Swim Lesson Information
Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of programs for persons six months of age and older. The aqua-tot and preschool programs were designed by professional staff to provide the best opportunity for individuals to reach their potential. The American Red Cross program is utilized for Level 1 thru Level 5 classes. All instructors must complete a training program designed by American Red Cross professionals. Our instructors are sensitive to the apprehensions and fears of the beginner swimmer yet seek to challenge and stimulate the more advanced swimmer. There is a class designed for everyone with a desire to improve their swimming ability.
For questions please contact our Front Desk Staff at 307-739-9025, or
Aqua Tots (Up to 3-Years-Old):
Aqua Tots is an introductory program providing six-month-old to three-year-old children and their parents an opportunity to learn and experience the fun of swimming together. The program involves several water familiarity experiences, entry and exit, cue words, floating and other fun activities. Parents must be in the pool alongside their child.
Preschool Skill Development Program (3 to 5-Years-Old):
The following classes are a great experience in learning early progressive swimming skill development. These six class levels operate on a small student/teacher ratio. Children must pass each level to progress to the next level.
Guppies: (shallow water) Non-swimmer. Not water adjusted and is the first time in a group lesson without a parent. This class emphasizes water adjustment and comfortability in an aquatic setting.
Level 1 - Level 5 (Ages 6+):
Teton County Jackson Parks and Recreation offers private swimming lessons for youth or adults. Private Sessions are tailored to fit the needs of each student individually.
If interested in private lessons, you will need to complete a Private Swim Lesson Interest Form (PDF). Once complete, it can be dropped off at the Rec Center front desk or emailed to the Aquatics Supervisor Emmet Shaul
All lesson fees must be paid two days in advance. No refunds if cancellation is made less than 24 hours in advance. The fee for private lessons is $40 per half hour for 1 on 1 lessons or $32.50 per student for half hour group lessons.