theCENTER and MCC Community Partnership


theCENTER is proud to be a Community Partner with MCC's Continuing Education program.  Together we provide quality programs with the Continuing Ed. Instructors or theCENTER instructors. Our programs offered change every season. Check out the Continuing Education website to see all of the programs being offered this season!

Beginners' Swimming For Adults

Calling all adults who never learned to swim - there is no time like the present!  This course is designed specifically for adults to learn the basics of swimming and to encourage those adults who want to improve their skills and confidence in the water.  Instructor Missy Kittner will put you at ease and teach you the techniques to enjoy the pool.  After this course, you will have no excuse not to "jump in".  Wear your swimsuit and bring a towel.  Goggles are optional.  Class will meet at theCENTER of Columbus Avenue Baptist Church.  Each student must sign a facility waiver.  Students must be 18 years of age or older to register.

Cost: $69

Booked for Summer 2022

Parent & Tot Swim Lessons

Swimming lessons for babies and toddlers ages 6 months-four years old and their parents.  This water introduction program, taught by Missy Kittner, helps the parent and child get used to the water and see the pool as fun.  Parents and childen play games that introduce basic introductory water skills such as blowing bubbles, breath control, kicking and floating.  The class focuses on water orientation and encourages parents and babies to trust each other in the water.  All children not pott-trained must wear a swim diaper when in class.  An adult must be in the water with the child at all times.

Cost: $69

Aug. 2, 2022-Aug. 18, 2022 T/TH, 7:15-8:00 PM 


4 & 5 Year Old Swim Lessons 

This class is designed for beginner swimmers ages 4 to 5 years of age.  Led by Missy Kittner, this class will start your little one getting comfortable in the water, acclimation, and basic survival swimming, then we will move on to learning correct body movement in the water by floating, gliding, and kicking.  Finally we will move to working on swimming with arms and legs consistend on front and back.

Cost: $69
Session: August 2, 2022- August 18, 2021 T/TH, 6:30-7:15 PM


Children's Beginner Swim 

This camp is designed for beginner swimmers with little experience in the water.  This camp will start with comfort and acclimation to the water, along with basic survival swimming, then moves on to learning correct body movement in the water for floating, gliding, and kicking.  Finally, we will work on swimming with arms and legs moving consistently in front and back.  Safety is paramount in every skill that is learned.  Parents do not need to accompany the child during lessons.  Camp is for kids 5-12 years of age.

Jul 5, 2022-Jul 21, 2022 6:30-7:15PM


Children's Intermediate Swim

In this camp, kids will continue swimming training with emphasis on primary skills such as floating on the front and back, beginning swimming on the front and back, rhythmic breathing, and treading water. Safety is paramount in every skill that is learned. Parents do not need to accompany the child during lessons. Camp is for kids 5-12 years of age.


July 05-July 21, 2022 7:15-8:00PM


To register for swim lessons or other MCC Continuing Education classes click the link below.
Children's swim lessons are found under Kids College.

Register for MCC Continuing Ed.

For questions regarding registration on the MCC website please contact MCC Continuing Ed. office, 254.299.8888. You may also contact theCENTER should you have any other questions, 254.754.7971.