Community Resources

Aquatics

The City of Fairfield provides year round aquatic opportunities at the Aquatics Complex at Allan Witt Park. Enjoy the warm waters of the indoor facility during the fall, winter and spring. Cool off during the summer by enjoying our activity pool with retractable roof and outdoor amenities including the Big & Little Dipper water slides, Playland Lagoon and Li'l Squirt wet play area. 

Complex Opens for Rec Swim Memorial Day Weekend

  • Come out and meet your favorite mascots at our Opening “Mascot Day”
  • Mascot Day: Saturday, May 24, 2014
  • 12 – 5:00 p.m.
    • Friday, May 23, 2014: 12:00 – 5:00pm
    • Saturday, May 24, 2014: 12:00 – 5:00pm
    • Sunday, May 25, 2014: 12:00 – 5:00pm
    • Saturday, May 31, 2014: 12:00 – 5:00pm
    • Sunday, June 1, 2014: 12:00 – 5:00pm

Summer Rec Swim Hours: Officially opens Friday, June 6, 2014
· Summer at the Aquatics Complex at Allan Witt Park opens daily Friday, June 6, 2014 at 12pm.
· Mark your calendars NOW!
· Summer season begins Friday, June 6, 2014 and continues thru Monday, September 1, 2014
Friday, June 6, 2014 – Sunday, August 10, 2014
12:00 – 5:00pm
Monday through Friday: August 11, 2014 – August 29, 2014
3:00 – 5:00pm
Saturday and Sunday: August 16 – Monday, September 1, 2014
12:00 – 5:00pm

Summer 2014 Swim Lessons

Research shows that children who learn water safety skills also reap benefits in overall cognitive, physical and emotional development…. And it may also save lives!  Swim lessons are 30 minutes in length and are based on the American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor format. Class size is a max of 6.

10% multiple child discount is available and must be redeemed at the Registration Office located at 1000 Kentucky street, Monday – Thursday 11:00am – 5:30pm.
● Please note: Unless otherwise noted, all classes are held at the Aquatics Complex at Allan Witt Park. 

Weekday Sessions
Classes are two week sessions, scheduled Monday – Thursday.
June 9 – 19, 2014
June 23 – July 3, 2014
July 7 – July 17, 2014
July 21 – July 31, 2014

Weekday Evening Sessions (there are no AM sessions)
August 4 – August 14, 2014
August 18 – August 28, 2014

Weekend Sessions
Classes are four week sessions, scheduled Saturday and Sundays.
June 7 – June 29, 2014
July 5 – July 27, 2014
August 2 – August 24, 2014 

Junior Lifeguard Summer Program
Designed for participants that are too young to be lifeguards or want to learn the basics and experience lifeguarding.
The first week of class will include instruction on basic lifeguarding, developing swimming skills, and learning about the Aquatics Complex.  The remaining weeks Junior Guards will shadow lifeguards at various days and times throughout the summer swim season.

Attendance is not required for every class and classes are not prorated for participants wishing to take vacations or time off. Schedules vary for each participant and can include mornings, recreation swim hours, evenings and weekends. The shadowing portion of class also qualifies for community service credits.

Registration includes materials and a Junior Lifeguard shirt. A solid one-piece blue swimsuit is required to shadow lifeguards first hand.

Prerequisite:
Must be able to swim 100 yards
● Tread water for at least 60 seconds

Location: Aquatics Complex
Fee: $160.00
Class dates: June 9 – 13, 2014- 8:00am – 5:00pm
Shadowing Schedules: June 16 – August 10, 2014 (to be determined by instructor and student)

Water Polo*

Skill, speed, conditioning and endurance are all the things you will learn in our exciting Water Polo program. Water Polo is a challenging water sport played between two teams that try to throw a ball into the opponents’ goal. Develop and enhance your playing skills to prepare yourself for high school and tournament competition.  This program is held at Fairfield High School.

Prerequisites:
●Intermediate to advanced swimming skills are required
●Tournament participation optional and may require additional fees
● Call 428-7726 for additional information 

Dates: June 16 – August 8, 2014

Boys:
Age: 12 -18       M-Th     9 – 11:00a         Cost: $185.00    Fairfield High School

Girls:
Age: 12 – 18     M-Th     7 – 9:00a           Cost: $185.00    Fairfield High School

 Alligators Recreation Swim Club

Come join us for summer aquatics fun. Participants must be a level 4 swimmer. Aquatics activities include daily swimming and stoke improvement and introduction to diving and more. 

·         Program held at Fairfield High School Monday – Thursday
·         Program held at the Aquatics Complex at Allan Witt Park Saturday and Sunday. 

