Aquatics & Swim Lessons


Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) and Frederick County Parks and Recreation (FCP&R) is proud to offer the newly updated American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program, which combines the best in swim instruction with an even stronger emphasis on drowning prevention and water safety... ideal for anyone who wants to enjoy the water safely, regardless of age or skill level.

Fact Sheets and Skills Charts:

Swim classes available through Frederick County Public Schools and Frederick County Parks & Recreation at the Walkersville High School Pool.

Private Lessons

Private and semi-private lessons are available by request. All requests are not guaranteed. Lessons will be scheduled based on the availability of an instructor and appropriate pool time. 

Private and semi-private lessons are sold in blocks of four lessons,30 minutes each lesson. Semiprivate lessons will be provided for no more than two swimmers who must be at the same skill level and roughly the same age (ie: preschool,youth, teen, adult)

Private Lessons per Participant: $125
Semi-Private Lessons per Participant: $100

To request private or semi-private swim lessons, please complete the "Private Lesson Request Form". Once form is complete, The private lesson coordinator will contact you upon receipt of the request. We will do our best to get lessons started within a two week time frame and expect that a block of lessons will be completed within a six week time frame. 

If you have any questions about private or semi-private lessons, please call 301-600-1666.


Walkersville High School Pool
81 West Frederick Street
Walkersville, MD 21793


Register online now or call 301-600-2936.

American Red Cross Swim App

Get the most out of Red Cross swim lessons with the Swim App. Created as a companion to the newly-updated Learn-to-Swim program (including Preschool Aquatics), this app will help you keep your swimmer motivated, while providing you the latest in water safety guidance to help ensure your family stays safe in, on and around the water. Download it directly from the Apple App Store, Google Play or Amazon Marketplace.

Kids Swim Class
Fredrick County Swim Facility