Aquatics

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Group Aqua Fitness

Aqua Exercise – shallow water & deep water

Shallow water: Mon or Wed or Fri 8:45-9:45AM.  Deep water: Wed or Fri: 8:45-9:45Am

Medium intensity class that helps improve cardiovascular endurance and tone the entire body

Wet Workout

Tues or Thurs 5:30-6:30PM

Shallow water workout with low impact on joints that helps improve flexibility and range of motion

Aqua Jogging

Tues or Thurs 8:45-9:45AM

Using a flotation belt, participants “jog” in the water with little to no impact on knees and hips

Aquarobics

Wed 5:30-6:15PM

Medium intensity cardiovascular workout to help burn calories and tone muscles

Group Swim Lessons
7-week classes divided into groups based on ability

Parent & Child

Sat 9am-9:30am. Ages 6mos-3 years.

 Parents & Children: introduces infants & toddlers to the aquatic environment.  Each child needs a parent participant. 

Water Acclimation

Wed  6:15pm-7pm. Ages 3-5 years.

Increases comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills preformed with assistance.

Water Movement

Wed 6:15pm-7pm. Ages 3-5 years. 

Encourages forward movement in waster and basic self-rescue skills performed. 

Water Stamina

Wed 6:15pm-7pm. Ages 3-5 years. 

Develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed independently.

Stroke Introduction

Wed 6:15pm-7pm. Ages: 6+ years

Introduces basic stroke technique in front and back crawl and reinforces water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke.

Stroke Development

Wed 6:15pm-7pm. Ages: 6+ years

Introduces butterfly and breaststroke and reinforces water safety through treading water and dives.

Stroke Mechanics

Wed 6:15pm-7pm. Ages: 6+ years

Refines stroke technique on all major competitive strokes and encourages swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle.

Private & Semi-Private Lessons

Open to all ages & designed specifically for you.  Individuals should fill out the form below, turn it in at the front desk or email to alyssa.gross@highland.edu and an aquatics staff member will contact you to schedule your first lesson.