131 Hall Street
For scheduling, registration and other information
Please contact the Park and Rec Department for further information at 262-8080 or email Cindi Braasch at firstname.lastname@example.org
Classes offered are the American Red Cross Learn to Swim program taught by certified W.S.I.'s. Current levels of swimming include: Parent and Tot and Aqua Kids Level 1-5. Lifeguard Training classes will be held at least twice a year, once in the winter and summer months. W.S.I. classes will be held as deemed necessary by the availability of instructors. Interim classes such as diving, introduction to scuba and water exercise for kids
Interim classes are held between swim lesson dates, such as spring board diving, level 6, introduction to scuba and water exercise for kids.
Swimming Lessons are available to everyone!! All lessons are taught at the Watertown Indoor Pool which is located in Riverside Middle School at 131 Hall St. Each class is scheduled for eight 35 minute sessions with 5 minutes built in for parent - teacher interaction at the end of each session. Swim lessons are scheduled at a variety of dates and times so you can choose what fits your schedule best. Be sure to review the swim lessons course descriptions which briefly outline course content. Not sure of where your swimmer fits in? Give us a call at the office -- we’ll be glad to assist you!
Monthly Calendar & Term Description
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Watertown Aquatic Team
$3.00/ swimmer or season pass
Indoor Pool Season Passes:
Individual CR: $50.00 Individual NCR: $75.00
Family CR: $100.00 Family NCR: $150.00
Water Exercise activities offer many benefits including increased flexibility, strength and cardiovascular endurance. The buoyancy and resistance of water help to increase exercise benefits while decreasing impact-related injury and stress. You do not have to be a swimmer to participate in this program. Class Fees: $3 per visit or a punch card is available for $30/11 classes. Schedules can be obtained at the indoor pool or the Park and Recreation Office.
Lap Swim is available daily mornings and evenings. A monthly schedule is available at the pool or in the Park and Recreation Office. The fees for lap swim are $3.00 / Swimmer or season passes.
Open Swim: Sessions for open swim are available during the weekends from 1:00-4:00 pm. Please refer to the monthly calendar for scheduled open swim times. The fees for open swim are $3.00 / Swimmer or season passes.
Watertown Aquatic Team (WAT)
Watertown’s own age group competitive swim team, “The Otter’s” is open to swimmers who are looking for a competitive way to use their skills both individually and as part of a team. Age group swimming is growing in Watertown! If you wish to be a part of it all, contact the Park and Recreation Department for further information.
Stay fit this summer...
Whether you are staying fit, getting fit or looking for exercise options that are little kinder and gentler to your body, swimming laps is a great way to tackle or compliment your work out routine!
Lap swim is held at a variety times and days at the Indoor Pool which is located at Riverside Middle School. Monthly calendars are available to the pool or the department office. Fees are $1.50/visit for adults, $1/visit for youth or your season pass.
Season Passes are available from either the pool or the Park and Rec office and are valid for one year or summer season.
See you at the pool!!
Anytime a large number of people get together, germs, bacteria and other creepy-crawlies can exist! In an environment that is chemically treated and designed to kill germs and other disease-causing bacteria, some forms of bacteria can still sneak in; Bacteria like cryptosporidium, e-coli, streptococci, staphylococcus!! It’s amazing what lurks under the water! Although, chemicals kill most of these bacteria, preventing these creepy-crawlies from entering our
pool water in the first place is the best practice. We can all maintain our health by following the rules listed below:
1. Always take a shower before entering the pool.
2. Always wash hands after using toilet facilities and/or when changing diapers before re-entering the pool.
3. Teach children appropriate places to go to the bathroom.
4. Teach children not to drink the pool water.
5. Please do not change your baby’s diaper on deck; baby-changing stations are available for your use in the locker rooms. Please dispose soiled disposable diapers in an appropriate location (trash cans).
6. Patrons who are under 4 years of age or who are not toilet-trained must
wear leak-proof protective pants. This product for children is available at the front desk for a nominal fee.
7. Patrons who have had flu-like symptoms including diarrhea (loose\watery stool) within the past two weeks, should not go swimming.
Education is a part of the plan to remain safe and healthy. Effective water treatment practices and cleanliness is the other part of the plan. You do your part and we will do ours. Together we can keep our pool water disease free. Remember,
DON’T DRINK THE WATER !!
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