Pool Schedule

 

Regular Pool Hours of Operation - Click the Schedule to Enlarge It

Swimming Lessons

 

For swim lesson related questions please contact Avalon Mays, Aquatics Manager for questions, avalonmays@eaprd.com or 970-893-1219

 

Group Swim Lesson Registration

 

Registration for session 1 of swim lessons begins on April 30th for in–district and May 2nd for non–district. Participants for future registration dates, refer to the following lesson schedules.

Registration typically closes, and wait lists will be contacted the Friday before a session begins.

Swim Level Descriptions Ages: 6 Months - 3 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. Ages: 3 - 5 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. Ages: 5+ 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. Aquatics Drop–In\Fitness Classes Aquacise Aquatic exercise is the perfect class for you if you’re looking to improve your cardiovascular endurance and strength but would also like to use the waters unique support to ease strain on muscles and joints. Regardless of height, weight/build, size, age or gender, this is a great opportunity for you to enjoy the pool, workout in a social environment, and have fun! Tuesday and Thursday 7:00 – 8:00 am Tuesday and Thursday 5:30 – 6:30 pm River Aerobics Looking for a high intensity water workout? Join our 1/2 hour or 1–hour river aerobics class for a cardio and strength training workout. This class utilizes the assistive and resistive properties of the rivers current to make for a dynamic and fun workout. Tuesday & Thursday 8:00 – 8:30 am Wednesday 5:30 – 6:30 pm Group Swim Lesson Schedule Morning Schedule

MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING LESSONS

Session

Meeting Dates

Registration Opens

Price

Session 1

June 4 – June 14

DD: April 30

ND: May 2

DD $39

ND $49

Session 2

June 18 – June 28

DD: June 8

ND: June 11

DD $39

ND $49

Session 3

July 9 – July 19

DD: June 22

ND: June 25

DD $39

ND $49

Session 4

July 23 – August 2

DD: July 13

ND: July 16

DD $39

ND $49

Class

Parent & Tot

Preschool 1

Preschool 2

Preschool 3

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Level 5

Level 6

Time (AM)

8:50 - 9:20

8:15 - 8:45

8:50 - 9:20

10:00 - 10:30

8:15 - 8:45

9:25 - 9:55

10:00 - 10:30

8:50 - 9:20

9:25 - 9:55

8:15 - 8:45

9:25 - 9:55

8:50 - 9:20

10:00 - 10:30

8:15 - 8:45

9:25 - 9:55

10:00 - 10:30

10:00 - 10:30

Session 1

2221.102

2225.101

Session 2

2201.201

2211.201

2211.202

2211.203

2212.201

2212.102

2212.203

2213.201

2213.202

2221.201

2221.202

2222.201

2222.202

2223.201

2224.201

2225.201

Session 3

2201.301

2211.301

2211.302

2211.303

2212.301

2212.302

2213.301

2213.302

2221.301

2221.302

2222.301

2222.302

2223.301

2224.301

2225.301

2226.301

Session 4

2201.401

2211.401

2211.402

2211.403

2212.401

2212.402

2213.401

2213.402

2221.401

2221.402

2222.401

2222.402

2223.401

2224.401

2225.401

2226.401

Evening Schedule

Monday and Wednesday Evening Lessons

Session

Meeting Dates

Registration Opens

Price

Session 1

June 4 – June 27

DD: April 30

ND: May 2

DD $39

ND $49

Session 2

July 9 – August 1

DD: June 22

ND: June 25

DD $39

ND $49

Class

Time (PM)

Session 1

Session 2

Parent & Tot

5:00 - 5:30

2201.202

Preschool 1

5:00 - 5:30

2211.204

5:35 - 6:05

2211.205

6:45 - 7:15

2211.206

Preschool 2

5:00 - 5:30

2212.204

6:10 - 6:40

2212.205

6:45 - 7:15

2212.206

Preschool 3

5:35 - 6:05

2213.203

6:10 - 6:40

2213.204

Level 1

5:00 - 5:30

2221.203

6:10 - 6:40

2221.204

Level 2

5:35 - 6:05

2222.203

6:45 - 7:15

2222.204

Level 3

5:35 - 6:05

2223.202

Level 4

6:10 - 6:40

2224.202

Level 6

6:45 - 7:15

2226.202

Saturday Morning schedule

Saturday Morning Lessons

Session

Meeting Dates

Registration Opens

Price

Session 1

June 2 – June 30

DD: April 30

ND: May 2

DD $19

ND $25

Session 2

July 7 – August 4

DD: June 22

ND: June 25

DD $19

ND $25

Class

Time (AM)

Session 1

Session 2

Parent & Tot

9:00 - 9:30

2201.203

Preschool 1

9:00 - 9:30

2211.207

9:35 - 10:05

2211.208

Preschool 2

9:00 - 9:30

2212.207

10:10 - 10:40

2212.208

Preschool 3

9:35 - 10:05

2213.205

10:10 - 10:40

2213.206

Level 1

10:10 - 10:40

2221.205

Level 2

9:35 - 10:05

2222.205

Level 3

9:35 - 10:05

2223.203

Level 4

10:10 - 10:40

2224.203

Level 5

9:00 - 9:30

2225.202

Adult Swim Lessons (AGE 14+) Swimming has many valuable benefits; it is a skill you can use for the rest of your life, it provides a full body exercise, and it is low impact. If you have ever thought to yourself “I wish I had learned how to swim” then this is the class for you. Work with our professional instructors for 30 minutes per week, where we will focus on the basics of swimming, how to be safe in, on and around the water, and how to create your own lap swim program.

DAY

Wednesday

DATE

June 6 – August 1

(no class July 4)

Time

6:45 - 7:15 PM

Activity #

(click to register)

FEE

DD $39

ND $49

Private Swim Lessons

 

Swimmers of all ages and abilities will benefit from one–on–one or two–on–one swim instruction. These 30–minute–long sessions will be tailored to your exact swimming needs; which can range from timid or first–time swimmers to those interested in creating a swim fitness program. Times are based off your schedule and instructor’s availability. Register today by contacting Avalon Mays – Aquatics Manager at avalonmays@eaprd.com or 970-893-1219

 

Fee: DD $25/ND $35

American Red Cross - Shallow Water Lifeguard Training

 

The Eaton Area Park & Recreation District is committed to the growth of our community and takes pride in developing individuals into future leaders. We provide a unique and fun way to start developing your leadership skills with this American Red Cross lifeguard certification class. The 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.

DAY

Tuesday – Friday

Monday – Thursday

DATE

May 29 – June 1

July 16 – July 19

Time

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Activity #

(click to register)

FEE

DD $145

ND $175

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 arms length reach at all time. A ratio of one adult per three children is required. 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 arm’s 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.

 

Group Pool Reservations

 

The EACC pool is the perfect place to take your large group for a fun summer outing. If you are interested in bringing a group of ten or more, please contact Avalon Mays – Aquatic Manager at avalonmays@eaprd.com for scheduling.

 

Group of 10 or more Adults DD $4.50 | ND $5.50

 

Group of 10 or more Youth DD $2.50 | ND $3.00

 

Pool Rental

 

Looking for a fun and unique party or event location? The Eaton Area Community Center swimming pool is available for after hours private pool rentals. Rentals include the party room, the slide, river, entry area, zero–depth, and lap pool. For more information please contact McKaea Pfeiff at mckaeapfeiff@eaprd.com

 

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

 

* $250.00 refundable damage deposit

 

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

 

*  For parties of 30 or more people $215 / ND $259 per hour