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School Year Swim Lessons

Social Distancing and masks are still required for swim lessons held at Puyallup HS Pool. Changes to the swimming lesson program include smaller class sizes and swim instructors wearing face shields with drapes or masks.
*Please Note* 
1. Entrance cannot be given more than 5 minutes before your scheduled time in order to give swim participants time to exit the locker rooms. (It is suggested that participants wear their swimsuit under their clothes to expedite arrival to class.)
2. Swim lesson participants are encouraged to shower before entering the swimming pool.

3. There is limited space in the locker room for changing and showering after swim lessons. It is encouraged to bring an extra towel, bathrobe, sweats etc. for your swim lesson participant(s) to wear over their swimsuits after swim lessons and to leave from the pool deck to change/shower at home. 
4. Lockers are not available. Swim participants must take their items out of the locker room with them.

5. Masks must be worn at all times except when showering or when in the pool.
6. Progress reports will be distributed at the end of each session. Parents may also track their participants progress using the downloaded the Swim American Red Cross app by either texting SWIM to 90999 or searching for it in your phone app store. Swim Lesson Achievement Booklet are also available from the front lobby of the pool, or downloading it from the pool website.
7.Swimming lesson class sizes will be reduced to allow for social distancing requirements of the school district.
8. Parents/Spectators are asked to sit in the balcony/seating area during swimming lessons.

Weekday Swim Lesson Sessions:
Session #1
March 15, 2022 - April 7, 2022

Session # 2
April 19, 2022 - May 12, 2022

Session #3
May 17, 2022 - June 9, 2022

Saturday Swim Lesson Sessions: 
Session #1
January 8, 2022 - February 26, 2022
Online Registration Begins December 18th at 12:01am

Session #2
March 26, 2022 - May 14, 2022

Please note any new PHS Pool program Level 3 participant will need to take a swim test before swimming lessons begin to verify they can meet the minimum swim requirement of the American Red Cross swim lesson program:

Swimming on their front with face in the water for 5 body lengths, then roll onto their back to float for 15 seconds, then roll back to their front swimming another 5 body lengths in the lap pool while not touching the bottom, the side, or stopping.
Jump in the deep end of the pool and tread water for 15 seconds.
Swim tests are free and can be done during any lap swim time.

Private Swim Lessons
Private swim lessons are $27.50 per individual swim lesson. They must be scheduled in advance by calling the pool at
1-253-840-8811 x 0. 

Instructors will teach in the water wearing a face shield with drape and help the swim participant practice their water skills unless requested otherwise. The American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program will be used unless requested otherwise. Times and days currently available are:

*Private Lessons are full - We are currently not adding anyone to private lesson waitlists.
*Please note: there are limited swim classes available due to staff shortage.

revised: 12/01/21