Aquatics Classes and Programs

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pool fitness
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More than just a first-class aquatic center – the NPAC is a vibrant community hub that connects and inspires members of all ages to engage in life-long wellness and recreation. Whether you’re focused on individual achievement or interested in engaging with others, we’ve got just the right services, equipment, and innovative programs to support you.

Register for classes listed below by calling the North Port Aquatic Center at 941-429-PARK(7275) and select option #1 for assistance or stop by the Aquatic Center in person. Do you need swimming lessons? Learn more about our American Red Cross Certified Program. Please note that times and dates are subject to change.

There are several different youth sports organizations within the City of North Port, some of whom utilize the North Port Aquatic Center. To learn more, visit the Youth Sports page.

Waves Bootcamp

Come make waves in our all new bootcamp—a high-intensity year-round fitness class that will burn calories, tone muscles, and build core strength. You will be wave ready in no time!

Age: 11 and up Fee: $8 per class or $40 for 8 Classes Day/Time: Wednesdays, 5-6 p.m.

Drop-ins welcome!

Babysitter Training Course

Develop your skills and assist others by providing a highly sought after service: childcare! This American Red Cross Babysitters Training Course teaches skills every sitter should know, including pediatric first aid and CPR.

Age: 11-15 Fee: $75 Two-day Sessions (Session 1) Friday, 8/4/23 from 5-9 p.m. and Saturday, 8/5/23 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (Session 2) Friday, 12/8/23 from 5-9 p.m. and Saturday, 12/9/23 from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

First Aid, CPR, & AED Training

This American Red Cross-certified five-hour hands-on class prepares students to recognize and to respond appropriately in a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving children and adults. First Aid, CPR & AED training meets OSHA workplace requirements. Classes will be held at the Morgan Family Community Center (6207 W. Price Blvd.).

At the successful completion of this course, participants receive a digital certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years. Class size is limited to 10 participants.

Age: 11 and up Fee: $50 Day/Time: Saturdays; 8/19/23, 10/14/23, and 12/9/23 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Professional Rescuer CPR/First Aid/AED

This is a great class for both parents and childcare professionals. Participants will gain the knowledge and skills needed to respond appropriately to breathing and cardiac emergencies. This includes the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) to care for a victim experiencing cardiac arrest. This class will also cover the Epi-pen use as well as asthma inhalers. Call the North Port Aquatic Center to schedule this program at 941-429-PARK (7275). The minimum class size is six (6) participants.

Age: 12 and up Fee: $75/per person Day/Time: By appointment. Call 941-429-PARK (7275) for more information.

Dive into Fall

An adult only event. Select Thursdays, following the park closure.

Age: 18 and up Fee: Free to passholders, included with daily admission fee. Day/Time: August 17 (Lip Sync), September 14 (Splash Dance – 80’s/90’s dance party), October 19 (Blue Zone Trivia) 5:30-7:30 p.m.


Get active and fit without stress on your joints! Hydro-fitness utilizes a timed-interval format along with resistance-based exercise to target every major muscle group.

  • Age: 11 and up
  • Fee: $8/per class or $40 for 8 classes
  • Day/Time: Tuesday/Thursday from 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Sunflower Hour

For our younger friends, a time to come together and enjoy the Pelican Playground without the hustle and bustle of the full water park. Great for socialization!

  • Age: 0 - 4
  • Fee: $8/per class or $40 for 8 classes
  • Day/Time: Program Starts 8/23/23 and runs through 10/27/23. Available on Wednesday/Friday from 10:00 a.m. to noon.


Looking for a relaxing time to enjoy the lazy river when the water park is not open? Join us for Relax-a Float! The Relaxahatchee Lazy river is open twice a week this fall! Come find your “inner tube!!”

  • Age: 18 years of age and older
  • Fee: Daily Admission Fee (Free to Annual Passholders)
  • Program starts 8/15/23 and runs through 10/26/23. Available on Tuesday/Thursday from noon-1 p.m.

Safe @ Home

Join us for a free series focused on keeping you and those you love safe from learning the basics of CPR, to gaining valuable knowledge about how you and your loved ones can stay safe in, on, and around water.

October 4; 6-7 p.m.: Boating (North Port Aquatic Center) October 11; 6-7 p.m.: Intro to CPR (Morgan Family Community Center) October 18; 6-7 p.m.: Adventure First Aid (Morgan Family Community Center) October 25; 6-7 p.m.: Home Pool Safety (North Port Aquatic Center)