Programming

To register for aquatics programs, you may  register online, stop in to the Athens Community Center, or call us at 740-592-3325.

View our full 2021 aquatics programs brochure HERE.

Junior Lifeguard Program

Session 1: July 5—July 8

Session 2: TBD

Times:    8:00am-1:00pm

Cost:        $60.00

This program gives area youth, ages 13-17 an opportunity to develop leadership skills, water safety skills, first-aid, CPR, water rescue techniques, and other lifeguard related topics. This valuable experience builds self-confidence, prepares students for future employment as a Professional Lifeguard, and most importantly provides job related skills needed for any profession . This program is NOT designed to become certified in Lifeguarding. At the completion of the course, participants will be certified in American Red Cross CPR/First-Aid. This course will be led by the Pool Manager and Head Lifeguard. Course is limited to 10 participants

Aqua Tots - Parent and Child Aquatics
This is a water exploration class for tots accompanied by a parent/or guardian. The instructor will lead swimmers through water games and activities designed to help them become comfortable in the water. No skill prerequisites, however, they must be at least 6 months to 2 years old. Must be accompanied in the water by a parent/or guardian at all times. No makeup days will be offered. You may only sign up for one session at a time, per person.

Session 1: June 22 - July 15

Session 2: July 20 - August 12

Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00am - 11:35am

Cost: $35/child per session 

Adaptive Aquatics
These group lessons are for children of all ages with disabilities. Children with any level of experience are welcome to participate. These lessons will focus on water safety and basic aquatic skills. Instructors will work with children who are reluctant to enter or submerge in the water, who need to learn basic water safety, and who want to learn beginner swimming skills. Participants will need to enroll in this class, no drop-in fees as in previous years. No makeup days offer. You may sign up for both sessions.

Session 1: June 22 - July 15 

Session 2: July 20 - August 12

Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00am - 11:45am

Cost: $35/child per session

For questions, please email us at athensparks&rec@ci.athens.oh.us or call us at 740-592-3325.