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Swimming

Courses for Swimming, in the summer for preschool at the General Burns Outdoor Pool with the first class starts between Jul 3 and Jul 9

Swimmers further develop the front and back glide with kick, front and back swim, jump into deep water, swim with a PFD in deep water, and swim 10 metres continuously.
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 10 am-10:30 am, Jul 4-Jul 8, $42.25 1622074
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
The baby and their caregiver work on rhythmic breathing, moving forward and backward, front and back float with recovery, and shallow water entries and exits. Caregiver to participant ratio is 1:1.
  • Fri, 5 pm-5:30 pm, Jul 8-Aug 19, $59.25 1621923
    1 yrs-2 yrs, 7 classes,   Register >
Swimmers work on improving their front and back float and jumping into chest-deep water unassisted. Kicking is added to the front and back glide and swimmers will be able to swim 2 metres upon completion.
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 10:30 am-11 am, Jul 4-Jul 8, $42.25 1622025
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 11:30 am-noon, Jul 4-Jul 8, $42.25 1622043
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 5:30 pm-6 pm, Jul 8-Aug 19, $59.25 1622019
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 7 classes,   Register >
Swimmers work on front and back floats and glides, kicking on front with a buoyant object, and will be able to swim 1 metre upon completion of this level.
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9 am-9:30 am, Jul 4-Jul 8, $42.25 1621958
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 11:30 am-noon, Jul 4-Jul 8, $42.25 1621978
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 4:30 pm-5 pm, Jul 8-Aug 19, $59.25 1621954
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 7 classes,   Register >
The toddler and their caregiver work on submersion, front and back floats and glides, jumping into chest-deep water with assistance, kicking on front and front swim. Caregiver to participant ratio is 1:1.
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9:30 am-10 am, Jul 4-Jul 8, $42.25 1621928
    2 yrs-3 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
The baby and their caregiver work on getting wet, buoyancy and movement, front, back and vertical position in the water, and shallow water entries and exits. Caregiver to participant ratio is 1:1.
  • Fri, 4:30 pm-5 pm, Jul 8-Aug 19, $59.25 1621899
    0 yrs-1 yrs, 7 classes,   Register >
Swimmers work on kicking and can perform glides (front and back), enter deep water safely, float in deep water, swim with a PFD, and swim 5 metres continuously.
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9:30 am-10 am, Jul 4-Jul 8, $42.25 1622058
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 5 pm-5:30 pm, Jul 8-Aug 19, $59.25 1622057
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 7 classes,   Register >
Swimmers increase their distance on front and back glide with kick, increase distance on front and back swim, learn the sitting dive, and will be able to swim 15 metres continuously upon completion of the level.
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 10 am-10:30 am, Jul 4-Jul 8, $42.25 1622134
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
Map location of General Burns Outdoor Pool
General Burns Outdoor Pool
107 Chesterton
Ottawa, ON
613-225-7970