | 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. – Shadowing

Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. – Class work

 

Fees:  

Online Registration: $165.00 (Session 2: $155)

Registration begins Monday, May 3, 2021. Online Only.

Register Online

 

For more information on current class dates and times, please contact the Drayson Center at 909-558-4975.