Registration Opens April 1st, 2019.
You can register online, by calling 519-538-1060 ext. 1203, or in person at Meaford Hall.

  • Session 1: June 17 to June 28, 2019 - Registration Deadline June 10, 2019
  • Session 2: July 2 to July 12, 2019 (No class July 1st) - Registration Deadline June 24, 2019
  • Session 3: July 22 to August 2, 2019 - Registration Deadline July 15, 2019
  • Session 4: August 6 to August 16, 2019 (No class August 5th) - Registration Deadline July 29, 2019
 4-36 Months

Aquatot

One-on-one swimming lessons for children who are ready to learn and enjoy the water. (15 minute lesson)

Cost: $66.00

 3-5 Years

Preschool A (Sea Otter)

Preschoolers learn to float and glide on front and back assisted.

They put their face in the water and blow bubbles. They jump into
chest-deep water and practice shallow water movement wearing a PFD.
Fitness swim 1-2 meters unassisted. (30 minute lesson)

Cost: $69.00

Preschool B (Salamander)

Preschoolers jump into chest-deep water and get in and out wearing a PFD. They submerge and exhale under water. They glide on front and back 3 meters with a buoyant aid and flutter kick on back for 5 meters. Fitness swim 2-4 meters unassisted. (30 minute lesson)

Cost: $69.00

Preschool C (Sunfish)

Preschoolers try both a jump and a side roll into deep water while wearing a PFD. They recover objects from the bottom in waist deep water. They work on kicking and gliding through the water on front and back unassisted. Fitness swim 5-7 meters unassisted. (30 minute lesson)

Cost: $69.00

Preschool D (Crocodile)

Preschoolers learn independent jumps into deep water and exit. They open their eyes under water and recover objects from chest deep water. Front crawl is introduced at this level and for 2-3 meters unassisted. Fitness swim is 7-9 meters unassisted. (30 minute lesson)

Cost: $69.00

Preschool E (Whale)

Preschoolers build on deep water skills by demonstrating a forward roll entry with a PFD. They develop endurance by holding their breath under water for up to 10 seconds. Interval training and whip kick is introduced at this level. Fitness swim is 10-12 meters. (30 minute lesson)

Cost: $69.00

 6-12 Years

Swimmer 1 (Swim Kids 1)

Beginners become comfortable jumping into the water without a PFD. They open their eyes, exhale and hold their breath underwater. They work on floats, glides and kicking on front and back. (30 minute lesson)

Cost: $69.00

Swimmer 2 (Swim Kids 2 and 3)

Advanced beginners jump into deeper water, and become comfortable falling sideways into the water wearing a PFD. Swimmers support themselves at the surface without aid, recover an object in chest deep water. Fitness swim is 10-15 meters. (30 minute lesson)

Cost: $69.00

Swimmer 3 (Swim Kids 4)

Swimmers develop front and back crawl strokes, and explore whip kick in a vertical position. Swimmers tread water for up to 30 seconds and learn to transition from front to back flutter kick. Fitness swim is 20-25 meters. (45 minute lesson)

Cost: $73.00

Swimmer 4 (Swim Kids 5)

Swimmers work towards stride jumps and standing dives into deep water. They improve front crawl, back crawl and whip kick. Swimmers are introduced to a 3 meter underwater swim. Fitness swim is 50 meters. (45 minute lesson)

Cost: $73.00

Swimmer 5 (Swim Kids 6)

Junior swimmers shallow dive into deep water and perform in-water back somersaults. They achieve Canadian Swim to Survive Standard: roll into deep water, tread 1 minute and swim 50 meters. Swimmers continue to develop front and back crawl while breaststroke skills are introduced. Fitness swim is 100 meters. (45 minute lesson)

Cost: $73.00

Swimmer 6 (Swim Kids 7)

Intermediate swimmers increase efficiency in front crawl, back crawl and work to develop breaststroke skills. They are introduced to stride entries, scissor kick and vertical dolphin kick. They also develop strength and power by performing front and back crawl sprints. Fitness swim is 150 meters. (45 minute lesson)

Cost: $73.00

Swimmer 7 (Swim Kids 8)

Intermediate swimmers master dolphin kick, diving off blocks and eggbeater. They are introduced to sculling and continue to maximize efficiency in front crawl and breaststroke. Fitness swim is 300 meters. (60 minute lesson)

Cost: $79.00

Swimmer 8 (Swim Kids 9)

Swimmers rise to the challenge of advanced aquatic skills including head and foot first surface dives and a 25 meter obstacle swim. First aid focuses on assessment of conscious victims, contacting EMS and treatment for bleeding. They swim lengths of front crawl, back crawl and breaststroke. Fitness swim is 350 meters. (60 minute lesson)

Cost: $79.00

Swimmer 9 (Swim Kids 10)

Swimmers continue stroke development with 75 meter swims of front crawl, back crawl and breaststroke. Lifesaving skills include a rescue with buoyant aid and a timed object support. First aid focuses on assessment of unconscious victims, treatment of victims in shock and obstructed airway procedures. Fitness swim is 500 meters. (60 minute lesson)

Cost: $79.00

Swimmer 10 (Swim Kids 10)

Advanced swimmers develop each stroke over 100 meters. They also learn lifesaving skills such as entries with aids, removal of unconscious victims. First aid focuses on treatment of victims with bone and joint injuries and respiratory emergencies. Fitness swim 600 meters. (60 minute lesson)

Cost: $79.00

Family Lessons

Family lessons are available to families with 3 or more children, residing in the same household. Includes Aquatot-Swimmer 10. (Not eligible for Private Lessons)

  • 3 Children: $163.50
  • 4 Children: $218.00
  • 5 Children: $272.50
  • 6 Children: 327.00
Adult Lessons

Adult lessons are taught privately. Please contact the Recreation Services Coordinator or the Blue Dolphin Pool to register. 519-538-1060 ext. 1200 or 519-538-3426, or recprograms@meaford.ca  or pool@meaford.ca

Available TimesClassesFee

Monday to Friday - 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Monday to Friday - 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Weekends after 3:00 p.m.

6 Lessons at 30 minutes each $100.00

 Private Lessons

To arrange private lessons, please contact the Recreation Services Coordinator or the Blue Dolphin Pool to register. 519-538-1060 ext. 1200 or 519-538-3426, or recprograms@meaford.ca  or pool@meaford.ca.

Available TimesClassesFee

Monday to Friday - 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Monday to Friday - 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Weekends after 3:00 p.m.

6 Lessons at 30 minutes each $95.00

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Please note, the Blue Dolphin Pool may be closed at any time due to inclement weather at the discretion of the staff.

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Blue Dolphin Pool
57 Richmond Street, Meaford
Ontario, Canada N4L 1B3
T.: 519-538-3426
pool@meaford.ca
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