Group Lessons

Virginia Vale offers a “Learn to Swim” program to teach children how to swim skillfully and safely.

Lessons are held Mondays through Thursdays from 11–11:30 am and 11:30 –12 noon. There are no lessons on Fridays. No make up classes or refunds due to weather or other absences.

The cost of each session is $40. You must register and pay ONLINE during the registration period. Payment by check or cash will NOT be accepted.  No late registration.

You must be logged in as a Virginia Vale member to register for swim lessons.

Private lessons are also available during regular club hours with coaches, lifeguards and swim instructors. Please contact them directly for scheduling.

Three 2-week sessions are available in 2017.

2017 lesson registration will open on Monday, May 15th at 8am.

Session Dates
Online Registration Period
(No late registration accepted)
Session One June 5 to 15 Mon, May 15 at 8 am

to Sat, June 3 at 11:45 pm

Session Two June 19 to 29 Mon, June 12 at 8 am

to Sat, June 17 at 11:45 pm

Session Three July 10 to 20 Mon, June 26 at 8 am

to Sat, July 8 at 11:45 pm

Six Levels of Lessons


Introduction to Water Skills
Helps participants feel comfortable in the water


Fundamental Aquatic Skills
Gives participants success with fundamental skills


Stroke Development
Builds on the skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice in deeper waters


Stroke Improvement
Develops confidence in the skills learned and improves other aquatic skills


Stroke Refinement
Provides further coordination and refinement of strokes


Swimming and Skill Proficiency
Refines the strokes so participants swim them with ease, efficiency power and smoothness over greater distances.

Detailed descriptions can be found here.