Lessons & Programs

Toddler Swim Time
This program is offered to those families with children up to age 5 (kids and siblings over age 5 not allowed), who want to enjoy swimming with their younger children, without the crowd and hustle associated with regular open hours. ALL CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT. Use is restricted to the Leisure Pool only. Pool infant carriers will be allowed during this time only. Available Monday through Thursday starting June 6 through August 4 from 10:00am to 11:30am. Fee is $2.00. Children age 2 & under are free. Season Passes may be used for Toddler Time.  Pool will be cleared at 11:30am and those wishing to re-enter will need to pay regular pool admission fee.


Adult Lap Swim
Lap swimming is available for anyone and over starting at 5:00pm until the pool is closed.  Use is restricted to swimming laps only to qualify for the discounted entry..  Additional morning lap swim times are available June thru July from 6:00am-7:00am on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings.  Fee is $2.00 or $40 for a Lap Swim Only Punch Card. 



This class is a group lesson format with an instructor, focusing on aerobic endurance, resistance training, and creating an enjoyable atmosphere with music. Water aerobics is a type of exercise that requires participants to be in at least waist deep in the water.  

When: Session 1: July 9-20; Session 2: July 23-Aug 3
Mon-Wed-Fri, 11:15am-12:00pm

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Swim Lessons
Swim Lesson Registration Form

Parent & Toddler Swim
This class will teach all the basics of blowing bubbles, floating, and going underwater. In addition, your child will start to work on jumping in and rolling over front to back and beginning arm strokes.    

Games are introduced to help learn the skills in a fun atmosphere.  The instructor will work individually with child to succeed in learning the skills and the parent in how to help. Only one child per adult in the water, however both parents may attend class with one or two children.

Child needs to wear a swimmer diaper.

Age:  18 months-3 years
Sessions Dates:  June 25-July 5; July 16-26
Days:  Mon-Thur, 11:00am-11:30am
Fee: $45 / $40 (RD)
Min:  4  Max:  12

Parent & Preschool Swim Lessons

Skills learned in this class will include comfort in the water, bubble blowing, basic breath control, introduction to front and back float with assistance, beginning arm stroke and backstroke and jumping in the water.  One parent per child is required to be in the water.   

Age:  3 – 4 years
Sessions Dates:  June 25-July 5; July 16-26
Days:  Mon-Thur, 11:30am-12:00pm
Fee: $45 / $40 (RD)
Min:  4  Max:  12


 Learn to Swim Level I – Introduction to Swimming

Swimmers must be 5 years or older to participate.  Emphasizes comfort in the water, good attitude, and safe practices in and around the water.  Class objectives include putting face in the water, bobbing, front and back glide with kick, and floating on back unassisted.

Age:  5 & Older
Sessions Dates:  June 4-14; June 25-July 5; July 16-26
Times:  Mon-Thur, 9:30am-10:00am (See below for evening class times)
Fee:  $40 / $35 (RD)


Learn to Swim Level II – Fundamental Water Skills

Prerequisite: Swimmers must pass Level I or be completely comfortable in the water.

Child will perform locomotion skills using both arms and legs on front (crawl) and back (beginner back stroke).  Other skills include rhythmic breathing, explore and tread deeper water, demonstrate basic rescue skills and basic CPR. 

Age:  5 -7
Times:  Mon-Thur, 10:00am-10:30am (See below for evening class times)

Age:  8-10
Mon-Thur, 10:30am-11:00am (See below for evening class times)

Session Dates:  June 4-14; June 25-July 5; July 16-26
Fee:  $40 / $35 (RD)

Learn to Swim Level III – Stroke Development

Prerequisite: Swimmers must pass Level II or be able to swim unassisted in deep water and successfully complete the following: (1) child must be able to swim 10 yards on front or back; and (2) child must be able to jump into chest deep water unassisted. 

Child learns to coordinate front and back crawls with rhythmic breathing.  Other skills include elementary backstroke, reverse direction, submerge and retrieve an object in deep water, dive from the side of the pool, rescue skills and be familiar with CPR.

Age:  5 & Older
Session Dates: June 4-14; June 25-July 5; July 16-26
Times:  Mon-Thur, 11:00am-11:30am   
Fee:  $40 / $35 (RD)


Evening Swim Lessons

If you can't catch us in the morning then be sure to check out our evening swim lessons.  We will be offering Level 1 and Level 2 swim lessons during the evening hours this summer. 

Learn to Swim Level I

Age:  5 & Older
Session Dates:  June 4-14 & July 16-26
Times:  Mon-Thur, 5:30-6:00pm
Fee:  $40 / $35 (RD)  
Min:  6    Max:  12


Learn to Swim Level II

Age:  5 & Older
Session Dates:  June 4-14 & July 16-26
Times:  Mon-Thur, 6:00pm-6:30pm
Fee:  $40 / $35 (RD)
Min:  6  Max:  12


Private Swim Lessons

Are you or your child needing more indivdualized instruction? Or do you just need a lesson or two to freshen up your skills? Try a private lesson. Contact Taylor at the RecPlex by emailing her at tlee@bransonmo.gov for additional information.

Private Swim Lesson Registration Form



Junior Lifeguard Training
Youth ages 12-15 years wanting to learn what is expected of a lifeguard can join us for a one-week training session.  The goal of this aquatics program is to “wet” the appetites of youth who may not have considered lifeguarding as part of their future.  All participants are required to demonstrate competent swimming ability. Skills will be tested on the first night of the class. Attendance is mandatory at all classes.  CPR, First Aid and Safety Techniques are also demonstrated in this course.

Session Dates:  June 18-21
Times:  Mon-Thur, 5:00pm-6:00pm
Fee:  $35 / $30 (RD)



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Currently, the City of Branson has 16 parks serving residents and visitors. These parks offer a wide variety of opportunities from swimming to nature trails.

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