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Aquatics at The Boston Kroc

Aquatics Park

Our Aquatics Park is designed for members of all ages. Whether you enjoy early morning laps or are thinking of swim classes for your infant or toddler, we provide a unique environment where all skill levels can learn to swim or have fun. As the largest all-season water park in Greater Boston, we offer: 

  • Dedicated 25-yard lap lanes 
  • Zero-depth entry, splash pads, waterslides, and lazy river
  • Group and individual swim lessons with qualified instructors 
  • Water Aerobics, Aqua Zumba, and Senior Classes 
  • CPR and Lifeguard Certification 
  • Family locker rooms 
  • Rental opportunities

Current Schedule

You must register for a class or open swim session ahead of time, ONLINE ONLY, on a first sign up first serve.

Reservation is Required

Please click an activity below to view details and register.

Small Group Swim Lessons

Registration: August 27th  |  Program Run: September 20th - December 17th

12-week, small group course for all ages and abilities. Limited slots available!

$100 for non-members  |  $85 for members

This class begins the child's on their own experiences in the water and is the first class without the parent in the water. Swimmers will learn basic swimming readiness such as bubble blowing, floating on front and back with assistance and underwater exploration.

This class will continue to develop the swimming readiness skills of airway control and floating and introduce gliding and supported kicks and arm movements. Swimmers will begin to attempt some skills with minimal support from the instructor in preparation for independent swimming. Swimmers entering this level should be willing to put their face in the water and/or fully submerge their head with minimal assistance. They should also be willing to float on their back with ears in the water with support.

This class begins the independent use of the swim skills developed in previous classes. Swimmers will work on floating, gliding, and swimming with decreasing support from the instructor, Swimmers entering this level should be comfortable putting their face in the water and fully submerging without assistance. They should be able to float with assistance on their front with their face in the water and on their back with their ears in the water and should be ready to attempt these skills without assistance.

  • For the beginner who is comfortable in the water.
  • Swimmers learn basics of swimming: bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding , supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.
  • Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back and put their head under water.
  • Swimmers will work on: independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water
  • Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back.
  • Swimmers will work on: gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives.
  • Swimmers should already be able to: swim front and back crawl 25 yards.
  • Swimmers will work on: rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.
  • Swimmers should already be able to: swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, whip kick, treading water, and dive.
  • Swimmers will work on: alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of: freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.

Accompanied by a parent in this stage, infant and toddlers focuses on exploring body positions, floating, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills.

  • Water Acclimation With A Parent 
  • Water Discovery 
  • Water Exploration 

Beginner

This Adult small group swim lesson is geared toward beginner adult swimmers looking to improve their skills in a safe and fun atmosphere.

Intermediate

This Adult small group swim lesson is geared toward intermediate adult swimmers looking to improve their skills in a safe and fun atmosphere.

Drop-in Group Aquatics Classes

Drop-in Aqua Aerobics classes are a perfect way to learn a new skill, make friends or improve your fitness. Class times are subject to change.

Exercising in water is perfect for seniors (and all ages) because it puts less stress on the joints and the buoyancy of the water helps reduce the pressure on joints. Burn calories without breaking a sweat!

Register Here

Exercising in water is perfect for seniors because it puts less stress on the joints and the buoyancy of the water helps reduce the pressure on joints.

Register Here!

Tips for Safe, Healthy Swimming

Your health and safety is of the utmost importance at the Kroc
Center. This includes maintaining a clean and healthy swim
environment for you and your family to enjoy. You can help us in
this endeavor by following a few simple tips:

  • No food or glass in the pool area.
  • Shower before entering the pool to remove deodorant, make-up and hair products. The cleaner you are, the cleaner the pool is.
  • Children not toilet trained must wear a swim diaper. For your convenience, swim diapers are available for FREE at the swim desk within the pool area. In the event that water contamination does occur, the pool will temporarily shut down for cleaning.
  • Please do not use the pool if you have shown any signs of illness in the last two weeks.
  • Children 5 and under must have an adult in the pool within arm’s reach.
  • Kids ages 12 and under need to be accompanied by an adult age 18 or older while in the Aquatics Center.

Pool Attire Guidelines

  • Swimming suits are required - No street clothes are permitted in the pool as the dye in non-swimwear pollutes the pool. No cotton permitted in the pool. No Bikinis or two-piece swim suits permitted in swim area
  • Please bring your own towel.
  • Lockers are provided to store your belongings. To secure your belongings, please provide your own lock. Locks may be purchased at the Welcome Desk.
  • Parents are ultimately responsible for the safety and wellbeing of their children.

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