Citiparks
Swimming Programs
Swimming

 

During the summer Citiparks offers a variety of programs and activities at outdoor pools throughout the City. Talk to the head lifeguard for more information about programs scheduled at your pool. To enroll in any aquatics program, a participant must have a Citiparks annual pool pass (except for swim teams and the free Learn to Swim Camp).

Adult Lap Swim
For individuals 16 years and older.

Adults 16 years of age or older and competitive high school swimmers are welcome to use the pool to swim laps.  Swimmers must be able to swim the length of the pool back and forth in an orderly fashion.  Kickboards and pull buoys are available.

Mondays – Fridays
5 – 6 p.m. 
All pools

Mondays – Fridays
Noon – 1 p.m.
Locations: Highland, Ream, Schenley and Sue Murray

Saturdays – Sundays
Noon – 1 p.m. 
Locations: Bloomfield, Highland, Jack Stack, Magee, Ormsby, Phillips, Ream, Riverview, Schenley, Sue Murray, West Penn and Westwood

Water Aerobics
Enjoy a water aerobics class using the resistance of water to tone and increase strength as well as cardio fitness. This program creates no stress on the joints and is great for swimmers and non-swimmers 16 years and older.

Tuesdays & Thursdays
June 28 – July 28 

5:15 – 6 p.m. 

10 classes ($20.00)
Locations: Homewood, Jack Stack, Magee, McBride, Ormsby, Phillips, Ream and Sue Murray 

Saturdays & Sundays
June 25 – July 24
10 – 10:45 a.m. 
10 classes ($20.00)
Locations: Highland, Ream and Riverview

Senior Water Aerobics
Take aerobics at a more leisurely pace with other seniors. This great low-impact workout uses various aquatic programming equipment and allows you to work at your own pace.

Tuesdays & Thursdays
10 – 10:45 a.m.
June 28 – July 28.
10 classes ($20.00)
Locations: Ream, Sheraden, Sue Murray and West Penn

Practice:  Mondays – Fridays
June 20 – August 5
Noon – 12:45 p.m.
All locations    

Swim Teams
If you are 6 to 18 years old, join your local swim team, head off to compete against teams from other Citiparks pools throughout the summer, then compete at the Championship Swim Meet on August 6th at Highland Park Pool. Ask the head lifeguard at your local pool how to become a member of a swim team.

Practice:  Mondays – Fridays
June 20 – August 5
Noon – 12:45 p.m.
All locations    


Water Carnivals
Throughout the summer, lifeguards organize water shows and carnivals at community pools. Talk to the head lifeguard at your local pool about joining in the fun of preparing for one of these events.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh takes part in the festivities with games and prizes for all ages!

Practice:  Mondays – Fridays
June 20 – August 5
Noon – 12:45 p.m.
All locations    

 

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