Parks and Recreation

Adventure Oasis Water Park

Swimming Programs

Swimming Lessons are offered under the Progressive Swim Program. This program is divided into numerous levels. The objective of this program is to let YOUR abilities determine how fast you will progress through the levels.  Practice and persistence are key, so let your swim lessons begin!


Fee: $50 per participant (2-week session) ($40 for season pass holders)

  • All classes are Monday – Thursday

Lesson times: 8:45 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 11 a.m., 7 p.m., and 8 p.m.


June 14 – June 24

July 5 – July 15

July 19 – July 29

 3rd Session sign-up deadline: Thursday, July 15th at noon


Shrimp-develop comfort in & around water (Parent accompanies child in pool) (30min)

Seahorse (Level 1)-buoyancy, breath control, basic water skills (30min)

Starfish (Level 2)-unsupported floating, kicking, front crawl, back crawl (45min)

Guppy (Level 3)-elementary backstroke, kneeling dive, front crawl, back crawl (45min)

Flipper (Level 4)-sidestroke, deep water bobbing, breaststroke kick, previous strokes (45min)

Seal (Level 5)-dolphin kick, treading water, breaststroke, previous strokes (45min)

Sailfish (Level 6)-butterfly, front and back crawl flip turns, increased endurance (45min)

Barracuda (Level 7)-refine and review all strokes and turns, junior life guard skills (45min)


Be sure to check the weather line for updates on changes and cancellations! (816) 325-SWIM


NOTICE - As of June, 19, 2021, classes and lessons are open only to Independence residents unless registration had been made and paid for prior to June 17, 2021.