NRC Solomons Learn to Swim Registration - All Patrons
$50 (E1-E5) | $60 (All Others)
- Group classes must have 6 - 12 participants, based on skill level.
- The NRC Aquatics team will offer participants alternate class options to fill classes with vacancies.
$100 (E1-E5) | $110 (All Others)
Monday: 12-6:30 p.m.
Tuesday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
- Cost is based per child per private lesson.
- Cost includes six, 30 minute classes.
- Private lessons are available to swimmers of all ages and skill levels.
Early Bird Registration
Friday, April 26 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Military Only at the Adventure Zone
Friday, May 3 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
All other patrons at the Adventure Zone
Saturday, May 25
All patrons at Riverside Aquatics Complex
Lifeguard Class & Review Class
Review Class: $100
June 8 & 9
Preschool (Ages 3 - 5 years)
A parent, or other participant at least 16 years of age, is required to be in the water with the preschooler throughout each class. All Preschool level classes incorporate games and activities to encourage a fun and safe swimming experience.
STEP 1: This class is designed for children who are being exposed to a swim class for the first time.
STEP 2: Step 2 is designed for children who are continuing their swim training. Participants at this level have successfully completed the Preschool Step 1 swim course.
STEP 3: Step 3 is designed for children who are continuing their swim training. Participants at this level have successfully completed the Preschool Step 2 swim course.
Level 1: Water Exploration
This class is designed to help participants become familiar in the water, introduce basic rescue skills and teach water safety.
Level 2: Primary Skills
In this class, participants will learn to float without support, recover to a standing position, learn basic locomotive skills and expand upon the basic rescue skills learned in Level 1.
Level 3: Stroke Readiness
Building on the skills learned in Level 2, this class teaches the fundamentals of treading water, front and back crawl, introduce elements of the backstroke and additional safety skills.
Level 4: Stroke Development
This course helps swimmers develop confidence and increase endurance using familiar strokes, as well as, teaches the breaststroke, sidestroke and butterfly (dolphin kick). It also focuses on treading water as a safety skill.
Level 5: Stroke Refinement
In addition to teaching stroke coordination and refinement, this level also introduces swimmers to advanced safety skills, open turns, feet-first surface and poolside dive techniques.
Level 6: Fitness and Guard Start
Level 6 has two focus areas taught based on the student's interest. FITNESS focuses on polishing stroke techniques so the student is able to swim with ease, power and efficiency. Guard Start is for students interested in becoming a lifeguard at the age of 15.
Lifeguard Class & Review Class
Upon course completion, all students will be certified in lifeguard, CPR for professionals, blood borne pathogen training and First Aid. A skills assessment is required for all participants prior to the start of the class. Participants must be at least 15 years of age. Class is subject to cancellation if a minimum of six students are not enrolled.
Water Safety Instructor (Available upon interest)
A skills test required for each student on the first day of class. Participants must be at least 16 years of age, a proficient swimmer and have a Level 6 skill level in Red Cross Learn to Swim program. Class is subject to cancellation if a minimum of six students are not enrolled.