Swim Lessons

Swim lessons at Great Waves Waterpark are a great way for your kids to brush up on their water skills. We offer class lessons for everyone from the youngest beginners to age 5. Registration for classes is normally available at the beginning of waterpark season, starting just before the waterpark opens on Memorial Day Weekend. 

Please note, if a child has their own Annual Waterpark Pass, they are eligible for a 10% discount for one session. Discount cannot be applied online - call Cameron Run Regional Park at 703-960-0767.

SWIM LESSON CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Please note that most children’s swimming skills will regress over the winter if they are not practicing indoors.

Students often repeat a level several times before mastering the skills to move to the next level.  Repeating a level does not constitute failure.

2019 Class sessions 

  • Week 1 = June 24 - June 27
  • Week 2 = July 8 - July 11
  • Week 3 = July 15 - July 18
  • Week 4 = July 22 - July 25
     

WATER BABIES (AGES 6-18 MONTHS)

Goals: Baby/Toddler and Parent(s) have fun bonding with each other in the water, learning water adjustment, introduction to locomotion, safe water entry and exit and socialization.

Requirements: No experience necessary; parent(s) must be in the water with children throughout lesson.

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TADPOLES (AGES 19 MONTHS TO 3.5 YEARS)

Goals: Baby/Toddler and Parent(s) have fun bonding with each other in the water, learning water adjustment, introduction to locomotion, safe water entry and exit, socialization, introduction to lifejackets.

Requirements: No experience necessary; parents are strongly encouraged to be in the water.

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LIL SHARKS (AGES 3.5 TO 5 YEARS)

Goals: Submerge face, enter and exit water independently, demonstrate kicking on back and front.

Requirements: Must be able to leave parent willingly, be comfortable in the water and follow directions.

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