Programs

- Red Cross Courses

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.

Pre-Requisite Swim Test is required to continue course: you must be able to swim 200 yards: swim 150 yards freestyle or breaststroke, tread water for 2 minutes with no hands, and then swim another 50 yards freestyle or breaststroke.  Then swim 20 yards using either front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive at least 10 feet, retrieve a 10 pound brick, swim back 20 yards to the starting point with the brick and exit the water without a ladder or steps within 1 minute 40 seconds.  Minimum age requirement is 15 years. (Minimum 5 participants)

June 3rd - 6th 8am - 5pm

August 5th - 8th 8am - 5pm
To Register for the next Lifeguarding course, contact us by email or 754-0639.

The primary purpose of the American Red Cross Basic Lifeguarding Instructor Course is to train instructors to teach the basic-level American Red Cross Lifeguarding courses. The care steps outlined within this manual are consistent with the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) 2015 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science with Treatment Recommendations (CoSTR) and the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This manual also reflects the United States Lifeguarding Standards: A Review and Report of the United States Lifeguarding Coalition, a collaborative effort of the American Red Cross, the United States Lifesaving Association and the YMCA of the USA.

Pre-Requisite
1. Be at least 17 years old on or before the final scheduled session of the course.
2. Possess a current basic-level certification in Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.
3. Successfully complete the online Introduction to the Lifeguarding Instructor Course prior to the pre-course skills session via the class roster and online content completion status report.

Please call to schedule a LGI course

Cost: $180 (minimum 6 participants required for course)

Red Cross LGI/IT Review Course (Minimum 6 participants)

Cost:  $50

(Please  contact us by email or 754-0639 to schedule a LGI/LGIT review Course)

This course gives individuals the knowledge and skills necessary for recognizing and providing basic care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses, as well as including how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) for victims until advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. This is a blended learning course with an online and in-course session. You must complete the online portion prior to attending the in-class session.

June 15th 1pm - 4pm (Deadline to register is June 7th)

August 3rd 1pm - 4pm (Deadline to register is July 26th)

Cost is: $80

If you prefer to not to a blended learning, the cost will be $150 and will be scheduled on instructor availability.

Safety Training for Swim Coaches

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

Safety Training for Swim Coaches helps fulfill Coaches Safety Education requirements. 

Pre-requisites: Participants must be at least 15 years of age by the end of the course, comfortable in chest deep water, and completed the online blended learning.

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

- Powell Aquatic Center Swim Lessons

Session 1: June 3rd – 13th

Session 2: June 17th – 27th

Session 3: July 8th – 18th

Session 4: July 29th – August 8th

Class times: 9:00-9:40, 9:45-10:25, 10:30-11:10 & 11:15-11:55
(Various levels at each time slot)
Class Days: Monday – Thursday

Cost: Members $40, Non-Members $45

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

(If you are interested in registering for lessons online, and have done lessons with us previously, please contact us at 754-0639 so we can send you password reset to link you to your current account)

- Other Programs

Water Babies is for babies ages 6 months - 18 months just starting out in lessons. This class will help a child become comfortable in the water. A parent or guardian must be in the water.

June 17, 19, 24, 26 (MW) 11:15-11:45

July 29, 31, August 5, 7 (MW) 11:15-11:45
Cost Members $30, Non-Members $35

Water Tots is for toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years starting lessons but not ready to swim without their parents. We promote water safety and swimming readiness, so children become comfortable in and around the water preparing them for the next level. The child's parent or guardian will must be in the water.

June 18, 20, 25, 27 (TTh) 11:15-11:45

July 30, August 1, 6, 8 (TTh) 11:15-11:45
Cost Members $30, Non-Members $35

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

June 3, 5, 10, 12 (MW) 11:15-11:45

July 8, 10, 15, 17 (MW) 11:15-11:45
Cost Members $30, Non-Members $35

This class is pre-level 1, and is for children who are already comfortable in the water, and perform supported glides and floats, along with beginning learning strokes for freestyle and backstroke.

June 4, 6, 11, 13 (TTh) 11:15-11:45

July 9, 11, 16, 18 (TTh) 11:15-11:45
Cost Members $30, Non-Members $35

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 6:00 am - 6:45 am
Cost of admission

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.

PAC Calendar

PAC Hours

MONDAY - FRIDAY:
5:30 AM - 8:00 PM
SATURDAY and SUNDAY:
12:00 - 5:00 PM


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