swimming lessons

Course Descriptions
All classes offered through the Caldwell Pool are Red Cross certified classes. The first four sessions of the summer are one half hour classes held Monday -Friday for two weeks. (Level VI class runs for 1 hour). The fifth session will be held for one week; one hour classes Monday – Friday. Children as young as 6 months through 3 years may enroll in a “Mommy and Me” program. This class requires a parent or adult to be in the water with the child. Levels Preschool (age 3+) through Level III will have a maximum of 6 students. Levels IV and V will have 8 students and Level VI will have 10 students.
Swim Lesson Categories
The following are the different types of swimming lessons offered by the Caldwell Municipal Swimming Pool, click on the name of the lesson below for more detail information.

IPAP - Infant and Preschool Aquatics Program (6 Months – 36 Months)

Preschool (3 – 5 years)

Level 1: Water Exploration

Level 2: Primary Skills

Level 3: Stroke Development

Level 4: Stroke Improvement

Level 5: Stroke Refinement

Level 6: Skill Proficiency

Swim Lesson Session Dates
2016 Swim Lesson Schedule
Session 1:   June 6 - 17
Session 2:   June 20 - July 1
Session 3:   July 5 - 15
Session 4:   July 18 - 29 
Session 5:   August 1 - 5


Refund policy
A total refund will be given with notice prior to class starting for injury or illness which prevents the child from entering the water. Refunds will not be given:
  • If parent enrolls child in wrong class
  • If unscheduled event prevents child from attending
  • Due to weather


  City Residents Non-Residents
IPAP – Level V $18.00 $22.00
Level VI $25.00 $28.00
Enrollment Info.

The swim lesson schedule is located at the bottom of the page under Swim lesson information. Walk-in and mail-in registration will begin the month prior to class starting. All registration begins at 9:00 a.m. Please note the following registration dates:

Session 1, 2:    Register  May 3 - June 17

Session 3, 4:    Register June 20 - July 15

Session 5:        Register July 18 - July 29
Online and phone registration is not available for swim lessons. Please contact the Parks & Recreation office for more information, 208 455-3060.


Click here to view a copy of the Swim Lessons Registration Form. The form can be filled out then printed or printed and filled out by hand. After completing the registration form it can either be mailed in or brought to the Parks & Recreation Office see form for address. For all mail-in registration, please include session date, time and level needed. Mail received before the registration dates will be returned. Mail-in registrations will be processed after the first walk-in registration date. No changes or refunds will be issued once child is enrolled; see Refund Policy below for more information.
Daycare Enrollment
Daycare centers will be allowed to register students on the Wednesday following registration opening date, from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Please know exact level for each child. There will be a maximum of 15 students per session.
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Swim lesson information
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