Recreation Center 1 always has awesome events and programs all summer long. Here’s what’s left of the Aquatic Programs for 2015.
Every 1st Friday is the Floaty Fun Friday. It’s free for MTA members and they provide the floaty, you provide the fun and all ages are welcome. The event is from 4:00 – 8:00 on the first Friday of every month. There’s no sign of necessary but personal floaty’s will not be allowed.
Swim lessons are available for people of all ages. For preschool, participants meet with an instructor for 10 minutes and learn pre-beginner skills such as submerging. Participants in the preschool category must be 2 1/2 to 5 years old.
Those in Level I must be at least five years old and learn to breathe, freestyle and backstroke. There are six levels total and classes go up to 45 minutes long for all age groups. Registration for the August and September group is August 1 and registration for October and November is September 26 and registration for December and January is November 28.
The adult water aerobics is offered in the morning from 9:00 to 10:00am on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays at Rec Center 7 and at night from 6:00 – 7:00 at Rec 2 on Mondays, Tuesdays from 7:00 – 8:00 at Rec 7, Wednesdays from 6:00 – 7:00 at Rec 2 and Thursdays from 7:00 – 8:00 at Rec 7. This is for participants of all fitness level enjoying water workouts to improve strength, balance, endurance and flexibility. These classes use a punchcard system that can be used for any of the water aerobic classes during a two-month session. Participants must be at least 18 years old to participate.
The aquatic program also offers adult learn to swim classes, special needs swimming classes and Junior Masters program.
The Junior Masters Program are for ages 8 to 17 at work on stroke refinement and endurance necessary to become proficient swimmers. This is a noncompetitive swim team and participants must have passed the level 6, skill proficiency class.