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Open Swims

Great for the swimmer or non-swimmer (activities take place in either the shallow end or the deep end of the pool, those wishing to conduct deep water activities must demonstrate their swimming skills). All children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult in the water at all times.

Moms! Dads! Kids! Families are you looking for something different to do? Come in and enjoy the water!



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Lap Swim

Great for the skilled swimmer. Swimming activity takes place in the shallow end and the deep end of the pool. Designed for swimmers with varying ability levels. Moderate and Distance swimming sections allow swimmers to swim at their own pace or execute chosen swim workouts.

Lap Swimmer with exercisers in background
Moderate Swimming sections include: Lap swimming, mild workouts occasional breaks and efficiency drills (kicks and pulls). Distance swimming sections include continuous swimming, flip turns and fast paced drills with little rest. Circle swimming may be required, lap swimming etiquette rules are posted for your review.







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Coached Workout Sessions

A 60 minute swim workout led by Masters Swimmer and former swim coach Clint Bohlen. Each week you will be be coached in an aerobic swim workout that includes all strokes, using a structured format (warm-up, drill/prep set, main set, and cool down).

For more information click [here].

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Deep Water Aerobics

(activities take place in the deep end of the pool. Participants must demonstrate safe water treading skills).

This medium to high intensity water workout will get you into great condition in no time! Deep Water Aerobics class works muscle groups with resistance, fast pace and multiple repetitions will get your day off on the right foot!



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Shallow Water Sculpt

Great for the swimmer or non-swimmer (activities take place in the shallow end of the pool)

Skip the sweat bands and the high priced tennis shoes. This new class offers a total body workout in one hour! Shallow water sculpt class works muscle groups with high repetitions. This class innovatively uses the unique buoyancy, resistance, and movement of water.



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Aquatic Boot Camp

Great for the swimmer or non-swimmer (activities take place in the shallow end of the pool those wishing to conduct deep water activities must demonstrate safe water treading skills).

Aquatic Boot Camp is a high intensity water workout that combines calisthenics, cardiovascular conditioning, core, muscle strength and an AWESOME calorie burn! This class innovatively uses the unique buoyancy, resistance, and movement of water. Aquatic Boot Camp offers a challenging workout that pushes individuals, at their own pace!

For more information see the program flyer.

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Aqua Chi

Great for the swimmer or non-swimmer (activities take place in the shallow end of the pool)

Aqua Chi is a water class based from Ti Chi. Ti Chi is often called "meditation in Motion" because of its slow, graceful movements. It has been around since 500 BC. People of all ages and fitness levels can do Aqua Chi. It's a gentle, yet very effective workout. Health benefits include weight loss, muscle toning, lowering of blood pressure. Strengthens lungs, promotes proper breathing and reduces headaches. Aqua Chi fights depression and stress. It promotes better concentration and focus. Aqua Chi is good for people who suffer from back pain, arthritis, post mastectomy patients, fibromyalgia, and orthopedic problems.

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Water Walking/Running, Rehabilitation and Social Swimming

Great for the swimmer or non-swimmer (activities take place in either the shallow end or the deep end of the pool, those wishing to conduct deep water activities must demonstrate safe water treading skills).

Buoyancy and water resistance are the perfect combination for low impact muscle building or for continued physical therapy. This program allows for patients to continue their learned physical therapy exercises (all necessary equipment is available) or those who choose can use this time as a wonderful social outlet while performing their desired exercises.



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Senior Water Fitness

Seniors Working out during Senior Water Fitness

Great for the swimmer or non-swimmer. (activities take place in the shallow end of the pool)

Offers a safe, comfortable, and effective way for seniors of all fitness levels to get in shape or keep in shape. This class is ideal for patients looking or a low impact workout! Senior Fitness is taught by our Senior Instructor with over thirty years of experience in physical education. Eve Phillips has developed a low impact aerobics and water fitness program that increases flexibility and balance.





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Splash Aerobics

Great for the swimmer or non-swimmer. (activities take place in the shallow end of the pool)

Skip the sweat bands and the high priced tennis shoes. Try a refreshing aerobic workout! Splash Aerobics is a medium to high intensity class. Get a great exercise routine without the weight of the body pounding with each move.



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Poolates

Great for the swimmer or non-swimmer (activities take place in the shallow end of the pool at a water depth sufficient to manipulate the legs without touching the pool bottom). Effective and challenging, Poolates is soothing to the mind and spirit and gentler on joints and muscles than land-based exercises. Poolates innovatively uses the buoyancy, resistance, and gentle movement of water to strengthen muscles, enhance flexibility and posture, sharpen coordination and balance, and relax body and soul. Poolates offers a challenging mind-body workout for everyone – including swimmers and other aquatic exercisers, Pilates enthusiasts, dancers, and people in post-rehab.



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SCUBA DO!

Certified S.C.U.B.A divers don’t let the cold water stop you from keeping your diving skills fresh! Your families are welcome to attend and enjoy an open swim environment in the shallow end while you dive!

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Learn to Swim Instruction

Great for the swimmer or non-swimmer (participants must register into the appropriate swimming lesson level determined by course skill requirements).

These classes are offered to anyone that would like to learn how to swim. All ages welcome. Pre-registration is required. Swim Lessons are five sessions in length and offered Wednesdays and Saturdays during the Fall, Winter and Spring. Summer lessons are offered weekly Monday through Friday. For a description of swim levels click here. For dates and times please see the posted schedule.

We now offer Private Lessons. Are you looking for one on one instruction and a time that is your own? Schedule a set of Private Lessons!

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Birthday Party Rentals

Great for the swimmer or non-swimmer.
(activities take place in either the shallow end or the deep end of the pool, those wishing to conduct deep water activities must demonstrate their swimming skills). All children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult in the water at all times.

Make a Splash with a Birthday Party at the Plaza Pool Have Your Very Own Private Pool Party!
Or Share Your Birthday Fun With Everyone! Party times are available during our Friday evening open swims or during our Dollar Daze Sunday swim. Parties must be pre-booked.!

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