Blue Bell Aquatic Center

Blue Bell Aquatic Center - Classes

CPR/First Aid Classes

If your business or group needs to be certified CPR/FA/AED we can help. Give us a call to setup a class and for pricing. Minimum 6 people for class. email:

Special Events:

View Special Events page for all of our special events

Classes in the competition pool:


Swim Lessons click to expand

Swim Lessons - Registration for summer lessons opens in May. Check back for more details.

45 minutes - unless otherwise specified

Level I - Participants start by getting familiar with the water. They practice entering and exiting the
water, learning to float on their front and back, opening eyes under the water as well as exploring

Level II - Participants learn to tread water, glide on their front and back, explore swimming on
their sides, swimming on front and back using combined strokes, as well as rhythmic breathing.


Level III - Participants learn rotary breathing, begin the butterfly stroke, diving from kneeling and
standing positions, front crawl and back crawl and the survival float.


Level IV - Participants are introduced to the breaststroke, elementary backstroke, open turns,
compact jump, diving and throwing assists and a variety of safety issues.


Cost: $25.00 (includes pool pass) - Spring & Fall Sessions
$25.00 (plus pool pass) - Summer Sessions


Date: Day: Starting Times:
January 27 - February 5 Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00pm (30 minutes)
February 17 - 26 Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00pm (30 minutes)
June 2 - 5 Monday - Thursday 9:00am | 7:00pm (90 minutes)
June 9 - 19 Monday - Thursday 9:00am | 10:00am | 7:00pm | 8:00pm
June 23 - 26 Monday - Thursday 9:00am | 7:00pm (90 minutes)
July 7 - 10 Monday - Thursday 9:00am | 7:00pm (90 minutes)
July 14 - 24 Monday - Thursday 9:00am | 10:00am | 7:00pm
July 28 - 31 Monday - Thursday 9:00am (90 minutes)
October 13 - 22 Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00pm (30 minutes)

Water Babies - Registration for summer lessons opens in May. Check back for more details.

30 minutes

Water Babies is a Mom & Me or Adult & Me class, designed for participants six months to
three years. It is required that an adult accompany the child. In this class, participants will get
comfortable being in the water, entering the water, blowing bubbles, underwater exploration and
floating on front and back (with or without assistance).

Cost: $25.00 (includes pool pass)


Date Day Starting Times
January 27 - February 5 Mondays & Wednesdays 5:30pm
February 17 - 26 Mondays & Wednesdays 5:30pm
June 2 - 5 Mondays & Wednesdays 10:30am | 11:00am | 6:00pm | 6:30pm
June 9 - 19 Mondays & Wednesdays 10:30am | 11:00am | 6:00pm | 6:30pm
June 23 - 26 Monday - Thursday 2:00pm | 2:30pm
July 7 - 11 Monday - Thursday 10:30am | 11:00am | 6:30pm
July 14 - July 24 Mondays & Wednesdays 10:30am | 11:00am | 6:30pm
July 28 - 31 Monday - Thursday 2:00pm | 2:30pm
October 13 - 22 Mondays & Wednesdays 5:30pm

Private Swim Lessons Registration Form

Lessons are available to schedule Mondays - Thursdays between 11 am - 6 pm. Forms can be filled out and we will schedule on a first come first serve basis. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Tammy Jaster or 979-337-7246


Private Lessons are conducted by the BBAC WSI instructors. Private Lessons will enroll 1-2
students per class. Fee per Student is $65 and consists of four 30 min Lessons. Instructors can be requested or will be assigned by BBAC management. Private Swim Lessons are dependent upon instructor availability.

Adult Swim Lessons

30 minutes

Learn to swim, exercise or learn new strokes. Adult swim lessons can be done on an individual basis. To schedule a time, please call the Aquatic Center at 979-337-7250. Private lessons are $15.00 per half hour.

Junior Guard

3 hours 30 minutes

Designed for youth ages 10-14, American Red Cross Junior Guard provides a foundation of life guarding and life skills. The Junior Guard program focuses on five key areas: prevention of aquatic accidents, fitness and swimming skills, response in an emergency, leadership skills and professionalism of a lifeguard. Participants will attend a classroom session and then have the opportunity to work hand-in-hand with our lifeguards as well as shadow them to learn about response and providing care. All participants will receive a t-shirt and materials.



