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Summer 2022 Information

ADDRESS

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

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Click to open the 2022 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 28, 2022.

The button below will re-direct you to the online registration site for Group Lessons. Registration begins on April 27, 2022 at Noon.  Private Lesson registration will be Wed, May 11th at the Kramer Aquatic Center from 6-8pm. 

CLICK TO VIEW LESSON LEVELS FROM PREVIOUS YEARS:

VIEW 2020    |    VIEW 2021

Daily Admission Rates

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

10-Punch Passes

Lap-Swim Only $18
Punch Pass: $45

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: $30
Level 1-6: $35
Jr Lifeguard: $20

Private:
Private Lessons: $75 (single) or $110 (shared)

Open Swim

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

8:00 - 9:00AM (Beginner)
9:00 - 10:00AM (Low Intensity Aerobics)
10:00 - 11:00AM (High Intensity Aerobics)
11:00 - Noon (Adult Swim Lessons & Lap Swim)

 

CLOSING & CANCELLATIONS INFORMATION

  • Inclement Weather: If thunder or lightning occur or if the temperature is 65 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:

       2022 Swim Meet Dates: TBD

    • June 7
    • June 16
    • June 23
    • July 30
    • July 7 (make up date)

2022 SWIMMING LESSONS

SESSION DATES:

Session 1 June 6-16
Session 2 June 20-30
Session 3 July 5-14*
Session 4 July 18-28

*Session 3 - the first week will meet T-F to avoid July 4th 

 

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.

 

Click here to view the 2022 Group Lesson Schedule

 

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

  • Ages: 6 months-3 years
  • Fee: $30/child
  • Time: 5:15pm-5:45pm

Preschool Aquatics

  • Ages: 4-5 years
  • Fee: $30/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: $35/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: $20/swimmer
  • Time: August 2-5, 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: $75/swimmer OR $110/shared swimmer