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Adult Aquatics
Our Aquatics Division offers classes and lessons for all ages and abilities. Youth Aquatics, Adult Aquatics and special classes for senior citizens. The view the Monthly Aquatics Calendar please click here.

Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga
Yoga on a stand up paddle board in the pool, coming about a challenging core workout.
  • Date: On going program
  • Day: Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
  • Time: 8:30 - 9:45 a.m.
  • Fee: $20 per class include SUP board

Call 970-393-3328 to register or register on-line at

Open Water Swim
Nottingham Lake is back and better than ever this summer!  The Avon Recreation Department provides the only open water swim in the valley.  It's a perfect way to train for your first (or third) outdoor triathlon.  Just be sure to bring a wetsuit - the water can be chilly! 
  • Days: Tuesday/Thursday ENDS 8/4/16
  • Dates: Summer 2016 dates coming soon    
  • Times: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Fee:$5 per person
  • Check-in at the Avon Log Cabin
  • Average water temp. is between 60 - 68 degrees, wet suits recommended
  • Must be 15 years of age with parental release
  • For you safety - lifeguard staff and distance buoys will be provided

Water exercise that tones, firms, increases flexibility and strength, and gives your cardiovascular system the workout it needs...and it's fun! A workout in the water is one of the safest and best ways to condition your body and provide a way to keep slim and fit. It takes the stress off joints and the muscular-skeletal system and works the heart and lungs.

  • This is an on-going class throughout the year
  • Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and now Saturdays!
  • Times: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. M/W/F 
  • Class is included with admission; swim skills are not required

Joint Relief Water Class
Join us for an Eagle County Senior Services sponsored aquatics program at the Avon Recreation Center. This low impact class will take place in a shallow lap lane and will utilize exercises that help participants use their full range of motion, combat arthritis and stretch and strengthen the body.

  • This class is offered the first and third Tuesdays of each month
  • Class fee is $2.00 per person
  • Class time is 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Lifeguard Training
Looking for a great job? Come work at the Avon Recreation Center as a lifeguard!  Benefits include free membership, flexible work schedules, a fun and friendly work environment, enthusiastic management, on the job training and much more!

Times and Dates

  • Participants must be at least 15 years old
  • Participants must successfully complete the pre-course skill test on the first day (300 yard swim, brick retrieval, & tread water
  • Pay $130 dollar fee (books included)