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Monday, September 25, 2017

2017 swim programs

2017-swim-teaser

Splash, play, float or swim. Race, dive or synchronize! Find programs meeting every interest in our updated guide to the Valley’s aquatics programs.

 

Aqua-Tots Swim Schools
Locations Valleywide
aqua-tots.com
Ages 4 months and older. Water adjustment and safety skills (for ages 4-30 months),  swim lessons for ages 2½ and older, swim club and swim team. Year-round. Prices vary by location and frequency of lessons.

AquaSafe Swim School
82 W. Ray Road, Gilbert • 480-821-7946
9380 E. Bahia Drive #A104, Scottsdale • 480-425-7946
aquasafeswim.com
Ages 5 weeks and older. Parent-tot, beginning, intermediate and advanced lessons, stroke technique, swim team and water safety/survival. Free Babbles & Bubbles introductory class (ages 6 weeks-5 months with a parent). High School Prep program for ages 12 and older. Year-round.

Arizona Aqua Stars
850 N. Horne St., Mesa
602-753-7368 • azaquastars.org
Ages 6 and older. Year-round synchronized swimming.

Arizona Desert Dolphins Synchronized Swim Team
Skyline Aquatic Center, 845 S. Crismon Road, Mesa
480-695-4984 • azdolphins.com
All ages. Year-round recreational and competitive synchronized swimming teams and fitness programs that incorporate swimming skills, dance, Pilates, yoga, stretching and flexibility.

Arizona Desert Gems Synchronized Swim Classes
Glendale Community College, 6000 W. Olive Ave., Glendale
azdesertgems.org
Ages 5-15. Year-round beginning, intermediate and advanced synchronized swimming.

Arizona Swimming Gauchos
Glendale Community College Pool, 6000 W. Olive Ave. Glendale
602-824-1195 • azswimminggauchos.org
Swim team, training and practice for all ages and ability levels. Call to schedule a one-week tryout for group placement.

Aspire Kids Sports Center
50 S. Hearthstone Way, Chandler
480-820-3774 • aspirekidsports.com
Ages 4 months and older. Free Baby Otters parent/child introuctory class (ages 4-9 months), parent/tot classes (9 months-2 years), beginning, intermediate and advanced group and private lessons, swim team and water safety/survival. Year-round.

City of Apache Junction Aquatics
Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center
1091 W. Southern Ave., Apache Junction
480-983-2181 • ajcity.net/219/Aquatic-Center
Ages 6 months to adult. Parent/tot, preschool, beginning, intermediate and advanced lessons. Summer months only (May 30-Aug 3).

City of Buckeye
Buckeye Aquatic Center
530 E Monroe Ave, Buckeye
623-349-6000 • buckeyeaz.gov
Ages 6 months to adult. Parent/tot, preschool, beginner, intermediate and advanced lessons plus diving, swim team prep, high school swim clinic, junior lifeguard and adaptive lessons for individuals with physical or developmental disabilities.

City of Chandler Aquatics
6 city pools
480-782-2733 • chandleraz.gov/aquatics
Ages 6 months to adult. Parent/tot, preschool, elementary, pre-teen, teen and adult beginner and semi-private classes. Lifeguard training and junior lifeguard classes, swim team, aqua fit aerobics, regular and advanced springboard diving classes, aqua high-intensity interval training. Year-round.

City of Gilbert Aquatics
3 city pools
480-503-6206 • gilbertaz.gov/aquatics
Ages 6 months to adult. Beginning, intermediate and advanced group classes plus diving, synchronized swimming, junior guard start, lifeguard training, water safety instructor, parent/tot classes, special needs, stroke clinics, swim team and Aquacise. Saturday classes at Perry pool only. Spring/summer months only.

City of Glendale Aquatics
Foothills Aquatics Center and Rose Lane Aquatics Center
623-930-2820 • glendaleaz.com/parksandrecreation/aquatics
Ages 6 months to adult. Beginning, intermediate and advanced group, seasonal youth and group swim. Adult (ages 15 and older) private lessons, stroke technique and deep-water aerobics. Lap swim, lifeguard and water-safety instructor programs (at Foothills Aquatics Center location), swim and dive teams. Year-round hours at Foothills Aquatics Center and summer months only at Rose Lane Aquatics Center.

