Swim Lessons

In the Great Lakes state, the ability to swim is essential for anyone who wishes to enjoy the natural resources our beautiful state has to offer.   Kent City has a long history of teaching children the enjoyment that comes along with swimming dating back to swim lessons at Half Moon Lake.   Then, in 1975, Kent City built a brand new high school that included a pool, which to this day, remains the only public pool in the area.  Over the years, thousands of children have learned to swim at the Kent City Pool.   We are carrying on with this service to our community offering swim lessons for a wide-spectrum of ages from infants to adults.  

Winter Swim Lessons - 2019


Monday Evening Swim Lessons
Session I (6 Meetings) — Monday, January 7 — Monday February 11
Session II (6 Meetings) — Monday, February 18 — Monday, March 25
6:15 p.m. — 7:00 p.m.: Basic/Upper Basic
7:15 p.m. — 7:45 p.m.: Pre-School/Aqua Tots
7:15 p.m. — 8:00 p.m.: Intermediate

Monday Evening Swim Lesson Cost (6 Sessions)
# of Children     1           2             3               3+
Member           $55     $105      $150      $40 each
Resident           $60     $115      $165       $45 each
Non-Resident  $65     $125     $180       $50 each

Saturday Morning Swim Lessons
Session I (5 Meetings) — Saturday, January 12 — Saturday, February 9
Session II (5 Meetings) — Saturday, February 23 — Saturday, March 23
9:00 a.m. — 9:45 a.m. — Basic/Upper Basic
10:00 a.m. — 10:30 a.m. — Pre-School/Aqua Tots
10:00 a.m. — 10:45 a.m. — Intermediate

Saturday Morning Swim Lesson Cost (6 Sessions)
# of Children       1           2            3                 3+
Member             $45      $85      $120        $30 each
Resident             $50      $90      $125        $35 each
Non-Resident   $55       $95      $130        $40 each

We subtracted a day to avoid Saturday, February 16 (Mid-Winter Break) and Saturday, March 30 (Spring Break) in an effort to accommodate families and our pool employees. 

We have three ways to enroll:
Call the high school office during regular business hours at (616) 678-4210.
Email the Kent City Pool at kristy.vogel@kentcityschools.org.
Enroll online and pay with a credit card at Cedar Springs Parks & Recreation: http://www.csaparksandrec.com/

To view our Swim Lesson Course Catalogue & Pricing, use the following link:

Swim Lessons Course Catalogue & Pricing

There are several ways to enroll in upcoming lessons:

  • Call the Kent City High School Office at (616) 678-4210 during office hours. 
  • Email the Kent City Pool at kristy.vogel@kentcityschools.org.
  • Or enroll online through the Cedar Springs Parks and Recreation by visiting their website: http://www.csaparksandrec.com/.  This will allow you to pay with a credit card.

When enrolling directly through Kent City Community Schools, please make all checks out to Kent City Community Schools.  

We are pleased to be partnered with the USA Swimming Foundation's Make a Splash program which is aimed at saving children's lives through swim lessons.  The goal of Make a Splash is to raise awareness on the importance of learning to swim and to help families find local swim lessons for their children.   Make a Splash is working to enroll 1 million children in swim lessons in 2018!   To find out more about the USA Swimming Foundation's Make a Splash program, click on the logo below.

The Kent City Pool also supports the National Drowing Prevention Alliance (NDPA).   The NDPA is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization. They rely on your support to help spread the word about water safety and drowning prevention.  To find out more about the NDPA, click on the logo below.

Kent City Community Schools 200 North Clover Street Kent City, MI 49330 (616) 678-7714
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