Aquatics Division

Welcome to the Cheyenne Aquatic Division!

News & Updates:
-Spray Park is closed until further notice.
-Check out the Summer Recreate Guide!

Contact Us:
-For questions and class information, please call the Cheyenne Aquatic Center at 307-637-6455.
-Manager: Desiree Vapenik, DVapenik@CheyenneCity.org, 307-637-6456.

Contact Us

Aquatics Manager


Desiree Vapenik
Office: 307-637-6456
Email: DVapenik@cheyennecity.org

Aquatics Foreman Staffing


Edwin Luers
Office: 307-637-6457
Email: Eluers@cheyennecity.org

Aquatics Foreman Maintenance


Tom Berg
Office: 307-638-4376
Email: Tberg@cheyennecity.org

Facility Hours

Cheyenne Aquatic Center - School Year Hours

931 Martin Esquibel Street, Cheyenne
307-637-6455

August 26, 2019 – June 3, 2020 Schedule:
Lap Swim
M, W, F: 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
T & TH: 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
SA & SU: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Recreational Swim
M, W, F: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
M, W, F: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
T & TH: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
SA & SU: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Toddler Time: 
M, W, F: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Cheyenne Aquatic Center - Summer Hours

931 Martin Esquibel Street, Cheyenne
307-637-6455

June 7 – August 25, 2019 Schedule:
Lap Swim
M, W, F: 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
T & TH: 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
SA & SU: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Recreational Swim
T – SU: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
M, W, F: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Toddler Time
M,W: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
F: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Please note: Rec swims will be closed Monday afternoons for Rec program. Lap Swim still permitted.

Johnson Pool

303 East 8th Street, Cheyenne
307-637-6239

June 7 – August 25, 2019 Schedule:
Weather Permitting

Lap Swim
M-SU: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Recreational Swim:
M-SU: 1:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Party rentals available 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. any day.

Sloan Lake Beach

In Lions Park, Cheyenne
Located at intersection of Carey Avenue & 8th Avenue
307-637-6423 (open seasonally)

June 7 – August 25, 2019 Schedule:
Weather Permitting

M-SU: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Last rental at 4:30 p.m.

There is no swimming permitted at Sloan’s Lake Beach House.

For large group reservations, please call 307-637-6455.

Cheyenne Aquatic Center Spray Park

Spray Park is currently closed until further notice.

Located behind the Cheyenne Aquatic Center
931 Martin Esquibel Street, Cheyenne
307-637-6455

Hours (May 25 – June 5, 2019):
Weather Permitting
M – F: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Note: Daily admission prices available T & TH with regular Rec Swim from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Under 8 rule applies.

Hours (June 7 – August 25, 2019):
Weather Permitting
M: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
T – F: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. (Rec Swim Prices)
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
S & SU: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. (Rec Swim Prices)

Admission Fees

Cheyenne Aquatic Center

Recreational Swim Fees:
Under 4: Free
Ages 5 – 59: $5
Ages 60+: $4.50
Master: $4.50
Military: $4.50
Family: Please ask the front counter about our family pricing

Lap Swim Fees:
Ages 8-17: $3.25
Ages 18-59: $3.75
Ages 60+: $3.25
Master: $3.25
Military: $3.25

Toddler Time Fee:
$2/person

Water Exercise Drop-In Fee:
$5/person

Johnson Pool

Recreational Swim Fees:
Under 7: $1.25
Ages 8 – 17: $3
Ages 18 – 59: $3.50
Ages 60+: $3

Lap Swim Fees:
Under 7: $1.25
Ages 8-17: $2.25
Ages 18-59: $2.50
Ages 60+: $2.25

Sloan Lake Beach

Paddleboats:
30 Minutes: $6
1 Hour: $9

Canoes:
30 Minutes: $5
1 Hour: $8

Kayaks:
30 Minutes: $4
1 Hour: $6

Paddleboards:
30 Minutes: $10
1 Hours: $20

For large group reservations, please call 307-637-6455.

Spray Park

Spray Park is closed until further notice
General Fees:
8 Years and Under: $1.25
9 Years & Over: $2.25

Rec Swim Fees:
Monday – Friday
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Rec Swim Fee

Saturday & Sunday
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Rec Swim Fee

Daily Admission:
Pay one price from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Includes afternoon Rec Swim.
Under 8 Years: $2.50
Ages 8 – 17: $5.50
Ages 18 – 59: $6.50
Ages 60+: $5.25
Masters: $5.00

Punch Cards & Passes

Punch Cards can be used at all facilities.

