*Swim Lessons Update* The April 2019 session will be the last Group, HSPE, and Private lessons offered. Lessons will resume when the facility reopens in 2020.
Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday
5:30am - 8:30pm
5:30am - 9:00pm
7:00am - 4:00pm
10:00am - 4:00pm
4:00pm - 8:00pm
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Preschool Aquatics (Ages 4-5) (PS)
30 minute classes for ages 4 to 5 years. 2-6 students per class.
Preschool 1: In Preschool Aquatics Level 1, children gain comfort in the water and are introduced to basic skills (kicks and floats) with instructor support.
Preschool 2: The Preschool 2 class sets up the young swimmers to perform the basic skills independently.
Preschool 3: The final Preschool level builds on the basics to combine skills. Children will begin performing glides, glides with kicks, and be introduced to alternating arms.
We also have lessons for teens and adults with varying levels of ability. Instructors work with each student to set individual goals. This class is appropriate for beginning swimmers or those looking to refine their stokes. This class is 45 minutes long.
This class is geared towards the child with an interest in competitive swimming. Children will be swimming full lengths - 25 yards - and will be developing proficiency in all strokes, with correct turns and breathing. Endurance will be a focus. Participants must have completed Learn to Swim Level 6, or tested at that level. Class is 3 days a week
Private Swim Lessons
We provide private swim lessons Monday-Thursday and also on Saturday. These run in 30-minute blocks for $22 for 1 or 2 children. Call the office for more information or to be added to our waitlist!
We offer StarGuard Lifeguard Classes four times a year. This class covers water rescues, CPR, AED, & First Aid training, and team emergency management. William Shore Pool frequently hires new lifeguards after completing this class.
For youth 11 - 15 years of age - try our Junior Lifeguard Class! We cover the same skill techniques and even offer an opportunity to shadow on-duty lifeguards!
Each 30 minute class is designed for parent and child interaction to develop comfort in the water. Children ages 6 months - 3 years of age will benefit from this beginner level. Children progress in this class through the use of games and songs. With parents' support, children will begin learning skills such as kicks and floats. Note: Children who are not yet potty trained must wear plastic pants over a cloth diaper or a swim diaper while in the water.
These 30 minute classes are for children ages 6 and older. 2-6 students per class.
Learn to Swim 1: A beginner swim class for youth to gain comfort in the water. Swimmers will learn floats and kicks, beginning with instructor support.
Learn to Swim 2: Students in this level are comfortable in the water, and will start positioning for swim strokes. Glides, with and without kicks, will be practiced and alternating arms will be incorporated. By the end of the class, swimmers will have completed combined stroke on front and back.
Learn to Swim 3: Level 3 students will build on their front and back stroke distance. Breaststroke will be introduced, and swimmers will spend time in the deep water working on treading water and diving.
Learn to Swim 4: Swimmers in Level 4 will be swimming full laps in front crawl, back stroke, and breaststroke – building endurance and improving the strokes. Work will begin on butterfly and open turns.
Learn to Swim 5: Students at this level have learned all of the strokes and are now working on building endurance and proficiency. Flip turns will be introduced.
Learn to Swim 6: This level emphasizes increasing swimming distance, building endurance, and improving technique in all strokes.
An introduction to fundamental Springboard Diving Skills. Participants in Level 1 must be able to dive from the side of the pool. Participants in Level 2 must have instructor recommendation. Class is 45 minutes long.
We encourage our Homeschool families to take advantage of the slower day times - 1pm-3pm. On Tuesday or Thursday during the school year, we offer a Homeschool PE class with a group lesson the first 1/2 hour, instructor-led games for a 1/2 hour, then a supervised open swim from 2-3pm. This class runs for a month for $24 per child.
All classes are 30 minutes long unless otherwise noted.
Classes have a five minute break in between, please use this time to speak with your instructor.
All classes and times are subject to change due to instructor availability, please check at pool office for complete schedule.
Two students must be registered to run a class. In cases where only one student is registered parents can opt to transfer to another class, get a credit on their account, request a refund, or pay for the second student.
Children learn better in the appropriate level. Swim tests are available for proper lesson placement, please call us to schedule an appointment for placement testing.
Don’t miss out on all the exciting opportunities at the William Shore Pool! Please note that classes fill up quickly. Registration is done on a first-come-first-served basis through our online registration page. Payment is due at the time of registration.
Cancellation and Refund Policy Refund Policy:
Refunds are subject to management approval. If requested before the start of the session, a full refund will likely be given. For approved refunds requested following the start of the session, only the remaining balance will be given. Parents may also opt to have a credit placed on the student’s pool account. Please complete the attached Refund Request Form.
Wait List Registration Policy
If a class becomes full, the students name will automatically be placed on a waiting list. If a space in the class opens, we will notify you by telephone.
Financial Aid and Scholarships
William Shore Pool has a financial Aid and Scholarship program available to low income families who want to participate in any of the programs offered at the William Shore Pool. This includes both admissions, lessons and exercise programs. Fill out the Financial Aid and Scholarship Application and turn into the pool office for processing.
For further inquiries, please call 360-417-9767