DCR Two-Week Sessions
30 minute group lessons held on weekdays
Session 1: July 5-July 15 (registration begins on Monday, June 27, at 8 am)
Session 2: July 18- July 29
Session 3: August 1- August 12
A gentle reminder that filling out our form is a request and does not guarantee enrollment. An email confirmation will be sent to those awarded a spot in a class. Registration will close once classes, by facility, are full.
Registration is mandatory and done on a first come, first serve basis. A confirmation email must be provided to have access to the facility for lessons.
Pools offering lessons
Locations are dependent on staffing and are subject to change.
More opportunities to learn to swim
Knowing how to swim can help keep you and your child safe when you are near water. There are many places that offer swimming lessons for children, teens, and adults.
Your City or Town
Your city or town may offer free or discounted swimming lessons — check your city/town website, usually under ‘parks’ or ‘recreation department’, or call the Recreation Department in your community.
Most Y’s across the state offer swimming lessons for children, teens and adults. If you live in the Boston area, view the list of YMCA Boston swim classes. If you live outside Boston, go to the Alliance of Massachuestts YMCAs' “Find Your Y” to find a YMCA near you.
American Red Cross
Boys & Girls Clubs
Thirty Club sites across the state have pools and offer swimming lessons for children and teens.
Please visit the "Find Your Local Club" page to find a Boys & Girls Club near you.
Learn CPR! Find a class near you
The Red Cross offers a wide selection of CPR/AED, first aid, lifeguarding, swimming and water safety, caregiving, disaster response, and emergency preparedness training. Find information on classes.