Please note that there will unfortunately be no LHA sponsored swim lesson for 2020 due to the current coronavirus situation.
Lessons By Age Group
Swimming is an important life skill that all children should learn early on. There are so many benefits to learning to swim here on Samp Mortar Lake. Not only is it great for their health, but it could one day save their life.
Swim lessons signup day is June 9th at Beach 4 from 10 a.m. to noon.
Swim lessons are from June 25th to August 15th. All classes are limited to 10 students per class.
Monday and Wednesdays at Beach 1 from 6-8 p.m.
Session 1: Monday June 24 -July 3
Session 2: Monday July 8 – July 17
Session 3: Monday July 22 – July 31
Session 4: August 5 – August 14
Fee for member: $25 per session
Fee for non-member: $50
Beach 2 from 10 a.m. to Noon
June 29 – August 17
Fee for members: $50
Fee for non–members: $100
Please note that beaches are closed to non-participants during swim lessons.
Swim Lesson Levels
Level 1: Beginner
Non-swimmers. Must be at least 3 years of age. Children frightened of the water should be in this group.
Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills
Early ability to dog paddle and able to hold breath and fully submerge head.
Level 3: Stroke Development
Must have graduated from Level 2 and know a few basic swimming skills. Will learn personal safety skills, basic crawl stroke and endurance.
Level 4: Stroke Improvement
Ability to crawl stroke 20 yards and comfortable in deep water. Will learn rotary breathing. Back crawl, survival stroke and safety skills.
Level 5: Stroke refinement
Possesses good crawl stroke and elementary backstroke. Ability to jump and dive into deep water. Will learn all strokes at this level.