Children's Swimming Lessons Schedule

  • Please note that all times are subject to change.
  • NO REFUNDS will be given after first day of each session.
  • Each session includes all levels (1-6).
  • Limited space available.
  • Parent / Child are only Saturdays at 9:30 a.m.
  • Register and prepay before the first day of class as spots are not guaranteed. 

Please call 406-657-1035 to register


Fall Swim Lesson Schedule

*Children must be registered

Monday & Wednesday Evening - 7:00 to 7:40 p.m. Level 1-6

September 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 and October 2 - Cost $65

October 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28 and 30 - Cost $65

November 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25 and 27 - Cost $65


Sunday

September 8, 15, 22, and 29: 1:00 - 1:40 p.m. Level 1-6; 1:50 - 2:20 p.m. Parent / Child; 2:30 - 3:00 p.m. Adult - Cost $35

October 6, 20 and 27: 1:00 - 1:55 p.m. Level 1-6; 2:00 - 2:30 p.m. Parent / Child; 2:30 - 3:00 p.m. Adult - Cost $30

November 3, 10, 17, and 24: 1:00 - 1:40 p.m. Level 1-6; 1:50 - 2:20 p.m. Parent / Child; 2:30 - 3:00 p.m. Adult - Cost $35


Registration

Fortin Education Center staff are available to help you with all your questions and registration needs (rhonda.mitchell@rocky.edu, 406.657.1035). To prepare for registration, please have the following information ready: swimmer's name, level, session desired, any health issues, parent name, phone number (please indicate whether it's OK to text) and mailing address including city and zip code.

By Mail:

Rocky Mountain College
c/o Swim Lessons
1511 Poly Drive
Billings, MT 59102

By Phone:
Call 406.657.1035 or 1.800.877.6259 to register.

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.

Hours:
Monday-Friday: 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Age Information: Parent & Child Aquatics age range from 6 months through 4 years.

Level 1 starts at age four.


American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program

Rocky Mountain College Skills Sheet

Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills

Purpose:

  • Help students feel comfortable in the water
  • Basic water safety rules
  • Swimming on front and back using arm and leg actions
  • Submerging entire head
  • Exhaling water
  • Picking up submerged object
  • Floating on front and back

Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills

Purpose:

  • Blowing bubbles through nose
  • Front and back glide
  • Treading water using arm and leg motions
  • Bobbing in water
  • Submerging entire head
  • Jellyfish float and turtle float
  • Swimming using combined stroke on front and back without assistance

Level 3: Stroke Development

Purpose:

  • Build on the skills in Level 2 by providing guided practice
  • Submerging and retrieving an object
  • Front and back crawl
  • Sitting, kneeling, and standing dive
  • Rotary breathing in horizontal position
  • Survival float, back float
  • Butterfly-kick and body motion
  • Swimming across the pool and back without assistance

Level 4: Stroke Improvement

Purpose:

  • Provide further coordination and refinement of strokes
  • Survival float, back float
  • Elementary backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly
  • Feet-first surface dive
  • Front and back crawl

Level 5: Stroke Refinement

Purpose:

  • Provide further coordination and refinement of strokes
  • Standing dive (diving progression)
  • Open turns on front and back
  • Front and back crawl
  • Front flip turn and back flip turn
  • Elementary backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly

Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency

Purpose:

  • Refine all the strokes so students swim with ease, efficiency, power, and smoothness over greater distances.
  • Track starts
  • Open turns and flip turns
  • Prepare the skills to advance into the swim team or Billings Aquatics Club (BAC)

Billings Aquatic Club

Learn more about the The Billings Aquatic Club, a non-profit organization, has excelled at training competitive swimmers in Billings for over 25 years.