Special Programs, Parties and Rentals

Sea sprites synchronized swim team

Curious about synchronized swimming?  The Sea Sprites team offers introductory classes for athletes ages 7-18.  These intro classes are only 1/2 hour long and are totally free!  Athletes must be able to swim 25 yards in the deep end of the pool.  Classes take place from 9:30-10:00am.

This program is designed for girls 7-18 years of age that have a desire to learn synchronized strokes and techniques that they will apply in water shows at area pools and in local, regional, and national age group competitions. If you are interested in swimming, gymnastics, and music then this is the program for you.  

american red cross lifeguard course

This course provides the necessary skills and training for the basic entry-level lifeguard. Students must be 15 years of age or older to enroll in this course. Preventative life-guarding, safety skills, and CPR/First Aid/AED are among the many topics to be learned. The fees listed below include books and a pocket mask. Times are subject to change upon instructor request. All dates are required.

This Lifeguard class is full, please keep checking our website for future offerings.

 Please call us at 359-4080 if you are interested in the Lifeguard Training course.  At this time, we do not have one scheduled.  However, we will develop a list of interested participants and hold a class once we have five interested parties.

Scuba Diving Certification

Get PADI scuba lessons from a certified instructor. This course will last the entire weekend and will take place at the Park Hill Aquatic Center. Please give us a call if you are interested!

  • Price: $200 (plus approximately $10 for shipping of textbook and DVD to your home prior to start of class)
  • Instructor: Chris Hill (785)640-3486.
  • Email: midwestscubaschool@gmail.com. Call or email Chris Hill with any questions. Or enroll online through his website: www.Diveanddive.com 

northland united swim team (nlu)

The Northland United Swim Team is a competitive year-round swim team offering age/skill specific training for all of our athletes.  We challenge each individual and work to develop them to meet the best of their abilities.  NLU operates out of the Park Hill Aquatic Center.

Vision statement: Northland United aims to be a successful, nationally recognized program that teaches and trains all levels of competitive swimmers, emphasizing individual progress, team unity, sportsmanship and family participation.

Team Philosophy:  Northland United is a competitive swim team that strives for excellence both in and out of the water.  The program is focused on mutual respect and sportsmanship through the pursuit of personal and team goals.

Please visit the team website at www.nluswimteam.com

  • Head Coach: Mike Ballard
  • Assistant Head Coach: Danielle Stoermann
  • Age Group Coaches: Dillon Vulgamott, Aubrey Bowser, Paige Feeley

Birthday Parties

Birthday parties have become very popular at the Park Hill Aquatic Center. Birthday parties should be scheduled a week or more in advance. They can take place during open-lap hours or during pool rental hours. No food or drink except cake and cookies is permitted. The snack bar is open for your convenience. A $10 check deposit is required to reserve a party table on the weekends. There are special discounted ticket packages available for your convenience. For more information on availability and pricing, contact a manager or a secretary at (816) 359-4080.  

Pool Rental

The Park Hill Aquatic Center is available for rental. Park Hill will provide qualified lifeguards for your safety and protection. A $25 deposit is required to reserve a weekend evening rental. Rentals are available in one-, two- and three-hour increments. The snack bar is available for $10 an hour. For more information and a fee schedule, contact Steven Cooper at (816) 359-6325.

Day & Time: Friday 7-10 p.m.; Saturday 7-10 p.m.