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

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Swim Lessons

 

American Red Cross Lifeguarding CPR Recert Only

 

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.

Re-cert. Course: Sun. Oct. 8, 15 & 22 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Price includes a $25 non-refundable registration fee for withdrawal/noncompletion of class. Price does not include a $35 American Red Cross e-learning fee. (Paid directly to ARC). Students must register for this on the ARC website once they have passed the skills pre-test.

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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 and paddling. 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. (may be combined with Aquatots)

Sept. 26 - Nov. 18

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Aquatots

Aquatots

 

The next progression toward swimming lessons after Aquababies is Aquatots. Skills taught include floating, submerging head in water and beginning paddle stroke. Parent/ adult must accompany child in the water. Ages 19 mos. - 4 yrs. (may be combined with Aquababies)

Sept. 27 - Nov. 18

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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: Sun. Oct. 8, 15 & 22 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Price includes a $25 non-refundable registration fee for withdrawal/noncompletion of class. Price does not include a $35 American Red Cross e-learning fee. (Paid directly to ARC). Students must register for this on the ARC website once they have passed the skills pre-test.

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Beginner & Intermediate Stroke Clinic

 

Join our experienced group of Ephrata Tidal Waves swim coaches as they get you prepared for winter swim team! Sessions will include instruction and drills for all four competitive strokes, starts and turns. Beginner must be able to swim one length of the pool.

Sept. 25 - Oct.19

Beginner ages 5 - 8
Intermediate ages 9 - 12


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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!



 

High School Stroke Clinic

 

The Tidal Waves' coaching staff designs workouts to condition the high school swimmer. Technique will be the focus, as well as competitive starts and turns for each stroke.

Sept. 25 - Oct. 18

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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



 

Sunday Stroke clinic

 

Open to all levels of swimmers that are interested in pre-season swim team stroke work and conditioning. Must be able to swim one length of the pool.

Oct. 1 - Oct. 22

Sun. 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

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Tadpole 1

 

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

Sept. 25 - Nov. 18




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Tadpole 2

 

A continuation of skills developed in the Tadpole 1 class. Class includes treading water, beginning back and front strokes and beginning diving.Must pass Tadpole 1 class. . Ages 3-5 years Tadpole 1 is a prerequisite for this class

Sept. 25 - Nov. 18




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Youth Swim Lessons 1: Minnow

 

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

Sept. 26 - Nov. 19

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Youth Swim Lessons 2: Guppy

 

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

Sept. 26- Nov. 19

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Youth Swim Lessons 3: Sunfish

 

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

Sept. 26 - Nov. 19

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Youth Swim Lessons: The Mini Clinic

 

Focus on breaststroke and butterfly technique as well as intro to competitive freestyle and backstroke starts and turns.

Sept. 30 - Nov. 19

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