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Summer Aquatics Program

The Summer 2017 Program will begin on Monday, May 29th!

Pacific Community Pool will be open from May 29 through October 1, 2017

Off-Season Phone Number (September 26, 2016 - May 14, 2017): (818) 937-7442

Seasonal Phone Number (May 15, 2017 - September 24, 2017): (818) 937-7433

***Wading Pools are available for rental for private parties from June through October, based on staff availability.  Please call to reserve your party today.***

 FOR LESSON TIMES, CLICK HERE

FOR ONLINE LESSON REGISTRATION, CLICK HERE

*If you have already registered for a class in the past, but have never logged onto the website, then your username is your household number, and your password is your last name.  You can call (818) 937-7440 if you have any issues registering or logging in.

 

 2017 SWIM LESSON REGISTRATION DAY

Registration Opportunity #1: Saturday, May 13 on a walk-in, first come, first serve basis.

The location for registration will be announced at 6:00 a.m. on May 13 through the following outlets:

www.glendaleaquatics.com

https://facebook.com/MyGlendaleParks

Twitter: @myglendalesports @myglendalesc @myglendaleparks

(818) 937-7433 (voicemail message)

  • Each adult will be allowed to register a MAXIMUM of 3 children without proof of guardianship.  Proof of guardianship will be required for families with more than 3 children.
  • Any numbered registration cards not processed on May 13th become invalid.  Doors will close at 11:00 a.m.  Please refer to other registration opportunities below for additional registration information.
  • Numbered registration cards will be distributed as follows:
    • Glendale Residents - 6:15 a.m. through 8:30 a.m.
    • Open Registration (for residents or non-residents) - 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
    • No numbered registration cards will be distributed after 9:30 a.m.
    • Payments will be accepted beginning at 8:00 a.m.
  • Residents MUST bring proof of residency to registration!  See below for proof of residency requirements.

 

 Additional Registration Opportunities

Registration Opportunity #2:

You may register for any future session ONLINE beginning Monday, May 22 at parksonline.glendaleca.gov.  Internet registration will continue throughout the summer.

If you register as a resident online, you MUST bring proof of residency to your first class, or you will be charged the additional non-resident fee(s).  Please see below for proof of residency requirements.

 

Registration Opportunity #3:

In-person registration will continue at Pacific Community Pool beginning Tuesday, May 30.  Registration will be continuous throughout the summer only as follows:

  • Mondays through Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon & 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.*
  • Weekends from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

*Please note that on Tuesday, May 30, Wednesday, May 31, and Thursday, June 1, registration will only be from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Please check class availability at parksonline.glendaleca.gov by clicking the information button for the class you are interested in.

Registration Opportunity #4:

No online or in-person registration will be accepted on the first day of class.  On the SECOND day of class at the pool site, registration will be accepted from 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. for open spaces in specific levels ONLY. 

Payment Methods

Payment for registration in person: Cash, Check, or Credit Card* (Visa, MasterCard, or Discover)

Payment for registration online: Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, or Discover)

*The City of Glendale charges a non-refundable 2.5% service fee for all credit card transactions.  If you wish to avoid paying this fee, you may pay cash or check in person at the pool.  Registration spots will not be held until payment is received in full.

 

Proof of Residency Requirements

Residents are defined as any person who resides within the Glendale Unified School District boundaries.  Residents must bring proof of residency in the form of two (2) current utility bills, or a copy of a current, executed rental agreement.  The utility bills or rental agreement must have the applicant’s name, current date, and valid residential address printed on the front.  Utility bills can be in the form of a water bill, power bill, or gas bill.  Cell phone provider bills, credit card bills, television provider bills, bank statements, or any other bill not specified will not be accepted as a substitute.



2017 Aquatics Wrap Up Front Page

2017 Aquatics Wrap Up Back Page

 

ALL swim participants are REQUIRED to submit

a Release of Liability Form SIGNED by a parent

or legal guardian.

All highlighted fields must be completed.

Any day camps wishing to bring participants to the pool MUST bring signed releases of liability with them on their first swim day.  Day Camps MUST contact the pool prior to arrival to verify if space is available.

You may download the Release of Liability Form by CLICKING HERE, or call (818) 937-7433 to have one emailed to your camp director.

Please also complete a Photo Release Form.  You can download the form by CLICKING HERE.