Aquatic Fitness Pass

Aqua Fitness Class Pass:
$50/month for full access to all Aqua Ex. classes, rec & lap swims. Please register for classes to be guaranteed a spot.

Discount Punch Cards

For Lap Swim, Recreational Swims, Johnson Pool, Boat Rentals and Water Exercise Drop-Ins:

  • $20 worth of swims for $18
  • $30 worth of swims for $27
  • $40 worth of swims for $36
  • $50 worth of swims for $45

 

Passes

1 Month:
Ages 8 – 17: $30
Ages 18 – 59: $45
Ages 60+: $30
Master: $25
Military: $30
Family: $90

6 Months:
Ages 8 – 17: $140
Ages 18 – 59: $160
Ages 60+: $140
Master: $125
Military: $140
Family: $480

1 Year: 
Ages 8 – 17: $200
Ages 18 – 59: $250
Ages 60+: $200
Master: $180
Military: $200
Family: $650
Military Family: $550

Aquatic Fitness

Acquapole® Kickboxing

This half-hour class focuses on your core and getting your heart rate up. High-energy, fast-paced, kickboxing aqua style! Includes easy-to-moderate kickboxing moves, constant movement, music, and stretching. No swimming skills required.

Find the latest classes and register here.
(Classes may not populate until the first day of registration. Hang tight because it’s coming soon!)

Acquapole® Toning

This half-hour class focuses on upper body toning, cardio, and flexibility. A total body workout using the acquapole® as the base. Workouts include basic stretching, basic aerobics, and music. No swimming skills required.

Find the latest classes and register here.

Aqua Aerobics

This one-hour focuses on developing cardio endurance. Workouts focus on large muscle groups with sustained interval & flexibility exercises. No swimming skills required.

Find the latest classes and register here.

Aqua Exercise

This one-hour class focuses on flexibility. Workouts include static exercises that emphasize movements through a normal range of motion and basic aerobics. No swimming skills required.

Find the latest classes and register here.

Aqua HIIT

Built on the science of high-intensity interval training (HIIT), this class is designed to use aqua bikes for faster results. Quick, hard style of training with minimal joint impact. No swimming ability required. Please bring water shoes.

No Classes Available for Summer 2019. Please check back this Fall!

Aqua Spinning

Aqua Spin is a cardio workout, similar to an on-land spin class, that is focused on cardio and toning. You’ll be able to set your own intensity for this workout. 8 bikes available per class. No swimming skill required.

Find the latest classes and register here.

Aqua Toning

Designed to supplement your personal exercise program, Aqua Toning uses equipment + water resistance to tone specific muscle groups. This class does not provide a cardio workout. Conducted in shallow water. No swimming skills required.

Find the latest classes and register here.

Deep Water Walking

Deep water is the ideal exercise environment to work all muscle groups with no impact on the joints. This class uses equipment that allows your body to be completely buoyant while offering resistance. Perfect for those just starting activity or wanting to change up their existing routine.

Find the latest classes and register here.

Fit Board Yoga

Yoga Board focuses on stretching and relaxing–using an inflatable board where balance is key. No swimming ability required; however, we can’t guarantee that you won’t get wet so we ask that you are comfortable in the water. Must be able to pull yourself onto a board.

Find the latest classes and register here.

Total Body Express Fit Board

This 30-minute class targets the entire body. Using the new aqua fit boards, you’ll balance while doing various core exercises. A great option for strengthening, toning, and stretching. No swimming skills required.

No Classes Available for Summer 2019. Please check back this Fall!

Learn to Swim

The Aquatic Division is pleased to offer American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program. Starting at 6 months of age to adult we offer many levels to suit your families learn to swim needs. We offer classes year round and swim tests to adequately place your child in the correct class.

You can register online, call 307-637-6455, or stop by the Aquatic Center to sign up for classes. We also offer private lessons, please call for more information and scheduling.

It should be expected that a child will spend several sessions at the same level. Children must be developmentally ready to complete the required skills, which can take time

Parent Child Level 1

Purpose: 6 months to 4 years of age. This lesson is designed to familiarize children with the water and teach swimming readiness skills.

Prerequisite: Parent participation required. No prerequisites. Child must be at least 6 months old.

Skills: Holding and support techniques, water adjustment, entry, exit, breath control, buoyancy on front and back, changing direction, swim on front and back, and water safety.

Click here to register for this Learn to Swim session.

