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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 $45
30 visits $67.50
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:

► Monday, February 15, 2016
         - President's Day
► Monday, May 30, 2016
         - Memorial Day

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 $45
           30 visits $67.50
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  3/8-3/31  7-7:50 p.m.  16yrs+  DEEP
Tu/Th  4/5-4/28  7-7:50 p.m.  16yrs+  DEEP
Tu/Th  5/3-5/26  7-7:50 p.m.  16yrs+  DEEP

Location:  Nozomi Aquatic Center
M/W  4/25-5/18   6:30-7:20 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
303.390   Tu/Th     2/16-3/3        5-6 p.m.
303.302   Sa          2/20-3/12      9-10 a.m.
303.002   Tu-F       3/8-3/11        8-9 a.m.
303.290   Tu/Th     3/22-4/14      5-6 p.m.
303.490   Tu/Th     4/19-5/5        5-6 p.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
303.392   Tu/Th     2/16-3/3        6-7 p.m.
303.304   Sa          2/20-3/12     10-11 a.m.
303.004   Tu-F       3/8-3/11        9-10 a.m.
303.292   Tu/Th     3/22-4/14      6-7 p.m.
303.492   Tu/Th     4/19-5/5        6-7 p.m.

*USA Diving fee must be paid BEFORE the first day of the class to participate. Complete your membership application online at 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.

**** NEW PROGRAM ****

The focus of this program is to target nee and previously enrolled recreation swim team participants to ensure readiness for the recreation swim team and review strokes with our returning swimmers. We are looking to help individuals develop the skills necessary to be a part of the recreation swim teams, enhance stroke techniques and stroke mechanics.

Emphasis is placed on proper body position on the front and back stroke, streamline body position, develop a strong Flutter, breaststroke and dolphin kick. This class is fast paced, fun and the participants will begin building strength and stamina while learning. Our goals are to improve on existing swimming skills and increase

Registration is open to individuals, ages 5½ to 18 years and must have completed the American Red Cross swimming ability equivalent to our Fish class. Participants must be able to perform the
freestyle and backstroke with some proficiency.
    • Participants ages 5½-8, MUST be able to swim continuously for 25-yards of freestyle with rotary breathing
   • Participants ages 9-18, MUST be able to swim continuously for 50-yards of freestyle with rotary breathing. 

Resident fee: $17
Non-resident fee: $23

Location:  Arrowhead Pool
307.613  Sa  4/28-5/21  9:30-10:20 am 5½-8 yrs
307.614  Sa  4/28-5/21  10:30-11:20 am 9-18 yrs

(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 Lifeguard 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.
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.
312.477    F     4/8-5/13      5:30-6:25 a.m.
312.677    F     5/20-6/24    5:30-6:25 a.m.

Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center

312.392  Tu/Th  2/16-3/3    6-6:50 p.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.
312.478    F     2/26-4/1      6:30-7:25 a.m.
312.678    F     2/26-4/1      6:30-7:25 a.m.

We recommend customers register
using our online registration system by clicking on the class code links above.
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