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Featured programs at Bob Bahan Aquatic & Fitness Centre

The featured programs below are just a few of the many great classes available at Bob Bahan Aquatic & Fitness Centre. For information about additional programs and classes, please view our Online Recreation Program Guide. To find featured programs at other locations, check Recreation's featured programs.

Last Updated: Monday September 26, 2016 3:50:49 AM

Featured programs
Junior Lifesaving Club - Check details and register
This program provides high activity challenges in an energetic learning environment in the pool and on the deck. Youth are developing skills in swimming, lifesaving, fitness, knowledge, leadership, and teamwork. Community involvement and competition can also be part of the program. Prerequisite: swim 25 metres and tread water 2 minutes. Age Group: 6-17 Years
Learn To Swim 2 - Check details and register
This program is designed specifically for adults and adolescents with some previous swimming experience. Students learn to swim for fun and fitness through a flexible program. The instructor works toward meeting individual needs and interests. Age Group: 12 Years and Over
Swim for Life - Parent & Tot 1,2 &3 - Check details and register
Parent & Tot is aimed at children from 6 months to 3 years and their parents. Based on the principal of 'Within Arms' Reach', Parent & Tot focuses on close playful interaction and shared fun between child, parent and the water. Age Group: 0-17 Years + Adult
Swim for Life - Swimmer 5 - Check details and register
Shallow dives and tuck jumps (cannonball) are the entries into the water practised at this level. These swimmers will master back somersaults in the water, stationary eggbeater kick, head up front crawl and breaststroke. Interval training and sprints for front and back crawl are the fitness components. Prerequisite: Swim for Life - Swimmer 4. Age Group: 6-17 Years
Swim for Life - Swimmer 6 - Check details and register
Stride entry and compact jumps into deep water are introduced. Swimmers are treading water legs only using a lifesaving kick such as eggbeater and scissor kick. They will easily accomplish a 300 m workout with their effective strokes for front crawl, back crawl and/or breaststroke. Swimmer 6 graduates will be well prepared for success in the Canadian Swim Patrol awards. Prerequisite: Swim for Life - Swimmer 5. Age Group: 6-17 Years
Swim Patrol (Rookie, Ranger, Star) - Check details and register
Swim Patrol is a pre-Bronze modular program which focuses on 3 major themes: water proficiency, first aid skills and recognition & rescue. Skill items range from time swims, endurance swims, swimming with clothes, Water Smart® behavior, rescue skills and performing first aid. Age Group: 6-17 Years