Swimming Lessons

Swimming is fun and healthy, a way to meet new friends, and challenging for almost all ages. The Larson Lifestyle Center offers swimming lessons to preschoolers—who are just beginning to be comfortable in water—all the way to more advanced swimmers (Level 6-C). Below are descriptions of each swimming level as well as registration information and class schedules.

Swimming levels

Preschool le​​​​ssons (ages 3–5 years)

Preschool 1 (still some fear of water)

Preschool 2 (not afraid of water, bobs)

Swimming lessons (ages 6 and up)

Level 1: Water Exploration

Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills

Level 3: Stroke Development and Sitting Position

Level 4: Stroke Improvement

Level 5: Stroke Refinement

Level 6A: Lifeguard Readiness

Level 6B: Personal Water Safety

Level 6C: Fitness Swimmer

Kids joyfully jumping into Larson's pool


Registration can be completed in person or by calling the Larson Lifestyle Center at 402.486.2525. Payment is required by 10:00 p.m. on the day you register. Payment can be made with cash, check, Visa, Mastercard or Discover Card.

The Larson Lifestyle Center office hours are as follows:

Sunday: 7:00–9:00 a.m. and 3:00–10:00 p.m.
Monday–Thursday: 5:45 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
Friday: 5:45 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (Closing time is 5:30 p.m. during daylight saving time from March to November)

If you reach a voice mail message, then we are currently helping other customers or it is outside our office hours.

Cost for 8 classes


1st child


2nd child



1st child


2nd child


Refund policy

A partial refund will be issued if the vacancy in the class is filled within the first 2 days of the session. A full refund will be given if notice is received 24 hours prior to the beginning of the session. A credit slip may be obtained for any child missing 4 or more classes due to illness.

Summer daytime class schedule

Our daytime class schedule is great for those who can easily attend in the morning or afternoon. Classes meet for two weeks. If our daytime class schedule doesn't work for you, please check out our evening classes below (they're offered at 5:30 p.m. and meet two times a week for four weeks).

Swimming levels

Preschool 1 through Level 6 lessons are all offered at:

  • 9:00 a.m.
  • 10:00 a.m.
  • 11:00 a.m.
  • 2:00 p.m.
  • 4:30 p.m

Session 1

May 29–June 8

Registration starts on May 15

1st week: Tuesday–Thursday
2nd week: Monday–Friday

Session 2

June 11–June 21

Registration starts on June 5

Both weeks: Monday–Thursday

Session 3

June 25–July 6

Registration starts on June 19

1st week: Monday–Thursday
2nd week: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Session 4

July 9–July 18

Registration starts on July 3

1st week: Monday–​Friday
2nd week: Monday–Wednesday

Session 5

July 23–August 2

Registration starts on July 17

Both weeks: Monday–Thursday

Summer evening class schedule

Can't make it during our daytime hours? That's just fine. Evening classes were created with you in mind and meet two times a week at 5:30 p.m. for four weeks. You can sign up to attend classes on Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday. The last session offered during the summer meets Monday–Thursday for two weeks. 

Note: In order to accommodate holidays and fit each session into four weeks, some classes may fall outside the Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday schedule. Classes that do will be noted in the schedule.

Swimming levels

Preschool 1 through Level 5 lessons are all offered at 5:30 p.m. (Level 6 is only offered in our daytime class schedule).

Session 1

May 29–June 21

Registration starts on May 15

M/W dates: May 30, June 4, 6, 8*, 11, 13, 18, 20
*June 8 is a Friday
T/Th dates: May 29, 31, June 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21

Session 2

June 25–July 18

Registration starts on June 11

M/W dates: June 25, 27, July 2, 6*, 9, 11, 16, 18
​*July 6 is a Friday
T/Th dates: June 26, 28, July 3, 5, 10, 12, 13*, 17
*July 13 is a Friday

Session 3

July 23–August 2

Registration starts on July 9

Meeting dates: Monday–Thursday for 2 weeks