Fall Classes

MRD Swim Lessons
Tuesday & Thursdays
Session I: September 30 - October 23
Parent/Tot 
(#7099): 6:30 - 7:00 pm 
Preschool: 11:30 - noon (#7100), 5:30 - 6:00 pm (#7187)
Level 1 (#7095) & Level 2 (#7096): 5:30 - 6:15 pm 
Level 3 (#7097) & Level 4 (#7098): 6:30 - 7:15 pm
Session II: October 28 - November 20
Parent/Tot 
(#7107): 6:30 - 7:00 pm 
Preschool: 11:30 - noon (#7101), 5:30 - 6:00 pm (#7102)
Level 1 (#7103) & Level 2 (#7104): 5:30 - 6:15 pm 
Level 3 (#7105) & Level 4 (#7106): 6:30 - 7:15 pm

Saturday Session: 
Saturdays, October 11 - December 13
(no class Nov. 22, 29)
Preschool: 9:00 - 9:30 am (#7188)
Level 1: 10:00 - 10:45 am (#7191)
Level 2: 9:00 - 9:45 am (#7189)
Level 3: 10:00 - 10:45 am (#7192)

Stroke Clinic
Total immersion stroke clinic. The Montrose Recreation District and the Montrose Marlins will be offering a stroke clinic. This class is designed for the competitive swimmer ages 5 and up. It will cover all four strokes, body mechanics and techniques. These clinics are perfect for the competitor who would like to make their strokes more efficient.
  • Dates: August 11 - 14
  • Days: Monday - Thursday
  • Fee: $40 or $10 drop-in fee
  • Times: 
    • Ages 6 - 13: 5:00 - 6:00 pm (#7039)
    • Ages 14+: 6:00 - 7:00 pm (#7040)
Adult Stroke Clinic
This stroke clinic is offered just in time for those triathletes who want to shave a little extra time off their swimming for the Black Canyon Sprint Triathlon.
  • Dates: Monday - Thursday, September 15 - 18
  • Fee: $40 or $10 drop-in fee
  • Time: 6:00 - 7:00 pm
American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED for the Lay Responder
The purpose of this class is to help participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing, and first aid emergencies. The courses in this program teach skills that participants need to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical care arrives. This revised course offers a new 2 year certification for both CPR and First Aid.
  • Fee: $80
  • Instructor: American Red Cross Instructor
    • please contact Liz Gracesun if requesting this Certification
  • Location: The View (Pool party room)
  • Session I: Saturday, September 20 (Register by September 8)(#7109)
    • Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    • This is a traditional classroom course
  • Session II: Saturday, November 15 (Register by October 31) (#7110)
    • Time: 9 am - 3 pm
    • This is a traditional classroom course
Lifeguard Training
This class is offered to individuals 15 years and older. It will teach all the skills necessary to become a professional lifeguard including CPR, First Aid, and all the rescue techniques. Required pre-test is a 300 meter swim (12 lengths), two minute water tread without hands, and retrieving a ten pound brick from the bottom of the pool 9 feet or deeper.
  • Date: TBA - A waiting list is being kept for adding a fall class. If you are interested, call the MRD Aquatic Center at 249-7705 or email mrd@montroserec.com to add your name to the waiting list.
  • Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fee: $130 
Water Safety Instructor Course
This American Red Cross Water Safety Course provides instructor candidates the training needed to teach courses in the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Program. Participants develop their understanding of how to use the course materials, how to conduct training sessions and how to evaluate the progress of participants. *Must be 16 years or older.
  • Dates: TBA - A waiting list is being kept for adding a fall class. If you are interested, call the MRD Aquatic Center at 249-7705 or email mrd@montroserec.com to add your name to the waiting list.
  • Fee: $130
  • Times: TBA