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Feb 22, 2019
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Community Corner: Community Swim Program

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About our program

A Community Swim Program is offered at the BH-BL High School pool during the fall, winter, and spring semesters. This includes opportunities for lap swimming in the early morning hours plus Learn-to-Swim classes for kids on Saturday mornings.

All classes are filled on a first come, first served basis. For class fees and registration information, a flyer is published each year and included in the Continuing Education Brochure.

Questions? Contact Community Swim Coordinator Stephanie Gellatly at


  • Morning lap swim for the winter session ended on Feb. 8. The pool is closed for morning lap swim until the spring sessin begins on Monday, March 4.
  • Community swim lessons WILL be held on Saturday, Feb. 16 (week 5) but NOT during winter recess week (Feb. 23.) Classes will resume on March 2.


2018-19 Registration Schedule

  • For fall session: Tuesday, Sept.11
  • For winter session: Tuesday, Jan. 8
  • For spring session: Tuesday, March 19

Registration takes place from 7 to 8 p.m. in the BH-BL High School Pool Room/Gym Lobby. Save time at registration by filling out the registration form before going to the scheduled registration dates. Please complete a form for EACH swimmer. [REGISTRATION FORM]



Dates & Times



Student Learn-to-Swim classes, Saturdays

Beginner, intermediate and advanced classes are now held at three different times: 9-10 a.m.; 10-11 am. or 11 a.m.-noon.
Fall: Sept. 15 to Nov. 3
Winter: Jan. 12 to March 9
(No classes during winter recess)
Spring: March 23 to May 18 (No classes during spring recess)

$50 for residents;
$60 for non-residents

8-week sessions; 55-minute classes. Grades K-6 children are grouped by ability within each time period. Plus new advanced-level classes for children up to age 15. See ability/age level description on registration form. Must pre-register for these classes.

Lap Swimming

Morning Lap Swim: Monday - Friday, 6:30-7:30 a.m.
Fall session: Sept. 18 to Nov. 21
Winter session: Nov. 27 to Feb. 10
Spring session: March 3 to May 19

$2/day or $50/session

Swimmers may come to as many sessions as they like. There is no need to pre-register for this activity, which is only offered to residents. There is no lap swimming when school is closed for holidays or vacations.

Age Group Competitive Swim Team

For boys and girls in grades 1 through 12. Tryouts and registration for new swimmers is typically held in September.

To learn more about this program, go to


Important Information

  • Please make checks payable to Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Schools.

  • The pool will be closed and no swim classes/activities will be held whenever school is closed due to a holiday or snow day.
  • No refunds will be given after classes begin.
  • Registration Form [DOWNLOAD]


Block Schedule of Swim Classes & Activities







6:30-7:30 a.m. Lap Swimming

6:30-7:30 a.m. Lap Swimming

6:30-7:30 a.m. Lap Swimming

6:30-7:30 a.m. Lap Swimming

6:30-7:30 a.m. Lap Swimming

7-9 a.m. & 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Swim Team

5:30-7:30 p.m. Swim Team

5:30-7:30 p.m. Swim Team

5:30-7:30 p.m. Swim Team

5:30-7:30 p.m. Swim Team

5:30-7:30 p.m. Swim Team

9-9:55 a.m. or 10-10:55 a.m. Student Learn-to-Swim classes