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 schedule at your pool. Please note:You must have a pool pass to take part in any Aquatics Program (except for Infant Aquatic Program and the free “Learn to Swim” Session).
FOR THE KIDS
SWIM TEAMS (6-18 years old)
Join your local pool team to compete against teams from other Citiparks pools throughout the summer. You might even compete in the Championship Swim Meet in August! Ask the head lifeguard at your local pool how to become a member of the swim team.
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. Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh takes par with games and prizes for all ages!
A variety of swimming lessons are offered at Citiparks’ Outdoor Pools. From Infants to teenagers, there are lessons to fit all kids. Class sizes have some limitations, so be sure to sign-up early.
ADULT LAP SWIM
Adults 16 years of age or older 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.
WATER AEROBICS (for individuals 16 years and older)
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.
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.
ADULT LEARN TO SWIM LESSONS (for individuals 16 years and older)
Any age is the perfect age to learn to swim! Conquer your fears or improve your swimming technique in a small class setting.