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Swimming Lessons

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Due to COVID-19 concerns, the opening of the pool will be delayed.  If there are no significant increases in cases as Idaho begins to open up following Governor Little's four stage plan,  we can expect to open the pool June 13. Updates will be posted as new information becomes available. We are looking forward to serving our community this summer!


Opening Day of Swim Lesson Registration:

  • A waiting line for customers will be established in front of the office behind the Memorial Park gate, designated by caution tape and safety cones with 6ft spacing clearly marked.

  • A table will be set up by the gate, where an employee will assist customers with choosing swim lesson levels and times.

  • Customers will be directed into the office one at a time to pay for swim lessons. Disinfectant wipes will be used for pens, table, and counters. 

  • Hand sanitizer will be available for staff and customers.

Course Descriptions

All classes offered through the Caldwell Pool are Red Cross certified classes. The first three sessions of the summer are one half hour classes held Monday -Friday for two weeks. (Level VI class runs for 1 hour). The fourth session will be held for one week; one hour classes Monday – Friday. Children as young as 6 - 36 months may enroll in an “Infant/Toddler Parent & Tot” program. This class requires a parent or adult to be in the water with the child. Levels Preschool (age 3+) through Level III will have a maximum of 6 students. Levels IV and V will have 8 students and Level VI will have 10 students. Private and adult lessons are available by request. 

Swim Lesson Categories

The following are the different types of swimming lessons offered by the Caldwell Municipal Swimming Pool, click on the name of the lesson below for more detailed information.


City Residents Non-Residents
IPAP – Level V $25.00 $30.00
Level VI $35.00


2020 Session Dates and Schedule

  • Session 1: June 15 - 26
  • Session 2: June 29 - July 10
  • Session 3: July 13 - 24
  • Session 4: July 27 - 31

Swim Lesson Schedule Sessions 1-3 2020

Swim Lesson Schedule Session 4 2020

2020 Enrollment Information

The swim lesson schedule is located at the bottom of the page under Swim lesson information. Walk-in and mail-in registration will begin the month prior to class starting. All registration begins at 9:00 a.m. Please note the following registration dates:

  • Session 1: Register June 1
  • Session 2 & 3: Register June 15 - July 10
  • Session 4: Register July 13 - 24

Online and phone registration is not available for swim lessons. Please contact the Parks & Recreation office for more information, 208 455-3060.

Swim Lesson Registration Form

After completing the registration form, it can either be mailed in or brought to the Parks & Recreation Office, 618 Irving St., Caldwell.  For all mail-in registrations, please include session date, time, and level needed. Mail received before the registration dates will be returned. Mail-in registrations will be processed after the first walk-in registration date. No changes or refunds will be issued once a child is enrolled; see Refund Policy below for more information.

Daycare Enrollment

Daycare centers will be allowed to register students on the Wednesday following registration opening date, from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Please know exact level for each child. There will be a maximum of 15 students per session.

Refund Policy

A total refund will be given with notice prior to class starting for injury or illness which prevents the child from entering the water. Refunds will not be given:

  • If parent enrolls child in wrong class
  • If unscheduled event prevents child from attending
  • Due to weather

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