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Spring 2015 Swim Lessons / Water Fitness / Special Events www.parkandrec.com/aquatics

Mecklenburg County Park & Recreation

Ray’s Building A Bright Future!

Early Childhood Sponge Painting—Ages 2 years to 6 years Ray’s Splash Planet

Children have the opportunity to paint with various sponges and objects while they explore the world of art! Please dress appropriately for painting activities. This program includes an hour and a half of swimming after the program concludes from 1:30 p.m.– 3:00 p.m. Please be sure to bring swim wear and a towel! Parent participation is required at all times during this program.

Fitness Center We are excited to announce to you that our Fitness Only Membership prices are at an all-time low! We want you to keep up on your New Year’s Resolution and get fit for the new year! Come by and sign up today!

***Parents MUST be in the water with their children at all times*** ***Preregistration is required***

Day

Time

Location

Date

Code

FEE*

Tues.

1pm-3pm

RSP

Mar 17

24115

$4.00*

Tues.

1pm-3pm

RSP

May 12

24117

$4.00*

STORY TIME—Ages 2 years to 6 years American Elite Martial Arts Ages 4+ Fee: $7.00 per session Day: Wednesdays Time: 6:00-8:00pm (1 hr class) March 4th Ongoing American Elite Martial Arts provides participants as young as 4 years old an opportunity to learn self-control, integrity, respect, confidence through martial arts. Sensei Jarrod holds three black belts, and has taught classes and competed in tournaments around the Carolina’s. Registration is $10 and includes a T-shirt, and weekly classes are only $7.00! Registration will be in Ray’s Splash Planet Gymnasium on February 25th from 6:00 -8:00pm or call 704-226 –0849 for more information. Class begins March 4th!

Children will hear a themed story and make a related craft. This program includes an hour and a half of swimming after the program concludes. Please be sure to bring swim wear and a towel! Parent participation is required at all times during this program. ***Parents MUST be in the water with their children at all times*** ***Preregistration is required***

Day

Time

Location

Date

Code

FEE*

Tuesday 1pm-3pm

RSP

Apr 28

24104

$4.00*

Friday

RSP

May 29

24111

$4.00*

10am-12:30 pm

Spring Break Camp—Ages 6-12 Ray’s Spring Camp will offer a variety of activities to keep children moving and engaged. Fun activities may include sports, games, social time, fitness, arts & crafts, swimming and much more. Children must provide their own lunch, two snacks, swim wear and towel daily. Children must also wear athletic shoes daily. ***Pre-Registration is Required***

Session

Dates

Time

Location

Code

FEE

Session 1

Mar 30-Apr 3

8am-6pm

RSP

23456

$100

Session 2

April 6-10

8am-6pm

RSP

23457

$100

*Swimming portion of programs include - 1 adult swimmer at no charge with registration

Spring 2015 Swim Lessons / Water Fitness / Special Events RSP:704.432.4729

www.parkandrec.com/aquatics

215 N. Sycamore St, Charlotte, NC

Mecklenburg County Park & Recreation

Swim Lessons Fees:

T / Th Mar 3-26 $80 $64

T / Th May 5-28 Public $80 Member $64 *Preregistration required for free swim lessons. See the bottom page for details/eligibility.

STARFISH SWIM SCHOOL—PRESCHOOL—Ages 3-5 Tu / Th 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 23280 Sat 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. (30 minute lessons)

T / Th Apr 14-30 $60 $48

Sat Mar 7-28 FREE* FREE*

Sat Sat April 11-28 May 2-30 FREE* FREE* FREE* FREE

Beginner Class 23283

23284 *must go through lottery process

STARFISH SWIM SCHOOL—ELEMENTARY/PRIMARY—Ages 6-13 T / Th 6:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. 23285 23286 Sat 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. (30 minute lessons)

Beginner Class 23287 *must go through lottery process

Home School Thursday's

Parent and Tot / Meet & Greet Dates: March 9, 23; April 20; May 4, 18 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.* Cost: $3 for toddlers 0-5 (Mom/Dad are Free, all infants and toddlers are $3 with the program) Additional guests will be charged general admission fees, other coupons and/or discounts may not be applied. This will be not be offered on a CMS no school day and/or when other programs occur.

