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 fluid 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.

Aquatics Brochure

PLEASE NOTE: Open Swim and other summer programs have ended for the season. Check back in March of 2020 for information regarding Summer 2020 aquatics activities.

Summer Admission

Day Pool Pass:

  • 1 Admission for $5.00
  • $2.00 after 8:15 p.m. (Exception: $5.00 for swim-n-cinema events)
  • Ages 2 and under are free
  • Children 13 and under must be accompanied by a paid adult to enter.

All passes are non-refundable

Open Swim Hours

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - Thursday August 8, 2019

Sunday - Thursday

1:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m.

Night Open Swim Hours

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - Thursday August 8, 2019

Monday - Thursday

8:15 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.

Leisure pool only for evening hours

Seasonal Pool Passes:

Member: $45.00

Non-Member: $50.00

Full time benefited Loma Linda University Health employees, students and their immediate family are eligible for free seasonal passes. Immediate family includes spouse and children under the age of 18 only. Pools are subject to closure due to weather and other conditions.

Passes are valid: Dates: June 18 – Aug 8

Learn-to-Swim Program: 

Our Learn-to-Swim program is unique compared to other learn to swim programs. The program is designed for children over 6 months up to adults. Students progress through the levels at their own pace, mastering the skills in the one level before then advancing to the next. 

Summer swim sessions begin June 18, 2019. 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.

Dates:

Session 1: June 18 - June 27 (Different price for Session 1 & 2 due to shorter weeks)

Session 2: July 1 - July 11 (Different price for Session 1 & 2 due to shorter weeks)

Session 3: July 15 - July 25

Session 4: July 29 - August 8

 

Times: 7:45 a.m.; 8:15 p.m.

 

Ages: 16 years and older

 

Fees: Online early bird registration is April 15th-21st visit mydrayson.llu.edu. In-person registration begins Monday, April 22nd.

Online earlybird: $55.00 | (Session 1 & 2): $48.00

Registration: $60.00 | (Session 1 & 2): $53.00

 

Register Online 

 

Preschool (Ages 3-4)

Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Each swim class is 30-minutes.

Dates:

Session 1: June 18 - June 27 (Different price for Session 1 & 2 due to shorter weeks)

Session 2: July 1 - July 11 (Different price for Session 1 & 2 due to shorter weeks)

Session 3: July 15 - July 25

Session 4: July 29 - August 8

 

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 early bird registration is April 15th-21st visit mydrayson.llu.edu. In-person registration begins Monday, April 22nd.

Online early bird: $55.00 | (Session 1 & 2): $48.00

Registration: $60.00 | (Session 1 & 2): $53.00

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)

Dates:

Session 1: June 18 - June 27 (Different price for Session 1 & 2 due to shorter weeks)

Session 2: July 1 - July 11 (Different price for Session 1 & 2 due to shorter weeks)

Session 3: July 15 - July 25

Session 4: July 29 - August 8

 

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 early bird: $55.00 | (Session 1 & 2): $48.00

Registration: $60.00 | (Session 1 & 2): $53.00

 

Safety Swim Sundays: All participants MUST attend Safety Swim on the Sunday before their scheduled session start date. This allows us to place your child in the appropriate level for his or her abilities. Safety Swim begins at 5:30 p.m.

Session 1: Sunday, June 9

Session 2: Sunday, June 30

Session 3: Sunday, July 14

Session 4: Sunday, July 28

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. Each class is 30-minutes.

Dates:

Session 1: June 18 - June 27 (Different price for Session 1 & 2 due to shorter weeks)

Session 2: July 1 - July 11 (Different price for Session 1 & 2 due to shorter weeks)

Session 3: July 15 - July 25 

Session 4: July 29 - August 8

 

Times:

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

 

 

Ages:

6 months - 4 years

 

Fees:

Online earlybird: $55.00 | (Session 1 & 2): $48.00  Online early bird registration is April 15th -21st visit mydrayson.llu.edu. In-person registration begins Monday, April 22nd.

Registration: $60.00 | (Session 1 & 2): $53.00

 

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. You will also be able to shadow our Drayson Center lifeguards during Open Swim hours to fully experience lifeguard duties. Class size is limited to ten students per session.

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

Course Dates and Times:

Session 1: June 18 - June 27 (Different price for Session 1 & 2 due to shorter weeks)

Session 2: July 1 - July 11 (Different price for Session 1 & 2 due to shorter weeks)

Session 3: July 15 - July 25

Session 4: July 29 - August 8th

 

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 earlybird: $150.00 | (Session 1 & 2): $130.00

Registration: $165.00 | (Session 1 & 2): $145.00

Register Online

 

For more information on current class dates and times, please view the Aquatics Recreation Guide, or contact the Drayson Center Membership Office at 909-558-4275.