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TITLE: ABCs of Deep Water Training (13-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: Deep water Aquatic Boot Camp (ABC) is a fast-paced, deep-water workout that targets cardio and core. Build strength, agility and balance while maximizing deep-water resistance by using aqua equipment. This high-intensity class uses a variety of equipment to target all muscle groups and combines short bursts using different movements as well as longer durations to build endurance. Prerequisite: can swim 25 yards continuously and confidently without stopping and can tread water for one minute without flotation assistance.

TITLE: Advanced Deep Water Exercise (13-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Students must be able to swim 25 yards continuously. An excellent full-body workout that is more intense than the Deep-Water Exercise class. This class is for the experienced deep water exerciser looking for a more challenging workout.

TITLE: Advanced Lap Swim (13-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: The ultimate swimming workout that helps students refine strokes to increase efficiency, endurance and swim distance. Students are taught how to adjust their personal workout to keep interest and gradually increase their workout to make it more challenging.

TITLE: Advanced Water Aerobics (13-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: This high-energy, cardio-intensive class uses water resistance to give you maximum fitness benefits. This program is for the experienced water aerobics student who wants a more intense workout and for anyone who wants to cross-train or enhance overall fitness.

TITLE: Aerobic Water Exercise (13-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: This shallow-water class provides cardiovascular workout and increases muscle tone, strength and endurance.

TITLE: American Red Cross Lifeguard Trg 15+
DESCRIPTION: This course is for the person who wants to be a lifeguard at a community pool. Skills and knowledge necessary to respond to aquatic emergencies, including first aid and CPR for the professional rescuer are covered. Students must be at least 15 years old before course completion (no exceptions). Must be able to swim 300 yards continuously using front crawl or breaststroke; swim 20 yards, dive 7-10 feet, retrieve 10 pound brick, surface and then swim 20 yards back to starting point and exit the water without use of ladder or stairs; tread water two minutes. Students who pass the class receive a certificate valid for two years. Note: This program does not qualify you to be a lifeguard for the Park Authority. For information about becoming a Park Authority lifeguard call 703-324-8548.

TITLE: American Red Cross Lifeguard Trng Review
DESCRIPTION: Don't let your American Red Cross (ARC) Lifeguard certificate expire. This 20-hour course renews your certificates for Lifeguarding, CPR and First Aid. The fee does not include textbook. Bring the ARC Lifeguard Training textbook to class or purchase one at the site for an additional fee. Prerequisites: Must have an unexpired ARC Lifeguard Training certificate. If certificate is expired, student must register for the full Lifeguard Training course. Must be able to swim 300 yards continuously, and swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke; dive 7-10 feet and retrieve a 10 pound object, return to surface and swim 20 yards back to starting point and exit the water without use of ladder or stairs. Class renews Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR certificate for two years.

TITLE: Aqua Fit and Tone (13-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: This low-impact and low-intensity workout is taught in shallow water. You increase muscular endurance while you tone muscles and improve flexibility.

TITLE: Aqua Get Fit (13-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: This class focuses on building strength, balance, and endurance using the water's buoyancy and support. Designed for those new to water exercise or those looking for a new fitness opportunity, this fun-filled class focuses on using aqua fitness to progress individual health goals.

TITLE: Aqua Zumba (13-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: Zumba in the water incorporates dance themes combined with dynamic music to make your exercise experience feel more like a party. Join the fun and let the party begin!

TITLE: Aquatic Facility Operator (Adults)
DESCRIPTION: (Adults) The Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) program is designed for pool operators and aquatic facility management staff. This comprehensive course covers all key components of swimming pool operations, mechanical systems, chemicals and risk management. Certification can be achieved by passing the 50-question, AFO Certification examination with a score of seventy-eight percent (78%) or better. Certification is valid for 5 years. The AFO course is a two-day, instructor-led training that includes the exam on the second day. Candidates will receive the AFO manual to review prior to the course start.

TITLE: Arthritis Deep Water Exercise (13-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Students must be able to swim at least 25 yards continuously. Deep water exercise can increase muscle strength, endurance and cardiovascular fitness. Exercises also provides a challenge for alignment and posture, balance and coordinated movement. All students wear a flotation device.

TITLE: Arthritis Water Exercise (13-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: Shallow-water exercises using water's buoyancy and resistance helps improve your overall range of motion, joint mobility and muscle strength. While this class is designed for students with arthritis, it is open to those who have other physical limitations.

TITLE: Baby & Me Swim (6 mos.-18 mos.)
DESCRIPTION: Register your baby for this parent-and-child class designed for babies and their parent(s), or other favorite adult who want to learn water adjustment and other aquatic skills together in a fun environment. Learn how to enter and exit the water in a safe manner, feel comfortable in the water and explore submerging to the mouth, nose and eyes. Explore buoyancy on front and back, change body position and learn safety information. Two adults may participate with each child. Babies must wear tight-fitting swim diaper and plastic pants under bathing suit.

TITLE: Butterfly & Breaststroke Clinic I 6-14yr
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Ability to demonstrate arm and leg actions for both breaststroke and butterfly for six yards. Class emphasizes developing arm and leg actions for these strokes while coordinating timing and breathing. Starts and turns for these strokes are introduced.

TITLE: Butterfly & Breaststroke Clinic II 7-18
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Ability to swim 15 yds. of butterfly and breaststroke with breathing technique. Clinic emphasizes refining butterfly and breaststroke to increase efficiency and swimming distances. Starts and turns for these stokes are reviewed.

TITLE: Deep Water Exercise (13-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Students must be able to swim 25 yards continuously. Take the plunge for a no-impact workout. You use a variety of deep water exercises and running techniques to get the maximum benefit from water's natural resistance.

TITLE: Deep Water Hydro Pilates (13-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Students must be able to swim 25 yards continuously. Take the plunge for a workout that is no impact. Use Pilates moves in the deep water to help you increase your range of motion, challenge and strengthen core stability and control and build abdominal and back strength, flexibility and muscle tone.

TITLE: Freestyle & Backstroke Clinic I 6-14 yrs
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Ability to swim freestyle and backstroke 15 yards using arm and leg action. Class emphasizes developing backstroke elements using arm and leg actions while implementing breathing techniques. Starts and turns for these strokes are introduced.

TITLE: Freestyle & Backstroke Clinic II 7-18 yr
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Ability to swim 25 yds. freestyle with side breathing and backstroke. Clinic emphasizes refining freestyle and backstrokes using drills to increase stroke proficiency. Starts and turns for these strokes are also reviewed.

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