Private swim lessons

We offer private and semiprivate swim lessons year round to both children and adults.

Contact Manager, Aquatics Liann Cox ( to schedule private & semi-private swim lessons

Private lessons

A participant works one-on-one with a swim instructor.

  • 6 30-minute lessons
  • $90 for members

Semiprivate lessons

Two or three participants work at the same time with one swim instructor. All participants must be coordinated before registering -- we do not provide matching services at this time.

  • 6 30-minute lessons
  • Price is per-person, and a minimum of two participants is needed to register
  • $50 for members

Registration process

All private and semiprivate lessons are scheduled between the instructor and participant. Lessons are permitted any time the Rec facility is open and lifeguard staff are present.

  1. Call the Aquatics Manager, Liann Cox, at 330-972-8280.
  2. Once an instructor has been assigned, the instructor will contact the participant to schedule the first lesson.
  3. Payment will be collected on the date of the first lesson before the lesson begins.


Parking passes are not provided for private or semiprivate lessons. If you do not have a valid UA parking pass, two options are available:

  • Utilize the metered parking spaced in Lot 8, Lot 10, or Lot 57 in from of the James A Rhodes Arena. Handicapped metered spaces are available in Lot 57.
  • Purchase a one-day parking pass ($6/day) from parking services on the date of each lesson.