Bonding with bubbles

The first time you put your baby or toddler in a swim suit and bring them to the Peck Aquatic Center is a special moment. After you get that post-worthy photo, it is time to snuggle them close and dip their little toes into our ozone-filtered teaching pool. Helping your child get comfortable in the water is an important step during this stage of development, and we are proud to open these classes to the whole community. Our Parent-Child Swim Classes are also designed to nurture your relationship with your child and to help you meet other parents with young children. Some of the best friendships start in the pool!

Parent-Tot for ages 6 mos-3 yrs
Parent participation allows you to share this experience with your child. We explore water adjustment, body awareness, coordination and safety through use of games, songs and repetition. All infants and toddlers must wear swim diapers or secure plastic pants over a cloth diaper. No disposable diapers are allowed. There is a maximum of one child per parent.

Parent-Child Swim Skills for ages 18 mos-3 yrs
Is your child to old or advanced for the Parent-Tot class but not quite ready to start Pre-school Level 1? This class is the perfect balance! The class is designed to work on all of the skills that are introduced and taught in our Pre-school Level 1 class. The difference is that parents join their participant in the water and help ease that transition in to independent lessons for the future. The instructor will teach the participants, and parents will assist their child in practicing the given skills.

Questions about our swim programs?

Contact Jess Lanke, Director of Recreation & Aquatics, at 414-967-8194.

We specialize in families

Partnering with families to provide the spaces and programs they need to grow and thrive is what we do best.

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Lots of fun family programs offered throughout the year.

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