Swimming Lessons


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Parent/Child (6 weeks - 3 years)
The objective is to help the children be comfortable in and around the water. A parent/trusted adult must accompany infants/toddlers.

Pre-school (3-5 years)
This is a swimming readiness class. Students will explore water environment through games and play.

Level 1: Intro to Water Skills (6 & Up)
This class will help children feel comfortable in water and enjoy the water safely.

Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills
Students will attain success with fundamental skills.

Level 3: Stroke Readiness
This class will build on the skills in Level 2 through providing additional guided practice.

Level 4: Stroke Improvement
Students will develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills.

Level 5: Stroke Refinement
This class will provide further coordination and refinement of strokes.

Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency
The following options are offered: personal water safety, lifeguard readiness, and fitness swimming. Options are selected by the instructor.

Youth Triathlon Training (ages 6-14)
Practice Swimming, biking and running to prepare for the June 16 Youth Triathlon.

Instructional diving class

Adult Swimming Lessons (18-Up)
Customized for each participant.

  • Session 1: 6/6-6/16
  • Session 2: 6/20-6/30
  • Session 3: 7/5-7/14

Rain Policy:  All participants are guarenteed at least 6 classes per session.

Jr. Lifeguard Camp
Learn what it takes to be a lifeguard and get an inside track on a job at Donner Aquatic Center.  A two-week, Mon-Thurs camp held at DAC.  Each camper receives a fanny pack, visor, and whistle.  Limit: 16 participants

  • Date: July 5-14
  • Times: 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
  • Fee: $77

Rain Policy: All participants are guaranteed at least 6 classes per session.

Check out our summer Recreation Camps and Youth Sports Camps!

Scholarships are available.  Call (812)376-2680 for more information.

Donner Aquatic Center
739 22nd St
Columbus, IN 47201

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