Aquatics

Pool Rules

Lime Street Park Pool - Opens Saturday, May 25th!

16292 Lime St.
(760) 244-5488 ext.. 116

 

Open Swim

Open daily for public swimming from May 25th to August 11th, 2019.  Lime Street Pool is staffed with certified lifeguards.

Cost: $2.00 per child (17 & younger) and $3.00 per adult (18 & older) per session.
Please have exact change.

Hours

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Weekdays
1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Friday – 1:00 to 2:30 p.m., 5:00 to 6:30 p.m., 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Weekends
12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Late Night Swim 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. (Saturdays only)

Holidays (May 27th and July 4th)
12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

 

Pool Rules

Children under 48” must be accompanied and supervised by an adult - No Horseplay - No Glass - No Toys - No Electronic Devices - No Flotation Devices - Food & Drink Only in Designated Area - All children must take a swim test to enter the deep end.

District Code of Conduct and other rules apply.

SWIMSUITS ARE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY INTO THE GATED POOL AREA - STRICTLY ENFORCED

Males 6 yrs. + must have shorts with a drawstring & liner.  Females 6 yrs.+ must wear a swimsuit or shorts (must meet the same requirements as males) with a sports bra (may not be white or see-through).  Children 5 yrs. & younger must wear a swimsuit with a liner (drawstring is not required, must have an elastic waist).  Swim diapers are required for children that aren’t potty trained.  Any swim attire that is offensive to the general public will not be allowed.

 

Pool Rentals (Pool Parties)
May contain: plant, sunglasses, accessories, accessory, food, pineapple, and fruit

Available for rent: 
• Friday 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
• Saturday 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
• Sunday 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. and 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. 

Online Pool Rentals will be available beginning April 17, Online Only

Click Here to view available dates. 

 

Swim Lessons

Ages 6 months to Adult
Variety of Times and Skill Levels

NEW!!  Now offering Monday/Wednesday classes or Tuesday/Thursday classes.
Saturday classes are also available.

Registration Dates

April 17, 2019 – Online registration starts for Hesperia residents (residency will be verified electronically).
May 1, 2019 – Online nonresident registration starts (nonresident fee is $2.00 per person per session).

Registration is Online Only.
Computers are available for public use at:
Hesperia Branch Library, (760) 244-4898, 9650 Seventh Avenue, Hesperia
and the
Hesperia Unified School District’s Family Resource Center, (760) 244-4411, 15776 Main St. Ste. #8, Hesperia

Cost Per Participant

• $29.00 per two week session, Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday
• $29.00 per four day Saturday session
• $47.00 per Junior Guard participant
Session 6 will be short one day due to legal holiday; class fee will be $21.75

May contain: sport, sports, human, swimming, person, water, sunglasses, accessory, and accessories

 Other Information

Classes may be cancelled at the Park District’s discretion.  Classes with less than four registered participants may be cancelled.  Participants do not receive a certificate of completion unless able to successfully perform the skills.  The intent of the program is to make participants water safe.  It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to register their child for the appropriate class.

Click Here for Swim Lesson Registration

 

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Course Descriptions:

Parent and Child Aquatics
6 Months to 3 years of age
Class size 8

Provides experiences and activities for children to:
1.  Establish expectations for adult supervision.   2.  Learn how to enter and exit the water in a safe manner.   3.  Explore submerge to the mouth, nose, eyes.  4.  Explore buoyancy on front and back positions.  5.  Glide on the front and back with assistance.  6.  Change body position in the water.  7.  Perform combined stroke on front and back with assistance.  8.  Learn how to play safely.  9.  Experience wearing a U.S. Coast Guard - approved life jacket.

 

Preschool Aquatics
3 to 5 years of age
Class size 6

Orients children to the aquatic environment and helps them gain basic aquatic skills.
1.  Enter and exit water using ladder, steps, or side.  2.  Blow bubbles through mouth and nose.  3.  Open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects.  4.  Front and back glides and floats.  5.  Roll from front to back and back to front.  6.  Alternating arm and leg actions on front and back.  7.  Combined arm and leg actions on front and back.

