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Gillette Swim Lessons

Lesson Registration InformationChild Swimming

Swim lessons are offered year round at various times.

Cost is $40 per child, per session. Please view the Recreational Brochure for details.

Patrons may register online only the first day of lesson registration beginning at 7 a.m. Registration is first come, first serve basis and there is no guarantee that a spot will be available. In person and online registration will continue the following day beginning at 7 a.m.

For online registration you will need to contact the Recreation Center at (307) 682-8527 to get a username and password at least one hour prior to online registration beginning.

If a child is signed up in the wrong class and there is not a correct spot available in the correct class, they may not be able to participate in lessons. Refunds will be available if you are unable to register for the correct class.

All spectators are asked to remain in designated spectator areas during the swim lessons.

If your child has not been in a lesson with the Red Cross material or has never participated in swimming lessons through the Recreation Center, they must have a swim test. The Campbell County Pool offers a free swimming evaluation for any child wishing to participate in swim lessons. Please call (307) 682-8527 and speak to Michaela or Kay to schedule a swim test.

Swim Lesson Schedule

Session 1: Registration- online only February 3
Online and in person registration February 4 - 14
Session Dates: February 10 - March 12

Session 2: Registration- online only March 23
Online and in person registration October March 24 - April 3
Session Dates: March 30 - April 30

Morning Lessons
9:00 - 9:30 a.m.Aqua Baby*
9:35 - 10:05 a.m. Aqua Tot*
10:10 - 10:40 a.m.Aqua Toddlers**
10:45 - 11:15 a.m.Guppy
11:20 - 11:50 a.m.Polliwogs
11:55 - 12:25 a.m.Tadpoles

Evening Lessons
Evening Lessons
4:15 - 4:45 p.m.Tadpoles
4:15 - 4:45 p.m.Level 1
Level 3
4:50 - 5:20 p.m. Aqua Toddler**
Level 2
4:50 - 5:20 p.m.Aqua Tot*
5:25 - 5:55 p.m.Aqua Baby*
5:25 - 5:55 p.m.Level 4/5

*Parents must accompany child in the water*
**Teachers may ask parents to accompany child in water**

Read more about Red Cross Swimming Lessons!

Special Events

Special No School Swim Days

Time: 1 - 4 p.m.

  • September 2
  • October 17

Time: 1 - 5 p.m.

  • October 18

Special Early Release Swim Days

Time: 1:30 - 4 p.m.

  • September 25
  • October 16

Milk Splash Friday's

Enjoy a carton of milk and a special snack after family swim. Family swim is designated time for parents and their children (ages 6 and under) to socialize with other families and enjoy the water together. Parents must accompany their children in the water.


  • September 13 & 27
  • October 11 & 25

Time: 10 a.m. - noon

Family Swim

This swim is designated for their parents and children (ages 6 and under) to enjoy the zero depth area together and to socialize. Parents must be with their children in the water.    

Days: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays

Time: 10 a.m. - noon

Gillette Private Swim Lessons

If you are interested in private lessons for yourself or your child, please call 682-8527 and speak with Michaela or Kay. Pool Staff will arrange a time that is convenient for both the student and the instructor. All lessons must be paid in advance.

Fee: $25.00 per one-half hour, per person
Ages: 5 years of age and older