Registration and Fee Information

There are several ways to register:

1) Phone: 1-888-327-2757; select option 2

2) On-line:

3) On-site: please arrive 15-20 minutes early on the first day of the session. This is a first come, first serve basis.

*If you register on-site on the first day of lessons, you may only pay by CHECK. No cash or credit card payments are accepted on-site. There will be NO DISCOUNTS given on-site either.

Registering by phone and on-line closes the Thursday (weekday lessons) or Wednesday (weekend lessons) prior to the first day of each session.

NOTE:If registered participants fail to appear without notice on the first day of each session, their space may be filled by a student on the waiting list. Participants should call the facility’s lifeguard station to request that their space be saved.

IMPORTANT:Participant’s waiver must be completed and submitted to the Head Instructor on the first day of participation during check-in. A valid (dated and signed) waiver is required for each session. Please go to the “Forms” tab to print a waiver. 

Adaptive, private/semi-private lessons can only be scheduled by calling the Roberts lifeguard station at 510-544-3157. Registration is based on instructor availability.

Semi-private (2 participants) can be done by phone registration if and only if all participants’ booking information is provided AND all participants are paid at the initial registration.


Program Fees:

  • Weekday lessons: $55/session (non-res. 61) * Session 2 fees prorated to $48 due to July Fourth Holiday
  • Adaptive or Private Lesson (1 participant): $125
  • Semi-Private (2 participants): $75 each


Tuition Assistance:

The Regional Parks Foundation provides financial assistance to camilies in need.  Click here for an application. Note:  It takes a few weeks to process applications, so please leave enough time BEFORE the session you would like to register for when applying for financial assistance.