Aquatics

 

* Notice: the Lay River will not operate as a “current channel” until further notice.

 

Important forms - please click to download

 - Scholarship Request form

 - Pool Schedule

 

CLICK THE FOLLOWING OPTIONS FOR MORE INFORMATION

 - Swimming Lessons

 - Swim Level Descriptions

 - Open Swimming

 - Pool Rental

 - Aquatic Drop-In Fitness Classes

 - American Red Cross - Shallow Water Lifeguard Training

 - Pool Rules

swimming lessons

 

Swim Lesson Registration

 

Session 1 of our fall swim lesson registration will begin at 8:00am on July 24th for in-district and July 26 for non-district participants.  Registration closes and wait lists will be contacted the Friday before a session begins. Please contact Avalon Mays, Aquatics Manager for questions. avalonmays@eaprd.com

Group swim lesson registration dates:

weekday sessions

Registration opens at 8:00 am

In-District

Non-District

Session

registration will close at 12:00 PM on :

July 24

August 16

Session 1

July 26

September 8

September 15

Session 2

September 11

October 6

October 13

Session 3

October 9

November 10

November 24

Session 4

November 13

Fall Morning lessons

 

Sessions are 4 weeks, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Classes run for 30 minutes between 9:00 am-10:40 am.

 

* Please click the Activity Number to be redirected to Active Net Registration for this activity.

Tuesday and Thursday Morning lessons

Aug 22 - Sept 14

DD $35/ND $45

Session 1

4 weeks

Sept 19 - Oct 12

DD $39/ND $49

Session 2

4 weeks

Oct 17 - Nov 9

DD $39/ND $49

Session 3

4 weeks

Nov 28 - Dec 21

DD $39/ND $49

Session 4

4 weeks

Class

Preschool 1

Preschool 2

Preschool 3

Time

9:00-9:30 am

9:35-10:05 am

10:10-10:40 am

Session 2

2311.201

2312.201

2313.201

Session 3

2311.301

2312.301

2313.301

Session 4

2311.401

2312.401

2313.401

Fall evening lessons

 

Sessions are 4 weeks, Mondays and Wednesdays. Classes run for 30 minutes between 4:30 pm-6:45 pm.

 

* Please click the Activity Number to be redirected to Active Net Registration for this activity.

Monday and Wednesday evening lessons

Aug 21 - Sept 13

DD $35/ND $45

Session 1

4 weeks

Sept 18 - Oct 11

DD $39/ND $49

Session 2

4 weeks

Oct 16 - Nov 8

DD $39/ND $49

Session 3

4 weeks

Nov 27 - Dec 20

DD $39/ND $49

Session 4

4 weeks

Time

Session 2

Session 4

Class

Session 1

Session 3

4:30-5:00 PM

2301.201

2301.401

Parent & Child

2301.301

4:30-5:00 PM

2311.202

2311.402

Preschool 1

2311.302

2311.303

5:05-5:35 pm

2311.203

2311.403

2311.304

6:15-6:45 pm

2311.204

2311.404

4:30-5:00 pm

2312.202

2312.402

Preschool 2

2312.302

2312.303

5:40-6:10 pm

2312.203

2312.403

2312.304

6:15-6:45 pm

2312.204

2312.404

5:05-5:35 pm

2313.202

2313.402

Preschool 3

2313.302

2313.303

5:40-6:10 pm

2313.203

2313.403

4:30-5:00 pm

2321.201

2321.401

Level 1

2321.301

2321.302

5:40-6:10 pm

2321.202

2321.402

5:05-5:35 pm

2322.201

2322.401

Level 2

2322.301

2322.302

6:15-6:45 pm

2322.202

2322.402

5:05-5:35 pm

2323.201

2323.401

Level 3

2323.301

5:40-6:10 pm

2324.201

2324.401

Level 4

2324.301

6:15-6:45 pm

2326.201

2326.401

Level 6

2326.301

Swim Level Descriptions

 

Parent & Tot

Will help young children become comfortable in, on and around the water so that when the time comes, they are ready to learn how to swim.

 

Preschool 1

is the start of your child’s swimming journey. This class introduces basic water skills; submerging and blowing bubbles, gliding on front with support, entering and exiting the water, rolling to back, back floating with support and recovering to a vertical position.

 

* Prerequisite: Child must be ready to participate in a group setting.

 

Preschool 2

will continue your child on this very important journey. This class presents new swimming and water safety skills; independent front and back floats, independent front and back glides and learning forward locomotion with the use of combined arm and leg action.

 

* Prerequisite: Pass Preschool 1; OR go underwater without hesitation; comfortable floating on front and back with support.

 

Preschool 3

is the next step to ensure that your child learns how to be safe in, on and around the water and to swim well. This class continues to develop swimming and water safety skills; treading water, front and back floats for 15 seconds, using combined arm and leg action on front, rolling from front to back and rolling from back to front to continue swimming.

 

* Prerequisite: Pass Preschool 2; OR independently floating on front and back for 5 seconds; forward movement through water.

 

Level 1

is the start of your child’s swimming journey. This class introduces basic water skills; submerging and opening eyes underwater, gliding on front with support, entering and exiting the water safely, rolling to back, back floating with support and recovering to a vertical position.

 

* Prerequisite: Pass Level 1; OR go underwater without hesitation, comfortable floating on front and back with support.

 

Level 2

builds on skills learned in level 1 and begins teaching rudimentary propulsive skills on both the front and back. This class marks the beginning of independent aquatic locomotion; treading, floating for 15 seconds, rolling from front to back, rolling from the back to the front and using combined arm and leg action for forward locomotion.

