Parker Recreation Aquatic Programs and Training

Follow the program and training links below for additional information and registration. Some programs and training are only offered seasonally, please check back often.

Aquatic Programs

  • Masters Swim- Practice for experienced adult swimmers (18 years and up) wanting to improve overall fitness and swimming technique. Master's Swim practice is offered at the times below:
  • CARA Swim Team - Seasonal  
    • Registration for all swimmers will open August 15, 2023 at 10 a.m. please click the link above for more details.  
    • Practice times will be assigned after swim assessments. All swimmers must be registered to participate in swim assessments on Sunday, September 10 from 4:30 to 5 p.m. at Parker Recreation Center.
  • CARA Swim Team - Year Round 
    • Registration for tryouts will open December 12, 2023 at 10 a.m. Please click the link for more details and team skill requirements.
    • Payment and final registration for the season will be taken immediately following tryouts, in person, on January 14, 2024 from 4:30 to 5 p.m. Register for this activity to save your spot at tryouts; there will be a $5 non-refundable fee that will be applied to your final payment. 
    • Swimmers who make the team after tryouts will practice on Tuesdays AND Thursdays from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. at the Parker Recreation Center, beginning Jan. 23, 2024.
  • Swim Stroke Clinics- Experienced youth swimmers focus on advanced techniques for specific strokes. Open to ages 8-18 years old. Students must be able to swim 50 yards and be proficient in the stroke of the clinic in which they are registering.  

Information about Aquatic Therapeutic Recreation can be found in the Therapeutic Recreation division. 

Pool Parties

  • Pool Parties- Celebrate your birthday or special occasion at the Recreation Center Indoor Pool.

Aquatic Training

Life Safety Courses

  • ASHI Community CPR/AED and First Aid- Train to recognize and respond to a variety of emergency situations. Please note: This course does not satisfy Healthcare Provider requirements. 

Lifeguard positions are available with Parker Parks and Recreation. Please contact Jackie Frohne at or 303.805.3287 for more information.