Wednesday, April 25, 2012

2012 BCRD Swimming Programs


Offered by the Blaine County Recreation District at the county pool, Hailey. Contact 578-2273 or when the pool opens on Saturday, June 2, call 788-2144 (pool). Check the Rec District's 2012 Spring and Summer Sports and Activities program guide. Visit bcrd.org.

PARENT ORIENTATION NIGHT

-Wednesday, April 25 from 4-7 p.m. at Community Campus.

REGISTRATION FOR ALL AQUATIC PROGRAMS

-Begins Tuesday, May 29, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Aquatic Center. No registrations accepted before May 29. The pool's grand opening is Saturday, June 2, which is free swim day. There will be no classes Wednesday, July 4.

SCHOOL'S OUT PARTY!

-Friday, June 8, free for students from 1-5:30 p.m.

AQUATIC CENTER DETAILS

-Open—Daily June 2 through Sept. 1. The facility has a main heated pool, 25-yard, 6 lanes. Also a 15-by-25-foot wading pool heated to 85 degrees.

-Aquatics director—Cameron King is in her sixth season, cking@bcrd.org.

l Daily fees—General admission is $5 adults 18 to 64, $4 seniors 65 and up and youth 17 and under. Infants up to 1 year old are free. Non-swimmers get in for $2.

-Season passes—$185.50 family, $95.40 adult 18 and older, $79.50 children 17-under, $79.50 senior 65 and over.

-Monthly passes—$66.78 for families (one to two adults and their dependents); $34.98 adults 18-64; $28.62 seniors 65 and up and youth 17 and under.

FAMILY LAP SWIM

-Dates, days—June 9-Sept. 1; on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

-Times—6:30-7:30 p.m.

-Ages—Children under 14 accompanied by an adult.

OPEN SWIM

Both pools open for all to splash, play and relax.

-Dates—June 2 through Sept. 1.

-Days, times—Mondays through Fridays from 1:10-5:25 p.m.; plus Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 6:30-8 p.m. Also Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m.

WOOD RIVER DOLPHINS SWIM TEAM

A competitive recreation summer swimming league based at Blaine County Aquatic Center. To participate, children must be able to swim, unassisted, for one length of the 25-yard pool.

-Dates, days—June 11 through July 26; Mondays through Thursdays, plus 6 swim meets on Saturdays at various out-of-town locations.

-Eligibility—Ages 5-18 (must be able to swim a length of the pool).

-Pre-season workouts—Monday through Thursday, June 4-7; workouts are 3:30-4:30 p.m. for ages 5-10, and 4:30-5:30 p.m. for 11 and up.

-Regular-season workouts (starting June 11)—7:30-8:30 a.m. for ages 11-and-up, and 8:30-9:30 a.m. for ages 10-and-under.

-Fee—$175.30 includes all training/coaching, swim meet entries and cap—full payment by July 10. For $238.90, you get the training, cap and entries plus a season pass to the Aquatic Center. Fees don't include the optional team suit that can be purchased. Scholarships are available.

SWIM SCHOOL

Five two-week sessions at the Aquatic Center.

-Days—Mondays through Thursdays.

-Sessions—No. 1 session June 11-21; No. 2 June 25-July 5; No. 3 July 9-19; No. 4 July 23-Aug. 2; and No.5 Aug. 6-16. The two-week sessions include 30-minute lessons.

-Eligibility—Boys and girls 6 months to 12 years.

-Times—Classes at 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Every effort is made to reschedule classes canceled due to bad weather.

-Class levels—From "Mommy, Daddy and Me," (6 months to 3 years) and Guppies (age 3 only) to Aquatot 4-5 and Aquatot 4-7 (non-swimmers); Pre-Beginner 9 and under, and Beginner ages 5-12. Children placed based on ages and skills.

-Teachers—All swim school teachers have been trained in current teaching techniques. Teacher/student ratios are kept low so your child receives the attention he or she deserves.

-Fee—$42, first-come, first-served. Registration starts Tuesday, May 29, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Aquatic Center.

-Atkinson Family Scholarships—Ask for information and applications.

-Private and semi-private lessons—Designed for beginners wishing to improve their skills are also available Mondays through Fridays, for all ages. Fees are $30 per half-hour for private, and $18 for each half hour for semi-private.




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