Dates: March 5, 19, 26; April 2, 16, 23, 30; May 7, 14, 21, 28 Time: 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.* Cost: $4 per child, $2 per adult, $3 dry ticket *Program swim time ends promptly at 3:00 p.m. **Dates subject to change at management discretion

*Program swim time ends promptly at 3:00 p.m.

Water Fitness: Senior Aerobics Club—Seniors 55+ can join us for

Personal Training and Group Fitness Classes—It’s never

gentle water movement in shallow water with beach entry. This is a free program that is offered year-round. Contact Jody Corum: 704-432-1141 for more information. *Club does not meet on CMS no school days. Dates: M / W* Time: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Cost: Free

too early to start prepping for summer! Come on in and join a class or sign up for personal training from one of our certified instructors.

Ray’s Splash Planet Open Gym—Join us at Rays for open gym! Dates and times vary, so please contact us at 704-432-4729 for upcoming dates. Multiple Family Days (9 & up) and Adult Gym (16 and up) will be offered, so come on out and get ready for basketball season, or prove that you’ve still got it! ID required to play. Fee: $2.00 per person for ages 18+

Free Swim lessons will be offered in monthly sessions and will take place on Saturday mornings. Dates

for March will run March 7, 14, 21, 28. Dates for the April will run April 11, 18, 25. Dates for May will run May 2, 9, 16, 30. Lessons will continue throughout the

Under Water Easter Egg Hunt

year and be posted in future Aquatics Program Guides. Families interested in participating in the free swim lessons are required to attend a Pre-

Registration Event for the are on Ray’s Splash Planet, please call for the next registration event. Families will submit their registrations between 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. for the

Join Ray’s Splash Planet for their annual Easter Egg Hunt in the water! Kids can jump in and hunt as many eggs as possible in the shallow water. Admission includes swimming. Fee: Standard Admission will Apply. Additional guests will be charged admission fees, other coupons and/or discounts may not be applied.

preregistration event. Applications will not be accepted after 6:30 p.m. on the day of the event. Public lottery will be conducted for all

Date: March 27, 2015

Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Egg hunts will be split in age groups 0-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12 (younger ages will go first). Egg hunt starts at 6:30 p.m.

pre-registered participants.

Spring 2015 Swim Lessons / Water Fitness / Special Events RSP:704.432.4729

www.parkandrec.com/aquatics

215 N. Sycamore St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Mecklenburg County Park & Recreation

Swim Lessons Fees:

Public Member

M/W Mar 2-April 1 $100 $80

M/W Apr 13-29 $60 $48

M/W Sat May 4-27 Apr 11-May 2 $60 $40 $48 $32 *no class 5/13, 5/25

STARBABIES / STARTOTS—Ages 6 mo - 35 mo Parent/Tot Class Sat 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. (6 mo to 17 mo) Sat 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (18 mo to 35 mo)

22401 22403

STARFISH SWIM SCHOOL—PRESCHOOL—Ages 3-5 Beginner Class M/W 5:00-5:30 p.m. 22406 22411 M/W 6:00-6:30 p.m. 22407 22412 M/W 6:30-7:00 p.m. 22409 22413 M/W 7:00-7:30 p.m. 22410 22414 Sat 9:00-9:30 a.m. Sat 9:30-10:00 a.m. Sat 10:00-10:30am

23295 23296 23297 23298 22415 22416 22417

STARFISH STROKE SCHOOL—PRESCHOOL—Ages 3-5 Intermediate Class M/W 5:30-6:00 p.m. 22418 22419 Sat 10:30-11:00am

23299 22420

STARFISH SWIM SCHOOL—ELEMENTARY / PRIMARY—Ages 6-13 Beginner Class M/W 5:30-6:15 p.m. 22421 22423 23300 M/W 7:00-7:45 p.m. 22422 22424 23301 Sat 9:00-9:45 a.m. Sat 10:30-11:15 a.m.

