Aquatics at The Kroc Center

Whether you’re an athlete or just like to wade, we’ve got something for everyone! The Aquatics Center offers group and private swim lessons, lap and recreation swimming, and water-based group exercise classes (Aqua Zumba, anyone?). Our Aquatics department, complete with American Red Cross Certified lifeguards and trained swim lesson instructors is dedicated to providing quality classes and training no matter what your age or ability.

Aquatics Center features:

• Beachfront activity area

• Lazy river

• Two-story water slide

• Lap pool

• On-duty lifeguards

• Family changing rooms

• Swim lessons

• Aqua fitness classes

Whether you’re looking to fine-tune your swimming technique, exercise, or just have a fun day at the pool, you belong here!

Save time! Register online!

Ordering a lap lane or class online is easy! Sign in, add a class to your cart and make a secure payment. Remember to print and bring your receipt and waiver with you!

The Aquatics Center closes one hour before The Kroc Center.

Don’t know how to swim?

Learning how to swim is a critical component of every child’s development. Certified American Red Cross Instructors make swimming lessons fun and help students develop both swimming skills and self-confidence.

Group swim lessons

Program Guide Winter/Spring 2022

Class name               Day       Dates               Time               Cost


School Age                    T&R      4/5-4/28           5-5:45p            48

Preschool                     T&R       4/5-4/28           5-5:30p            48


School Age                    T&R      5/3-5/26           5-5:45p            48

Preschool                     T&R       5/3-5/26           5-5:30p            48


Preschool                     T&R      6/7-6/30           5-5:30p            48

School Age                   T&R      6/7-6/30           5-5:45p            48

Preschool                     Sa         6/4-6/25            9-9:30a           30

Adult                             Sa         6/4-6/25            9-9:45a           30

School Age                   Sa         6/4-6/25            10-10:45a       24        No class June 11

Special Events

April 9: Underwater easter egg hunt 10-12 p.m. pool reopens at 1 p.m.

May 7: STEM Project Evaluation – pool closed from 8 a.m-1 p.m. Pool will reopen at 2 p.m.

June 11: Mary Helen Thomas Water Safety Day – 10:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Pool reopens at 1 p.m.

Water walking club

Join other Kroc Center members as we walk the 510 miles of Virginia in our very own Lazy River. Record your individual miles on our map for prizes along the way!

See the Aquatics Staff for more info!

Save lives — be a lifeguard

Ever thought of being a lifeguard? We offer lifeguarding classes for ages 16+. Contact our Aquatics Manager today about opportunities!

Please call Liz Lowery at 757-622-KROC or email at Elizabeth.Lowery@uss.salvationarmy.org.