Troy Family Aquatic Center

 

Aquatic Center


Swim Lessons

Swim lessons are offered for:

Also available

Descriptions of classes are listed below. For current classes please see the Troy Today publication.

"Looking for a great swimming class, instructors/environment? I always recommend the Troy Family Aquatic Center. Prices are reasonable too!" - Swim Lesson Parent


Preschool Swim Lessons (6 months to 5 years)

Preschool Swim Lessons

Parent and Infant (6 months - 18 months)

Adult participation required. Introduce your child the water. Participating adults will learn holding positions, cues, safety skills, and emergency prevention.

This class is offered throughout the year only at the indoor pool only.

Parent and Tot (18 months - 3 years)

Adult participation required. This class is an extension of the Parent and Infant class.

Preschool 1 (2 ½ - 5 years)

For children ready to participate in lessons on theirown.   Basic swimming skills such asblowing bubbles, basic arm and leg movements, and water safety will be taught(formerly one fish)

Preschool 2 (2 ½ - 5 years)

Learn beginner stroke, glides, and water safety (formerlytwo fish)

Preschool 3 (2 ½ - 5 years)

Improve beginner stroke, floats, glides, introduce otherswimming strokes, and water safety (formerly red fish)

Preschool 4 (2 ½ - 5 years)

Continues to develop beginner stroke, continue learning otherstrokes, water safety, and improve endurance (formerly blue fish).  If child passes and is 5 years old, can moveto Level 2


Youth Swim Lessons (6 years and older)

Youth Swim Lessons

Level 1 (6 years and older)

Water exploration for children who have little or no experience in the water. This class will work on water safety, breath holding, arm strokes, kick and supported floats.

Level 2 (6 years and older)

Prerequisite: Must have passed Level One skills. Primary skills for children who can put their face in the water. This class will work on floats, beginner stroke and water safety.

Level 3 (6 years and older)

Prerequisite: Must have passed Level Two skills. This class will emphasize rhythmic breathing, and arm stroke and kick for front crawl and back crawl. Will introduce butterfly kick and treading water.

Level 4 (6 years and older)

Prerequisite: Must have passed Level Three skills. Stroke development for students who have earned a Level III card. This class will perfect the front and back crawl, introduce the elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke, survival float and advanced water safety.

Level 5 (6 years and older)

Prerequisite: Must have passed Level Four skills. Advanced stroke development for children who can do Level IV skills. This class will perfect front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, introduce breaststroke, sidestroke, dolphin kick and advanced water safety.

Level 6 (6 years and older)

Prerequisite: Must have passed Level Five skills. This class will focus more on perfecting al strokes and improving endurance. Will learn CPR, rescue breathing, and many other beginner lifeguarding skills.

Level 7 (6 years and older)

Prerequisite: Must have passed Level Six skills.  An introduction to swim team class that will focus on stroke perfection and endurance.

Teen/Adult Swim Lessons (13 years and older)

Beginner and advanced classes for adults and teens 13 and older that want to improve their swimming skills. Participants will be separated into groups by their ability the first day of class. Offered only at the indoor pool.


Lifeguarding

Lifeguarding

American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Course (17 years and older)

This class is for anyone 17 and older who is interested in being certified to teach the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course. Prerequisite: Must have current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certificate.

American Red Cross Lifeguard Course (15 years and older)

This class is for anyone 15 and older who is interested in learning the skills required to be a lifeguard. You will receive training in CPR, First Aid and rescue skills. You will also receive an American Red Cross Lifeguarding certificate.


   Pool & Gym Schedule   

Troy Recreation Department

3179 Livernois
Troy, MI 48083
Weather Hotline: 248.689.9756
Fitness Room Rec Offices
Mon-Thurs 5:30am-10:30pm 8am-8pm
Friday 5:30am-10pm 8am-8pm
Saturday 7am-8pm 8:30am-12:30pm
Sunday 8:30am-6pm Closed

Holiday Hours

April 18, 2014 (Good Friday)

Recreation Administration and Kids Korner Closed

Fitness Room and Gym: 5:30am-8pm

Indoor Pool: 5:45am-10am (Adult Lap Swimming/Therapy) 10am-7:30pm (Open Swim)

April 19, 2014 (Easter Sunday)

Community Center Closed

May 24, 2014 (Saturday before Memorial Day)

Recreation Administration and Kids Korner Closed

Fitness Room, Gym, Indoor Pool Open Regular Hours

May 26, 2014 (Memorial Day)

Recreation Administration and Kids Korner Closed

Fitness Room and Gym: 7am-2pm

Indoor Pool: 7:15am-10am (Adult Lap Swimming/Therapy) 10am-1:30pm (Open Swim)

July 4, 2014 (Fourth of July)

Recreation Administration and Kids Korner Closed

Fitness Room and Gym: 7am-2pm

Indoor Pool: 7:15am-10am (Adult Lap Swimming/Therapy) 10am-1:30pm (Open Swim)

July 5, 2014

Recreation Administration & Kids Korner Closed

Regular Hours for Pool, Gym and Fitness Room

August 25 - 29, 2014 (Annual Maintenance Week)

Facility Closed

August 30 & 31, 2014 Regular Hours for Fitness Room Only (Gym & Pool Closed)

September 1, 2014 (Labor Day)

Recreation Administration & Kids Korner Closed

Fitness Room and Gym: 7am-2pm

Indoor Pool: 7:15-10am (Adult Lap Swimming/Therapy) 10am-1:30pm (Open Swim)

November 27, 2014 (Thanksgiving)

Recreation Administration & Kids Korner Closed

Fitness Room and Gym: 7am-2pm

Indoor Pool: 7:15-10am (Adult Lap Swimming/Therapy) 10am-1:30pm (Open Swim)

November 28, 2014 (Friday After Thanksgiving)

Recreation Administration Closed

Kids Korner Open 8:30am-12:30pm

Fitness Room and Gym: 5:30am-10pm

Indoor Pool: 5:45am-10am (Adult Lap Swimming/Therapy) 10am-9:30pm (Open Swim)

December 24, 2014 (Christmas Eve)

Recreation Administration and Kids Korner is Closed

Fitness Room and Gym: 7am-2pm

Indoor Pool: 7:15am-10am (Adult Lap Swimming/Therapy) 10am-1:30pm (Open Swim)

December 25, 2014 (Christmas)

Community Center is Closed

December 31, 2014 (New Year's Eve)

Recreation Administration and Kids Korner is Closed

Fitness Room and Gym: 7am-6pm

Pool: 7:15am-10am (Adult Lap Swimming/Therapy) 10am-5pm (Open Swim)

New Year's Eve Family Night: 5-8:30pm

January 1, 2015 (New Year's Day)

Recreation Administration and Kids Korner is Closed

Fitness Room and Gym: 8am-8pm

Pool: 8:15am-10am (Adult Lap Swimming/Therapy) 10am-7:30pm (Open Swim)