City of Goodyear Aquatics
Goodyear Municipal Pool, 430 E. Loma Linda Blvd.
623-882-7525 • goodyearaz.gov/aquatics
Ages 6 months to adult. Beginning, intermediate and advanced group swim classes plus diving lessons, stroke development, adult water aerobics and lifeguard certification. Goodyear Sharks competitive swim/dive teams. Summer months only.

City of Litchfield Park Aquatics
Litchfield Park Recreation Center, 100 Old Litchfield Road
623-935-9040 • litchfield-park.org
Ages 6 months to adult. Parent/tot, preschool, beginner, intermediate and advanced lessons. Lifeguard training for kids 15 and older, Guard Start program for younger aspiring lifeguards, Lagartos summer swim team. Open mid-April through Labor Day.

City of Mesa Parks and Recreation
9 city pools
480-644-4950 • mesaaz.gov/pools
Ages 6 months to adult. Beginning and intermediate group lessons plus diving, synchro, water polo, lifeguard training, parent/tot classes, stroke technique, swim team and more. Summer months only.

City of Peoria Aquatics
Sunrise, Centennial and Peoria Pools
623-773-7137 • peoriaaz.gov/aquatics
Ages 6 months to adult. Beginning, intermediate and advanced group and private lessons plus diving, lifeguard training and refresher classes, parent/tot classes, stroke technique, swim team and more. Spring/summer months only.

City of Phoenix Aquatics
29 city pools
602-534-6587 • phoenix.gov/parks/pools
Ages 3 to adult. Beginning, intermediate and advanced group lessons plus adaptive aquatics, dive team, lifeguard training, junior lifeguarding (from age 7), stroke technique, swim team, therapeutic water exercise, water aerobics and water basketball. Summer months only. Free open swim admission for community youth through the cities Kool Kids program.

City of Scottsdale Aquatics
4 city pools
480-312-7957 • scottsdaleaz.gov/sports/aquatics
Ages 6 months to adult. Beginning, intermediate and advanced group and private lessons plus diving, adult learn-to-swim and stroke refinement, lifeguard training (beginning at age 15), junior lifeguarding classes (ages 13-15), parent/tot classes, stroke technique, swim team, synchronized swimming and more. Summer months only.

City of Surprise Aquatics
Surprise Aquatic Center and Hollyhock Pool
623-222-2000 • surpriseaz.gov
Ages 6 months to adult. Beginning, intermediate and advanced group and private lessons plus lifeguard training, junior coaches program, parent/tot classes, stroke technique, adaptive swim lessons, USA Club and regular swim team. Spring/summer months only.

City of Tempe Aquatics Program
Kiwanis Wave Pool and Escalante Outdoor Pool
480-3500-5204 • tempe.gov/aquatics
Ages 8 months to adult. Beginning, intermediate and advanced group lessons plus lifeguard training, junior lifeguard training, parent/tot classes, stroke technique, swim team, synchronized swimming and more. Year-round hours at Kiwanis Recreation Center and summer months only at Escalante Community Center.

Desert Swim School
Various East Valley locations
480-461-3888 • desertswimschool.com
Ages 10 months to adult. Beginning, intermediate and advanced group and private lessons plus competitive swimming, parent/tot classes, stroke technique, swim team, water aerobics and water safety/survival. Feb/Mar through Nov.

El Mar Diving Center
2245 W Broadway Rd, Mesa
480-833-2971 • elmar.com
Ages 7-14. Snorkeling lessons by certified instructors. Year-round.

EVO Swim School
Locations in Gilbert and Queen Creek
480-404-6191 • evoswimschool.com
Toddlers to adults. Beginning, intermediate and advanced group, semi-private and private lessons plus parent/tot classes, stroke technique and swim team.

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Hubbard Family Swim School
1061 N Dobson Rd #101, Mesa
8402 W Thunderbird Rd #B103, Peoria
13832 N 32nd St, Phoenix
602-971-4044 • hubbardswim.com
Ages 8 weeks-13 years. Beginning, intermediate and advanced group, semi-private and private lessons plus free Baby Splash swim classes (ages 8 weeks-5 months), parent/tot classes, special needs, stroke technique, swim team and water safety/survival. Year-round.

