Bowman Woods Swim and Racquet Club

Bowman Woods Swim and Racquet Club offers a wide range of swim lessons to develop your child into a strong swimmer with proper technique.  Swim lessons are open to members and the public. 

We are excited to bridge BWSRC lessons with our school district lessons that are taught to LM elementary students during the school year. There are 3 levels that move fluidly and quickly based on individual skills and mastery. Once a station within the level is mastered, students are able to advance... it’s that simple! The 3 levels are preschool (ages 3-5), beginners (ages 5-18), and advanced (ages 5-18). If your child has completed lessons from the Linn-Mar Aquatic Center, please place them in the group that will most likely fit their ability. If you are unsure of their latest level and they have had previous lessons from Linn-Mar, send a quick email to the Aquatic Center to get an update on your child’s level. Otherwise, once they begin, we can easily find the appropriate level station to place your child. We are excited to help boost confidence and teach necessary swimming skills to our community and members. Thank you for choosing BWSRC!

Registration for members May 1, 2021.  Members be sure to login to your member account to view registration information

Registration for the public May 8, 2021

2021 Swim Lesson Session Date:

June 21 - July 2  (Monday-Friday)

July 12 – July 23  (Monday-Friday)

July 26 – August 6  (Monday-Friday)

Weekend only lesson June 19/20, June 26/27,            July 10/11 and July 17/18


Swim Lessons Levels

·         Preschool (age 3-5) are 30 minutes long - $50  (9:30am, 10am, 10:30am, 11:00am). Introduce children to water safety, relaxing in the water while wearing a life jacket or holding a flotation aid.  Children will learn to put their face in the water, blow bubbles, submerge under water, relaxed bobs, floats on front/back with assistance, floats on front/back without assistance.  

·        Beginner (age 6-18) are 30 minutes long - $50 (9:30am, 10am, 10:30am, 11:00am).  Introduce children to water safety, review of relaxed bobs and begin to do basic swimming skills unassisted.  They will learn front glide, back float, streamline push off, and treading water. 

·        Advanced (age 6-18) are 45 minutes long - $60 (9:30am and 10:30am).  Introduce children to additional water safety skills and strengthen stroke technique.  They will perfect the freestyle, streamline pushoff, backstroke, diving, treading endurance, and breaststroke. 

Participants must demonstrate all skills within the station level before moving on to the next level.


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