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SIERRA POOL OPENS TO THE PUBLIC ON JUNE 7TH.

 

public swim

Auburn Recreation District operates the Sierra Pool in Auburn as well as Placer Hills Pool in Meadow Vista. The pools are open to the public according to the schedule below. There will be times that the pool will be closed or the schedules may be changed. We have listed in the activity guide changes that we know prior to publication. Check postings at the pool and/or at www.auburnrec.com  for any other changes. Swim passes are good for both pools.

 

SIERRA POOL

6/7 - 8/6

Mon-Thur
12:30-3:30pm
Fri
12:30-4:30pm

PLACER HILLS POOL

6/14 - 7/30

Mon // Wed // Fri
1:00-4:00 pm

 

 

 

Daily Fees

$4 Resident (6 and under) // $5 Resident (7 and older)

 

ALL PERSONS ENTERING THE POOL MUST PAY THE FEE - swimming or non-swimming. All swimmers 6 years of age and younger must be accompanied in the water by a swimming parent or guardian. There will be times that the pool will be closed or the schedule may be changed. We have listed in the activity guide those that we know prior to publication. Check postings at the pool or on-line for any other changes.

 

Swim Passes

Individual Passes

1039 S2

$58 // $50 Resident Discount

Family of 5 Pass

1039 S1

$150 // $140 Resident Discount

 

Family Pass covers five immediate family members. Two additional family members may be added: $20 // $15 Resident Discount (each person). Passes may be purchased at the customer service office and pass holders will be admitted to either pool facility during scheduled Public Swim times. A separate pass is needed for Adult Lap Swimming.

 

 

 

 

 

MASTERS SWIMMING

Masters swimming is for adults to receive instruction on their strokes, get a coached workout and start the day swimming.  Information on Open Water Swims around Northern California will be available.  This is a great workout for individuals participating in Triathlon events.  Masters meets three mornings a week.

 

Age 18+
Location Recreation Park, Sierra Pool
instructor Aquatics Staff
Fee $80 // $75 Resident Discount /per month or
$70 // $62 7-Swim Punch Card (available at Customer Service Office only)

 

Activity # Session Days Time
1080 S1 5/3-5/28 Mon | Wed | Fri 5:45-7am
1080 S2 6/2-6/30 Mon | Wed | Fri 5:45-7am
1080 S3 7/2-7/30 Mon | Wed | Fri 5:45-7am
1080 S4 8/2-8/30 Mon | Wed | Fri 5:45-7am

 

 

 

LIFEGUARD TRAINING

WITH TITLE 22 FIRST AID

This course will certify students in Lifeguard Training, First Aid, and CPR for the Professional Rescuer.  In addition to first aid and CPR skills, class covers water rescues, professionalism, prevention, and many other topics to prepare participants for a job as a lifeguard.  Also covered is Title 22, required by the State of California for all lifeguards.  Hurry, this is a popular class and fills up quickly. 

 

Age

15+ 

Location

Recreation Park, Sierra Pool

instructor

Patti Waskowiak/Kelli Leffel

Fee

$255 // $245 Resident Discount

 

The 2021 books and related material must be purchased online from Red Cross prior to the class starting. (download option also available). A CPR Resuscitation Mask is required the first day of class and can be purchased online. A pre-course swimming test must be passed. 

 

Activity # Session Days Time
1049 W2 4/23 Fri 4-9pm
4/24 Sat 9-5:30pm
4/25 Sun 9-5:30pm
5/1 Sat 9-5:30pm
1049 S1 5/14 Fri 4-9pm
5/15 Sat 9-5:30pm
5/16 Sun 9-5:30pm
5/22 Sat 9-5:30pm

 

 

 

LIFEGUARD RECERTIFICATION

2021 will bring new changes to the Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Program.  This class is designed for current Lifeguards whose certification will expire in 2021 (recertification must be done every two years).

 

Age 16+
Location Recreation Park, Sierra Pool
instructor Patti Waskowiak/ Kelli Leffel
Fee $95 | $85 Resident Discount
  Prerequisite: Current Lifeguard Certification.   Current Lifeguard manual is available for download at the American Red Cross website. 

 

Activity # Session Days Time
1050 W1 4/10-4/11 Sat | Sun 9am-5pm

 

 

 

water aerobics

Are you looking for a pleasant way to workout that is cool, refreshing, and fun? Water aerobics is for you! Join us this spring and exercise in our heated pool. We offer a multitude of classes, early morning, and energizing evenings. All levels of fitness are welcome.  Passes are good for any class at either pool. 

 

Age 18+
Location

Recreation Park, Sierra Pool
Placer Hills Pool

instructor Patti Waskowiak
notes

A 10-swim punch pass is available at the customer service office ($69 // $60 Resident Discount)

 

TIME SESSION DAYS TIME
Sierra Pool      
1042 S1 6/8-8/31 Mon | Wed 5:30-6:30pm
Placer Hills Pool      
1043 S1

6/15-7/28

Tues | Thur 5:30-6:30pm

 

 

 

ADULT LAP SWIMMING

During these times lanes are set aside strictly for adult lap swimming.

