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Summer Aquatics Program 2014

Mills College is offering a summer swim program with lessons in the morning as well as in the evening!

REGISTRATION BEGINS: Sunday April 27, 4-6pm

• Low Student/Instructor Ratio
• Experienced Instructors
• Evening Lessons
• Great, newly refurbished facility


  • Eight thirty-minute lessons (Monday–Thursday)
  • For all ages and skill abilities
  • $90 per session

Session Dates:

Session 1: June 23-July 3
Session 2: July 7- July 17
Session 2: July 21- July 31

JUNIOR LIFEGUARDING  See summer brochure for prerequisites.

  • Monday-Thursday, 9:00 am-12:30 pm
  • Girls and boys, ages 11-14
  • $175

Class Dates:

Class 1: July 7- July 17
Class 2: July 21- July 31

To receive program information by mail, leave your name and mailing address on the voicemail at 510.430.2170. If you took lessons in 2013 and have the same mailing address, you have already been sent a postcard with  information for this year.


  • Two CAMPS!
  • $45 for the Camp
  • Must be able to swim four laps of the pool continuously
  • 13 years of age and older

Girls Water Polo Camp Registration Form (26k, pdf)

Learn-to-Swim Classes

Summer Program Brochure (125k, pdf)

Class Descriptions (197k, pdf)

Learn-to-Swim Lesson Registration Form Summer 2014 (29k, pdf)

Junior Lifeguarding Registration Form (23k, pdf)

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

Rules & Policies

Summer Programs Info


Basic Water Rescue

Water Safety Instructor & Lifeguarding
Instructor Classes

Contact Information

Trefethen Aquatic Center

P: 510.430.2170
E: pool@mills.edu 

Last Updated: 3/17/14