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Learn to Swim

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Classes for all ages


Serving generations of Northland families with the highest quality American Red Cross swim lesson instruction for over 25 years!
• Infant, pre-school & youth group lessons
• Adult private lessons
• Pre-school and youth private & semi-private lessons
• Small classes sizes
• Experienced, ARC Certified Water Safety Instructors

Registration for lessons closes at noon on the first day of the corresponding session except for Saturday sessions which close at noon on the Friday before.
We do not accept late registration for sessions already in progress!
Disclaimer: If there are fewer than 3 students signed up by the Friday prior to each new session for any class level, we will contact those families giving them the option of moving to a different time & day or a credit towards a future session of lessons.


Private and Semi-Private Swim Lessons

Private Lessons (one child only) $20 per ½ hr. lesson Semi-Private Lessons (two children) $25 per ½ hr. lesson Private Lessons are sold by purchasing a (4) 1/2 hour lesson punch card. All scheduling of Private Swim Lessons is negotiated between the Water Safety Instructor and the guardian of the student to ensure you get the best times to fit your busy schedule. There is a limited number of clients we can cater to each semester.

For more information about our private swim lesson program and to check availability, please contact the RSOP Main Office. Phone: 218-726-7128 • Email:

Adaptive Private Swim Lesson Program

Our adaptive private swim lessons offer families an inclusive, welcoming environment where the curriculum, teaching methods and goals are adapted to the pace, ability and learning style of each child. An initial consultation before registration is advised to assist in modifying curriculums based on your child's abilities. For more information and to register please contact our Adaptive Aquatics Specialist, Sommer Heikkila

Free parking after 5pm in the pay lot on the corner of St. Marie Street and University Drive!