Cardinal Aquatics Program

The Cardinal Aquatics Program provides swimming lessons for infants through adults. Our courses are taught by certified instructors.

Courses take place in the Gerstacker Regional Aquatic Center, the premier aquatic center of the Great Lakes Bay Region located within the Ryder Center. Class participants have access to men's, women's and family locker-rooms, fully equipped with showers and other amenities.

Course Descriptions:

  • Infant/Toddler Classes - ages 6 months to 3 years

Courses Offered:

6:00 pm- 6:30 pm
  • American Red Cross Learn To Swim Classes (Parents or guardians are in the pool with the child at all times.)

Courses Offered:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


  • Adult Classes - Classes are available upon request. Please call (989) 964-7326 for more information.

  • Semi-Private & Private Lessons - Times, dates, and fees to be set by instructor. Call (989) 964-7326 for more information.

Gerstacker Aquatics Center (Pool) will be closed the following dates due to maintenance & special events:

May 1 - June 5, 2016