Aquatic Programs

Red Cross Preschool Lessons*

Red Cross Swim Preschool is an eight-level stand-alone program for four-month to six-year-old children that allows simmers to enter various levels based on age and ability.

Red Cross Swim Kids Lessons*

Red Cross Swim Kids is a 10-level stand-alone program for five to fourteen-year-olds. Children learn to swim, be fit, and stay safe in a fun environment that promotes achieving a personal best and celebrates personal success.

*In order to follow the Red Cross recommendations, all Red Cross Preschool levels and Red Cross Swim Kids 1, 2, & 3 levels are parented. Please note that only one parent is allowed with each swimming participant. All deep water activities for these levels have also been adjust to chest deep water in order to ensure the safety and ease of all participants and parents who may not be comfortable in the deep end of the pool.

Aquatic Specialty Programs

The BSRC Aquatic Specialty Programs include a variety of classes for those outside the realms of Red Cross Preschool and Red Cross Swim Kids. There are programs to meet everyone’s specific needs; get one on one time with an instructor, or specialized instruction with others in their skill set and age group. Specialty Aquatics classes are there to help keep everyone involved and safe in the aquatic world.

Red Cross Adapted Aquatics

Individualized lessons are for those with physical or mental challenges. Special Needs lessons are a one-on-one set of lessons. The instructor works with both the child and parent/guardian. Call the BSRC at 780-929-7946 and ask to speak with a Head Guard if you have any questions.

Lane Swimming

Blocks of time have been added to the Aquatic schedule for lane swimming. During these Lane Swim blocks, all 6 lanes in the main pool will be available for lane swim. When Lane Swim occurs alongside Public Swim, there will be 3 lanes available for lane swim. Due to Covid-19 guidelines, only one person is allowed per lane and they are expected to swim in the middle of the lane in order to maintain physical distancing.