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Swimming Pool – Programs & Classes

Swimming Pool – Programs & Classes

LANEY COLLEGE SWIMMING POOL

The Aquatics Complex consists of an 8-lane competition pool and a 3 lane training pool.  The competition pool has 1m and 3m diving board, starting blocks and is handicap accessible.  The training pool is a shallow warmer pool geared for swimming lessons and aquatic exercise.

 

The pool is utilized by students and teams.  There is no recreational community swimming as all activities are through classes and teams.  The pool may be rented out for special events through the college business office.

The Pool is home to the following teams:

Laney College Women’s Swimming and Diving Team – Fall semester – Contact coach Precious Gerardo at pgerardo@peralta.edu

Laney College Women’s Water Polo Team – Spring Semester – Contact coach Precious Gerardo at pgerardo@peralta.edu

MEMO Master’s Swim Team – Year Round / Fee Based sessions – Contact coach Marcia Benjamin at msbenjamin@peralta.edu

OCPP/ Undercurrents Swim Team – Children’s swim team

 

CLASSES:

The types of classes offered at the pool are listed under KIN and SPFT and ATHL in the schedule.  We offer a range of classes such as:

  • Learning to Swim:  Fundamentals, Beginning, Intermediate, Competitive (KIN 1A – D)
  • Lap Swimming:  Lap Swimming (KIN 2) / Long Distance Swimming (KIN 3) / Swimming for Fitness (KIN 4)/ Swim Training for Competition (KIN 5)/ Swimming Conditioning (SPFT 9)
  • Fitness:  Swim X-Fit (SPFT 07) / ( Aquatic Aerobics not currently being offered)
  • Sport:  Water Polo (KIN 14)
  • Athletics:  Techniques and Conditioning for Intercollegiate Swimming (ATHL 42) /

For other Aquatic information, please contact Aquatics Coordinator, Kim Bretz at kbretz@peralta.edu