Swim Lessons

The World's Largest Swim Lesson has come to McKinney!

Join us, Thursday, June 17 for a FREE swim lesson! Register online today.

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McKinney Swim School


The McKinney Swim School offers programs suitable for all ages. We are committed to providing swim lessons that offer quality instruction, build confidence, and teach water safety skills in a safe environment.


Fees:
ResidentNon-Resident
4-class session*$25$33
8-class session*$50$66
*Each class description includes the number of classes in the session.


Locations:


Juanita Maxfield Aquatic Center1701 N. McDonald St.Classes are offered June-September
Senior Pool1400 S. College St.Classes are offered Year-Round


To register online for Swim Lessons, select 'Aquatic Classes' from the drop-down box labeled 'Type' and then click 'Search.'


A parent holding a small child. The Swim Instructor is holding a toy out to them.Student swimming to a Swim Instructor.

Class Descriptions


Swim 100 (Parent & Child)

This class provides you and your child an introduction to fundamental water skills and pool safety through educational songs and games. Each session has 8 classes. Register for Swim 100


Swim 101

This class teaches the fundamentals of floating, breath control, and swimming on the front and back, along with proper water entries and exits. Each session has 8 classes. Register for Swim 101


Swim 102

This class builds students' independence in swimming backstroke and front crawl while emphasizing basic rotary breathing. Each session has 8 classes. Register for Swim 102


Swim 103

This class is for students who can swim 15 yards of backstroke and front crawl with basic rotary breathing. In Swim 103 students improve rotary breathing, build endurance, and learn elementary backstroke. Each session has 8 classes. Register for Swim 103


Swim 104

This class is for students who can swim 25 yards of backstroke and front crawl. In Swim 104 students increase endurance, refine stroke technique, and receive an introduction to breaststroke and basic turns. Each session has 8 classes. Register for Swim 104


Swim 105

This class is for students who can swim backstroke, front crawl, and breaststroke a minimum of 50 yards. In Swim 105 students build endurance, increase stroke proficiency, and learn butterfly and flip turns. Each session has 8 classes. Register for Swim 105


Junior Lifeguarding

This class is designed for children ages 10-15. Students entering this course must be able to swim 50 yards front crawl, 50 yards back crawl, and 25 yards breaststroke. Students will be tested on the first day of the class.

The Junior Lifeguarding class teaches elements of a lifeguarding certification, including water entries, basic first aid, and an introduction to CPR. Participants will also continue stroke refinement, developing speed and increasing endurance through strength, distance, and drill training. This is NOT a certification course. Each session has 8 classes. Register for Junior Lifeguarding


Adult Swim

This class is designed for individuals ages 13 and older who would like to learn and/or improve upon their current swimming skills.

Students will be evaluated on the first day of the class and divided into separate groups according to their skill level. Each session has 8 classes. Register for Adult Swim


Adult 50+ Swim

This is an adaptable course that teaches skills at the level of each student. Adults 50 and over are welcome to participate in any Adult Swim classes; however, Adult 50+ Swim classes are reserved and designed specifically for adults ages 50 and over.

Students will be evaluated on the first day of the class and divided into groups according to skill level. Each session has 4 classes. Register for Adult 50+ Swim


Adapted Aquatics

View our Adapted Aquatics page for more information.

Learn skills for swimming, water safety, and interacting with peers through adapted and individualized teaching methods designed for individuals with varying abilities and needs. There is an emphasis on communication between parent and instructor in order to make the most of each lesson. Once you have registered for the class, call the Aquatics Coordinator to schedule an assessment for class placement. Each session has 4 classes. Register for Adapted Aquatics