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Community Aquatic & Fitness Programs
SUMMER 2013

Monday, June 17 to Friday, August 2
(open weekdays, closed weekends Th. July 4, & Fr. July 9)

SCHOOL DISTRICT OF UPPER DUBLIN
COMMUNITY AQUATICS PROGRAM
Upper Dublin High School Athletic Complex

800 Loch Alsh Avenue
Fort Washington, Pennsylvania 19034

School Year Employment
Gate Fee and Season Passes
General Facility Information
Open Rec Swim
Birthday Parties, Youth Groups, Scout Groups during Open Rec Swim (10+ swimmers)
Summer Camps and Organized Groups for Special Programs (10+ swimmer)
Children's Swim Lessons
Lifeguard Certification Course
Lifeguard Review & Recertification - note changes in requirements!
Water Safety Instructor Course (WSI)
Lap Swim/Water Walking
Shallow Water Aerobics
ZUMBA
Adult Swim InstructionUpper Dublin Aquatic Club
U.D. Masters Swimming
Private Swimming and Diving Lessons
Water Polo
Montgomery County Special Olympics Training Site
General Inquiries about UDSD Community Aquatics Programs

 SCHOOL YEAR EMPLOYMENT
Employment Application Forms Community Aquatics Staff Lifeguards & Instructors Needed

Qualified individuals interested in 2013-14 SCHOOL YEAR employment at the UDHS Pool should complete and submit an Employment Interest Form (see link below). Community Aquatics Staff are on deck weeknights from 5:30p-9:30p and weekend mornings and afternoons. Work schedules vary. Wages are $8.25/hour for Lifeguards and $10/hour for WSIs when teaching lessons. Instructor wages for other courses are negotiable. Preference is given to current and returning staff who maintain good performance evaluations.

 

SCHOOL YEAR 2013-14 POOL STAFF POSITIONS: Interest Form School Year Pool Staff

Applications will be accepted throughout the school year to fill staff openings as they occur.

 

SUMMER 2014 POOL STAFF POSITIONS: forms will be posted on the district website in January 2014

 

COMMUNITY AQUATIC PROGRAMS
Community members of all ages have many opportunities during the school year and summer months to participate in instructional programs, certification courses and open recreation swims at the beautiful new Upper Dublin High School Natatorium.

 

GATE FEE & SEASONAL PASS INFORMATION

DAILY FEES – are collected on the pool deck for Lap Swims/Water Walking, Open Rec Swims and special events or programs where an admission fee is charged.

SEASON POOL PASSES
– are available for purchase on the pool deck. Season Pool Passes are good for 20-weeks each (see dates and fees listed below in the UDHS Gate Fees schedule) Season Pass holders are considered “pre-paid” for Lap Swims/Water Walking and Open Rec Swims.


SUMMER SEASON PASSES
– are available for purchase on the pool deck. Summer Season Passes are good for 7 weeks, mid-June to early August. Season pass holders are considered "pre-paid" for Lap Swims/Water Walking and Open Rec Swims.


SEASONED CARDINAL PASSES
- are available at no charge to UD Residents ages 62+ and may be obtained at the Superintendent’s Office or Upper Dublin Parks & Recreation. ID is required for each SCP cardholder. Showing a SCP on the pool deck allows the cardholder to use of the pool during Lap Swims/Water Walking and Open Rec Swims at no charge. SCP cardholders will be offered additional discounts on other aquatic programs during the year

 

UDHS GATE FEES – the same fee is charged for Upper Dublin Residents and Non-Resident

Daily Fee
Adult - $5
Child (age 4+/Student w/ ID) - $4

Summer Season Pass (6/17/13 to 8/2/13, closed weekends, Thurs. July 4th and Fri. July 19th)
Adult (18+) $90 Resident / $150 Non-Resident
Child (age 4+/Student with ID) $70 Resident / $ 80 Non-Resident

 

School Year Season Passes (1) FALL/WINTER (9/9/13 to 1/31/14) and (2) SPRING (2/3/14 to 6/13/14)
Adult (18+) - $90 Resident / $200 Non-Resident
Child (age 4+/Student w/ ID) - $50 Resident / $80 Non-Resident


GENERAL FACILITY INFORMATION
1. All programs are held at the UDHS Pool located in the UDHS Athletic Complex, 800 Loch Alsh Ave., Fort Washington, PA 19034. Access is from SPARK Drive. From the main lobby, go straight down the center corridor to the locker rooms. Please report to the pool deck to sign-in with the supervisor and/or instructor.

