Water Safety At-Home

Virtual Recreation Center- Water Safety At-Home

Water safety resources and learn-to-swim tips and tricks. 

Backyard Learn-to-Swim Series

Our Learn-to-Swim Program is currently cancelled due to COVID-19 and we miss seeing you all at the pool! In the meantime, we have put together some short videos with tips and tricks to keep your swimmers practicing in a backyard pool or bathtub. Be sure to follow us on social media for program updates! We look forward to welcoming you back to lessons soon! 

Episode 1: Bubbles and Bobs

View the video transcript for Episode 1 (Printable PDF)

Episode 3: Kicking and Front Crawl

Episode 2: Support and Float

View the video transcript for Episode 2 (Printable PDF) 

Episode 4: Elementary Backstroke & Jumps

Longfellow’s WHALE Tales

Episode 1: "Swim as a Pair Near a Lifeguards Chair"

Episode 2: "Look Before You Leap"

Stay Connected

You can also follow us on Facebook,  Instagram and Nextdoor.com for department updates and activities.  We would love to see the ways you are recreating at home, use #MoRecAtHome #ModestoParksandRec & #ModestoTogether 

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