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Orlando, FL 32803

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Manager: Tyrone Walker tyrone.walker@cityoforlando.net

Manager: Tyrone Walker


Aquatics Course Descriptions

For Aquatics Information call 407.246.4281 (Aquatic Fees)

Waterbabies – Infant and Preschool Aquatics Program

Waterbabies helps young children ages six months to five years old become comfortable in and around the water so they can learn to swim. The program gives parents information and techniques to help orient their children to the water and to supervise water activities in a safe manner. (Aquatic Fees)

Infant Level: 6–18 months

Parent/Adult accompaniment in the water is required.

Toddler Level: 18-36 months

Parent/Adult accompaniment in the water is required.

Preschool Level: 3-5 years

These children will be taught age appropriate basic swimming and safety skills.

Level Description:

Youth: 6-17 years

Level I: Introduction to Water Skills

Introduces students to the water to feel comfortable and enjoy the water safely.

Level II: Fundamental Aquatics Skills

The objective of Level II is to give students success with fundamental skills. This Level marks the beginning of true locomotion skills and adds to the self-help and basic rescue skills started in Level I. Must have Level I certificate or be able to demonstrate all the completion requirements in Level I.

Level IV: Stroke Improvement

Level IV develops confidence in the strokes learned thus far and improves on other aquatic skills such as breastroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly and open turns. Must have a Level III certificate or be able to demonstrate all completion requirements in Level III.

Level V: Stroke Refinement

Level V is coordination and refinement of key strokes. Introduction of flip turns, sidestroke and rescue breathing. Must have a Level IV certificate or be able to demonstrate all of the requirements in Level IV.

Level VI: Swimming and Skill Proficiency

Refines the strokes so students swim them with ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Level VI is designed with four component options which focus on preparing students to participate in more advanced courses such as Water Safety Instructor and Lifeguard Training. Must have a Level V certificate or be able to demonstrate all of the requirements in Level V.

Jr. Lifeguarding

This program is for kids aged 11-15 to get a jump start into a lifeguarding job and provides a foundation of lifeguarding and life skills. For those with swimming skills at level 5 or above, this program is an ideal transition between the Learn to Swim program and the Lifeguard Training course.

Synchronized Swimming

A creative sport for swimmers with a minimum of Level III skills. Teams will participate in a synchronized swim show during the Fun Finale swim meet. Swimmers will perform intricate skills and synchronization of routines set to music.

Recreational Swim Team

This is an instructional non-competitive program in which stroke refinement, teamwork, self-reliance, and fun are taught to participants. This program is designed for children ages 6-16 years old. In order to register, participants must be able to swim 25 yards without stopping. Morning and evening practices are available.

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.

Water Aerobics

Get Fit! Water aerobics is a hit! Participate in water exercise programs for adults of all ages and fitness levels. Have fun and make new friends during this exciting exercise program. This program is offered year-round at the College Park Pool, Wadeview Pool, Dover Shores Pool and the James R. Smith Pool.


  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


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 2 lifeguards per hour)
  • Insurance is not refundable and prices vary according to attendance
  • 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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