Face Masks must be worn by anyone in attendance but not in the water.
SWIM LESSONS SAVE LIVES!
Tinley Fitness offers group and private swim lessons all year long, while White Water Canyon Water Park offers lessons in the summer. Private swim lessons are open to all ages, and group swim lessons are available for children based on age group. Click the program name to go to register!
Private Swim Lessons: All ages
Star Babies: Age 6 months – 3 years
Star Tots: Age 4-5
Starfish Swim School: Age 6-12
Private Swim Lessons
Private swim lessons are 1-on-1 for all ages and abilities. It’s never too late to learn how to swim or gain that competitive edge over your fellow swim team member. Online registration is not permitted for this program. Please visit Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center to register.
Fee: $95 R / $138 NR
Our Starfish Aquatics and Starfish Swim School are unlike anything offered at other facilities. Students move through levels at their own pace, mastering skills before advancing. All levels include basic water safety and helping in an emergency. On the first day, abilities are assessed and students are placed in an appropriate group.
Fee: $70 R / $100 NR
Age: 6 – 12
|112200A||Feb 8 – Mar 3||M,W 5:45-6:30pm|
|112200B||Mar 15 – Apr 7||M,W 5:45-6:30pm|
|112200C||Apr 19 – May 12||M,W 5:45-6:30pm|
|112200D||Mar 13 – May 1||Sa 9:00-9:30am|
Star Babies Aquatics helps young children get ready to swim by emphasizing fun in the water. Parents and children participate in several guided practice sessions that help children learn elementary swimming skills, including water entry, bubble blowing, front kicking, back floating, underwater exploration and more. This program fosters a high comfort level and builds confidence while teaching parent safety information and techniques to help you orient your children in the water. Parent(s) will be in the water. Swim diapers are required under a bathing suit.
Fee: $48 R / $68 NR
Age: 6 mo. – 3 / With an adult in the water at all times with child; adult must wear a face mask!
|112100A||Feb 8 – Mar 3||M,W 5:45-6:15pm|
|112100B||Mar 15 – Apr 7||M,W 5:45-6:15pm|
|112100C||Apr 19 – May 12||M,W 5:45-6:15pm|
|112100D||Mar 13 – May 1||Sa 9-9:30am|
Children learn water safety, survival skills and foundational swimming concepts in a safe and fun environment. The parent’s participation in the water is based on your child’s ability and level assigned. Parents should always be prepared to enter the water, especially on the first day of class.
Fee: $50 R / $70 NR
*Guardian should be prepared to be in the water for the first few classes.
|112108A||Feb 8 – Mar 3||M,W 5:45-6:15pm|
|112108B||Mar 15 – Apr 7||M,W 5:45-6:15pm|
|112108C||Apr 19 – May 12||M,W 5:45-6:15pm|
|112108D||Mar 13 – May 1||Sa 9-9:30am|
Turn two feet into one tail at Mermaid University! This class will teach you to swim like a real mermaid! Learn to float, twirl, spin and swim safely. The class is 1 hour of instruction, 1 hour of exploration. An adult can swim with their child for free. We highly encourage parent/guardian participation. Requirements: Swimmers must be comfortable underwater, float on front and back for 30 seconds, tread water for 1 minute and swim 15 yards.
Tails are required – let us order one for you! If you have already taken a previous class and want to take your tail for a spin, come join us for the last hour of any session for $5.
Fee: $62 R / $70 NR (includes tail) ; $25 R / $33 NR (no tail) ; *$5 for returning mermaids for last hour of swim
|112006A||Mar 12||F 6-8pm|
|112006B||May 7||F 6-8pm|
|*112006D||Mar 12||F 7-8pm|
|*112006E||May 7||F 7-8pm|