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Adult Coached Swim Programs

Adult-coached swim classes welcome lap swimmers of all levels from novice to competitive. Each class includes daily workouts tailored to best suit the individual swimmer’s needs. Coaches offer technique instruction and motivation so that all swimmers reach their best potential.

Novice swimmers learn the basics of lap swimming while advanced swimmers are challenged to swim traditional workouts. Coaches help prepare athletes for competition or improve overall fitness. All participants should be able to comfortably swim the length of the pool with face-in, and know basic freestyle and backstroke. 

Key Adult Coached Aquatics Information

  • Passes: classes require a punch card or a daily pass and advanced registration online.
  • Fitness punch cards: expire six months from the date of purchase.
  • Register online: Classes that do not reach minimum preregistration may be canceled.
  • Age: 18 years or older
  • Latecomers: Within the first 10 minutes of class, please ask the coach to join the appropriate lane at the end of a swim set. Circle swim as needed to not disrupt the swim set. Coaches will not extend class time to accommodate late arrivals. Lane space is not guaranteed.
  • For additional information see the About Masters Swim & FAQs

Adult Coached Swim Prices/Passes

To participate swimmers may pay drop-in rates or purchase an adult swim program pass. When you purchase a pass, your membership card is pre-loaded for either 10, 20 or 30 pre-paid visits to participate in any of the Adult Coached Swim Programs. No extra card to remember and you can participate in any of the below programs offered at the times most convenient to you. Call 303-791-2500 to purchase a Program Pass bundle or stop by any HRCA Recreation Center to begin your journey to better health and making new friends. 

Note: All Program passes expire six months from the date of purchase.​

  Member Program Guest
Drop-in Fee  $10 $12
10 Visit Pass $70 $85
20 Visit Pass $125 $150
30 Visit Pass $180 $210

Schedules Buy Your Pass

Adult Coached Swim Program Schedule & Registration

Note: No classes November 20-25 or December 25-21 for holidays

Advanced registration is required for all Adult Coached classes. Registration is encouraged by 6:00 p.m. the night before the class to guarantee the class minimum is met and to ensure adequate pool space. Classes that do not meet minimums may be canceled. We cannot guarantee that walk-ins will be accommodated.  All registrations must be done prior to entering the pool area. Coaches CANNOT register participants.

Schedules Register for Coached
Aquatic Swim Class

What's My Swim Level?

Level 1: Novice swimmers will learn the basics of lap swimming (500-1800 yds per workout).
Level 2: Rec or Fitness Swimmers know all four competitive strokes. Workouts will consist of intervals and longer distances, but swimmers are not training for competition. (1200-2200 yds per workout)
Level 3: Advanced swimmers are challenged to swim traditional workouts and may be training for triathlons or USMS swim competitions. (2200-3000 yards per workout)

Fall PEAKS Challenge October 2 - December 1

Performance  |  Endurance  |  Aerobic  |  Kicking  |  Strokes

Join us for the Fall PEAKS Swim challenge! NEW this year – PEAKS Classes will be at Eastridge. During each class, swimmers will “climb” one mountain peak. This fall, the challenge takes swimmers toward Idaho Springs - Bear Mountain and Mt Evans, then back towards Highlands Ranch ending with Doublehead Mountain and Pyramid Peak. Fourteen classes and 14 unique “Peak” workouts – no hiking poles needed – just your swimsuit, goggles, and water bottle! All swimmers must be able to swim 25 yards of freestyle and 25 yards of backstroke.

PEAK Class times:  Mondays 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. and Wednesdays 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at Eastridge Rec Center
Dates*: October 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, and Nov 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22

* Registration fee includes all the swim classes – attend as many or as few as best fits your schedule.

  • Are you new to lap swimming and want a FUN workout group? PEAKS is for you!
  • Is Northridge a little too cold for you? The water at Eastridge is a little warmer for those who are newer to lap swimming.
  • Do you need to make some room for the turkey and pumpkin pie this fall? Join PEAKS!
  • Each one-hour workout is designed for the very beginning lap swimmer (Level 1), but will be challenging for the more advanced swimmers (Level 2/3).
  • Please bring water bottles to workouts. 
  • Swim fins are encouraged - hand paddles and snorkels are optional.  Kickboards and pull-buoys are provided.

Every registered swimmer receives a Challenge T-shirt.  After registering, swimmers will get an e-mail with their first workout. Each paid participant receives a challenge tracker form, a Mountain Challenge T-shirt, a masters swim cap, and weekly e-mails to encourage you to swim your best!  Swim independently or by a punch pass to join any HRCA Coached Swim Class to swim additional yardage.

Track your distance from October 2 – December 2, 2023.  A “tracker-board” will be updated weekly at Northridge, so make sure to e-mail [email protected] with your current distance each week.

Prizes will be awarded throughout the challenge.  Most prizes are awarded in the form of Punch Passes to join any of our Coached Aquatics classes.

There will be Prizes for:

  • Most Miles Logged
  • Most classes attended
  • Most Improved
  • Most Mountains Completed

The goal is to Swim 15 miles by Thanksgiving!

Schedules Register for the
PEAKS Challenge

Coached Aquatics – Masters Swim Workout Groups

More Adult Coached Swim Information

Are you looking for adult swim lessons? Contact Mindy Polete at [email protected].


Inclement Weather Updates: For program cancellations due to inclement weather please check the HRCA website home page for program status updates or call 303-471-8942.

HRCA Cancellation, Refund, and Transfer Policy: To cancel a class call 303-471-8858 or the Program Coordinator. All refunds are charged a $5 processing fee. Refunds and class transfers must be requested at least five business days prior to the beginning of the class. Refunds are issued back to the participant in the original tender. Refunds are not issued for inclement weather or for ticketed events.

Questions? Contact Kerri McGrath at [email protected] or 303-471-8942.