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Learn to Swim

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The City of Allentown Parks & Recreation Department Learn to Swim Program is taught by American Red Cross Certified lifeguards and is broken up into four separate learning levels based upon students swimming ability.

Level 1 – Get comfortable in the water and learn basic freestyle and floating skills
Level 2 – Perfect your freestyle; learn basic backstroke, sidestroke,  kneeling dives and treading water
Level 3 – Continue perfecting your freestyle and backstroke; learn breaststroke, rotary breathing and how to do a standing dive.
Level 4 -  Continue perfecting your strokes and diving while learning the butterfly stroke and increasing cardiovascular endurance. 

Ratio is 1 instructor to 4 participants in Levels 1 & 2.     
Ratio is 1 instructor to 6 participants in Levels 3 & 4.    


Preseason registration takes place at the Recreation Office prior to the pool opening for the 2019 season
Where: 3000 Parkway Blvd
When: 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday

*Registration at Mack Pool during hours of operation will begin on Saturday June 15th          

Location:   Mack Pool 

Ages:         3-13 years old 

Cost:          Resident-  $50.00 per child
                          *proof of residency is required
                   Non Resident- $100.00 per child 

Session Dates:
                   June 17th- 28th
                   July 1st-11th
                   July 15th-25th
                   July 29th - August 8th
                   August 12th-22nd 

Session Times:

Session Format:
30 minute lessons are held Monday through Thursday with inclement weather make ups on Fridays. All levels are offered during all available time slots


2019 Learn To Swim Flyer 
2019 Learn To Swim Registration Form 
2019 Learn to Swim Hold Harmless Agreement