adult-aquatics

Free for members, aquatics classes are listed below.

ADULT AQUATICS WORKSHOPS
Space is limited; please pre-register for adult aquatic workshops.

Stroke Improvement Workshops
Tuesdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Improve your stroke and enhance your lap swim workout under the guidance of experienced instructor Peggy Harner. Space is limited; please register in advance for each workshop.
Members $10 Guests $15 per workshop

January 17  171AD01A
February 14  171AD01B
March 14  171AD01C
April 11  171AD01D

Fitness Swimmer
Swimming is one of the healthiest workouts that is easy on your joints and it can get you FIT! This guided lap swim workout will build technique as well as increase endurance. Throughout the program you will learn to create and build on your own swimming routines. Space is limited, please register in advance.
Members $40 Guests $55

Thursdays 6:30 -7:30 p.m.
January 19 – February 9  171AD02A
March 16 – April 6  171AD02B

Adult Swim Lessons
Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Partnering with Berkshire Community College (BCC), we offer two levels of adult swim lessons, Beginner and Advanced Beginner; Beginner Swim Lessons run February 1March 8 and Advanced Beginner Swim Lessons run March 22 April 26. Cost for either level is $65. Registration and payment are both done through BCC. To register, please call 413.236.2127 or register online at http://shop.berkshirecc.edu/ Space is limited; please pre-register for adult aquatic workshops.

Private Swim Instruction
Tap into the expertise of a Red Cross certified swim instructor and learn how to swim more efficiently and safely. Please call the Aquatics Department to make an appointment.
Members $30 Guests $45 per half hour
Members $50 Guests $60 per hour

Semi-Private Swim Instruction
Get together with a friend or family member and improve your swimming skills together. A fun experience for the whole family!
Members $50 Guests $60 per group per 45 minutes

Personal Aquatic Exercise Training
Using water-resistance, create your own personal aquatic workout with one of our certified Aquatic Exercise Instructors. Understanding your personal goals, physical needs and exercise preferences, the instructor will help you develop a personalized fitness plan. Call the Aquatics Department for more information or to make an appointment. 413.528.2810, ext. 12.
Members $30 Guests $45 per half hour
Members $50 Guests $60 per hour

Group Aquatic Exercise Training
Schedule your group of up to five people, and a certified Aquatic Exercise Instructor will tailor a workout to your group’s needs.
Members $60 Guests $75 per group per hour

Norris Aquatics Center
The Warm/Therapy pool is available to members unless occupied by a scheduled class. Usage is reserved for adults 18+ and babies under 2 years old.Pool Water Temperatures
Main: 83/84°F
Warm/Therapy: 94/97°F
Children’s Splash: 88°F (approximate)

 

FREE FOR MEMBERS AQUATICS CLASSESAquatics Center

Unless otherwise noted, Adult Aquatic Classes are included with the cost of membership.

Keycodes:
RS – Recommended for Seniors
AF – Adaptive Fitness Friendly
CC – Childcare Available

Check out our current aquatics schedule here.

Deep Water Running
CC RS
Mondays 10-11 a.m.
Using aqua belts, noodles and other equipment, this deep water class combines interval and toning exercises to train the cardio system and strengthen muscles. This is the perfect class if you need a non-impact workout.

Aqua Special Conditions
AF RS CC
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
People experiencing discomfort from age, injury, arthritis or fibromyalgia will benefit from the gentle aquatic exercises in this class. The combination of the warm water and stretching movements help ease discomfort and improve range of motion. Space is limited; please check availability by calling the Aquatics Office at 413.528.2810 ext. 12.

Laugh & Splash
AF
Mondays 5:30-6:30 p.m.
For all levels of fitness, this class uses both the shallow and deep ends of the pool. This aqua class works on flexibility and strengthening of muscles. Energize your week and leave the pool with a smile!

Aqua Thrills
AF
Tuesdays 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
This class is designed for adults with special needs along with their caregivers, families and friends. Move and play in the water together! The ability to swim is not required.

Wild Water Workout
CC
Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30-6:30 p.m.
30 minutes of high-energy aerobics combined with 30 minutes of muscle specific exercise equals an exciting and effective workout.

Aqua Blitz
AF RS CC
Wednesdays 10-11 a.m.
Ideal for seniors, and appropriate for all fitness levels, this class is a full body aquatic workout starting in shallow water and moving to deep. Aqua Blitz incorporates strength and balance training with a great cardio workout.

Aqua Core
CC
Fridays 10-11 a.m.
Work your core muscles using the water’s resistance in this fun group class. All fitness levels are welcome and no experience is necessary.

Fountain of Youth
RS
Thursdays 10-11 a.m.
Keep your youthful flexibility, muscle tone and strength; maybe even improve upon it! There is no better place to do that than in the water. This class welcomes all ability levels; work in the deep water is not required.

Aquatic Conditioning
CC
Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 p.m.
This fun, fast-paced workout incorporates elements of balance, strength-training, running, cardio, and core work, all in the supportive aquatic environment. No experience is necessary as this class is appropriate for all levels; it’s high in fun and low on impact!

Aqua Fitness
RS
Tuesdays 10-11 a.m.
Come join a low-stress, high-energy workout in the water. Burn calories using a combination of moves in both the deep and shallow water. Incorporate this class into your exercise routine to increase your fitness level.

Weekend Wake-Up
Saturdays 9-10 a.m.
Start your weekend with a challenging, music-centered water-based workout that’s cardio conditioning, body-toning, and most of all, exhilarating beyond belief.

Aqua Dance Party
RS AF
Thursdays 11a.m.-12p.m.
This fun-filled aquatic dance class incorporates Afro-Caribbean and pop music. Have fun, get grooving and burn some calories along the way!

Lap Swimming
Mondays – Fridays 6:30-8 a.m.
Saturdays 8:30-9 a.m.
Sundays 8:30-10 a.m.
We keep two lanes available during most aquatic programs and at designated times three or more lanes are available for lap swimming or your own aquatic workout. Please be ready to share a lane.