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Aquatic User 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

 

Therapy Pool Reminder:

Classes fill quickly. Consider attending our therapy pool open sessions and practicing the movements you’ve learned from instructors. Additionally, we suggest checking back on the day-of a class as space may have opened due to cancellations.

POOL RULES

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. 

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

    Pool Temperatures

    Therapy Pool: 94-97
    Recreational Pool: 84-87
    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.

PROGRAM USER POLICY: 
If a registered student is five (5) minutes or late to the class, their spot may be forfeited and given to a customer on the waitlist. 

No student may enter any class ten (10) minutes or more after the class start time.

Our Group Exercise equipment will not be available for use outside of the appropriate class; each participant must set up and return their own equipment to its appropriate place at the start and end of class. 

If you would like to cancel a class, please Live Chat us here on the lower right.

Each student must check in at the front desk to receive the appropriate wrist band before entering the water.

Aquatics Group Exercise Schedule

Click on a class to view the description & register.

 

Welcome to Swim Lessons at the Kroc Center

Welcome to Swim Lessons at the Kroc Center! It’s never too early to learn how to swim; learning to swim is a useful and life-saving developmental skill your child will use for the rest of their lives. Our programs focus on water safety, water exploration, stroke mechanics and movement, as well to make sure your child will make safe and smart decisions while in the water.

Learn to Swim FAQ

Learn to Swim Jan-Mar 2024 Schedule

Learn to Swim Apr-May Schedule

Learn to Swim Registration Dates

 

 

We offer:

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

 

Our Swim Lesson Program runs on a monthly cycle; classes for the next session will be made viewable on our live calendar one week before they are available for purchase. We do encourage you to register as soon as you’re able to as our classes tend to fill up quickly. For important registration dates for the next few months, please click on the latest Learn to Swim flyer

 

For swim lesson inquiries, please contact the Aquatics Manager, Simonne Call. For more information, please reference our Learn to Swim FAQs, Class/Program Cancellation & Refund Policies

  and we hope to see you by the pool!

 

Swim Lesson Wait List

 

Therapy Pool GroupX
First Come First Serve - *Trial* (February 1 – 29)

  • Members may sign up at the front desk for therapy pool classes 30 minutes before the class is scheduled to start. Member must be present to sign-up (no phone call, live chat, or signing up for a friend).
  • Revised Therapy Pool Class Capacities for February: Ai Chi: 12  //  All other Therapy Pool GroupX: 15
  • Members will sign-up on a list & our staff will give wristbands. We have strategically scheduled classes so that there are many back-to-back offerings and the Rec Pool (typically heated to the high 80s) is typically available when high demand classes are offered.
  • Members who do not get into the class will get a wristband for the 2nd class, when offered, and may utilize the center while waiting.
  • Members may only sign-up for 1 class at a time. (We offer back-to-back classes in the hopes of serving more members, not necessarily serving the same members more).
  • Members who signed up for a 1st class may take the 2nd class IF there is still space at the time of the class, giving other members full opportunity to signup. The instructor may radio Guest Services to inquire about remaining openings if any 1st class students wish to take a 2nd class. If there are openings, then interested members may towel off and obtain a wristband.

*Each class will have a different colored wristband that changes each week.

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

 

Learn to Swim Schedule

Find the right class for you today! Click on the class to view more information and register. When viewing on mobile, turn your phone sideways to view

 

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.

Private Swim Lessons: 1 student: $175.00 for guests. 

Semi-Private lessons (only applicable for students who are similar ages and swimming skills) $175.00 for the first student with an additional fee of $65.00 for the second student. Please first purchase a swim lesson on KrocSales.org and then reach out to the Aquatics Team to request to add the second student

Please note that The Kroc Center does not schedule private swim lessons by individual demand; the student must enroll in lessons online when classes are made available for purchase.

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

Water Polo Drop-In Clinics
For individuals who are wanting to build swim endurance and are new to the sport.
**Must register 48 hours in advance** 
Register
 

Youth Water Polo Mini Session

This 4 day session will be expand upon the fundamentals introduced throughout our Specialized Clinics and improve fitness through pool sessions and dry land exercises. The session is open to girls and boys with previous participation in Kroc Center Polo Clinics/League/Mini-Sessions. Participants must able to swim 50 yards of freestyle with side breathing.

Register

Private lessons
Private one on one coaching, integrating critical water polo skills into a 45-minute lesson that is focused on treading, body positioning awareness, and building swim endurance. 

Register


View Player / Parent Code of Conduct

Kroc Center Core Commitments

Water Polo FAQs

 

 

Watch a fun water polo highlight reel!

 

Stay up to date with Aquatic Policies & Codes of Conduct

Aquatic Policies General Kroc Policies Code of Conduct

Adaptive Swim Lesson Inquiry Form 

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