 

Summer 2017 Pacific Community Pool Schedules

2017 Aq Calendar - May 29-June 4

Click here for the current pool schedule

May 29 - June 4, 2017

June 5 - August 13, 2017

August 14 - August 27, 2017

August 28 - October 1, 2017

 

Summer 2017 Pacific Community Pool Lessons

 2017 Aq Lesson Chart Youth Classes2017 Aq Lesson Chart Adult Classes


 2017 Novice Water Polo Team - Glendale Polo

Bears

 

Prerequisites:

  1. Participants must have the endurance to complete a one hour water polo workout.
  2. Water Polo coach approval at the first day of practice.
  3. Water Polo participants are STRONGLY encouraged to continue swim lessons until Level VI is passed.
 
Ages: 9 - 17

Fee: $75
Dates: June 5 - August 19

Location & Times:
Hoover High School Pool
 June 5 - August 11

11 & Under
6:15 - 7:30 p.m. (Mon-Thurs) AND 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Fri)

14 & Under
7:15 - 8:30 p.m. (Mon-Thurs) AND 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Fri)
  17 & Under
7:15 - 8:30 p.m. (Mon-Thurs) AND 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Fri)
     
   Pacific Community Pool
 August 14 - August 18
   All Age Groups
5:30 - 6:45 p.m. (Fri)
 

To access the Hoover High School pool deck, you must park on Olmstead Dr., and walk across the track/field following signs to the pool deck.

Please note: Although game/meet information is posted here, it is always best to verify information with your coaches.

 **AGES 15-17 will practice, by may not play games.

Tentative Banquet Date: August 13, 2017 from 3-6pm

Tentative Picture Day: July 14, 2017

North Region Summer 2017 Water Polo Game Schedule

Sponsored by the LA84 Foundation Summer Swim Program www.la84foundation.org

Additional scrimmages may be organized on a periodic basis.

Dates to be determined
 
 


 
 
 

 

Saturday, August 19

LA84 Summer Water Polo Festival @ Rosebowl Aquatic Center

Details to be announced.

 

2017 Novice Swim Team - Glendale Gators

 Prerequisites:

  1. Participants must have the endurance to complete a one hour swim workout.
  2. Participation in daily workouts as well as attendance to the majority of swim meets, typically held on Saturdays.
  3. Swim coach approval at the swim team try-outs on the first day of practice.  If payment has already been made and the youth is not accepted onto the team, a full refund will be issued.
  4. Swim team participants are STRONGLY encouraged to continue swim lessons until Level VI is passed.
 
Fee: $75
Dates: June 5 - August 13

MORNING TEAM PRACTICE DATES
LOCATION
TIMES
June 5 - August 11
Pacific Community Pool
7:40 a.m. - 8:55 a.m. (M-Th)

Hoover High School Pool
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (Fri)



EVENING TEAM PRACTICE DATES
LOCATION TIMES
June 5 - August 11
Hoover High School Pool
5:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. (M-Th)

Hoover High School Pool
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (Fri)
 To access the Hoover High School pool deck, you must park on Olmstead Dr. and walk across the track/field, following the signs to the pool deck.
 Please Note: Although game/meet information is posted here, it is always best to verify information with your coaches.

 

Swim Meet Schedule

To be determined

 

 Learn to Swim General Information

  •  The following classes are available: Parent & Me (6 mo. - 3.5 yrs.), Level 1 - 6 (3.5 yrs. - 15 yrs.),         Adults (16 yrs. & older).
  •  Swim lesson participants MUST be present on the first day of the scheduled swim lesson; otherwise the participant will be automatically dropped from the class. 
    If you know in advance that the participant will be unable to attend the first day of lessons, you must call and receive approval from Emile Giragosian at (818) 937-7433 before the first class begins.  You must indicate your child's swim level at this time.
  •  Private One-On-One Lessons are available for $30 per child, per 30 minutes.
  •  NO REFUNDS will be issued for aquatics programs, including registering for the wrong level or time.

 

LESSON DATES & TIMES

  •  The 4-day session will run Monday - Thursday for 2 weeks & 25 minutes per class.
  •  The 3-day session will run Friday, Saturday & Sunday for 2 weekends & 35 minutes per class.
  •  For most swim levels there may be up to 10 students per class.
  •  When choosing a swim class, you should register for the time you're interested in because all levels are offered at all times (with the exception of Parent & Me and Adult classes, which are specially marked on the lesson schedule).

