Aquatic Center

Classes & Schedule

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Find information for Lifeguard Certification, Water Safety Instructor Courses, and Water Aerobics Classes below.

SWIM LESSONS 

Swim lessons are available to everyone, regardless of whether they are part of the RUSD school district or area. Our instructors are certified Red Cross Water Safety Instructors. We cater to the needs of the student to the best of our ability. 

In circumstances such as mechanical failure or weather conditions, we will contact you via email about possible make-up days or cancellations.

 

Group Lessons

For group lessons, we are currently only teaching levels 1-3. The ages that we teach are 3–13 years old

 

Swim Assessments
A swim assessment is needed to ensure that the student is taking the course that is appropriate for their age and ability. After a swim assessment, the student will be assigned a level and age group that will be appropriate for their capabilities. A swim assessment is needed to obtain a level membership on Recdesk. A level membership is required to enroll in group classes (Dolphins 1 members can only enroll in Dolphins 1 classes, etc.). No purchase is necessary to obtain level membership; you only need to complete a swim assessment.

 

Groups (ages)
Minnows (3-5)
Sunfish (6-8)
Dolphins (9-13)

Red Cross Levels 


The Learn-to-Swim program focuses on building skills one step at a time. By allowing them to master one element before moving on to the next, our kids' swim classes make it easy to build confidence in the water.

Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable and safely enjoy the water.
Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills.
Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills.

For example, lessons may be listed, such as
Sunfish 2
This indicates that this class is for the age group of 6–8 years old and for those who are at the level 2 skill level.


Private Lessons


It is designed to individualize the student's needs to improve their swimming skills. No assessment is required to join private lessons. At the end of the session, each student will receive the appropriate level of membership so they can enroll in group classes in the future. 

 

Parent-Toddler Lessons


Join us in an instructor-led lesson with you and your child. Start to get your child comfortable in the water and give them a head start on learning to swim. Classes are for 6 months through 2 years old. A parent or guardian must be in the water with the swimmer for every class.


Registration


Registration is only possible if you have created an account on Recdesk. If you would like to receive email notifications on upcoming swim lessons/ assessments, please email rusdaquaticcenter@rusd.org

 

Email:

 

Parent/Guardian Name:
Student’s name and age:
Preferred email address:
 

Lifeguard Certification or Water Safety Instructor Courses

Join our instructor in the water and be certified as a Red Cross Water Safety Instructor in our blended online and in-person course.

The course is $250.
The $50 deposit will be counted toward the $250.

You can find courses and details here.

Lifeguard Course (February 21- March 8)

  • Deposit Due: 2/16/2024

Water Safety Class (April 2–April 26)

  • Deposit Due: 3/22/2024

Email (rusdaquaticcenter@rusd.org), regarding questions about an upcoming class. 

 

Water Aerobics Classes

Single Class is $10, 
The Water Aerobics Punch Card (10 classes) is $50 and does not expire.

Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:00 to 7:00 PM

Create your account on the RecDesk Portal and make payments at the front desk. 
We have all of the equipment here for you to use!

 

 

 

 

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