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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.
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.
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.
The Junior Lifeguard Program is offered to participants ages 10 through 17. Jr. Lifeguards are
introduced to skills which are a basis of Lifeguard Training for the City of Los Angeles. The
Training includes Lifeguard Skills, water safety, CPR, First Aid, emergency response, snorkeling,
small crafts, volunteerism, Swim Lesson assisting.
The design of this program is driven by the Mission of Aquatics. The training is meant to instill principles and inspire youth to one day seek employment at our pools. The primary objective is teaching Jr. lifeguards the importance of safety in the aquatic environment and the value of teamwork.
The daily physical training and lectures are intended to prepare participants for sponsored competitions and field trips. Jr. Lifeguard participants will receive a uniform, skill completion awards, and participation award.
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.
Artistic Swim LA City Novice Championships 9:00am – 5:00pm
PLAY LA Day Summer Launch @ 9:30am
Water Polo City Championships
TSLA Championship Meet
Memorial Day; pools closed
Open Water Lifeguard Academy graduation
Opening Day; pools reopen for the summer
New aquatic programs Camp Splash & Learn to Surf launches @ 8:00am
Registration for Session #1 of swim lessons open @ 9:00am
World’s Largest Swim Lesson
Lifeguard Swim Test
Registration for Session #2 of swim lessons open @ 9:00am