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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 Course

February 7 - March 9 at 6 - 9 p.m.
Learn the skills and gain the certification necessary to become an American Red Cross Lifeguard.  Upon successful completion of...
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American Red Cross Pet First Aid

February 18 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 Lifeguard Review Course

March 12 at 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
This blended learning course is for Lifeguards who are currently certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid, and or CPR/...
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American Red Cross Babysitter Training

March 31 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 hands-on...
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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.