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Swim Lessons

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Make a splash year-round with Cooper. For more than 30 years, Cooper Fitness Center has taught children the lifelong and lifesaving sport of swimming. Our goal is to make strong and secure swimmers by teaching swim skills and water safety.

Swim Pro Bobby Manning and our swim instructors provide private and semi-private lessons in a positive, nurturing environment. Lessons focus on helping each swimmer:

  • Develop stroke mechanics and efficiency
  • Learn proper breathing mechanics
  • Build stamina and confidence in the water
  • Overcome fear of the water

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Private/Semi-Private Lessons (Year-Round)
Competitive Swim Training (March-November)

Children & Teen Swimming Lessons

For children of all ages, infants (6 months) to teens, we offer the following swim lesson instruction:

  • Private and semi-private lessons
  • Triathlon swim training
  • Swim team preparation training

Cooper Swim Academy is built on the core structure of consistency, class size, class time and repetition. Read more about how our lessons are structured.

For beginner to intermediate swimmers, 30-minute private lessons are recommended. For intermediate to advanced swimmers, 60-minute lessons are ideal.

Open to members and non-members

Private Lessons (year-round)
Ages 6 months and older

  • 15-minute lesson: Pro, $40 | Instructor, $30
  • 30-minute lesson: Pro, $80 | Instructor, $60
  • 45-minute lesson: Pro, $120 | Instructor, $90
  • 60-minute lesson: Pro, $160 | Instructor, $120

Semi-Private Lessons (year-round)
Ages 6 months and older
2-4 children per lesson

Pricing per swimmer

  • 30-minute lesson: Pro, $50 | Instructor, $40
  • 45-minute lesson: Pro, $65 | Instructor, $55
  • 60-minute lesson: Pro, $85 | Instructor, $70

Swim Academy (June-August)
Ages 3-5

30-minute small group lessons; up to 4 swimmers per group

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays

Two session times: 4-4:30 p.m. | 5-5:30 p.m.


Swim Lesson Registration

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Bobby Manning

Youth Competitive Swim Training

Swim Team
Ages 6-17

For intermediate to advanced youth swimmers, our Swim Team focuses on stroke technique, distance swimming and some competitive aspects of the sport. Must be able to swim 50 yards unassisted (two pool lengths) and must be comfortable swimming freestyle and back stroke. Breaststroke and butterfly are encouraged.

Coach: Swim Pro Bobby Manning

Capacity: 20 participants


  • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5-6 p.m.
  • Saturdays, 11 a.m.-noon

May attend up to three sessions/week


  • Month-to-Month: $480
  • Full Season (March-November): Special pricing available

Swim Team Registration

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