Aquatic Classes

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Aquatic Classes

Penfield Sport & Fitness offers a beautiful, 20-yard, 89-degree, salt-pure swimming pool for its members’ enjoyment and fitness. These group exercise class emphasizes strengthening and shaping as well as providing a cardiovascular workout. From interval training to strength training with weights to high intensity style boot camp classes, we provide a variety of class options for all ages and abilities. The warm, inviting pool hosts a wide variety of activities and classes: pool workouts, open swimming, private swimming lessons, swimming classes, pool aerobics and exercise classes. Infant and Toddler Swim Lessons are available as well as Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6. Instructor-to-student ratio can be as low as 1:4 for these classes. The pool also can be rented for birthday parties (click here for RENTAL information). For more information about our swimming pool and class schedule, check out the Pool Schedule (click here) or call the Pool Office at 585-586-7777.

Adult Open Swim

Lap swimming times are available every day. Adults over the age of 18 may swim when there is no other activity in the pool. There is no lap swimming during Aquafit or Arthritis Classes. Lap swimming during swim lessons is allowed upon the discretion of the instructor.

American Red Cross Swim Lessons

American Red Cross Swimming Lessons – Level 1: Introduction of Water Skills
American Red Cross Swimming Lessons – Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills
American Red Cross Swimming Lessons – Level 3: Stroke Development
American Red Cross Swimming Lessons – Level 4: Stroke Improvement
American Red Cross Swimming Lessons – Level 5: Stroke Refinement
American Red Cross Swimming Lessons – Level 6: Personal Water Safety

AquaFit Group Classes

This group exercise class emphasizes strengthening and shaping as well as providing a cardiovascular workout. A variety of aerobic moves such as: squats, lunges, water walking, jacks, jogging and skiing make up the cardiovascular portion of the class.

A.B.L.E. (Aqua-Agility, Balance and Lengthening Exercise)

This class is held every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00 pm until 2:55 pm. The classes are designed to maintain mobility. Trained and certified instructors utilize the 89° warm pool to help soothe joints and muscles. The instructors present exercises in aquatics classes that will provide participants with tools to maintain comfort while progressing their fitness level.

Family Swim

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings the indoor warm pool is open for family swims. See schedule for times. Adults must accompany children. Family Swim Memberships are available for swim lesson families or Weekend Family Memberships. Children are only allowed in the pool during Family Swim times and when participating in swimming lessons. Children must use pool-area locker rooms. Family Swim Guest Fees are $15.00 for Adults and $3.00 for Children.

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This five-week water class gives pre-natal moms an opportunity to experience the benefits of a cardiovascular exercise without the impact of land. Strength training and stretching are included. Non-members can experience the Club for the duration of the program. Members are free but do need to register with Gail or Cassie.

Private Swim Lessons

Private Adult (members only) and Children Swimming Lessons are available. These lessons are held during Adult Open Swim times. Please contact Gail Buckner

Summer Swim Lessons

In the month of July and into mid-August swimming lessons for children will be held from 10:00am to 12:50pm.  During this time the pool will be closed for lessons only.

Swim Lessons for Babies and Toddlers / Mommy and Me Swim Lessons 
(Ages six months to three years)
Learn how to be safe in and around the water with your little one in these toddler swimming lessons! ��Classes include supervised water activities such as getting into the swimming pool the safe way, underwater exploration readiness, back floats, arm movements, rolling over and much more.

Swim Lessons for Toddlers
(Ages three to four years)
These swimming lessons for kids are designed as an introduction to swimming and water enjoyment.  We teach each child to his or her ability and water experience. Ratio for this class is 4 students per 1 instructor.

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Water Yoga

This class takes elements from Yoga / Pilates that rely on the core for strength training and stabilization. Using the natural properties of the warm pool, participants can challenge balance, flexibility, strength and stamina. Relaxation and the weightless feeling of the water enhance the participant’s experience. Movements stay slow and relaxed.

Gail Buckner is our Pool Director. She can be reached at 585-586-7777.