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Swim Lessons


Attention: Swim Lessons for June-August are held at our outdoor pools. More Information.



Indoor Swim Lessons at Sachs Recreation Center

Sachs Recreation Center has a four lane, 20-yard indoor pool. Swimmers may enjoy Group and Private swim lessons. You may register for Learn-to-Swim classes at JPCC or at SRC, by mail, online, or by fax. Participants are allowed one make-up class during the session. The Illinois Department of Public Health requires that all children who are not toilet trained must wear swim diapers and tight fitting rubber/vinyl pants under swim suits. This rule will be strictly enforced.

Swim Lesson Options

Pre-swim Parent and Tot
Instructor directs parents as they work with their child. The goal is to help the child and parent become comfortable in the water. Water adjustment exercises and games will be conducted; one child per parent.  

Station Swim Lessons
These lessons are designed around repetitive actions at high volume. Classes are offered 3 days a week, no make ups, and you can pick and choose which ones you attend.

There are 5 stations:

  1. Glides
  2. Arm strokes
  3. Swimming
  4. Kicking
  5. Games

Traditional Swim Lessons
Open to all levels. Swimmers will be placed in like skill level group on the first lesson. Each class will work on the four key strokes in swimming, as well as water skills like going underwater, blowing bubbles, floats, glides and diving for objects. 1:5 ratio max.


Deerfield Park District
836 Jewett Park Drive
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 945-0650
(847) 945-0699 (fax)
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