TAC Programs

Swimmer Evaluations

If you are a new registrant and are unsure what group to register for, we offer free swimmer evaluations by our coaching/instructor staff. Evaluations are offered to make sure that swimmers are placed in the appropriate group.

Please contact [email protected] to request a swimmer evaluation or more information on tryouts.

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Learn-to-Swim

The TITANS Aquatic Programs: Learn-to-Swim is all about instilling safety and confidence in you or your swimmer! TAC is dedicated to help everyone learn how to swim, so lessons are offered for everyone ages 6 months old to 100 years old! Click on the programs below to learn more!

Tiny Titans

Ages: 6 months to 3 years old

Location: Instructional Pool

Semi-Annual Registration Fee: $10 – good for all individual lessons purchased for six months

$20 per class, sign up for what days and times work best for your schedule!

This class focuses on teaching both you and your swimmer the necessary skills to be safe and confident in the water. While introducing your little swimmer to the water, you’ll learn how to practice crucial skills that you can practice in the bath tub or your own pool! Once your swimmer is comfortable in the water, we introduce basic swimming and safety skills while focusing on developing confidence in the water. Final goals include developing confidence and a strong skill set to help swimmers smoothly transition into safe and independent swimming.

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Titans 1

Ages: 7 to 12 years old

Location: Instructional Pool

Annual Registration Fee: $39 – good for all lesson packages purchased at any level for the entire year

Six-Lesson Package: $129

After your swimmer has successfully passed all of our learn-to-swim levels, they’ll be guaranteed to be able to know about water safety, know how to float independently, and be able to confidently and independently swim 25 yards of freestyle and backstroke. Titans 2 has three stations:

  • Station A focuses on safety and introduces freestyle and backstroke
  • Station B focuses on technique and endurance
  • Station C is for swimmers who have graduated from either Titans 1 Station C or Titans 2 Station B. *Please note that you are still eligible for Titans Prep after graduating from Titans 1 Station C or Titans 2 Station B, but Titans 2 Station C is where swimmers can go to improve their skills prior to Titans Prep or Junior Titans. Titans 2 Station C will teach your swimmers introductory breaststroke, butterfly kick, open turns, and continue practicing freestyle and backstroke. Swimmers can enroll in Titans 2 Station C if they do not wish to join a competitive swim team, or if they are wait-listed for the team.

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Titans 3 – Adult Titans / New class structure starts June 1st!

Ages: 13 years old and older

Location: Program Pool

Semi-Annual Registration Fee: $10 – good for all individual lessons purchased for six months

$20 per class, sign up for what days and times work best for your schedule!

It’s never too late to learn how to swim! These classes focus on the basics of swimming so you can become more confident and comfortable in the water. Instructors will work with you through fundamental skills such as body position/alignment, kicking, freestyle, and backstroke to help you reach your goals of being confident in the water.

  • Station A
    • This group is ideal for teenagers and adults that haven’t had any swimming experience previously and need to learn basic skills. This class will be held in the Instructional Pool.
    • Skills that you’ll learn include:
      • Submerging and blowing bubbles properly
      • Front and back float
      • Freestyle kick and freestyle stroke
      • Proper lateral breathing.
  • Station B focuses on technique and endurance
  • Station C focuses on introductory breaststroke, butterfly kick, open turns, and continue practicing freestyle and backstroke. Swimmers can enroll in Titans 3 Station C if they do not wish to join a competitive swim team, or if they are wait-listed for the team.

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Make-A-Splash Program

Reduced priced lessons for qualifying children, please check out the information on our Make A Splash Program.

Questions?? Please email Make A Splash for more information.

TITANS Aquatic Programs Forms

Current Class Offerings

Program Transfer Request Form

Contact Programs with any questions you may have

Titans 3: Adult Swim Classes

TITANS 3: Adult TITANS (Ages 13 and up) It’s never too late to learn to swim! These group lessons are designed for adults to gain skills and comfort in the water. Once comfortable, we begin to incorporate different strokes and technique work. Whether your goals consist of simply learning how to swim or improving your technique and efficiency, our experienced instructors will help you reach your goals!

Adult Masters

TITANS Masters is a big hit! We’re the only Masters team in the marketing to offer high quality professional coaching from a dedicated staff and technique instruction for swimmers 18 and older. Masters swimming is great for all athletes:

  • Athletes who want to continue to swim at a high level
  • Athletes from other sports who wish to cross-train aquatically
  • Athletes looking for a great group to socialize with!