 

Level 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
None - Participants start at about 6 years of age.
Class size 8

Helps participants feel comfortable in the water and gain basic swimming and propulsive skills.
1.  Enter and exit water using ladder, steps, or side.  2.  Blow bubbles through mouth and nose.  3.  Open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects.  4.  Front and back glides and floats.  5.  Recover to vertical position.  6.  Roll from front to back and back to front.  7.  Tread water using arm and hand actions.  8.  Alternating and simultaneous leg actions on front and back.  9.  Alternating and simultaneous arm actions on front and back.  10.  Combined arm and leg actions on front and back.

 

Level 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
Must have passed Level 1
Class size 8

Gives participants success with fundamental skills.
1.  Enter and exit water using ladder, steps or side.  2.  Fully submerge and hold breath.  3.  Open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects.  4.  Front, jellyfish, and tuck floats.  5.  Front and back glides and floats.  6.  Roll from front to back and back to front.  7.  Tread water using arm and hand actions.  8.  Change direction of travel while swimming on front or back.  9.  Combined arm and leg actions on front and back.  10.  Finning arm action.

 

Level 3 - Stroke Improvement
Must have passed Level 2
Class size 8

Builds on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice in deeper water.
1.  Enter water by jumping from the side.  2.  Headfirst entries from the side in sitting and kneeling positions.  3.  Bobbing while moving toward safety.  4.  Rotary breathing.  5.  Survival float.  6.  Back float.  7.  Change from vertical to horizontal position on front and back.  8.  Tread water.  9.  Flutter, scissor, dolphin, and breaststroke kicks on front.  10.  Front crawl, back crawl, and elementary backstroke.

 

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Level 4 - Stroke Improvement
Must have passed Level 3
Class size 8

Develops confidence in the skills learned and improves other aquatics skills.
1.  Headfirst entries from the side in compact and stride positions.  2.  Swim underwater.  3.  Feet first surface dive.       4.  Survival swimming.  5.  Front crawl and backstroke open turns.  6.  Tread water using two different kicks.  7.  Front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke, and butterfly.  8.  Flutter and dolphin kicks on back.

 

Level 5 - Stroke Refinement
Must have passed Level 4
Class size 8

Provides further coordination and refinement of strokes.
1.  Shallow – angle dive from the side then glide and begin front stroke.  2.  Tuck and pike surface dives, submerge completely.  3.  Front flip turn and backstroke flip turn while swimming.  4.  Front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke, and butterfly.  5.  Sculling.

 

Level 6 - Personal Water Safety / Fitness Swimmer
Must have passed Level 5
Class size  8

1. Stroke refinement to increase ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over a greater distance while swimming front crawl, back crawl, butterfly, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, and sidestroke.  2.  Open turns, flip turns, sidestroke turn, and butterfly turn.  3.  Explain techniques that can be used to avoid aquatic emergencies, stay safe while boating or operating personal watercraft.  4.  Survival swimming, HELP, and huddle positions.  5.  Recognizing characteristic behaviors of someone who needs help in the water.  6.  Reaching, throwing, and wading assists.  7.  Survival float.

 

Junior Guard
Must have passed Level 6
Class size 15

1.  Provide a foundation of aquatic and leadership knowledge, attitudes and skills for future successful completion of the Red Cross Lifeguarding courses.  2.  Learn about the causes and ways to prevent drowning and diving accidents.  3.  Learn how to recognize someone in trouble.  4.  Learn how to supervise others around the water.  Course Fee: $47.00; course materials included.

 

Adult: Beginning/Intermediate
Must be 18 years of age or older
Class size 8

1.  Floats on front and back.  2.  Submerge and recover to surface in deep water.  3.  Finning arm action.  4.  Glides on front and back.  5.  Survival float.  6.  Front Crawl.  7.  Rotary Breathing.  8.  Elementary Backstroke.  9.  Scissor kick.  10.  Tread water.  11.  HELP and huddle positions.