Group Swim Lessons


** Winter 2024 Swim Lesson Registration**
  • Members ONLY: Tuesday December 5th at 9am
  • Non-member: Thursday December 7th at 9am

SIGN UP ONLINE OR come in and register at the front desk.  We are unable to register you over the phone.
  • CLICK on the SIGN UP ONLINE link to set up your online account before registration opens.
  • Members: You should have received an email with log in information (it may be in your junk mail). If you have an email on your account click Forgot password? to receive new password to log in. 
  • Non-Members: Click First Time Here next to Access My Account and use the email address that was on your old Guest account to find your old account and to avoid the system creating duplicate accounts. If the email isn't found you will be directed to create a new Guest account. 
  • Once you create an account for yourself you can add your children. Programs are age based and will only show your children's name. 
  • Call the front desk if you need assistance, 406-751-4120.
Winter 2024 group lessons info sheet

Ages 5 and older ~ SwimAmerica

SwimAmerica is the state of the art learn to swim program. We don't teach lessons. We teach PEOPLE HOW TO SWIM. After all, learning to swim is a LIFETIME GIFT that can save your child's life. Our goal is to teach your child to swim for health, safety, fun and fitness.

Station Descriptions:
Station 1 - Never taken swim lessons and will not put their face in the water. Goal: 10 relaxed bobs
Station 2 - Comfortable putting their heads underwater but cannot yet float. Goal: Front and back glide and recover - 5 seconds.
Station 3 - Can float and glide on front and back, but have not yet learned kicking. Goal: Front and back kick 15 ft.
Station 4 - Can kick on front and back and are ready to add arms. Goal: Side-glide-kick 20 ft, crawl stroke 20 ft (no breathing).
Station 5 - Can do crawl stroke but have not yet learned breathing. Goal: Crawl stroke with breathing.
Stroke School - Have learned freestyle with proper breathing and want to learn other strokes and covers skills from stations 6 & 7.
     Station 6 - Goal: Freestyle 25 yds, backstroke 30 ft, tread water for 1 minute.
     Station 7 - Goal: Freestyle 50 yds, backstroke 25 yds, kick breaststroke 20 ft.
   Stroke refinement, build endurance with all strokes and covers skills from stations 8, 9, & 10. 
    Station 8 - Goal: Freestyle 100 yds, breaststroke 25 yds, butterfly 30 ft.
    Station 9 - Goal: Freestyle 200 yds, butterfly 25 yds, breaststroke 50 yds, elementary backstroke 50 yds, sidestroke 50 yds.
    Station 10 - Goal: Freestyle 300 yds, backstroke 100 yds, individual medley 100 yds.

Fundamentals of Four Year Olds

This class introduces basic fundamental swimming safety skills (breathing, floating, gliding, kicking, stroking and water safety) to the four year old student. 

Cancellation & Transfer Policy

Cancellations: Must be made three business days prior to the start of the session for a full refund minus a $5.00 administrative fee per participant, per session. Make-up lessons and/or credits will not be available should a lesson be missed for any reason. No refunds or credits will be issued after the session begins.

Transfers: There is a $5.00 transfer fee to transfer participants to a different session provided there is space available.

Photography Policy

Photographs may be taken on the final day of scheduled swim lessons. Photographs may only include your child.

We reserve the right to preview photos and delete digital images that may include unauthorized individuals to insure privacy of its patrons.