Swim Lessons



Click here for a printable information sheet.

Lesson Format
The winter swim lesson program includes seven (7), forty-five minute classes.  Classes are held once per week on Saturday mornings for seven consecutive weeks.  The first class is Saturday, January 13th.  See class times below.

Level 1Preschool - Level 1Parent & Child Class
Level 2Level 2Level 3

Registration Information
Registration begins Thursday, November 30th.  To register for lessons, you may either stop by the Civic Center during normal hours of operation or register online.  No sign-ups will be taken over the phone.  In order to reserve your child's spot, payment must be made at the time of registration!  Please note and review our cancellation/withdrawal policy below.

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For Parent & Child Class:  Civic Center Members:  $25/student      Non-Members:  $40/student
For Preschool Level 1 and Levels 1-3:  Civic Center Members:  $30/student    Non-Members:  $45/student

**Age Restrictions**
The Parent & Child Class is for 6 months to 3 year olds.  The Preschool level class is for 4 & 5 year olds.  The minimum age for Learn-to-Swim (Levels 1-3) is 6 years old by the start of the session.

Class Size
Maximum of 10; minimum of 4.  These are group lessons.  We will attempt to maintain an instructor to student ratio of 1:5.  Classes may be combined or canceled if minimum class size is not met.  You will be contacted if any changes are made.

Class Descriptions
Consult the printable information sheet (above) with specific information about the objectives and skills taught at each level.  Please carefully review each level description to insure that your child is registered for the correct level.  If you don't know the last level your child was enrolled in our program, contact the Civic Center front desk at (402) 443-4174 and they can assist you.   If you have any questions about what class may be appropriate for your child, please contact our Swim Lesson Coordinator listed below.

Inclement Weather Policy
Due to inclement weather, classes may be canceled.  The decision to cancel or move classes will be made at least a half an hour before classes begin.  If the weather is questionable, call the Civic Center at 443-4174 before you set out.  The first canceled class is not made up.  Any subsequent canceled classes will be made up as needed.

NOTE:  Due to space limitations at the Civic Center pool and in order to maintain a conducive learning environment without distractions, all class sessions are closed to parents except the first and last class.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Cancellation/Withdrawal Policy
All cancellation and/or withdrawal requests must be received at least 5 days prior to the beginning of the session.  All cancellations and/or withdrawals are subject to a $5 processing fee per child, per class.  All cancellations and/or withdrawal requests received less than 5 days prior to the start of the session will be processed for 50% of the fees.  Refunds will not be given, but rather an account credit which can be used for future lessons or Parks and Recreation programs.  Any cancellations and/or withdrawals after the start of the session will not receive any credit or refund.

Lesson instructors are water safety instructors and certified lifeguards.  Lesson aides have completed water safety aide training.

Questions:  May be directed to Andrea Woita, Swim Lesson Coordinator, WSI (430-4803)

Wahoo Parks and Recreation
310 N. Linden St.
Wahoo, Nebraska 68066
(402) 443-4174
Fax: (402) 443-4179
Email: WahooCivicCenter