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The City of Chandler Aquatics staff encourages you to stay fit and healthy through recreational swimming. We also support youth stroke development
opportunities in the community!

We offer lap swimming year-round at select Chandler facilities.
recreational swim teams in Chandler
other aquatics classes offered in Chandler

Chandler Pools & Aquatic Centers

Lap swimming opportunities in the morning and evening
Swimming is a great way to
stay fit!

We offer year-round lap swimming in the early mornings and the evenings at select facilities. And the water is heated!

We also reserve at least one lane during public swim hours for lap swimming.

The City of Chandler encourages fitness through swimming. 

The intent of this program is to provide an adult lap swim program. However, circumstance may allow some youth and teens to participate. All children under the age of 15 will be asked to complete a 500 yard continuous (no stopping) swim test and have a swimming ability equivalent to the American Red Cross Level VI or the City of Chandler’s Marlin level.

Early Bird Swim
@ Hamilton Aquatic Center

     3838 S. Arizona Ave., Chandler

Monday - Thursday
5:30-7:30 a.m.

Admission: $2

Punch Passes Available: 
    - Resident Punch Passes:
           20 visits $30
           30 visits $45
    - Non-resident Punch Passes: 

           20 visits $40
           30 visits $60
Pass sold to Chandler residents only: 
    - Annual Lap Swim Pass: $200

There will be no lap swimming at Hamilton or Mesquite Groves on the following dates:

► Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015
         - Veteran's Day
► Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015
         - Thanksgiving Day, except Hamilton

Night Owl Swim
@ Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center

     5901 S. Hillcrest Dr., Chandler

 Monday - Thursday
 7-9 p.m.

 Admission:  $2

Punch Passes Available: 
    - Resident Punch Passes:
           20 visits $30
           30 visits $45
    - Non-resident Punch Passes: 

           20 visits $40
           30 visits $60
Pass sold to Chandler residents only: 
    - Annual Lap Swim Pass: $200

Training Assistance:

If you would like to build endurance, work on the form or speed of your stroke, or you are training for a triathlon, please ask the staff member on deck to help reach your goal. They can assist you with a specific workout (from beginner to advanced) to suit your needs.

other aquatics classes offered by Chandler


All classes are 50 minutes. Participants must be 16 years or older. Fee based on 8 classes.Drop-in fee is $5 for resident and $7 for non resident, space permitting (Drop-in participation is limited due to class size. Drop-in may not be accommodated if class registration is full). 
 tAQUAta Shallow: 
(Aqua + Tabata = tAQUAta)
This course is based off of the Tabata workout, which uses High Intensity Interval Training, to improve cardiovascular and metabolic systems. This course uses the natural resistance of shallow and deep water to power moves without impacting joints. tAQUAta offers a balanced emphasis on cardio, strength, and the core throughout the session (3.5 to 5 ft. deep)
Aqua Fit Deep: Uses deep water jogging and exercises to challenge and strengthen the entire body including the core. This class is held in 6-12 feet of water, in a vertical position, feet not touching the bottom to improve overall fitness. Flotation belts, noodles and other equipment are used but comfort in the water is recommended.
Class Fee:
Resident fee: $35
Non-resident fee: $48

Drop In Fee:
Resident fee: $5
Non-resident fee: $7

Location:  Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center
Tu/Th  10/27-11/19  9-9:50 a.m. 16yrs+  tAQUAta
Tu/Th  10/27-11/19  7-7:50 p.m. 16yrs+  DEEP


Instructor Fee

8-Day: Resident:  $80   Non-resident:  $108
6-Day: Resident:  $60   Non-resident:  $81
4-Day: Resident:  $40   Non-resident:  $54
3-Day: Resident:  $30   Non-resident:  $41
Registration Fee
8-Day: Resident:  $22   Non-resident:  $30
6-Day: Resident:  $17   Non-resident:  $23
4-Day: Resident:  $11   Non-resident:  $15

3-Day: Resident:  $9     Non-resident:  $11
USA Diving fee* (one time): $12

(8-18 YRS)

Dive into something new! Learn the positions
and fundamentals of springboard diving in a
fun and safe environment. The class will
focus on basic Board-work technique, entry work, and skill development on a one-meter diving board.

