SWIM LESSONS 2021: Session 3 (July 19th – July 29th) Schedule

SWIM LESSONS 2021: Session 2 (July 5th – July 15th) Schedule

SWIM LESSONS 2021: Session 1 (June 21st-July 1st) Schedule

The Franklin Knolls Gators are pleased to offer swim lessons to our Silver Spring community. All instructors have been trained, and all classes have at least one junior instructor assigned to assist students enrolled in our small classes. Additional information about registration procedures will be forthcoming in the next few weeks. Preliminary details about this summer’s program are below.

Session 1 – June 21-July 3, 2021
Morning Lessons are Monday – Thursday for week 1 and 2.
Evening Lessons are Monday – Thursday, for week 1 and 2.
Session 2 – July 5 – 15, 2021
Morning Lessons are Monday – Thursday, week 1 and 2.
Evening Lessons are Monday – Thursday, week 1 and 2.
Session 3 – July 19 -29, 2021
Morning Lessons are Monday – Thursday week 1 and 2. Dates may change slightly due to B meet dates yet to be determined

MORNING LESSONS: Three, two-week sessions are offered. Each session consists of eight lessons generally scheduled between 8:30-11:00 a.m. Beginner 1 are 30-mintue lessons. Beginner 2 and higher are 40- minute lessons.

EVENING LESSONS: Evening lessons will be held during Session 1 AND Session 2. Evening lessons are generally scheduled between 6-8p.m. Each session consists of eight lessons. Beginner 1 are 30- minute lessons. Beginner 2 and higher are 40 minute lessons.

REGISTRATION FEES: Fees are $55 per session for pool members and $70 per session for non-members. (for the 2021 season we will not be offering non-member lessons)

REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: Stay tuned for details.

SCREENING: Screening information will be provided in the coming weeks. Screening is required if:
Your child is new to the program or did not take lessons at Franklin Knolls during the 2019 season.


If your child has progressed rapidly over the winter and you feel they are at a higher level than they were the last time they took lessons at Franklin Knolls.

MINNINUM AGE: At this time, children must be 3 years of age by June, 1 2021 to be eligible for swimming lessons. If there are 4 or more children who will turn 3 by September 1, 2021 a class may be added. Please request contact if you would like to be notified.

COMPETITIVE PRACTICE: This is a course designed to help the competitive swimmer with starts, strokes, turns, rules and other aspects of competitive swimming. Swimmers should be approximately at an intermediate level to register for this course. This class will be held if there are a minimum of 4 registered students.

CLASS SCHEDULES: The rosters will be posted in advanced of all sessions. No later than Sunday evening. Stay tuned for details. Classes are made up carefully according to the age and the needs of each child. If you have a special reason to request a definite time, please note that on the registration form and every effort will be made to accommodate the request. However, we can’t guarantee that all requests will be honored. Please make these requests only in very special circumstances.

INCLEMENT WEATHER: In the event that weather interferes with our ability to conduct lessons, a message will be posted on our website (www.franklinknollspool.com) on the News Tab as soon after the decision is made as is feasible. Families should also check the website for announcements regarding our ability to schedule make-up classes.

Thank You,
Betsy Cannon Kemp

For additional information email FkSwimLessons@gmail.com.


Jr. Instructor Information here

Franklin Knolls swimming lesson program 2021 REGISTRATION FORM