2. Enter / Leave the pool deck from the pool locker rooms. Lockers and showers are available. Please bring your own lock, pool towel and personal shower supplies. All items must be removed from the locker room each day.
3. Spectators will be directed to wait in the Pool Balcony.
4. Water is the only beverage permitted on deck and in the balcony.
5. Please provide supervision of children remaining on site but not involved in aquatic programs.
6. Gyms, the weight room, classrooms and hallways are not available for use by family members and friends waiting for someone involved in an aquatic program Please wait in the spectator balcony or APLEX lobby area.

 

PARKING MAP - UDHS Complex Parking Map

ATHLETIC COMPLEX LAYOUT - Getting Around the Athletic Complex

OPEN REC SWIMS
Enjoy supervised use of the UDHS pool including open swim/play areas, lap lanes and the diving area (1-meter board only).   All ages welcome; children ages 7 and under must be accompanied in the pool by an adult ages 18+; swim diapers are required for children not yet potty trained. Pay-as-you-go; no-pre-registration is required.

DAY:     Mo June 17 to Fr August 2 (closed weekends, Th July 4 and Fr July 19)

TIME:    6:00-9:00p

COST:   $5 per person per visit/ Season Pass available on deck

           SUMMER SEASON PASS HOLDERS – No Additional Charge

           SEASONED CARDINAL PASS HOLDERS – FREE

BIRTHDAY PARTIES, YOUTH GROUPS, SCOUT GROUPS and other groups of 10 or more planning to visit during Open Rec Swim are asked to call in advance to check the schedule and reserve space. Regular rates apply. Please call Susan Lohoefer in the Facility & Community Affairs Office - (215) 643-8800 x8994 or email slohoefe@udsd.org.

SUMMER CAMPS or ORGANIZED GROUPS of 10 or more wishing to schedule one or more visits are asked to email or call in advance to make arrangements. A Certificate of Insurance is required along with payment of a per person fee for use. Additional fees will be charged for instruction provided by district staff. Visits under this program are limited to 90 mins. on-site from arrival to departure. To schedule please call Susan Lohoefer in the District’s Facility and Community Affairs Office - (215) 643-8800 x8994 or email slohoefe@udsd.org.

POOL RENTALS & SWIM/DIVING TEAM PRACTICES - Yes! The Upper Dublin High School Pool is available for rental – by the lane, by the pool, by the diving board, by the diving well. A Certificate of Insurance is required along with payment of a per person fee for use. To schedule or to learn more about available dates, times and current rental fees, please call Susan Lohoefer in the District’s Facility and Community Affairs Office - (215) 643-8800 x8994 or email slohoefe@udsd.org. 

CHILDREN'S SUMMER SWIM LESSONS (ages 5+)American Red Cross progressive 1-hour group swimming lessons are offered. Each session is 8 lessons. To enroll in this summer program a child must be min. age 5 by 8/2/13.

PICK YOUR SESSION(S)

  • Session 1: Mo June 24 to Th June 27 and Mo July 1 to Fr July 5 (not Th July 4)
  • Session 2: Mo July 8 to Th July 11 and Mo July 15 to Th July 18
  • Session 3: Mo July 22 to Th July 25 and Mo July 29 to Th Aug. 1

TIMES OFFERED – please note: Ability level groupings are limited and may vary by session or hour.
(A) 12:30-1:30p   (B) 1:30-2:30p  (C) 3:30-4:30p   (D) 4:30-5:30p


COST per 8-lesson SESSION
: $64 Resident / $80 Non-Resident


WALK-IN REGISTRATION REQUIRED – AT THE POOL
:

  • Tu June 4, We June 12 or Tu June 18 from 6:30-7:30p
  • Any Tu from June 25 thru July 16 from 5:30-6:00p

Unless the child participated in the spring session of Saturday Morning Swim Lessons at the UDHS Pool, (s)he must be present at walk-in registration and ready to go in the water for a quick swim-ability skills assessment by our staff. Signed forms and payment are required at the time of registration.

 

REGISTRATION FORM Children’s Swim Lessons (SUMMER 2013)

LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION COURSE – for ages 15+.  Get certified and work this summer! This is a “fast track” American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification course – get certified in four days! In order to get in the 27 hours of instruction required for the course, participants must be able to attend all four days for full days. Students have classroom and in-water activities during each class. Lifeguard manual and pocket mask are included in the cost. 4 min./24 max. for the course

  • DAYS: Mo June 24 through Th June 27
  • TIME: 9:30a to 5:00p
    • Meet in UDHS Room 229 on the first day.
    • Bring lunch, snacks and a water bottle - there is a 30 min. lunch break each day.
  • COST: $300 Resident / $325 for Non-Resident includes course manual and CPR facemask

