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Swimming Lessons


COVID-19 Update

In accordance with Ontario's Proof of Vaccination, effective September 22, all individuals aged 12 and over entering a CKRecreation program/facility must provide proof of full vaccination and valid ID. Individuals aged 11 and under are eligible to enter the program/facility. If they are accompanied by an adult, the adult must provide proof of vaccination and valid ID. 

Please continue to follow along on the CK Recreation Facebook page and the CK Recreation Instagram feed for the most up-to-date information. 

Frequently Asked Questions: There are quite a few changes to pool operations due to Covid-19 protocols. Please look over the Swimming Lessons COVID-19 FAQs below to help you prepare for your trip to the pool! 


Lesson Descriptions

Our lessons are taught through progressive evaluation using the Red Cross Swim program providing safe, enjoyable aquatic programs for swimmers of all ages. Our friendly instructors can't wait to see you in the pool! 

Group Lessons 

  • Style: Up to 10 participants per class
  • Focus: Swimmers work in a group environment to progress through a specified Canadian Red Cross swim level
  • Length: 10 weeks

H2O Lessons

  • Style: 2 participants per class
  • Focus: Swimmers receive more individualized instruction to progress through a specified Canadian Red Cross swim level
  • Length: 5 weeks 

Private Lessons 

  • Style: 1 participant per class
  • Focus: Swimmers receive individualized instruction to progress through a specified Canadian Red Cross swim level, improve a specific skill needed to pass a level or gain general confidence in the water
  • Length: Unlimited

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Progress Reports

Your child's progress reports are available through Swimgen. Please call 519-676-4544 to get your child's Client ID. 


What level should my child be in?

There are a few options to assist you in finding the right level:

  • Check a previous report card for the instructor's recommendation.
  • Take a free assessment!
  • Review the lesson descriptions.
  • Speak with our staff. We're always available for assistance.