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

LEVEL 1: Introduction to Water Skills – Helps participants feel comfortable in the water

LEVEL 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills – Gives participants success with fundamental skills

LEVEL 3: Stroke Development – Builds on the skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice in deeper waters

LEVEL 4: Stroke Improvement – Develops confidence in the skills learned and improves other aquatic skills

LEVEL 5: Stroke Refinement – Provides further coordination and refinement of strokes

LEVEL 6: 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.