BDA offers lessons in Fall, Winter and Spring and Summer Sessions

Request lessons for the current and/or upcoming session(s)*
Lesson times do NOT automatically continue into the next session
 *Instructors, instructor schedules and pool availability may change from session to session
Fall 2018 session: September 4 - December 21
No lessons: October 31 (after 3:00) or November 21-24
Winter 2018-2019 session:  TBD
Spring 2019 session: TBD

All lessons are at Homestead Aquatic Center, 
Chapel Hill Community Center  and O2 Fitness in Chapel Hill
& all lessons are 30 minutes unless otherwise requested

To schedule a lesson, please:
  1. Read our Swim Academy PhilosophyPolicies and FAQs

  2. Read about the Lesson Types & Prices

  3. Register your family and each swimmer in your family  (registration covers both swim academy and swim team)
    • You will not be billed for the non-refundable annual fee until a BDA service is scheduled.  
    • You may register up to 5 family members during the original family registration
    • Add additional swimmers from your family portal
    • Semi-private lessons require a registration for each family

  4. Login to the BDA Portal to request Fall, Winter or Spring lessons (the current and/or upcoming session - lessons do not continue automatically into the next session)
    • Once in the portal, click the menu icon (☰), in the upper right hand corner
    • Click Latest Announcements to find the lesson request forms
    • Click either the private, family or semi-private form link for fall, winter or spring
    • Enter some basic information about your lesson preferences (times, dates, swimmer information) on the form
    • Using the information given on the request form, we'll email you a list of available lesson options
    • Respond with your choices from the list and we'll set those lessons up for you!
    Bookmark the portal address and save your login information for fast portal access!

  5. Receive a lesson schedule email and separate invoice from BDA for the upcoming month and annual fees, as applicable
    Please allow us up to 48 hours to send the schedule and/or invoice after the specific lesson schedule has been set
  6. Pay online via ACH transfer using our Dwolla BDA Payment Form or mail a check to the address on your invoice.