Life Enrichment Program
Our mission is to promote health, wellness and fitness for adults through swimming. Our vision at the GAC is to be a premier resource for aquatic health and fitness and to make living an active, healthy and fit lifestyle a primary goal through swimming.
Adaptive Aquatic Lessons
Adaptive swim lessons use applied behavior analytic strategies to teach children with special needs. Lessons are created for, but not limited to, those with behavioral, communication or sensory challenges.
Instruction utilizes adaptive teaching strategies to accommodate swimmers with individual abilities, needs and goals.
August & September Adaptive Aquatic Lessons
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October - December Adaptive Aquatic Lessons
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Our mission is to promote health, wellness, and fitness for the adaptive community at the GAC. Our vision at the GAC is to prepare participants to be able to swim and exercise on their own. Our instructors will work with each participant to achieve their goals. One of our goals is to reach as many individuals as possible from age 6+ in the adaptive community.
GAC Waves is a non-competitive program that focuses on stroke refinement, endurance and speed.
Prerequisites: Completing Level 5 of the Learn to Swim program and passing a swim assessment. Assessments are done on Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m or 6:45pm to 7:00pm. Please call the GAC Front Desk at 336-315-8498 to schedule an assessment.
Next Registration Dates: September 23rd - 25th, 2021
Fall 2021 Waves Classes
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This program is offered to youth participants ages 6 years old to 13 years old and teaches the basics of diving from a 1m and 3m springboard.
Prerequisites: Participants must be able to tread water for 2 minutes, swim 25 yards unassisted and dive from the side of the pool into deep water.
Next Registration Dates: September 21st - 24th, 2021
Fall 2021 Diving Classes
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Mermaid Certification Classes
Want to become a mermaid? Come join us for our mermaid certification classes!
This certification class inclludes learning how to properly use a mono-fin and mermaid tail, effective mermaid swimming techniques and skills, and mermaid safety rules. Participants must be able to float on their front and back for at least 30 seconds, blow bubbles out of their nose, effeciently swim 25 yards and be comfortable in deep water.
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Mermaid Fin Times
Once you become a certified mermaid, join us for Mermaid Fin Time!
Are you already a mermaid and want to find a place to swim? Then join us for Mermaid Club Fin Time! We will have space reserved to allow mermaids the opportunity to swim at thier leisure! For those interested in participating, drop in admission will be $10 and will guarantee a designated swim area with hula hoops and other fun equipment for use. Those who successfully received their Mermaid Certification can take advantage of fin time for free! Mono fin and tail rentals are available for $10, but we have a limited availability, and it is first come, first serve! We encourage all our mermaids to provide their own tails and monofins during Fin Time as sizing and quantities are limited.
Click the link below to register for any of our Specialty Programs. Don't forget to create your online account and add any children as dependents on the account. Any questions? Call us at 336-315-8498.Register Now