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
6/4-7/9 Sat 11am-12pm $75/$95 Register
6/7-6/23 TuTh 6-7pm $75/$95 Register
7/5-7/21 TuTh 6-7pm $75/$95 Register
7/16-8/20 Sat 11am-12pm $75/$95 Register
7/26-8/11 TuTh 6-7pm  $75/$95 Register


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.