Aquatics Blog

Xciting Programs

Aquatic programs don’t have to be dull and boring. Check out the list we compiled of some “oldie, but goodie” programs, as well as some new exciting programs to keep your guests engaged and enjoying your facility all year long!

  • Lessons – Standardized swim lesson program for all ages
  • Swim Team – Year-round or summer league with opportunity for off-season workouts
  • Lifeguard – Lifeguard certification course
  • Junior Lifeguard – Lifeguard course for ages 12-15 to prepare them for lifeguard certification at age 16
  • Water Polo – Intro to water polo class to teach basics
  • SCUBA – Rent deep end to local scuba organization
  • Kayak – Provide intro to kayak lessons
  • Aerobics – Shallow/deep water fitness courses with specialty classes for seniors
  • Aqua Core & Cardio - Shallow and deep water, strength for abs, arms, legs and back
  • Aquatic Core Express – Abs workout in 20 minutes
  • Aquatic Fusion – Combining cardio, strength, abdominal & yoga training
  • Masters Swimming – US Masters Swimming Club
  • Triathlons – Triathlon events and training practices for triathletes
  • Dog Swim – End of summer day for owners and their dogs
  • Fun and Fit – Low impact cardio and toning
  • Flow and Flex -  Low impact aerobics with specific exercises to improve range of motion, increase flexibility, and endurance
  • Gut Buster – High intensity cardio and plyometric using resistance bands in
  • Cardio Challenge -  High resistance workout with low-moderate cardio, building strength, endurance & core.
  • Camps – Weeklong camps emphasizing water safety, water skills, outside games and arts and crafts
  • Egg Hunt – In-water Easter egg hunt the Saturday before Easter for ages 3-10
  • Super Family Sundays – Plan family friendly events on Sunday afternoons
  • VIP Night – Invite facility members for special nights where they get the pools all to themselves
  • Dive-In Movies – Buy a projector and screen and show a movie on the side of the pool while guests float in tubes and enjoy the show
  • Friday Night Lights – Facility open later than normal on Friday nights
  • Theme Night – Pick a theme (pirate, Spiderman, superheroes, etc.) and hand out goodies, discount admission, etc.
  • Christmas in July – Christmas themed party at your facility in the middle of summer
  • Tiny Tot Time – Open the park for early bird hours for kids and families with children 7-under
  • Luau – Plan a Hawaiian-themed Luau
  • Family Float – Allow your guests to bring in outside floatables for a fun day at the pool
  • Floating Recycled Boat Race – Encourage guests to make a boat our of recycled materials and see if it floats
  • Swim Smart Party – Emphasis on safe water practices during open swim, stations to emphasize key points
  • Shark Week – Shark-themed games and goodies and end the night with dive-in movie (Jaws, Finding Nemo, etc.)
  • Shrimpie Saturdays – Special early morning swim time for kids 7 and under
  • Anniversary Celebration/Birthday Bash – Annual day celebrating facility opening with original admission prices
  • Back to School Bash – Special event the week before school starts with school supply giveaways and reduced admission cost
  • Pirate Night – Pirate-themed swim night with giveaways, reduced admission, dive-in pirate movie
  • Aquathon – Triathlon without the bike! 800m swim followed by 5k run (Splash and Dash, Soak and Scamper)
  • Underwater Hockey - The game is played on the bottom of the pool where players use a short stick to push a puck around their opponents to score goals at either end of the pool
  • Not Your Mother’s Aqua Aerobics – Gentle, yet intense!

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