Pre-registration is required. To secure a spot on the roster, please email Facility & Community Affairs Manager Susan Lohoefer at slohoefe@udsd.org or call (215) 643-8800 x8994. Information needed is the name of the course, the student’s name, age at the start of the course, home address, home phone number, an alternate phone number and the student’s email address. Click the link below to download a registration form. It is preferred that signed forms and fees (check payable to “UDSD”) are sent in ahead of time. When mailing form and payment please send to: Susan Lohoefer, Facility & Community Affairs Manager, School District of Upper Dublin, 1580 Fort Washington Ave., Maple Glen, PA 19002

INFORMATIONAL FLYER: Lifeguard Certification Course (Summer 2013)
REGISTRATION FORM: Lifeguard Certification Course (Summer 2013)

LIFEGUARD REVIEW & RECERTIFICATION COURSES – NEW!! The American Red Cross has changed its requirements for recertification to include ~12 hours including classroom review, written tests and skills tests. The UDSD Community Aquatics Staff is working to set up review courses several times during the school year and next summer for lifeguards with credentials due to expire. The district will no longer offer one-night re-certification opportunities!! Date, time and fee information along with refresher study links will be posted as they become available. If you would like to be notified of the dates, times and fees please email Susan Lohoefer in the District’s Facility and Community Affairs Office - slohoefe@udsd.org.

WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR (WSI) COURSE - for ages 16+. The next WSI Course at the UDHS Pool will be offered in spring 2014. A min. of 6 participants is needed to hold the course. If you would like to be notified of the dates, times and fees please email Susan Lohoefer in the District’s Facility and Community Affairs Office - slohoefe@udsd.org.

LAP SWIM/WATER WALKING – all ages - Lanes will be available as shown below. Circle swimming will be in effect at all times; please be prepared to share a lane with several swimmers. This is a drop-in program; no pre-registration is required.

DAY:     Mo June 17 to Fr August 2 (closed weekends, Th July 4 and Fr July 19)

TIME:   6:00-9:00p

COST:   $5 per person per visit/ Season Pass available on deck

SUMMER SEASON PASS HOLDERS – No Additional Charge

SEASONED CARDINAL PASS HOLDERS – FREE

LAP SWIM ETIQUETTE: Lap Swim Etiquette

SHALLOW WATER AEROBICS (ages 16+) - Join others who are learning how this low impact workout in shallow water progressively builds strength, flexibility and endurance. The program incorporates the use of barbells and noodles along with water as resistance. Equipment is provided. No swimming ability is needed. The instructor is Ms. Kathy Mastropietro

DAY:    WEDNESDAYS, June 12 to July 31 (8 weeks)

TIME:   8:00-8:45p

COST: Those who pre-register and pay for 6+ classes will receive a $1/night discount!!

  • Per night fee: $8 Resident / $10 Non-Resident
  • Want to drop-in, bring a friend or add a night?

Pay at the door- $8 Resident/$10 Non-Resident

Preregistration is requested. Email Community Affairs Manager Susan Lohoefer at slohoefe@udsd.org or call (215) 643-8800 x8994 with your name, address, number of classes you plan to attend, home phone number and an alternate phone number. Click the link below to download a registration form. It is preferred that signed forms and fees are sent in ahead of time but if time doesn’t permit, they will be collected on the first night of your attendance (check payable to UDSD). When mailing form and payment please send to: Susan Lohoefer, Facility & Community Affairs Manager, School District of Upper Dublin, 1580 Fort Washington Ave., Maple Glen, PA 19002. Drop-in participants will need to complete a registration form the first night of attendance.

REGISTRATION FORM: Shallow Water Aerobics (Summer 2013)


ZUMBA® (ages 16+) – 6 WEEKS / 11 NIGHTS
- This exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance program is moving millions of people toward being healthier and more fit. No shoes – wear socks! The instructor is Ms. Paige Budin. Anyone age 8-15 may sign up and attend with a family member age 16+.

 

DAYS:               TUESDAYS, June 25 to July 30 (6 nights) and/or THURSDAYS, June 27 to Aug. 1 (5 nights, no class 7/4)

TIME:                7:00-8:00p

LOCATION:        UDHS Auxiliary Gym or Wrestling/Aerobics Room (upstairs)

COST:               Mix’n match nights that you attend!

  • Those who pre-register and pre-pay for 6+ classes will receive a $1/night discount!!
    • Per night fee: $8 Resident / $10 Non-Resident
    • Want to drop-in, bring a friend or add a night?

