Swimming Beginner

Instructional swimming classes for the novice

Do you want to learn how to swim? Learn freestyle, backstroke and sidestroke techniques in a 5 ft. shallow pool. We’ll help you to gain confidence in your strokes in a comfortable, encouraging environment. Basic water safety skills, breathing, body positioning, and stroke techniques are introduced. Designed for people with little or no previous swimming experience.


Dates Days Time Fee Register
9/8-924 TuTh 6PM – 7PM $75/$95 Register
10/6-10/22 TuTh 6PM – 7PM $75/$95 Coming Soon


Class Notes


In-Person Sign Up Available

Should you prefer to fill out a paper application you can download a Registration Form, complete it and return it to the Rec Sports Customer Service Center at the Recreational Sports Facility, 2301 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720-4420 or fax it to (510) 642.8343.