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Youth Aquatic Sports

Springboard Dive Team

Springboard diving is classified as an art as well as a sport. The diver must have total body control and good kinesthetic awarenes. Divers compete in one-meter springboard events. Workouts are designed to build endurance, refine proper technique and execution of a dive from start to finish.

Team SwimLA

Available year-round. The program is designed to provide a team environment that fosters growth in competitive swimming by improvement of swimming stroke and technique. Workouts are designed to build endurance, efficient strokes, starts, turns and finishes are part of the team focus.

Artistic Swimming

USA Synchro has changed the name to Artistic Swimming and will no longer be recognized as Synchronized Swimming. Designed to indroduce young swimmers to competitive Artistic Swimming. It's a hybrid form of swimming, dance, gymnastics, consisting of swimmers performing a synchronized routine of elaborate moves in the water, accompanied by music. It demands good water skills, strength, endurance, flexibility, good breathing control when underwater, and precise timing.

Junior Lifeguards

The Junior Lifeguard Program is a class designed to teach children ages 10 to 17 years old basic water safety, skin diving, CPR, First Aid, and small crafts skills.

Water Polo

Water polo is a seven team member (6 field players / 1 goal keeper) water sport that consist of basic fundamental skills: swimming, treading water (egg-beater) and passing (ball skills). Workouts are designed to build endurance, skills set, and team work.

Upcoming Events

  • October 30

    Lifeguard Academy #1; 2021 OW Academy – Day 2 @ 8:00am

  • October 31

    Lifeguard Academy #2; 2021 OW Academy – Day 3 @ 8:00am

  • November 6

    Lifeguard Academy #3; 2021 OW Academy – Day 4 @ 8:00am

  • November 7

    Lifeguard Academy #4; 2021 OW Academy – Day 5 @ 8:00am

  • November 13

    2021 OW Academy – Day 6 @ 8:00am

  • November 13

    Registration for Session #3 at 9:00am (in-person or online)

  • November 14

    Lifeguard Academy #6; 2021 OW Academy – Day 7 @ 8:00am

  • November 16

    Session #3 of swimming lessons begin

  • November 20

    Lifeguard Academy #7; 2021 OW Academy – Day 8 @ 8:00am

  • November 21

    Lifeguard Academy #8; 2021 OW Academy – Day 9 @ 8:00am

  • November 25-26

    Thanksgiving Holiday; pools closed

  • December 4

    Lifeguard Graduation #9; 2021 OW Academy – Day 10 @ 8:00am

  • December 17

    Team sports practice ends

  • December 24-25

    Christmas Holiday; pools closed

  • Dec 31 - Jan 1

    New Years Holiday; pools closed

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