AQUATICS USERS REMINDERS

Monthly Pool Schedule is posted on tri-stand in gym lobby

Hourly Competition Pool Lap Lane Schedule is posted on tri-stand in gym lobby

Urgent Closures will result in a text message being sent out  

Therapy, Recreational, & Competition Pool Usage & Hour changes will be posted on the gym lobby doors exiting out to the pool deck 

Competition Pool Users please reference additional ON DECK Lane Reservation Signage to know which lanes and what times they are unavailable

 

Capacities: 

Competition Pool no more than 4 per lane circle swimming

Recreational Pool reduced capacities during noted programs

Therapy Pool 10-12 users; dependent on LG spacing

Aquatics at the Kroc 

Whether you're a competitive athlete or just like to wade, we've got something for everyone! The aquatics center offers group and private swim lessons, a masters program, lap and recreation swimming, aquatics based group exercise classes, and is home pool for the College Area Swim Team (CAST). Our aquatics department, complete with American Red Cross Certified lifeguards and trained swim lesson instructors, are dedicated to providing quality classes and training no matter what your age or ability. 

Hourly Lap Schedule 12/1- 12/17

Pool Hours

  • Swim lessons for all ages
  • Group exercise and water walking
  • Kroc Center members receive 10% off swim lessons
  • Scholarships available
     

    Pool Temperatures

    Therapy Pool: 90-94
    Recreational Pool: 83-86
    Competition Pool: 79-81

Drop in to one of our Aquatics Classes!

Each day, dozens of classes are offered for all fitness types and abilities. Learn new skills and water safety, make friends, and improve your fitness. Class participants must check-in at the Kroc Center no later than 10 minutes past class start time.
NEW!!! Reserve your class time 50 hours in advance. 

Aquatics Group Exercise Schedule

Click on a class to view the description & register.

 

Learn to Swim at the Kroc!


It’s never too early to learn how to swim! Learning to swim is a useful developmental skill your child will use for the rest of their lives. Our programs focus on water safety as well to make sure your child will make safe and smart decisions while in the water.

COMING SOON! Adaptive Swim Lessons & Red Cross Lifeguard Courses. 

2021 Swim Lesson Date Outline

Register 

January RegistrationJanuary swim lessons will go on sale December 12th, and will run for a total of three weeks, beginning on January 12th through January 29th.

Coming up, registration for February swim lessons will open on Sunday, January 16th at midnight, and we will return back to offering our beginning swim lesson levels on Saturdays throughout the month of February. Our regular swim lesson offerings will return Spring, 2022.
 

December Registration  3 week session 
REGISTRATION OPENS: Sunday November 14th
Tuesday/Thursday, private lessons only: classes start on Tuesday, NOVEMBER 30TH and end on December, 12/16
 
*Due to the holidays, December will be a 3-week session. As such, all group and private swim lesson classes are prorated 20%.
 
NOTICE: Due to staff trainings we will be offering limited classes on Tuesday and Thursdays for privates and Youth Levels 4 and 5 only. Our regular swim lesson offerings will return Spring, 2022.
 

 

Parent & Child Lessons

Ages: 6-36 months
Location: Therapy Pool

A swim class for infants and toddlers to introduce children to swimming with singing and games that focus on water comfort and basic skills such as water entry, bubble blowing, kicking, floating, and underwater exploration. Children must wear swim diapers/plastic pants to enter pool. At least one parent per child must be present for lesson.
 

Sign up for Parent & Child Lessons

Preschool & Youth Swim Lessons

Location: Recreation & Therapy Pool

It’s never too early to learn how to swim! Learning to swim is a useful developmental skill your child will use for the rest of their lives. Our programs focus on water safety as well to make sure your child will make safe and smart decisions while in the water.

Sign up for a Preschool Swim Lesson

Sign up for a Youth Swim Lesson

 Preschool & Youth Requirements

  • Level 1 - Pre requisites: Children enrolling are not yet comfortable doing one or all of the following: putting their face in the water or floating on their back & stomach independently.

  • Level 2 - Pre requisites: Children enrolling must be comfortable putting their face under water and floating on back & stomach independently. Children enrolling in this level are NOT yet comfortable swimming freestyle and jumping in the pool and swimming back to the wall.

  • Level 3 - Pre requisites: Children enrolling must be comfortable putting their face under water, floating on back & stomach independently, jumping in the pool and swimming back to the wall, and swimming freestyle independently (but without stroke refinement). Children enrolling in this level are NOT yet comfortable swimming backstroke and breaststroke.

  • Level 4 - Pre requisites: Children enrolling must be comfortable swimming freestyle & backstroke independently for 25 yards and treading water.

  • Level 5 - Pre requisites: Children enrolling must be comfortable swimming freestyle & backstroke independently for 50 yards, breaststroke & butterfly independently for 25 yards, and treading water

 

US Masters Adult Learn to Swim 

Ages 16+ // Location: Recreation Pool

Beginning swimmers learn basic skills such as supported/unsupported floating, gliding, kicking on front/back, and freestyle. This introductory course will help you gain basic swimming skills and confidence in the water.  Instructor to student ratio 1:3. Scholarships available!

Sign up for class

Kroc Adult Learn to Swim Lessons

Ages 16+ // Location: Recreation Pool

Developed for older teens and adults, our program provides swimmers at every level the opportunity to improve their skills in a safe environment and under the guidance of a trained Kroc Center instructor.

Sign up for a class

Private Swim Lessons

All levels/ Ages 3+
All private lessons are 4 sessions.

1 Student: $160/ guest, $145/ member Partner sessions (ideal for siblings and close friends; must be of similar swimming ability): $110/ guest, $96/ member (price per child).
Enroll one child online and contact [email protected] to enroll second student.

Enroll online

  • Please arrive no more than 15 minutes early to check-in and familiarize your child with the facility. Please have your child ready for class at the start of the lesson time.
  • Group lessons are 25 minutes, followed by 5 minutes for transition and parent communication unless otherwise noted.
  • Check-in at the swim lesson table when you first walk onto the pool deck.
  • Have your child go to the bathroom before lessons. Children who are not potty trained must wear a swim diaper and plastic pants (available for purchase at the Front Desk) to prevent bathroom incidents in the pool.
  • Classes will be cancelled and a refund issued if we experience lightning or mechanical issues. Make-up lessons are not available and no other refunds will be given.
  • Each Preschool/Youth class has total of only six participants; four participants currently due to COVID-19. The parent and child classes can have up to 12 participants; five participants currently due to COVID-19.

Get ready for Water Polo

Ages 8–14
Location: Competition Pool

Drop-In Clinics

Mondays 6-7PM until 12/13

 

Drop-In Game Play

Youth 8-10 Sundays 12/5 & 12/12 11AM-12:30PM

Youth 11-14 Sundays 12/5 & 12/12 12:30-2PM

 

Intramural League

Returning 1/18/22 - 3/20/22 - Goes on sale Saunday, 1/2/22 at midnight

Drop-In Clinics: Register 48 hours in advance

 

Private lessons: Upon request Email: [email protected]

Water Polo will go on sale September 7th. The season will run September 14- October 24.


Sign up today

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