Classes and Lessons

Get fit with our many fitness classes or personal training. From swimming lessons to fitness training, we offer different classes to fit any fitness level. Our classes are available to all ages.

Ways to Register

  1. Register and pay online through Rec1
  2. Download and complete the registration form

View our virtual classes offered here

Types of Classes and Lessons

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Fitness Classes

All ages

We offer in-person and virtual classes for aerobics, zumba, sculpting, yoga, kickboxing and more. Our classes are tailored for all fitness levels, designed to challenge and motivate with skilled trainers who are supportive and fun.

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Children's Swim Lessons

6 months to Teen

Swimming lessons are fun for all ages and range from early beginner to swim team prep. Our friendly instructors lead guardian and child lessons to learn swimming basics. Check our level requirements, course descriptions, and lesson guidelines for more information.

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Adult Swim Lessons

14 years and older

Refine your technique, learn a new stroke or develop your swimming skills with our adult swim lessons. Our friendly staff, lead you through instruction tailored to your swimming level. We have four levels to accommodate any learner.

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Private Swim Lessons

All ages
Due to high demand there is a 4-6 month wait to be paired with an instructor. 
For more intimate training lessons, we offer private one-on-one sessions for all skill levels. Request a private lesson online or complete the Private Lesson Request Form and email to Debbie Bouwkamp at dbouwkamp@rockvillemd.gov. Please note: wait times vary based on staff and pool availability and volume of customer requests.

$40 for 30-minute session.
$60 for 30-minute session for two people. 

$5 discount for Swim and Fitness Center members.
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Water Fitness

16 years and older

Led by trained instructors, our swimming and fitness classes are for adults looking to get fit using water aerobics, improve technique, or enjoy other types of energizing workouts in the pool. For those training for triathlons, our USA Triathlon Coaches can mold you into a top competitor.

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Personal Training

Ages vary

Our certified trainers help personalize a workout designed to fit your lifestyle and fitness level and help you reach your goals. Begin with a body assessment and start your journey to a healthier lifestyle. In-person and virtual training available.

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Lifeguard Training, Water Safety Instructor, and CPR/AED and First Aid Classes

Ages vary

American Red Cross certification classes for Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED and First Aid are available at the Rockville Swim and Fitness Center year round. Some certifications have age requirements and pre-requisites. View our Fall 2022/Winter 2023 Lifeguard Training Schedule for more details. 

View our Dec 2022 Water Safety Instructor (WSI) training schedule for details on our upcoming course. CPR/AED and First Aid Training "stand alone" courses are available, for those who do not need Lifeguard certification. Keep an eye on this page for updates when classes are available.

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rockville rays

The Rockville Rays are the summer swim team of the Rockville Swim and Fitness Center. The team is operated through a partnership of the Recreation and Parks Department, and the Rockville Rays Parents group. Registration for the Summer 2022 Program will open on April 1, 2022. View Summer Registration here.

Note: Program registration fees grant customers access to the program area (pool or classroom) during the specified class time as well as any needed time in the locker room. Customers shall pay the facility's daily admission fee or scan their membership card if they desire to use the pools/whirlpool/fitness room before or after class. Facility members are entitled to discounts on certain aquatics classes. See our Memberships page for details.