MAKE A SPLASH
Come on in, the water’s fine! Newcomers and seasoned swimmers alike can achieve a low-impact, total body workout all year round in our two outdoor heated pools. With a variety of programs ranging from swimming lessons and Masters Fitness to aqua classes and lap swimming, we’re positive you’ll never feel like a fish out of water.
All memberships include access to over 30 aqua classes a week. You will quickly learn that exercise in the pool can be more than just swimming laps. From Aqua Yoga to Power Workout we’re confident that you’ll find a class that fits your personality and fitness level.
Make sure the whole family is water safe with swim lessons at Chico Sports Club. We offer private lessons for all ages and skill levels. Our swim instructors are certified in CPR and first aid.
Clients with physical limitations will find that Aqua Rx is the perfect way to participate in safe physical activity. Your trainer, Nancy, will be in the water with you providing hands-on instruction and giving you the confidence and guidance you need to succeed.
We offer our Chico Sports Club Aquatics classes throughout the day to accommodate a wide variety of schedules. Every class is taught by one of our professional instructors each certified and qualified to work with all levels. Check out the class schedules to get started today!
Adult Quiet Time
Adults and active older adults will enjoy using the therapy pool during this scheduled time slot in order to focus on relaxing, soaking, and socializing.
Aqua Aerobics 2
Aerobic exercise in shallow water. This class is done mostly vertically and without swimming. A fun-filled 55-minute class that will give you a complete workout: cardio, strength, and flexibility. Let your heart rate and spirits tone and stretch to great tunes.
A deep-water training class, in which the participants wear a floatation vest. Use of the water’s natural resistance promotes aerobic training with low impact. During class, exercises are performed that aim to develop aerobic resistance, general strength, flexibility, and motor coordination.
This class is designed to give both a cardiovascular and strength workout using aqua dumbbells, noodles, music, and other aqua tools. Relax in the therapy pool while experiencing new ways to add spice to your exercise routine.
Clients with physical limitations will find that Aqua Rx is the perfect way to participate in safe physical activity. Your trainer, Nancy, will be in the water with you providing hands-on instruction and giving you the confidence and guidance you need to succeed. ($ Fee based program)
Increase your range of motion and relaxation using the benefits of warm water in our therapy pool. Aqua Yoga combines stretch, relaxation, and deep breathing with buoyancy and water resistance. This class is great for anyone wanting to expand their exercise routine and for people with joint problems, injuries, arthritis, soreness, or any other issues. Start your day with a soothing, yet invigorating workout.
Get Wet & Move
An invigorating class that incorporates both aerobic and muscle strengthening exercises for people of all ages. This class is a mix of both shallow and deep-water exercises, taught at all levels, and is the perfect addition for a little variation for your weekly routine!
Develop your strength using water resistance. This resistance training class uses a variety of methods (isometric, isotonic exercises, alignment) in order to improve core strength, posture, and muscular endurance.
A water workout that improves muscle tone, flexibility, and cardio fitness by using buoyant water weights, noodles, and paddles. This class includes both shallow and deep water exercises and is suitable for all levels.
This “express” ½ hour class will maximize your time and take your workout to the next level. High Intensity Interval Training (H.I.I.T.) is one of the most effective training methods in the fitness industry. In this class, you will use the natural resistance of the water to perform anywhere from 3-6 high intensity intervals. This is a great way to manage weight and get your heart pumping!
Take some time to blow off your Monday steam with a challenging and fun total body workout. Shallow water aerobics and resistance work is suitable for any fitness level; modify and take it at your own pace or ramp it up for a real challenge!
Great for the skilled swimmer. Swimming activity takes place in the shallow and deep ends of the lap pool. Designed for swimmers with varying ability levels. Moderate and distance sections allow swimmers to swim at their own pace or execute chosen swim workouts.
The Chico Paddleheads are a group of whitewater and flat water canoe, kayak and rafters in Northern California. They have monthly meetings the first Wednesday of every month to plan group trips, discuss river conservation, and recreational releases. Visit their website at http://www.chicopaddleheads.org for more information on how to join.
A high-energy, full-body, water aerobics workout to get you moving for the day. This class includes cardio to get your heart pumping and toning for major muscles all followed by a relaxing stretch. Energize your day! This class is held at the shallow end of the pool.
Low-impact water exercise in shallow water. This class uses the freedom of the water to improve range of motion, flexibility, and overall strength set to fun music. Class includes a warm up, cool down, and strength training with about 35 minutes of cardiovascular activity. Non-swimmers welcome.
Senior Water Walking
Great for the swimmer or non-swimmer. Buoyancy and water resistance are the perfect combination for low impact muscle building, cardiovascular endurance, core strength, and balance. This class allows participants to continue learned physical therapy exercises or those who choose can use this time as a wonderful social outlet while performing their desired exercises. Water walking offers a safe, comfortable, and effective way for seniors of all fitness levels to get in shape.
Technique & Training
A 90-minute swim conditioning class focusing on technique. This class is specifically designed for competitive age group swimmers up to age 18 and requires a membership to USA Swimming. Please contact Coach Betsy Aird for more information: (530) 518-7946.
Level: Intermediate – Advanced