"Learn to Swim" Program Group Swimming Lessons
Spring, summer, and fall group swimming lessons, both morning and evening lessons (depending on season), are held at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Center Pool on Elm Street. We offer American Red Cross Levels 1, 2, 3, and 4.
No rain cancellations; indoor water safety activities are substituted.
No refunds issued. Accommodations may be made in a future session with valid medical excuse if space permits.
Registration is limited to one session until the current session is completed.
Levels 1 and 2 (one-week courses): $60 City resident, $75 Non-City*
Levels 3 and 4 (two-weeks courses): $90 City resident, $113 Non-City*
*Non-City residents must pay an additional $30/person annual fee for group lessons. The fee is valid October 1st - September 30th.
For a description of the swimming skills targeted for learning in each level, click on the following link: Swim lessons guide with levels
Private swimming lessons available for ages 6 months - adult. Lessons are tailored to goals and abilities.
Days and times are based on instructors' availability, and scheduling options are limited. Lessons may be taken at either the Atlantic Pool on Atlantic Avenue or MLK, Jr. Pool on Elm Street.
Package of 4 private lessons: $120 City resident, $150 Non-City*.
*Non-City residents must pay an additional $30/person annual fee for private lessons. The fee is valid October 1st - September 30th.
Private lessons must be scheduled in advance with Aquatics Manager Kaitlyn Rivera: firstname.lastname@example.org; 904-310-3362.
Instruction is also available at Atlantic Pool through Jax Mobile Swim School, a contracted swim instruction provider. Email Whitney at email@example.com.