Learn to Swim Program

Merriam Aquatic Center


6040 Slater Merriam, KS 66202 

Our summer Learn-to-Swim program will consist of three 2-week session with 30 minutes classes. Classes will be Mondays through Thursdays, with Fridays reserved for make-up classes in the event of inclement weather. The Saturday Learn-to-Swim program will consist of one 5-week session with 45 minute classes. 

The pool staff reserves the right to test the swimming ability of any swimmer to ensure proper class placement. 

All classes and schedules are subject to change and/or cancellation. 

2018 Swim Lessons Session Dates 

Session 1: June 18–28
Session 2: July 9–19
Session 1S: Saturdays, June 16 – July 21

Registration for all classes begin April 2

Parent Child 
Level 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
Level 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills 
Level 3 - Stroke Development
Level 4 - Stroke Improvement 

Private Lessons - Please call Park and Recreation Staff at 913.322.5550.

Scholarships for Merriam residents are available through the Dolphin Fund.

Zero Depth Family Pool Operating Hours

During morning swim lessons Monday throught Thursday and Saturday morning the Zero Depth Pool will be open at 10:30 a.m. for families with kids 8 and under. Regular admission policies apply. For more information, please call Parks & Recreation staff at 913.322.5550.