Pool Activities


Pool Activities

Pool activities are not held when school is not in session.

Red Cross Lifeguard, Waterfront Lifeguard and Review Courses

Afton Central School’s Adult and Continuing Education program will offer Red Cross Lifeguarding, Waterfront Lifeguarding and Lifeguard Review courses beginning November 6 and continuing until November 28. This is a full instructor-led course including First Aid, CPR/AED, blood borne pathogen safety, lifeguard and waterfront skills. The course is scheduled for the following dates from 6-9 pm: November 6, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 18 (9:00 -3:00), 20, 21, and 22. There is a fee, which includes the Red Cross fee and a CPR mask. Make check payable to Afton Central School.

ALL persons must attend the evening of November 6 to receive orientation material and complete a pre-requisite swimming test which includes swim 300 yards (lifeguard), 550 yards (waterfront lifeguard) without stopping, tread water with no hands for two minutes, swim 20 yards, retrieve a brick from at least seven foot depth and return to start in less than one minute, 40 seconds and for waterfront candidates - swim underwater to retrieve three rings about five yards apart in shallow water.

The Lifeguard Manual for the course can be downloaded or purchased from the Red Cross website; download is free. For a Red Cross participant manual for ebook, go to Red Cross store to purchase the 2017 edition.

Candidates who register for the review course must hold a current certification, do the pre-requisite swims, attend the first class and other identified sessions. There is no challenge course. There is a fee for this course. Make check payable to Afton Central School.

All candidates must be in good enough health to complete the swimming components of the course as well as the CPR and First Aid skills section.

To register or for more information regarding the fees, please call June White at Afton Central School’s Adult and Continuing Education program at 607 639-2811.

AM Lap Swim  Monday, Wednesday, & Friday from 6:15 am – 7:30 am. The fee is $1.50 per session. NOTE: All swimmers must be out of the locker rooms by 7:45 am for the start of PE classes.

Adult Aqua Zumba   Monday & Wednesday from 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm. The fee is $3.00 per session to be paid at the beginning of each class.

Adult Water Aerobics   Tuesday & Thursday from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm. The fee is $3.00 per session to be paid at the beginning of each class.

Adult Lap Swim   Tuesday & Thursday from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. The fee is $1.50 per session.

Public Open Swim   Tuesday & Thursday from 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm. The fee per session is $1.50 per adult and $1.00 per student. Everyone is welcome. First grade and under must be accompanied by an adult. Also, please note that small children (kindergarten and under) must have an adult in the water with them. Girls must wear a one-piece bathing suit, and boys must wear a bathing suit, not gym shorts.

For more information on Adult Water Aerobics and/or Adult Aqua Zumba, please contact June White, Adult and Continuing Education, at 639-2811 between 7:00 am – 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

For more information on Open Swim and/or Lap Swim call Cathy Decker at 639-8236 between 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

 
 
   

 

Pool Parties
POOL PARTIES

When ACS is in session -  Afton Central School pool is available for pool parties (open to all ages) on Friday evenings from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm or 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Cost is $40.00 for the first 25 people and $1.00 for each additional person. No food or drink is allowed in the pool area. To reserve the school pool, please call the District Office at 639-8229.


For more information on the other pool activities call Cathy Decker at 639-8236 between 8:00 am – 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
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