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Kids swimming lessons

Welcome to StarFish Swim School!

 StarFish Swim School is a premier year-round learn-to-swim and swim safety program designed to cater to all age groups and skill levels.


At StarFish Swim School, we believe that swimming is not just a skill; it's a journey of growth, confidence, and enjoyment.


Our program operates on a monthly tuition basis, offering lessons for all age groups and skill levels. Whether you're looking to introduce your little ones to the joy of swimming or seeking advanced training for competitive swimming, we have lessons for everyone!

Richland WA Swim Lessons

Everyone can learn to swim @ThePC!


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Getting Started

Let's get your child enrolled!

New students are welcome to join at any time, with lessons beginning at the start of the following month. A swim evaluation is required. This evaluation ensures placement in the most suitable lesson for their age group and skill level, guaranteeing a personalized and effective learning experience.

We proudly offer lessons for ages 4 months through adults, covering a spectrum from beginners to advanced competitors.

For swim evaluations and inquiries about days/times offered, our Aquatics Office

Kelli Dunfee

509-783-5465 ext 123

Let's make a splash together at StarFish Swim School!

Getting Started

Monthly Tuition Rates

Small Group Lessons - Max 4 students per 1 instructor.  (Tiny tot and level 1 are max 3 students.) 25-minute lesson.


1 day per week: $52

2 days per week: $96

3 days per week: $132


1 day per week: $72

2 days per week: $136

3 days per week: $192

PC Flyers Novice Swim Team-

45-minute practice.


1 day per week: $52

2 days per week: $88

3 days per week: $108


1 day per week: $72

2 days per week: $128

3 days per week: $168

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Swim Levels

Swim Lesson Levels and Progressions

Parent Tot 1 (Age: Up to Parent Tot 2): Introduction to water for parents and their infants.

Parent Tot 2 (Age: Up to Tiny Tot): Building water confidence and basic water safety skills for toddlers.

Tiny Tot (Progresses to Super Kid or Ages up to Level 1): Developing foundational swimming skills.

Super Kid (Progresses to Mega Kid or Ages up to Level 2): Advancing swimming techniques and water safety awareness.

Mega Kid (Ages up to Level 3): Mastering advanced swimming skills.

Levels 1-6: Progressing through increasingly advanced swimming skills and techniques.


Additional Programs

Catfish Novice Swim Team: For those looking to engage in a more competitive swim environment. Ages 6 - 16

  • For swimmers who have completed StarFish Level 6 or can complete a swim evaluation consisting of a proficient 50-yard Freestyle, 50-yard Backstroke, 25-yard Breaststroke, and 25-yard Butterfly

Junior Lifeguard: Advanced training in water safety and lifeguard skills.  Ages 11 - 14

  • For swimmers interested in taking the full American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course once they turn 15. This class will cover the basics of Lifeguard equipment and skills including basic water rescues and initial first aid and emergency response.

Parent Tot 1

4 months - 1.5 years

Parent Tot 2

1 - 2.5 years

Tiny Tot

2.5 years through their 5th birthday.

Super Kid

2.5 years through their 5th birthday.

Mega Kid

2.5 years through their 5th birthday.

Level 1

5 - 10 years

Level 2

5 - 10 years

Level 3

5 - 10 years

Level 4

5 - 10 years

Level 5

5 - 10 years

Level 6

5 - 10 years

PC Flyers Novice Swim Team

6 - 16 years

Junior Lifeguard (not currently available)

11 - 14 years

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Private Swim Lessons

Private lessons are great for anyone who wants to learn how to swim or is training to improve their technique.

Linda Mauws, our private swim instructor, started her swimming career when she was 8 years old and has been a fish ever since! She competed competitively in high school and participated in Master's Swim as well. She has been with The Pacific Clinic since October 2020 and she is excited to help you reach your swimming goals!

Schedule a consultation or ask a question today!

Linda Mauws, Swim Instructor


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Everyone from Kennewick, Pasco, Richland, and all the Tri-Cities area is welcome at The Pacific Clinic!

Private Swim Lessons
Contct Us

Aquatic Department

Kelli Dunfee, Aquatics Director

Phone: (509) 783-5465 x123 


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