Swimming Classes & Events (Fall)

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School Supply Collection Day

No pre-registration is needed. Bring a school supply item for a child in need from the approved list located on our website, and your admission is free! If you have an annual pass, you will receive a free pass to bring a guest sometime within the next three months. All supplies will be donated to the Urbandale Community School District.

DATE

TIME

Cost

Fri., August 9

1 - 4 PM

FREE with a school supply for a child in need

End of Summer Foam Bash

Come play in a sea of foam on our south patio and swim! A hypo allergenic foam machine will be set up on the patio!

DATE

TIME

Cost

Sat., August 10

1- 4 PM

$6

Cost is per person entering the pool area; $1 for annual pass holders.

Human Ball Day

Come step into our large inflatable ball and walk, roll, or run on the water! Not recommended for children under the age of 5.

DATE

TIME

Cost

Sun., September 22

1- 4 PM

$5

Cost is per person entering the pool area; free for annual pass holders.

Winter Break Festivities

See the special events section for extra fun at the pool over winter break! In addition to the regular days and times, public recreational swim will be 1-4 PM throughout the week.

DATE

TIME

Cost

Dec. 23, 26, 27, 30 & Jan. 2, 3

1- 4 PM

$5

Cost is per person entering the pool area; free for annual pass holders.

Water Safety Instructor Class

This class is an American Red Cross course designed to teach you how to teach swimming lessons, and give you hands-on experience to better prepare you for a successful teaching experience. Prerequisites: Be at least 16 years of age, maintain a position on your back for 1 minute, tread water for 1 minute, and demonstrate the following skills 25 yards to a level 4 ability front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, and 15 yards butterfly. There is an approximately 10 hour online section to this class that will need to be completed and completion certification presented to the instructor at the beginning of the first day to continue in the class. The information for the online section will be sent via email to the participant 1 week prior to the first day of class. Price includes all books and materials for the class. Minimum 4, Maximum 10.

Registration Deadline: Two weeks prior to start of the class, due to the pre-course online homework that will need to be complete prior to the start of the class.

Session

day

TIME

Fee

Dec. 26, 27 & 30

Th, F, M

8AM-4PM

$200

Lifeguarding Instructor and Instructor Trainer Review Course

This review class is for current Lifeguard Instructors/Instructor Trainers. This class is designed to update you on material, practice, polish and improve upon skills to ensure quality instruction for American Red Cross lifeguard classes. This is the in-water skills review for LGI/IT. This course will not renew your lifeguard certification.

Registration Deadline: One week before the start of the class.

Session

day

TIME

Fee

January 2

Thursday

8 AM-5 PM

$125

Water Safety Instructor as High School PE Credit

Have you always wanted to be able to teach swimming lessons? Take this class during 8th period for PE gym credit! You'll need to pass the prerequisite skills from the Water Safety Instructor Class, and be 16 years of age by the end of the semester. Sign-up with your high school counselor. This class is free. Fees are associated only if you want certifications.

Lifeguard Class as High School PE Credit

Want to become a lifeguard and get credit for PE gym glass? We offer a Lifeguard class that counts as your Urbandale High School PE credit. Classes are offered 8th period of the day and you must be at least 15 years old by end of September.

THIS CLASS IS FREE! Fees are associated only if you want certifications. You will need to meet the prerequisites for the course as mentioned under Lifeguard Class. Sign-up with your high school counselor TODAY!

Lifeguard Class

This class is an American Red Cross course which upon completion will certify you for lifeguarding, lifeguarding first aid and professional CPR. These are all the certifications needed to become a lifeguard. Prerequisites: Must be 15 years of age by the end of the course, swim 300 yards continuously (using front crawl, breaststroke or combination of both; goggles can be worn), tread water using only legs for 2 minutes, and start in the water and swim 20-yards (no goggles allowed) surface dive 10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound brick, return to the surface and swim back 20 yards on back while both hands are on the object, and exit the pool without using a ladder within 1 minute, 40 seconds. There is 7.5 hours of online training that will need to be completed PRIOR to the start of this class. A copy of the completion certification will need to be presented at the beginning of the first day of class to continue in the class. Once you have enrolled and registration for the class has closed (one week prior to the first day of class), information will be given to you via e-mail to access the online training section of this course. Individuals will need to successfully pass online section, written exams, and in-person skills to be certified. Minimum 4, Maximum 10.