Infant Swimming Resource
Valleywide • infantswim.com
Ages 6 months-6 years. Beginning private lessons plus water safety/survival and self-rescue skills. Year-round.

Kidtastics
In your home or various locations in Mesa, Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe
480-994-5437 • kidtastics.com
Ages 6 months-12 years. Beginning, intermediate and advanced group and private lessons plus parent/tot classes, aquatic survival skills, stroke technique and special needs (certified to teach children with autism). Spring/summer months only (Mar-Sept).

Kim Courtney’s Swim School/Desert Foothills Swim Club
28155 N 74th St, Scottsdale; community pools and clients’ homes in Anthem, Cave Creek, Carefree, North Phoenix and Scottsdale
480-502-2234 • kimcourtneyswim.com
Ages infants to adult. Beginning, intermediate and advanced group and private lessons plus diving, parent/tot classes, stroke technique, swim programs for developmentally delayed children, swim team and water safety/survival. Year-round.

KROC Corps Community Center
1375 E. Broadway Road, Phoenix
602-425-5000 • krocphoenix.org
Toddlers to adults. Beginning, intermediate and advanced group and private lessons plus lifeguard training, parent/tot classes, scuba, stroke technique, swim team and more. Year-round.

Melrose Makos
11424 N. 30th St., Phoenix
480-788-6344 • melrosemakos.com
All ages, year-round swim team.

Pitchfork Aquatics
ASU Polytechnic Campus Sun Devil Fitness Complex
ASU West Campus Sun Devil Fitness Complex
Mona Plummer Aquatic Center
pitchforkaquatics.org
Ages 6 months and older. The first licensee of Michael Phelps Swimming in Arizona. Group or private lessons, camps and clinics plus a year-round USA Swimming registered club team. Classes include learn-to-swim instruction, personal safety, stroke development, water sports and games, personal growth and rescue skills. May-July.

Rio Swim Club
5 East Valley locations
480-539-2660 • rioswimteam.org
Ages 9-18. Stroke technique and swim team (beginners to advanced). Year-round.

Scottsdale Aquatic Club
Cactus Park Pool, 7202 E. Cactus Road, Scottsdale
480-951-5368 • scottsdaleswim.com
Ages 5 to adult. Year-round swim team sponsored by the City of Scottsdale.

Scottsdale Synchro Arizona
McDowell Mountain Ranch Aquatic Center
480-922-0818 • scottsdalesynchro.org
Ages 6-18. Year-round competitive and recreational synchronized swimming teams.

Swim Neptune
Locations Valleywide
swimneptune.com
Ages 5-18. Year-round swim team plus diving and stroke technique. Each year takes groups of swimmers ages 8-17 to swim from Alcatraz to San Francisco.

SWIMkids USA
2725 W. Guadalupe Road, Mesa
480-820-9109 • swimkidsaz.com
Infants to adults. Beginning, intermediate and advanced group, semi-private and private lessons plus lifeguard training, parent/tot classes, stroke technique and swim team. Year-round.

Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center
12701 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale
480-483-7121 • vosjcc.org
Infants to adults. Beginning, intermediate and advanced group, semi-private and private lessons plus parent/tot classes, stroke technique, swim team, water aerobics and water safety/survival. Year-round.

Valley of the Sun YMCA Swim
Valleywide • valleyymca.org
Infants to adults. Beginning, intermediate and advanced group, semi-private and private lessons plus adaptive aquatics, diving, lifeguard training, Merit badge classes, parent/tot classes, stroke technique, swim team, water fitness and water safety/survival. Year-round. Offerings may differ by location.

Village Health Clubs & Spas
4 locations (Chandler, Phoenix and Scottsdale)
villageclubs.com
Ages 6 months to adult. Beginning, intermediate and advanced group, semi-private and private lessons plus parent/tot classes, stroke technique, swim team and water aerobics. Year-round.

Vitras Swim Club
Verrado Community Center in Buckeye and clients’ homes in the West Valley
swimvitras.com
All ages. Beginner, intermediate and advanced group and private lessons plus parent/tot classes, stroke technique, swim team and water safety/survival. Year-round.

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magazine provides resource directories as a community service and a starting place for your research. We do not independently evaluate nor do we imply endorsement by including particular organizations. If you know of additional local aquatics programs we should list, please contact us with details.

 

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