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


Summer Swim Lesson Schedule

*Children must be registered

Monday to Thursday

June 3-13 - Cost $65

10 - 10:40 a.m.
11 - 11:40 a.m.
1- 1:40 p.m.
2 - 2:40 p.m.

June 17-27 - Cost $65

10 - 10:40 a.m.
11 - 11:40 a.m.
1- 1:40 p.m.
2 - 2:40 p.m.

July 8-18 - Cost $65

10 - 10:40 a.m.
11 - 11:40 a.m.
1- 1:40 p.m.
2 - 2:40 p.m.

July 22-August 1 - Cost $65

10 - 10:40 a.m.
11 - 11:40 a.m.
1- 1:40 p.m.
2 - 2:40 p.m.

August 5-15 - Cost $65

10 - 10:40 a.m.
11 - 11:40 a.m.
1- 1:40 p.m.
2 - 2:40 p.m.


Tuesday / Thursday Evening

June 4-27 - Cost $65 

Levels 1-6 - 7 - 7:40 p.m.

July 9-August 1 - Cost $65 

Levels 1-6 - 7 - 7:40 p.m.

August 6-29 - Cost $65 

Levels 1-6 - 7 - 7:40 p.m.


Saturday

June 8*, 15, 22 and 29 - Cost $35

Parent / Child - 9:30 - 10 a.m.
Levels 1-6 - 10 - 10:40 a.m.

* No locker rooms available

July 13, 20, 27 and August 3 - Cost $35

Parent / Child - 9:30 - 10 a.m.
Levels 1-6 - 10 - 10:40 a.m.


Registration

Fortin Education Center staff are available to help you with all your questions and registration needs.

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, and Discover.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 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.