Youth and Adult Aquatics

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Knowing how to swim is an important life skill for both children and adults to have, especially in South Florida. We offer a variety of aquatics classes for children and adults of all skill levels.

(additional fee + membership not required)

Youth Aquatics

The Herbert Wellness Center is currently closed until further notice. Check back for updates. 

Level 1 Guppies

Preschool age children 3-6 years old who have never taken a swim class and do not swim at all.  They are brand new to the pool. Course will cover the basic safety topics and assist children in gaining confidence with their swimming abilities.  The course will include working on being in the water, breathing, front crawl, and floating.

TUE/THU 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Level 2 Minnows

Preschool age children 3-6 years old with previous swimming experience with shallow water.  They are comfortable with the basics of front crawl and floating and will begin to work on stroke technique and refinement of swimming skills.

TUE/THU 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Level 3 Trouts

Children ages 5-8 who can complete at least on length of the pool without assistance.  They must know free style stroke along with basic knowledge of the others.

TUE/THU 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Level 4 Marlins

Children ages 6-10 who feel comfortable in the water and must be able to swim two lengths of the pool.  They should know at least two strokes.  This course will work on breathing, freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly.

TUE/THU 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Level 5 Dolphins

Children ages 6-10 who can swim well on their own.  Children should be comfortable with each stroke and able to swim multiple laps in the large area of the pool.  These more advanced swimmers will focus on refining their basic strokes and technique.

We are currently not offering class times for this group.

Level 6 Sharks

Ages 11-14.  This is an advanced level course where students will refine all of the strokes and technique.

We are currently not offering class times for this group.

Adult Aquatics

The Herbert Wellness Center is currently closed until further notice. Check back for updates. 


This is for those water lovers who may have taught themselves how to swim or have never had the chance to swim.  The focus is on the front crawl but will depend on the individuals in the class.  Drills are used to enhance body position in the water and to swim more effectively. 

MON/WED 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

UM Student Member: $89   Member: $115   Non-Member: $145


Intermediate- you have mastered the front crawl and maybe even the backstroke and want to refine them and learn another stroke or two.  Advanced- You are able to swim two to three strokes proficiently and want to learn the rest of the strokes and flip turns. You will leave this course knowing more drills, with a better stroke and the ability to swim for exercise.

MON/WED 8:00 - 9:00 p.m.

UM Student Member: $89   Member: $115   Non-Member: $145


Session 2 Registration: March 16th

Session 2 runs April 6th – 30th (4-week session).

A structured swim workout for the swimmer who wants to build endurance and improve skills. The workouts vary each class consisting of sprints, distance swimming, and stroke drills. The instructor will adapt the workout to your goals, while providing a fun, yet challenging group swimming workout.  This class is perfect for those that want to cross-train for fitness, improve their swimming ability, or train for a triathlon or other swimming competition. Swimmers should be able to swim multiple laps without stopping and be comfortable swimming a minimum of 1 mile per class.

UM Student Member: $40   Member: $52   Non-Member: $65


Enjoy a low-impact workout in the water without feeling stress on your joints.  This class offers an overall fitness workout that challenges you aerobically and uses the water as resistance for strengthening and toning. Excellent for those with bone or joint problems. Ages 65+

Member: $115 for 36 sessions   Non-Member: $165 for 36 sessions