Kannapolis Recreation Park
2225 Fowler St., Kannapolis NC 28083
704-932-9734

swimming lessons

Swimming lessons will be available all summer. Certified life guard instructors.

  • Levels for 3 to 5 years old and 6 years and up.
  • 4 – 30 minute classes. Monday-Thursday. Friday will be a make-up day.
  • Group lessons with 3-5 students. If 3 students are not signed up by one week in advance your lesson may be rescheduled.
  • Pricing: $40 per student, $25 administrative fee per family.
  • Lessons will be scheduled based on age, and the participants will be swim tested the first day of class and split up between instructors based on skill level.
  • Class dates will be posted on website from May 1st.

You will be able to sign up starting May 1st. The sign-up sheet will be available at http://northside-pmg.com/services/swim_lessons. To sign up early please email/fax/mail the sign-up sheet to Carolina Pool Management. After the pool is open for the season, sign-up sheets will also be available at Kannapolis Recreation Park and can be turned in at the park.

Email: Ruthie Weiner (email: Ruthie.Weiner@northside-pmg.com)
Fax: 704-788-6348
Address: 40 Odell School Rd, Unit #4, Concord, NC 28027

Levels for Children 3 to 5 years old

A child may be at a level more than once

Level 1:

Basic Introduction to water, rules, and safety.

Successful completion of level is when, but not limited to, when the child feels comfortable in the water and is able to fully submerge their body with or without the help of an instructor

Level 2:

Introduction to treading water, front float, back float, “BOB’s”, streamline and flutter kick.

Successful completion of level is when, but not limited to, when the child can complete 5 “BOB’s”, jump in and out of pool, and shows significant improvement and understanding of treading water, and back and front float.

Level 3:

Review of treading water, front float, back float. Introduction to basic front crawl.

Successful completion of this level is when, but not limited to, the child is able to swim front crawl 5 feet, tread water for 20 seconds and swim the remaining 5 feet front crawl.

Levels for Children 6 years old and Up

A child may be at a level more than once

Level 1:

Introduction to water, rules, and safety. Basic skills such as treading water, front float, back float, “BOB’s” and front crawl

Successful completion of this level is when, but not limited to, the child being able to swim front crawl 5 feet, tread water for 20 seconds and swim the remaining 5 feet front crawl.

Level 2:

Introduction to freestyle

Successful completion of this level is when the child has mastered the basic freestyle stroke and can complete 35 feet of proper freestyle.

Level 3:

Introduction to backstroke

Successful completion of this level is when the child has mastered the basic backstroke and can complete 35 feet of proper backstroke.

Level 4:

Introduction to breaststroke

Successful completion of this level is when the child has mastered the basic breaststroke and can complete 20 feet of proper breaststroke.

Level 5:

Introduction to the butterfly stroke and flip-turns

Successful completion of this level is when the child has mastered the basic butterfly stroke and can complete 15 feet of proper butterfly.

Level 6:

Introduction to diving. A child must be able to swim 25 yards of freestyle and has passed level 5.

Successful completion of this level is when a child can enter the water hands first and make a clean entry into the water.