$75.00 (two week class)
$125.00 (Includes two week class and summer individual pass)


*For an additional $50.00 fee, the participant can be dropped off at noon and lunch will be provided by instructors.


June 9 - 19

July 14 - 24

Day Monday - Thursday
Starting Times 1:00pm

American Red Cross - Certification Courses click to expand

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

30 Hours

Teaches participants the skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course content and activities prepare participants to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drowning and injuries. Prerequisites: Minimum age of 15. Swim 300 yards continuously. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7-10 ft, retrieve a 10 pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps within 1 minute and 40 seconds. Tread water for two minutes with hands out of water. Does not include LG book.

Dates March 13 - 16
April 10 - 13
April 24 - 27
May 4, 8 - 10
Location Blue Bell Aquatic Center
Time Thur & Fri: 5pm - 9pm
Sat & Sun: 8am - 8pm
Cost $200

American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Training (LGI)

30 hours

Trains lifeguards to teach the Lifeguard Training Course. Prerequisites: Minimum age of 18, must be a current lifeguard, must pass a skills challenge of basic lifeguard training as well as the basic lifeguard training written test by 80% or better.

Dates March 13 - 14
Location Blue Bell Aquatic Center
Time Thur & Fri: 8am - 8pm
Cost $250

American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI)

30 hours

Train instructor candidates to teach water safety including: the basic Water Rescue course, six levels of the Learn to Swim, and Parent and Child Aquatics.

Dates April 12 - 13
Time Sat & Sun: 8am - 8pm
Location Blue Bell Aquatic Center
Cost $250



Aqua Cardio

45 minutes

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Tuesdays & Thursdays 11:15am - 12:00pm


Cost: $4.00/visit or 5 punch passes sold for $20.00

Pool Pass is required


Classes offer a wide range of aerobic exercise. Class will be held in the Competition Pool. Benefits for the Comp Pool: deeper water, cooler water allows body to burn more calories, variety of exercises can be incorporated in the class. These classes are instructed by Jane Moorhead.


45 minutes

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AquaBOOTCAMP modifies the joys and movements of boot camp for the water. All the benefits of BOOT CAMP without the impact: jogging, leg lifts, steps, squats, zig zags, high knees, lunges, superman kicks, calf raises. Come prepared to have some FUN and to WORK! Remember to bring your suits as this class is in the water.


Days Mon./Wed. or Tues./Thurs.
Time M/W - 11:00am - 11:45am
T/TH - 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Pool Competition
Cost $50 for 5 visit punch card OR
$20 for 5 punch card + Pass

Masters Swim Team

60 minutes

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Master Swimming is for anyone 18 years and older. Our coaches and instructors teach: swim lessons, adult fitness swimming, competitive swimming, open water swimming and triathlon swimming. Our goal is to help you achieve your swimming and fitness goals. Join us for expert coaching, technique instruction, camaraderie and more. Teresa McGlasson is Brenham Masters Swim Coach (BTMS). e-mail:


Date Monday - Thursday
Time 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pool Competition

$40 coaching fee + pool pass

Brenham Swim Club (download packet)

Brenham Swim Club is a year round United States Swimming (USS) club.


For costs, additional information, and registration form, please download packet.


Contact Jeff Clayton for more information

Dolphin Swim Team (Dolphin Swim Meet Calendar)


Main Dolphin Swim Team website

Classes in the warm-water Therapy Pool:

Water Works

60 minutes

Tuesdays/Thursdays/Fridays 10:00am - 11:00am
Come 1, 2, or 3 days a week to best fit your schedule and fitness goals.


Cost: $4.00/visit - 5 punch passes sold for $20.00

Pool Pass is required


Classes offer a wide range of moderate movements to improve range of motion, balance, and coordination while strengthening and toning the body. These classes are instructed by Jane Moorhead.


Instructors Wanted


Water Aerobics - looking for instructors, if interested in teaching or offering a class please email Tammy Jaster. We are always looking for new programs and classes.


A water exercise program offered by Community Education. For this class you will have to signup through their website or call 979-277-6531 for more information.


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