The Hopewell Community Center pool is operated year round. Various instructional and recreational programs are offered to people of all ages and swimming abilities. These programs include lap swimming, senior fitness; learn to swim classes and swimnastics. Other specialty programs include Lifeguarding, Scuba Diving, Swim Team and Special Olympics. Those interested in Special Olympics may call Antonia Greene at 541-6404. Those interested in Swim Team may call Jamie @ 937 -5571 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to the web site www.swimvacs.org
POOL INFORMATION & CLASSES – January - April
Monday, Wednesday – 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday – 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday – 6:30 a.m. – 7:45p.m.
Saturday – 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Sunday – CLOSED
Class time Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Pool is closed from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
Pool is open from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. unless classes are scheduled.
Lap lanes will remain open unless posted.
(Open only to Hopewell students who have membership to the Hopewell Community Center)
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. if no programs are scheduled.
Saturday free hours are 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.
Call 541-2353 Monday through Friday, 1:00-8:00 p.m. to schedule your daycare.
We are again offering time for daycares to come enjoy the water. Slots are filling fast so call soon to schedule your group. Birthday Parties available on Saturdays beginning September and running through May. Anyone interested in having programs at the pool may call and ask for Brad Flynn.
Available at the front desk of the Hopewell Community Center.
All events will be advertised and posted no less than one week ahead of the event.
Scuba classes consist of three basic parts: (1) Academic (classroom), (2) Confined water (skills developed in the pool), and (3) Open dives (four dives). For more information on prices, dates, times, etc., you can contact Kim Walker, PADI Instructor, at 796-DIVE.
Virginia Association for Competitive Swimming (VACS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of competitive swimming in Chesterfield County, the Tri-Cities and surrounding areas. VACS offers instruction, training and competition to young people of all ages and abilities.
The VACS program is divided into six practice groups and these groupings allow swimmers to train at their individual level of ability while striving to improve their physical conditioning and swimming techniques. Swimmers on VACS range from beginners to National competition levels.
Coaches are Jamie Greenwood, Bret Stone, and Shannon Royster. For more info go to www.swimvacs.org
CCID Water Aerobic
This class will provide exercises to increase flexibility, range of motion, and cardiovascular endurance. Classes are offered at different times to accommodate your scheduling needs. You do not have to be a swimmer to participate. Classes run Monday through Friday.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. (seniors only) –; West Ford or Ashley Hundley, instructor.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (All ages) –; West Ford or Ashley Hundley, instructor.
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (All ages) – Brad Flynn, or other night staff, instructor.
Cost: Must have a Hopewell Community Center membership, plus $1 per class. Non-members of the Community Center must pay $2 per class.
CCID Lifeguarding/CPR Classes
We offer American Red Cross Lifeguarding/CPR courses. These courses run from January-April. If you are interested in taking one of these courses, call Brad Flynn at 541-2304.
Youth Strokes/Turns Clinic
We will once again offer a youth strokes/turns clinic during the winter and spring months. This clinic is for swimmers looking to improve their strokes and turns, or just trying to stay in swimming shape over the winter. The start date will be late September or early October and the clinic will run on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 7-8 pm. For more information call Brad Flynn at 541-2304.
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THE POOL IS USED BY MANY. WE WILL POST WEEKLY SCHEDULES.
FOR FURTHUR INFORMATION ON THE POOL PLEASE CALL 541-2304 AND SPEAK WITH ANYONE FROM OUR AQUATIC STAFF.