How do I know which swim lesson to sign my child up for?

While our swim lesson levels do have age requirements associated, you should enroll your child in the class that best fits your child’s ability. You can find and overview of the skills learned in each level with our Placement Grid (PDF). For additional assistance, please contact us at 916-405-5600 to answer further questions or to assist with registration.

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1. Do I have to pay admission if I am not swimming, just watching my child, or if there is limited time left during Recreation Swim?
2. Can I wear a shirt or other clothing when swimming?
3. Do I have to wear a face covering at the facility?
4. Will there be deck furniture available?
5. Can I purchase an Aquatic Season Pass?
6. Will the inflatable obstacle course be available during Rec Swim?
7. Are water wings, flotation devices, or floatation devices that are built into swim suits permitted?
8. How old does my child need to be to enter the facility without a paying adult (18 years or older)?
9. To what temperature is the pool heated?
10. Who needs to wear swim diapers?
11. Will my child have the same swim instructor for the entire session of swim lessons?
12. How do I know which swim lesson to sign my child up for?
13. If my child becomes ill during swim lessons is there a make-up day?
14. How deep is the pool my child will be in for swim lessons?
15. Is there a requirement before a patron is allowed to swim in Deep Xtreme or Big Kahuna and go off the diving boards?
16. What are the requirements to ride the water slides at Wackford Aquatics Complex, Elk Grove Aquatics Center or Jerry Fox Swim Center??
17. Are food, drinks, coolers, umbrellas or BBQ’s allowed inside the facility?
18. Are goggles, fins, kickboards or snorkels allowed in the pool?
19. Do you allow amplified music and outside sound systems in your facilities?