Water Exercise

water exerciseDurham Parks and Recreation offers a variety of drop-in water exercise classes. For a list of the current water exercise offerings pick up a copy of the Play More Guide at any facility, the administration office or view online.

All of the classes listed below are for ages 13 and up.

Aqua Arthritis
Exercises are specifi cally designed for those suffering from debilitating disorders such as arthritis and fibromyalgia. The goal is for participants to perform daily activities with increased comfort. You do not need to know how to swim to join.

Shallow Water Aerobics

This class offers a total workout while protecting joints from the pounding of a tradtional land aerobics class. The program is designed to utilize the natural resistance of water allowing for muscle toning, cardiovascular endurance, and increased flexibility. Participants do not need to know how to swim to join.

Deep Water Aerobics
This invigorating class is conducted in deep water. This program is designed to give a total body workout. Sessions include cardio, toning and stretching components. Exercisers do not need to know how to swim but should be comfortable in deep water even though flotation belts will be provided.

Noon Day Noodles (Summer Only)
Get outside and get moving in the pool! This shallow water aerobics class offers a total workout while protecting joints from the pounding of a traditional land aerobics class. The program is designed to utilize the natural resistance of water allowing for muscle toning, cardiovascular endurance, and increased flexibility. Sunscreen, sunglasses, and water shoes are recommended.

Water Exercise - Daily Fee

Water Exercise Daily Pass CR PC CR NPC NCR PC NCR NPC 
Water Exercise Class $4.50 $5 $9 $10

Water Exercise - Multi-visit Pass Fees

Multi-visit passes are only available for purchase with a Play More Card.
Multi-visit Pass Type CR PC NCR PC
Water Exercise Classes: 10 visits* $36 $51
Water Exercise Classes: 25 visits* $85 $100
Water Exercise Classes: 50 visits* $160 $185
*10% Senior Discount applies to water exercise class

CR PC: City Resident, Play More Card; CR NPC: City Resident, No Play More Card; NCR PC: Non-City Resident, Play More Card; NCR NPC: Non-City Resident, No Play More Card