Aquatics

The City of Orlando Aquatics division operates 11 pools throughout the City.  A variety of aquatic programs are offered for ages 6-months and older including Red Cross swim lessons, fitness classes, lifeguarding, competitive and non-competitive swim team opportunities, lap swim and open swim hours. Our pools are also available for rental upon request.

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Programs

*Please Note: If registering Online, your registration is not complete until you fill out the Aquatics Registrations Forms. Please arrive 20 minutes before your first lesson to allow time to complete these forms. Please call 407.246.4281 for any questions. 

  1. Lifeguard

    Certification classes begin March 21, 2016. Certifications include:

    Class 1: March 21, 22, 23, 24, 25
    Class 2: April 1, 2, 3, and 8,9,10
    Class 3: April 15, 16, 17 and April 22, 23, 24
    Class 4: April 29, 30 and May 1, 6, 7, 8
    Class 5: May 13, 14, 15 and May 20, 21, 22

    • Lifeguarding
    • First Aid
    • CPR for the Professional Rescuer
    • AED
    • Oxygen
    • Administration

    You must take a swim test prior to attending a lifeguard class. Materials needed for the class: swimsuit, towel, goggles, a change of clothes, paper, pencil and a sweater if you get cold easily. Participants may not separate the course and must attend in two concurrent weekends as listed above. All classes last 2 weekends. Class space is limited.

    Contact: Please contact the Aquatics office at 407.245.0531 BEFORE attending a lifeguard class.

    Location: Wadeview Pool – 2177 South Summerlin Avenue, Orlando, Fl 32806

  2. City Year-Round Swim Team Practice (competitive)

    Practice is every Saturday January 9 – October 29, 2016. Sessions are quarterly.

    Competitive swimming for ages 6 – 18. This class helps promote great health, wellness and fitness. Youth will practice and prepare to attend local and national USA sanctioned swimming meets. Practice is held at the following

    Cost: City Residents: $40 plus tax / Non-City Residents: $50 plus tax

    Click here for class dates, times and registration.

  3. Adult Fitness

    Adult Fitness is a self-paced lap-swimming program for those 18-years-old and up. This program is offered year-round. Daily, monthly, semi-annual and annual memberships are available. Please click on the pools below to find out when adult fitness classes are offered.

    Registration is done in-person. For more details, contact Aquatics main office 407.246.4281

    ADULT FITNESS    
    City ResidentsAnnualSemi AnnualMonthlyDaily
    Individual$100 plus tax$70 plus tax$20 plus tax$3 plus tax
    Seniors (55+)$80 plus tax$50 plus tax
    Non-City ResidentsAnnualSemi AnnualMonthlyDaily
    Individual$125 plus tax$95 plus tax$45 plus tax$4 plus tax
    Seniors (55+)$105 plus tax $75 plus tax

    For more details, contact Aquatics main office 407.246.4281

  4. Water Aerobics

    Participate in water exercise programs for adults of all ages and fitness levels. Have fun and make new friends during this exciting exercise program. Please click on the pools below to find out when water aerobics classes are offered.

    Cost per class: City Residents: $3 + tax  | Non-City Residents: $4 + tax

    Registration is done in-person. For more details, contact Aquatics main office 407.246.4281

  5. Open Swim (summer only)

    (Available during summer months only)

    Swim time for the general public. Children under 10-years-old must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Children 6-years-old and under must be accompanied in the water by an adult at all times. Proof of residency required for everyone at the time of registration.

    Tot time: Swim time for parents and toddlers.

    Daily Cost: City Residents: Free | Non-City Residents $4 + tax

    For more details, contact Aquatics main office 407.246.4281

    SEASONAL SWIM PASSES (JUNE-SEPTEMBER)
    Family$100
    Adult$35
    Youth-infant– age 17$25
    Senior– age 55+$25
  6. Recreational Swim Team (summer only)

    Available during summer months only.