Age 18+
Location Recreation Park, Sierra Pool
days / time Tue & Thur | 6-7am

 

Activity # Session Days
1041 S1 6/11-8/1 $118 // $108 Resident Discount
1041 S2 6/25-8/1 $94 // $84 Resident Discount
1041 S3 7/9-8/1 $69 // $60 Resident Discount
1041 S4 7/23-8/1 $41 // $36 Resident Discount

 

 


 

SIERRA POOL is available to rent for parties on weekends (10:30am-12:30pm and 5:30-7:30pm).

 

Call 885-8461 option 6 for availability.

 


 

 

 

 

SWIMMING LESSONS

SWIMMING LESSONS

To best serve all members of the community you will need to sign up for the session and time slot you desire. On the first day of each session the swimmers will be tested and placed in classes with age and ability appropriate peers. As students master skills they will be introduced to the next natural progression.

 

Classes are held Monday-Thursday and are 30 minute classes.

 

Age  3+
LOCATION Recreation Park, Sierra Pool
Placer Hills Pool, Meadow Vista
INSTRUCTOR ARD Aquatics Staff
FEE $67 // $58 Resident Discount 

 

SIERRA POOL 6/7-6/17 6/21-7/1  7/5-7/15 7/19 -7/29
4pm 1006 S1 1006 S2 1006 S3 1006 S4
4:30pm 1007 S1 1007 S2 1007 S3 1007 S4
5pm 1008 S1 1008 S2 1008 S3 1008 S4
5:30pm 1009 S1 1009 S2 1009 S3 1009 S4

 

PLACER
HILLS
Level 6/14-6/24 6/28-7/8 7/12-7/22
10am Tadpoles 1011 S1 1011 S2 1011 S3
10am Penguins 1012 S1 1012 S2 1012 S3
10:30am Tadpoles 1013 S1 1013 S2 1013 S3
10:30am Seahorses 1014 S1 1014 S2 1014 S3
11am Penguins 1015 S1 1015 S2 1015 S3
11am Stingray 1016 S1 1016 S2 1016 S3

 

Private Lessons Available. Please contact Patti Waskowiak

 

TADPOLES (ages 3-6). This class is designed to work with a child that enters the water willingly. It is a water adjustment class with the focus on breath control, front float supported and unsupported as well practicing a back float.

 

PENGUINS (completion of tadpoles or parent-child level 3). The skills to be learned in Penguins are back floating unassisted, both front float and back float with a kick and beginning arm stroke
SEAHORSES (completion of Penguins). Seahorses will strengthen their arm stroking and kicking while learning to add the breathing component to the stroke. In addition, backstroke and deep water skills will be introduced

STINGRAYS (completion of Seahorses). As a Stingray your swimmer will start building endurance using their Freestyle and Backstroke, Elementary backstroke will be introduced to your swimmer.

 

WHALES (completion of Stingrays). Whales will continue to build endurance with their strokes, Breaststroke will be added as a new skill. This class will teach diving and turns.

 

SHARKS (completion of Whales). The goal at the end of the class is your swimmer will have the skills and the knowledge to enjoy a lifetime of opportunities in the water. After successfully completing Sharks your swimmer will be able to swim 100 yds of Freestyle,100 yds Backstroke 50 yds of Elementary Backstroke, 25 yds of Breaststroke. They will have an introduction to Butterfly, racing dives and rescue breathing.

 

 

 

PRIVATE SWIMMING LESSONS

The Auburn Recreation District offers private swimming lessons for children and adults who desire more individual attention. Private lessons are available both at the Sierra Pool and at Placer Hills Pool. Lessons are scheduled in four ½ hour blocks. Available dates are June 7 through July 30. Private lessons for special needs children are also available. Please contact Patti Waskowiak to coordinate instructors and lesson times (530) 863-4625. 

 

AGE 3+ 
LOCATION Recreation Park, Sierra Pool
INSTRUCTOR ARD Aquatics Staff
FEE $138 // $128 Resident Discount 
ACTIVITY 1035 — Sierra Pool

 

 

 

PARENT TOT SWIMMING LESSONS

A parent must accompany the child in the pool. This class is intended for the first-time swimmer who wants a gentle, fun introduction to the water. This is a great reintroduction if they have not been in the pool since last summer.

 

AGE 6 mo-3 
LOCATION Recreation Park, Sierra Pool
Placer Hills Pool, Meadow Vista
INSTRUCTOR ARD Aquatics Staff
FEE   $67 // $58 Resident Discount 

*$51 // $44 Resident Discount

 

ACTIVITY # SESSION DAYS TIME LOCATION
1000 S1* 6/17-7/22 Thurs only 5-5:30pm Placer Hills
         
1001 S1 6/7-6/17 Mon-Thur 5:30-6pm Sierra Pool
1001 S2 6/21-7/1 Mon-Thur 5:30-6pm Sierra Pool
1001 S3 7/5-7/15 Mon-Thur 5:30-6pm Sierra Pool
1001 S4 7/19-7/29 Mon-Thur 5:30-6pm Sierra Pool

 

 

 

FAMILY SWIM NIGHTS

EVERYONE SWIMS FOR $1! 6:30-8:30pm

DATES TBD!

