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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Youth Activities

 

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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Dodgeball

 

Get ready to dodge, dip and dive! Children will be divided into teams to play this fast-growing sport. (Grades 5 - 8)

Apr. 10 - May. 15

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Free Weight Orientation

 

This program teaches our young members how to properly use the equipment in the cardio and fitness center. With the help of a Certified Personal Trainer, you will learn proper lifting techniques, push/pull plans, muscle grouping and endurance along with strength training and rest and recovery techniques. Each participant will show and demonstrate how to use the equipment in the wellness center as well as performing free weight exercises prior to receiving a certificate of completion. Ages 13-15

Mar. 25 - Apr. 15 or Apr. 22 - May. 13

Cardio & circuit orientation is a prerequisite

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HiNRG

 

Kids in grades 1-4 will use their ENERGY and have FUN participating in games, obstacle courses, exercise chal- lenges, fitness circuits and more.

Apr. 11 - May 16

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Summer Kidz Kamp

 

11 weeks of swimming, crafts, field trips, special events, games and much more in a structured setting with professional staff.
Weekly rate: $99 Daily rate: $29 Ages 6 - 11
Register at the front desk. Please Call The Rec Center for more information.

June 12 - Aug. 25 Ages 6 - 11



Wado - Ryu Karate

Wado - Ryu Karate

 

Self Defense with purpose.
Self Defense with a purpose! Wado-Ryu Karate is perfect for all ages and fitness levels, focusing on disciplining the mind and body through movement training, and partner work. Wado- Ryu combines Karate, Jujitsu and Iado to provide effective "real world" self defense. More info at pawado.com or call 717-336-5882 Sensei Ernie Dunkelberger. Individual pricing includes unlimited classes per week. Family pricing includes two classes per week

Feb. 21 - Apr. 6 or Apr. 11 - May. 18 OR May. 23 - Jul. 6

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Youth Couch to 5K

 

Does your child want to learn the basics of running and completing a 5K? join our staff as they teach the fundamentals of running in a fun atmosphere. Training will include running games and incentive to help prepare their for their first 5k!

**BONUS: Free entry in the Rec's "5k Rec Race Series" on sunday, June 4 at 5pm for your last class**

Ages 7 - 12 "9 week Session"

Apr. 2 - May 28

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Youth Speed Training

 

This 5 week program will emphasis on improving athletics' running speed. Certified Personal Trainer, Dan will focus on leg strength and power with appropriate technique training to best utilize your strength and power development. Variety of drills and exercises designed for sport specific speed will be incorporated. In addition to pre/post nutritional information, stretching and active recovery. Looking to improve your speed for your upcoming sports season, then you must join this program! Ages 11 - 16

Apr. 25 - May 23

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Youth Tennis Lessons

 

Classes will help kids develop hand-eye coordination, ball tracking, racquet handling skills and stroke fundamentals. Each age group uses multi-colored tennis balls that are paced for their playing abilities. Fun game and drills are used to help kids achieve early success in tennis. Player should bring their own racquet. Classes will be held at the three tennis courts behind the Ephrata Rec at the corner of Blossom Ave. and Marie Ave.

Apr. 14 - May 5 or May 12 - Jun. 2

Ages 5 - 7, Fri. 6:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Ages 8 - 10, Fri. 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Ages 11 - 14, Fri. 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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