Aquatics

swim lessons

 

The Summer Aquatics Program consists of swim lessons, private lessons, lap swim, tiny tot swim and public recreational swim.

All swim programs will take place at the Encinal Swim Center, 230 Central Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, (510) 522-4590 (June 17 to August 8, 2019)

This is an open swim program designed for recreational swimmers of all ages and abilities.  Children under 7 years of age and those under 50 inches tall must be accompanied in the water by someone who possesses a level 4 swim card and/or is 13 years of age.  Participants over 18 years of age can have two children in the water simultaneously.  Children under 7 years may not be left unattended at any time.  Drop in cards available at the swim center.  Please note that swim hours may be reduced due to low attendance or poor weather.

June 21 - July 28
(closed 7/26 for special event)
    Friday, Saturday & Sunday
1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 Youth (17 and under) or Senior (50+)
    $3 Alameda Resident / $4 Non-Resident
10 visit pass:  $27
 Adult (18 - 49)
     $5 Alameda Resident / $6 Non-Resident
10 visit pass:  $45


Swim at your own pace.  Kick boards provided.  Discount rate drop-in cards are available at the swim center.

June 17 - August 8, 2019
(closed 7/4, 7/26, 8/2, 8/3 & 8/4)



 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Friday, Saturday, Sunday:
  9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
 Adults (16 - 49)
     $5 Alameda Residents / $6 Non-Residents / 10 Visit Pass:  $45
 Senior (50+)
     $3 Alameda Residents / $4 Non-Residents / 10 Visit Pass:  $27

Aquatic exercise is a great low impact activity that takes the pressure off joints, bones and muscles.  Water provides natural resistance which can help strengthen muscles.  Class will take place in waist high heated water.  Participants may bring water shoes, hand webs or other resistance items.  Discount rate drop in cards are available at the swim center.  Must be at least 16 years old.

June 17 to August 8
(closed 7/4)
   Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
 Adults (16 - 49)
 $6 Alameda Resident / $7 Non-Resident / 10-Visit Pass:  $54
 Seniors (50+)
 $4 Alameda Resident / $5 Non-Resident / 10-Visit Pass:  $45

For Ages 12 Months to 3 Years
A great way to get your young child familiarized with the pool and prepare them for future swim lessons.  Parent or guardian at least 16 years of age must accompany each child in the pool.  Swim diapers required for children who are not potty trained.  Discount rate drop in cards are available at the swim center.

June 21 - July 28
(closed 7/26 for special event)
   Friday, Saturday & Sunday
11:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
 $5 Alameda Resident / $6 Non-Resident / 10-Visit Pass:  $45


Summer Tots and Youth Group Lessons (Ages 3 to 15 Years)
All swim classes follow the American Red Cross Level system.  Visit www.redcross.org for level requirements.  Each student will be tested by staff and placed in classes according to Red Cross standards.

Click the following link for: Summer Tots and Youth Group Lessons (Ages 3 to 15 Years)

Private Swim Lessons - All Ages
Swim Tutor Private Lessons are 30 minutes in length and tailored to fit the participant's skill level.  Lessons are taught by Certified Water Safety Instructors.  Each time slot has 3-4 spots available.

Click the following link for:  Private Swim Lessons (All Ages)

Special Needs Private Swim Lessons - All Ages
Special Needs Swim Tutor Private Lessons are 30 minutes in length and tailored to fit the participant's skill level.  All lesson staff are Water Safety Instructor Certified.

Click the following link for:  Special Needs Private Swim Lessons (All Ages)

 

The City of Alameda Swim Championship is sponsored by ARPD in cooperation with the Alameda Gators Swim Team.  This Meet is organized and run by dedicated volunteers, parents, and coaches and friends for the sole enjoyment of their children and to foster their continued interest in swimming.

Click here for more information regarding the Swim Meet