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Family Aquatics

It's never too early or late to learn how to swim or to invest the time in activities that will make you and your family members comfortable with being in water. DPR offers a variety of classes and programs for the whole family that serve residents who want to be active in aquatics.

Visit our Registration Portal to sign up for family aquatics programs.

  • Learn to Swim for Children
  • Learn to Swim: The Basics
  • Leisure Swim
  • Lifeguard Training Academy (LGTA)
  • Mommy & Me Water Aerobics
  • Senior Water Aerobics

(DPR's Private Swim Lesson Protocols can be viewed here)

DPR Aquatic Facilities and Programs are free to all D.C. residents and can be accessed by non-residents who obtain an aquatics pass.

To learn about DPR's competitive swim teams, click here.

Check out the Pool Admittance Rules, Attire Requirements and Safety Parameters.