Hurst Aquatics Classes & Programs

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Learn to Swim Lessons Program

Our Aquatics Centers are closed for the season, but we'll see you in 2019!

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Learn to Swim Program

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.


Walk-in registration beginning on Monday, April 29, is only open to those participants who are Hurst residents and reside within the Hurst city limits. Participants who reside in Fort Worth, North Richland Hills, and Euless, whose mail is delivered to a Hurst “address” are not eligible to register until May 13. Residency is defined by: living within the Hurst city limits, receiving a water bill from the City of Hurst, and paying property taxes to the City of Hurst. Non-residents will be able to register beginning on Monday, May 13.

Registration for swim classes is conducted in person at the Hurst Recreation Center or on-line only. Class registration will not be accepted by mail or fax for Learn to Swim.

Registration Start Dates:

 Hurst Residents        April 29 at 7:00 AM
Non-Residents          May 13 at 7:00 AM        

Registration/Class Transfer Deadline

The deadline to register or transfer a swimming class is Monday at 5:00 PM, the week prior to the beginning of each session. Before enrolling your child in a class, please read the class descriptions thoroughly to ensure your child is in the appropriate class.  Walk-in registration at the pool is not allowed.

Cancellation/Refund Deadline

In order to cancel out of and receive a refund for a Learn to Swim class, cancellations must be made by the Monday at 5:00pm, prior to the start of the session.  Refunds will not be given after this point.  Medical reasons will be considered with a Doctor’s report.  Please call 817-788-7325 for additional information.


In the event of inclement weather, please call the LTS Inclement Weather Information Line at 817-788-7394. 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.

Class Information

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.


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. 


Group Lessons
Resident: $30
Non-Resident: $40

Private Lessons:

Resident: $50

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

Learn to Swim Class descriptions:

  • Parent/Tot Swim - 6 months - 3 years (parent is in the water. One week class)

Introduces infants, toddlers and their parents to basic water adjustment and safety thought play.

  • Bubbles and going under water.
  • Parent holding positions
  • Floats, kicks and arm strokes.


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

  • All skills are done with support
  • Water adjustment
  • Glides
  • Floats and kicks
  • Bubbles with face underwater

Beginner - 6-12 years

  • Font and Back Crawl 25 yards
  • Backstroke 25 yards
  • Scissor kicks
  • Sidestroke arms

Stroke Refinement – 10-13 years, Prerequisites required.

  • Font Crawl 50-100 Yards
  • Backstroke 50-100 yards
  • Butterfly 50 yards
  • Treading Water

Jr. Lifeguard Class -11-15 years, Must be a strong swimmer

  • Base rescue skills
  • CPR
  • First Aid

NOTE: This class does not award any certifications.

Group & Private Class Session Calendar:

Group Classes are Monday-Thursday, utilizing Fridays for weather make-up days.

Private lessons are held on Saturday mornings at Central Aquatics Center. Make-up day would be held on the following Saturday after the session is complete. Learn to swim chart for 2019 season


Group Class times offered:

Weekday Mornings
(Both Facilities)

Weekday Evenings
(Central only)
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

 5:15 - 5:50 PM
6:00 - 6:35 PM
6:45 - 7:20 PM
7:25 - 8:00 PM

Private Class times offered:

Saturday's at Central Aquatics Center ONLY

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


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

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