Excellence in Education
Rec Center

Cato-Meridian Central School District
2851 Route 370
Cato, NY 13033
Phone: 315-626-3439
Fax: 315-626-2888

Aquatic Programs  

Aquatic Programs


Arthritis Water Class


Instructors: Bonnie Townsend, Darlene McArdell, Ann VanHorn

Gentle range of motion exercises recommended by the Arthritis Foundation.  Some time is spent in the deep water if you are comfortable.  Dr.’s release is required.

Monday/ Wednesday/ Friday:   9:00-9:45 a.m.

Members:          FREE

Non-Members:  $2.50 per class

Youth Swim Lessons Level 1
Begins May 24th
Ends June 14th
Basic level class, student will learn the fundamentals of swimming including back float and safety guidelines.
Thursdays:               6:00-6:30PM       
Members:                 Free
Non-Members:          $50
Youth Swim Lessons Level 2
Begins May 24th
Ends June 14th
More advanced than level 1 but still learning the basics of water adjustment
and stroke skills.
Thursdays:         6:30-7:00 PM
Members:          Free
Non-Members:   $50.00
Youth Swim Lessons Level 3
Begins May 24th
Ends June 14th
This class will build on the previous two classes and there will be more focus on stroke skills
 Thursdays:         7:00-7:30 PM  
 Members:           Free
Non-Members:   $50.00  
Deep Water Workout
Instructor: Gloria Woolson
Zero impact, comfortably paced class that uses the water’s resistance to improve cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, range of motion and strength. This class uses floatation belts, barbells and webbed fitness gloves that are provided by the Rec Center.
Monday/ Wednesday     6:00-7:00PM      
Members:                       Free
Non-Members:               $5.00 a class
Parent/Child Swim Lessons
Begins May 24th
Ends June 14th
Helps young children get ready to swim by emphasizing fun in the water. Parents and children participate in several guided practice sessions that help kids learn elementary swimming skills.
Thursdays   5:30-6:00 PM
Members:    Free
Non-Members  $5/class
Transitioning to Open Water
Instructor: Reem Jishi
In this program, you will learn and practice sighting, drafting, in water states and swimming in crowded water. These are all skills needed to prepare you for open water triathlon swimming.
Mondays:7:00-8:00 PM
April 24th & May 1,8 and 22
Private Swim Lessons
$125 for five 1 hour sessions
$30 for one 1 hour session
Work 1 on 1 with a trained professional.
*Not included with membership*