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parent & child swim lessons

Parents, this program lets participants explore and become comfortable in the water with you right by their side. Our instructor will guide you and your child through different water activities and songs that promote water safety knowledge, aquatic adjustment, and swimming readiness skills. All participants under 2 years or regularly diapered must wear a facility-approved swim pant (available for $6 at the Inwood Athletic Club).


aqua tots

This class orients young swimmers to basic swimming skills and water safety through fun water activities. On the first day of class, participants will be evaluated and placed into the appropriate level based on skill.


learn to swim

This class covers swimming skills and water safety knowledge in a logical progression. The first day of class is a 15-minute water skills evaluation session, with time slots available during regular class times. Participants must sign up for a time slot upon registering at the Inwood Athletic Club front desk in person or by calling 815-741-7275 ext. 100. Space is limited during each time slot, and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Starting with the second day of each session, classes will be the full length of time. On the first full day of class, each swimmer will have already been assigned to a class based on the skills observed at the evaluation session.


Adult Swim Lessons beginner

It is never too late to learn to swim. Whether your goal is to just be comfortable in the water or stroke improvement, our instructors will work with you to set and achieve your goal.