Swim Lessons At RecPlex

The Mt. Prospect Park District proudly offers a full service swim experience where you will find convenient scheduling and seamless advancement. Lessons designed to accommodate all levels.

Little Minnows – Parent and Tot (18 months-Age 3)

With the support of a loved one, tots gain confidence and practice skills. Little Minnows learn through songs and games which transitions them into swimming lessons without a caregiver. Swim diapers and plastic pants required.
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Goldfish Swim Academy (Ages 3-5)

Start your young swimmer out right as they begin to learn both supported and unsupported swimming skills along with water safety. The first opportunity to gain confidence in the pool without a caregiver.
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Shark Swim Academy (5-12 years)

Swimmers progress through 5 levels covering skills from beginner to advanced. Classes are tailored to children 5 and over and are developed to provide each child with the best learning experience possible. Water safety is taught alongside stroke technique. Swimmers are evaluated at the first class and placed in the appropriate level.
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Teen Swim Lessons (Ages 13-16)

Take the plunge and learn to swim. Classes are tailored to get teens comfortable in the water while working to improve stroke technique. Water safety skills are taught alongside stroke technique.
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Adult Swim Lessons (16 +)

Designed for men and women who wish to learn or improve their basic swimming skills, strokes and techniques. It’s never too late to learn! These classes are designed for adults with all levels of experience. Classes will be held every-other week. Starting with class the first week, the following week will be self-practice time at RecPlex from 7:30-9:00 PM, a double lane of pool space will be provided for our participants. Practice time is not mandatory.
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Interested in 1-on-1 private swim lessons? Contact Pete Nocchi at pnocchi@mppd.org or 847-640-1000 ext. 233