Swimming Lessons 

Indianapolis Healthplex offers American Red Cross swimming lessons for adults and children, from beginners to advanced swimmers. Group lessons are one instructor to no more than five children per class. Please register at least one week before session begins so we can ensure the proper ratios.

Register Below. A pool schedules can be found toward the bottom of this page.


Youth Group Swim Lessons


This is for children from ages 4 to 12 years. The objective of youth lessons is to build on the skills learned in previous levels. Treading water and coordination of the front and back crawl along with the introduction of breaststroke and butterfly are included in this class.


Preschool is for children from ages 3 to 5 years.  Youth is for children from ages 6-12. The objective is to help students feel comfortable in the water and enjoy the water safely. Children will also learn the fundamental skills of swimming, including floating and locomotion.

Parent Tot

This is for children from ages 6 to 35 months. Parents and children learn together to increase a child’s comfort level in the water and build a foundation of basic skills, such as arm and leg movements and breath control.

Adult Group Lessons

These classes are geared toward teens and adults that are just learning how to swim or are ready for the next level, including learning the strokes. Students will progress at their own rate while learning new skills and refining their existing skills. In the Level I/Beginners class, only basics will be covered. The Intermediate Stroke Improvement level is for those swimmers ready for work on their form.

Private and Semi-Private Lessons

We also offer both private and semi-private swim lessons. Children must be three years old to participate. Please notify your instructor of any change in schedule at least 12 hours in advance to refrain from being charged for a missed swim lesson. 

Pool Schedule

Training and Certifications

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

Member: $150  |  Guest: $175

Candidates learn how to respond to water-related emergencies by developing surveillance skills to recognize and prevent emergencies, water rescue, spinal-injury management, and post-rescue care. It includes first aid, AED and CPR for the Professional Rescuer. You must be 15 years of age by the completion of the course.

Attendance for both class dates is required for completion of certification. Days may run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. You must complete the online section of certification before coming to class. There is a $35 registration fee with the Red Cross that is also required to cover the online portion. 

Water Safety Instructor Training

​Member: $200  |  Guest: $225

Learn how to be a Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. We cover how to teach different populations, stroke development, and the principles of water. Attendance at all 4 classes is required. 

Contact the Aquatics Office

For questions about swimming lessons and training programs, please call (317) 920-7400 or select the button below to contact the Aquatics Team.

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