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Swimming Lesson and Aquatics Programs

Ledge Pool and Recreation Area

For more information, call 440-331-8111.


Learn-to-Swim Program

$40/session for season pass holders
$60/session for non-season pass holders

Cleveland Metroparks offers American Red Cross swimming lessons. Space is limited and participants may only register for one class per session. After successful completion of a class, participants may register for the next session.

Classes are held weekdays or weekends and meet 10 times per session.

Requests for private swim lessons will be accepted 3 weeks in advance through the Learn-to-Swim coordinator. Private lessons are $22.50 per session up to one hour. Private swim lessons are to be taught only by Cleveland Metroparks Aquatics Division employees.


Learn to Swim Classes

 


Upcoming American Red Cross Courses

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American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Training

May 5 - 19 at 4 - 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Park Operations in Fairview Park, Thursdays at Lakewood High School Pool
Rocky River Reservation
This course is to train instructor candidates to teach aquatics courses including, basic-level Lifeguarding, Waterfront Lifeguarding...
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American Red Cross Pool/Waterfront Lifeguard Training

May 9 - 21 at Mondays and Wednesdays 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Hinckley Reservation
The Blended Learning American Red Cross Pool/Waterfront Lifeguarding course teaches participants the knowledge and skills to recognize an...
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American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguarding Skill Module

May 15 at noon - 6 p.m.
Mill Stream Run Reservation
This one day course is for individuals who currently possess an American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid certification and need to ...
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American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguarding Skill Module

May 21 at noon - 6 p.m.
Mill Stream Run Reservation
This one day course is for individuals who currently possess an American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid certification and need to updat...
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American Red Cross Pool/Waterfront Lifeguard Training

May 23 - 27 at 9a.m. - 2 p.m.
Hinckley Reservation
The Blended Learning American Red Cross Pool/Waterfront Lifeguarding course teaches participants the knowledge and skills to recogni...
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American Red Cross Babysitter Training

June 10 at 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Mill Stream Run Reservation
Participants 11 to 15 years old learn the skills and confidence to safely and responsibly care for children and infants. Through hands-on...
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American Red Cross Junior Lifeguarding Workshop

July 25 - 29 at 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Hinckley Reservation
Cost includes materials and certificate. Please bring a lunch. Gives youths, ages 11 - 15, an opportunity to jump start into a lifeg...
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American Red Cross Pet First Aid

September 17 at 9 a.m. - noon
Rocky River Reservation
Pet First Aid teaches participants emergency care procedures for cats and dogs and provides tips for keeping your pet happy and healthy t...
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American Red Cross Babysitter Training

October 14 at 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Participants 11 to 15 years old learn the skills and confidence to safely and responsibly care for children and infants. Through han...
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American Red Cross Pet First Aid

November 12 at 9 a.m. - noon
Rocky River Reservation
Pet First Aid teaches participants emergency care procedures for cats and dogs and provides tips for keeping your pet happy and healthy t...
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Additional/Custom Programs

American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Recertification Course

Cost: $50
Location: Cleveland Metroparks Park Operations
Course date may be set by appointment.


American Red Cross Workplace/Community CPR/AED and First Aid

Cost: $50 CPR/AED OR First Aid
Cost: $80 CPR/AED AND First Aid
Classes are by appointment and can be for individuals or groups.


American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training / American Red Cross Pet First Aid

Private classes for Babysitter's Training and Pet First Aid are available by appointment for groups of 5 or more.


Call 440-331-8111 for more information or to request a custom class.