Swimming & Diving Lesson Program

The Ashwaubenon Swimming Lesson Program helps swimmers of all ages and varying abilities develop their swimming and water safety skills. It is designed to give students a positive learning experience.  All lessons are held at the Ashwaubenon Community Pool (2391 S. Ridge Rd). If you are unsure what level to enroll in, contact our Aquatic Coordinator and she will help you choose the appropriate class.

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Swimming & Diving Lesson Level Descriptions

Parent and Me Aquatics (6 months - 3 years)

Participants must be accompanied by an adult in the water for the entire 30 minute class. Parents are instructed how to safely work with their child in the water including how to properly support and hold their child. The child will be exposed to games that use basic movements, such as kicking, arm strokes and breath control. Activities are based on the developmental abilities of the child.

Tiny Tots (Ages 3 & 4)

Blowing bubbles, putting face in water, back and front float with assistance, front crawl arm action, exit water on their own.

Level 1

Enter & Exit water independently, front and back float with support, 3 bobs, blow bubbles, front and back crawl with assistance.

Level 2

Fully submerge head & hold breath for 3 seconds, jump into water, 10 bobs, front float and back float unassisted 5 seconds, front & back glide 2 body lengths, front and back crawl unassisted 5 yards, retrieve a submerged object 2 times assisted.

Level 3

Enter water by jumping in from the side into deep water, retrieve a submerged object 2 times unassisted, front & back glide 5 body lengths, tread water for 30 seconds, front crawl with rotary breathing 15 yards, back crawl 15 yards, elementary backstroke kick 15 yards, head first entry from the side in a sitting & kneeling position.

Level 4

Front crawl with rotary breathing 25 yards, back crawl 25 yards, elementary backstroke 15 yards, breaststroke & sidestroke (scissors) kick 15 yards, front and back open turns, tread water for 2 minutes (using two different kicks), standing front dive from side of pool, feet first surface dive, survival swimming for 30 seconds.

Level 5

Front crawl with alternate breathing 50 yards, back crawl 25 yards, elementary backstroke 25 yards, sidestroke and breaststroke 15 yards, dolphin kick 15 yards, tread water for 5 minutes (using two different kicks), tuck and pick surface dives, long shallow dive, survival swimming for 1 minute.

Level 6

Front crawl and back crawl with 100 yards, breaststroke and sidestroke 25 yards, butterfly 15 yards, front and back flip turns, open turn (sidestroke), tread water for 6 minutes (1 minute w/o hands, 2 minutes w/ hands x 2), speed turn and pull out for breaststroke, surface dive & retrieve an object from the bottom (8-10 ft deep).


This class will teach the basic fundamentals and techniques of diving. You will learn approaches, jumps and various dives. This class is for ages 6 and up. Swimmers must be comfortable in deep water.

Semi-Private Lessons

Specialized instruction with a maximum of three students per class (minimum of two). These classes will be run on the weekends during the open swim time frame. Only available upon request and instructor availability. Each lesson is 30 minutes long.

Private Lessons

Whether you are interested in getting comfortable in the water for the first time, want to improve your form or swim faster, we can develop a program to suit your needs. Private lessons are perfect for those who prefer one-on-one attention. An instructor will work with you to determine the best path to help you achieve your personal goals. Each lesson is 30 minutes long.