Pool Policies and Information
AQUA BARRE: This class takes traditional ballet movements and adapts them for use in the water. There will be a focus on arms, legs and core strengthening through the use of equipment and with the built-in resistance from the water.
AQUA BOOT CAMP: This is not your grandma’s workout. This class combines wall exercises, buoyancy equipment, lap swimming and high intensity aqua fitness moves to challenge the heart. Get ready for a challenging calorie burning water workout.
AQUA POWER STRETCH AND BALANCE: This class utilizes various types of stretching are explored with movements taken from Ballet, Yoga, Barre, and general fitness providing range of motion and balance challenges.
CLUB 60: This class utilizes movements with standing and floor exercises. Stay fit with low impact aerobics, strength and conditioning utilizing a variety of equipment, followed by a gentle stretch section. Perfect for those who want to keep moving with low impact options.
DEEP INTERVALS: Through the use of a flotation belt, this workout uses intervals of work and rest to increase cardiovascular fitness and muscular strength. This class focuses on burning calories and improving your fitness level using timed intervals. It is a challenging workout for both new and seasoned exercisers.
DEEP WATER: Through the use of a flotation belt, this workout includes strength, endurance, range of motion, cardio exercises, and stretching at the end of class. The instructor may also incorporate the use of other equipment for added strength training. A great workout for people who have joint problems.
DIAPERS: Children who are not toilet trained must wear a swim diaper in the pool. These may be purchased at the Member Services desk.
EQUIPMENT: JCC’s kickboards and pull buoys are to be used by lap swimmers and for instructional purposes only. Please help us maintain and preserve our equipment by returning them to the designated shelves.
FLOTATION DEVICES: If a child requires a flotation device to swim, then a responsible adult must be within arm’s reach of the child at all times.
ILLNESS: Any swimmer experiencing illness or recently getting over illness, especially in the case of diarrhea, is asked to refrain from swimming for at least 2 weeks. Failure to do so can cause the spread of dangerous pathogens such as: cryptosporidium, e. coli, giardia, shigella, and norovirus.
LAP SWIM: Lap swimming is considered to be continuous swimming lengthwise, and is available only during designated times. Children may lap swim providing they are adhering to these guidelines and, if necessary, accompanied by a responsible adult.
LAP POOL LENGTH CONVERSIONS:
1 LENGTH OF THE POOL = 25 YARDS
1/2 MILE = 880 YARDS OR 35.2 LENGTHS OF THE POOL
1 MILE – 1760 YARDS OR 70.4 LENGTHS OF THE POOL
OPEN SWIM: Open swim is available to members of the facility and guests of members only. Certain areas of the Bizer Family Recreational pool may be reserved for programming.
PERSONAL EXERCISE: Personal exercise is working out in the pool without swimming laps.
WATER BLAST: This is a high-energy shallow water aqua fitness class designed to blast the calories and crank up the metabolism. Using cardio and strength movements, you can achieve these movements without the strain land classes may cause on your body.
Swim lessons or instruction of any kind must be provided by a JCC staff member.
*All aqua fitness classes require a reservation.
**The Yarmuth Aquatic Center schedules will remain consistent; however, it is subject to change for programs.
For more information, on schedules, programming, and swim lessons, please contact our Aquatics staff.
Johnny Kimberlin, Aquatics Director
Laura Valentine, Assistant Aquatics Director
Chloe Falbo, Swim School Coordinator