Hurst Aquatics Classes & Programs

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Learn to Swim Lessons Program

 
Register for Classes online or at the Hurst Recreation Center

Learn to Swim Program - Summer 2018

Participants will register by age, session, and time. The first day of class is a testing day and staff will separate participants by ability. Not all classes are offered at both facilities. Evening classes are only offered at Central Aquatics Center.

Step One:
Select your class as determined by age group...

Parent/Tot Swim - 6 months - 3 years (parent is in the water)

Class orients young children to the water and prepares them to learn to swim in the preschool course. Parent/adult participation is required. One adult per child. Children who are not potty trained are asked to wear swim diapers.

  • Weekday Morning- Class offered at 9:00am, 9:45am; both locations
  • Weekday Evening: Class offered at 6:00pm, 6:45pm; Central Aquatics Center

Pre-School - 3-5 years (parent is not in the water)

Orients children to the water and teaches basic skills to gain independence and comfort in the water. Children should be potty trained; if not, swim diapers required. Participants should be able to follow direction from instructors.

  • Weekday Morning - Class offered at all times; both locations
  • Weekday Evening – Class offered at all times; Central Aquatics Center

Beginner - 6-12 years

Orients children to skills necessary to independently move in the water. Guided practice is used to reinforce skills taught to the pace of the participants.

  • Weekday Morning - Class offered at all times; both locations
  • Weekday Evening – Class offered at all times; Central Aquatics Center

Stroke Refinement – 10-13 years; Prerequisites required

This class is designed for participants who have advanced skills but who may not be ready to join a swim team. *Pre-requisites: participants must show proficiency in front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke and have basic knowledge of butterfly; ability to swim back and forth across the pool in the aforementioned strokes.

NOTE: If participants cannot meet the prerequisites on the first day of class, a refund will be issued.

  • Weekday Morning - Class offered at 10:30am, 11:15am; Chisholm Aquatics Center

Step Two:
Select the dates you wish to attend. Classes are Monday-Thursday, utilizing Fridays for weather make-up days.

Session 1:  June 4-14
Session 2:  June 18-28
Session 3:  July 9-19 
Session 4:  July 23-August 2

Step Three:
Select the time slot

Weekday Mornings: (Both facilities)
8:15 - 8:50 AM
9:00 - 9:35 AM
9:45 - 10:20 AM
10:30 - 11:05 AM
11:15 - 11:50 AM
Weekday Evenings: (Central Only)
5:15 - 5:50 PM
6:00 - 6:35 PM
6:45 - 7:20 PM
7:25 - 8:00 PM

Class Fees:

Hurst Resident: $30.00

 

Non-Residents: $40.00

FIRST DAY EVALUATIONS

The LTS Coordinators and Instructors are trained to recognize proper swimming technique and ability. Students are evaluated on the first day of class and grouped by the appropriate level based on their ability. 

WEATHER CONDITIONS & MAKE-UP POLICY

In the event of inclement weather, please call the LTS Inclement Weather Information Line at 817-788-7323. It is possible that classes could be cancelled on a class-by-class basis, or for the entire morning. If possible, a safety day is conducted as this information is required for all classes. The second and third days in a session that classes are not conducted, Friday mornings are utilized. In the event that further classes are cancelled, they are cancelled entirely. This policy applies to all four sessions. The Learn to Swim Coordinator will provide make-up information as needed.

NEW! Private Swim Lessons
Residents ONLY

Class Fees

Hurst Resident- $50
Day:  Saturday _Central Aquatics Center Only (4 Classes Total)
Session 1: Jun 9, 16, 23, 30
Session 2: July 7, 14, 21, 28
Times:

  • 8:00-8:30AM
  • 8:35-9:05 AM
  • 9:10- 9:40 AM

Private Lessons: Receive one-on-one attention to enhance instruction of swimming skills for your child. Private lessons are held on Saturday Mornings.

WEATHER CONDITIONS & MAKE-UP POLICY

In the event of inclement weather, please call the LTS Inclement Weather Information Line at 817-788-7323. It is possible that classes could be cancelled on a class-by-class basis, or for the entire morning. We will utilize the following Saturday after the session is complete to conduct the makeup class.

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Hurst Recreation Department
700 Mary Drive
Hurst, TX 76053
817.788.7320
Central Aquatics Center
715 Mary Drive
Hurst, TX 76053
817.788.7327
Chisholm Aquatics Center
2200 Norwood Drive
Hurst, TX 76054
817.788.7250

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