If you are looking for a gentle fitness class, resistance training, or a high intensity swim cardio class -- we have you covered.  We also have independent exercise, special olympics training, certification and recreation programs.

Aqua Exercise


Drop-in: $7 resident/$8 non-district

10-Punch Pass: $55 resident/$60 non-district

20-Punch Pass: $90 resident/$100 non-district

Aqua Ex
General Aquatic Fitness Class

Aqua Ex is a type of resistance training in the water that reduces the risk of muscle or joint injury.



8:00-9:30 am, Mon-Fri

6:00-7:00 pm, Tues + Thurs

Moderate Aqua Ex

For those looking for a more challenging workout than Twinges, but not ready for the Aqua Ex Class.



9:30 - 10:30 am, Mon/Wed/Fri

Improve Joint Mobility Class

This is a program designed for people with arthritis and joint impairment. Exercising in the water exerts less pressure on the joints, yet promotes flexibility, mobility and strength, while minimizing pain and stiffness. All ages are encouraged to participate.



10:30 - 11:30 am, Mon/Wed/Fri

Independent Exercise Options + Recreation


Lap Swim

Get in a lane and go! If you would like, participate in our swim challenge where you swim at your own pace to meet your own goals.  At the end of the challenge we celebrate with a little party!

Independent Adult Fitness (IAF)

Work independently and at your own pace on resistance exercises utilizing equipment available at the Pool.

Open Swim

Swim, play, shoot hoops and have plain old fun in the Pool.  Make sure to take advantage of our Wednesday Dollar Night.

6:00-8:00 pm, Mon

6:00-8:00 pm, Wed ($1/$1.50 Nights)

2:30-4:00 pm, Thurs

1:00-3:00 pm, Sat (Open Swim)

Note: schedule subject to change

Other Programs

Swimmers with Disabilities

This program encourages physical fitness, sports training and exercise for children and adults with intellectual disabilities within a relaxed atmosphere. Participants swim laps and work on stroke skills and endurance. If desired, individuals may pursue competition independently through Special Olympics. You do not need to be an accomplished swimmer, beginner swimmers are welcome. Although we do not provide an instructor, if an aide is required to assist a patron, the aide can swim free.



2:30-4:00 pm Tues



$3 Drop In

Swim Team

Click here to learn all about our Stingray Swim Team. We offer both Competitive Season and Off-Season Programs.

Swim Lessons

Click here to learn all about our group and private lessons.

Learn to Scuba Dive
Offered through Scuba North

Contact Scuba North for when the next session begins and to reserve your spot.

Scuba North


Or the Scuba North Instructor


This program is completely provided and organized by Scuba North, utilizing the Charlevoix Pool facilities.

American Red Cross Certification
Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED

Location: Charlevoix Area Community Pool


Date & Times:

Tuesday, Dec. 3rd 4-9 pm

Thursday,  Dec. 5th  4-9 pm

Saturday, Dec. 7th 1-5 pm

Tuesday, Dec. 10th 4-9 pm

Thursday, Dec. 12th 4-9 pm

Saturday, Dec. 14, 1-5 pm


*Preregistration is Required*


-Ability to swim 300 yards continuously

-Tread water for 2 minutes

-Complete a timed event


Cost: $150

Certification Requirements:

-Must score 80% or above on Lifeguarding and CPR written tests

-Pass all water and land skill scenarios

-Certification is valid for two years from the date of completion

-Must be 15 years of age before the first class


For more information and to register contact:

Kathy Wells at,

subject line “LIFEGUARD” or 231-547-0982

iSwim Safe
School Group Lessons + Water Safety Program

The Pool partners with area schools to provide school group swim and water safety lessons that can include boater safety information.  These programs may consist of multiple visits or a one-day two hour training. 


We are thrilled to announce that the Pool has been awarded grants from the Charlevoix County Community Foundation and from the Chicago Club Fund in 2018 to provide lessons for 2nd and 5th graders at Charlevoix Schools, and 5th graders at Boyne City and Boyne Falls.


Call the Pool to find out more about school group lessons!

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Charlevoix Area Community Pool

11905 U.S. 31 North

Charlevoix, MI 49720

Phone: 231-547-0982


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