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Learn-to-Swim & Aquatics Classes

The goal of Reston Community Center's Learn to Swim Program is to prepare participants for a lifetime of water pleasure and to promote water safety. All classes are taught by certified Instructors. Each instructor has been trained and certified by the American Red Cross and has received ratings in Water Safety Instructor. Staff members are certified in CPR and further trained by the RCC Aquatic School. Small class sizes and modern curriculums create optimal learning for students. Reston Community Center offers a broad range of swimming classes for every skill level and every age group, including:

Private Swim Lessons

The RCC Terry L. Smith Aquatics Center offers private swim lessons for children and adults; class curriculum is tailored to the individual student and sessions are scheduled around the other uses of the pool, instructor availability and the participant’s schedule. Lessons are taught by RCC certified instructors in 30-minute increments of time. Please contact the Aquatics Service desk for more information or inquire about availability at 703-390-6150. Payment in full will be required prior to enrollment. Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance by calling the Aquatics Office.
30-minute session:  $35 (R)/$70 (NR)

Adapted Aquatics

Adapted Aquatics is a swimming instruction program that is individually adapted for children and adults with physical or learning disabilities. The program is supervised by RCC trained instructors and volunteers. Family members may be requested to assist in the water if volunteers are not available. Questions regarding this program should be referred to the Aquatics Director at 703-390-6150. Mainstreaming of swimmers is available upon request and consultation. Volunteers are needed!

    Birthday Pool Parties

    Treat your 7 – 12 year-old to a birthday party at RCC! We offer two Birthday Party Pool Packages on Saturdays and Sundays that include a swim in the pool followed by a private party in a room set up with gender-neutral decorations. A birthday coordinator will also be present to assist parents with the party. To reserve an RCC Birthday Pool Party Package, please complete and submit this form to the Aquatics Service Desk or contact the Aquatics Service Desk at 703-390-6150.