    This is an instructional non-competitive program focused on stroke refinement, teamwork and self-reliance. This program is designed for children ages 6 to 16-years-old. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. In order to register, participants must pass a test of swimming 25 yards without stopping.  Swimmers must have a bathing suit, goggles, swim cap and a towel.

    Cost: City Residents: $40 plus tax / Non-City Residents: $50 plus tax

Red Cross Swim Lessons (Summer only)

All Red Cross swim lessons are taught by Red Cross certified instructors. Each course is eight (8) 30-minute lessons.

Registration Dates:

June 11, 2016
June 25, 2016
July 9, 2016
July 23, 2016

Session Dates:

June 13 – 23, 2016
June 27 – July 8, 2016 (closed Monday, July 4)
July 11 – 21, 2016
July 25 – August 5, 2016

 

*Please Note: If registering Online, your registration is not complete until you fill out the Aquatics Registrations Forms. Please arrive 20 minutes before your first lesson to allow time to complete these forms. Please call 407.246.4281 for any questions. 

  1. Learn to Swim – Water Babies Preschool

    Swimming instructions for ages 6-months to 3-years-old. The program gives parents information and techniques to help orient their children to the water and to supervise water activities in a safe manner. Parent/Adult accompaniment in the water is required for infant and toddler levels. The class is 30 minutes long and runs Monday – Thursday at the following community centers:

    Cost: City Residents: $40 plus tax / Non-City Residents: $50 plus tax

    Click here for class dates, times and registration.

  2. Learn to Swim - Preschool

    Swimming instructions for ages 3 to 5-years-old. The class is 30 minutes long and runs Monday – Thursday at the following community centers:

    Cost: City Residents: $40 plus tax / Non-City Residents: $50 plus tax

    Click here for class dates, times and registration.

  3. Learn to Swim - Youth

    Swimming instructions for ages 6 to 17-years-old. There are six levels of Learn to Swim classes The class is 30 minutes long and runs Monday – Thursday at the following community centers:

    Cost: City Residents: $40 plus tax / Non-City Residents: $50 plus tax

    Click here for class dates, times and registration.

  4. Jr. Guard

    Learn personal water safety and basic rescue techniques while exploring the job of lifeguarding. Junior Guards will also shadow and assist pool lifeguards during operating hours. This class is offered at the following community centers:

    Cost: City Residents: $40 plus tax / Non-City Residents: $50 plus tax

    Click here for class dates, times and registration.

  5. Learn to Swim - Adult

    Swimming instructions for adults 18-years and older. The class is 30 minutes long and runs Monday – Thursday at the following community centers:

    Cost: City Residents: $40 plus tax / Non-City Residents: $50 plus tax

    Click here for class dates, times and registration.

For Aquatics Information call 407.246.4281


Policies and General Information

  1. Summer program schedules permit ONLY one make-up class after a minimum of two rainouts.
  2. Proper swim attire is required. Infant and pre-school children must wear a tight-fitting swimsuit or a swim diaper (not a regular disposable diaper) to enter the pool.
  3. Absence from classes may inhibit a child’s ability to advance to the next course level.
  4. Please be on time. Tardiness affects everyone!
  5. REMEMBER: Children’s ability to learn skills differ from each other. Be patient and encourage your child as much as possible. Also remember to practice and keep skills sharp.

*Please Note: All dates are subject to change

Rentals

Pool Rental Policy and Procedures

  • $100 Refundable Damage/Clean-up Deposit
  • $50 per hour (minimal of 3 hour rental)
  • $15 per hour lifeguard (minimal of 3 lifeguards per hour)
  • General liability insurance is required and is not refundable. It must be provided at time of rental or purchased through the City. Cost varies depending on the number of attendees
  • No Alcoholic Beverages allowed
  • All rentals must be paid in full at time of booking
  • Rentals must be canceled at least 72 hours prior to event to receive a refund

 

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