Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort has developed swimming lessons for kids and adults that allow everyone the opportunity to learn in a safe environment, at their own pace. Learn-to-Swim classes are taught by certified, knowledgeable and caring instructors who can help swimmers at every level feel comfortable in the water and progress to the next level.

Group Swim Lessons

Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • Session 1: June 13 – June 30, 2022
  • Session 2: July 11 – July 29, 2022


  • $75/ session 1 child
  • $120/ session 2 kids
  • $170/session 3 kids
  • Limit 6 kids per class
  • Private Swim Lessons
  • $35/ child
  • $30/ child semiprivate (2 and more kids at the same lesson)

Questions please contact us at ewa@mtprinceton.com.

Registration for Session 1 is closed. Please note our office will be closed from June 1st to June 13th. To make a payment and register for Session 2, please call us at 719.398.5191 after June 13th.



What level should I sign up for?

Parent-Child Aquatics

For kids 6 months-3year old

The first introduction to the water, builds basic safety water skills for both parents and children. Helps infants and young children to become comfortable in the water.

Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it.

  • For the beginner who is comfortable in the water and have the skill of putting their heads under the water and supported front floats.
  • Swimmers learn basics of swimming: bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.

Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills.

  • Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back and put their head under water.
  • Swimmers will work on: independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.

Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills.

  • Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back.
  • Swimmers will work on: gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives.

Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills.

  • Swimmers should already be able to: swim front and back crawl 25 yards.
  • Swimmers will work on: rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.

Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers.

  • Swimmers should already be able to: swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, whip kick, treading water, and dive.
  • Swimmers will work on: alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of: freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.

Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.

  • Swimmers should already be able to: swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive.
  • Swimmers will work on: All six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, pike and tuck surface dive, pike and tuck dive from board, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescue.

Does the swim lessons fee include access to the pools?

No, if you want to stay and swim, please purchase the day passes.

Do I need to provide any floating/ swimming equipment?

No, please don’t bring floaties. We will provide all the necessary equipment.

What should I bring?

Don’t forget about sunscreen, a hat, bottled water (no glass please), and towels.

With any other questions please contact us at ewa@mtprinceton.com.

Please complete one form for each child registering for swim lessons.

Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort
Phone: 719-395-2447
15870 County Road 162 Nathrop, Colorado 81236-9703




















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