MSCR Swim Lesson Programs

Provided by
MSCR- Madison School & Community Recreation

MSCR is the place to learn to swim in Madison!
​MSCR offers comprehensive and developmentally appropriate swim lesson programs for many age groups, at locations throughout Madison, year-round. Instructors provide safety information for parents and teaches how to swim skillfully and safely.
Programs are offered for the following age groups:

Parent & Child Aquatics (under age 3) Preschool Aquatics (Ages 3-5) Learn-To-Swim Youth (Ages 5-13) Fitness Swimming and Technique 
  • Youth Technique (Ages 8-13)
  • Teen Technique (Ages 14-18)
  • High School Swim Training Program
  • Adult Technique (Ages 18+)

See current Program Guide at for current times and locations.

Please note! East HS Pool and Lapham Pool will be closed Summer 2017.

Costs vary. Lessons start at $38/session. Check current MSCR Program Guide for current times, locations and prices.
These programs fill up VERY fast. Register as soon as possible for best selection of programs.
Most MSCR pools are accessible. Lifts in select pools. Call 608-204-3025 for specific questions.
Bilingual customer service in Spanish. For information call 608-204-3057 or visit our Spanish webpage for Spanish MSCR Program Guide.


  • East High School, 2222 E. Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53704
  • La Follette High School, 702 Pflaum Rd, Madison, WI 53716
  • Memorial High School, 201 S. Gammon Rd, Madison, WI 53717
  • West High School, 30 Ash St, Madison, WI 53726
  • Goodman Aquatic Center-Outdoor Pool/Madison Far West Side, 7792 West Highway PD, Madison, WI 53593



MSCR Swim Programs
(608) 204-3025
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Grades/Ages Served: 
Kindergarten (ages 5 to 6)Grade 1 (ages 6 to 7)Grade 2 (ages 7 to 8)Grade 3 (ages 8 to 9)Grade 4 (ages 9 to 10)Grade 5 (ages 10 to 11)Grade 6 (ages 11 to 12)Grade 7 (ages 12 to 13)Grade 8 (ages 13 to 14)Grade 9 (ages 14 to 15)Grade 10 (ages 15 to 16)Grade 11 (ages 16 to 17)Grade 12 (ages 17 to 20)
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Last updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 4:03pm