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Summer 2023 Information

ADDRESS

200 Stearns Drive
Manchester, Iowa 52057
Phone: (563) 927-1160

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Click to open the 2023 Aquatic Activity Guide 

Special Features Include: 3 Water Slides, Diving Board, Zero Depth Entry, Spray Fountains, Sunbathing Area, Concessions

The City reserves the right to amend pool hours as needed.

The Kramer Aquatic Center will open for the season tentatively on Saturday, May 25th, 2024.

The button below will redirect you to the online registration site for Group Lessons. Registration begins on April 10th, at Noon.  Private Lesson registration will be Wed, May 8th, at the Kramer Aquatic Center from 5:00pm - 7:00pm

 
CLICK TO VIEW LESSON LEVELS FROM PREVIOUS YEARS: 
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Daily Admission Rates

0-2 years old: Free
Ages 3-7: $3
Ages 8 & Older: $5
Lap Swim: $5

*Season Passes are good for all open swim hours and all adult classes.

Season Pass Rates
# of people on pass / Cost

1 person = $75
2 people = $130
3 people = $140
4 people = $150
5 people = $160
6 people = $170
7 people = $180
8+ people + $190

Swim Lesson Rates

Group:

Parent & Child/Preschool: $35
Level 1-6: $40
Jr Lifeguard: $25

Private:
Private Lessons: $80 (single) or $120 (shared)

Open Swim

1:00 - 5:00PM (Monday - Friday)
6:00 - 8:00PM (Monday - Friday)
1:00 - 5:00PM (Saturday/Sunday)

 

*August Open Swim Hours

1:00 - 5:00PM (Monday - Sunday)

Lap Swim

6:00 - 7:00AM (Monday - Friday)
Noon - 1:00PM (Monday - Friday)
5:00 - 6:00PM (Monday - Friday)
11:00 - 1:00PM (Saturday)

Adult Swim Lessons & Aqua Aerobics (Saturdays)

9:00 - 10:00AM (Beginner)
10:00 - 11:00AM (Aerobics)
11:00 - Noon (Lap Swim)

 

CLOSING & CANCELLATIONS INFORMATION

  • Inclement Weather: If lightning is nearby or if the temperature is 70 degrees or lower, the facility will close immediately. No money will be refunded, no matter how long the facility was open.
  • Performances: The Aquatic Center will occasionally close early for summer presentations at the band shell.
  • Swim Meets: The Aquatic Center will close at 4:00 pm for the following Manchester Marlins Swim Team meets: 2024 Swim Meet Dates: TBD

2023 SWIMMING LESSONS

SESSION DATES:

Session 1 June 3-13
Session 2 June 17-27
Session 3 July 1-11*
Session 4 July 15-25

*Session 3 - No lessons on July 4th. Lessons will be held on Friday July 5th. 

 

GROUP SWIMMING LESSON INFORMATION

Classes are offered on different levels based on skill and age. All classes are taught by trained and certified American Red Cross Instructors. Classes are limited to 10 children. Lessons take place Monday-Thursday.  Group Lesson Registration is ONLINE ONLY.  Click the link above to register.

 

 

AQUATICS

Parent & Child Aquatics (parent or other adults must be in the water)

  • Ages: 6 months-3 years
  • Fee: $35/child
  • Time: 5:15pm-5:45pm

Preschool Aquatics

  • Ages: 4-5 years
  • Fee: $35/child
  • Time: 12:15pm-12:45pm OR 5:15pm-5:45pm

 

Learn to Swim Levels 1-6

  • Levels
    • Level 1: Water Exploration
    • Level 2: Primary Skills
    • Level 3: Stroke Readiness
    • Level 4: Stroke Development
    • Level 5: Stroke Refinement
    • Level 6: Skill Proficiency
  • Fee: $40/child
  • Time: 45-minute lessons are offered at the top of every hour between 9:00am-12:00pm

Jr Lifeguarding

  • Ages: 11-14, completed Levels 1-6
  • Fee: $25/swimmer
  • Time: July 31 - August 3, 10:30am-12:00pm

 

PRIVATE SWIMMING LESSONS INFORMATION

Private lessons are available for children or adults who prefer a 1-on-1 setting. Lessons may be shared, but are limited to 2 swimmers with comparable abilities. Lessons are offered as one week/one hour lessons, or as two week/half-hour lessons.  Registration is in-person only.

  • Ages: Unlimited
  • Fee: $80/swimmer OR $120/shared swimmer