CPRD offers lifeguard training, water safety instruction, Cobias competitive swim team, gymnastics,


The City of Cartersville Parks and Recreation Department has a variety of offerings available for registration. These include Lifeguard Training, Water Safety Instruction, Cartersville Cobias Swim Team, Gymnastics, and Tennis.

Lifeguard/WSI Classes

Do you need a summer job? The Cartersville Parks & Recreation needs summer lifeguards. Lifeguards and Water Safey Instructor classes are offered to all summer staff. You must be 16 years old to apply. We start our hiring process in March. For more information call the Megan Hix, Aquatics Coordinator, 770-607-6527.

Lifeguard Classes Have you ever wanted to be a lifeguard? Are you a current lifeguard? The class will include all the skills needed to respond to an emergency in an aquatic environment. Certification will be good for two (2) years, CPR for the Professional Rescuer is included. Ages: 16 & over Age control date: April 25, 2016 Fee: $150 ($70 for CPRD staff) Location: Dellinger Park Pool Registration begins: March 21, 2016 - (limit 20 per session) Class Dates:

Friday, April 8, 5-9pm Saturday, April 9, 8am-6pm Sunday, April 10, 8-6pm Monday, April 11, 5-9pm Must be able to swim 300 yards continuously and retrieve a 25 pound object from the bottom of the pool (12 feet).

WSI (Water Safety Instructor) Classes Each year the American Red Cross teaches more than 2 million children and adults to swim. This class trains you how to teach people to swim. After passing this class you will be able to teach: parent and child aquatics, learn to swim levels 1-6, and water safety presentations. Ages: 16 & over Age control date: May 1, 2016 Fee: $150 ($80 for CPRD staff) Location: Dellinger Park Pool Registration begins: March 21, 2016 - (limit 12 per session) Class Dates:

Thursday, April 14, 5-10pm

Friday, April 15, 5-10pm Saturday, April 16, 8am-6pm Sunday, April 17, 8am-5pm Monday, April 18, 5-10pm Must be able to swim all 4 competitive strokes, and tread water.

Cartersville Cobias Swim Team Summer League

Ages: 6-18

Age Control Date: Age prior to June 1, 2016

Fee: $100 - April 11 - 24, 2016 $110 - April 25 - space available only + $20 non-resident fee (if applicable)

Season: May-July

Practice Location: Dellinger Park Pool

The Cobias is a competitive swim team, intended for those who, as a minimum, know the basic swimming strokes. While it is not a venue for learning to swim, it is one for improving technique, speed, endurance and competition. The Cobias is a Georgia Recreation and Parks Association summer league team. During the season there are typically five to six regular meets and a district and state meet. All swimmers regardless of skill level are invited to participate at the meets.

First Practice: Monday, May 2, 2016 Practice Times: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 7-10 year olds: TBA 11-18 year olds: TBA For more information please contact the Dellinger Park Office at 770-387-5626.

GYMNASTICS Summer Camps

PreSchool Summer Camps Ages: 3-6

Time: 9am - 12 noon

2016 Dates:

May 23-27 June 13-17 June 27 - July 1 July 18-22 Fee: $75 Developmental Summer Camps

Ages: 7 & up

Time: 9am - 12 noon 2016 Dates:

June 6-10 June 20-24 July 11-15 July 25-29

Fee: $75

2016 Summer Youth Tennis Camps

These camps are designed to focus on developing fundamental tennis skills in young players ages 3-14. The fundamentals of the forehand, backhand, volley, overhead and serve, including proper grips are taught. Students also learn proper footwork, scoring, and general knowledge of the game of tennis. The instruction consists of dead ball (instructor feeding), live ball (students hitting with each other), on court demonstrations, match play (singles and doubles), games and fitness. Campers are grouped by age, fitness and ability. All junior campers will have a lunch and swimming break. QuickStart Tennis Tots (ages 3-6) Dates: June 1-4, June 15-18, July 6-9 or July 20-23 Time: 9-11am Fee: $80/week Junior Beginner/Intermediate Camp (ages 7-14) Dates: June 1-4, June 8-11, June 15-18, July 6-9, July 13-16, or July 20-23 Time: 9am-1pm Fee: $130/week

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