Events and Activities
- Public Swim
- Water We Reading
- Aqua Combat Kickers
- Celebrating Grands
- Ghosts & Ghouls
- Cornucopia of Goodness
- Elf at the Rec
- Aqua Boot Camp
Public swim is offered to allow the public use of the indoor pool. The pool features:
- 25 yards, 4 Lanes
- Depth Range from 3.5-12 feet
- Handicap Stairs and Chair Lift
- Diving Board
Infants 0-3 yrs old $1
Youth 4-15 yrs old $2
Adults 16+ $3
Saturdays 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sundays Noon - 2:00pm
Summer Hours and USD 253 Breaks:
Monday - Friday 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Water We Reading
August 20, 27 and September 3 & 10
We are partnering with the Emporia Public Library to bring you stories of water adventure. Come for the story, stay for 20 minute Parent/Child swim time set aside for little fish and their big fish!.
Fee: $3.00 Drop-in, Adult/Child Age: 24 months - 5 yrs
Aqua Combat Kickers
Fridays September 10 - October 1st
Time: 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Kickboxing and martial arts moves that give a full body workout, concentrating on strength, power and the benefits of the water. You will get a full-body workout featuring a fun, high-intensity combination of kickboxing and martial arts combat moves with all the benefits of the water. Aqua Combat Kickers is recommended for ages 10 and up. Led by Ray Baquero, 3rd degree black belt and owner of Vigilance ATA Martial Arts.
Fee: $12 for all sessions.
Registration Closes: September 8
Click link to register: https://secure.rec1.com/KS/emporia-ks/catalog?filter=c2VhcmNoPTE2OTMwNzA=
September 12th is National Grandparent's Day! We are celebrating all month long, by asking you to bring a picture of you and your grandkids to display in the hallway at ERC. You will receive a free Public Swim pass to the indoor pool for you and your grandkids.
Ghosts & Ghouls in the Pool
8:00am - 10:00am
It's a Costume Contest! Show your spooky, silly, creative side, dress up for the instructor led classes in your best halloween costume. Winners will receive a Halloween treat!
Cornucopia of Goodness
Saturdays, Nov 6, 13, 20
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Help stock the local food pantry. Bring in at least 2 canned food items for the local food pantry and get one free pool pass to Public Swim the ERC.
Elf at the Rec
Santa's Scout Elf will be visiting ERC this week. Each day be on your best behavior and keep an eye open, if you find Elf you will receive a special treat and be entered into a drawing for a Christmas Basket Drawing. Winner will be announced December 20th
Aqua Boot Camp
Saturday September 4
Challenge yourself with three 20-minute aqua classes. Three instructors with 3 different style of aqua aerobic classes. See what works best for you.
Fee: $5.00 Drop-in / included with membership or ERC class pass.