Register for select programs online with the above link. To register in person or by phone please visit the Recreation Center, 980 Incline Way, or call (775) 832-1310.

Pool & Aqua Fitness Schedules

Water Safety Instructor Class 

Learn to be a Water Safety Instructor and teach swim lessons. This class breaks down each stroke and trains you to teach swimming to anyone by incorporating creative teaching methods, covering basic water safety techniques. Ages 16+ years. View details on the WSI Page.

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Classes

This sanctioned course encompasses Lifeguarding, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid, and AED Certifications. All applicants must be able to pass a skills pre-requisite swim test. Must attend all classes and complete all online course work to be eligible for the final exam. If there are any current trainings, they will be posted on the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training web page.

Swim Instructors - Now Hiring!

Teach water safety and swimming techniques to children and adults at the Recreation Center pool. View details and apply at


Group Swim Lessons

Swim lessons are offered for a variety of ages and abilities. Programs are designed to follow the American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.

Youth & Adult Private or Semi-Private Swim Lessons

Private lessons are available with Water Safety Instructors, as well as stroke clinics with our swim coaches. To make a private lesson request, please email the Aquatics Office at All private lessons are subject to availability of instructor staff. Lessons must be paid for in advance; payment must be made at the Recreation Center Counter.

  • Fees: 
    • ½ hour lesson (one student) $60, $45 w/IVGID Pass 
    • Semi-private (two students): $73, $50
    • 4-Pack (one student): $221, $166 w/ IVGID Pass
    • 4-Pack Semi-private (two students): $287, $215 w/ IVGID Pass.
    • Pods (4 students): $120, $90 w/ IVGID Pass

Indoor Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP) Lessons

Professional SUP instruction will be catered to the learning needs/goals of the individual/group. View details on the Indoor SUP Lessons page.

Aquatics Programs

Aqua Fitness Classes

View a list of aqua fitness classes and the current schedule on the Pool & Aqua Fitness Schedule Page

Summer Splash Swim Program

The Summer Splash Swim Program focuses on stroke development and overall swimming endurance while having fun in the Burnt Cedar Pool. Visit the Summer Splash Swim Program page for more information.

Youth Water Polo/Splash Ball

Water polo and Splash Ball will provide athletes with a fun and competitive environment to increase their swimming ability as well as overall fitness. Visit the Youth Water Polo page for more information.

Youth Swim Clinic

This clinic will focus on stroke development and overall swimming endurance. Visit the Youth Swim Clinic page for more information.

Splashes & Glassesswim female

Swim, connect, and indulge with other women on Wednesday evenings. The first Wednesdays is designated for beginner swimmers (participants should at least be comfortable in chest-deep water) and the remainder of the month is focused on intermediate and advanced skills. Swim from and then join the group for an optional après swim outing at various locations around town. View more information about the current session on the Splashes & Glasses page

Swim Around Tahoe

To complete this program you can swim in the pool, the lake or whatever facility you desire. Write down your mileage and we will track your progress. Upon completion of your 71 mile journey, you will receive a t-shirt and your name on “the finishers” plaque at the pool. If you are ready to get in shape, sign up at the Rec Center and get started!  Swim Around Tahoe is open to swimmers of all ages and levels with annual registration. Fee: $52, $39 w/IVGID Pass. 

Swim Teams (ages 6+)

Pre-Swim Team

Improve your swimming skills this season! Goals include stroke improvement and development, endurance, and the opportunity to sign up for the swim team. View more details on the Pre-Swim Team page.  


Northern Nevada Aquatics Swim Team

Northern Nevada Aquatics provides the opportunity for athletes to compete at the highest levels. Our year-round competitive swim team offers high-quality professional coaching and technique instruction. View more details on the Swim Team page.