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Aquatics Center


Hours

Our Hours:

  • Monday-Thursday: 6:30 — 9:00 am | Noon — 2:30 pm
    (Building closes at 2:30 pm, including locker rooms)
  • Friday: 6:30 am — 1:00 pm
    (Building closes at 1:00 pm, including locker rooms)
  • Saturday: 9:00 am — Noon
    (Closed some Saturdays)
    Closed On RLC Holidays (see Academic Calendar)

Summer Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 6:30 am - 9:00 am
11 am- 2:30 pm
Saturday: Closed

Welcome

The modern facility includes a six-lane, 25-yard lap pool, a 10-foot diameter whirlpool and a 10 x 20-foot hydro therapy pool. The lap pool has a ramp for the physically challenged and both pools are equipped with stairs and a hydraulic chair lift to assist patrons into the water. Included are shower and locker room facilities, a changing room for elderly or physically challenged individuals who need assistance by a member of the opposite sex and a common lobby entrance adjacent to Waugh Gymnasium.

 

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Membership

Includes unlimited use of The Rec at RLC and Aquatics Center, both located at the Ina campus

Semester Membership Fee: $120 (single) / $450 (family, $15 per person above 5)

Fall Semester: September through December

Spring Semester: January through April

Summer Semester: May through August

Day Pass: $5 per person

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Pool Parties

$250 - pool, lobby, gym for 20 patrons

• Saturdays 12:00 - 3:00 PM
• Some Sundays after 1:00 PM

First 1.5 hours in the pool
Last 1.5 hours with lobby and gym

$5.00 for each additional swimmer over 20 swimmers.

$200 - pool, and lobby for 20 patrons 

• Saturdays 12:00 - 3:00 PM
• Some Sundays after 1:00 PM

First 1.5 hours in the pool
Last 1.5 hours in the lobby 

$5.00 for each additional swimmer over 20.

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Programs / Classes / Lessons

Learn to Swim Lessons

Summer Schedule

June 7-30 | Tue & Thu 
or
July 5-28 | Tue & Thu
June participants have priority registration for July

• Ages 7 & up
Intermediate
9:00-9:45 am 
Must swim length of pool on front and back

• Ages 6 & up
Beginner
9:45-10:30 am 

• Ages 3, 4, 5 & young 6 year olds
10:30-11:15 am 

Cost $48.00 per swimmer
Schedule your Swim Lessons with our instructor. (618) 437-5321 Ext. 1207

Swimming

Swimming I — An introduction to elementary swimming

Swimming II — Master the crawl, side stroke, breast stroke, inverted breast stroke and butterfly.

Swimming III — An introduction to advanced strokes, and more water safety, water revival and rescue.

Schedule your Swimming Class with our instructor. (618) 437-5321 Ext. 1207

Water Aerobics

Aquatic Aerobic Fitness I — Increase cardiovascular efficiency, improve muscle tone and reduce the percent of body fat by engaging in a multi-station water aerobic circuit and lap swimming. Letter grade or pass/fail options available.

Aquatic Aerobic Fitness II — For students desiring to continue to benefit from the multi-station water aerobic circuit and lap swimming.

Aquatic Aerobic Fitness III — F
or students desiring to continue to benefit from the multi-station water aerobic circuit and lap swimming.

Aquatic Aerobic Fitness IV — F
or students desiring to continue to benefit from the multi-station water aerobic circuit and lap swimming.

Aquatic Aerobic Fitness (PL) — Same class in a non-credit option.

Schedule your Water Aerobics Orientation with our instructor. (618) 437-5321 Ext. 1207

Arthritis Aquatics

A continuation of Water Aerobics to give people with arthritis and minimal joint involvement who have completed the credit courses an opportunity to do gentle, warm water activities which may lead to endurance-building and muscle-strengthening. This course is non-credit and no grade is assigned.

Lifeguard Training

Develop skills, knowledge and attitudes needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies required to become a certified American Red Cross Lifeguard.

Schedule your Lifeguard Training with our instructor. (618) 437-5321 Ext. 1207

Water Safety Instructor

Analyze the techniques and methods of teaching swimming and life saving. Opportunity for American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification.

Schedule your Water Safety Instructor class with our instructor. (618) 437-5321 Ext. 1207

Infant Aquatics

Call to ask about our Infant Aquatic Program | (618) 437-5321 Ext. 1207
 

Preschool Aquatics

Call to ask about our Preschool Aquatic Program | (618) 437-5321 Ext. 1207

Community Water Safety

Call to ask about our Community Water Safety Program | (618) 437-5321 Ext. 1207

 
 

Rates

Membership Rates


Semester

Single

Family

Fall

$100.00

$150.00

Spring

$100.00

$150.00

Summer

$40.00

$70.00

Non Member Swim Rates


Non-members may swim during any of the open swim hours for a one-time open swim user fee. The entry fee will be paid at the information desk in the Aquatics Center. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Full Time Student

$3.00

Non-Student

$5.00

Group of 10 or more

$3.00

Private Party Rates


See Pool Parties Above

FAQ

When can I swim if I have a membership?
You are welcome to use the facility during any of the open swim hours.

How old do I have to be to take an aquatics class?
If the class is a college credit class, you must be in high school and have written permission from your principal if the course is taken during the school year.

What is the temperature of the water?
The lap pool is kept at 86 degrees. The whirlpool is 100 degrees.

Do I have to be able to swim to take the Arthritis Aquatics class?
No. All activities are performed in shallow water with your face out of the water.

How deep is the pool?
The shallow end starts at 3 1/2 feet and the deep end is 7 1/2 feet deep.

Can my child bring floaties or any other toys to the pool?
We do not allow inflatable flotation devices of any kind. Other flotation devices and toys must be approved by the pool management.

Aquatics Center Coordinator / Math and Sciences Division
Phone Extension: 1207/1250
Building: Aquatics Center
Office: 106


Aquatics Center
Phone Number: (618) 437-5321 Ext. 1207
Email:
Address: 468 N. Ken Gray Parkway, Ina, IL 62846 Attn: Aquatics Center
Fax Number: (618) 437-5677 Attn: Aquatics Center

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