 

* Prerequisite: Pass Level 1; OR go underwater without hesitation; comfortable floating on front and back with support.

 

Level 3

introduces new swimming and water safety skills to develop water competency. Class will focus on the rudimentary skills of front crawl, elementary backstroke, scissor kick, dolphin kick, survival floating, and treading water.

 

* Prerequisite: Pass Level 2; OR independently floating on front and back for 5 seconds; forward movement through water.

 

Level 4

improves stroke proficiency and focus on swimming longer distances. Students will work toward swimming 25 yards of front crawl and elementary backstroke, swimming 15 yards of breaststroke, butterfly, back crawl, side stroke and be introduced to open turns.

 

* Prerequisite: Pass Level 3; OR swim 15 yards’ front crawl with rotary breathing.

 

Level 5

refines the six swimming strokes introduced in level 4. Classes include activities and drills that are engaging and challenging; longer distance swims, new water safety skills, and flip turns.

 

* Prerequisite: Pass Level 4; OR swim 25 yards’ front crawl and elementary backstroke, 15 yards’ breaststroke, butterfly, back crawl and side stroke.

 

Level 6

implements high expectations in regard to distance and quality of swimming strokes. Class goals; swim 500 yards continuously, perform open and flip turns while swimming, circle swimming, survival floating,swimming, and treading water for 2 minutes.

 

* Prerequisite: Pass Level 5; OR swim 50 yards’ front crawl and elementary backstroke, 25 yards’ breaststroke, butterfly, back crawl and side stroke.

 

Private Lessons

Swimmers of all ages and abilities will benefit from private lesson instruction. Register today by contacting Avalon Mays-Aquatics Manager at avalonmays@eaprd.com.

 

* Fee: DD $25/ND$35. Dates and times based on instructor availability.

 

Open swimming

 

Pool Hours of Operation

 

Monday - Friday                         5:30 am - 8:30 pm

Saturday                                            7:00 am - 6:30 pm

Sunday                                                10:00 am - 5:30 pm

 

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The EACC pool activity schedule is subject to change. Please make sure to check back here for pool updates, official schedules and lessons.

Pool Rental

 

The Eaton Area Community Center swimming pool is available for after hours private party rentals. Rentals will include the slide, river, entry area, zero-depth and lap pool. Reservations can be made by emailing Avalon Mays - Aquatics Manager at avalonmays@eaprd.com

 

The following fees must be paid at the time of reservation:

 

* For parties of 30 or less—DD $169/ND $205 per hour

 

* For parties of more than 30—$215/ND $259 per hour

 

* $50.00 refundable damage deposit

 

Aquatic Drop-In Fitness Classes

 

Aquacise

 

This is the perfect class if you’re looking to improve your cardiovascular endurance while using the water to ease strain on muscles and joints. Regardless of height, weight/ build, size or gender, this is a great opportunity for people of all ages to enjoy the pool, workout in a social environment and have fun!

 

* Tuesday and Thursday 5:30-6:30 pm

 

River Aerobics

 

This 1 hour cardio and strength training workout takes your workout to the leisure pool’s river. Class will utilize the assistive and resistive properties of the river's current to make for a dynamic and fun workout.

 

* Wednesday 5:30-6:30 pm

 

American Red Cross - Shallow Water Lifeguard Training

 

Course provides entry-level shallow water lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills needed to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies in shallow

water up to 5-feet deep and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services personnel take over.

 

* The following prerequisites must be passed to participate in class; swim 100 yards continuously demonstrating breath control, 2-minute tread using legs only, and a timed event where participants must retrieve a 10-pound brick from 5 feet of water and swim the brick 20 yards within 50 seconds.

Shallow water lifeguard training schedule

Date

Activity Number

Day

Time

Fee

Nov 19 - Nov 22

Sun - Wed

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

DD $145/ND $175

Dec 27 - Dec 30

Wed - Sat

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

DD $145/ND $175

Pool Rules

 

Small Children

 

Children under the age of 6 who cannot pass the swim test must have a parent within arm’s length reach at all time.  A ration of one adult per three children is required.

 

Swim Test

 

Children under the age of the 14 must pass a swim test to use the lap pool, entry area, slide, and/or river.

 

Swim Test:

 

A Green Wrist Band is given if a child completes a 15-yard swim, with their face in the water and without stopping. If successfully completed, the swimmer may use the lap pool, entry area, slide and river. (If there is no scheduled closure or special event occurring in that area)

 

A Yellow Wrist Band is given if a child demonstrates comfort in the water and is at least 48” tall. If successful, the swimmer may use the entry area, slide and river.

 

A Red Wrist Band is given if a child is over the age of 6, is not 48” tall and does not want to stay within arms reach of a parent. If given a red wrist band, swimmers must stay in the zero-depth area of the pool unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.

 

If a child does not wish to take the swim test they may stay in the zero-depth area.

 

Swimmers must wear appropriate swimwear, no workout clothes or cut-offs

 

Swimmers must shower prior to entering the pool

 

No Diving

 

No Running

 

No prolonged or repetitive breath holding

 

Regular diapers are not allowed. Swim diapers or plastic pants are required for all participants who are diaper dependent.

 

Follow the lifeguard rule, if a guest exhibits unsafe behavior we reserve the right to expel them from the swim area or center.

 

* This is not an all-encompassing list, for questions and additional rules ask for the head guard or manager on duty.