Lessons and Special Events
Gillette Swim Lessons
Lesson Registration Information
Swim lessons are offered year round at various times.
Cost is $38 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 or credit on account 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.
Spring Swim Lesson Schedule
Session 1: Registration- online only January 2
Online and in person registration January 3 - January 6
Session Dates: January 7 - February 7
Session 2: Registration- online only February 11
Online and in person registration February 12 - February 15
Session Dates: February 25 - March 28
|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.||Guppies|
|11:20 - 11:50 a.m.||Polliwogs|
|11:55 - 12:25 a.m.||Tadpoles|
|4:15 - 4:45 p.m.||Tadpoles|
|4:15 - 4:45 p.m.||Polliwogs|
|4:50 - 5:20 p.m.||Guppies|
|4:50 - 5:20 p.m.||Aqua Tot*|
|5:25 - 5:55 p.m.||Aqua Baby*|
|5:25 - 5:55 p.m.||Aqua Toddler**|
*Parents must accompany child in the water*
**Teachers may ask parents to accompany child in water**
Read more about Red Cross Swimming Lessons!
Special No School Swim Days
Time: 1 - 4 p.m.
- November 12
- January 14
- February 18
- April 18
- April 22
Time: 1 - 4:45 p.m.
- November 23
- April 19
Special Early Release Swim Days
Time: 1:30 - 4 p.m.
- November 21
- December 5
- December 21
- February 6
- May 1
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.
- November 16 & 30
- December 14
- January 11 & 25
- February 8 & 22
- March 8 & 22
- April 12 & 26
Time: 10 a.m. - noon
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
Wright Swim Lessons
Wright Recreation Center swim lessons are not currently being offered. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Special Open Pool Hours: 1 - 4 p.m.
- September 2
- December 23 - January 2, 2020
Come enjoy the zero depth area of our pool with your little one. This dedicated pool time is for children 6 years old and younger with their parents. This is a perfect opportunity to socialize with other families while having fun in the water. Parents must accompany their children in the water and stay in the zero-depth area.
Dates: August 23 - December 20
Time: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Fee: No charge for patrons with passes or $3 drop in fee for both