Swim Lessons

Swim lessons at WAC provide children and adults with a safe, fun and supportive means of learning to swim. Six clubs offer kids swim lessons: West Allis, Greenfield, Wauwatosa, North Shore, Menomonee Falls and Brookfield. Our instructors love helping kids learn to swim. Private swim lessons are available for all ages – youth to adult. 

March • April Swim Lessons
March • April 2019 Registration Dates
Member: Monday, February 18, 2019
Non-Member: Tuesday, February 19, 2019
March • April 2019 Class Dates
Classes Begin: Sunday, March 3, 2019
Classes End: April 14-20, 2019

January • February Swim Lessons
January • February 2019 Registration Dates
Member: Monday, December 17, 2018
Non-Member: Tuesday, December 18, 2018
January • February 2019 Class Dates
Classes Begin: Sunday, January 6, 2019
Classes End: February 17-22, 2019


Sign-Up & Fees

7-Week Session Fee: $60 member | $95 non-member
Members can start signing up for classes 1 day prior to non-members.
Sign-up lasts until classes are filled or session starts.
Registration should take place at club where you will attend classes.
Registration can be done in person or over the phone at West Allis, Greenfield, Wauwatosa (by phone only AFTER the second day of registration) & North Shore. Menomonee Falls & Brookfield registrations will only be taken in person.
In all instances, payment must accompany registration to insure your child's spot.


What to Bring to Class

Swim suit for child 
Swim suit for parent (for Parent-Tot classes)
Goggles (optional)
Swim diapers (for those that need them)

Class Levels

Parent/Tot • 30 Minutes
Parent must accompany child in the water. Children will learn to adjust to the water and do supported movements.

Preschool • 30 Minutes
A step up from Parent/Tot. Children will learn water exploration. Children may be accompanied by parents in class until they are comfortable to participate alone.
Max: 6 participants.

Preschool Plus • 30 Minutes
Parents are not required to accompany children. Children will learn independent movements and prepare for Level 1. 
Max: 6 participants.

Level 1 - Water Exploration • 40 Minutes
Children will learn face submersion, unsupported floating, kicking and safety. Children should be five years old to begin Level 1. 
Max: 6 participants.

Level 2 - Primary Skills • 40 Minutes
Children will gain increased independence, learn rhythmic breathing, back crawl and turning over. 
Max: 6 participants.

Level 3 - Stroke Readiness • 40 Minutes
Children will improve front crawl, learn elementary backstroke and treading water. 
Max: 6 participants.

Level 4 – Stroke Development • 40 Minutes
Children will learn breaststroke, sidestroke, turns at the wall and increased endurance. 
Max: 6 participants.

Swim Club • 60 Minutes
Our WAC Swim Club is for advanced swimmers needing to improve their endurance and stroke development.

Adaptive Swim Lessons • 40 Minutes
In this class designed for students with special needs, parents and students will work with the instructor to learn basic swimming and safety skills in the water.


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