Learn To Swim 2017

2017 Registration Information

May 5th and 6th is registration online, or at the Parks and Recreation office at Old City Hall, 119 Palo Pinto. Registration will continue on Monday, May 9th until all classes are filled.

Weatherford City Residents Registration  ( May 5th )

Registration for City residents will be open exclusively for residents on Friday, May 5th from 5-7 pm. Residents must present proof of residency at the time of registration with a City of Weatherford Utility Bill AND a valid Driver’s License with matching name and address. Non-residents and those unable to provide proof of residency, will be turned away at the door. Residents will receive a discounted rate of $40/participant.

Open Registration - Residents and Non-Residents  ( May 6th )

Registration will continue for all participants on Saturday, May 6th from 9-11:00am. All non-residents and City of Weatherford residents unable to make the Friday evening registration can register beginning Saturday at 9am, along with registering for multiple sessions that day. Residents must still provide Utility Bill and Driver's License to receive discount. Standard cost for lessons is $52/participant

Online Rental Box 2

Important Registration Information

Registration will continue until all classes are filled online, or at the Recreation Office, 119 Palo Pinto. A discount of 10$ will be taken off for all registrations at the start of June 5th for all non-filled time slots.

We accept cash, credit card, and check (Driver's License Number needed).

Full Course Descriptions at the bottom of the page

Step 1: Select your class by age group...


3-5 years


6-12 years

Stroke Development:

10 & up*
*Only 9:30 a.m. and 6:05 p.m. slots available for Stroke Development and must pass prerequisites*

Step 2: Select you session date range (A-D)...

*Lessons run from Monday-Thursday for 2 weeks. Friday is used as a make-up day, should there be bad weather.*

Session A:

June 5th-15th

Session B:

June 26th-July6th

Session C:

July 17th-July 27th

Session D:

 August 7th-17th

Step 3: Choose your lesson time slot...

*Lessons are 40 minutes long.*

9:25 - 10:05am
10:15 - 10:55am
11:05 - 11:45am
11:55am - 12:35pm
5:15 - 5:55pm
6:05 - 6:45pm

**We recommend that you have a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd choice in
the instance that a session is full when you register.**


Your registration should look similar to this, depending on
the participant's Level:

1st Choice: Preschool, Session B, at 9:25

2nd Choice: Preschool, Session B, at 5:15

3rd Choice: Preschool, Session C, at 11:05

Weatherford Parks and Recreation is also bringing back the Water-Tots and Adult Beginner lessons.
Water-Tots: 18 mo up to 3 years
*A parent will also need to be in the water for Water-Tots. Swim diaper is required if not potty-trained.*
Adult Beginner: 13 years & up

Water-Tots and Adult Beginner Classes:
Both, Water-Tots and Adult Beginner classes will be Saturday mornings from 10:30-11:30am.

Session A: June 10th, 17th, 24th, and July 1st

Session B:
July 15th, 22nd, 29th, and August 5th

Full Course Descriptions

Watertots: Ages 18 months - 3 years

*Adult MUST accompany child in the water in a group setting*

Focus on basic skills in the water, that increase comfort and confidence

Pre-School: Ages 3 - 5 years
(Group class setting - Parents are not in the water)

Focus is on basic skills that increase comfort and confidence in the water. Participants will be tested the first day of class and placed in skill level groups. Classes are taught to the pace of the participants working through a specific sequence of skills. By the end of the class the swimmer should know how to: Float on front and back. Do beginner freestyle with controlled breathing, and a combined stroke on their back.

Elementary: Ages 6 - 12 years
(Group class setting)

Participants will begin working through a specific sequence of skills taught at their pace. Participants will be tested the first day of class and placed in skill level groups.

Stroke Development - Ages 10 & up
(Small group class setting)

This class is designed for participants who have advanced skills but who may not be ready to join the swim team. *Pre-requisites: participants must show proficiency in front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke and have basic knowledge of butterfly; ability to swim back and forth across the pool in the aforementioned strokes. Participants will be placed in age-appropriate swim lessons if they do not meet the pre-requisites.

Adult Beginner: Ages 13 & up
(Small group class setting)

Truly for the beginner! Water safety, basic water adjustment skills, comfort and confidence in the water is what this class is about. Never learned to swim - then this class is for you.

Credit / Refund Policy
A credit to be used for a City of Weatherford Parks and Recreation Program will be issued for the full amount of payment if the cancellation occurs no later than 11 business days prior to the session. Any modification to a registration must be made no later than 11 business days prior to the session and will accompany a $10 rescheduling fee. All other cancellations or modifications 10 business days or less from the session start date will not accompany any type of refund or credit.


If you have any further questions or concerns, you may contact the Parks and Recreation Department. @ 119 Palo Pinto.

Class Availability, and Registration
817 598 4124
Office Hours are:
Monday-Friday, 8am - 5pm

Email/call the Recreation Manager, 
Grant Taylor. @ 817-598-4125

Additional Documents:

Download  Learn to Swim Information