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Aquatic Programs

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Swimming Lessons:

Learn to swim in the Easterseals Warm Water Therapy Pool! Our small pool’s water temperature is kept at 92°F and is the perfect environment for the littlest of swimmers. Our instructors are American Red Cross certified and classes are based upon the American Red Cross swimming progression. Parent-Tot has 10 parent-child pairs per class capacity. Lessons have 6 swimmers per class capacity. Classes meet one day a week for 30 minutes. Only classes canceled by Easterseals Central Illinois will be made up. Registration opens about two weeks prior to classes starting.

Click Here to Register or call 309-686-1177 Ext: 2221

Parent/Tot: Parents and children ages 6 months to 3 years. A perfect opportunity for you to bond with your infant, or get your toddler comfortable in the water. Parents are required in the pool with their children as they develop water acclimation and basic water skills. Classes meet one time per week for 30 minutes. $85.00 for the eight-week session. Registration opens about two weeks prior to classes starting.

Learn to swim:

  • Level 1 Introduction to Water Swills: No prerequisites, ages 4 and up. $80.00 for an eight-week session. Registration opens about two weeks prior to classes starting.
  • Level 2 Fundamental Aquatic Skills: Prerequisites- Level 1 completed or has the following skills: Blow bubbles while bobbing 5 times * Front float (10 seconds) * Back float (10 seconds) * Comfortable with front crawl * Glide 2 body lengths on stomach * Learning to tread water * Comfortable with Chicken-Airplane-Soldier. $85.00 for an eight-week session. Registration opens about two weeks prior to classes starting.
  • Level 3 Stroke Development: Prerequisites - Level 2 completed or has the following skills: Bob (10 times) * Front crawl with breathing (full length & back) * Back crawl (full length & back) * Tread (15 seconds or more) * Knee surface dive with face in water * Retrieve an object from pool bottom (4 or 5 feet deep) * Torpedo 2 body lengths * Front float then roll to back float (both directions) * Familiar with back glide.$85.00 for eight-week session. Registration opens about two weeks prior to classes starting.

Private Lessons:

One-on-one instruction is available for swimmers of all ages. Participants are matched with an instructor and the 8 instructional sessions are scheduled around pool availability and participant’s needs (private lessons can be held during swim lessons or therapy times). $225.00 for eight 30 minutes lessons.  Click Here to Register.

Rentals:

Facility Rental Package

Looking for a pool party? Look no further than Easterseals Central Illinois! Ideal for birthday parties, scout groups, senior pool outings, or any other group looking to enjoy the warm water of our accessible facility. Our 2-hour facility rental includes 1-hour access to a large indoor space for celebrations or group activities and 1-hour access to the warm water pool and locker rooms, complete with a lifeguard. $200.00 for 2 hours scheduled around pool availability.

Click here or call 309-686-1177 Ext: 2221 for evening and weekend availability!

Private Pool Rental: Rent the Warm Water Therapy pool for aquatic activities on a flexible schedule. Available in 30-minute increments, you can decide how long you want the fun in the pool to last! Relax with the jets in the hot tub bump-out, or just enjoy our 92° water. Rental includes access to locker rooms, pool toys, floats, and lifeguards for the duration of swim time. $65.00 per 30-minute time block around pool availability.

Click Here or call 309-686-1177 Ext: 2221 for evening and weekend availability!

Warm Water Therapy Pool Rental

Easterseals Central Illinois is opening our therapy pool to community partners for therapy, therapy-related, and recreational activity rentals. This availability is intended for long-term rentals recurring on a weekly or monthly basis, at a rate of $80.00 per hour. Therapy pool rentals include exclusive therapy pool access, associated locker room access, miscellaneous pool equipment (noodles, flotation belts, foam dumbbells, kickboards etc.), and on-duty lifeguard. Warm Water Therapy Pool Rentals are contingent on a signed agreement, and dependent on pool availability click here or call today! 309-686-1177 Ext: 2221

Open Swim Times:

Adult Open Swim: Patients who have been discharged from physical or occupational therapy request a referral to the Easterseals Central Illinois Warm Water Therapy pool for continued self-guide maintenance therapy. Punch cards can be purchased $50.00 for 10 visits and are non-refundable non-returnable.    

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 12:00-1:00 pm

Tuesday, Thursday: 8:00-9:00 am

Family Open Swim: Unstructured swimming time for people with disabilities, as well as Parent-Tot and Learn to swim participants and their families. $10.00 for single adult and family, $15 for 2 adults and family.  Friday 4:00-7:00 pm.   

 

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