5-17      Monday – Thursday*    8-9:00am           $ 120.00*          Fairfield High

            M/W or T/Th*              8-9:00am           $  75.00*           Fairfield High   

  Monday – Thursday*             5-6:00pm          $120.00*           Fairfield High

            M/W or T/Th*             5-6:00pm          $  75.00*           Fairfield High   

 S/S    8-9:00am    $75.00    Aquatics Complex at Allan Witt

 Dates: June 16 – August 8, 2014

 *NEW*  Master’s Swimming at Fairfield High School

Would you like to improve your swimming ability and fitness in a positive environment with optional friendly competition? The Masters Swim team is just what you’re looking for! Our knowledgeable and experienced coaching staff welcomes anyone who wants to improve his or her swimming, regardless of your previous swimming experience. Masters swimming provides group training, written workouts, and coaching to all levels of swimmers, from current and former high school and college competitive swimmers to fitness swimmers and tri-athletes. Swimmers are assigned to lanes with others of similar ability, and workouts are adjusted according to the experience and ability of swimmers in each lane.

Program is held at Fairfield High School.

 Monday – Thursday
5:00a – 7:00am
Age: 15-up
June 23 – July 3, 2014
July 7 – July 17, 2013
July 21 – July 31, 2014 

Fee:      $70.00 per 4 weeks
             $20.00 per week 
             $6.00 per day drop-in 

Summer 2014:  Aquatics Complex at Allan Witt Park
Browse through and read about our Recreation Swim, Swim Lessons and Fitness Classes.  Call the Aquatics Complex at 399-1999 for the most current and updated information.

Please review the following conditions prior to making purchase decisions:

No rain checks, refunds, or proration’s
●No outside food or drink allowed in Complex, visit Neptune’s Café
●Complex areas may be limited or closed due to training or special events
●Complex areas may be closed for maintenance or safety issues
●Small children and children unable to swim must be accompanied by an adult
●Swim tests are given to those wanting to swim in the deep end
●Swim diapers are required and available at Neptune’s Café
●Recreation and Monthly Swim Passes and Admissions are for recreation swim only
●A separate fee is charged for fitness classes, lessons, or special events

 Aquatics Complex is OPEN: July Fourth!

●12:00 – 7:00pm
●Friday, July 4, 2014  

Summer Rec Swim Rates

●Children 2 and under                Free
●General Admission                  $ 10.00
●Children under 48 inches          $   8.00
●Spectators and Seniors 55+     $   8.00 

Rec Swim Passes
NOW available for purchase at the:

Registration Office

    ●     Located at 1000 Kentucky Street 
    ●     Monday – Thursday 11am–5:30pm
    ●     Aquatics Complex located at 1741 West Texas Street
           Monday – Sunday 12:00 – 4:30pm 

Family & Friends (4 or more)   

●$ 70.00 each
Individual under 48 inches  
●$ 68.00 each
Individual over 48 inches
●$ 85.00 each
Family of 2 
$155.00
Family of 3  
$220.00

BACK by popular demand!!  Purchase a monthly recreation swim Pass by Saturday, May 17, 2014 and receive a 10% discount.  Passes are $45 per person per session.

Monthly Rec Swim Pass

May 23 – June 15, 2014
June 16 – July 13, 2014
July 14 – August 10, 2014
August 11 – September 1, 2014 

Fitness Programs
·         $6 per drop in visit
·        $40 per month
·         $50 for a ten punch pass

Aqua Aerobics
Designed to increase aerobic & muscular fitness as well as flexibility in a safe low impact environment.

16+       M-F                 8:15 -  9:00am
                                   9:00 – 9:45am
16+       M-Thurs           6:15 -  7:00pm 
16+       Sa-Su              8:15 - 9:00am           

Lap Swim
Add great swim exercise to your daily routine.

16+       M – F               8:00 - 11:00am
16+       M-Thurs            5:30 – 8:00pm
16+       Sa/Su               8 - 11:00am 

Water Walkers

A great aerobic workout!
As you walk against the lazy water current you get cardiovascular exercise and tone up your lower body muscles. This is at your own pace workout, without an instructor. 

*Please note: walkers will have to maneuver around swim lessons.

16+       M-Su                8 - 11:00am  
16+       M-Thurs            5:30 - 8:00pm 

Deep Water Aerobics
No impact, aqua-aerobic class conducted in the deep water where you work out at your own pace.  The aerobic portion varies from 35-45 minutes and uses a buoyancy belt or pool noodle that allows participants to vertical train and to fully utilize the water’s property of natural resistance to tone.

16+       M-F      9:45  – 10:30am
16+       M-Th       7:00 – 7:45pm
16+       S/S         9:00 – 9:45am 

Shallow Aqua ROM (Range of Motion)

Uses slow paced, range of motion exercises without a cardio element for participants who have arthritis, fiber myalgia and other skeletal-muscular disorders. 
Designed to maintain and promote joint flexibility and enhance well being. 
Participants do not need to know how to swim. 
Hydraulic lift available; as well as walk in steps 

16+       M-F                    9:45 – 10:30am
16+       M-Th                   6:15 – 7:00pm 

Toddler Fitness:
Preschool Playtime
Prerequisites:
·         Ages 6 months – 5 years
·         One parent is required to be in the water with the child at all times.
·         Participants who are not toilet trained must wear a swim diaper.