Practices are held daily during the week, both in the morning and at lunch.

View the schedule, find out more information or sign up here! Or, if you have any questions, feel free to email us at [email protected]!

Triangle Aquatic Center offers private and semi-private (2 people) lessons for those who are interested in one-on-one instruction, need more flexibility with scheduling on a lesson-by-lesson basis, or have a specific area of interest.

To set up private lessons, please contact [email protected] or call 919.459.4045 x222.

  • Private lesson
    • Age:  All Ages
    • Student/Teacher Ratio:  1:1
    • Lesson Duration:  30 minutes
    • Cost:  $55 per lesson / $296 Package of Six Lessons
  • Semi-private lesson
    • Age:  All Ages
    • Student/Teacher Ratio: 2:1
    • Lesson Duration:  30 minutes
    • Cost:  $74 per lesson for two swimmers / $400 Package of Six Lessons

TAC is an authorized provider of the American Red Cross and is able to help you with your certification needs. Click on
the different courses below to learn more, see available offerings, and register!

Lifeguard Full Certification

Course Cost: $315

Course Length: 2.5 days plus online portion

Register HERE!

Lifeguard Re-Certification

Course Cost: $185

Course Length: 1 day plus online portion

*all participants needing a recertification are able to join the full certification classes for the cost of a recertification

Register HERE!

CPR/First Aid/AED For the Professional Rescuer

Course Cost: $90

Course Length: roughly 2 hours plus online portion

This course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies
involving adults, children and infants and meets OSHA/workplace requirements. This is a blended learning course
including an online portion and an instructor-led classroom skill session. Upon successful completion of this course you
will receive a digital certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years.

Classes are $90 for the general public, and $60 for Wake County Educators and Coaches. Participants must be 14 years old
or older. Each participant is required to finish the online course and print out a completion record prior to the start
of the class. A link to the online portion can be found in the details section in the registration module.

Water Safety Instructor

Course Cost: $315

Course Length: 3 days plus online portion

The purpose of the American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor course is to train instructor candidates to teach courses
and presentations in the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Program by developing their understanding of how
to use the course materials, how to conduct training sessions and how to evaluate participants’ progress.

Course Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the Water Safety Instructor course, instructor candidates should be able to:

  • Identify key elements and strategies for planning and preparing effective and safe swim lessons
  • Identify key class management principles, elements and strategies for planning, preparing, and conducting safe
    swim lessons
  • Describe the importance of effective observation for teaching and how to develop it
  • Observe swimming, headfirst entry and diving skills, and accurately classify them and suggest appropriate
    interventions to improve them
  • Develop the ability to effectively communicate about participants’ progress in swim lessons
  • Modify teaching to meet unexpected challenges, including dealing with participants who misbehave
  • Demonstrate the ability to accommodate participants who move, learn, communicate, and behave differently

Prerequisites:

  • Be at least 16 years of age on or before the final scheduled lesson of this course
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform the following swimming skills:
  • Swim the following strokes consistent with Level 4 of American Red Cross Swimming skills:
  • Front crawl-25 yards
  • Back crawl-25 yards
  • Breaststroke-25 yards
  • Elementary backstroke- 25 yards
  • Sidestroke-25 yards
  • Butterfly- 15 yards
  • Maintain position on back for 1 minute in deep water (floating or sculling)
  • Tread water for 1 minute

Lifeguard Instructor

Course Cost: $315

Course Length: 2.5 days

The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor course is to train instructor candidates to teach the
American Red Cross Lifeguarding, Lifeguarding Blended Learning, Shallow Water Lifeguarding, Water Park Skills, CPR/AED
for the Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers, Administering Emergency Oxygen and Bloodborne Pathogens
Training courses and/or modules.

Course Prerequisites:

  • Be at least 17 years of age.
  • Possess a current basic-level American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certification.
  • Successfully complete the online session for the Lifeguarding Instructor course, which consists of the
    following:
  • Orientation to the American Red Cross
  • Orientation to the Lifeguarding Instructor Course and Precourse Exam
  • Successfully complete the Precourse Session
  • Obtain the Lifeguarding Instructor’s Manual and Lifeguarding Manual after you have successfully completed the
    Precourse Session.

