ONLINE REGISTRATION

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Class

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.

Saturdays, May 25, June 1 and 8, 2019

Time: 1:00-7:00pm

Location: Recreation Center Pool

Ages: 15+

Fee: $205, $165 w/IVGID Pass

Deadline to register: May 24, 2019

American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Class

Learn to be a Water Safety Instructor and teach swim lesson.  This class breaks down each stroke and trains you to teach swimming to anyone by incorporating creative teaching methods, covering basic water safety techniques. 

Sundays, May 26, June 2 & 16, 2019

Time: 1:00pm – 7:00pm

Location: Recreation Center Pool

Ages: 16+

Fee: $205, $165 w/pass

Deadline to register: Friday, May 24, 2019

Junior Aid Training Class

This course will teach you everything you need to know to be an assistant in swim lessons. We will train you to work alongside our swim instructors. Junior Aids may receive perks for helping with our swim lesson.

Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019

Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm

Location: Recreation Center Pool

Ages: 10-14

Fee: $31, $25 w/IVGID Pass

Deadline to register: Friday, June 7, 2019

American Red Cross Junior Lifeguard Training

A developmental program designed to give youth an introduction to becoming a future lifeguard.  Class covers safety-training concepts that our certified staff use.  Students will also get a chance to shadow a guard for a shift during the summer. This class does not certify you as a lifeguard.

Dates: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday (2 week sessions)

July 8- 10 & July 15-17, 2019

Times: 12:30pm – 3:00pm

Location: Recreation Center Pool

Ages: 10-14

Fee: $56, $45 w/IVGID Pass (includes books and materials)

Deadline to register: July 6, 2019

 

Incline Village Learn to Swim Program

Swim lessons are offered for a variety of ages and abilities. Programs are designed to follow the American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines and all instructors are Water Safety Instructor certified. Class maximum is four. Swim lesson schedules follow the Incline/Washoe County school breaks and whether or not we have conflicting programs. If you have any comments or suggestions about swim lessons, please feel free to contact the Aquatics Office at (775) 832-1321.

Register online with the link at the top of the page!  To register in person or by phone please visit the Recreation Center, 980 Incline Way, or call (775) 832-1310.  Please call the Aquatics office for questions or more information at (775) 832-1321. 

Swim Lesson Scholarship Program

We have a terrific scholarship program for kids to learn to swim. Please call the Parks & Recreation Department Counter at (775) 832-1310 if financial assistance is needed for lessons.

Swim Lesson Registration Details

Please refer to the Swim Lesson Level Descriptions below for class enrollment recommendations. If your child is between two levels, please register them for the lower level (the instructor can give them more advanced skills to work on if needed). Remember, no class can “drown-proof” your child. Constant supervision around water and Coast Guard approved life jackets are essential. Instructors will pre-test all students the first day of class. You may only register your own household for lessons unless you have a signed release form and payment from another household. All registration can be done in person at the Parks & Recreation Counter or by calling (775) 832-1310.

Registration Process

  • Registration will close the Friday before each session at 5:30 pm. After this time you may add your name to the waitlist and we will contact you if a spot opens.
  • If the class you want is full, please put your name on the waiting list, and we will attempt to fill any vacancies before the start of the first class.
  • If you are signed up for the session and will not be at the first day of class, please notify the Parks & Recreation Department Counter at (775) 832-1310 to ensure you do not lose your spot.
  • If after the first class, we have been unable to reach you, your spot will be refunded and the next on the waiting list will be called.

