Aquatic Programs

Swim Lessons

6 months-Adult (Private Lessons register in office only, Printable form available)

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Employment Application

Must be 15 or older

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Lifeguard Certification Class Registration

At least 15 years old



Parent & Child (Levels 1 & 2) / Pre-School (Levels 1-3)
July 15th-25th - 6:00-6:30pm (Monday-Thursday) 

Regular Swim Lessons (Levels 1-6) 
July 15th-25th - 6:45-7:30pm (Monday-Thursday) 

$50 per participant

Class size is limited. Swim Lessons will be 30 minutes for Parent & Child/Preschool Levels and 45 minutes for Regular Levels each day. Registrations will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Once a class is full you will have to register for another session. No exceptions. Forms must be received 2 days before the session begins. No refunds. Instructors reserve the right to determine your child's level of ability and place them accordingly. Your child must be able to handle a classroom like setting in order to participate. They must be able to easily go with the instructors without crying or consistent refusal to participate. Instructors must be able to focus on the class as a whole and will not be able to concentrate on one child. If your child requires a more one on one environment to learn effectively, please consider private lessons. If there is a constant resistance to participate or your child becomes physically abusive with the instructors, you may be asked to leave.


Each Session is 30 minutes.

Block 1- June 24th-27th
8:30-9:00am / 9:15-9:45am / 10:00-10:30am        
Block 2- June 24th-27th
6:00-6:30pm / 6:45-7:15pm

Block 3- July 15th-18th
8:30-9:00am / 9:15-9:45am / 10:00-10:30am

$60 per participant

Private swim lessons are by appointment only.  Call the Park office for more information 573-624-8244


2024 Certification Class
Dates and times could be extended or reduced depending on the number of students in the class and weather variables.  We will try to be as accommodating as possible if there is a need to adjust class times/dates, but all students must make an effort to be flexible as well.
Participants MUST attend all sessions in order to complete the certification process. 

Open Swim-
April 22-23 3:30-4:30pm

In Class Instruction & In Water Sessions-
April 24 4:00-8:00pm (Pre-Course)
April 25, 26 4:00-8:00pm
April 27 8:00am-4:00pm
April 28 1:00-6:00pm

Make-up Dates: April 29-May 1 4:00-8:00pm
*Class Dates and Times are tentative, subject to change


  • Complete a swim-tread-swim sequence without stopping to rest
  • Timed brick event
  • Participants must pass the Pre-course Skill Test to advance to the classroom portion of the class


  • Successfully complete Pre-course Skill Test
  • Practical skill scenarios for CPR, passive extraction, active drowning, and other essential proficiencies
  • Pass written exams on CPR, AED, Administration of First Aid and Lifeguarding Skills with at least 80%
  • 100% course attendance is mandatory

Must be 15 years old to be eligible for a position at the Dexter Aquatic Center
Positions available for the current season
For more information, call our office or visit our website

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