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Learn To Swim
Learn To Swim
Swimming is one of the most important skills a person can learn; no other lesson or sport can save a person’s life! Our swim lessons utilize the American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program. For class descriptions, dates, times and fees, see the
For more than 40 years, we have provided:
Safe, caring and professional instruction
Fun and disciplined learning environment
Help to build self-confidence in the water
Small class sizes with an average ratio of 5 students/instructor
Classes for ages 1 through adult
Lessons offered year round
Classes for all skill levels including adaptive, private and specialty swim classes
USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash Grant:
The Brooklyn Canter Community Center has been the precipitant of the USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash Grant in 2017, 2018, and now 2019. This gracious grant has allowed the Community Center to provide free swim lessons for anyone who has not participated in swim lessons before. To register, print off the Make a Splash Grant form and fill out completely and return to the Community Center. Registration through the Make a Splash Grant is only available in person.
If you are interesting in more information, please call the Community Center at 763-569-3400.
Registration for the 2019 Make A Splash grant has ended. Thank you to the USA Swimming Foundation for providing over 80 free swim lessons!
Can my child wear a life jacket during open swim or swim lessons?
Can I sit on a bench on the pool deck to observe my child in swim lessons?
At what age can a child swim in the pool without a supervising adult in the water with them?
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