JCU’s Private Swim Lesson Program
All levels welcome. Come enjoy the Aquatics Experience!

The Private Swim Lesson Program is a great way for your children to get comfortable in the water while having fun at the same time! If you are looking for your child to learn the basics, or want to develop your competitive stroke and technique, this program is right for you!

Private Swim Lessons: Prices and Packages

Private lessons are sold in packages of five 30-minute lessons.

An introductory lesson is offered for an additional charge. An introductory lesson will include an introduction to the instructor and an analysis of the swimmer’s skills.

Students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni members can purchase lessons at the Member Rate. Community members can purchase lessons at the Non-Member Rate.

Pricing: (cash or check)

  • Introductory lesson: $15
  • Members: $75
  • Non-Members: $100

Please note: You may opt to purchase a five-lesson package with or without an introductory session.

Sessions take place during open swim hours, which are as follows during the fall and spring semesters:

  • Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; 6-9 p.m.
  • Saturday-Sunday, noon-6 p.m.

You and your instructor will work out a convenient time depending upon both of your schedules!


You can register for Private Swim Lessons at the Recreation Desk in the John Carroll University Recreation Complex located off South Belvoir Boulevard. At registration, parents will indicate which swim level they think their child to be based off of detailed explanation of levels.


No refunds will be issued for cancellation by the participants. A full refund will be issued for a package cancelled by the Department of Recreation.