Ephrata Rec Center


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Rec Center Hours:
Mon - Fri........ *5:00am - 9:00pm
*Business Office and Pool open at 6:00am
Saturday ........... 8:00am - 8:00pm
Sunday ............. 10:00am - 6:00pm

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Swim Lessons

 

Adult Swim Lessons

 

Friendly, patient instructors will help you master beginner and advanced swimming skills needed to enjoy water activities safely.

Mar. 22 - May. 10

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American Red Cross Lifeguarding - Review Course

 

Review class must pass pre-screening and present current, valid Lifeguard Certification to instructor at registration.

Sunday Apr. 2, 23, and 30

Class #1: Sun. Apr. 2 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Class #3: Sun. Apr. 23 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Class #4: Sun. Apr. 30 12:00p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

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ARC Lifeguarding - Full Course

 

Required for anyone age 15 (must be 15 by last day of class) or older wishing to become a certified lifeguard. A skills pre-test is required to take this course. Attendance at all sessions is mandatory

Class #1: Sun. Apr. 2 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Class #2: Sun. Apr. 9 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Class #3: Sun. Apr 23 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Class #4: Sun. Apr 30 12:00p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Price includes a $25 non-refundable registration fee Price does not include a $35 American Red Cross elearning fee. (Paid directly to ARC) Students must pre-register for this on the ARC website prior to beginning class.

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Competitive Spring Series Clinics (Beginner)

 

Get ahead and stay ahead of the competition this spring with the Recís four week pre-season competitive swim clinics. The pre-season splash will combine instruction through drills, conditioning and refinement in all four competitive strokes, starts and turns. Clinics will be conducted by the Ephrata Tidal Waves coaching staff.

(must be able to swim 1 length of free & back)

April 24 - May 21

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Competitive Spring Series Clinics (High School)

 

Get ahead and stay ahead of the competition this spring with the Recís four week pre-season competitive swim clinics. The pre-season splash will combine instruction through drills, conditioning and refinement in all four competitive strokes, starts and turns. Clinics will be conducted by the Ephrata Tidal Waves coaching staff.

April 24 - May 21

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Competitive Spring Series Clinics (Intermediate)

 

Get ahead and stay ahead of the competition this spring with the Recís four week pre-season competitive swim clinics. The pre-season splash will combine instruction through drills, conditioning and refinement in all four competitive strokes, starts and turns. Clinics will be conducted by the Ephrata Tidal Waves coaching staff.

(must be able to swim 1 length of free & back)

April 24 - May 21

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Competitive Spring Series Clinics (Sunday Mornings)

 

Get ahead and stay ahead of the competition this spring with the Recís four week pre-season competitive swim clinics. The pre-season splash will combine instruction through drills, conditioning and refinement in all four competitive strokes, starts and turns. Clinics will be conducted by the Ephrata Tidal Waves coaching staff.

(must be able to swim 1 length of free & back)

April 24 - May 21

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Girl Scout & Boy Scout Badge Work

 

Troop leaders may bring in their group to earn their badge! Water safety, boating, swimming and more! Fee varies upon group instruction. Contact Cindy at 738-1167 x112 for more information and to set up a time.



 

Little Ripplers

 

A "pre team" clinic for future competitive swimmers age 3 to 5. Ripplers will learn beginning fundamentals of the four competitive strokes in this fun, non-competitive class. *Children must be able to swim 10 yards unassisted.

Apr. 26 - May 17
Wed. 4:15 p.m. - 5 p.m.

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Pre School Swim Classes

 

For a list of PreSchool Swim Classes, click here.


 

Private Swim Lessons

 

Private & Semi-Private Swim Lessons are available. Contact Cindy Drob at 738-1167 EXT 112

Prices for private lessons (Price is PER person)
Members: $22/half hour -$125 (6 pack) save $7
Non-members: $32/half hour -$185 (6 pack) save $7


Prices for semi-private lessons (Price is PER person)
Members $20/half hour $110 (six pack) Save $10
Non-members $25/half hour $140 (six pack) Save $10



 

Youth Swim Lessons

 

Learn to swim safely and correctly in a learn-to-swim class. Lessons are taught by qualified Water Safety Instructors along with trained aides. Classes include safety skills, and endurance work along with swimming skills. For ages 6 - 14.

Minnow (Level 1): For beginner swimmers and includes submerging head, floating and intro to freestyle and backstroke.


Guppy (Level 2): Stroke Development Builds on skills learned in Minnow and begin treading water, rotary breathing and elementary backstroke.


Sunfish (Level 3): Stroke Improvement - freestyle, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, beginning breaststroke and butterfly kick.


Shark (suitable for Levels 4, 5 and 6):Refine sidestroke, breaststroke and butterfly; Increase endurance and learn proper turns.

Mar. 20 - May. 14

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