Children's Swim Program

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Children's Swim Program
Warm Water Pool, Ground Floor, Sticht Center
336-713-8190 or 336-713-8082

To learn what dry drowning is and how to prevent it, watch the video from WXII and Celia Dixon, recreation therapist. 

To view Swim Lessons in progress and hear important swim tips from Peggy Cromer, recreation therapy supervisor, please click the link below.  Fox 8 News made two videos at the Sticht Center Warm Water Pool.  Information about classes is below.  You can also contact the Pool Office at 336-713-8082 or Debbie Drayton at 336-713-8190.

Summer Morning Quick Registration

Preschool Swim - $40 - 4-30 minute sessions 

Ages 4 - 5

Helping children become comfortable in the water.  Preschoolers learn basic swimming skills and safety as appropriate for their age.

Please call 336-713-8082 for start dates
Availability based on having 4 swimmers
Contact:  Jessi Friel or Meagan Isaacs or call 336-713-8082

Year Round Learn to Swim Level 1 - $75 - Now Twice A Week!

Ages 4 and up
8 - 45 minute classes introducing swimming, water safety skills, and build on previously learned skills.
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm Tuesday & Thursday
Session Start Dates:  
2014:  3/11/14; 4/8/14; 5/6/14; 6/3/14; 7/1/14; 7/29/14; 8/26/14; 9/23/14; 10/21/14

Year Round Learn to Swim Level 2 - $75 - Now Twice A Week!

Ages 5 and up
8 - 45 minute classes that build on skills learned in Level 1
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm Monday & Wednesday
Session Start Dates:  
2014:  3/10/14; 4/7/14; 5/5/14; 6/2/14; 6/30/14; 7/28/14; 8/25/14; 9/22/14; 10/20/14

Private and Semi-Private lessons as scheduling allows:  6 - 1 Hour Sessions
$160 Private Lessons
$120 Semi-Private Lessons
Contact:  Debbie Drayton

  • Pre-Registration is required for all classes.
  • Please complete the application form and return via mail or fax.
  • Towels are provided.

Please include a one-time $10 registration fee (please make check payable to Wake Forest Baptist Health)

Once we receive the application, we will contact you.  If you have any questions, please contact Jessi at 336-713-8082 or Debbie at 336-713-8190.

Aquatic Program
PO Box 571207
Winston-Salem, NC  27157-1207
Fax: 336-713-8193

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