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SWIM LESSONS
Swim Lessons

2021 Swim season details coming soon.

Beginner 1: Swimmers learn the basic safety skills, breath control, independent floating, as well as the beginning movements for freestyle and backstroke.

Beginner 2: Swimmers develop basic freestyle and independent backstroke skills and build water safety.

Beginner 3: Swimmers begin to learn freestyle side breathing with assistance, develop backstroke technique and build on water safety skills.

Intermediate 1: Swimmers learn independent freestyle side breathing, develop backstroke technique and endurance, and are introduced to the breaststroke kick.

Intermediate 2: Swimmers continue developing freestyle and backstroke technique and endurance, learn the complete breaststroke and are introduced to the butterfly kick.

Intermediate 3: Swimmers learn the full butterfly stoke and continue to refine technique and build endurance for all four strokes.

Advanced: Swimmers focus on improving technique and gaining endurance and develop competition skills.

Swimming Sessions: Classes meet Monday-Thursday and feature a 1:4 instructor/student ratio. Cost per class is $85

  • Session I – June 8-18
  • Session II – June 22-July 2
  • Session III – July 13-23
  • Session IV – July 27-August 6
TIMECLASS LEVELDevon PoolReed Road Water ParkTremont Pool
9-9:30 am, Monday-ThursdayBeginner 1-3, Intermediate 1-3 and AdvancedSessions: I, II, III, IVSessions: I, II, III, IVSessions: I, II, III, IV
9:40-10:10 am, Monday-ThursdayBeginner 1-3 and Intermediate 1-3Sessions: I, II, III, IVSessions: I, II, III, IVSessions: I, II, III, IV
10:20-10:50 am, Monday-ThursdayBeginner 1-3 and Intermediate 1-3Sessions: I, II, III, IVSessions: I, II, III, IVSessions: I, II, III, IV
AQUATICS HOURS

2021 SEASON PASS DETAILS

 AQUATICS TENNIS COMBINED
RESIDENT FEES
Individual Pass$127$270$317
Family of 2$182$360$432
Family of 3$242$480$575
Family of 4$286$540$656
Add-on 5+$33$42$40
Senior Individual$105$240$271
Senior Couple$149$300$351
Junior$70
Residents must live or work in Upper Arlington. Please provide a copy of a utility bill, lease, deed, pay stub or Tax record. Family = A maximum of two adults and/or their dependent children. All pass holders must live at the same address.
NON-RESIDENT FEES
Individual Pass$193$408$478
Family of 2$275$540$650
Family of 3$363$720$857
Family of 4$407$810$961
Add-on 5+$50$60$58
Senior Individual$160$360$409
Senior Couple$215$450$530
Junior$105
Family = A maximum of two adults and/or their dependent children. All pass holders must live at the same address.
* Child Caregiver is an individual employed by the family to provide extended childcare to the family's child or children. Limit one child caregiver pass per family. Family must verify employment with Parks & Recreation Department.

DAILY RATE DETAILS

 DEVON POOLREED ROAD WATER PARKTREMONT POOLNORTHAM TENNIS COURTS
DAILY ADMISSION
Daily$7$10$10$10*
Evenings-after 7 pm$3$5$5NA
2 Years & UnderFreeFreeFreeNA
Note: Daily admission fees may not be applied to the cost of a season pass. Due to Tremont Pool closing at 8 pm on Fridays and Reed Road Water Park closing at 8 pm on Saturdays, the evening rates are in effect from 6-8 pm on those evenings.
*Guests are limited to four(4) visits per individual per year. Northam Park Tennis is a "no cash" facility. All membership and daily admission fees must be paid by credit card (VISA, Master Card and Discover Card).

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In the event of rain, camps and swim lessons will not be canceled. If lightning is spotted by lifeguards, the pool will be evacuated and will partake in a 30 minute delay beginning from the last sighting. Prolonged delays could result in a rescheduling. Camps can meet indoors.

In public parks, dogs must be on a leash from 8 am to 8 pm during Daylight Savings Time and 8 am to 5 pm during Eastern Standard Time. At all other hours, dogs must still be under control by the owner. Additional responsible pet ownership guidelines can be found by linking to our Animal & Wildlife Resources page.

Pool passes are not prorated.

Private lessons are available through Safe Splash, the company that operates our lesson program. Their contact information is available on the Parks & Recreation section of our website.

The Amelita Mirolo Barn is not available online for reservation. Contact Parks & Recreation Department at 614-583-5330 or parks@uaoh.net for reservations.

Sand volleyball courts are available for rent by calling the Parks & Recreation Office at 614-583-5300 located at Reed Road Park by the shelter house. Available for use 7 am-11 pm. Athletic fields are available for rent beginning mid-April, by calling Mac Kinney at 614-583-5057. Shelter houses at Thompson, Fancyburg, and Reed Road parks are available to individuals and organizations by rental only.

Upper Arlington Parks & Recreation does not have an indoor pool. The Department does use the High School natatorium. The indoor pool is only available for swim meets and Sunday Swim lessons. Sunday Swim lessons are for children of 4 years of age and older.

The City offers a Community CPR training program, certified Heartsaver CPR/AED, through LifeLong Learning & Leisure with the Parks & Recreation Department – Activity Registration at 614-583-5333. For the basics of CPR or healthcare provider courses, please contact UA CARES at 614-583-5352 or cares@uaoh.net.

