• Aquatics Program

    SGASD Swim Sessions. Picture of children swimming in pool.

    All aquatics classes take place in the Spring Grove Area High School Natatorium located at 1490 Roth's Church Road, Spring Grove, PA.

    Questions? Contact James Gingerich at 717-225-4731 ext. 7500 or gingerij@sgasd.org.

      How to Register

      • If you are interested in taking a class listed below, please complete the registration form and send it to James Gingerich, Aquatics Director, Spring Grove Area High School - 1490 Roth’s Church Road, Spring Grove, PA 17362.

        Fall 2022 Aquatics Registration Form

      Fall Swim Lessons

      • Skill Levels

        The SGASD aquatics program follows the American Red Cross guidelines for swimming instruction.

        • Parent/Tot: 3 years old and younger. A parent is in the water with the child.
        • Pre-school Level 1 and 2: 3 years old to Kindergarten. Needs assistance to float on back and put face in the water.
        • Pre-school Level 2 and 3: 3 years old to Kindergarten. Can float on back unassisted, trying to move through the water independently.
        • School Age Level 1 and 2: Kindergarten and older. Has limited water experience, tries to float unassisted, goes under the water willingly.
        • School Age Level 2: Kindergarten and older. Floats unassisted, goes under the water willingly, attempts to do some swimming motion through the water.
        • School Age Level 3 and 4: Kindergarten and older. Working on correct breathing, stroke technique, and endurance.


        Session A

        Mondays & Wednesdays for 4 Weeks

        • Instructors: Christine Craver
        • Cost: $45.00
        • Dates: October 3 - November 2, 2022 (No class on October 31st due to Halloween)
        • Times and Levels:
          • 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm: Parent/Tot, 6 months - 3 years old
          • 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm: Pre-school Level 1 and 2, 3 - 5 years old  
          • 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Pre-school Level 2 and 3, 3 - 5 years old
          • 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm: School Age Level 1 and 2, Kindergarten +  
          • 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm: School Age Level 3 and 4, Kindergarten +
        • Registration Deadline: September 20, 2022


        Session B

        Tuesdays & Thursdays for 4 Weeks

        • Instructor: James Gingerich
        • Cost: $45.00
        • Dates: October 4 - November 1, 2022
        • Times and Levels:
          • 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm: Pre-school Level 1 and 2, 3 - 5 years old  
          • 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm: Pre-school Level  2 and 3, 3 - 5 years old  
          • 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm: School Age Level 1 and 2, Kindergarten +  
          • 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm: School Age Level 2, Kindergarten +  
          • 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm: School Age Level 3 and 4, Kindergarten +  
        • Registration Deadline: September 20, 2022

      Cancellations and Refunds

        • Makeup lessons are not available for missed classes.

        • Refunds are given only if a medical condition limits the ability to participate in the classes in which you are registered.

        • If a lesson is canceled due to pool maintenance or repair, the cancellation will be posted on the District website and on the District Facebook and Twitter pages. 

      Pool Rules

        • Wear proper swimming suits. No street clothing.
        • Shower before entering the pool.
        • Obey the lifeguard at all times.
        • Children 10 years and younger must be supervised by an adult.
        • Non-swimmers and swimmers using flotation devices must be with an adult and remain in the shallow end of the pool at all times.
        • Diving and jumping in designated areas only.
        • No flips or back diving.
        • No running, pushing, or any type of horseplay on the pool deck.
        • Pool toys are allowed in the shallow end of the pool only.
        • No food or drink is allowed in the locker rooms or in the pool area.