Andres Gonzalez, Deputy Director of Recreation/Aquatics
216-433-1545 ext. 4264
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Learn to Swim
Water Exercise & Fitness
Indoor Pool Schedule
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1. What is the water temperature kept at in both pools? It
ranges between 83-85 degrees
2. Do parents/guardians have to be present in the pool when I’m
swimming? All children under the age of 8 must be
accompanied by a parent/guardian in the water at all times.
3. How old do I have to be a certified lifeguard?
15 years old
4. How many lengths of the pool = 1 mile? 72
5. Can I swim laps anytime during normal business hours?
There is always at least one lap lane available
but please check the pool class schedule located at the front reception
desk or our city’s website for a complete listing of lane availability.
6. Do I have to be a resident to participate in our department’s Learn
to Swim or Water Exercise classes? No, however you
will be accessed a non-resident fee.
7. Can I wear water wings in the pool? No floating
devices are permitted in the pool except for Coast Guard approved life
SWIM (Summer 2013)
Registration Form Here
*No Classes July 4th &
Session: June 8 – July 30 (7 weeks)
Registration: May 23 – June 7
REGISTRATION WILL BE ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS REGARDLESS OF
RESIDENCY. PAYMENT UPON REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, UNLESS THE CLASS IS
FULL AND YOU ARE PUT ON A WAITING LIST.
• All LTS classes must
have a minimum of 5-registered participants for the class to run.
• Class days and times are subject to change.
• A class may be cancelled or combined if there are insufficient
• Makeup classes must be approved by the Aquatics Director. Make up
classes will only be approved if there is space available in the class.
Refunds/class credits will not be issued for missed classes.
Classes offered 2 times per week:
Resident, Member: $33.00
Resident, Non-Member: $38.00
Non-Resident, Member: $43.00
Non-Resident, Non-Member: $58.00
Classes offered 1 time per week:
Resident, Member: $21.00
Resident, Non-Member: $24.00
Non-Resident, Member: $28.00
Non-Resident, Non-Member: $35.00
Infant Swim: Ages 6mo. - 2yrs. This class will focus on water
acclimation and interaction between parent and child. Children will
learn basic water skills and how to enjoy the water with songs and
Pre-School I: Ages 2-3 yrs. Parents accompany child into the
water to work on swimming readiness skills. Water adjustment, underwater
exploration and water safety are all part of this beginner class. PLEASE
BE ADVISED THAT IT IS OUR POLICY THAT ALL CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 4
MUST REGISTER FOR PRE-SCHOOL I. REGISTRATION FOR PRE-SCHOOL II MUST BE
APPROVED BY THE AQUATICS DIRECTOR; ACCEPT IONS WILL ONLY BE MADE IF YOUR
CHILD IS WITH IN 4 MONTHS OF TURNING 4 AND IS COMFORTABLE IN THE WATER.
Pre-School II: Age 4 yrs. Children work on swimming readiness
skills, and learn to be comfortable in the water. All participants will
learn front float, back float and work on the basics of stroke
technique. PARENTS WILL NOT BE IN THE WATER WITH THEIR CHILD.
Level I: Ages 5 and up. Children learn to be comfortable in the
water, and work on swimming readiness skills. Participants will learn
water safety, floating and going under water with blowing bubbles.
Treading water introduced.
Level II: Ages 5 and up. Child should swim independently. This
class will work on front crawl with rotary breathing and back crawl.
Level III: Ages 5 and up. Child must be able to swim front crawl
15 yds. with rotary breathing. Exploration of deep water, elementary
backstroke, dolphin & breaststroke kick and diving.
Level IV: Ages 5 and up. Child must be able to swim 25 yd of
front crawl, back crawl and elementary backstroke. Also child must be
able to swim 15 yd of breaststroke. Open turns and deep water skills
will be covered.
Level V: Ages 6 and up. Child must be able to swim 50 yd of front
and back crawl, 25 yd elementary backstroke breaststroke, butterfly and
sidestroke. Flip turns will be introduced.
Level VI: Ages 6 and up. Child must be able to swim 100 yds. of
front crawl and back crawl with turns. Breaststroke, butterfly,
sidestroke and elementary backstroke should be defined. Swimmers will
work on executing these strokes with greater ease, efficiency and power.
Endurance workouts will be part of this class.
