Thibodaux Regional Fitness Center offers an exclusive aquatic area with many aquatic programs for members to enjoy. This beautiful center includes a 25-yard lap pool along with a warm water therapy pool. Our aquatic area and certified instructors offer the perfect platform for many unique classes and programs. We offer private swimming lessons for both children and adults. Our professional instructors can help both first-time and experienced swimmers improve their skills.
Regardless of ability level and experience, people of all ages can swim laps. It is important to include low-impact, aerobic exercise in your fitness routine. Lap swimming provides a unique total-body cardiovascular workout.
Group exercise in the water can be an excellent way to reach your personal fitness goals. High-, moderate- and low-intensity classes are available. View our events calendar for a full list of group exercise classes.
Learn to swim in a fun, friendly environment! Lessons are available for adults and kids ages 4 and up! Session times are set to a schedule. No rain delays or storm cancellations. Class sizes are kept small to help you learn – 4 swimmers to 1 instructor ratio.
Children and adults can experience the benefits of private swim lessons which include:
To purchase a package of swimming lessons for adults or children (4 years and older), visit the Member Services desk call 985-493-4950.
Advance and develop the technique and efficiency of your stroke in the water. This one-hour stroke clinic will include the practice of functional movements/drills that will focus on improving flexibility and core strength. This clinic is also designed for personal stroke improvement or swim team preparation. Instructors will assist you individually with your stroke improvement and efficiency while in a group atmosphere. The clinic will include reviewing educational videos and live instruction to practice and improve your stroke.
Introducing a new aquatic training program for swimmers or triathletes looking for a challenging workout! Train using state-of-the-art timing equipment that will track your progress throughout the program. A land-based training option will be offered in order to improve your aquatic performance.
Aquatic Therapy is also offered by the Outpatient Rehabilitation Center in Wellness Center. Water resistance, rather than weights, is used to help patients with arthritis, fibromyalgia or chronic pain, and those recovering from joint replacement or following an injury. Aquatic Therapy can make treatment and exercise less painful, and as a result, more successful, leading to improved quality of life. For more information about outpatient rehabilitation services call (985) 493-4782.
Parent-Tot Swim Class. Ages 6 months –1 yrs old.
Take the first steps in becoming comfortable with your child in the water. For this program, an instructor will teach you different techniques on how to help your little one be comfortable in the water and prepare them for the next step in our aquatics program. You will learn how to properly position your child for specific skills such as back and belly floats. This program will be one day a week for four consecutive weeks. Moms (or Dads) will bring themselves and their tots in proper swim gear ready to learn (tots will need little swimmer diapers).
Ages 1– 3 yrs old. 30-minute lessons.
The first steps are to teach your little one to be comfortable in the water and prepare for the next step in our aquatics program. This session consists of 3 toddler private swim lessons and concentrates on beginning basic stroke movements. We’ll also introduce blowing bubbles (the first step in breathing techniques), basic kicking and paddling.
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