Swimming Lessons/Training

Indianapolis Healthplex offers swimming lessons for adults and children, from beginners to advanced.  Private and semi-private instruction is available.  Must be three years old to participate.  Please notify your instructor of any change in schedule at least 12 hours in advance to refrain from being charged for a missed swim lesson.  All instructors are Red Cross certified.


To sign up for private/semi-private swim lessons, call 317-920-7400 or email sbrindle@indianapolishealthplex.com.

Pool Schedules

Adult Group Swim Lessons

These classes are geared toward teens and adults that are just learning how to swim or are ready for the next level, including learning the strokes. Students will progress at their own rate while learning new skills and refining their existing skills. In the Level I/Beginners class, only basics will be covered. The Intermediate Stroke Improvement level is for those swimmers ready for work on their form.

Beginners/Stroke Improvement (Therapy Pool)

Youth Group Swim Lessons

Class session is:  January 7 - February 17, 2019, six (6) weeks.

Pricing:  $72/Member; $102/Guest

Day                       Time

Tuesdays              6:30 - 7:00 pm

Thursdays            6:30 - 7:00 pm

Saturday              12:30 - 1:00 pm

Sunday                  4:30 - 5:00 pm

Parent Tot (6 months - 35 months)

Parents and children learn together to increase a child’s comfort level in the water and build a foundation of basic skills, such as arm and leg movements and breath control.

Beginner (3 - 12 years)

The objective is to help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely. Along with this, the children will learn the fundamental skills of swimming, including floating and locomotion.

3 – 5 years
6 – 12 years

Advanced Beginner (4 - 12 years)

The objective of youth lessons is to build on the skills learned in previous levels. Treading water and coordination of the front and back crawl along with the introduction of breaststroke and butterfly are included in this class.

4 – 6 years
7 – 12 years

Private and Semi-Private Lessons

Private and semi-private instruction is available for anyone who wants individual instruction or those with special needs; participant must be three years of age. Please notify your instructor of any change in schedule at least 12 hours in advance to refrain from being charged for a missed swim lesson.

Training and Certification

American Red Cross lifeguard training

Member: $150
Guest: $175

Candidates learn how to respond to water-related emergencies by developing surveillance skills to recognize and prevent emergencies, water rescue, spinal-injury management, and post-rescue care. It includes first aid, AED and CPR for the Professional Rescuer. You must be 15 years of age by the completion of the course.

Attendance for both class dates is required for completion of certification. Days may run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. You must complete the online section of certification before coming to class. There is a $35 registration fee with the Red Cross that is also required to cover the online portion. For more information about upcoming class dates, contact the Aquatic Department at 317-920-7400.

Water safety instructor

Learn how to be a Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. We cover how to teach different populations, stroke development, and the principles of water. Attendance at all 4 classes is required. For more information, contact the Aquatic Department at 317-920-7400.


Member: $200
Guest: $225

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Indianapolis, IN 46220