Aquatics

 
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Water Aerobic Classes

Pamela Bennett Fitness: Aqua Zumba
Take the high energy, calorie-burning dance party workout that you love from Zumba and heat up the pool with Aqua Zumba.

Days & Times:            Tuesdays & Thursdays                                               Saturdays                                                                      10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. & 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.           9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Ages: 13 and up

Fee: $8 per class or $50 for a 10 class punch card

 

Pamela Bennett Fitness: Aqua Boot Camp

A workout that will maintain or increase your fitness level with less impact on your joints, a “liquid gym” is the place to be! This higher intensity class is designed to improve cardio conditioning, alternating with strength/balance and core training segments. Nutrition guidelines, weight tracking, measurements and 21-day challenge incentive.

Day:   Mondays

Time:   6:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Fee: $99/month or $129/month w/nutrition and weight tracking support or $10 drop in

 

Pamela Bennett Fitness: Aqua Zumba Master Class

Pamela Bennett Fitness is coming at you again for our 6th Annual Aqua Jam with our brand of exhilarating Aqua Zumba/Aquafit and 2-Hours of the best Aqua Fun experience you’ll ever have. Pamela, Janet and a few other team mates will be serving up big fun for you, your friends and family.

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017

Time: 9:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Fee: $20 per person

 

Wet Sets:
This class is designed for participants who are age 60+ and belong to the Olivia Haydel Senior Center.

Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays 

Times:  9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
Fee: $2
For More Info: Contact the Olivia Haydel Senior Center, 1240 Dogwood Drive (770-278-7230)

 

Hydro Fit:
HydroFit, is an interval training class that will alternate between different equipment, such as noodles, water barbells, and aqua steps, to make each class fun and interesting.

Days: Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays

Times: 9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.

Fee: $50 per 18 visits – County residents and/or  $75 per 18 visits -Non-County residents

$5 per visit – County residents and/or  $7 per visit – Non-County residents


AquaFlex:

This is a medium-impact water class designed to provide cardiovascular conditioning, improved muscle tone, and improved balance.

Days: Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays

Times:  10:00 a.m. – 10:50 am.

Fee: $50 per 18 visits – County residents and/or $75 per 18 visits – Non-County residents

$5 per visit – County residents and /or $7 per visit – Non-County residents

 

Youth Swim Lessons

Johnson Park Pool has teamed up with the American Red Cross to offer their Learn-to-Swim Program. Each class must have a minimum of four participants to begin. Participants must preregister for all classes. All classes meet twice a week for four weeks.

(Days and times subject to change)

 

Sessions for all Levels:      

September 5 – 28
October 3 – 26
November 7 – December 7

 

 

Parent and Child Aquatics

Ages 6 months to 3 years (one child per parent)

Children will adjust to the water by learning skills such as placing the face in the water, flutter kicks and pre-floating skills. All parents are taught how to instruct their children and recognize any errors in their child’s swimming technique. Children are required to wear swim diapers. Parents must be in the water with their children. Instructors will work at the skill level of each child regardless of varied abilities.

Days and Times: Tuesday and Thursday 5 – 5:30 p.m.

Fee: $60/$75

Preschool

This class is for students 4 and 5 years old who are ready to learn introductory water skills as well as beginner swimming skills. Students will learn to enter the pool properly, float, glide and the basics of the front crawl and other Red Cross Swim levels.

Days and Times: Tuesday and Thursday 5:30 – 6 p.m.

Fee: $60/$75

Beginners

This class is for students 6 years and older. It introduces children to all levels of American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Lessons with little or no experience to basic swimming skills. Students will learn front crawl, rhythmic breathing and other Red Cross Swim levels.

Days and Times: Tuesday and Thursday 6 – 6:45 p.m.

Fee: $60/$75

 Intermediate/Advanced

This class is for students 6 years and older who have completed the Beginners level as per instructor. Participants will need to be capable of completing one full length of the pool with rhythmic breathing and are comfortable in the water. Students will learn rotary breathing, endurance and correct the other strokes like back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly.

Days and Times: Tuesday and Thursday 7 – 7:45 p.m.

Fee: $60/$75

 

 

Youth Swim Lessons

Pre-School Class:    Ages 3-5

School-Age Class:   Ages 6 and Up

Advanced Class requirements:   Able to Swim Length of Pool

Classes may be added/dropped according to registration

Fee: $60 per session for County Residents

        $75 per session for Non-County Residents

Youth Swim Lessons follow the Red Cross Learn-to Swim instruction guidelines in which swimmers of all ages and varying abilities are helped in developing their swimming and water safety skills. A video may be included during swim lesson schedule.