22425 22426

STARFISH STROKE SCHOOL—ELEMENTARY / PRIMARY—Ages 6-13 Intermediate Class M/W 6:15-7:00 p.m. 22427 22428 23302 Sat 9:45-10:30 a.m.

22429

STARFISH SWIM SCHOOL—TEEN/ADULT—Ages 13 and up Beginner Class M/W 6:15-7:00 p.m. 22430 22431 Sat 9:15-10:00 a.m.

22432

STARFISH STROKE SCHOOL—TEEN/ADULT—Ages 13 and up Intermediate Class M/W 7:00-7:45 p.m. 22433 22434

23304

The Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center will close for renovations on June 1, 2015. The project is expected to last one year. The aquatic center opened in 1991 as the area’s only 50M indoor pool. The project was approved in the 2008 bond. Proposed renovations include: renovate and expand lobby, renovate and expand fitness area, new family locker rooms, renovate existing men’s and women’s locker rooms, new bleachers, renovate 50M and warm pools which include new deck and finishes, new trench drain, new filtration system, new pool surfaces and flooring, new diving boards and starting blocks, new bulkheads in 50M pool, upgraded gutter system.

23306

Spring 2015 Swim Lessons / Water Fitness / Special Events MCAC: 704.336.DIVE (3483)

www.parkandrec.com/aquatics

800 Martin Luther King Jr. Bvd., Charlotte, NC 28202

Mecklenburg County Park & Recreation

Water Fitness

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Mar 2-Apr 2

Apr 6-May 1

May 4-29

No Class: 3/20, 3/26-27

Fees:

Mon/Wed/Fri Tue/Thu

No class: 5/8, 5/13-15, 5/25

$48/$36 $36/$27

$48/$36 $32/$24

HYDROMANIA—Moderate-High Intensity

$32/$24 $28/$21 SHALLOW WATER

All over body toning and cardiovascular workout. Since each participant works at their own pace, this class is great for beginner to the most advanced fitness level. M/W/F 5:30-6:30 p.m. 24199 24200 24201 T/Th 6:00-7:00 p.m. 24198 24202 24203

EASY DOES IT—Beginner-Moderate Intensity

SHALLOW WATER

A low-level, low impact exercise class. Activities include water walking, aerobic exercise to build cardiovascular endurance and range of motion classes. M/W/F 11:30-12:30 p.m. 24204 24223 24218

ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION—Beginner Intensity

SHALLOW WATER

Gentle stretches and range-of-motion exercises keep tender joints mobile. The buoyancy of the water assists movements, while the resistance strengthens muscles that support joints. A physicians release is required to participate. T/Th 11:00-12:00 p.m. 24224 24225 24226

Rodney’s Great Kids Triathlon Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. Registration begins March 1, 2015

Register your kids for the 18th annual Rodney’s Great Kids Triathlon! Open to kids 18 and under, this fun event allows children to challenge themselves and discover their true stamina in swimming, biking, and running. Entry fee is only $20.00 before April 10th and $25.00 after. Register in person at the Aquatic Center in uptown Charlotte or mail in completed registration for to Rodney Sellars/ RGKT, Aquatic Center, 800 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28202. For more information, or to have a registration form mailed to you, call

Water Polo Wednesday’s Dates: *March 4 - May 27 (Wednesday’s)

Time: 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Cost: $5.00 Open water polo every Wednesday night in the Winter *No match 5/13

704-336-3483 Sorry, online registration is not available for this event.

