Fitness Swim

LAP Swim | Water Walking | Independent Exercise

Ages 14+
Get in shape in our heated pool! Swimming is a great workout that improves cardiovascular health, tones muscle and helps maintain a healthy weight. Lanes may be reserved online only, no drop-in or in-person reservations. The online lane reservation system can be complicated! Please review our Online Registration Instruction page before making reservations.

Fitness Swim is not for Families or Swim Lessons, please reserve Family Lanes for those activities.

NEW! Lanes now available for Fitness Swim in the small Activity Pool!

See below for Emery G. Weed III Lap Pool and Activity Pool lane assignments.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a high-use facility with multiple programs happening at a time. During your reservation time, other programs may be occurring that have loud music or amplified sound.

Emery G. Weed Lap Pool Lane Assignments

  • The lanes are numbered 1-10, with 1 being the shallow lane and 10 being the deep lane. Please see the picture to right for the numbered lanes.
  • Lane 1 Stairs is the shallow lane with the stairs, which starts at a depth of 3’ and goes to 4’6”. This lane is less than half the length of a normal 25-yard lane, with a 6-foot section in the middle of the lane to keep physical distance from the other half of the lane. This lane is good for independent exercise and water walking.
  • Lane 1 Ladder is the shallow lane with the ladder, which is depth of 4’6”. This lane is less than half the length of a normal 25-yard lane, with a 6-foot section in the middle of the lane to keep physical distance from the other half of the lane. This lane is good for independent exercise and water walking.
  • Lane 2 is a shallower lane, with a depth of 4’6” the length of the lane and going deeper as it gets closer to Lane 3. This lane is good for water walking, lap swimming and independent exercise.
  • Lane 3, 4 & 5 are deep lanes with a depth of 7’. These lanes are good for lap swimming and deep-water independent exercise.
  • Lane 6, 7, 8 & 9 are deep lanes that start with a depth of 7’ at one side of the pool and end with 13’ at the other side. These lanes are good for lap swimming and deep-water independent exercise.
  • Lane 10 is a deep lane that start with a depth of 7’ at one side of the pool and end with 13’ at the other side. There are ladders on either end of the lane. This lane is good for lap swimming and deep-water independent exercise.
  • Fitness Lane 1 Ladder, Lane 1 Stairs and Lane 2 will be reserved individually due to the special nature of these lanes. 
  • Fitness Lanes 3-10 will be combined in online reservations. Swimmers will choose their lanes once they arrive outside the facility.

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Activity Pool Lane Assignments

Orange Area * – This is a full-size lane, 25 yards long by 7.5 feet wide, with a depth of 3.5 feet all the way across. Ideal of lap swimming, water walking, or independent exercise. Please enter this lane from the North East side of the pool by the locker rooms.

Blue Area * – This is a full-size lane, 25 yards long by 7.5 feet wide, with a depth of 3.5 feet all the way across. Ideal of lap swimming, water walking, or independent exercise. Please enter this lane from the South West side of the pool by the green closets.

Green Area * – This is a full-size lane, 25 yards long by 7.5 feet wide, with a depth of 3.5 feet all the way across. Ideal of lap swimming, water walking, or independent exercise. Please enter this lane from the North East side of the pool by the locker rooms.

Purple Area – This is a shorter area, 16 yards long but almost double the width of a typical lane. Ideal for water walking or independent exercise, lap swim can also be done in this lane with shorter laps. Please enter this area from the South East side of the pool next to the slide.  Currently only available for Fitness Swim on Weekend Mornings.

* Orange, Blue & Green Areas will be combined in online reservations. Swimmers will choose their lanes once they arrive outside the facility. 

