1064 Bethel Rd, Columbus, OH 43220 (mailing address: PO Box 20015, Columbus, OH 43220)

614-972-7399

A REPUTATION FOR QUALITY INSTRUCTION

Northwest Swim Club takes our instruction of swimming and safety skills very seriously. We have a history of quality instructors, including our current Lesson Director, Missy DeCarlo, an experienced Elementary School Teacher. She leads a talented and enthusiastic team of instructors and aides throughout 4, 8-day sessions this summer. 

If you have a passion for teaching, we are always recruiting and willing to train potential instructors. See our employment page for a truly rewarding experience with good pay.

Swimming Lessons

SESSION 1
June 7-18 (no Fri classes)
10:00 AM Classes
Turtle 6+, Porpoise, Whale
10:30 AM Classes
Turtle, Porpoise, Whale, Shark
11:00 AM Classes
Guppy (no parent), Turtle, Porpoise
11:30 AM Classes
Guppy (with parent), Turtle, Porpoise, Whale
SESSION 2
June 21-July 2 (no Fri classes)
10:00 AM Classes
Turtle 6+, Porpoise, Whale
10:30 AM Classes
Turtle, Porpoise, Whale, Shark
11:00 AM Classes
Guppy (no parent), Turtle, Porpoise
11:30 AM Classes
Guppy (with parent), Turtle, Porpoise, Whale
SESSION 3
July 12-23 (no Fri Classes)
10:00 AM Classes
Turtle 6+, Porpoise, Whale
10:30 AM Classes
Turtle, Porpoise, Whale, Shark
11:00 AM Classes
Guppy (no parent), Turtle, Porpoise
11:30 AM Classes
Guppy (with parent), Turtle, Porpoise, Whale
SESSION 4
July 26-Aug 6 (no Fri classes)
10:00 AM Classes
Turtle 6+, Porpoise, Whale
10:30 AM Classes
Turtle, Porpoise, Whale, Shark
11:00 AM Classes
Guppy (no parent), Turtle, Porpoise
11:30 AM Classes
Guppy (with parent), Turtle, Porpoise, Whale

PM Classes, June 14-25 (no Thur classes) 6:30 & 7pm
Turtle and Porpoise 

PM Classes, July 5-16 (no Thur classes) 6:30 & 7pm

Guppy (with Parent) and Turtle

PM Classes, July 19-30 (no Thur classes) 6:30 & 7pm

Guppy (no Parent) and Porpoise

Four, 2-Week Sessions,
 8 classes, 30 min/day

$ 65/session $95 Non-Members
  • Sign Up Begins May 22 & 23, 11-2pm
  • Register and Pay In-Person at Pool Office
  • Session 1: June 7-18
  • Session 2: June 21-July 2
  • Session 3: July 12-23
  • Session 4: July 26-Aug 6
Guppy w/Parent

Ages:18mo-3yrs

Parent or other adult in water with their child to start, but encourage independence towards end of session. Comfort in the water is the goal.
Guppy w/o Parent

Ages: 2-3 years

Child in water without parent. A specialized class working on locomotion in shallow and deep water. Must be comfortable in the water without parent, able to put face in the water, blow bubbles, and go under water.
Turtle (Level2)

Ages: 4-5 years

Learn to hold breath, submerge and swim underwater, retrieve objects off bottom and explore deep water. Swim on front, back and side unsupported. Can immediately take Porpoise if successful passing, regardless of age.
Turle 6+ (Level 2)

Ages: 6 & older

Same as Turtle, but especially for the older child who has no swimming experience, is not comfortable with face in the water or swimming unsupported.
Porpoise (Level 3)

Ages: Any Age

Learn to swim 15 yards front crawl with face in the water and rhythmic breathing, and 15 yards of back crawl. Learn butterfly kick. Float and tread water for 30 sec.
Whale (Level 4)

Ages: Any Age

Learn to swim front and back crawl for 25 yards, and 15 yards each of elementary backstroke, butterfly, sidestroke and breaststroke. Survival float and back float 1 min each, open turns and dive from the side.
Shark (Level 5)

Ages: Any Age

Learn to do front and back crawl 50 yards each; butterfly, elementary backstroke, breaststroke and sidestroke 25 yards each. Front and back flip turns, and 3 types of surface dives.
Lifeguard Readiness
(Level 6)

Ages: Any Age

Includes Level 6 Learn-To-Swim program and skills needed to prepare of Lifeguard Training Class (min. age 15). Must have passed or possess skills of Shark (Level 5).
Stroke School

Ages: Any Age

Aimed to the competitive swimmer or one brushing up on the four competitive strokes. Starts and turns included. Can be taken while on the swim team or in preparation for joining the team.
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Water Aerobics

Unlimited Workouts All Summer

$ 150/summer Register in the Pool Office
Special Preseason Registration, May 22 & 23, 11-2pm at pool
$200 NON-MEMBERS
Single visits $20, $25(non-member)
  • Classes start Monday June 7
    10:30-11:30am


    M & W - 10:30am Shallow Water
    T & TH - 10:30am Deep Water
    Sat - 10:00am Deep Water
    M-W - 6:30-7:30pm Shallow Water

Lifeguard Training

Lifeguard Training

$ 250 $275 for non-members
  • Schedule TBA
  • LGT classes are available at WorthingtonPools.com this winter/spring to be prepared prior to the start of this summer. Lifeguards employed by NWSC can apply to be reimbursed for their LGT class fee
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