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  • AQUATICS - Summer Programs


    ADULT PROGRAMS

    Adult Beginner Swim Lessons      Because it's never too late to learn how to swim!
    We teach at your pace to assure that you are first and foremost comfortable in the water.  Sign up and join us, we will have you wanting to swim marathons before you know it. 

    Location:  Valley Pool           Ages: 15 and over      Summer Session: June 26th to July 26th 
    Maximum # of Participants: 12                                      Tuesdays & Thursdays from 7:30 - 8:00 pm

    Fee: City Residents $10 / Non-City Residents $35
    Pre-registration required: Click Here to download a registration form             


    Adult Advanced Swim Lessons

    This class is designed to enhance and build upon your current strokes and teach proper breathing techniques in addition to building endurance.  

    Location: Valley Pool             Ages: 15 and over       Summer Session: June 26th to July 26th 
    Maximum # of Participants: 8                                       Tuesdays & Thursdays from 7:30 - 8:00 pm

    Fee: City Residents $10 / Non-City Residents $35
    Pre-registration required: Click Here to download a registration form

     

    Adult Water Exercise 
    Don't miss this low impact workout that is sure to improve your strength, flexibility and endurance.
    Location: listed by section         Ages: 16 and over             Maximum # of Participants: 25

    Fee per section: 
    Shallow Water
    - City Residents $35 / Non-City Residents $60
    Deep Water - 
    City Residents $20 / Non-City Residents $35

    Pre-registration required: Click Here to download a registration form

    Summer Session:    
        Shallow Water: June 26th - August 9th - Tuesdays & Thursdays from 1:30 - 2:30 pm at Valley Pool 
        Deep Water: July 1st to August 12th - Sundays from 9:30 am to 10:30 am at Valley Pool (NO CLASS JULY 29th)


    YOUTH SWIM PROGRAMS

    Lessons
    Fee: City $10 / Non-City $35 per session         Maximum # of Participants: Varies by level
    Morning Lessons will be held on July 4th.  Evening Lessons at Valley are cancelled July 4th

    Ages: Placement is based on age AND ability - please review the level requirements below carefully to determine which level is the most appropriate for your child.  Participants will be tested at the first class and may be moved accordingly.  This may result in a time change for their lesson.

    Pre-registration: Click Here to download a form 
    Class times vary by based on registration/pool - please read your confirmation to find out your time slot.

    Little Swimmer - Valley Pool Only  Tuesday & Thursday evening OR Daytime sessions available.

     
    Daytime Swimming Lessons 
    Daytime lessons will be offered for ten thirty minute classes Monday – Friday over a two-week period.
    Lessons times are assigned between 9:00 am and 11:30 am at Burnet, Thornden & Valley Pools.
    Lessons times are assigned between 10:30 am and 12:30 pm at Lincoln, Onondaga & Schiller Pools.

    Locations: Burnet, Lincoln, Onondaga, Schiller, Thornden and Valley Pools 
    (Please list your first and second location option on the registration form)

     Summer Day Session I: June 25 to July 6             Last Day for Session I Early Registration* - June 11th
    Summer Day Session II: July 9 to July 20             Last Day for Session II Early Registration* - June 25th
    Summer Day Session III: July 23 to August 3       Last Day for Session III Registration* - July 18th

      *Registration will continue through out the summer season on a space available basis


     Afternoon Swimming Lessons
    One Afternoon Session  of ten (10) thirty minute classes, meeting twice a week over a five (5) week period, for
    Little Swimmers through Starfish levels only.


     Location:
    Valley Pool only                              Maximum # of Participants: Varies by level

    Mondays & Wednesdays: July 2nd to August 1st - between 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm 

     Evening Swimming Lessons
    One Evening Session of ten thirty minute classes, meeting twice a week over a five week period, for Seahorse, Goldfish, Bullfrogs, Blue Whales and Starfish levels only.  

    Location: Valley Pool only                                Maximum # of Participants: Varies by level

    Mondays & Wednesdays: June 27th to August 1st - between 6:00 pm and 7:30 pm (no class July 4th)
    Tuesdays & Thursdays: June 26th to July 26th - between 6:00 pm and 7:30 pm  


    Level Requirements
    Seahorse: Able to sit on the pool ledge and get into the water without assistance of parents/guardians; 
    3 to 5 years of age
    Goldfish: No swimming experience; 
    Minimum of 5 years old
    Bullfrogs: Able to float unassisted on front and back and kick 15 feet on front and back;
    Minimum of 6 years old
    Blue Whale: Able to swim 30 feet front crawl with face in the water and 30 feet backstroke; 
    Minimum of 7 years old
    Starfish: Able to swim 45 feet front crawl with face in the water and perform the elementary backstroke;
    Minimum of 8 years old
    Eels: Able to swim 25 yards front and back crawl, 15 yards elementary backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly;
    Minimum of 9 years old; Classes are held with sufficient enrollment at selected sites.


    Pre-Competitive Swim

    Ages: Participants must be 15 years or younger and be able to swim 25 yards front & back crawl.
    Fee: City Residents $30 / Non-City Residents $55    Summer Session: June 25th through August 3rd

    Pre-registration: Click Here to download a form    Locations: Burnet, Onondaga, Schiller and Thornden Pools      
    This program offers boys and girls the opportunity to swim competitively against other city participants within various age groups. The program runs Monday - Friday for one hour during the morning swim lessons at specified locations.  Participants may also swim in weekly trials at 6:00 pm on Wednesday evenings and compete in the Salt City Swim Meet at Fowler High School Pool Wednesday August 1st.

     

    * Lifeguard Conditioning*   Ready to become a lifeguard?  Prepare for the lifeguard class pretest with the lifeguard conditioning class.  
    Workouts are designed to improve your distance swimming, treading and underwater swimming endurance.
    Learn some rescues, CPR and First Aid.  Call for class availability: 317-473-4330 x3002
    Classes are held at Valley Pool.  

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