Registration Deadline: One week prior to the start of the class.

Session

day

TIME

Fee

Dec. 26, 27 & 28

Th, F, Sa

8AM-4PM

$200

Lifeguard Instructor Class

This is an American Red Cross class to be able to instruct lifeguard classes for the American Red Cross. Prerequisites for the class are: at least 17 years of age and have current American Red Cross lifeguard certification. After the registration deadline, information will be emailed to you to do the following prior to class; successfully complete an online orientation to the Red Cross, lifeguarding instructor pre-course exam, pre-course session and orientation to lifeguarding course. Minimum 4, Maximum 10. Registration Deadline: Two weeks prior to start of the class, due to the pre-course online homework that will need to be completed prior to the start of the class.

Session

Day

TIME

Fee

Jan. 3-4

Saturday & Sunday

7 AM - 6 PM

$275

Scuba Class

This 7 week course will teach you proper care of equipment, mask and snorkel clearing, assembling of scuba equipment, regulator clearing, octopus breathing, basic diver rescue and more. Upon completion of this course there is an open water diving experience required to become fully certified. This is scheduled after the course is completed or a referral letter can be issued. After completing all classes and the open water requirements, you will receive a Scuba Educators International (SEI) certification card. Minimum age: 10 years. Mask, fin, and snorkel are required for the class. Certified Instructors will be provided by STC Dive Center. Scuba refresher and private/semi-private classes are available upon request with STC Dive Center at STCDiveCenter@yahoo.com

Registration Deadline: One week before the start of the class.

DATE

Day/TIME

Cost

Sept. 9 - Oct. 21

Mondays 6 - 9 PM

$400

Adult Learn To Swim (Ages 14+)

This class is designed for adults who want to either learn to swim or improve their swimming skills. It is individualized. The instructor will spend time with each adult learner and give them things to practice while assisting other adult learners. Adults may partner up to assist each other through the class, so bring a friend. Class size: minimum 5; maximum 10.

Registration Deadline: One week before the start of the class.

DATE

Day/TIME

Cost

Sept. 24 – Oct. 3

Tues. & Thurs. 7 - 8 PM

$55

Oct. 15 – Oct. 24

Tues. & Thurs. 7 - 8 PM

$55

Nov. 5 – Nov. 14

Tues. & Thurs. 7 - 8 PM

$55

Balance Board Fitness

This is a new and exciting class that will be a tremendous workout on the water. Stabilization, endurance, strength & fun! This safe and fun workout is designed to grow core and joint stabilization, improve your over-all fitness level, and burn calories. Workouts will vary from High Intense Interval Training, Abdominal / Core Workout, Pilates & Yoga! Holding a Yoga pose on top of the water will challenge your focus, strength, core and stability. Lose the pose and fall in the water! Pilates on a balance board in the pool takes it to the next level. Intervals involve squats, lunges, rows and more at a higher performance level than on land or water.

Registration Deadline: One week before the start of the class.

DATE

DAY

Time

Cost

Sept. 4 – Sept. 30

Mon. & Wed.

7 - 7:45 PM

$48

Oct. 2 – Oct. 30

Mon. & Wed.

7 - 7:45 PM

$54

Nov. 4 – Nov. 27

Mon. & Wed.

7 - 7:45 PM

$48

Dec. 2 –Dec. 30*

Mon. & Wed.

7 - 7:45 PM

$48

*Note: No class on December 25

Low Impact Senior Water Exercise Class

This class is designed to increase range of motion, strength, balance and flexibility without discomfort from weight and gravity on joints and muscles. This is not a cardio class and adjustments will be made for individuals to meet their personal fitness goals. This is a great class to pair with other fitness routines or as a stand alone class. Minimum 5; maximum 20.

