Bard College at Simon's Rock: the Early College
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  5. Adult Aquatics

Adult Aquatics

Water Aerobics

Aquatic Fitness Classes

Aqua Energizer

Let the water’s natural resistance help you become stronger and more balanced. Classes use a variety of equipment to focus on specific muscle groups.

Monday through Friday 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.

Water Wellness

Non-members: $3

A very gentle class offered at a lower price because of generous support from local COA (Council on Aging). This class combines basic fitness and stretching movement to help participants feel rejuvenated and balanced.

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.


Combination of light lap swim, water walking/jogging, and interval exercises with resistance equipment.

Tuesday and Thursdays, 12:15 - 1:00 p.m. 

Aqua Boot Camp

Cardio and Strength Intervals in deep and shallow water with resistance equipment. Fast paced.

Wednesdays, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

The Pace Makers Master's Swim Club

Age: 19 and up

Don’t let the name fool you! From dedicated fitness swimmers to competitive athletes, experience the motivation of swimming with other people who are as excited about swimming as you. Regular participation requires a U.S. Masters Swimming membership.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. and Saturdays, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Fee: FREE for members, Nonmembers may pay daily or purchase a Master’s Swim Passbook: Book of 25 for $250

Swim America Instructor Training

Age: 15 and up

If you love to swim and want to help teach children learn this essential skill, we invite you to take this training and become part of the Kilpatrick aquaticsteam. No previous experience needed.


Begins: TBD

Registration Fee: Members $75, Nonmembers $100

Private Swim Lessons

For people who would like to utilize our expert instructional staff on an individual basis, private lessons can be arranged through Jim Hennessey

Private Lesson Fees

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