At this time we are not offering swim lessons.  Please check back for updates.

Children's Swim Lessons:

American Red Cross Children's Swimming Lessons, taught by Certified Water Safety Instructors.

Dates: Begins Saturday, February 1, 2020 and Ends Saturday, March 7, 2020, 6 weeks

Fees: With a valid SUNY Oswego valid ID: $38, Alumni and all others: $40

Location: Lee Hall Pool, 10 Sheldon Ave, Oswego, NY 13126

Register for Children's Group Swim Lessons Here

Contact: Sandra Keenan Jeffers at 315.312.3114 for more information.

Learn-to-Swim - Grades 1-6
American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim features six levels of instruction to help swimmers of all ages and abilities develop their skills.

Parent and Child Aquatics (see below) 9:45am- 10:15am
Level 1 - Introduction To Water Skills 9:00am - 9:30am
Level 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills 9:45am - 10:15am
Level 3 - Stroke Development 10:30am- 11:00am
Level 4 - Stroke Improvement 10:30am- 11:00am
Level 5 - Stroke Refinement 10:30am- 11:00am
Level 6 - Swimming and Skill Proficiency 10:30am- 11:00am

Parent and Child Aquatics - Preschool and Kindergarten, Ages 4-5

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. A parent or adult guardian is required to accompany each child in the water and participate in the classes. For times, please see the list above.

Private Swim Lessons

At this time Campus Recreation will not be doing Private Swim Lessons.  We may not be having private lessons due to a shortage of certified swim instructors.  Please email Sandra Keenan Jeffers at to be put on a wait list and you will be contacted if we have swim instructor staff available.  Thank you for understanding, please sign up for our group lessons. 

All lessons are taught one on one private or one on two for semi private, and are 30 minutes in length. All lessons are open to all ages from children to adults.

Parking Note for Non-OSU Affiliated, Private and Semi Private Lesson Participants:

For participants of Campus Recreation’s Private Swim Lesson program, Campus Recreation would like to inform those who are not-affiliated with OSU that a parking pass is always required to park on campus.  Unfortunately Campus Recreation cannot be held responsible for any parking tickets.  Parking Passes may be obtained from the parking office before 4 pm, at the University Police Station after 4 pm, or anytime online at

Private Swim Lessons Fees:

One Lesson Four Lessons
(Current SUNY Oswego ID and parking sticker)
$15 $52
Non-Affiliated $16 $59
Semi Private 
(2 people only, both must be in Grade 1 or higher)
$23 $86

Contact Us:

Any questions or concern with children's or private swim lessons, contact Sandra Keenan Jeffers at 315-312-3114