Kayak Roll Thursday’s Dates: March 5 - May 28 (Thursday’s) Time: 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Cost: $5.00 Open water polo every Thursday night in the Winter *Kayak is not provided, *no class 3/26, 5/14

Register One of Three Ways

(excludes free swim lessons)

Registration is required for most programs whether or not there is a fee. Select from one of these options:

CLICK on Eparks at: https://apm.activecommunities.com/mecklenburgparks CALL any of our aquatic facilities with the phone numbers listed throughout this guide. COME to the location where the program is offered. Addresses are listed throughout this guide. Phone and web registrations requires payment with Visa or MasterCard only.

Spring 2015 Swim Lessons / Water Fitness / Special Events MCAC: 704.336.DIVE (3483) www.parkandrec.com/aquatics

800 Martin Luther King Jr. Bvd., Charlotte, NC 28202

Mecklenburg County Park & Recreation

Swim Lessons Fees:

Public Member

*3/2-4/2 $100 $80

2days / week classes 4/13-5/1 5/4-21 $60 $60 $48 $48

5/27-6/11 $50 $40

3/7-28 $40 $32

Saturday Lessons 4/11-25 5/2-16 5/30-6/13 $30 $30 $30 $24 $24 $24

*No class 1/19

5 weeks

3 weeks

3 weeks

4 weeks

3 weeks

3 weeks

STARBABIES / STARTOTS—Ages 6 mo-36 mo Sat 10:00 - 10:30 a.m. (6 mo to 18 mo) Sat 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. (19 mo to 35 mo)

Parent/Tot Class

STARFISH SWIM SCHOOL—PRESCHOOL—Ages 3-5 T/Th 5:30 - 6:00 p.m. 22797 22801 M/W 6:15-6:45 p.m. 22798 22802 T/Th 6:00-6:30 p.m. 22799 22803 M/W 6:45-7:15 p.m. 22800 22804 Sat 9:00-9:30 a.m. Sat 9:30-10:00 a.m. Sat 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Beginner Class

STARFISH STROKE SCHOOL—PRESCHOOL—Ages 3-5 M/W 5:45-6:15 p.m. 22774 22776 T/Th 6:30-7:00 p.m. 22775 22777 Sat 11:00-10:30 a.m.

22756 22758

23680 23683 23685 23688

22757 22760

3 weeks

3 weeks

22907 22909

23504 23502

23521 23524 23655

23522 23526 23657

23681 23684 23686 23690 22794 22795 22796

22805 22806 22807

Intermediate / Advanced

23697 23699

STARFISH SWIM SCHOOL—ELEMENTARY / PRIMARY—Ages 6-13 T/Th 4:45-5:30 p.m. 22788 22790 23509 M/W 6:30-7:15 p.m. 22789 22791 23511 Sat 9:15-10:00 a.m. Sat 10:30-11:15 a.m. Sat 12:00-12:45 p.m. STARFISH STROKE SCHOOL—ELEMENTARY / PRIMARY—Ages 6-13 T/Th 5:30-6:15 p.m. 22765 22766 23707 M/W 5:45-6:30 p.m. 22771 22772 23709 T/Th 6:15-7:00 p.m. 22762 22763 23711 Sat 8:30-9:15 a.m. (White-Red Level) Sat 11:30-12:15 a.m. (Yellow-Green Levels) Sat 11:15-12:00 p.m. (All Color Levels) STARFISH SWIM SCHOOL—TEEN/ADULT—Ages 14 and up M/W 7:15-8:00 p.m. 22779 22780 23470 Sat 8:15-9:00 a.m. STARFISH STROKE SCHOOL—TEEN/ADULT—Ages 14 and up M/W 7:15-8:00 p.m. 22783 22784 23488 Sat 12:15-1:00 p.m.

