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Adult Aquatics

Water Aerobics

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

This is the standard Red Cross course for pool lifeguard certification. Successful candidates are eligible for employment as pool lifeguards.

Age: 15 & up
Mondays, 6:00-7:30 pm on 3/27, 4/3 & 4/24
Saturdays, 1:00-5:00 pm on 4/22 & 4/29
Sundays, 9:00 am-5:00 pm on 4/23 & 4/30

Fee: Members: $250, Non-members: $300

Swim America Instructor Training

Through classroom work and practical applications in the pool; you will learn how to teach non-swimmers from three years old and up how to swim. Successful completion of this course will entitle you to work in the school-age lesson program. If you love kids and considering a future of working with young people, this is a perfect opportunity. No previous experience required.

Age: 14 & up
Sundays, 12:00-4:00 p.m.
Feb. 19 & Mar. 5
Fee: Members: $75, Non-members: $100

Aqua Energizer

For the experienced aqua exercise enthusiast, this class will deliver a vigorous workout. Designed for people of intermediate to advanced ability

Mondays, Tuesdays & Fridays, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Aqua Fit

Focusing on aerobic endurance, this class is based around varying paces of aerobic exercise. Using both the shallow and deep water, this class is mainly aerobic with core work and stretching.

Thursdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Aqua Sculpt

Focusing on strength training, this class implements the benefit of water resistance in building, toning, and sculpting all of the body’s muscle groups. Using both the shallow and deep water, this class is a mix of cardiovascular sets, core strength building, and overall body toning. Each class ends with gentle stretching.

Wednesdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Water Wellness

A gentle aqua aerobics class that will help strengthen your body AND soul! For adults who are looking to get back in shape.

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays, 11:00 a.m -12:00 p.m.

The Pace Makers Master's Swim Club

This ongoing program is open to adults who like to swim! From dedicated fitness swimmers to competitive athletes, experience the motivation of swimming with other people who are as excited about swimming as you. No pre-registration required, just show up to practice and enjoy.

Age: 19 & up
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:00-7:00 pm & Saturdays, 9:00-10:00 am
Master’s Swim Passbook: Book of 25 for $250.

Private Swim Lessons

For people who would like to utilize our expert instructional staff on an individual basis, private lessons can be arranged through Bill Meier at 413-528-7776.

Private Lesson Fees:
Members: $40 per half-hour; Non-members: $50 per half-hour
Discounted package rates available!