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Indoor Pool Hours

 Winter/Spring 2017

Lap Swimming 
 Monday and Wednesday

5:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
12:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
8 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Tuesday & Thursday
5:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
8 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
5:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
12:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.


Lazy River
Monday- Friday             
5:30 am. - 8:45 p.m.
8 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.
10 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.


Family Swim
(includes slide, play structure, & Lazy river)

Monday, Wednesday & Friday
6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday
1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

***Winter/Spring hours begin Monday, January 2, 2017


Youth Swim Lessons

Make your Winter swim lesson plans now! Swim lesson registrations will be accepted beginning December 26 at the Recreation Center for Bridgeton Residents and BRC members, and non-residents may begin registering on January 2, 2017.

Beginner Swim Lessons
Age recommendation: 3-5 years

Children will have the help of an instructor to perform all skills. Skills that are covered: blowing bubbles through mouth and nose, retrieving objects submerged underwater, front and back glides, return to vertical position, back floats, alternating and simultaneous arm action on front and back, combined arm and leg actions on front and back.

Mondays/Wednesdays (8 classes/session)
Time: 5:30-6 p.m.
Session 1 Jan.9-Feb. 1
Session 2 Feb. 6- March 1
Session 3 April 3-26
Price:Residents/BRC Members $40; Non-residents $50

Saturdays (6 classes/session)
Time: 9-9:30 a.m. or 9:45-10:15 a.m.
Session 1 Jan. 7-Feb. 11
Session 2 Feb. 18-March 25
Session 3 April 1-May 6
Price: Residents/BRC Members $30; Non-residents $35

Youth Intermediate/Advanced Swim Lessons
Age recommendation: 5-7 years and up

Intermediate and advanced skill levels will be combined in this class. At the intermediate level, children will have limited help from the instructor in performing all skills. At the advanced level, children must perform skills with little or no help from an instructor. Intermediate skills that are covered: enter water by jumping in, bobbing, open eyes underwater and retrieve submerged objects, blowing bubbles through nose, front and back floats, roll from front to back and back to front, returning to vertical position after front and back floats, combined arm and leg actions on front and back. Children with more advanced swimming abilities may cover some of the following skills: front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, and more.

Saturdays (6 classes/session)
Time: 10:30-11 a.m.
Session 1 Jan. 7-Feb. 11
Session 2 Feb. 18-March 25
Session 3 April 1-May 6
Price: Residents/BRC Members $30; Non-residents $35 

Adult Swim Lessons

It’s never too late to learn how to swim! This class is designed for adults of all ages and levels who are ready to take the plunge and learn how to swim. Adult swim lessons are held at the indoor pool. Ages 16+

Time: 8-8:45 p.m.
Instructor: Donna
Session 1 Jan. 10-Feb. 14
Session 2 Feb. 28-April 4
Session 3 April 11-May 16

Time:8-8:45 p.m.
Instructor: Donna
Session 1 Jan. 12-Feb. 16
Session 2 March 2-April 6
Session 3 April 13-May 18

Price: 6-week session:
Residents/BRC Members $48
Non-residents                 $52

Aquatic Fitness Classes

A total body workout using a variety of quicker-paced exercises in shallow water. This class combines light aerobics with strengthening/flexibility. No swimming ability required. Ages 16+

Instructor: Bette
Time: 11 a.m. – noon
Session 1 (8 weeks) Jan. 9-March
Session 2 (8 weeks) March 13

Instructor: Kat
Time: 9:00-10:00 a.m.
        10:00-11:00 a.m.
          6:45-7:45 p.m.
Session 1: Jan. 10-March 9 (9 Weeks)
Session 2: March 14- May 4 (8 Weeks)

Price: 9-week session                                                   Price: 8-week session
Residents/BRC Members $45                                        Residents/BRC Members $40
Non-residents                 $50                                        Non-Residents                $45
Resident Seniors             $35                                        Resident Seniors            $30

Deep Water Aquacize:
This no-impact aerobics class combines a variety of toning and conditioning exercises for the ultimate workout! All exercises are done exclusively in the deep end of the pool using aquabelts to keep you afloat; no swimming ability is required. Ages 16+

Time: 10 – 11 a.m.
Instructor: Bette
Session 1 (8 weeks) Jan. 9-March 1
Session 2 (8 weeks) March 13-May 3

Time: 7-8 p.m.
Instructor: Donna
Session 1 (6 weeks) Jan. 9-Feb. 15
Session 2 (6 weeks) Feb. 27-April 5
Session 3 (6 weeks) April 10-May 17

Time: 7:00-8:00pm
Instructor: Donna
Session 1 (6 weeks) Jan. 10-Feb. 16
Session 2 (6 weeks) Feb. 28-April 6
Session 3 (6 weeks) April 11- May 18

8-week session:                                                              6-week session:
Residents/BRC Members $40                                           Residents/BRC Members  $30
Non-residents                 $45                                           Non-residents                 $35
Resident Seniors             $30                                           Resident Seniors             $24

Splish Splash Parties at the Indoor Pool

Celebrate your special day with a cool pool birthday party! Our party package includes admission for up to 25 guests (this number includes swimming and non-swimming guests) and a decorated room (balloons and tablecloths are provided) next to the pool. You may use the room for a 3-hour block that corresponds with open swim time. Room decorating and clean-up must be included in this time frame. You are welcome to bring in your own food and non-alcoholic beverages; ice is available for purchase.

Parties must be reserved at least two weeks in advance, and full payment must accompany reservations. All parties will be scheduled during open swim hours. A $25 security deposit is required in the form of a check or money order at the time of reservation.

Residents $140; Non-residents $160

Lifeguard Training

Minimum age of 15

Must swim 300 yards continuously using these strokes in the following order: 100 yards front crawl, 100 yards of breaststroke and 100 yards of either front crawl or breaststroke or a combination of both. All 300 yards must be completed using rhythmic breathing with your face in the water and a stabilizing, propellant kick.

Must swim 20 yards using a front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive to a minimum depth of 7 feet, retrieve a 10 lb. object, return to the surface, and swim back to the starting point with the object within one minute and forty seconds. While returning to the starting point, you must hold the 10lb object with both hands and keep your face above the water.

Skills testing will be held on the first day of class.

Friday (1st Day) 5-9 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Session : May 12,13,14,20, and 21

Residents $160; Non-Residents $180

Successfully completing this course does not guarantee employment, but is a critical step in becoming employed as a lifeguard at many area pools.


To register for a program or for more information
please contact the Bridgeton Recreation Center at (314) 739-5599