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Preschool Aquatics: 4 yrs. - 6 yrs.  ♦  Children: 7 yrs. - 17 yrs.   ♦  Adult: 18 & older
Contact Facility Directly for Cost and Times
Facility Name Address Telephone
Banning Pool (Outdoor) 1450 N. Avalon Blvd., Wilmington, CA 90744 (310) 548-7420
Celes King III Pool (Indoor) 5001 Rodeo Rd., Los Angeles, CA 90016 (213) 847-3406
Cleveland High Pool (Indoor) 8120 Vanalden Ave., Reseda, CA 91335 (818) 756-9798
E.G. Roberts Pool (Indoor) 4526 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90019 (323) 936-8483
Echo Park Deep Pool (Indoor) 1419 Colton St., Los Angeles, CA 90026 (213) 481-2640
Fremont Pool (Indoor) 7630 S. Towne Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90003 (213) 847-3401
Glassell Park Pool (Outdoor) 3704 Verdugo Rd., Los Angeles, CA 90065 (323) 226-1670
Hubert Humphrey Pool (Outdoor) 12560 Filmore St., Pacoima, CA 91331 (818) 896-0067
(EXPO) John C. Argue/LA84 Foundation Swim Stadium (Outdoor) 3980 Bill Robertson Ln., Los Angeles, CA 90037 (213) 763-0129
(LACES) Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies Pool (Indoor) 5931 W. 18th St., Los Angeles, CA 90035 (323) 933-8345
Peck Park Pool (Outdoor) 560 N. Western Ave., San Pedro, CA 90732 (310) 548-2434
Richard Alatorre Pool (Indoor) 4721 Klamath St., Los Angeles, CA 90032 (323) 276-3042
Roosevelt High Pool (Outdoor) 456 S. Mathews St., Los Angeles, CA 90033 (213) 485-7391
(VNSO) Van Nuys Sherman Oaks Pool (Outdoor) 14201 Huston St., Van Nuys, CA 91403 (818) 783-6721
Venice High Pool (Indoor) 2490 Walgrove Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90066 (310) 575-8260
Westwood Pool (Indoor) 1350 Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025 (310) 478-7019

Swimming Lesson Categories & Requirement
Preschool Aquatics
Level I -
Children will learn how to enter and exit the water independently, submerge mouth underwater and blow bubbles for 3 seconds, glide on front for 2 body lengths then roll to back and float for 3 seconds and perform arm and leg actions on front and back.
Preschool Aquatics
Level 2 -
Children will build on and improve skills learned in Preschool Aquatics 1. Participants will learn how to open eyes underwater and retrieve objects, bobbing, floating on front and back, gliding on front and back, rolling from front to back and back to front, combined arm and leg actions on front and back for 3 body lengths.
Water Confidence - Participants will learn how to open eyes underwater and retrieve objects, bobbing, floating on front and back, gliding on front and back, rolling from front to back and back to front, combined arm and leg actions on front and back for 3 body lengths.
Beginner - Participants will learn to enter chest deep water by jumping in, fully submerge and hold breath for 10 seconds, rotary breathing, front float 10 seconds, back float 15 seconds, change direction of travel while swimming on front and back, tread water for 30 seconds in shoulder-deep water, combined arm and leg actions on front for 5 body lengths.
Advance Beginner - Learn dolphin and scissor kicks, rotary breathing, and progressive skills leading to diving, front crawl and elementary backstroke.
Intermediate - Refine crawl and elementary backstroke. Introduction to back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke and butterfly. Turns and surface dives introduced.
Swimmer - Refine strokes and improve conditioning. Learn additional aquatic skills such as surface dives, flip turns, and improve diving into the pool.
Adult Beginner - Help participants gain basic aquatic skills and swimming strokes.
Adult Intermediate - Improve participants’ proficiency in basic aquatic skills and the six basic swimming strokes.