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City Pool, 1300 N. 13th St., West Columbia, TX
2013 POOL INFORMATION
POOL OPENS FOR THE 2013 SEASON ON SUNDAY, JUNE 2 AT 1 PM


FIRST CAPITOL POOL INFORMATION


TIME


DAY


FUNCTION


8:00 A.M. - 9:00 A.M.

TUES., THURS., FRI.

WATER AEROBICS
ADULT SWIM


8:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.


MON., TUES., THURS.

WATER AEROBICS
ADULT SWIM


9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

MONDAY - THURSDAY
(Sessions I & II)


SWIM LESSONS


1:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.


MONDAY - SATURDAY (CLOSED SUNDAY)  


OPEN SWIM


5:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.


MON., TUES., WED., & THURS.


SWIM TEAM


9:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.


FRIDAY


SWIM TEAM


6:00 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.


FRIDAY - SUNDAY


PARTIES

5:30 P.M. - 8:20 P.M.


MONDAY - THURSDAY
(Session III)

SWIM LESSONS

POOL ADMISSION:

COST

AGE


$1.00


SPECTATORS


$1.50


6YRS & UNDER


$2.50


7YRS TO 17YRS


$3.00


18YRS & OVER


$1.50


DAYCARES/SENIOR CITIZENS 60+

WATER AEROBICS/ADULT SWIM:

COST

TIME

$120.00

FOR 4 MONTHS
(ADVANCED PAYMENT DISCOUNT  FOR 
1/2 MAY, JUNE, JULY, AUGUST & 1/2 SEPT)

$85.00

FOR 3 MONTHS
(ADVANCED PAYMENT DISCOUNT FOR
JUNE, JULY & AUGUST)


$35.00


PER MONTH


$3.00


PER VISIT

SWIM PASSES:

COST

FOR 


$50.00


INDIVIDUAL


$100.00


SAME-HOUSEHOLD FAMILY

POOL RENTALS:

FEE

FOR


DUE


$25.00


DEPOSIT


AT TIME OF RESERVATION


$75.00


2 HOUR PARTY


AT TIME OF RESERVATION


$100.00


3 HOUR PARTY


AT TIME OF RESERVATION


$8.50


LIFEGUARDS - PER HR/PER GUARD


AT TIME OF RESERVATION

See pool policies for more detailed information.


2013 SWIM LESSON INFORMATION

FIRST CAPITOL SWIM ACADEMY

2013 SWIM LESSON REGISTRATION

    CLASS TIME

Session I: June 3-13

Session II: June 7-17

    CLASS TIME

Session III: July 8-18

 

9:00AM –   9:50AM

Level II   –   Minnow

Level III - Guppy

5:30PM – 6:00PM

Preschool - Pollywog

 

 9:00AM –   9:50AM

Level II  – Minnow

Level III - Guppy

6:00PM – 6:30PM

Preschool - Pollywog

10:00AM – 10:50AM

Level I    – Tadpole

Level II  – Minnow

5:30PM – 6:20PM

Level I - Tadpole

10:00AM – 10:50AM

Level I  – Tadpole

Level IV - Dolphin

6:30PM – 7:20PM

Level II  – Minnow

11:00AM – 11:50AM

Level III - Guppy

Level I - Tadpole

6:30PM – 7:20PM

Level III - Guppy

11:00AM – 11:30AM

Preschool - Pollywog

Preschool - Pollywog

7:30PM – 8:20PM

Level IV - Dolphin

11:30AM – 12:00PM

Preschool - Pollywog

Preschool - Pollywog

7:30PM – 8:20PM

Level V - Shark

Registration Fees: $35 for Preschool & $45 for Level I-V, $40 for each additional child from same family

                                    Swim Lesson Registration Form

PRESCHOOL – POLLYWOG (LIMIT 6 PER CLASS)

Child must be 3 years or older.  Designed to orient preschool-age children to the aquatic environment and to begin working on basic aquatic skills such as enter/exit water, blow bubbles through mouth & nose, go under water, bobbing, front & back glides, retrieve submerged objects and learn to stay safe in the water.

LEVEL I – TADPOLE (LIMIT 8 PER CLASS)

Water Exploration – Children learn basics of swimming: bobbing, floating in prone & supine positions, gliding in prone & supine positions, flutter kick in prone and supine positions, front crawl, basic safety rules and jumping in.

LEVEL II – MINNOW (LIMIT 8 PER CLASS)

Primary Skills – Children should already be able to: float on front & back & put head under water.  Children will work on: floating, gliding, flutter kick, front crawl, back crawl, turning over from front to back & back to front, retrieve objects & jumping into water over their heads.

LEVEL III – GUPPY (LIMIT 8 PER CLASS)

Stroke Readiness – Children should already be able to: swim front and back crawl.  Children will work on: gliding, front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, retrieving objects, treading water, jumping into deep water, kneeling dive and compact dive.

