Learn to Snorkel

Want to learn how to snorkel? Want to learn the basics before going out to a lake or ocean? Join our class and learn in our pool. Masks, snorkels, and fins will be provided. We will teach you the basic of snorkeling so you will be ready to enjoy our snorkeling scavenger hunt. Feel free to wear a wetsuit if you like.

Participants must pass the Centre deep-end test to attend the swim camp. If you wish to complete the test prior to class, contact Kyron Cauldero, Aquatics Manager, at kcauldero@nracentre.com or 715-246-2252. The deep-end swim test will require successful completion of the following skills:

  • jump into 12 feet of water without goggles
  • recover without wiping eyes
  • swim 25 yards with face in the water and arms out of the water (aka no doggy paddle)
  • must put face in at least 3 times throughout 25 yards

Age: All ages
Date: Wednesday, February 16
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cost: $23.00 per Centre Member
         $40.00 per Community Participant
Place: Centre Pool
Registration deadline: Thursday, February 10
Maximum participants: 6


Junior Lifeguard Camp

Interested in one day becoming a lifeguard? Ready to learn basic lifeguarding techniques? This is the class for you!

Youth who are planning to become future lifeguards will gain the knowledge and skills to one day become a lifeguard. This training program will help students develop swimming skills, introduce participants to lifesaving skills such as in water rescues and using a rescue tube, and learn First Aid, CPR, and AED.

Age: 11 - 15 years old
Date: Tuesday - Thursday, March 22 - 24
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Cost: $53.00 for Centre Members
        $70.00 for Community Participants
Place: Centre Pool & Classroom
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, March 15
Minimum/Maximum participants: 4/8 participants


Scuba Sunday

Are you a certified diver? Planning a trip somewhere warm and want to hit the water ready to go? At the Centre it’s 100’ viz, 85 degree water, just like Cozumel but without the sand fleas. The Centre is the only facility in the Twin Cities Metro area offering open scuba. Participants must provide their own equipment and proof of certification to participate.

Date: Sundays
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (September - May)
Cost: FREE for Centre Members
        $10.00 day pass for Community Participants
Place: Centre Pool


Facility Hours:

  May - September October - April
Monday - Friday 4:45 AM - 8:00 PM 4:45 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday      6:00 AM - 6:00 PM      6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Program areas close 15 minutes prior to the Centre closing.


Contact Us:

425 E 5th St
New Richmond WI 54017


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