Swimming Lessons

2015 Sessions
June 8, 9,11,13 & 15, 16, 18, 19
June 22, 23, 25, 26 & 29, 30, July 2, 3
July 6, 7, 9, 10 & 13, 14, 16, 17
July 20, 32, 23, 24 & 27, 28, 30, 31

When you register you may request morning, afternoon or evening lessons. You will be notified of class times as they are available based on ages and skill levels.

the Swimming Level guide when completing the registration form.

Download the
registration form* here. Download in Word for best results.
* will be available spring 2015
All hours and prices are subject to change without notice.

About Our Swim Lessons
  • The Dive Spot offers swim lessons for all ages 6 months and older.
  • Lessons meet the needs of each swimmer from the elementary skills of water exploration, primary skills & stroke readiness to more advanced stroke development and refinement.
  • The average group size is 4-6. StarBabies and StarTots (ages 3 and younger) and Adult lessons may have a few more participants.
  • Eight 30-minute lessons are offered during each 2-week session.
  • There is a short orientation on day 1.
  • There is a short break between classes to move swimmers in and out.
  • Please apply sunscreen at home. This allows time for the skin to absorb it.
  • Children aged 3 and younger who are not potty trained must wear swim diapers.
  • Children aged 4 and older must be potty trained. Let us know if you have a special needs child for whom it is appropriate to make an exception (they will wear a swim diaper).
  • All swimmers wear eye protection except for those aged 3 and younger.
  • Those not directly involved in the lesson wait behind the fence during lessons to avoid distracting swimmers while instruction is being given.
  • A Swimming Level guide is available to assist you in helping us place your child in the best possible learning environment.
  • Triathletes are invited to hone their swim skills for competitive success.
About Our PADI Swim School Instructors
All instructors have received swim instructor training from our aquatic director.

Registration for Swim Lessons
1. Download and complete the registration form* here  (download in Word for best results) on your computer. Attach the completed form with an e-mail to thedivespot@aol.com. Mail your check to The Dive Spot, 1701 Lytle Trail, Abilene, TX 79602 with the swimmer's name on the memo line OR stop by to make your payment in person. *will be available spring 2015
2. Download and print the registration form. Complete it and submit it via mail (check) or in person (cash, check or credit/debit card).

Swimming Levels Guide

The Dive Spot
Calling all parents of 3-5 year olds! We would love your permission to include information gathered from your child's participation in swim lessons this summer in a study of Pediatric Water Competency and Swim Skill Retention. It will not change the swim lessons in any way, and will simply require the swim teacher to log information about your child's skill development (no name attached to info). We will give you helpful and thorough study details when you enroll your child in lessons and you may consent to participation or decline at that time.
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