23698 23700 22759

22761

22911

23503

23517 23513 23519

23518 23514 23520

Beginner Class

23510 23512 23515 22786 22787

23516 22792 22793

Intermediate / Advanced

23708 23710 23712

(White-Red Levels) (All Color Levels) (Yellow-Green Levels) 22764 22767 23701 22768 22769 23703 22770 22773 23705

23702 23704 23706

Beginner Class

23473 22778

22781

23458

23459

Intermediate / Advanced Class

23490 22782

22785

23483

23485

Spring 2015 Swim Lessons / Water Fitness / Special Events Marion Diehl Pool: 704.432.0237

www.parkandrec.com/aquatics

2219 Tyvola Road, Charlotte, NC 28210

Mecklenburg County Park & Recreation

Water Fitness Fees:

Mon/Wed/Fri Tue/Thu Saturday

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Mar 2-Apr 2

Apr 13-May 1 May 4-22 Public/Member/Senior $56/$42/$28 $36/$27/$18 $36/$27/$18 $40/$30/$20 $24/$18/$12 $24/$18/$12 $16/$12/$8 $12/$9/$6 $12/$9/$6

HYDROMANIA—Moderate-High Intensity SHALLOW WATER All over body toning and cardiovascular workout. Since each participant works at their own pace, this class is great for beginner to the most advanced fitness level. M/W/F 7:30-8:30 a.m. 22744 22748 22892 M/W/F 8:30-9:30 a.m. 22745 22749 22899 T/Th 8:00-9:00 a.m. 22746 22750 22900 T/Th 7:00-8:00 p.m. 22747 22751 22901

Marion Diehl Spring Stroke Clinic

DEEP WATER FITNESS—Moderate-High Intensity DEEP WATER No swimming skills required, float belts are worn. All-over toning and cardiovascular program held in deep water with float belts. A great upper body workout. Sat 9:00-10:00 a.m. 22861 22862 22863 Sat 10:00-11:00 a.m. 22720 22727 22860 M/W/F 7:15-8:15 a.m. 22721 22728 22864 M/W/F 8:15-9:15 a.m. 22722 22729 22865 T/Th 9:00-10:00 a.m. 22723 22730 22866 T/Th 10:00-11:00 a.m. 22724 22731 22869 T/Th 1:00-2:00 p.m. 22725 22733 22872 T/Th 7:00-8:00 p.m. 22726 22732 22870

Do you want to gain that winning edge and get ready for next summer? If so, the Marion Diehl Spring Stroke Clinic is the program for you! We work on all competitive strokes and kicks.

EASY DOES IT—Beginner-Moderate Intensity SHALLOW WATER A low-level, low impact exercise class. Activities include water walking, aerobic exercise to build cardiovascular endurance and range of motion classes. T/Th 9:45-10:45 a.m. 22736 22740 22878 T/Th 1:00-2:00 p.m. 22737 22741 22879 T/Th 2:00-3:00 p.m. 22738 22742 22880 T/Th 3:00-4:00 p.m. 22739 22743 22882

Time: 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION—Beginner Intensity SHALLOW WATER Gentle stretches and range-of-motion exercises keep tender joints mobile. The buoyancy of the water assists movements, while the resistance strengthens muscles that support joints. A physicians release is required to participate. T/Th 9:00-9:45 a.m. 22718 22719 22847

Location: Marion Diehl Pool

Please call 980.314.1312 for more information

Dates: April 15-May 6 COST: $55.00 CODE: 23716

DEEP WATER RUNNING—Moderate Intensity DEEP WATER No swimming skills required, float belts are worn. Class format involves interval running cadence class designed to improve endurance, stamina, breathing, and muscle toning. T/Th 2:00-3:00 p.m. 22734 22735 22875

Spring 2015 Swim Lessons / Water Fitness / Special Events Marion Diehl Pool: 704.432.0237

www.parkandrec.com/aquatic

2219 Tyvola Road, Charlotte, NC 28210

Mecklenburg County Park & Recreation

Start Smart Baseball

Youth Baseball

Youth Track

Ages: 3-5 years

Code: 24262

Ages: 5-6

Code: 24260

Fee: $55.00

Ages: 5-14

Days: Monday May 18

Date: Apr 6-

Ages 7-8

Code: 24261

Fee: $65.00

Registration takes place from Feb 1– Feb 28

Time: 6:00-7:00pm

Fee: $45.00

Start smart is a developmentally appropriate introductory sport specific program for children 3 -5 yrs of age. The program prepares children for organized sports in a fun non-threatening environment. Parent participation required. For more information contact Ray’s Splash Planet 704-4324729

