Parent & child Swim Lessons
Infant Swim Lessons introduce infants, toddlers and parents to the water, to water safety techniques, holds in water environments and water independence.
Ages 6mths - 2 yrs
As your little ones age into toddle age 2 – 4yrs we change focus to water independence; parents are encouraged to teach Independence and bravery to their child as they progress in their swim.
Swimming is a lifelong activity and we want to make your first experience both exciting and safe.
$62 per session
$10 non - resident fee
$10 drop-in fee
Soledad-Mission Recreation District Infant Swim Lessons teach the fundamentals of water safety in around all environments to participants ages 6 month – 2 and parents/guardians. This class is an introductory lesson to the water. A parent's first time in a large body of water with a newborn can be a scary one and we are here to prepare you. Parents are strongly encouraged to be the brave swimmer here. Through the teaching of water holds and water safety skills parents are encouraged to practice these newly taught skills throughout their child’s infancy anytime they are in water environments. Each infant has a different reaction to the water but through patience, bravery and continuous practice your child will be ready and excited to learn as they grow into toddlers.
Toddler Swim Lessons teach the fundamentals of water safety in around all environments to participants ages 2 - 4 years and parents/guardians. This class can be taught as a continuation to our infant swim lessons or as an introductory lesson to the water. Parents are strongly encouraged to be the brave swimmer here. Through the teaching of water holds and water safety skills parents are encouraged to practice these newly taught skills throughout their child’s toddler age anytime they are in water environments. A main goal of toddler swim lesson is to teach independence in the water. Through patience and the right teaching this class will teach your young one how to feel comfortable in the water and be ready to learn how to swim with the help of an experience swim instructor.
This class can be taken throughout your child's infancy; as we say at the rec district "practice doesn't make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect." Or take this class and learn the skills necessary to start your child's life to the water in the right way and use those skills at your own leisure. Visit our pool schedule web-page to determine when will be the best time for you and your little one to come and practice the skills learned.
Swimming is a great fitness tool. Learning to swim builds confidence. Group lessons can create and strengthen connections. Swimming can save your life.
The Soledad-Mission Recreation District is committed to growing their knowledge of infant swim lessons. One of our biggest ventures is funding and bringing the Infant Swim Resource program to the Monterey County area. If you wish to be a part of this venture please fill out our contact form below and how you can help.