LEVEL IV – DOLPHIN (LIMIT 8 PER CLASS)

Stroke Development – Children should already be able to: swim front and back crawl for 10 yards, elementary backstroke, and dive in kneeling & compact positions.  Children will work on: deep water bobbing, rotary breathing, front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, scissor kick and sidestroke, whip kick & breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissor, breaststroke, rotary kicks, and diving in stride & standing positions.

LEVEL V – SHARK (LIMIT 8 PER CLASS)

Stroke Refinement – Children should already be able to: swim front and back crawl 25 yards, elementary backstroke 10 yards, scissor kick, whip kick, treading water, and diving.  Children will work on: alternate breathing, stride jump, diving from board, long shallow dive, front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.



SWIM LESSON FYI & INFORMATION

  1. Classes will be Monday – Thursday.
  2. Rain Out Days:  Defined as lightning/thunder or heavy rains.  When lightning is seen or thunder is heard, swimmers must exit the pool for 30 minutes from each lightning/thunder.  1st rain day: Swimmers will have a safety day – plan to be there regardless of weather (see #4).  2nd rain day: Make-up will be on that Friday following the rain out.
  3. The final day of lessons will be a “Show Case Day”!  Swimmers will demonstrate all the skills learned.
  4. Swimmers must attend all 8 days & pass a test in order to receive an advancement certificate.
  5. Classes are filled on a first come/first serve basis.  Phone registrations can not be taken.
  6. Safety will be covered every day as mandated by First Capitol Swim Academy.
  7. Sunscreen should be applied 30 minutes prior to entering the water.
  8. Swimmers need to furnish only a towel.
  9. Swim goggles are optional; however, snorkel mask and nose clips will not be allowed.
  10. Parents/Guardians must remain in covered areas and away from the pool sides during lessons.
  11. Diving Board Time:  Only instructors will be allowed to assist swimmers in the water.  The diving board is meant to be a fun experience.  It is not mandatory.  Parents must remain on bleachers or in covered areas.


2013 WATER AEROBICS
Water Aerobic Classes will begin Monday, May 21.  Fees are $3 per class, $35 per month, $85 for three months or $120 for four months paid in advance.  Registration paid at City Hall, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. 

Classes:
8 am to 9 am Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

8 pm to 9 pm Monday, Tuesday & Thursday

Water Aerobics Waiver Form

Water Aerobics Registration Form

2013 FIRST CAPITOL POOL RENTAL POLICIES

First Capitol Pool Rental Policies
Pool Rental Agreement



  • $25 security/cleaning deposit
    • Due upon reservation (no later than 7 days from reservation date)
    • Returned first business day after function upon completion of all items on checklist. Must be picked up from City Hall within 60 days or will be deposited to City General Fund without notice.
  • $75 for 2 hours (minimum)
    • Due upon reservation (no later than 7 days from reservation date)
  • $100 for 3 hours (maximum)
    • Due upon reservation (no later than 7 days from reservation date)
  • Life Guards: $8.50 per hour/per guard
    • 2 guard minimum
    • 3 guards for 20 – 30 swimmers
    • 4 guards for 30 – 40 swimmers
    • 5 guards for 40 – 50 swimmers
    • Ratio: 1 guard to every 10 swimmers
    • Due and payable in CASH upon reservation
  • Reservations are not secured until deposit and fees are paid in full
    • Must be done no later than 7 days from reservation date
      • If it has not been received by this date, party is automatically canceled
    • Reservations can only be made in person
  • Refunds
    • A full refund will be given if pool manager has to cancel due to equipment failure or bad weather and the renter is unable to reschedule for another day.
  • Pool will open at the scheduled party time and must be vacated within 10 minutes of scheduled ending time (set-up & clean-up occurs within the reservation time).
    • 15 minutes past the scheduled time results in all guards being paid an additional hour ($8.50)
    • Life Guards are contracted employees of The City of West Columbia for city facility operation  – they are being paid to open the facility, stand as lifeguards during the function, and close and secure the facility
  • Food is allowed only under the covered areas and grassy areas
  • Grills are not allowed inside the fence
  • Non-alcoholic beverages are allowed as long as they are not in glass containers
  • Pool rules are posted in the pool area and must be followed at all times
  • Party’s reserved for 3 hours will have one 15 minute guard break
  • Balloons are NOT allowed in the pool area
  • Children under the age of 6 must be escorted to the bathroom
  • Flotation devices
    • Non-swimmers may only use a UCSG approved PDF/life jacket and must be worn correctly
    • NO blow up arm floaties allowed
    • Swimmers may use noodles (not supplied by the pool)
  • Clean-Up – ALL must be done to receive deposit back
    • ALL trash must be picked up
      • Wrapping paper, food, paper goods, streamers, etc.
    • Trash cans must be emptied and trash put in the dumpster
    • Concrete sprayed down with water hose –
      • All food & drinks spilled must be sprayed off the concrete area
    • Bathrooms –
      • trash thrown away
      • surfaces wiped down
      • cleanup of any restroom accidents


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