Summer Swimming Lessons

Class Registration

Class registration at the South Plains College Natatorium is set for 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday (May 6-7). Enrollment is limited for each class.

Payment is due at the time of registration. Late registration begins June 2 at 1:30 p.m. during open swim.

Any parent who is unsure of his or her child’s swim level is advised to dress the child in a swim suit and attend registration where the child can be tested.

Swim classes will cost $50 per person.

Classes will meet Monday through Thursday for two weeks. Classes that may be cancelled due to bad weather such as lightning will be made up on Fridays. Mike Harrison, swim instructor and director of the Natatorium, will teach the classes.


Beginner Swimming

Students enrolling must be at least 6 years old. (No Exceptions) They will be taught swimming on their front, on their back, and floating.

June 9 – June 19         10-10:50 a.m.

June 9 – June 19         11-11:50 a.m.

June 23 – July 3          11-10:50 a.m.

July 28 – Aug. 7         11-10:50 a.m.


Advanced Beginner

Students must have completed beginner swimming. Students will learn elementary back, diving and improve their crawl stroke skills.

June 9 – June 19         9-9:50 a.m.

June 23 – July 3          10-10:50 a.m.

July 28 – Aug. 7         10-10:50 a.m.



Students must have completed Advanced Beginner. Students will learn breaststroke & sidestroke.

June 23 – July 3          9-9:50 a.m.



Students must have completed Intermediate. Students will learn starts and flip turns for competitive swimming. Continued work on previous strokes learned.

July 28 – Aug. 7         9-9:50 a.m.



Parent/child class is for young children ages 6 months to 6 years. Non potty trained youngsters must wear rubber pants or swim diapers. Adults must accompany each child in the water. The emphasis of the class is water adjustment and interaction between parent and child. Older children will be progressed through swim skills. Classes are three weeks and meet on Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday for 30 minutes. Cost is $25.

Monday and Wednesday                    June 9 – June 25         1-1:30 p.m.

Tuesday and Thursday                       June 10 – June 26       1-1:30 p.m.

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday    June 28 – Aug. 6          1-1:30 p.m.


The Natatorium also offers Community Classes for adult beginners, water aerobics, early bird swim, deep or shallow water aerobics and arthritis. For details, contact Harrison at (806) 716-2228.

Membership rates are for individuals -- $75 for summer or $150 year; couples (husband/wife only) $100 summer or $200 year; SPC family $75 annually and Hockley County seniors and Fitness Center members are free; family (mom/dad/two children) $150 summer or $300 year with $25 each additional child summer or $50 each additional child year; and guest fee is $5 and must be with a member with a limit of two.

Private parties also can be arranged. Contact Harrison for more information.

The pool will open June 2 and close Aug. 7. The pool will be closed July 4.

For more information contact Mike Harrison at 806.716.2499 or