Swimming


Before you go, you should know...

  • Bring a bathing suit, towel and goggles if needed.
  • Long hair should be tied back.
  • Street shoes are not permitted on the pool deck. If you would like shoes, they must be indoor sandals or water shoes.
  • Lockers are available for use; belongings cannot be left in the change cubicles.
  • Do not eat large meals before you come swimming, try a light snack instead.
  • Swimming lessons are designed to work on personal improvement and becoming water safe. Badges are not the only indicator of success, it takes time to learn to swim and achieve goals.

Why participate?

  • Knowing how to swim is a life skill.
  • Health Canada considers swimming to be one of the key physical skills.
  • Swimming is a complete physical activity that engages all muscle groups and helps develop strong bodies, good posture, endurance, and flexibility.
  • There is a low risk of injury when swimming as there is minimal stress on bones and joints.
  • Swimming helps improve brain function, circulation, and respiration.
  • Swimming is a stress reducer, that has a feel-good effect on the mind and body.
  • Swimming is a skills that can save lives - your own and others if in a distress situation.
  • Swimming is a fun recreational activity that individuals and families alike can enjoy.

www.redcross.ca/swim

Red Cross Swim Preschool (4 months to 5 years)


Red Cross Swim Preschool is an eight-level stand-alone program for four-month to five-year-old children that allows swimmers to enter various levels based on age and ability.

Red Cross Swim Kids (6 to 13 years)


Red Cross Swim Kids is a 10-level stand-alone program for six to thirteen-year-old children. Children learn to swim, be fit, and stay safe in a fun environment that promotes achieving a personal best and celebrates personal success.

Recreation Inclusion Support Program


Private Swim Lessons


Designed for participants who would like a 1:1 ratio. Participants will receive individual attention to improve their swimming technique and have the convenience of selecting their preferred day and time. Levels will be determined upon registration.

Semi-Private Swim Lessons


Semi-Private swimming lessons are ideal for individuals who prefer smaller class sizes. Receiving more individual attention can help to improve on specific skills and strokes that can be customized in a lower ratio lesson. The ratio of instructor to participant is 1:3.

Lifesaving & Leadership


Grandview Swim Lessons


Specialty Courses


Spring Diving, Adult Learn to Swim, Female Only Learn to Swim