Children's Swimming Lessons

Children diving off of deep end diving blocks
Children being taught on deck
Parent and child laughing during a Aquatot Session
Children gathered around instructor in the pool

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Child & Youth Registration opens at 8:00 am on Friday September 6th, 2019. 

Please note that registration will be done on an ONLINE ONLY basis on the first day.  No registration will be made available at the membership services desk.  In-person registration will become available on Saturday September 7th, 2019 at 9:00 am.

If a class is full it is highly encouraged to register on the waitlist.  If there is sufficient demand additional programming will be evaluated.

We recently upgraded the software platform used to manage sport and recreational activities.  Because of the upgrade, some of our members will need to create new accounts on our new system.  We strongly encourage you to create your account and add your dependents ahead of registration day for a faster, more efficient registration experience.

Click here for instructions on how to create an account.

Click here for instructions on adding family members.

Click here for instructions on registering for a course.

Online registration is by credit card only (American Express, Mastercard or Visa).  Students, staff and faculty can log in using their UTORid and password.  All other users can log in using their local account to register. 

Swimming Instruction for Children

UTM uses the Red Cross Swim Program and offers Swimming Lessons for people of all ages. If you have already taken lessons before using another program, see the conversion chart below or contact the Pool Office to set up an initial assessment for your child on Sunday's during the fun swim.

Please note that we do not offer make up lessons for missed classes.  Refunds are only available before the second class.

In the event of a cancellation, no make-up classes will be offered. A refund for the cancelled class will be processes.

Program & Registration Dates

Session Program Dates Registration Begins
Fall 2019 Session

Wednesdays: Sept 25 - Nov 27

Saturdays: Sept 21 - Nov 30

Sundays: Sept 22 - Dec 1

September 6th at 8:00 am 

Winter 2020



*No lessons on long weekends. For more information on how to register, click here.

Conversion Chart

Please use the conversion table below to ensure that your child is in the best level for their swimming ability.

Lifesaving Swim Program

(Level Completed)

Red Cross Swim Kids Program 
Parent and Tot 1, 2 Starfish and Duck
Preschool A Sea Turtle
Preschool B Sea Otter
Preschool C Salamander/Sunfish
Preschool D Crocodile
Preschool E Whale
Swimmer 1 Swim Kids 1
Swimmer 2 Swim Kids 3
Swimmer 3 Swim Kids 4
Swimmer 4 Swim Kids 5
Swimmer 5 Swim Kids 6/7
Swimmer 6 Swim Kids 8
Rookie Patrol Swim Kids 8* 
Ranger Patrol Swim Kids 9*
Star Patrol Swim Kids 10*


*Differences in the First Aid that is taught