Swimming Lessons

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"Learn to Swim" Program Group Swimming Lessons

Spring, summer, and fall group swimming lessons, both morning and evening lessons (depending on season), are held at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Center Pool on Elm Street.  We offer American Red Cross Levels 1, 2, 3, and 4.

No rain cancellations; indoor water safety activities are substituted.

No refunds issued.  Accommodations may be made in a future session with valid medical excuse if space permits.

Registration is limited to one session until the current session is completed.

Levels 1 and 2 (one-week courses):  $45 City resident, $56 Non-City

Levels 3 and 4 (two-weeks courses):  $65 City resident, $81 Non-City

For a description of the swimming skills targeted for learning in each level, click on the following link:  Swim lessons guide with levels


Register for all lessons at the Atlantic Recreation Center.

For the summer 2022 group lessons schedule, open either of the following links:  Summer 2022 Group Lessons Schedule ; Summer 2022 Group Lessons Schedule (text only)

Private Lessons

Private swimming lessons available for ages 6 months - adult.  Lessons are tailored to goals and abilities.

Days and times are based on instructors' availability, and scheduling options are limited.  Lessons may be taken at either the Atlantic Pool on Atlantic Avenue or MLK, Jr. Pool on Elm Street.

One private lesson (30 minutes):  $25 City resident, $31 Non-City Package of 4 private lessons:  $75 City resident, $94 Non-City Private lessons must be scheduled in advance with Aquatics Manager Kaitlyn Rivera. Email:  krivera@fbfl.org. Phone: 904-310-3362. Instruction is also available at Atlantic Pool through Jax Mobile Swim School, a contracted swim instruction provider.  Email Whitney at info@jaxswim.com.