Pay at the door- $8 Resident/$10 Non-Resident

 

Preregistration is requested. Email Community Affairs Manager Susan Lohoefer at slohoefe@udsd.org or call (215) 643-8800 x8994 with your name, address, number of nights you plan to attend, home phone number and an alternate phone number. Click the link below to download a registration form. It is preferred that signed forms and fees are sent in ahead of time but if time doesn’t permit, they will be collected on the first night of your attendance (check payable to UDSD). When mailing form and payment please send to: Susan Lohoefer, Facility & Community Affairs Manager, School District of Upper Dublin, 1580 Fort Washington Ave., Maple Glen, PA 19002. Drop-in participants will need to complete a registration form the first night of attendance.

REGISTRATION FORM: Zumba (Summer 2013)

 

ADULT SWIM INSTRUCTION (ages 18+) – Join others for small group instruction for non-swimmers, beginners and those looking to improve their strokes. 3 min./6 max. in each class.

DAY:     (MONDAY CLASS) MONDAYS, June 17 to July 29 (7 weeks)

            (THURSDAY CLASS) THURSDAYS, June 20 to August 1 (6 weeks, no class July 4th)

TIME:    7:30-8:30p

COST:

  • Min. 5 night registration required for $50 Resident / $60 Non-Residents
  • Pick any 6 nights for $60 Resident / $72 Non-Resident
  • All 7 nights is $70 Residents/$84 Non-Resident
  • Want to add a night? Pay at the door: $10 Resident/$12 Non-Resident

Pre-registration is required. Email Susan Lohoefer, Facility & Community Affairs Manager, at slohoefe@udsd.org and include the name of the program, the night (Monday or Thursday), the number of lessons (min. 5 nights is required), your name, home address, home phone number and an alternate phone number. Click the link below to download a registration form. It is preferred that signed forms and fees are sent in ahead of time but if time doesn’t permit, they will be collected on the first night of class (check payable to UDSD). When mailing form and payment please send to: Susan Lohoefer, Facility & Community Affairs Manager, School District of Upper Dublin, 1580 Fort Washington Ave., Maple Glen, PA 19002


REGISTRATION FORM:
Adult Swim Instruction (Summer 2013)

UPPER DUBLIN AQUATIC CLUB (UDAC) - Competitive Swimming and Diving - UDAC believes that every child can achieve life-long success through aquatics. UDAC's team-oriented philosophy enables us to provide a nurturing environment for everyone, from novice to national qualifier. Our program of comprehensive skills instruction, along with multiple levels of competitive opportunities, encourages all of our athletes to pursue personal excellence through teamwork in the sports of competitive swimming and diving. UDAC is a member of the Suburban Aquatic League (SAL) and Middle Atlantic Swimming, offering local dual-meet age-group competition (Oct-Feb) plus year-round USA Swimming and AAU Diving training and competition at all levels. UDAC also offers a pre-team program for those children who want to participate in the competitive program, but first need additional work on their strokes, strength and/or stamina. For more information, please visit www.udac.us

 

U.D. MASTERS SWIMMING (UDMS) (ages 18+) - Lap swimmers, fitness swimmers and tri-athletes will enjoy structured workouts and stroke technique instruction under the direction of Head Coach Brandon Pierce. UDMS is offered in partnership with the Upper Dublin Aquatic Club (UDAC). Visit http://www.udac.us/masters/default.aspx for more information about practice days, times and registration. You may join at any time!

PRIVATE SWIMMING & DIVING LESSONS - 30-minute private (one-on-one) lessons offered in partnership with the Upper Dublin Aquatic Club (UDAC); visit www.udac.us to register, pay and select instructor. Lessons are scheduled between you and the instructor once online payment is received. Semi-private lessons are not offered. On the home page of the UDAC website, view the left side menu, click on UDHS Private Lessons.

WATER POLO - Interested in learning more about water polo offered at the UDHS Pool? Click on the following link for more information about programs, clinics, the new UDHS team and a high school championship tournament featuring Eastern US teams scheduled for July 19-21 at the UDHS Pool: http://udac.us/UpperDublinWaterPolo_Donate.html.


MONTGOMERY COUNTY SPECIAL OLYMPICS TRAINING SITE - The UDHS Pool is a training site for a Developmental Swim Program and for athletes training to compete in the Special Olympics as part of SPECIAL OLYMPICS MONTGOMERY COUNTY. Athletes train with coach-buddies on Tuesday nights from 7:00-8:00p from October through May. For more information about the program – for athletes and those interested in volunteering as a coach-buddy – please contact the Special Olympics Montgomery County Office at (215) 542-1140.

 

GENERAL INQUIRIES ABOUT THE DISTRICT’S COMMUNITY AQUATIC PROGRAMS - For more information concerning any of the Community Aquatic Programs listed above, please contact Susan Lohoefer, Facility and Community Affairs Manager, at (215) 643-8800 ext. 8994 or via e-mail at slohoefe@udsd.org .

  

 

 


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