Special Programs, Parties and Rentals

Special Programs

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training
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.

           Tuesday, May 9th - (6:30-9pm) – prerequisites

           Thursday, May 11th -  (6:30-9pm) – Lessons 1-3, chapters 1-3

           Tuesday, May 16th -  (6:30-9pm) – Lessons 4-6, chapters 5-8
           Thursday, May 18th -  (6:30-9pm) – Lessons 7 & 9, chapters 9-11

            Saturday May 20th -  (9am-6pm) – Lesson 8

            Sunday May 21th - (9am-5pm) – Review for final exam, print off completion certificates

  • Fee: $200
  • Click here to register: American Red Cross Lifeguard Course

Start and Turn Clinic

Is you child going out for a summer swim team?  Has it been awhile since they have been in the water?  Park Hill Aquatic Center would love to help you out!  We are offering a start and turn clinics this May.  These one-hour sessions will take place on Saturday afternoon's beginning at noon.  Sessions are broken into age groups for your convenience.  Athletes will get both land and in-water instruction from trained instructors/coaches.  No more than 16 athletes will be allowed per hour session.

Saturday, 12-1pm - 8 & Under
Saturday, 1-2pm - 9 & Up
Saturday May 13th - $15
Saturday May 20th - $15

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 

United States Synchronized Swim Team 
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. Each student must pay a yearly fee to join the USSS organization and pay a monthly practice fee of $40 for 2 days a week and $30 for one day a week. 

  • Day & Time: Mon 7:00-9:00 p.m., and Sat 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 
  • New prices will go into effect on July 1st, 2014

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.