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Classes & Lessons

Pool Alert

Scholarships for Goodman Pool admissions and Goodman Waves Swim & Dive Team are available thanks to the Madison Parks Foundation and the Irwin A. and Robert D. Goodman Foundation. Apply online. Note: Fee assistance for lessons is available through MSCR.


Aquatic classes and lessons for youth and adults are offered at the Goodman Pool thanks to Madison School & Community Recreation (MSCR).

Aquatics Schedule

We've partnered with MSCR to provide a full-range of children, youth and adult aquatic classes and lessons. See MSCR Aquatics at the Goodman Pool for class descriptions and schedules.

Fee Assistance for Lessons

Providing accessible public recreation to the community is a priority and MSCR offers fee assistance for lessons. The application must be completed before registering for lessons. Please complete Summer 2023 Fee Assistance Form (Formulario de Asistencia con Tarifas) and mail or drop off to MSCR Central, 328 E. Lakeside St., Madison, WI 53715 (Monday - Friday, 8am to 5pm), email:, or call (608) 204-3000 for assistance. For pool admissions or Waves Swim & Dive Team fee assistance, please see scholarships.

To Register

Lessons and classes are offered and processed by MSCR. If you have not already, you will need to create an MSCR account. If you are creating a new account, please note, it will take 24-48 business hours for your account to be activated. Registration for most activities may be done online, or printable forms Summer 2023 Registration Forms (Formulario de Registración), may be mailed or dropped off to MSCR Central, 328 E. Lakeside St., Madison, WI 53715 (Monday - Friday, 8am to 5pm), email or call (608) 204-3000 for assistance.

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