Youth Swim Lesson REGISTRATION DATES:

Monday - Friday

Session I: June 10 - 14, 2019

Session II : July 1 - 5, 2019

Session III: July 15 - 19, 2019

Session IV: July 29 - August 2, 2019

 

Sunday Lessons:

Session A: June 10 - 14, 2019

Session B: July 15 - 19, 2019

 

Youth Swim Lesson Session Dates for Recreation Center & Burnt Cedar Pool (subject to change)

Monday - Thursday (4 days a week for 2 weeks)

Session I: June 17 - 27, 2019

No class the week of July 1 - 7, 2019

Session II: July 8 - 18, 2019

Session III: July 22 - August 1, 2019

Session IV: August 5- 15, 2019 

 

Sunday Mornings (4 weeks) Held at the Recreation Center Pool (includes 8 sessions held on Sundays for a 4 week period)

Session A: June 16 - July 14, 2019 (no class on 7/7)

Session B: July 21 - August 11, 2019

9:30am- 10:30am: Parent Tot

10:05am - 10:35am: Preschool 

10:40am – 11:10am: Level 3, 4, & 5

Fee: $38, $31 w/IVGID Pass

 

Burnt Cedar Pool- Morning Outdoor Lessons 

Valid IVGID Picture Passholders with beach access are invited to join us at Burnt Cedar Pool for swim lessons. Soak up the sun and enjoy the view while our instructors teach your kids about water safety and swimming. The pool is heated and ready for all ages and skill levels.

Level 2, 3, 4 &5: 9:15am- 9:45am

9:50am- 10:20am: Parent/Tot, Preschool, Level 1

10:25am – 10:55am: Parent/Tot, Preschool, Level 1: 

Fee: $57 w/ IVGID Picture Pass holders with beach access only

 

Recreation Center Pool -  Afternoon Lessons

Levels offered at each class time are as follows:

3:00pm - 3:30pm:  Level 1, 2, & 3

3:35pm – 4:05pm: Preschool, Level 1, 2 & 3

4:10pm – 4:40pm: Parent Tot, Preschool, level 4 & 5

4:45pm – 5:15pm:  Level 2, 3 & 4

Fee: $71, $57 w/ IVGID Pass

 

 

Register online with the link at the top of the page!  To register in person or by phone please visit the Recreation Center, 980 Incline Way, or call (775) 832-1310.

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Lesson Descriptions

(Teaching AMERICAN RED CROSS standards)

  • Parent/Tot ~ Suggested age 6 mos - 4 yrs
  • Class A: An introduction to the pool for infants and toddlers. Parent(s) will be in the water with child while an instructor guides the group through activities.
  • Class B: An introduction to Preschool Level 1 skills including some work on the platform with parent support. 

*Preschool classes below are designed for children 3-4 years old and have completed at least one Parent/ Tot session.

  • Preschool class 1* ~ Orients children to the aquatic environment and helps them gain basic aquatic skills. Focus on listening skills and water play.
  • Preschool class 2* ~ Children gain greater independence in their skills and develop comfort in and around water. Float independently and start working on treading water and front and back strokes.
  • Preschool class 3* ~ Children gain basic swimming propulsive skills and fully submerge underwater. Floating on front and back independently and changing direction while swimming. Treading water will also be integrated into lessons.

*Swimmer level classes are designed for children 5 years or older.

  • Level 1 ~ Introduction to water skills. Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Skills include working on back floats, front floats, introduction to front and back crawl and correct body position.
  • Level 2 ~ Fundamental water skills. For swimmers comfortable in 3 ½ ft of water, can immerse their face, and do both a front and back float with assistance. Focus on the components of front crawl and backstroke.
  • Level 3 ~ Stroke development. For swimmers beginning to learn and master the early components of front crawl and backstroke, as well as the dolphin, breaststroke, and scissor kicks. Focus on breath control and enhanced comfort in the water. Elementary backstroke and survival float will also be covered.  Participation requires the child must have completed Level 2 or demonstrate the equivalent skill level during water testing.
  • Level 4 ~ Stroke improvement. For swimmers who can perform forward progression with front crawl and backstroke at least 15 yards. Students will put previous skills to use and will work heavily on side breathing with freestyle. Some diving/water entry from the side of the pool will also be covered. 
  • Level 5 ~ Stroke refinement. For students who can swim front crawl and backstroke at least one length of the pool, 25 yards.  Swimmers will work on all competitive strokes and be introduced to personal water safety and endurance on all strokes will be increased.  Flip turns and basic diving will be covered.
  • Pre-Swim Team ~ Students who have completed Level 5 will focus on training tools that help you become a fitness swimmer.  Focuses on flip turns, stoke technique, and water exercise principals. If you like this class you might consider joining our recreation swim team!

