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Swimming Lessons

Fall 2020 programs will run from September 13 to October 31, 2020.

Registration Dates
Mount Pearl Residents: September 8th at 5pm
Open Registration: September 10th at 5pm

Swimming Lessons – Fall 2020 Flyer

Online Registration

Changes to Lesson Levels

Please refer to the following changes to Lesson Levels:

  • Red Cross Swim – Parent & Tot (Starfish, Duck, Sea Otter): Will not be offered at this time.
  • Red Cross Swim – Preschool (Sea Turtle, Salamander, Sunfish, Crocodile, Whale):  A caregiver is always required to be in the water.  The Caregiver aged 19+ must be comfortable in chest-deep water and able to hold the participant as needed as they practice skills.  Normally, this would be handled by the Instructor; however, staff are required to maintain 6 feet of physical distancing unless in case of emergency.
  • Red Cross Swim – School Age Level 1 to 5: A caregiver is always required to be in the water.  The Caregiver aged 19+ must be comfortable in chest-deep water and able to hold the participant as needed as they practice skills.  Normally, this would be handled  by the Instructor; however, staff are required to maintain 6 feet of physical distancing unless in case of emergency. Each child should have their own caregiver assigned.  Class size has been reduced to accommodate caregivers.
  • Red Cross Swim – School Age Level 6 to 10: Class size has been reduced
  • Red Cross Swim – Adult Beginners: Will not be offered at this time.
  • Red Cross Swim – Adult Intermediate and Advanced: No change. Lessons will be spread out so that physical distancing can be maintained. Instructors will respond in case of emergency.
  • Red Cross Swim – Private Lessons: At this time Private Lessons will only be available for levels 6 and up.
  • Leadership Courses (Water Safety Instructor, Nationals, Bronze Cross etc): Will not be offered during this time (Sept/Oct). Names will be taken for next upcoming course by calling the Aquatics Office at 748-1007. For courses interrupted during closure, you will be contacted with a plan in place.

 

Canadian Red Cross Swim Lessons Fall 2020 COVID Protocols:

In consultation with the Canadian Red Cross Learn to Swim Program and Newfoundland and Labrador COVID-19 restrictions, the following guidelines have been developed:

  • Instructors are required to maintain physical distancing unless in case of emergency.
  • Fall Registration for City of Mount Pearl Residents begins online at 5pm on September 8, Outside residents September 10 at 5pm.
  • Equipment will be available for classes and will be disinfected before and after each use.
  • Participants will be assigned their own equipment to use for the duration of their daily class.
  • Equipment is not to be shared between participants.
  • Changerooms will be assigned, prior to classes beginning Aquatics staff will be in contact to assign you.

 


For More Information:

T:  748-1002
swimming@mountpearl.ca

Cancellation Policy – Classes may be cancelled or combined depending on registration and are subject to time change when necessary. We reserve the right to cancel a class if not enough participants have registered. Credits or refunds will only be issued if the class is cancelled by the Department of Community Development or if a participant is medically required to withdraw from a program with at least half of the classes remaining for the session and a doctor’s note is provided at the time.