AP Fitness Lanes

Dates/Times

Fitness Swim will be available for the following times in the Emery G. Weed III Lap Pool:

Monday*TuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
6am-7:45am**
8am-3:45pm

7-7:45pm
6am-7:45am** 8am-12:45pm
2pm-3:45pm
7pm-7:45pm
6am-7:45am** 8am-3:45pm

7-7:45pm
6am-7:45am** 8am-3:45pm

7-7:45pm
6am-7:45am** 8am-12:45pm
2pm-3:45pm
7pm-7:45pm
7-7:45am
8-9:45am**
11am-7:45pm
7am-7:45pm

*Please note the pool will remain open every Monday from 8am-9am during yard maintenance.
**Lane 1 Ladder and Lane 1 Stairs only during Masters practice.
***No Fitness Swim on Tuesdays & Fridays 1pm-1:45pm and Saturdays 10am-10:45am due to Water Aerobics in Lap Pool.  Fitness Lanes will be added back in at this time if Water Aerobics does not fill within 72 hours of class date.

Fitness Swim will be available for the following times in the Activity Pool:

Monday*TuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
3pm-8:45pm1pm-8:45pm3pm-8:45pm3pm-8:45pm1pm-8:45pm7am-8:45am**7am-8:45am**

*Please note the pool will remain open every Monday from 8am-9am during yard maintenance.
**Through May 16th, Lap Swim in mornings on Saturday & Sunday is 7am-9:45am. Beginning May 22nd, Lap Swim in mornings on Saturday & Sunday is 7am-8:45am. Purple area also available during these times.

All Lanes are reserved on the hour for 45-minute time periods.

Continually check the online registration page for cancellations or newly released times! 


Reservations

Reservation Period
Resident Registration
Non-Resident Registration
May 17th-30th*Tuesday May 11th at 4pmWednesday May 12th at 4pm
June 1st-11th**Tuesday May 25th at 4pmWednesday May 25th at 4pm

*The Swim Center will be closed May 31st
**The Swim Center Summer Schedule will begin on Saturday, June 12th.  Stay tuned for details.

Lane reservations can be made online here.

Please note:

Information on the steps the Swim Center is taking to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus, plus information on our programs and how to reserve lanes, is available in the Policies Manual which you can read here (updated version as of 2/11/21).

High-Use Facility: This is a high-use facility with multiple programs happening at a time. During your reservation time, other programs may be occurring that have loud music or amplified sound.

Verification of Residency: Proof of household address may be requested at any time to verify residency. This may be in the form of a utility bill or rental lease.

Cancellation Policy: For Fitness, Family and Water Aerobics reservations, lanes can now be cancelled online (no in-person or over phone cancellations) up to 7pm the day before your reservation! You can reserve lanes up until midnight the day of. A 50% processing fee will be applied, the remaining 50% will be applied as a credit to your household. The Online Instructions page has been updated with instructions on how to cancel a lane reservation.

The Swim Center is CLOSED on City Holidays:
Monday, May 31, 2021

Fees

Per Swimmer Price:
$10 Resident
$12 Non-Resident

Lap Swim Etiquette

  • Face coverings must be worn at all times until in the water.
  • To comply with physical distancing, swim in the middle of your lane. If you must use the stairs/ladder:
    • Use the stairs/ladder closest to your lane
    • Move through lanes as close to the wall as possible
    • Ask the swimmers in each lane to move 6 feet away from the wall while you pass through their lane
    • Go under lane lines, not over
  • Equipment is not available for use. Swimmers may bring their own equipment such as kick boards and pull buoys
  • Painters’ tape and lockers will be placed along the walls surrounding both pools for customers bags and belongings. Nothing can be placed on tables/chairs on the deck. Customers must place their belongings inside the painters’ tape or outside locker.
  • No tables, chairs, picnic tables, or other deck equipment will be available for use.

Lap Swim Information

  • One length of the pool is 25 yards. One mile is approximately 72 lengths (or 36 laps).
  • Swim caps are not required but are encouraged for swimmers with long hair.
  • Swimmers must bring their own equipment, no equipment will be provided by the Swim Center.
  • Recreation swimming and/or playing in the water is not permitted during Lap Swim.