Toddlers           M-F      8 - 11:00am
                       S/S       8 – 11:00am

Toddler Fitness Fee Options
·         $6 per parent/child drop in visit
·         $50 for ten visit punch pass  

Summer Swim Camp at the Aquatics Complex

Looking to create a magical summer?  Swim Camp at the Aquatics Complex for youth ages, 5 – 12 years old, is where all the spirit, enthusiasm and energy is to be found. Campers will enjoy a great week of adventures featuring swimming instruction, recreation swim, arts and crafts, movies, splash ball, water basketball, fitness and so much more. Summer is a great time to improve and gain more confidence in your child’s swimming skills. Our experienced Swim Camp staff will fill the days with fun, supervised activities.

·         $25 discount/camper for those registering for multiple sessions.

·         10% multiple child discount.

 Camp Dates:

June 23 – June 27, 2014
June 30 – July 3, 2014 (no camp July 4, 2014)
July 7 – July 11, 2014
July 14 – July 18, 2014
July 21 – July 25, 2014
July 28 - August 1, 2014
August 4 – August 8, 2014 

Required Camp items:  

●Healthy snacks and lunch each day with your favorite drink or water
●Sunscreen
●Swimsuit and towel
●A change of clothes with shorts and tennis shoes

Five camp options:
7:00am-6:00pm (extended camp)           $ 160.00
9:00am-4:00pm (regular camp)               $ 135.00
9:00am – 12:00 p.m. (AM ½ day)           $   85.00
1:00pm- 4:00p (PM ½ day)                    $   85.00
One day drop in fee:                              $   65.00

Lifeguard Recertification
Recertify American Red Cross Lifeguarding certification by completing this course.

  • Course covers:
    • Lifeguard skills
    • CPR/AED/O2 for the professional rescuer
    • Blood borne pathogens
    • Title 22 First Aid

Pre-requisites:

  • Participants must be age 15 or older
  • Swim 300 yards without stopping
  • Retrieve a 10 pound brick from 7-10 feet of water
  • Swim 20 yards with brick.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes
  • Current Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED or Shallow Water Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certificate Note: If the Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certificate is expired, participants must take the full Lifeguarding or Shallow Water Lifeguarding course
  • Certified participants are encouraged to apply for employment at the Aquatics Complex. 
  • For information or employment information, contact Maureen Lillemoe, Program Coordinator, 707.428.7726.
  • Cost:               $40
  • Location:        Fairfield High School
  • Dates:            
    • June 20 - 22, 2014
    • July 18 - 20, 2014
  • Times:
    • 8am - 5pm:     June 21 and 22, 2014
    • 5 - 9pm:           June 20, 2014

Lifeguard Training/Certification

  • Become an American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard by completing this 40 hour course.
  • Course covers:
    • Lifeguarding skills
    • Title 22 First Aid
    • Bloodborne Pathogens
    • CPR / AED / O2 for the professional rescuer
    • Class includes whistle and rescue mask

Pre-requisites

  • Participants must be age 15 or older
  • Swim 300 yards without stopping
  • Retrieve a 10 pound brick from 7-10 feet of water
  • Swim 20 yards with brick.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes
  • Certified participants are encouraged to apply for employment at the Aquatics Complex. 
  • For information or employment information, contact Maureen Lillemoe, Program Coordinator, 428.7726.
  • Cost:                $190
  • Location:         Fairfield High School
  • Dates:            
    • July 12 – July 20, 2014
  •  Times:
    8am - 5pm:     July 12, 13 and July 19, 20, 2014
    5am - 9pm:     July 14 - 18, 2014

     EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:  
    Lifeguards and Aquatic Fitness Instructors
     

Fitness Programs

Fitness Fee Options

Pool Parties

Lap Swim, Aqua Aerobics, Water Walkers, Deep Water Running and Shallow Aqua ROM

  • Mon-Fri  8:00am – 11:30am
  • Mon – Thurs  5:30 – 8pm
  • Sat and Sun 8 – 11:30am

$6 per drop in visit

$40 per month

$50 for a ten punch pass


Let the Aquatics Complex be your party destination. To reserve a day and time or for more info, call 428.7726 or 428.7585




Facility information and detailed information is available regarding hours of operation, prices, parties, fitness classes, swim lessons, and special events.
For more information, please call 707.399.1999 or 707.428.7726.

For more detailed class information see the 2014 Winter/Spring Course Schedule

Meet    Fall/Winter/Spring 2012-13 Season Aquatics Staff.
Meet   June 2013 Aquatics Staff of the month.
Meet   Winter/Spring 2012-13 Season Aquatics Staff.
Meet  Former Aquatics Staff of the month.

Take a Virtual Tour of the Aquatics Facility