Location:  Mesquite Groves Aquatic Ctr
303.696    M/W     11/9-30,         4-5 p.m.
                                 (no class 11/11)      
303.302    Sa         2/20-3/5        9-10 a.m.

(12+ YRS)

This class is for diving students who have
completed a series of introductory diving
lessons. Divers will learn back, inward,
reverse, and twisting/flipping dives on a
one-meter board. Class Prerequisite:
Must be able to perform a hurdle, tuck,
and pick dive

Location:  Mesquite Groves Aquatic Ctr
303.690    M/W     11/9-30,      5-6 p.m.
                               (no class 11/11)
303.304    Sa         2/20-3/5     10-11 a.m.

*USA Diving fee must be paid BEFORE
the first day of the class to participate.
Complete your membership application
online at
memberships/join.wp and select "Limited
Athlete Membership", then select "club:
Chandler Aquatics Diving, Coach of Record:
Herpin Rachel". Please submit a copy

of your completed membership directly to
the instructor Rachel Herpin at This limited
membership is valid for one year and
only need to be purchased once.


Youth Stroke Development is designed to   help participants improve their strokes and provide a basic understanding of swimming with a recreation swim team.

* Participants must be able to swim continuously for 25-50 yards freestyle with rotary breathing and 25-50 yards of backstroke

*Recommended participants have completed the 
swimming ability equivalent to our Fish class or can perform with some proficiency the following strokes: freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke.

Resident fee: $31
Non-resident fee: $42

Freestyle, Backstroke, Starts & Turns
  Location:  Arrowhead Pool
    None at this time

Freestyle, Backstroke, Butterfly, Starts & Turns
 Location:  Arrowhead Pool
   None at this time

(11-15 YRS)

This course will teach water safety and    introduce participants to the duties and responsibilities of a lifeguard; however, this course will not certify anyone to be a lifeguard. Participants will have an introduction to first aid, and CPR/AED and build a foundation of knowledge, attitudes and skills in preparation for the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course.
Successful completion requires participation in skills practice. Enrollment is limited to 20 participants.

To participate in Junior Lifeguarding, the    following skills must be demonstrated:
+ Swim the front crawl for 25 yards        continuously while breathing to the front or side.
+ Tread water for 1 minute.
+ Float on the back for 30 seconds.
+ Submerge and swim a distance of 10 feet underwater.

The skills evaluation will occur on the first day of the program. Participants should bring a swimsuit and towel for the skills evaluation and for every class.
Upon completion of this program, the    participant will receive a certificate of completion and t-shirt. Upon turning 15 years of age, they will be prepared to enroll in the American Red Cross    Lifeguarding course, where the knowledge and skills of a lifeguard will be taught.    

Resident fee:  $57
Non-resident fee:  $74

Location:  Arrowhead Pool

Location:  Hamilton Aquatic Center
Location:  Mesquite Groves Aquatic Ctr
Location:  Nozomi Aquatic Center
      Usually offered in the Summer


You know how to swim but want help perfecting your stroke. You are thinking about competing in a triathlon but swimming is your weakest sport.  Instructors will work with participants to perfect their stroke technique, swim longer distances, and improve performance.
   None at this time...


Resident fee: $31
Non-resident fee: $42

Endurance - This coached practice will  help participants improve their swimming  endurance. Course sets will be designed
to help improve times and increase stamina.
Location:  Hamilton Aquatic Center
312.177    F     1/8-2/12      5:30-6:25 a.m.
312.377    F     2/26-4/1      5:30-6:25 a.m.

Refinement - This coached practice will help those seeking to improve their stroke technique and form. The instructor will work with participants to polish strokes through this instruction, participants will be able to improve times.

Location:  Hamilton Aquatic Center
312.178    F     1/8-2/12      6:30-7:25 a.m.
312.378    F     2/26-4/1      6:30-7:25 a.m.

We recommend customers register
using our online registration system.
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