• Adult Swimming Programs

  • Summer 2018, begins June 18

    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.

    Senior (62+): $6
    Adults: $8

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

    Senior (62+): $55 10-punch, $100 20-punch
    Adults: $75 10-punch, $130 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 18-August 24 for indoor pools, June 18-August 10 for 50-meter pool.

    Senior (62+): $95
    Adults: $124

    Students or individuals requiring accommodations due to a disability should contact the Disability Services Office at 503-491-6923 or dsoweb@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. This class combines elements of sport-related moves along with cardio fitness. Swimming skills are not required for participation.

    Age Days Times Cost
    18+ years T/Th 6:45 – 7:30 p.m. Continuous 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. Aqua Joggers, which work much like life jackets, are provided. Morning classes are held in the indoor 25-yard pool; noon class is held in the outdoor 50-meter pool.

    Age Days Times Cost
    18+ years T/W/Th 7:15 – 8 a.m. Drop-in
      M/W/F 12 – 12:45 p.m.* Ends Aug. 10 Drop-in

    *50-meter pool closes August 11 for repairs

    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/F 7:15 – 8 a.m. Drop-in
        8 – 8:45 a.m. Drop-in

    Arthritis Exercise Plus
    This is a moderate-paced exercise class that combines joint and range of motion exercises with flexibility and strength conditioning. Exercises are performed in the 88-90 degree Learner Pool.

    Age Days Times Cost
    18+ years T/Th 4:15 – 5 p.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 7:15 – 8 a.m. Drop-in
    18+ years T/Th 8 – 8:45 a.m. Drop-in

    Ai Chi Ne
    This class uses the same exercises as Ai Chi, but is designed so that participants may perform the exercises solo or with a partner.

    Age Days Times Cost
    18+ years F 9 – 9:45 a.m. Drop-in

    Adult Swimming Lessons

    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 Days Times
    18+ years M/W 7:30 - 8:15 p.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 Days Times
    18+ years M/W 6:45 – 7:30 p.m.
    Session A June 18 - July 18 $48
    Session B July 23 - August 15 $48