OVparks has your Summer planned!
2021 Public Swim Schedule
Regular Summer Pool Hours – 6/10-8/10*
* Independence Day – Sunday 7/4 from 1:00-5:00pm
Evening Swim – 6/11-8/6
Lunchtime Lap Swim
Looking to for some refreshing exercise during your lunch hour? Then join us this summer at the Orangevale Pool for this hour long lap swim session. Kickboards and pull buoys are available to enhance your swim exercise. Lanes are not private and may be shared.
M-Th 6/14-8/5 12:30-1:30pm
Swim lesson registration will be opening:*
Orangevale Residents – Monday, May 3
All Other Residents – Thursday, May 6
Swim Lesson Dates
Session 1 – June 14-24
Session 2 – June 28-July 8
Session 3 – July 12-22
Session 4 – July 26-August 5
Lessons meet Mon-Thu for eight 30-minute classes.
Advance registration is required, as space is limited!
Swim Lesson Fees
Group Lesson Fee: $63 / $68 NR
Private Lesson: $138 / $143 NR
Semi-Private Lesson: $80 / $85 NR per person
Note: Lesson schedule/availability above has been adjusted as of April 2021 and differs slightly from the original Summer 2021 Activity Guide. Online registration reflects the updated schedule above.
Swim Lesson Levels
Tadpole (ages 6mo-2yrs): Parents, teach your child to feel more relaxed and comfortable in the water. Instructors teach basic skills emphasizing orientation and safety. Infants must be able to hold head up. A parent must accompany the child in the water.
Frog (ages 2-3): Parents are assisted by an instructor on enabling their child to feel comfortable in the water, learn breath control, flutter kick and prone floats. This class is for children who are not ready to be in a class by themselves with an instructor and have completed Tadpoles. A parent must accompany the child in the water.
Guppy (ages 3-5): Teaches your child to feel comfortable in the water, learn breath control, flutter kick, underwater swimming, front float and combination arm and kick movements.
Minnow (ages 3-5): Preschoolers advance to back float, prone kick glide, side breathing, increased underwater exploration, enhanced arm and kick movements both on front and back.
Otter (ages 5-7): Students need to feel comfortable in the water. Previous lessons not required for enrollment. Skills taught: hold breath for 3 seconds, submerging and retrieving objects from the bottom of the pool, float, glide, breathing, flutter kick, crawl stroke and turning over in water.
Seal (ages 5-14): Enrollees have completed Otter, have had previous lessons, or can perform the skills listed under Otter. Skills taught: jumping into deep water, perfecting crawl stroke and back crawl, elementary back stroke kick and safety skills.
Stingray (ages 5-14): Enrollees must swim 15 yards using front/back crawl stroke with correct breathing. Skills taught: front and back crawl, perfecting elementary back stroke, breast and side strokes, deep water bobbing, treading water, diving and safety skills.
Dolphin (ages 5-14): A class for swimmers who have learned the crawl, breast, side and elementary back strokes and diving techniques. Enrollees must be able to swim 25 yards using front and back crawl, and elementary back stroke. Skills taught: stroke refinement, increased endurance, butterfly stroke introduced, underwater swimming and turns.
Private/Semi-Private (ages 3+): One-on-one instruction is determined by the individual’s needs. If you have two students of the same swim level, you may register them for a semi-private lesson. You must provide both students for semi-private lessons.