Registration takes place from Feb 1-Feb 28 Recreational league play whereby age appropriate modifications are utilized to ensure safe, fun and skill development based on maximum participation, balanced teams, positive coaching and sportsmanship. A single elimination post– season tournament is held for teams that qualify. For more information contact Ray’s Splash Planet at 704-432-4729

Code: 24262

Fee: $65.00

Recreational league play whereby age appropriate modifications are utilized to ensure safety, fun, and skill development based on maximum participation, balance teams, positive coaching and sportsmanship. A single elimination postseason tournament is held for teams that qualify. For more information contact Ray’s Splash Planet at 704-432-4729

Each of the Starfish Swimming programs is benchmark focused and contains five stages that focuses on a specific core competency. The core competencies are the building blocks of swimming. All lead-up skills, activities, and benchmarks in each stage focus on the core competency. Each stage has two benchmarks to achieve: a safety and swim skill benchmark. StarBabies & StarTots—Parent or Guardian with child 6 months-18-36 mos. The purpose of this course is to develop in very young children a high comfort level in the water while at the same time training parents in water safety and drowning prevention. This course does not teach children to become accomplished swimmers or survive in the water; it does provide a confidence building, fun, loving experience. One parent or guardian must be in the water with each child. Swim diapers required, along with plastic pants recommended and a lined swim suit.

Starfish Swim School PreSchool / Elementary / Primary and Teen / Adult—Ages 6-adults years. Students work toward development of the five core swimming competen-

Starfish Aquatics Institute—STARGUARD Program Conducted by Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department Staff FULL LIFEGUARD TRAINING COURSES FEE Ages 15 and up COST: $165.00 CROSS-OVER TRAINING COURSE FEE Ages 15 and up COST: $90.00 Learn water rescue techniques, team life guarding, first aid, and CPR and AED (defibrillator) certifications through online curriculum and this 20-hour course. Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Starfish Aquatics Institute Lifeguard license (STARGUARD) and the opportunity to become a member of one of the finest aquatic staff in North Carolina! Includes your books, fanny pack and guard license. Eligible reciprocal/crossover agencies include but are not limited to American Red Cross, Ellis, and YMCA.

BEFORE REGISTERING: You must pass a swim test conducted by any of our Aquatic Supervisors, before registering for a class.



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The swim test requirements are 100 freestyle, 50 breaststroke and 50 freestyle approach stroke (free style arms with head up looking forward) Treading water for two minutes with hands raised above pool surface Retrieve 10 pound brick off bottom of 13 foot pool back to surface

For more information, to set up a swim test, or register for a lifeguard class, please contact us at MCAC: 704.336.3483 or Ray’s at 704.432.4729

cies and receive color level stars for each achievement. The color levels are used to divide students into broad ability groups. Children progress at individual rates with the opportunity to learn the core swimming skills and progress to advanced strokes. Learning is self-paced but challenging. Stroke School PreSchool / Elementary / Primary and Teen / Adult—Ages 6-adults years. Students refine freestyle and learn stroke technique for backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly and more! Students work toward development of the five core swimming competencies of the intermediate and advanced areas of the program and receive color levels for each achievement. The color levels are used to divide students into broad ability groups. Participants progress at individual rates with the opportunity to learn the core swimming skills and progress to advanced stages. Learning is self-paced and challenging. * See program guide for locations and details

Marion Diehl Pool 800 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd 704.336.DIVE (3483)

2219 Tyvola Road 704.432.0237

215 N. Sycamore Street 704.432.4729

Spring 2015 Swim Lessons / Water Fitness / Special Events www.parkandrec.com/aquatics