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Classes for all ages

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Serving generations of Northland families with the highest quality American Red Cross swim lesson instruction for over 25 years!
• Infant, pre-school & youth group lessons
• Adult private lessons
• Pre-school and youth private & semi-private lessons
• Small classes sizes
• Experienced, ARC Certified Water Safety Instructors

Registration for lessons closes at noon on the first day of the corresponding session except for Saturday sessions which close at noon on the Friday before.
We do not accept late registration for sessions already in progress!
Disclaimer: If there are fewer than 3 students signed up by the Friday prior to each new session for any class level, we will contact those families giving them the option of moving to a different time & day or a credit towards a future session of lessons.


Important Update on Private Lessons Offered at UMD

Private Lessons (one child only) $20 per 1⁄2 hr. lesson Semi-Private Lessons (two children) $25 per 1⁄2 hr. lesson Private Lessons are sold by purchasing a (4) 1/2 hour lesson punch card. All scheduling of Private Swim Lessons is negotiated between the Water Safety Instructor and the guardian of the student to ensure you get the best times to fit your busy schedule. There is a limited number of clients we can cater to each semester. To check if there is still availability for January-May, please call 218-726-7128.

For more information about our Private Swim Lesson program and to check availability, please contact Student WSI Supervisor Sommer Heikkila.
Email: heikk110@d.umn.edu
Office Phone: 218-726-6516

Free parking after 5pm in the pay lot on the corner of St. Marie Street and University Drive!