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photo Lazy River Walking



This class is designed to accommodate all fitness levels. Challenge yourself with water resistance in this low-impact cardiovascular workout. Added benefits include muscle toning and improved range of motion. You do not have to be a swimmer to participate. This is a drop in group exercise class. You may use a fitness flex pass punch card available at LIFECENTER fitness desk or you can pay the drop in fitness fee at the Splash Central desk.

Aquafit is part of the Group Fitness Class scheduled classes each week.

Lifeguard Class

Learn lifeguarding rescues, CPR, first aid, supplemental oxygen support and AED implementation. This program promotes important safety skills, work experience, team-work and leadership skills. Upon successfully completing all required elements of the course, students will be certified to lifeguard at Bartlett Park District facilities and other Ellis & Associates facilities. Lifeguard candidates must go to the bottom of the 12 foot deep pool, tread water, and swim four laps consecutively. All books and supplies are provided. Completion of the course does not guarantee employment with the Bartlett Park District. This class is offered year round. Dates are available in the Bartlett Park District seasonal brochure.

Water Safety

This specialty program is available to scouts, school groups, clubs, churches and other groups looking to achieve water safety badges or learn general water safety. Our Jeff Ellis and Associates licensed lifeguard staff will provide learning opportunities mixed with water fun for a great experience. The class can be scheduled by calling 630-540- 4828 a minimum of two weeks prior to the requested date. Instruction is for one hour; all participants are invited to stay and swim at no extra cost. Friends and family are welcome to stay for Open Swim at a discounted rate per person.

Parent/Tot Playgroup

Bring your infant/toddler to this interactive playgroup. Play activities will create a comfortable environment for your child within the water. This will enable them to progress through a structured lesson program at a later date without the fear of water. Play features and toys will be available for you to do water exploration within the activity pool. Only children 3 and under may swim at this time. All children that are not potty-trained are required to wear a swim diaper WITH plastic pants or a bathing suit. This program is uninstructed and will not be prorated toward the purchase of a pool pass. This is a drop in program with the fee payable at Splash Central desk.

Aquatic Fitness 10-Punch Card

Enjoy Water Walkers, Lazy River Walking, Aquafit, and Deep Water Sculpt with this punch card option. Choose what class you want to attend and when you want to attend. We offer 10 punch, 20 punch or 12 week unlimited punch cards.

Please note that:

• The Bartlett Park District isn’t responsible for lost/stolen cards

• One punch per person, per class

• Bring a friend or keep all ten punches for yourself

Water Walkers

Lazy River Walking

Enjoy the outdoors while walking in the Lazy River at Bartlett Aquatic Center using the resistance of the water to burn calories and strengthen muscles. There will be checkpoints to complete exercise sequences or you can choose to continue to walk at your own pace. You can register for the session or you can use the aquatic fitness class punch card.