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Swimming Lessons

Beginner Swimming Lessons are for anyone ages 3-18. Lessons are 3 weeks long and take place for 60 minutes on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays for a total of 9 lessons. Lessons can take place anywhere from 8am-2pm. Times for the swim lessons are assigned as it gets closer to the session. The number of participants registered determine the times of the lessons; typically there is no more than 10 participants in any time slot.

*Participants must be out of diapers in order to register.

Intermediate/Advance Swimming Lessons are for anyone ages 3-18 who are able to swim the full length of the pool unassisted. Lessons are 3 weeks long and take place for 90 minutes on Tuesdays & Thursdays for a total of 6 lessons. Lessons can take place anywhere from 8am-2pm. Times for the swim lessons are assigned as it gets closer to the session. The number of participants registered determine the times of the lessons; typically there is no more than 10 participants in any time slot.

*Participants must be out of diapers in order to register.


2019 Swimming Lesson Information

Session 1
Date: June 24-July 12 (July 4th classes will be held on July 6th)
Beginners: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays for 60 minutes
Intermediate/Advance: Tuesdays & Thursdays for 90 minutes
Time: Will be assigned when it gets closer to the session
Where: Michael E. Smith Middle School Pool
Fee: $60 Per Participant

Session 2
Date: July 15 - August 2nd
Beginners: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays for 60 minutes
Intermediate/Advance: Tuesdays & Thursdays for 90 minutes
Time: Will be assigned when it gets closer to the session
Where: Michael E. Smith Middle School Pool
Fee: $60 Per Participant

Registration Listing

Swimming Lessons


Beginner - Session 1 (June 24-July 12)

Registration closes on 06/23/2019 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 06/24/2019 to 07/12/2019
$60.00

Beginner - Session 2 (July 15-August 2)

Registration closes on 07/08/2019 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 07/15/2019 to 08/02/2019
$60.00

Intermediate/Advance - Session 1 (June 24-July 12)

Registration closes on 06/23/2019 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 06/24/2019 to 07/12/2019
$60.00

Intermediate/Advance - Session 2(July 15-August 2)

Registration closes on 07/08/2019 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 07/15/2019 to 08/02/2019
$60.00

Swords Swim Team

The Swords Swim Team is not run by the South Hadley Recreation Department.

The Swords Swim Team is a youth sports organization with practices geared towards different age groups and abilities.  The Swords compete in two seasons each year:  during the Winter season (early October through the end of January) as a member of the Pioneer Valley Swim League, and a Spring/Summer Season (late April through the end of July) in the Pioneer Valley Summer Swim League.  Competition is by gender and by age groups.

 If you need more information on the Swords Swim Team or on any upcoming event, please visit their website at shswords.webs.com or contact the team at [email protected]!

Adult Lap Swim

This program is not run by the South Hadley Recreation Department. Please use the contact information below for questions.

Adult lap swim is held Monday-Friday at Michael E. Smith Middle School from 5:30am-6:30am. No registration needed you can just show up to swim. Cost is $40 per month.

If you have any questions please contact Stephanie, lifeguard, at 413-331-9347.

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South Hadley Recreation Department

116 Main Street 
South Hadley, Massachusetts 01075


Office Phone: 413-538-5017 x203
Cancellation Hotline: 413-538-5017 x233


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