Categories: EMS, Parks & Recreation

Reed Road: 614-451-4143 Thompson Park Shelter: 614-451-5413 Barrington School Cafeteria: 614-487-5180 ext. 5030 A Camp Counselor should be ready to pick up the phone for you to answer any questions. If no one is available, you can contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 614-583-5300

While volunteer positions on Boards and Commissions have set terms, vacancies periodically arise at other times. You can watch for calls for applications via local media, or you can submit an application for a Board or Commission that interests you at any time. The City Clerk’s Office keeps applications on file for 3 years.

Our online registration system will tell you how many days are left. You can ask a camp counselor at your designated day camp to look this up for you when checking a child in/out or you can contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 614-583-5300.

Safety Town is coordinated by the Police Division, in cooperation with the Fire Division and Parks & Recreation Department. Program details can be found in the Spring/Summer Parks & Recreation catalog or by visiting the Police Division – Support Services Bureau – Safety Town section of our website.

This cannot be done online. The first step in switching an activity would be to call the Upper Arlington Parks & Recreation division at 614-583-5300. A staff member can assist you in switching activities. Please have ready the name of both the activity being dropped and the activity that you wish to enroll. Having the activity number on hand is not necessary, but is much appreciated in completing the switch.

Upper Arlington city pools offer both residential and non-residential season passes that are usable for the summer season at all three pool facilities. Prices are less expensive for residents. The cost of passes depends on the family size and prices are available any of our pools or tennis pages under the City Facilities section of the website; daily admission fees are also available.

In the event of rain, the pools will remain open during their regular operating hours. If lightning is spotted, the pool is evacuated for a 30 minute period for safety – this does not close the pool.

Enrollment into the next session of swim lessons is dependent upon the availability of open positions. Your child may sign up for lessons if an opening is available.

Visit our Places page for details on City building address, maps & directions, phone numbers and hours of operation.

Registration for activities can be completed online at the website below:

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Season Pass Definitions:
UA Resident - An individual who either lives or works in Upper Arlington. A copy of a utility bill, lease, deed, pay stub or tax record may be requested for verification.
Dependent Children - An unmarried person who is under 24 years of age who is currently living at home. Or a foster child who is currently living in the home, verification may be required.

Pass Holder ID:
The Upper Arlington Parks & Recreation Department is transitioning from a pass holder card to a pass holder key fob. the key fob will allow a pass holder to use one ID for swimming, tennis and other Parks & Recreation programming. Pass holders may pick up their key fob at the Upper Arlington Parks & Recreation office, Devon Pool, Reed Road Water Park, Northam Tennis Courts or Day Camp.

Pass Holder Pictures:
All pass holders are to have their photo taken for identification purposes either at the Parks and Recreation office, any of the three swimming facilities or the Northam Park Tennis Courts.

Hardship Termination:
All swimming and tennis membership pass sales are final except when hardship criteria can be documented. Requests for Hardship Terminations are evaluated on a case-by-case basis and must be submitted in writing to the Aquatics and Tennis Manager. Season pass fees may be refunded or issued as a credit voucher are are prorated from the start of the season regardless of use. Requests will not be accepted after August 31. A $5 processing fee is accessed on all hardship requests upon approval.

One or more of the following criteria must be met to qualify for a Hardship Termiation:

  • Personal medical condition - provide a physician's statement on the physician's office letterhead stating the medical condition, date of condition and specifics of restrictions.
  • Relocation - outside a 25-mile radius of the Municipal Services Center - provide proof of relocation (deed or lease agreement).
  • Patron death - provide a copy of Death Certificate or obituary.

Children Under 10 Years:
All children under 10 years of age must be accompanied and supervised by a paying parent or qualified caregiver.

Severe Weather:
In case of severe weather conditions, the City of Upper Arlington Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to limit the use or close swimming facilities and tennis courts. If lightning, thunder or severe weather is in the area, the following procedures will be followed:

  • All pool and deck areas will be evacuated completely.
  • Patrons must exit the facility and seek shelter for their safety.
  • During a National Weather Service severe storm warning the facility will remain closed until the severe storm warning expires.
  • The National Weather Service considers a thunderstorm ended 30 minutes after the last thunder and/or lighting. At that time patrons will be allowed to re-enter the facility.
  • If the severe weather persists, or weather radar indicates severe weather throughout the day, the Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to close facilities or limit their use.

Cold Weather:
If the projected high temperature for the day is below 70 degrees the City of Upper Arlington Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to limit the use or close swimming facilities. All three facilities will be closed if the projected high temperature for the day is below 60 degrees.

Rain Checks:
Refunds are not available to daily admissions during severe weather and unforeseen emergencies. However, rain checks will be issued to a swim facility guest who has been at the facility less than two (2) hours and for a tennis patron if less than one (1) hour of play. When requesting a rain check the guest must provide a receipt as proof of payment of the daily admission fee.

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If you want to be kept up to date on pool weather closings and special events? Join us on Remind.com and you will receive a text or email with up to date information.

To join:

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  • Northam Tennis Courts Remind text @northamte to 81010
PRECOMPETITIVE SWIM TEAM
Swim Team

The 2020 Precompetative swim team season was cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Check back soon for 2021 updates.

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