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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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Lap Swim and Water Exercise Classes

Lap Swim Times 

  • Monday - Friday 5:15am-9:00pm*
  • Saturday 7:00am-6:00pm*
  • Sunday 9:00am-6:25pm*

*Lanes vary throughout the day. We make every effort to have one to two lanes available at all times for adult lap swimmers. Up to six lanes will be available at designated times. Call 503-823-2840 for a complete schedule of lap lanes available during operating hours.

Lap Swim Etiquette 

  • Circle-swimming is necessary when there are more than two swimmers in a lane.  
  • Lap lanes are designated according to a swimmer’s speed: slow, medium, or fast.  
  • Look at the yellow markers at the end of the pool to find the lane that’s right for you.

Water Exercise Times

Class Aquaerobics (shallow) Aquapower (deep) SMILE (deep) Pregnancy Fit (shallow)
Monday 6:00-6:55am
9:00-9:55am
10:00-10:55am 
9:00-9:55am
10:00-10:55am
5:35-6:30pm
11:00-11:55am  
Tuesday   9:00-9:55am
10:00-10:55am
5:35-6:30pm
11:00-11:55am 10:00-10:55am
6:35-7:30pm
Wednesday 6:00-6:55am
9:00-9:55am
10:00-10:55am 
9:00-9:55am
10:00-10:55am
5:35-6:30pm
11:00-11:55am  
Thursday   9:00-9:55am
10:00-10:55am
11:00-11:55am 10:00-10:55am
Friday 6:00-6:55am
9:00-9:55am
10:00-10:55am 
9:00-9:55am
10:00-10:55am
5:35-6:30pm
11:00-11:55am  
Saturday 10:00-10:55am 9:00-9:55am
10:00-10:55am
   
Schedule subject to change. Call 503-823-2840 for the most up-to-date schedule.

Aquaerobics (shallow) 

  • Energize yourself with this invigorating workout! This shallow-water class focuses on cardiovascular fitness with special attention to strength and flexibility. All fitness and swimming levels are welcome.

Aquapower (deep) 

  • Experience the difference in deep water, using buoyant and resistant equipment for an excellent cardiovascular workout with zero impact! Aquapower is designed for all levels. Participants should be comfortable in deep water.

SMILE (Slower Movement, Intensity Lowered Exercise) 

  • This shallow-water class focuses on improving circulation, strength, range of motion, and flexibility through low-impact exercise.

Pregnancy Fitness (shallow) 

  • A gentle-paced aerobic activity with strength and stretching exercises – all utilizing the freedom and support of the water. Pregnant or postpartum participants join any class. This class is designed so participants may enjoy the camaraderie of others experiencing the same growth and labors of pregnancy.