Parent Child Level 2

Purpose: Improve skills learned in Level 1 and teach more advanced skills. Continue to build on water safety knowledge.

Prerequisite: Parent participation required. Age 6 months to 4 years. Must be comfortable with Level 1 skills.

Skills: Holding and support techniques, water adjustment, entry and exit, breath control, buoyancy on front and back, changing direction, swim on front and back, and water safety.

Click here to register for this Learn to Swim session.

Preschool Level 1

Purpose: 4-6 years of age. Familiarize children to the aquatic environment and help them acquire rudimentary basic skills.

Prerequisite: No skill prerequisites. Children should be 4-6 years of age.

Skills: Water adjustment, entry and exits, breath control, buoyancy on front and back, changing direction, position, treading, swim on front and back, water safety, Exit (passing) skills assessment.

Click here to register for this Learn to Swim session.

Preschool Level 2

Purpose: Improve skills learned in Level 1 and teach more advanced skills. Continue to build on water safety knowledge.

Prerequisite: Parent participation required. Age 6 months to 4 years. Must be comfortable with Level 1 skills.

Skills: Holding and support techniques, water adjustment, entry and exit, breath control, buoyancy on front and back, changing direction, swim on front and back, water safety.

Click here to register for this Learn to Swim session.

Preschool Level 3

Purpose: Increase proficiency and build on the basic aquatic skills learned in Preschool Aquatics Levels 1 and 2.

Prerequisite: Successful demonstration of the Preschool Aquatics Level 2 exit skills assessment.

Skills: Water adjustment, entry and exit, breath control, buoyancy on front and back, changing direction, position, and treading, swim on front and back, water safety, and exit (passing) skills assessment.

Click here to register for this Learn to Swim session.

Learn to Swim Level 1

Introduction to Water Skills

Purpose: Orient participants to the aquatic environment and help them gain basic aquatic skills. Help participants to begin to develop positive attitudes and safe practices around water.

Prerequisite: No skill prerequisites. Participants must be 6 years of age.

Skills: Water adjustment, entry and exit, breath control, buoyancy on front and back, changing direction, position, and treading, swim on front and back, water safety, and exit (passing) skills assessment.

Click here to register for this Learn to Swim session.

Learn to Swim Level 2

Fundamental Aquatic Skills

Purpose: Build on the basic aquatic skills and water safety skills concepts learned in Level 1.

Prerequisite: Successful demonstration of Learn to Swim Level 1 exit skills assessment.

Skills: Water adjustment, entry and exit, breath control, buoyancy on front and back, changing direction, position, and treading, swim on front and back, water safety, and exit (passing) skills assessment.

Click here to register for this Learn to Swim session.

Learn to Swim Level 3

Stroke Development

Purpose: Build on the skills learned in Levels 1 and 2 to help participants achieve basic water competency in a pool environment.

Prerequisite: Successful demonstration of Learn to Swim Level 2 exit skills assessment.

Skills: Water adjustment, entry and exit, breath control, buoyancy on front and back, changing direction, position, and treading, swim on front and back, water safety, and exit (passing) skills assessment.

Click here to register for this Learn to Swim session.

Learn to Swim Level 4

Stroke Improvement

Purpose: Improve participants proficiency in performing the swimming strokes that were introduced in Level 3.

Prerequisite: Successful demonstration of Learn to Swim Level 3 exit skills assessment.

Skills: Water adjustment, entry and exit, breath control, buoyancy on front and back, changing direction, position, and treading, swim on front and back, water safety, and exit (passing) skills assessment.

Click here to register for this Learn to Swim session.

Learn to Swim Level 5

Stroke Refinement

Purpose: Help participants refine their performance of all six swimming strokes.

Prerequisite: Successful demonstration of Learn to Swim Level 4 exit skills assessment.

Skills: Water adjustment, entry and exit, breath control, buoyancy on front and back, changing direction, position, and treading, swim on front and back, water safety, and exit (passing) skills assessment.

Click here to register for this Learn to Swim session.

Orca Swim Team

This program is for children who have Learn to Swim Level 5 or higher ability, love to swim, and want to learn the fundamentals of competitive swimming. Includes structured swim practices with stretching, warm-up, stroke technique, endurance work, sprinting, and cool down, along with competitive games. Monthly swim meets scheduled throughout summer. Fee includes swim session good for recreational swimming at the Aquatic Center. No lessons/Swim Team during Spring Break (April 2 – 6).

Find the latest classes and register here.

