For more information and to register, visit https://secure.rec1.com/OR/newport-or/catalog and click on the "Aquatic Programs" tab.
July Swim Lessons:
Tuesdays July 6-27
Wednesdays July 7-28
Thursdays July 8-29
Becca (all levels)
Karen (all levels)
Taylor (all levels ages 3 and older only)
Group Lessons: Tuesdays and Wednesdays July 6-21
(No more than 4 students per class. Social distancing will be enforced)
35 minute classes
Aqua Babies (Therapy area)
Piranhas (Therapy area)
Parents will be required to get in the water and participate in the class for Aqua Babies and Guppies (group and private). Our instructors are teaching “low contact” swim lessons. Instructors can be closer than 6 feet to the students, and can provide physical correction, but will avoid contact as much as possible.
Please note that our prices have increased slightly for any programs beginning July 1. Our new prices are listed below:
Semi-private lesson (2 students from same household)
We offer swim lesson scholarships! For more information, or to apply, email K.Naughton@NewportOregon.gov .
Registration for both private and group lessons will open online on Thursday 6/17 at 5 pm. To register, visit https://secure.rec1.com/OR/newport-or/catalog and click on the “Aquatic Programs” tab.
Which level should I sign my child up for ?
My child… is between the ages of 7 months and 3 years old and I would like to begin introducing them to the water…. ….Enroll in our Aqua Babies class! This is an instructor led class in which the parent gets in the water with the child. We sing, play games, and have fun while getting your child comfortable in the water. My child…cannot comfortably go underwater and hold their breath and cannot front and back float…. …Enroll in our Guppies (level 1) class! This is our introduction to swim lessons class and will work on skills such as blowing bubbles, jumping in and going underwater, back/front float and holding breath underwater. My child can… comfortably hold their breath underwater for 5 seconds, can front and back float, and can jump in and go underwater…. …Enroll in our Goldfish (level 2) class! This class will work on the fundamentals of swimming including front/back streamline, bobbing, kicking with kickboard and retrieving a ring from the bottom of the pool.
My child can… front/back streamline, jump in and recover to back float and kick with a kick board….
…Enroll in our Piranhas (level 3) class! This class will work on stroke development including front/back streamline with kick, backstroke, side glide and elementary backstroke. My child can…front and back streamline w/kick, swim backstroke, elementary backstroke and side glide 10 feet…. …Enroll in our Seahorses (level 4) class! This class will continue to work on stroke development including treading water, diving off the side, freestyle and side glide into freestyle. My child can…tread water, dive off the side, and swim freestyle, side glide, and backstroke 30 feet… …Enroll in our Sharks (level 5) class! This class will work on stroke technique and endurance. It will focus on freestyle/backstroke endurance and stroke development through drills as well as diving off the starting blocks.
**Questions about swim lessons? Contact Keeley 541-265-4857 or K.Naughton@NewportOregon.gov **
Water Aerobics Classes
Water areobics is a great way to get in shape and stay in-shape, without undue stress on muscles and joints.