Instructional School Swim Programs are a fun, active and educational way for children and youth to develop aquatic skills with their peers.

We provide aquatic instructors and lead the swimming program for your class.

Instructional Swim Program Options

Swim at School Program (Red Cross Swim)

The Swim at School program focuses on learning swimming skills, exercise and safety in the water. Students will:

  • get more comfortable in the water
  • learn proper breathing techniques
  • learn to float on their back and front
  • practice sculling
  • learn front and back crawl
  • learn about safety – water temperature, entries into water, boating knowledge and equipment

Program Details and Costs

  • $8.20/student for each lesson
  • 30 students max
  • Up to three aquatic instructors provided per lesson (instructor to student ratio of 1:10)
  • Certificates and stickers will be provided to each student
  • 4 or 8 lessons, up to one hour per lesson
Swim to Survive (Lifesaving Society)

Have Fun! Be Safe! Stay Fit! Students will explore water sports, safety and aquatic exercise in this instructor-led program. We will equip your class with swimming skills and strokes to help them become better swimmers, and learn to make safe choices when in, on and around water.

Program Details and Costs

  • $8.20/student for each lesson
  • 30 students max
  • Up to three aquatic instructors provided per lesson (instructor to student ratio of 1:10)
  • Certificates and stickers will be provided to each student
  • 4 or 8 lessons, up to one hour per lesson
Kindergarten Program

This program is designed for children under the age of six years.

Students will participate in the City of Edmonton four and five year old program with its full range of levels to suit the particular needs of each student.

Program Details and Cost

  • $6.90/student for each lesson
  • 18 students max
  • Up to three instructors provided per lesson (instructor to student ratio of 1:6)
  • 4 lessons, 30 minutes per lesson