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Rec Center Hours:
Mon - Fri........ *5:00am - 9:00pm
*Business Office and Pool open at 6:00am
Saturday ........... 8:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday ............. 10:00am - 4:00pm

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Swim Lessons

 

American Red Cross Lifeguarding CPR Recert Only

 

Recertification classes are for those who currently hold a valid ARC Lifeguarding Cert. The classes cover lifeguarding, first aid, and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.

Re-cert. Course:
Mon. June 18 - Thurs. June 21

Mon. 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Tues. (Optional Day)
Wed. & Thurs. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Aquababies

Aquababies

 

Help your child become comfortable in the water through games and songs. Skills taught include floating, bubble blowing, kicking, scooping. Parent/ adult must accompany each child in the water Note: swim diapers are required for children in the Aquababies classes. Ages 6 mos. - 18 mos. . Ages 6 mos. - 18 mos.

June 19 - Aug. 14

Tues. (8 weeks) 9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

June 18 - July 18

Mon. & Wed.(4 weeks) 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

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Aquatots

Aquatots

 

The next progression toward swimming lessons after Aquababies is Aquatots. Skills taught include floating, submerging face in water and beginning swim stroke. Parent/adult must accompany child in the water. Ages 19 mos. - 3 yrs.

June 19 - Aug. 14

8 weeks

June 18 - July 18

4 weeks

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ARC Lifeguarding Full Course

 

Required for anyone age 15 (must be 15 by last day of class) or older wishing to become a certified lifeguard. A skills pre-test will be given on the first day of the course.

Full Course:
Mon. June 18 - Thurs. June 21
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(make-up day if needed: Fri., June 22)

Price includes a $25 non-refundable registration fee for withdrawal/noncompletion of class.

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Girl Scout & Boy Scout Badge Work

 

Troop leaders may bring in their group to earn their badge! Water safety, boating, swimming and more! Fee varies upon group instruction. Contact Tim Albert at 738-1167 x112 for more information and to set up a date and time!



 

Lifeguard Instructor Course

 

Participants MUST be 17 years old by the end of the class, purchase the Lifeguard Instructor Manual prior to the first class and pass a skills exam to meet the criteria for entrance into the Lifeguard Instructor Course. The LGI Manual is available online at the American Red Cross of the Susquehanna Valley website for $36.00.


Must attend all three classes on:
Fri. June 29, 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sat. July 14, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sun. July 15, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.


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Pre School Swim Classes

 

For a list of PreSchool Swim Classes, click here.


 

Private Swim Lessons

 

Private & Semi-Private Swim Lessons are available. Contact Tim Albert at 738-1167 EXT 112

Prices for private lessons (Price is PER person)
Members: $22/half hour -$125 (6 pack) save $7
Non-members: $32/half hour -$185 (6 pack) save $7


Prices for semi-private lessons (Price is PER person)
Members $20/half hour $110 (six pack) Save $10
Non-members $25/half hour $140 (six pack) Save $10



 

Tadpole 1

 

First class for children ages 3-5 without a parent. Skills include bubbles, floating, gliding and beginning strokes.

June 18 - July 18


July 23 - Aug. 15




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Tadpole 2

 

Children continue to work on progressing their skills with learning to tread water, swim with face in water, beginning backstroke and diving. Ages 3-5 years Tadpole 1 is a prerequisite for this class

June 18 - July 18


July 23 - Aug. 15




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Youth Swim Lessons 1: Minnow

 

For beginner swimmers and includes submerging head, floating and intro to freestyle and backstroke.

June 18 - July 18
July 23 - Aug. 15

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Youth Swim Lessons 2: Guppy

 

Builds on skills learned in Minnow. Begin treading water, rotary breathing and elementary backstroke.

June 18 - July 18
July 23 - Aug. 15

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Youth Swim Lessons 3: Sunfish

 

Stroke Improvement - freestyle, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, beginning breaststroke and butterfly kick.

June 18 - July 18
July 23 - Aug. 15

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