AMERICAN RED CROSS AFFILIATED
If you have questions about what level to register your child, contact
Bryan Smith, Aquatics Manager at 216-433-1545 Ext. 4270
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Winter AM Session Registration
Winter PM Session Registration
AQUASTICS Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30-10:30 am
ARTHRITIS Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:30-2:15 PM
SENIOR WATER FIT Monday, Wednesday, Friday 2:15-3:00 pm
AQUA FIT Saturday 8:30-9:30 am
SPLASHTASTICS Monday & Wednesday 7:00-8:00 pm
DEEP WATER Tuesday & Thursday 7:00-8:00 pm
AQUA FIT Saturday 8:30-9:30 am
• PARTICIPANTS MAY ATTEND ANY CLASS OFFERING, PLEASE SPECIFY ON THE
REGISTRATION WHICH CLASS YOU WILL BE ATTENDING MOST OFTEN.
• REGISTRATION FEES WILL BE COLLECTED AT THE FRONT DESK AT THE BEGINNING
OF EVERY MONTH. ALL PARTICIPANTS ARE REQUIRED TO SIGN-IN FOR EACH CLASS
• CLASS TIMES AND FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
• NON MEMBERS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO USE THE RECREATION FACILITY
MONTHLY FEE: ****JULY ONLY****
RESIDENT: $25.00 NON-RESIDENT: $45.00
RESIDENT SENIOR: $8.00 NON-RESIDENT SENIOR: $39.00
WALK IN RATES $5.00 WALK IN RATES: $7.00
MONTHLY FEE: ***AUGUST & SEPTEMBER ONLY*** (rates adjusted for pool shut
RESIDENT: $19.00 NON-RESIDENT: $34.00
RESIDENT SENIOR: $6.00 NON-RESIDENT SENIOR: $30.00
WALK IN RATES $4.00 WALK IN RATES: $5.00
This class is a medium intensity, shallow water exercise. Warm-up,
cardiovascular aerobics, and cool down are all part of this one-hour fun
and calorie-burning workout. Music keeps the beat going! Tammy Rice,
This class is medium to high intensity, shallow water exercise. Warm-up,
cardiovascular exercise and cool down are all part of this one hour
aerobic workout. Come join the fun and stay fit. Music keeps the beat
going! Nancy Brandes and Denise Koba, certified instructors.
This class is medium to high intensity, shallow water exercise.
Equipment such as water barbells and noodles will be used for
resisitance. Warm-up, cardiovascular exercise, toning and cool down are
all part of this one hour aerobic workout. Music keeps the beat going!
Nancy Brandes and Denise Koba, certified instructors.
Deep Water Exercise
Must be a swimmer to join. All exercises are performed in deep water for
more resistance and less stress on the ankle joints. Water jogging,
jumping jacks, kicking, and cross country skiing are some of the
exercises that will be demonstrated with a water belt. Tammy Rice,
Arthritis Water Exercise-Beginner
This class is in conjuction with the Arthritis Foundation. This class is
designed to decrease participants pain and stiffness, increase range of
motion and improve balance and coordination. This 45 minute class
involves water walking, stretching and breathing exercises. This class
is designed for the beginner water walker. Shirley Klun, certified
Senior Water Fit
This is a water resistant exercise class offered for seniors. The use of
water weights and noodles will help increase flexibility. There will
also be some walking and stretching exercises. Shirley Klun, certified
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1. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by their own
parent/guardian while in the pool/locker room area. A parent/guardian
may sign a waiver giving permission for their child(ren) to be with
another adult other than their own parent/guardian.
2. Strollers, baby chairs, car seats, etc. are allowed in the pool area
but may not be left unattended.
3. The steam, sauna, and hydro areas are for Adults only. Children under
18 are prohibited.
4. Long hair must be controlled with swim caps or rubber bands. Metal
clips or pins are prohibited.
5. Proper swim suits are to be worn in the pool and steam, sauna and
6. Children under the age of 8 must have a parent/guardian with him/her
at all times.
7. Children 6 years of age or older may not use the locker room of the
opposite sex. Family changing rooms are available. See a supervisor at
the front desk. Remember, these rooms were designed for those
individuals that need assistance, such as young children and persons
with a disability and are encouraged to have assistance by another
8. Lockers are available at no charge but locks must be provided by the
user. Locks must be removed after use or they will be cut off.
9. No floating devices are permitted. This includes: water wings,
bathing suits with float inserts and baby boats. Coast Guard approved
life jackets are only permitted.
10. All non-swimmers must stay in shallow water.
11. Parents must accompany all non-swimmers. Life jackets will not
replace adult supervision.
12. Lifeguards have final authority.
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