Desert Recreation District
Ready Set Swim Jr. program to provide aquatic services to families of the Coachella Valley with a focus on water safety and drowning prevention. Priority for free swim lessons will be given to low-income children based on whether the family is currently receiving public assistance (including, but not limited to CalWORKS, CalFresh, WIC, California National School Breakfast and Lunch Program). Each qualified applicant is eligible for ONE Session for free swim lessons. (one session = 8 45min classes).
Parent & Me Level 1 & 2 - For ages 6 months through 3 years old: Parents help introduce their children to the presence of water. Children blow bubbles, explore water, enter and exit the pool safely and increase their comfort with being fully submerged in water.
Guppies - For ages 3-5 years old - Skills taught in this swim lesson are to understand basic safety rules, water adjustment skills, blowing bubbles, supported and unsupported front and back float for five seconds, front and back kicks with support and demonstration of alternating arm actions with simultaneous use of legs. Offered in Cathedral City, Coachella, Indio, La Quinta, and Mecca. Active all year.