   Session A
 Session B
 Session C
 Session D
 Session E
Session F

 

Mon-Thur Sessions

 

June 5-15

 

June 19-29

 

July 3-13

 

July 17-27

 

July 31-Aug 10

 

Aug 14-24

 

 Fri, Sat, Sun Sessions

 

June 4-18

 

June 23-July 2

 

Not Offered

 

July 21-30

 

Not Offered

 

Aug 18-27

 

 LESSON FEES

 Resident Youth Lessons - $40 per session
 Resident Adult Lessons - $55 per session
 Non-Resident Youth Lessons - $55 per session
 Non-Resident Adult Lessons - $70 per session

Glendale Infant & Preschool Program

PARENT & ME STARFISH (Ages 6 mo. - 3.5 yrs). Adult participation required. Students in "Starfish" will learn to adjust to the water, water entry, jumping in, front kick, blowing bubbles, front glide, back float, underwater exploration, arm movement, and safety skills. Parent skills will be taught including towing with personal floatation devices and rescues.

Glendale Learn to Swim Program

Level I-A Turtles (Ages 3.5 - 5 yrs.)

"Turtles" will learn to feel comfortable in the water. Students will learn to adjust to water entry, perform the front kick, how to glide and float, breathing control, underwater exploration, beginner strokes, and various safety skills.

Level I-B Frogs (Ages 6 - 12 yrs)

"Frogs" will learn to feel comfortable in the water and enjoy the water safely. Students will expand upon the skills taught in "Turtles".

Level II Sea Horses (Ages 6 - 12 yrs)

"Sea Horses" will learn fundamental skills, including locomotion skills, self-help, and basic rescue skills taught in previous levels.

Level III Fish (Ages 6 -15 yrs)

"Fish" will learn to build on the skills learned in Level II. This includes coordination of the front and back crawl, introduction to elementary backstroke, diving and treading water, along with additional safety skills.

Prerequisite: Children must possess either a Level II completion certificate or skills equivalent to that level, including the ability to swim five yards unassisted.

Level IV Dolphins (Ages 6 - 15 yrs)

"Dolphins" will learn to develop confidence and improve other aquatic skills. The breaststroke, sidestroke, and basic turning at the wall will be introduced. Personal safety and rescue techniques are also emphasized.

Prerequisite: Children must be at least 6 years of age and possess either a Level III completion certificate or skills equivalent to that level, including the ability to swim 15 yards unassisted. Children at this level are encouraged to try out for the summer swim team.

Level V/VI Sharks (Ages 6 - 15 yrs)

"Sharks" will to learn coordination and refinement of keystrokes. The butterfly, open turns, and the feet-first surface dive are introduced. Children at this level are encouraged to try out for the summer swim team. The objective of Level VI is to polish strokes so students swim with more ease, efficiency, power, and smoothness over greater distances. Students develop considerable endurance by the end of this course. Additional flip turns and the long shallow dive are taught.

Prerequisite: Children entering Level V & VI must have a Level IV certificate or must meet all requirements to complete Level IV. Children at this level are encouraged to try out for the summer swim team.

Adult Lessons (Ages 16 years and older)

The objective of this class is to help adults achieve their desired swimming ability.

Junior Lifeguard Information

This academy will teach the American Red Cross principles of Community First Aid and Safety, Water Safety Instructor Aid, general pool-lifeguard scanning methods, and various lifeguarding techniques, including reaching and throwing assists.

Dates:

Session 1: Mondays through Thursdays, June 19 - 29, 2017

Session 2: Monday through Friday, July 3 - 7 (no class on July 4), and Monday through Thursday, July 10 - 13, 2017

Time: 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. 

Ages: 12 - 14

Fee: $85 per 2 week session

Are you interested in becoming a lifeguard?

Lifeguard classes are offered through the GUSD ROP program.  The City will also offer an American Red Cross Lifeguard class at the end of the summer.  Check back for more details.

Splish Splash Family Fun Day

The City of Glendale will be hosting the annual Splish Splash Family Fun Day on Saturday, July 8 from 1 p.m – 5:00 pm at Pacific Community Pool. Join us for a great day of fun which will include; organized games, relay races, a treasure hunt and more.

In partnership with the American Red Cross, a water safety presentation will take place at 1pm. People who attend the presentation from 1 - 1:30pm will be allowed free admission to pool on this day.

Special Needs Accommodations

The Community Services & Parks Department will provide any reasonable accommodation toward the inclusion of a participant. Please contact our Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator at (818) 548-3785 two weeks prior to the start of the program. Ample time is required to determine the needs of each request.

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