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Swim Lessons

Fall Swim Lessons

  • Offered year around
  • 2 lessons a week for 6 weeks
  • M/W and T/Th lessons
  • $165 per session; includes parking pass for duration of registered session.*

Session 1: Monday/Wednesday, August 31–October 7**
Session 1: Tuesday/Thursday, September 1–October 8

Parent (Guardian)/Child

  • 4:30 pm–5:00 pm
  • 4:30–5:00
  • 5:05 pm–5:35 pm
Learn-to-Swim Levels I, II, III
  • 5:05 pm–5:35 pm
  • 5:40 pm–6:10 pm
Learn-to-Swim Levels IV, V, VI
  • 6:15 pm

*Parking on the Mills College campus will be limited and monitored for parking passes. Official parking pass for current session necessary at all times on the Mills College campus. **No Swim Lessons Monday, September 7 in observance of Labor Day. $152.50

Partial scholarships available based on need and availability.

Private Swim Lessons

  • Offered year around
  • All ages, all skill levels
  • Thirty minute lessons–$40 for one student, $60 for two students (swimmers must be at a similar skill level).
  • Arranged to meet your schedule
  • You can print the Private Lesson Request Form below and mail it in or come to the pool and complete a request for private lessons.

Private Swim Lesson Request Form (17k, pdf)

Bring the form to the pool in person or mail it to the address below and an instructor will contact you:

Trefethen Aquatic Center, Mills College, 5000 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland, 94613.


Aquatics Center

Pool Schedule/Fees

Pool Programs

Rules & Policies

Swim Lessons


Junior Lifeguarding

Basic Water Rescue

Water Safety Instructor & Lifeguarding
Instructor Classes

Mills College Master's Swimmers

Contact Information

Trefethen Aquatic Center

P: 510.430.2170
E: pool@mills.edu 

Last Updated: 8/21/15