We offer a variety of swim programs, ranging from learn to swim lessons for all ages to our non-competitive Spring/Fall swim team to our competitive Summer swim team.
Our swim lessons are offered year-round for swimmers of all ages, and include all skill levels. Our lessons emphasize water safety, skill and stroke development.
Parent-Child Swim Lessons: Parents will learn proper support and holds with their child. Instructors will guide the class through queuing and introductory water skills by song and play.
Preschool Swim Lesson: Lessons are for swimmers ages 3-5 years old. We offer lessons for the very beginner to the child looking to be on swim team. Click here for a guide to see where your swimmer should be placed.
Youth Swim Lessons: Lessons are for swimmers ages 6-12 years old. We offer lessons for the very beginner to the child who is looking to fine tune their swim team skills. Click here for a guide to see where your swimmer should be placed.
Adult Swim Lessons: For adults(13+ older) we offer a beginner and intermediate level at Homestead Aquatic Center. Our beginner level focuses on floating, kicking and basic movement for freestyle/front crawl, while the intermediate class looks to build on those skills and introduce additional strokes and skills that individuals would like to fine tune.To join the swim team you must have passed Level 4 swim skills. No previous swim team experience is required to join our team as we will work with students on learning lane etiquette, using a pace clock, and all the other skills that come along with being on a swim team. The team is a great way to meet other youth in the area while exercising. Focus is placed on improving technique, endurance and speed. Prior to the team starting you will receive an e-mail with which practice you are to attend: 6:30-7:30 or 7:30 to 8:30.
Enjoy a chance to be social and work out with friends. Improve muscle tone, strength, and flexibility as well as cardiovascular fitness with the help of a certified Water Exercise Instructor. This total-body, non-impact workout that is great for burning calories. These classes are ongoing, see our Homestead Pool Schedule for Class Days and Times. Water Exercises has drop-in, 10-visit and 20-visit pass options for your convenience. (Ages 15 and older). Drop-in class admission and water exercise pass fees can be found under Pool Admission and Passes - Aqua Fitness here.
Looking for space to do your own Independent Water Exercise? There is opportunity at Chapel Hill Community Center. See the Chapel Hill Community Center Pool Schedule for times. The Independent Water Exercise just pays the swim pass rate as there is no instructor on site to help guide you.
The American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Class will teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies.
Participants must be 15 years old on or before the last day of the course, and pass a prerequisite on the first day of the course. The prerequisite is to swim 300 yards continuously using front crawl and breaststroke, tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs and swim 20 yards, retrieve a 10 pound object from between 7-10 feet deep and swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
Upon successful completion, participants will be certified as American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.