Camps, Clinics and Lifeguarding

Coliseum Summer Camp

NL Aquatics and Gravity Vault Rock climbing gym are teaming up again to bring you the Coliseum Summer Camp. 10% off the Full Week sessions for anyone who signs up before May 1st. Here are the details:

  • What: swimming, rock climbing, field games, and MORE! Lunch and snack included. Early drop off/Late Pickup options available.
  • Who: 5yo-12yo
  • Dates: July 5th to August 27th (8 weeks)
  • Time: 9am to 4pm (early drop off at 8am and late pickup until 5pm
  • $350/week; $200 for a 1/2 day full week
  • $85 for single day
  • $50 for single 1/2 day
  • $10 each for late pick up or early drop off ($15 for both)

5% discount for siblings and police/fire/military

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Lifeguarding Courses

Lifeguarding Course – NEW – Blended Learning [April 23rd-25th ]

Cost $325

  • April 23rd 3:30-9:00
  • April 24th 12:00-7:00
  • April 25th 12:00-7:00

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Lifeguarding Re-Certification Course [May 6th-8th]

Cost $185

  • May 6th 5:45-9:30
  • May 7th 5:45-9:30
  • May 8th 12:00-7:30

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Lifeguarding Course – NEW – Blended Learning [May 21st-23rd]

Cost $325

  • May 21st 3:30-9:00
  • May 22nd 12:00-7:00
  • May 23rd 12:00-7:00

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Lifeguarding Re-Certification Course [June 4th-6th]

Cost $185

  • June 4th 5:45-9:30
  • June 5th 12:00-7:30
  • June 6th 12:00-7:30

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ALL TIMES SUBJECTED to change, Instructor will contact you and confirm
Must complete the online portion prior to attending class
Please email the instructor with all LG questions

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SwimSmart Masters Clinic with Coach Chris Howie

SJAC Coach Chris Howie joins SJAC Masters coaches for SwimSmart’s Masters Starts and Turns Clinic. Learn how to get more speed, power and efficiency in these two crucial aspects of your race.

May 8, 2021 from 3:30pm – 4:30pm at the NL Aquatic Center

Space limited to 20 swimmers.

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Starts and Turns Clinic with Chris Howie for Swimmers under 18 years old

Races can be won or lost by the quality of your starts and turns. Join SwimSmart’s Start and Turn Clinics with Coach Chris Howie and learn how to get more speed, power and efficiency in these two crucial aspects of your race.

  • One 60 minute session offered each month.
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Space limited to 12 swimmers per session.

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American Red Cross Classes

Water Safety Instructor

Dates: This class takes place over 2 weekends Nov 4th-6th and Nov 18th-20th.

Friday 11/4 & 11/18 – 5:30pm-9:30pm

Saturday 11/5 & 11/19 – 10:00am-6:00pm

Sunday 11/6 & 11/20 – 10:00am-3:00pm


Course Description: Become a certified Red Cross Swimming Instructor. The Red Cross WSI program focuses on teaching participants different techniques and methods of instructing, to help people of all ages and abilities to swim and be safe around water. Participants who successfully complete the course will be certified to teach Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety programs including Parent & Child Aquatics, Preschool Aquatics, Learn-to-Swim and Adult Swim courses.

Course Requirements: Participants must be 16 years old, and be able to proficiently demonstrate Front Crawl, Back Crawl, Elementary Backstroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly, and Side Stroke.

Cost: $350

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CPR & AED Certification

Course Description: This course will prepare you to identify and properly treat general first aid, respiratory, and cardiac emergencies.  Hands on practice of skills in a small group classroom setting ensure participants have the opportunity to master and demonstrate important skills.  Student who successful complete the course will receive a certificate for First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years.


Course Description: Through classroom instruction and hands on practice, students will learn to recognize and respond to aquatic, respiratory, and cardiac emergencies. Course designed to provide students extensive hands on experience performing water rescues, CPR, First Aid, and utilizing AED’s. Students who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED valid for 2 years. Register here

Course Requirements: Participants must be 15 years old, be able to continuously swim 300 yards, tread water for 2 minutes, and retrieve a 10lb brick submerged at the bottom of the pool and swim 20 yards to the side of the pool and exit to the pool.

Basic Water Rescue

Course Description: This course teaches basic water safety and rescue techniques. These skills will help make sure you are prepared to respond and assist in case of an emergency.

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Specialized Senior Care Programs

Aqua Arthritis

Program Description: Specially designed for the needs of those with Arthritis, the class takes advantage of the natural benefits of aquatic exercise. Gentle movements work to reverse the daily pounding and impact on your joints. Exercises focus on improve your range of motion and balance all within the rejuvenating comfort of the warm water.

Aqua Pilates

Program Description: Smooth motions and holding specific positions work to strengthen and stabilize your joints, improve balance, and expand your mobility.

Aqua Tai Chi

Program Description: Use the smooth and focused movements of Tai Chi with the added benefit of the water’s natural buoyancy and resistance. Our Aqua Tai Chi focuses on stretching muscles, expanding range of motion, improving balance, and strengthening and stabilizing joints.

Veteran Programs

NL Aquatics is proud to offer specialty programs designed to provide the highest level of support and rehabilitation for injured and returning veterans.

Special Needs & Adaptive Aquatics Programs

Class descriptions and schedule coming soon.

Family & Community Programs

Swim Tests for BSA & Summer Camps

Program Cost: $10

Going to camp this summer and need to pass a swimming pre-test? Stop by NLAC to easily and conveniently complete your swimming test under the supervision of one of our lifeguards. Call or Email to schedule a time that works for you. If you have questions about swimming or feel you need to improve your strokes, we offer private and small group lessons throughout the week.