Swim Lessons

Bedford Parks and Recreation will be offering various levels of swim lessons for the 2022 summer season. Swim lessons will be held at Roy Savage Pool, located at 1200 Central Dr. and inside Central Park, adjacent to Pennington Field. 

Little and Me Swim Class

This course is designed as parent or caregiver and child class, designed for little ones, 1-3 years of age. Water safety, swim and exit skills are taught, all while having fun and singing nursery rhymes. 8 Classes per session, 30 minutes per class. Up to 10 children per class.

Session 1 - June 6-16 (8:30-9 a.m.)Session 2 - June 20-30 (8:30-9 a.m.)Session 3 - July 11-21 (8:30-9 a.m.)
Session 1 - June 6-16 (9:10-9:40 a.m.)Session 2 - June 20-30 (9:10-9:40 a.m.)Session 3 - July 11-21 (9:10-9:40 a.m.)

Level One - Introduction to Swimming Class

Specially designed for the child that does not put their face in the water. The Introduction to Swimming class will create a firm foundation for swimming and water safety skills, increase comfort level in the water and introduces breath control, and teach how to get out of pool safely. Course content includes proper entry and exit from pool, submerge mouth, nose and eyes, supported front and back float, supported front and back glide, and safety rules as well as how to get out of water and get help. 8 classes per session, 30 minutes per class. Recommended for ages 4-5, depending on skill. Up to 10 children per class.

Session 1 - June 6-16 (8:30-9 a.m.)
Session 2 - June 20-30 (8:30-9 a.m.)Session 3 - July 11-21 (8:30-9 a.m.)
Session 1 - June 6-16 (9:10-9:40 a.m.)
Session 2 - June 20-30 (9:10-9:40 a.m.)Session 3 - July 11-21 (9:10-9:40 a.m.)

Level Two - Basic Swimming Skills Class

Designed for the child the can put their face in the water. Basic Swimming Skills expands on fundamental swimming, water and safety skills, teaches Freestyle and Backstrokes as well as side/rotary breathing. Course content also includes turning over front to back, back to front, as well as independent front and back float and glide. 8 classes per session, 30 minutes per class. Recommended for ages 4-8, depending on skill. Up to 10 children per class.

Session 1 - June 6-16 (8:30-9 a.m.)
Session 2 - June 20-30 (8:30-9 a.m.)Session 3 - July 11-21 (8:30-9 a.m.)
Session 1 - June 6-16 (9:10-9:40 a.m.)
Session 2 - June 20-30 (9:10-9:40 a.m.)Session 3 - July 11-21 (9:10-9:40 a.m.)

Level Three - Swimming Skill Development Class

For the child that swims freestyle and backstroke independently. The purpose of this course is to increase swimming skill competency and confidence, teach breaststroke and sidestroke, and increase breath control and side/rotary breathing skills. Students will also increase proficiency and stamina with freestyle and backstroke, improve rotary breathing efficiency, and practice treading water for 30 seconds. 8 classes per session, 30 minutes per class. Recommended for ages 7-16, depending on skill. Up to 10 children per class.

Session 1 - June 6-16 (8:30-9 a.m.)Session 2 - June 20-30 (8:30-9 a.m.)
Session 3 - July 11-21 (8:30-9 a.m.)

Level Four - Advance Swimming Skills Class

Our highest level class. Skill Development is intended for students who swim freestyle, backstroke, and breaststroke. This class refines freestyle and backstroke skills and increases distance and stamina for each stroke.  Course content for Level Four includes Front crawl- Freestyle 25 yards, backstroke, breaststroke and sidestroke 25 yards, introduction to Butterfly stroke and kicks, turns at the wall, and how to freestyle swim three or more (25 yard) laps with competition wall turns. 8 Classes per session, 30 minutes per class. Recommended for ages 7-16, depending on skill. Up to 10 children per class.

Session 1 - June 6-16 (9:10-9:40 a.m.)Session 2 - June 20-30 (9:10-9:40 a.m.)
Session 3 - July 11-21 (9:10-9:40 a.m.)

Private Swim Lessons

Give you or your child a one on one tutorial with an experienced instructor. All ages welcome for private lessons. Content will be on a case by case basis depending on incoming skill and can be adjusted at any time. Private Swim Lessons are $225 for residents and $230 for non-residents. 8 classes per session, 30 minutes per class. Please email the Aquatics team for more information.

Session Pricing and Dates

Session Time Slot 1 Time Slot 2 Resident Rate Non-Resident Rate
1 - June 6-16 M-Th 8:30-9 a.m. M-Th 9:10-9:40 a.m. $60 $65
2 - June 20-30 M-Th 8:30-9 a.m. M-Th 9:10-9:40 a.m. $60 $65
3 - July 11-21 M-Th 8:30-9 a.m. M-Th 9:10-9:40 a.m. $60 $65