Learn to Swim

Pool membership is required BEFORE you may sign up for swim lessons. Tag will need to be shown at time of registration in order to participate. Cash, Check or Money Orders are accepted at the pools. No Credit/Debit Cards.



1st child in family $30 
 2nd child in family $25
Each additional child in same family $20
  • Registration: In person at Glenside Hall
  • Monday, June 27 and Tuesday, June 28, 5-7pm or until classes are full. Registrations are good for one session.
    *Classes must have a minimum of 4 but no more than 10 participants*
  • Lesson Times are 10:10, 10:50, and 11:30am; contact your pool for afternoon availability


Instructional Dates (Monday-Friday of the session weeks)

Session 1

July 11-July 22

Session 2

July 25-August 5

Learn to Swim Levels

Level 1:
Getting comfortable in the water

Develop comfort in the water & safe practices. Elementary aquatic skills.  *Parent in water with child*

Level 2:
Basics of swimming

Learn to float without support & recover to a vertical position. Fundamental skills.

Level 3:
Improving freestyle & back stroke

Learn to coordinate front & back crawl; introduces elementary backstroke & treading water; begin diving from side of pool

Level 4:
Improving back and breast stroke

Improve endurance swimming; introduces breaststroke & sidestroke & turning at the wall

Level 5:
Perfecting the strokes

Refine key strokes; introduces butterfly, open turns, feet-first surface dive & springboard dive


Diving Lessons

Learn to Dive at Conklin Pool!

  • Registration begins Wednesday, June 29:
  • Max of 10/class
  • $10 per student per session
    Note: Must have registered for pool membership through RecDesk as well as the system performs a check.  If you did not, please contact Kelly at [email protected] or ext. 227.


  • Session 1: July 5-15 (Tues-Fri)
  • Session 2: July 26-Aug 5 (Tues-Fri)

Contact Us

Fabien Desrouleaux
Director of Parks & Recreation
Township Administration Building
8230 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027
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Phone: 215-887-1000