Whether you’re new to the pool and want to learn the basics of breath and body position or a fine-tuned athlete looking for technique refinement, the aquatics department at the Thibodaux Regional Fitness Center offers members a variety of programs and services. The department offers 3 pools: 25 yard lap pool, group exercise pool, and warm water therapy pool.
Services available to members include:
Water Safety 101
Introducing a new informational aquatics program for learning tips and techniques about how to be safe in and around water. The program is opened to all ages and will include interesting lectures combined with crafts, simulations, and in-water practice. Curriculum will include the major topics of Basic Water Safety, Life Jacket Safety, Weather Safety, and Boating Safety. The course will cover lifesaving information and will inform participants on what to do in case of an emergency in the water.
The course is two days long and will last for 90 minutes per day. Day one will include lecture and simulations and day two will include the in-water practice. Drop off may begin 30 minutes before the class in the Wellness Center Auditorium. This class is open to members and non-members. No maximum number of participants. Refunds will not be issued. Dates & Times:
2020 – TBA Location: Wellness Center Auditorium & Pool Deck
First steps 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 concentrate on beginning basic stroke movements. We’ll also introduce blowing bubbles (first step in breathing techniques), basic kicking and paddling.
*Ages 1-3 years old. 30 minute lessons. Date(s): Ongoing Day(s): Weekdays Time: 7am-9am or 2pm-5pm Location: Warm Therapy Pool Cost: $90 member; $110 non-member
Learn to swim in a fun, friendly environment! Lessons 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.
This one-of-a-kind experience will focus on all four strokes, starts, turns and finishes. Swim camp will include instructional videos that show participants how to perform proper drills for technique, speed and distance swimming. Dryland strength training and feedback from our trained Instructors will be provided all four days. Participants will even get to practice in an authentic meet setting! Dates:
2020 – TBA
Private Swimming Lessons
Children and adults can experience the benefits of private swim lessons which include:
Heated indoor pool
Improve your skills in our swim clinic! Advance and develop the technique and efficiency of your stroke and skills in the water. This three-hour clinic will provide demonstrations and practice of functional movements / drills that will focus on improving flexibility and core strength. The first hour of the clinic will include reviewing educational videos and live instruction to improve your stroke. The remainder of the clinic will be utilized to practice and improve your stroke in the pool with instructors who will assist you individually and as a group. *Capacity is 15 participants. Session times are set; there are no makeup options.
To learn more about any of our aquatic programs and services, please call 985‑493‑4950, visit the Member Service Desk, or fill out our Aquatic Program Inquiry form below.
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