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acac offers group lessons for children ages 6 months to 9 years old.

acac Albemarle Square |

*Swim lessons are available, but there is a current waitlist. Please fill out the interest form to be placed on the waitlist.

Swim Levels:

Level 1 – Cannot swim at all, will not get face wet, fear of the water
Level 2 – Cannot swim but loves the water
Level 3 – Can swim on the surface or underwater for short distance unassisted
Level 4 – Can swim on front and back 10 or more yards, comfortable in deep water
Level 5 – Can swim 25 yards on front or back, working on improving technique
Level 6 – Can swim 100 yards nonstop ready to build endurance and further improve technique

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Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday sessions – Once per week for 4 weeks

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DOLPHIN BABIES | AGES 6 MONTHS TO 3 YEARS

One parent or caregiver must be in the water with each child. Swim diapers required.

  • Thursday | 9:30-10:00 AM
  • Saturday | 9:30-10:00 AM | 10:15 – 10:45 AM

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MINI DOLPHINS | AGES 3 TO 5

[ 4:1*] | Levels 1 – 2

  • Tuesday | 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM | 6:00 – 6:30 PM
  • Thursday | 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM | 6:00 – 6:30 PM
  • Saturday | 10:50 – 11:20 AM | 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

* Max. swimmer to instructor ratio

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DOLPHINS | AGES 5 AND OVER

[5:1*] | Level 3

  • Tuesday | 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM | 6:00 – 6:30 PM

* Max. swimmer to instructor ratio

[5:1*] | Level 4

  • Saturday | 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

* Max. swimmer to instructor ratio

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Price per session – includes 4 30-minute lessons (Dolphin Babies & Mini Dolphins)

  • Member: $60
  • Non-member: $70

Price per session – includes 4 45-minute lessons (Dolphins, ages 5 and up)

  • Member: $80
  • Non-member: $95

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acac Downtown |

DOLPHIN BABIES | AGES 6 MONTHS TO 3 YEARS

One parent or caregiver must be in the water with each child. Swim diapers are required.

  • Sunday | 2:45 PM-3:15 PM | Level 1-2
  • Thursday | 5:10 PM-5:40 PM | Level 3-4

Cost | $88 for 4 lessons *must commit to 3 sessions—no make-up lessons.
Location | Downtown Warm pool & Activity Pool.
Coaches | Svetlana Vanyo,  Athena Vanyo, Iris Rodriguez, Debbie JO McGowan.


BABY AND ME SWIM CLASS | AGES 3 MONTHS TO 3 YEARS

One parent or caregiver must be in the water with each child. Swim diapers are required.

  • Sunday | 4:00 PM

Cost | $88 for 4 lessons
Location | Downtown Warm Water Pool
Coach | Athena Vanyo


acac Adventure Central Waterpark |

*The Waterpark at acac Adventure Central is currently closed for the season.


Crozet Park Aquatics & Fitness Center

Saturday Sessions – Once per week for 4 weeks
Session 1: Sept 5 – 26
Session 2: Oct 3 – 24
Session 3: Oct 31 – Nov 21
Session 4: Nov 28 – Dec 19

Mini Dolphins | Ages 3 – 5
Levels 1 – 4 | 30-minute group lessons
Saturdays | 10:00 – 10:30am

Dolphins / Mighty Dolphins | Ages 5 – 10
Levels 1 – 6 | 45-minute group lessons
Saturdays | 10:30am – 11:15am

Weekday Sessions – Twice per week for 3 weeks (Tuesday/Thursdays)
Session 1: Sept 22 – Oct 8
Session 2: Oct 13 – 29

Mini Dolphins | Ages 3 – 5
Levels 1 – 4 | 30-minute group lessons
Tuesday/Thursdays | 5:00-5:30pm

Dolphins / Mighty Dolphins | Ages 5 – 10
Levels 1 – 6 | 45-minute group lessons
Tuesday/Thursdays | 5:30-6:15pm

Price per session – includes 4 30-minute lessons (Mini Dolphins)
Member $52 | Non-member $62

Price per session – includes 4 45-minute lessons (Dolphins / Mighty Dolphins)
Member $73 | Non-member $88