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  • Cloquet Aquatics 
    Building Community One Swimmer at a Time 
    All classes and activities are held at: Cloquet Middle School, 2001 Washington Avenue, Cloquet MN 55720. Enter Community Education door (door #2). 

    If you have any questions or recommendations about our aquatics program, please contact Kayla Cotner, Aquatics Coordinator (218) 879-1261, ext 7006. Email: [email protected]  Thank you for supporting the Cloquet Aquatics program!
    If your child just finished swimming lessons through Community Ed, please tell us about your experience HERE!  
    Red Cross Swim Lessons: (Click to register online.)  Red = *Full*

    Mini Group Lessons

    Registration begins: January 6th 

    Sundays: February 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd 




    Water Babies

    Tuesdays: February 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th 


    Level 1

    Level 3


    Water Whales 
    Preschool Aquatics
    Level 1

    Level 4


    Level 2 Level 1

    Parent and Child Aquatics: Ages 6 months to 4 

    Water Babies (Parent and Child Aquatics Level 1): Ages 6 months - 2 years. Familiarize participants with the water and teach swimming readiness skills. Provide safety information for parents and teach techniques parents can use to orient their children to the water

    Tadpoles (Parent and Child Aquatics Level 2): Ages 2 to 4 years - Builds on skills learned in Parent and Child Level 1

    Preschool Aquatics: Ages 4 to 6 

    Water Whales (Preschool Aquatics Level 1): - Ages 4 to 6. Water adjustment, floating, entry, movement, safety, and listening skills.

    Jellyfish (Preschool Aquatics Level 2) - Ages 4 to 6.  Recommended for students who have passed Water Whales, but are not 6 years old. Build on and improve skills learned in Preschool Aquatics Level 1.

    Learn-to-Swim: Ages 6+ 

    Level 1 - Introduction to Basic Water Skills (Ages 6+) Purpose: Helps students feel comfortable in the water, develop safe practices around water.  

    Level 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills Purpose: Gives students success with fundamental skills.

    Level 3 - Stroke Development Purpose: Builds on the skills in Level 2 through additional guided practices. *

    Level 4 - Stroke Improvement Purpose: Develops confidence in the skills learned and improves other aquatic skills.*

    Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Refines skills learned in Level 4. Swim distances and stroke knowledge are increased. Participants refine skills of all six swimming stokes (i.e. front crawl, back crawl, butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, and sidestroke) *

    Level 6 -Swimming and Skill Proficiency- Personal Water Safety: Refine strokes so participants swim them with greater efficiency and effectiveness over longer distances. Learn how to prevent aquatic empergencies in various aquatics environments and to introduce and practice self rescue techniques*

     *eligible to participate in the  Northeast Narwhals Swim Club 

  • Adult Lap Swim
    Mon-Fri Mornings: 6-7 am; thru December 20th 
    No swim: 10/17,10/18,11/28, 11/29
    Monday Evenings: 7-8pm; thru December 16th 
    Wednesday Evenings: 7-8pm; thru December 18th 
    Saturday Morning Lap Swim: 7-30-8:45am; thru December 21st 
    No Swim: 10/19, 11/30
    Friday Family Swim: 6:30-8:15pm;
    $3.50/time/person No Swim: 11/29,12/6,12/27

    Senior Swim:
    Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 7 - 8 am
    Oct 2 - Dec 20
    No swim: 11/29
    $45/quarter or $3/time
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