• Adult Swimming Programs


  • Summer 2019

    Water Exercise Classes

    These classes offer a variety of exercise intensity options for adults and seniors. Exercise classes are offered as a drop-in fee, punch-card fee or with a membership.

    DROP-INS: Welcome in all adult exercise classes.

    Age Cost
    Seniors (62+): $6.50
    Adults: $8.50

    Water Exercise Drop-In Punch Card: 10 or 20 admissions to water exercise classes, valid for six months.

    Age Cost
    Seniors (62+): $59 10-punch, $107 20-punch
    Adults: $77 10-punch, $139 20-punch

    Water Exercise Membership: A great option for those who take Aquatic Center community water exercise classes four to five days per week. The fee covers unlimited water exercise classes for Summer term, June 17-August 23.

    Age Cost
    Seniors (62+): $95
    Adults: $130

    Students or individuals requiring accommodations due to a disability should contact the Disability Services Office at 503-491-6923 or aes@mhcc.edu. For additional information, please visit www.mhcc.edu/DSOServices.

    Shallow/Deep Water Ex
    Join a fast-paced water exercise class for adults. Participants work at their own pace to improve strength and cardiovascular fitness. Exercises are performed with music in the 25-yard indoor pool. Swimming skills are not required for participation.

    Age Days Times Cost
    18+ years T/Th 7 – 7:45 a.m. Drop-in
    18+ years T/Th 6:45 – 7:30 p.m. Drop-in

    Deep Water Ex
    Join a fast-paced water exercise class for adults! Have fun in your workout without stressing your joints. Exercises are performed in deep water to music. Although you should feel comfortable in deep water, no swimming skills are required. AquaJoggers, which work much like life jackets, are provided. This class is held in the outdoor 50-meter pool.

    Age Days Times Cost
    18+ years M/W/F 12:15 – 1 p.m. Drop-in

    Aquacise
    This is a moderate-paced water exercise class. Emphasis is placed on flexibility and strength conditioning. This class is gentle on the joints. Exercises are performed in the warmer (88-90 degree) shallow Learner pool. Swimming skills are not required.

    Age Days Times Cost
    18+ years M/W 7 – 7:45 a.m. Drop-in
    18+ years M/W 8 – 8:45 a.m. Drop-in

    Ai Chi
    This slow relaxation class is Tai Chi for the water, focusing on deep breathing, visualization, stretching and stress reduction. Exercises are performed in the 88–90 degree Learner Pool. Come learn a new way to stretch, balance and focus your mind and body!

    Age Days Times Cost
    18+ years T/Th 7 – 7:45 a.m. Drop-in
    18+ years T/Th 8 – 8:45 a.m. Drop-in

    Adult Swimming Lessons

    These classes offer individualized instruction in swimming skills, from learning the basics to improving strokes. Learn to enjoy and be comfortable in the water.

    Adult Lessons - Basics
    This class is for the beginning swimmer. Skills taught in this class include personal safety, breathing, floating, treading water and arm and leg movements.

    Age Times
    18+ years 7:30 – 8:15 a.m.

    Adult Lessons - Fitness
    This class is for adults who wish to improve fitness, get more out of lap swim time, and improve strokes and turns. All six swimming strokes are taught, plus turns, diving, and use of the pace clocks for interval training.

    Age Times
    18+ years 6:45 – 7:30 p.m.

    Adult Lessons Session Dates
    This class is for adults who wish to improve fitness, get more out of lap swim time, and improve strokes and turns. All six swimming strokes are taught, plus turns, diving, and use of the pace clocks for interval training.

    Session Dates Days Cost
    Session A June 17 - July 10 M/W, 8 Lessons, 4 Weeks $54
    Session B July 15 - 31 M/T/W, 9 Lessons, 3 Weeks $59
    Session C August 13 - 22 M/T/W/R, 8 Lessons, 2 Weeks $54