Registration Deadline: One week before the start of the class

Session

day

TIME

Fee*

Sept. 4 – Sept. 30

Mon. & Wed.

11 – 11:45 AM

$48

Oct. 2 – Oct. 30

Mon. & Wed.

11 – 11:45 AM

$54

Nov. 4 – Nov. 27

Mon. & Wed.

11 – 11:45 AM

$48

Dec. 2 – Dec. 30*

Mon. & Wed.

11 – 11:45 AM

$48

*Note: No class on Dec. 25

Cardio Senior Water Exercise Class

(Note: Participants will need to complete the low impact Senior Water Exercise class and/or have instructor approval to register.) This class is designed with the active senior in mind. This class will have some cardiovascular workout designed to individual’s current fitness level, as well as improve flexibility, full range of motion, balance, strength and endurance. Minimum 5; maximum 20.

Registration Deadline: One week before the start of the class

Session

Day

TIME

Fee*

Sept. 3 – Sept. 26

Tues. & Thurs.

11-11:45 AM

$48

Oct. 1 - Oct. 31

Tues. & Thurs.

11-11:45 AM

$60

Nov. 5 – Nov. 26*

Tues. & Thurs.

11-11:45 AM

$42

Dec. 3 – Dec. 26*

Tues. & Thurs.

11-11:45 AM

$42

*Note: No class on Nov. 28 or Dec. 24 & 31

Deep Cardio Interval Training and Sculpt

This class takes place in the deep end of the pool. Water belts are worn to assist you in maintaining the proper position needed to exercise in deep water. Take high intensity interval training to deeper waters to add challenge without impact to effectively target both cardio and core. The water adds unique resistance to achieve body sculpting and muscle conditioning. Minimum 5; maximum 20.

Registration Deadline: One week before the start of the class.

Session

day

TIME

Fee*

Sept. 4 – Sept. 30

Mon. & Wed.

5 - 5:45 PM

$48

Sept. 4 – Sept. 30

Mon. & Wed.

6 - 6:45 PM

$48

Oct. 2 – Oct. 30

Mon. & Wed.

5 - 5:45 PM

$54

Oct. 2 – Oct. 30

Mon. & Wed.

6 - 6:45 PM

$54

Nov. 4 – Nov. 27

Mon. & Wed.

5 - 5:45 PM

$48

Nov. 4 – Nov. 27

Mon. & Wed.

6 - 6:45 PM

$48

Dec. 2 – Dec. 30*

Mon. & Wed.

5 - 5:45 PM

$48

Dec. 2 – Dec. 30*

Mon. & Wed.

6 - 6:45 PM

$48

*Note: No class on Dec. 25

Shallow Water Aerobics

This is a challenging workout in the water approximately chest deep. The routine will offer a variety of different techniques such as weight resistance, drag equipment, cardio and strength endurance. The level of calorie burning, weight loss/fat burning, strength endurance and cardio-respiratory workout will vary depending on level of exercise and technique. Minimum 5; maximum 25.

Registration Deadline: One week before the start of the class.

Session

day

TIME

Fee*

Sept. 3 – Sept. 26*

Tues. & Thurs.

5 - 5:45 PM

$42

Sept. 3 – Sept. 26*

Tues. & Thurs.

6 - 6:45 PM

$42

Oct. 1 – Oct. 31

Tues. & Thurs.

5 - 5:45 PM

$60

Oct. 1 – Oct. 31

Tues. & Thurs.

6 - 6:45 PM

$60

Nov. 5 – Nov. 26*

Tues. & Thurs.

5 - 5:45 PM

$42

Nov. 5 – Nov. 26*

Tues. & Thurs.

6 - 6:45 PM

$42

Dec. 3 – Dec. 26*

Tues. & Thurs.

5 - 5:45 PM

$42

Dec. 3 – Dec. 26*

Tues. & Thurs.

6 - 6:45 PM

$42

*Note: No class on Sep. 19, Nov. 28, Dec. 24 & 31