Private & Semi-Private Swim Lessons (all ages)

Beginner Springboard Dive Private & Semi-Private Lessons, all ages

Private lessons are available with certified Water Safety Instructors outside of group lesson times. To make a private lesson request, please call the Aquatics Office at (775) 832-1321. All private lessons are subject to availability of instructor staff. Lessons must be paid for in advance of taking the lesson. Payment must be made at the Parks & Recreation Department Counter.

Private ½ hour lesson (one student) $40, $32( w/IVGID Pass)  or 5 Pack: $183, $144 (w/IVGID Pass)

Semi-Private ½ hour lesson (2 students same level) $54, $43 (w/IVGID Pass) or 5 Pack: $247, $196 (w/IVGID Pass)

Swim Team (Monthly)

*Please note a slight price reduction during Holiday months for missed practices.

Incline Aquatics Swim Team (ages 6+)

Incline Aquatics Requirements:

  • Ages 6 and up (younger upon coach approval)
  • Athletes need to try out before registering
  • Must be water safe and able to swim one length of freestyle
  • Must be able to listen and follow directions

Primary focus is improving stroke technique and efficiency in all four strokes (butterfly, backstroke, breastroke and freestyle). Athletes will also work on race starts and turns, and building endurance.

  • 2 days per week - $66, $54 w/IVGID Pass; any 2 days M-Th 5:30-6:30pm
  • 3 days per week - $99, $81 w/IVGID Pass; any 3 days M-Th 5:30-6:30pm
  • 4 days per week - $132, $108 w/IVGID Pass; M-Th 5:30-6:30pm

Pre-Swim Team

Students who have completed Level 5 in swim lessons will focus on training tools that help you become a fitness swimmer.  Focuses on flip turns, stoke technique, and water exercise principals. If you like this class you might consider joining our recreation swim team!

2 days per week - $50/$40 w/IVGID Pass. Any 2 days M-Th 4:45-5:30pm
3 days per week - $74/$61 w/IVGID Pass. Any 3 days M-Th 4:45-5:30pm
4 days per week - $99/$81 w/IVGID Pass. All 4 days M-Th 4:45-5:30pm

Location: Incline Recreation Center Pool

Northern Nevada Aquatics Requirements:

  • Ages 6 and up (younger upon coach approval)
  • Athletes need to try out before registering
  • Must be water safe and able to swim one length each of freestyle and backstroke
  • Must be able to listen and follow directions
  • Basic understanding of all 4 competitive strokes

Northern Nevada Aquatics is associated with USA Swimming and focuses on improving technique, efficiency and endurance in all four strokes, as well as perfecting starts and turns. Athletes may participate in USA Swimming meets.

  • Non-competition 3 days per week - $135, $122 w/IVGID Pass (does not pay outside NNA fee); any 3 days M-F 5:30-7:00pm
  • Competition 3 days per week - $64, $52 w/IVGID Pass; any 3 days M-F 5:30-7:00pm
  • Competition 5 days per week - $107, $87 w/IVGID Pass; M-F 5:30-7:30pm

Swim Challenges

Swim Around Tahoe (all ages)

To complete this program you can swim in the pool, the lake or at whatever facility you desire. Write down your mileage and we track your progress on a large map of the lake. Upon completion of your 72 mile journey, you will receive a t-shirt and your name on “the finishers” plaque placed at the pool. If you are ready to get in shape, sign up and get started! Swim Around Tahoe is open to participants ages 14 and older or younger swimmers who are able to swim five continuous laps.

Registration: $34, $27 (w/IVGID Pass); Registration is due May 1, and good for one year

Master Swim Program

This free program will allow you to meet fellow swimmers and teammates who will help with exercise accountability. Also available for a fee: monthly clinics and a competitive team option. All swim level workouts are created by a USA Coach, Personal Trainer or Water Safety Instructor. Register at the Incline Recreation Center.  Please call the Aquatics office for more information at (775) 832-1321.