Look for Allie in the slide show above!

  • 2018 Session Dates:
    • Session 1 — 6/18- 6/28
    • Session 2 — 7/9- 7/19
    • Session 3 — 7/23- 8/2
  • Cost:  Resident $25; Other $40
  • Lessons are for all youth; levels are based on ability, not age.
  • Three back-to-back progressive sessions, June-August.
  • Sessions are two weeks, Mondays-Thursdays, no Friday classes.
  • All skill levels are offered in all sessions if there are students.
  • For safety reasons, class sizes are restricted to 8.
  • Please pre-register and pay online or at Village Hall before the first day.
  • No pro-rated fees or discounts for days your child does not attend.
  • For questions about registration or cancellations, call Cindi at Village Hall 459-3873.
  • Contact Sonja Heins with other questions at 459.2423 or email
  • If any of the criteria above do not meet your needs, or if you would prefer personalized lesson plans, you may be interested in private lessons. Available for children, teens and adults, any confidence level. The cost is $18 for 30 minutes. Click here to contact Sonja Heins to schedule private lessons.

Remember, if you register and pay online, your credit card statement will show a charge from “PAYPAL.” You may also register in person at the Village Hall, cash or check only.

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Levels Class Times
Pre-School/Ages 3-5  
Students will learn to fully submerge face in water, retrieve submerged objects, roll from front to back, and work on assisted front and back glides.
Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills 
This level offers swimmers the first opportunity to learn basic water adjustment skills. Students will learn to fully submerge for 5 seconds, supported front and back float, and supported kicking on front and back.
Level 2 – Fundamental Water Skills
This level develops the flutter kick, free floating, combined stroke on front and back and treading. Independent swimming is also encouraged.
Level 3a – Stroke Development
This level coordinates rhythmic breathing for front crawl stroke, butterfly kick and survival float.
Level 3b – More Strokes (must complete Level 3)
This level coordinates rhythmic breathing for front crawl stroke. Butterfly kick, survival float & starter dives are introduced. Build upon endurance.
Level 4 – Stroke Improvement
This level concentrates on endurance elementary back stroke and breast stroke kick. Also introduces butterfly and scissors kick. Standing dives are also introduced at this level.
Level 5 – Stroke Refinement 
This level refines the coordination and increases endurance of the front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, butterfly and breast stroke. The sidestroke will be introduced along with flip turns and surface dives.
Level 6 – Skill Proficiency
Review of all the major swim strokes. This level will prepare participants for more advanced courses including Water Safety Instructor, or other activities such as competitive swimming.

Beyond Swimming Lessons – Youth Swim Club

Kohler’s Youth Swim Club (“Swim Team”) is a program that focuses on the development of swimming skills for all ages and abilities. Our coaches work to improve swimmers’ skill level, endurance and to promote a healthy lifestyle. More information is available here.


Swimming lessons will be cancelled when there are thunderstorms with lightning in the area. Please check this website, follow @KohlerVillage on twitter and like our Facebook page for cancellation notices.

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