Swimming & Aquatics Programs

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Breckenridge Recreation Center July 2019 Lifeguard Challenge Winners!


For kid's swimming lessons, visit our Youth Swimming Programs page.

Aqua Fit

We are expanding our water aerobics offerings classes three days a week with specific programs based on your fitness level and goals. There's never been a better time to switch up your routine!  Aqua Fit classes also provide a fantastic no-impact workout for anyone. Participants need to wear appropriate swim attire. For questions, contact the Aquatics Coordinator at 970-547-4338.  Aqua Fit drop-in classes are offered year-round and are free with your Recreation Center admission. View schedule (enter location "pool") and class descriptions
Days: Monday/Wednesday/Friday
Time: 8:00-9:00am
Dates: Ongoing 
Fee: Free with Recreation Center admission

Open Log Rolling (All Ages)

Unique memories will ROLL YOUR WAY! Once you learn to log roll, you'll never want to forget it.  Who knew staying on a floating log for 10 seconds could cause so much joy!  Even if you are a non-swimmer, you can still participate in the thrill of log rolling in shallow water.  Ages are welcome. Come give it a try at Open Log Rolling times twice a week.

      Tuesday/Thursday - 6:00-7:00pm
      Saturday/Sunday - 1:00-2:00pm

American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid (Ages 11 & Up)

Are you prepared to save a life? Learn how with this American Red  Cross course that teaches CPR techniques to be  used on adults, infants and children. It also teaches how to respond to  injuries and sudden illness in a systematic manner.

Register now Online! Days: Tuesday-Thursday
Time: 6:00-8:00pm
Dates: February 18-20
Fee: $70

American Red Cross Lifeguard Course (Ages 15 & Up)

This is a 6-day American Red Cross Lifeguarding course that includes CPR/AED and First Aid. Day 1 is the pre-test which includes the following:
  • a 300-yard swim treading water with no hands for 2 minutes
  • retrieving a 10 pound brick off the bottom of the pool and swimming to the side
For more information or to check out a manual in advance please contact the Aquatics Office at 970-457-4334.

Register now Online! Days: Monday-Saturday
Time: 4:00-5:30pm
Dates: April 27-May 2
Fee: $70

Open Kayaking (Ages 8 & Up)

The Breckenridge Recreation Center pool is the place to be this spring to roll the rust off your kayak! We provide flat water in a controlled environment perfect for practicing rolls, braces, wet exits and other kayaking skills that need to be sharpened before the run off. This is a self-practicing program, instruction is not provided. Maximum of 6 boats - RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. You may reserve your spot starting the Sunday before each session.

Register now Online! Days: Fridays
Time: 6:15-7:15pm
Dates: April 3-May 29
Fee: $10

Breckenridge Masters Swimming (Ages 18 & Up)

Whether you are a fitness swimmer, a former competitive swimmer, or a triathlete in training, the U.S. Masters Swimming community will help you work toward your individual goals. Under the guidance of USMS Coaches Jaime Brede and Jacque Maldonado, you will develop effective habits in a fun environment with other swimmers who wish to take their fitness to the next level.

A USMS membership is not required for daily participation, but there are many benefits of becoming a USMS member including regional swimming competitions, Streamlines magazine subscription, gear discounts, and being part of the adult swimming community at large. Please pay and sign in at the front desk.  Ask about our convenient punch pass. Please call the Aquatics Coordinator with any questions at 970-547-4338.
Days & Times:
     Tuesday: 6:15-7:45am  
     Thursday: 6:45-8:15am
Dates: Ongoing
Fees: FREE with Rec Center admission or pass

Private and Semi-Private Swim Lessons (All Ages)

Do you or your child need a little extra help learning to swim or improving your skills? If group lessons don't quite fit your needs, private lessons can offer a solution! Private lessons are designed to provide individualized instruction for all ages and levels of swimming.

We also offer semi-private swim lessons for small groups of swimmers, a great option for friends and families. Our swimming instructors and coaches instruct groups up to 3 swimmers of similar levels and abilities to improve swimming in a fun and comfortable environment.

Transferable swim lesson punch passes are available in 3 or 5 punches and save you up to 23%. All lessons are scheduled by appointment only. Please contact the Aquatics office at 970-547-4334 for information and to schedule lessons.

Private Swimming Lessons: $30 per half-hour lesson
Semi-Private Swimming Lessons (up to 3 people):
$40 per half-hour lesson

Save up to 15% with a punch pass!
3-Punch Pass:
Private/Semi-Private - $80/ $110
5-Punch Pass:
Private/Semi-Private - $130/ $175

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