Aquatics

 

AQUATICS

FOR BEST RESULTS, JUST ADD WATER

Take a relaxing dip. Take lessons solo or with a group. Or take to the water like an Olympic champion. Our aquatics program is designed to help members of all skill levels enjoy the water equally.

AQUATICS PROGRAMS

MICHAEL PHELPS SWIM SCHOOL

At the Michael Phelps Swim School, our goal is to help you develop physically and mentally, because everyone should be comfortable and relaxed in the water. Available at our Eldersburg, Towson, and White Marsh clubs, we offer classes on safety, stroke development, water sports and games, personal growth, and rescue.

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MERRITT SWIMMING

Merritt Swimming is a year-round swim team program offering five levels of competition for swimmers aged 5–18. Available seven days a week, practice times vary according to level, with a focus on improving stroke form, endurance, and speed. We offer this program at our Towson and Eldersburg locations.

All new swimmers must try out. To arrange a time, please contact Andrew Barranco:
abarranco@merrittclubs.com
410-821-0160

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PRE-TEAM

Not quite ready for Swim Team? Can’t commit to more than one day a week? Join our Pre-Swim Team group! Pre-Team focuses on further development of all four strokes, starts, and flip turns. Our sessions run throughout the year.

For more information on the Eldersburg location, please contact Max Basin:
mbasin@merrittclubs.com

For more information on the Towson location, please contact Erik Jones:
ejones@merrittclubs.com

ELDERSBURGTOWSON

MASTERS TEAM/TRI CLUB

We offer an 18 and older Masters Swim Team with practices Fridays 6:00am–7:30am and Saturdays 7:00am–9:00am. Swim at your own pace. If you want to swim for exercise or stay competitive with swimming, this is for you.

Our Tri Club team offers advice on stroke technique and tips on open water swimming. We practice Monday nights 7:00pm–8:00pm.

TOWSON

LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION

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Merritt Aquatics offers full and recertification lifeguarding certifications. After successful completion of the course, participants will be certified in American Red Cross lifeguarding, CPR and First aid.

PRE-COURSE TESTING REQUIREMENTS:

  • 100 yards front crawl with rhythmic breathing
  • 100 Yards breaststroke
  • 100 yards choice of front crawl or breaststroke
  • 2 Minutes of treading without use of hands.
  • Timed 20 yard swim
  • Surface dive to retrieve 10 lb brick
  • Surface and swim brick back to 20 yards using only your kick

For more information, contact Erik Jones:
ejones@merrittclubs.com

TOWSON

Aquatics Schedules

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