 

 

ROBALOS

Robalos Swim Team

Robalos Swimming is for boys and girls ages 5 to 18. Swimmers must be able to swim unaided one length of the pool. Swimmers practice Monday through Thursday. Additional fun family/swimmer activities will be scheduled. Meets are held Saturday morning beginning in June. Swim team try-out evaluations are on Saturday, April 24 at 4pm or Thursday, April 29 at 6:30pm at Sierra Pool.

 

Age 5-18
Location Recreation Park, Sierra Pool
head coach

Brandon Lee

Fee $191 // $181 Resident Discount
(first two swimmers)

$175 // $165 Resident Discount
(each additional swimmer)

Notes A separate refundable parent participation check (made out to Robalos for $125) will be collected at Back to Swim Night. Meet of Champion qualifiers will pay an additional $30/$35 fee).

 

ACT # SESSION DAYS TIME
Back to Swim Night 5/3 Thur

5:30pm
Rec Park Gym

1040 W1

5/3-6/4

Mon-Thur 3:30-6:30pm
1040 W2

6/7-7/24

Mon-Thur 7-10:30am

 

 

 

 

 

 

MERMAIDS

MERMAID SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING

The Mermaids synchronized swim team has a long tradition here in the foothills. Synchronized swimming combines the grace of dancers, the coordination and flexibility of gymnasts, the spirit of cheerleading, and the strength of water polo players into one beautiful and powerful sport.

 

Practices are held in the evenings Monday through Thursday and some weekends. Meets are held Wednesday evenings beginning in June and the league finals will be held in mid-July. New swimmers of all ages (7-18) are encouraged to join. Swimmers must attend one of our pre-season Free Beginner Clinics or contact the coach to arrange a different time for a swim assessment
(theauburnmermaids@gmail.com).

 

All swimmers and a parent are urged to attend Back in Sync on April 26 and provide a refundable, parent participation check made out to Mermaids in the amount of $125. (Swimmers will not be allowed in the pool without a check).

 

 

Age 7-18
Location Recreation Park, Sierra Pool
instructor Krista Greenlee
Fee $205 l $195 Resident Discount
notes All swimmers must attend the Back in Sync day and pass a basic skills test for placement.

 

ACT # DATES DAYS TIME
Back in Sync Mon 4/26 6pm
1047 W1 4/26-7/18 (No Swim 7/4) Mon - Thur 6:30-8pm


WATER SHOW WILL BE TUESDAY JULY 20 AT 6:30PM.

 

 

 

SYNCHRONIZED SWIM CLINICS

These clinics are designed to introduce or reinforce skills necessary to become a successful synchronized swimmer. Attendees need have no
previous experience but must be able to swim the length of the pool without support.

 

Age 5-18
Location Recreation Park, Sierra Pool
head coach

Krista Greenlee and staff

Fee $25 | $20 Resident Discount
*$58 | $50 Resident Discount

 

ACT # SESSION DATE DAY TIME
FREE Beginner clinic 3/6 Sat  9-11am
FREE Beginner clinic 4/10 Sat  9-11am
1025 W1 Clinic 3/13 Sat 9-11am
1025 W2 Clinic 3/20 Sat 9-11am
1025 W3 Clinic 4/17 Sat 9-11am
1025 W4* All three clinics 3/13, 3/20, 4/17 Sat 9-11am

 

 

 

Mermaids CONDITIONING

Get ready for synchronized swimming. This class is for conditioning as well as an opportunity to learn and practice basic figures. It’s open to beginning as well as experienced swimmers. Make new friends and meet up with old friends.

 

Age 7+
Location Recreation Park, Sierra Pool
instructor Krista Greenlee and Staff
Fee   $67 | $58 Resident Discount
*$105 | $95 Resident Discount (2 months)
Includes Conditioning/Clinics in March/April
NOTE All swimmers must be able to swim the length of the pool, unaided and in depths up to 11 feet.

 

ACT # DATE DAYS TIME
1058 W1   3/1-3/24 Mon | Wed 6:15-8pm
1058 W2   4/5-4/28 Mon | Wed 6:15-8pm
1058 W3 *3/1-4/28 Mon | Wed 6:15-8pm
1058 W4    4/6-4/29 Tues | Thurs  6:15-8pm

 

 

 

Junior Mermaids

Junior Mermaids is the training ground for future Mermaids. Swimmers will learn the basics of synchronized swimming without the pressure of competitive meets. This ten-week program will prepare the swimmers for the end of season water show and give them a head start on the next competitive season.

 

 

 

 

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