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Aquatic Programs

Parent and Child Aquatics

In level 1 children learn basic skills through fun activities, such as blowing bubbles and playing with water toys. In Level 2 parents work with their children to practice floating, kicking and swimming back and forth to the sides of the pool.

Preschool Aquatics (Swimming Course for Children)

Level 1 helps children become comfortable in the water and basic water safety. Level 2 builds on Level 1 and introduces fundamental skills, such as kicking and builds on Level 1. Level 3 focuses on coordinating arm and leg movements and improving upon skills learned in Levels 1 and 2.

Learn to Swim Courses

Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills
Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills
Level 3: Stroke Development

Level 4: Stroke Improvement
Level 5: Stroke Refinement
Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency


The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will offer swim lessons from Oct. 10 through Oct. 20, at the Las Cruces Regional Aquatic Center, 1401 E. Hadley Ave. Classes will be Monday – Thursday. Cost per session for Learn to Swim and Pre School lessons is $45, cost for Adult Swim is $60 per session.

For Swim Lesson schedules, dates, and times please contact The Regional Aquatic Center at (575) 541- 2782.
For Information on Lifeguard class schedules, dates, and times please call The regional Aquatic Center at (575) 541-2782.

Level “Completion Certificates” are required or participant must take a swim evaluation. Swim evaluations will be available throughout the month of September from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. No swim evaluations will be given during registration times. Class space is limited.

For more information, call the Regional Aquatic Center at 575/541-2782.

Contact Information

1401 E Hadley St.

Las Cruces, NM 88001

Tel (575) 541-2782

Fax (575) 541-2756

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