Programs & Classes

Mermaid 101

An introductory course to life under the sea! You’ll learn how to safely use and swim in a Monofin and Funfin Tail. Must be at least 8 years old and be able to pass the pre-requisite. Focus on safety, learning the dolphin kick, and fun mermaid games & tricks. Successful completion includes membership to the Mermaid Club and discounts on tail rentals/purchases. Rental tail included in course fee.

No Classes Available for Summer 2019. Please check back this Fall!

Beginning Springboard

This hour-long class is for children with no prior springboard diving lessons or experience. You’ll learn proper technique for forward and backward approaches, takeoffs (leaving the springboard), and proper entries. Basic required dives (forward, back, reverse, inward, and twist) will be introduced. Must be comfortable in deep water and be able to swim to side of pool unassisted. Springboard diving is a technical sport and requires repetition of basic skills before moving onto next skill set. Students will progress at their own rate. An advanced springboard class will be added if necessary.

Find the latest classes and register here.

Lifeguard Training Classes

Provided by The American Red Cross. Participants must be at least 15 years old by end of class to participate and must be able to swim 300 yd continuously using these strokes (in this order): 100 yd front crawl, 100 yd breaststroke, 100 yd front crawl/breaststroke.

Course will test swimmer’s ability to swim 20 yd using front crawl/breaststroke, surface dive to 10 ft, retrieve 10 lb object, return to surface, swim 20 yd back to start with object, exit pool in 1 min. 40 sec. When returning, face must remain above water, and participant must hold object with both hands. Tread water without hands 2 min.

Call 307-637-6455 for exact dates and fees.

Water Safety Instructor Class

Provided by The American Red Cross. Participants must be 16 years old by end of class to participate and must be able to swim the following strokes consistent with the Stroke Performance Charts, Level 4: front crawl 25 yd, back crawl 25 yd, breaststroke 25 yd, elementary backstroke 25 yd, sidestroke 25 yd, butterfly 15 yd.; maintain position on back for 1 minute in deep water (floating or sculling); tread water for 1 minute.

Call 307-637-6455 for exact dates and fees.

Special Events

Mermaid Camp

A full Mermaid 101 class each day! Participants learn new skills and build up endurance while swimming with tails. Bring a sack lunch to eat on the Main Pool Party Pad. After Lunch, a mermaid makeover will happen, followed up with Rec Swim and fun mermaid-themed games.

December 20 – 21, 27 – 28, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Click here to register for Mermaid Camp on WebTrac.

Community Classes

Help keep your family and community safe by learning life-saving techniques during our community CPR/AED and First Aid Classes.Certificate good for 2 years through the American Red Cross. $60/person.

Held at the Kiwanis Community House (4603 Lions Park Drive).

January 13 & March 10: CPR, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
February 17 & April 28: First Aid, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Click here to register for the Community Classes on WebTrac.

Resolution Swim

Win something neat! The more you swim or participate in an Aqua Ex Class, the greater your chance of winning. Prizes given at end of the week.

Wednesday, January 2 – Saturday, January 12

Winter Tri Series

A 4-part progressive event that includes a swim, stationary bike ride, and run. Register for an individual event or take the challenge and complete all 4. Registration begins December 3rd. $30/event or $75 for all 4.

Last Saturday of Each Month (January – April)

Underwater Easter Egg Hunt

Have fun diving for eggs with your child’s specific age group, then enjoy pictures with the Easter Bunny, Easter crafts, Face Painting, and games. Tickets are $8 in advance/$10 at the door.

Saturday, April 13, 1 – 5 p.m.

Spring Break Rec Swim

Join us for extended rec swim hours during Spring Break. Regular rec swim admission and rules apply. Prices for Rec Swim can be found above in the Aquatic Center Fees section.

Daily:
Monday, April 1 – Friday, April 5
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Punch Card Sale

Save 25% off of face value. These punch cards make great gifts and are a great way to send your 8+-year-old children to the pool without cash or credit cards! Can be used at all Aquatic Facilities.

Punch passes on sale:

  • December 17 – 31, 2018
  • May 20 – 31, 2019

 

Water Safety Fair

Join the Lifeguards, Fire, AMR, and Police to learn how to prevent drowning and keep children safe in, on, and around the water.

Saturday, May 25

Facility Rules

For the safest and most enjoyable experience, please review the rules before enjoying any of our facilities.

All facilities employ the Under-8 rule, specifying that those under the age of 8 must be within arm’s reach of an adult (15 years or older) at all times.