TAC Programs

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PROGRAMS / SCHEDULES

Please review our Policies and Rules for use of the TAC facility and participation in our Programs :

Triangle Aquatic Center – Policies and Rules

Click the link(s) below for the 2018 Schedule:

2018 TITANS Aquatic Programs Schedule

Need Help Registering Your Swimmer For TITANS 1 or TITANS 2 Lessons Online?

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.

CLICK HERE TO SIGNUP FOR A SWIMMER EVALUATION

Please contact programs@triangleaquatics.org to request a swimmer evaluation or more information on tryouts.

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TITANS Aquatic Programs Online Registration or stop by the Triangle Aquatic Center Welcome Desk!

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. Sign up today!

Titans 1

Ages: 3 to 6 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 1 has three stations:

  • Station A focuses on safety
  • Station B introduces freestyle and backstroke
  • Station C focuses on technique and endurance

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Titans 2

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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Adult Titans

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! This class focuses 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. Sign up today!

TAC Torpedoes Summer Swim Team

Registration for the 2019 TAC Torpedoes will open in the 1st quarter of 2019.  We compete in the Tar Heel Swim Association (TSA).  The Torpedoes are a great way to enjoy the summer in a low-key and fun-focused setting.  Torpedoes guarantee no rained-out practices or home swim meets!

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

Program Transfer Request Form

Contact Programs with any questions you may have

Adult Swim Classes

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

We are very excited to be starting our new Masters program on September 6, 2016! This program is a year round swim team offering high quality professional coaching and technique instruction for swimmers 18 and older.

View the schedule, find out more information or sign up here! Or, if you have any questions, feel free to email us at masters@tactitans.org!

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 programs@triangleaquatics.org 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!

Some of the awesome effects of Aqua Fitness include:

– Increased metabolism
– Greater mobility and flexibility in joints
– Increased strength
– You’re able to adjust the weight and intensity to fit your own needs!

See our schedule and offerings below!

Aqua Fitness:
Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 8:00am – 9:00am Instructor: Carol
Tuesday/Thursday: 8:00am – 9:00am Instructor: Jean
Tuesday/Thursday: 7:00pm – 8:00pm Instructor: Janet
Aqua Senior:
Tuesday/Thursday: 9:00am – 10:00am Instructor: Carol
Aqua Zumba:
Tuesday: 11:30am – 12:15pm Instructor: Janet
Silver Sneakers Classic:
Coming soon! Instructor: Carol
Silver Sneakers Yoga:
Coming soon! Instructor: Carol
Class Descriptions:
Aqua Fit: Aqua Fit 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.
Aqua Zumba: Integrating the Zumba dance formula, the Silver Sneakers 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 Zumba, you get a warm-up, great cardio workout and cool down in an indoor pool. Please bring a proper bathing suit, towel, and non-glass water bottle to each class. Classes are held in the Program Pool.
Aqua Yoga: Aqua Yoga is held in TAC’s warm water pool and helps participants increase balance, flexibility, and core strength. Participants will be lead through different stretching and strength routines. Please bring a proper bathing suit, towel, and non-glass water bottle to each class. Classes are held in the Instructional Pool.
Silver Sneakers Yoga: Silver Sneakers Yoga targets flexibility, range of movement, balance and mind-body integration.  Participants will gain improved mental focus and self awareness.  This class will help with stress management and aid in natural pain management through stretching.  Coordination and core strength are also achieved in a Silver Sneakers Yoga practice.  Please wear comfortable clothing and athletic shoes (required – no stocking feet or bare feet allowed).  Please bring a non-breakable water bottle to every class.  No mat work will be done.  Class is held in TAC Gallery.
Silver Sneaker Classic: Silver Sneakers Classic focuses on strengthening muscles and increasing range of movement for daily life activities. Participants use hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a Silver Sneakers ball. A chair is used for seated exercises or standing support.  Please wear comfortable clothing and athletic shoes.  Please bring a non-breakable water bottle to every class. Class is held in TAC Gallery.
Silver Sneaker Circuit: A 45 minute land-based class that provides exercises for strength and cardiovascular improvements specifically adapted for older-adult audience. Benefits include improving strength, endurance, cardiovascular functions, balance, and cognitive health! Please wear loose-fitting and breathable clothing and athletic shoes that provide support and good traction. Please bring a non-glass water bottle. Classes are held in TAC Gallery.
Silver Sneaker BOOM: BOOM Muscle will boost your overall fitness!  This class combines muscle conditioning and cardio movements to improve strength and functional skill.  No mat work will be done.  Exercises will be performed standing and seated. Please wear loose-fitting and breathable clothing and athletic shoes that provide support and good traction. Please bring a non-glass water bottle. Classes are held in TAC Gallery.
Silver Sneaker Splash: A fun, shallow-water exercise class that uses boards and other equipment to increase movement and intensity options. Splash is suitable for all skill levels and is safe for non-swimmers. Please bring a proper bathing suit, towel, and non-glass water bottle to each class. Classes are held in the Program Pool.
Meet The TAC Instructors

Carol Maguire

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Jean Schmeisser

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Janet Wise-Thomas

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