September 6 – October 4        No Class 9/27 (Mondays & Wednesdays)

Preschool                                 5:30pm-6:00pm
School Age (Beginner)          6:00pm-6:45pm
School Age (Advanced)         6:45pm-7:30pm
October 11– November 6       (Mondays & Wednesdays)

Preschool                               5:30pm-6:00pm
School – Age (Beginner)     6pm – 6:45pm
School Age (Advanced)      6:45pm-7:30pm

November 13 – December 13       (Mondays & Wednesdays)

Preschool                               5:30pm-6:00pm
School – Age (Beginner)     6pm – 6:45pm
School Age (Advanced)      6:45pm-7:30pm

November 13 – December 13       (Mondays & Wednesdays)

Preschool                               5:30pm -6:00pm
School – Age (Beginner)     6pm – 6:45pm
School Age (Advanced)      6:45pm -7:30pm

January 3 – January 31       (Mondays & Wednesdays)

Preschool                               5:30pm -6:00pm
School – Age (Beginner)     6pm – 6:45pm
School Age (Advanced)      6:45pm -7:30pm

 

 

LevelAdult Swim Lessons

Level I Beginners- 10:15am: This class is for students who have little or no experience of basic swimming skills.  Class teaches basic swim skills, floating, gliding, flutter kick, and the basics of the front crawl.

Level II Beginners- 11am: This class is for students who are proficient with Level I Beginner skills and have completed that class.  This class will teach rhythmic breathing, back stroke, and other Red Cross Swim Skills.

Level I Intermediate- 11:45am: Participants in this class will need to be capable of swimming 1 full length of the pool with rhythmic breathing without stopping and are comfortable in deep water.  Students in this class will learn rotary breathing, endurance and correct the strokes like back crawl.  The class will teach other strokes like breaststroke and butterfly per request of participants.

County Fee: $70 per session (8 classes)

Non-County Fee: $87 per session (8 classes)

Session I: September 30 – November 25 (No Class on 10/14)

CLASSES ARE HELD ON SATURDAYS ONLY

 

Swim Programs

 

Personal Water Safety

The Personal Water Safety course is intended for individuals who may participate in aquatic activities as well as anyone else who wants to learn about how to be safe in and around the water and improve his or her water safety and survival skills.

Prerequisites:  Jump into deep water from the side, Recover to the surface,  Maintain position by treading or floating for 1 minute, Rotate one full turn then turn as necessary to orient to the exit point, Level off, Swim front crawl and/or elementary backstroke for 25 yards, Exit the water

Day:            September 2, November 11

Time:           10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Fee:            $35

 

CPR Saturdays

This is the American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Class.  Class will cover standard first aid with CPR/AED for Adult and Child.  If participants are interested in adding the infant module, it will increase the class length and must be noted during registration.  This certification lasts for 2 years.  Please bring lunch/snacks and drink.

Dates: October 7, December 2

Time:           10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Ages:          12 and older

Fee: $95

*Minimum of 4 must be enrolled 4 days prior to Start of Class

 

Blended Lifeguarding Class

Fee: $250 Must be enrolled 4 days prior to Prerequisite Class

$215.00 paid to Johnson Park and $35 paid to Red Cross by Credit Card to enroll Online.

Prerequisite Swim Test: September 5 (Tuesday) 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Dates & Times: September 12-14 (Tues/Wed/Thurs) 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

 

Prerequisite:  Candidates must be 15 years of age by the final scheduled lesson and complete the following skills:

Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing.  Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed.  Candidates will tread water for 2 minutes using only legs.  Complete a timed event within 1 minute and 40 seconds; Beginning in water swim 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 7 feet to retrieve a 10 pound object, return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to the starting point.  Candidates must then exit the water without the use of a ladder.

 If you are unable to complete the prerequisites as required by the American Red Cross, you will not be able to attend or participate in the class.  The Blended Learning Classes involve an online portion to the class and ALL students will be required to have access to www.classes.redcross.org

NOTE: If you do not pass the prerequisite you will receive a 50% refund. If you do not successfully complete the

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training class after successfully completing the prerequisite requirement, you will not be eligible for a refund. If you do not successfully complete the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training class after successfully completing the prerequisite requirement, you will not be eligible for a refund.

 

Rockdale  Riptides Swim Team

The Rockdale Riptides is a USA Swimming year round competitive swim team offering high quality professional coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities. The goal of our team is to provide every member an opportunity to improve swimming skills and achieve success at his or her level of ability, from novice to international competitor.

Visit our website at www.SwimRiptides.com for complete information on our Swim Groups, Practice Times and Pricing.