Criteria for certification:

  • Successfully complete the online Introduction to the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor course
  • Successfully complete the Precourse Skills Session
  • Attend and actively participate in all course sessions
  • Successfully complete class activities, including the four practice-teaching assignments
  • Demonstrate instructor-level skill competency in all skills and scenarios
  • Score a minimum of 80 percent on the instructor course final written exam

Triangle Aquatic Center is proud to offer several types of fitness classes both in and out of the water. Our Aqua Fitness classes are taught by experienced instructors and guarantee you the best low impact, high intensity workout you’re looking for!

Current Class Offerings

Class Descriptions:

Aqua Fit / SS Aqua Fit: This 55-minute class is a high-intensity, low-impact water based workout that is perfect for everyone!  TAC has water weights, noodles, water belts, balls, and other equipment that allows participants to choose their own intensity and resistance for their workout.  Please bring a proper bathing suit, towel and non-glass water bottle to each class.  Classes are held in the Program Pool. Deep Water Aqua Fit: This 45-minute class is a high-intensity deep water workout that is a total body workout!  Water belts are used and provided.  Water weights are used for approximately half of the class.  This class is held in the deep end of the Program Pool, with our cool-down performed in the shallow end of the pool in order to enhance the final stretch. Senior Yoga / SS Yoga:  This 45-minute class targets flexibility, range of movement, balance and mind-body integration.  Participants will gain improved mental focus and self awareness.  Coordination and core strength are also achieved.  No mat work will be done; chairs are used for part of the class.  Class conforms to SilverSneakers Yoga objectives. Please wear comfortable clothing and athletic shoes. Fit Seniors / SS Boom:  Receive a total body workout in this 45-minute class which begins with a cardio warmup, followed by strength training using hand weights and resistance tubes.  Core work (abdominals and back) is performed in a chair.  No mat work is done.  Each class ends with a thorough stretch of all the muscles worked in class. Class conforms to SilverSneakers BOOM objectives. Please wear comfortable clothing and athletic shoes. Aqua Zumba: Integrating the Zumba dance formula, the SilverSneakers philosophy and traditional Aqua fitness disciplines, Aqua Zumba blends it all together into a safe, challenging, water-based workout that’s cardio-conditioning, body-toning, and most of all, enjoyment beyond belief. Through aqua dance, you get a warm-up, great cardio workout and cool down in an in-door, step-in pool.
What are the benefits?
  • Increased endurance, flexibility and strength
  • Burn calories, promote weight loss
  • Low-impact full body workout
  • Fun and stress reduction
Aqua Yoga: Based on the fundamentals of SilverSneakers workout program, Aqua Yoga provides participants opportunities for stretching and breathing in warm water which makes them feel more comfortable and relaxing. Poses are easily modified in order to accommodate the person who has physical limitations or low fitness level. This is a perfect activity for those suffering from arthritis, fibromyalgia or who are looking to return to fitness activity.
What are the benefits?
  •   Super low impact
  • Improves range of motion and flexibility
  • Encourages better posture and balance
  • Provides opportunity for total relaxation
Cardio Drumming: is an evidence-based fitness, health, and wellness program, that provides a “whole brain and whole body” workout! Cardio drumming upholds the principles of SilverSneakers by modifying the workouts to the participants needs. The program promotes physical, social, emotional, and cognitive health at all life stages and is sure to be lots of fun for the participants. (Start date- Monday, June 13th at 10am)
What are the benefits?
  • Improves coordination
  • Promotes strength and stamina
  • Relieves stress and improves mood
CardioFit / SS Classic & Circuit: Get ready for 45 minutes of fun and fitness in this land-based class! Using an exercise tube, a fitness ball, and hand-held weights, we focus on muscle conditioning, cardiovascular movement, balance training for fall-prevention, and cognitive functionality. Whatever your fitness goals, this class is for you! You can use your chair for executing all the movements sitting down, you can use it for balance, or you can place your equipment on it and perform the entire class standing. Your workout, your way! Class conforms to SilverSneakers Classic and SilverSneakers Circuit for a safe, challenging, amazingly fun workout!

Meet The TAC Instructors

Carol Maguire

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Nourma Bumgarner

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Janet Wise-Thomas

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Amy Rockwell

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