The Red Mountain Center will be closed beginning June 30, 2020 through at least July 27, 2020. Memberships will be suspended during this closure. Aster Aging Senior services will not be available onsite.
Public pools will reduce public swim capacities and enforce increased social distancing measures to follow the Executive Order. Swimming lessons and fitness lap swim will continue as scheduled.
Summer Camp programs will continue to operate as they meet capacity and social distancing requirements.
The Mesa Tennis Center will limit its capacity to no more than 50 people.
Sports field rentals will continue to operate facilitating team practices only and will require compliance of social distancing requirements.
The City of Mesa will continue to evaluate and respond to Executive Orders to ensure the health and safety of our community. We appreciate your patience and understanding during these unprecedented times. Please visit www.mesaparks.com for the most up to date information on all programs and facilities.
This American Red Cross course is designed to teach lifeguarding responsibilities and rescue skills. It includes CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification. On the first day of class, participants must complete three prerequisite skills:
Swim 300 yards continuously, using freestyle (front crawl) and breaststroke.
Swim 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10 pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object in both hands (head out of water), and climb out of the pool without using the steps or ladder within 1 minute 40 seconds.
Tread water for 2 minutes using only legs.
Come prepared to swim. Registration is final. Participants must be 15 or older by the completion of the class. Proof of age is required the first class day.
This course emphasizes proper methods of teaching swimming skills to all ages and levels, and is approximately 36 hours. On the first day of class, candidates must pass a skill test including competency in the four basic strokes and have a level of comfort in deep water to remain in class. For ages 16 and older by the completion of the class.