Welcome to the Powell Aquatic Center

Lifeguard Course

The City of Powell will be periodically offering American Red Cross Lifeguarding. This certification is necessary to be employed as a Lifeguard at the Powell Aquatic Center. If you are interested, please call to be added to an interest list.

The American Red Cross Lifeguard Training is a professional, state of the art course that leads to certification in Lifeguard Training, First Aid, and CPR for the Professional Rescuer. This course will equip participants with the skills and technical knowledge to become effective members of an aquatic facility team. The training is $145.

Pre-Requisite Swim Test is required to continue course: you must be able to swim 300 meters: 100 front crawl, 100 breaststroke, and 100 of either front crawl or breaststroke. Then swim 20 meters using either front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive at least 10 feet, retrieve a 10 pound brick, swim back 20 meters to the starting point with the brick and exit the water without a ladder or steps within 1 minute 40 seconds. Tread water using only your legs for 2 minutes. Minimum age requirement is 15 years.


To Register for the next Lifeguarding course, contact us by email or 754-0639.

Red Cross Courses

CPR and First Aid

Become certified in CPR and/or First Aid.

Cost is: $35 per certification

February 18th: CPR 10 am & First Aid 1 pm

Safety Training for Swim Coaches

If you are interested please contact us at 754-0639 or by email.

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

If are interested, please contact us at 754-0639 or by email.

 

Powell Aquatic Center Swim Lessons

Cost: Members $40, Non-Members $45

March 27th - April 6th

4pm-4:40 - Level 1 & 3

4:45-5:25 - Level 2, 4 & 5

Registration Deadline is the Friday prior to the first lesson.

All of the Powell Aquatic swim lessons include a combination of stroke work and water safety. Powell Aquatic swim lesson levels are equivalent to Red Cross Swim Lesson levels.

  Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills

  Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills

  Level 3: Stroke Development

  Level 4: Stroke Improvement

  Level 5: Stroke Refinement

  Level 6: Competitive Swimming & Fundamentals of Diving

Private & Semi Private Lessons are available year round.

Water Kids:

Program for children 6 months through 3 years, that will promote water safety, aquatic adjustment and swimming readiness to become comfortable in and around the water so they are ready to learn to swim. A parent or guardian must be in the water.

March 28, 30, April 4, 6 (TTh) 4pm-4:30 (Due to staffing contraints time has been moved to 4pm)

Cost Members $30, Non-Members $35

 

Turtles & Fishes:

A first time opportunity for the child to take swimming lessons without their parent or guardian in the water with them. This class focus is on teaching basic water skills and safety in the water. The child must be able to separate from their parents or guardians and remain comfortable in the water.

Turtles: is designed for the young beginners. Children learn the basic water skills of breath control, bubble blowing, floating, and kicking, along with basic beginner strokes.

May 8, 10, 15, 17 (MW) 4pm-4:30
(Due to staffing contraints class has been moved to Monday & Wednesday and time has been moved to 4pm)

Cost Members $30, Non-Members $35

Fishes: is Pre-Level 1, and is for children who are already comfortable in the water. Students learn to retrieve objects underwater, and perform supported glides and floats, along with learning strokes for freestyle and backstroke.

May 9, 11, 15, 17 (TTh) 4pm-4:30 (Due to staffing contraints time has been moved to 4pm)

Cost Members $30, Non- Members $35

Deadline to sign up for all courses is the Friday before class is scheduled to start.

 

Morning Aerobics Hour:

is an aerobics class based on water aerobic exercises from CDs produced by aerobic trainers and takes place in shallow water so no swimming ability is needed.

Monday - Friday 5:30 am - 6:30 am (Time changed from printed time in brochure on 10/10/16)
Cost of admission

Aerobic Hour:

The lily pad area will be made available to you on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6-7pm for your self paced aerobic workout.

Monday & Wednesday 6 pm-7pm
Cost of admission

Walking or Swimming Challenge:

Join the walking or swimming challenge today to help push yourself to walk or swim more each month. Your progress is posted at the end of the month.