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5300 Old Cheney Rd Lincoln NE 68516
Today's Hours: 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Racquet Club Aquatics

Please direct any questions regarding group swim lessons, private instruction, swim conditioning & swim team to Julie Reid at 402-423-2511 or



February 25th - April 2nd
Next Session Dates 2020: April 14th - May 21st

Sessions are six 30 minute lessons open to both members and non members. Please register below to reserve your spot!

Register for February Group Swim Session


 Tuesday and Thursday - 9:30am - 11:00am | 4:00pm - 6:30pm

Class levels and descriptions:

Super Tots (6 months to 3 years) – A parent or caregiver participates in the class while the child interacts with the instructor to undertake age appropriate motor skills and aquatic challenges. Through happy songs and games your child will learn socialization skills, water safety & gross motor skills.

Level One – 3 years or older with little to no skill. Children will learn breath control, gliding in a prone position, kicking, pulling, back floating, age appropriate water safety skills. (Limit 4 children per class)

Level One Plus – For children who are not quite ready for level 2 but are an advanced Level 1. Children will work on breath control, putting face in water for longer than 3 seconds, gliding in a prone position, kicking, arm pulls, floating, finning on back, modified freestyle, beginning backstroke, age appropriate water safety including how to automatically roll over on their back and float. (Limit 4)

Level Two – Swimmers have basic skills and have complete Level 1. Children will learn beginning rotary breathing, finning on the back, big arm pulls for both the freestyle and backstroke, begin to perform strokes independently, retrieving objects off the floor of the pool, age appropriate water safety skills, how to roll over on their back and float no matter what depth. (Limit 5 children per class)

Level Two Plus – This class was designed for the swimmer who has passed out of Level 2 but is not quite ready for the challenges of Level 3 or is very small. They will begin to cover Level 3 skills but at a slower pace. Perfect arm pulls, work on rotary breathing with strokes, under water streamline glides, bobbing and traveling, backstroke. (Limit 5)

Level Three – Swimmers work on putting all the pieces together for freestyle and backstroke. They will work on perfecting arm pulls, perfecting rotary breathing with the strokes, kicks, underwater streamline glide, treading water, bobbing and traveling, general pool rules. (Limit 6)

Level Four – Swimmers will work on performing freestyle and backstroke with good technique while improving endurance. In this level children will learn body dolphin (the worm), breaststroke arms, prone kick, coordinating arms and legs for breaststroke, age appropriate water safety skills. (Limit 8)

Level Five – Swimmers continue to work on distance with perfected freestyle and backstroke. They will learn the butterfly. In this level they will also learn bilateral breathing, turns, surface dives (if appropriate), survival float, and age appropriate safety rules. (Limit 8)



Genesis Racquet Club offers thirty minute long private lessons set according to your needs on a one-on-one basis. Semi-private lessons are also available.

Private/Semi-Private Swim Lesson Request Form


Private Infant Safety Lessons

This lesson is designed for the child ages 7 months to 30 months of age. Each lesson is 15 minutes in length to learn a specific skill set of floating on the backside & pulling themselves out of the water. This lesson is important for all little people to provide safety in the water. Lessons are available 7 days a week based upon both instructor & pool availability. 

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Swim Conditioning 2019 - 2020

Swim Conditioning is for the child who can swim the length of the pool both freestyle and backstroke.  Practices are taught by 3 coaches and swimmers are put in lanes according to ability.  Registration is month to month & you choose the frequency for the month.  Practices are Monday & Wednesday from 5-6 p.m. and Friday 4-5 p.m.  This swim programs runs September thru May.  Space is limited to 30  swimmers per night.

Swim Conditioning Registration Form



Swimmers come Mondays and/or Wednesdays from 5:00p.m.-6:00p.m throughout the school year. We also have Fridays from 4:00-5:00pm. Swimmers can swim 1,2, or 3 times per week. This program is a month to month program (Sept.-May)


Gym & Swim Parents Night Out

This program is a Parents Night Out Event held once a month on Saturday Nights.  This night is for ages 3-12 & is not a learn to swim program.  The Aquatics Instructors feed the children, swim & play organized games.  The time is 5:30-9 p.m. & this is a members only event. 

Register your kids today!


Swim Team


Children learn proper swim technique in a team oriented and fun atmosphere.

Dates: Dates of the Season are May 26th, 2020 - July 15th, 2020. Contact Julie Reid for more inforamtion

Jeff Soucie, Nolan Reid, Thomas Lawson & Julie Reid

Genesis Racers Swim Team:

Genesis is part of the Capital City Swim League, which includes the following recreational teams:  Lincoln Country Club, Hillcrest, the Northeast YMCA, Yankee Hill Country Club, Firethorn & The Athletic Club (formally Prairie Life Center).  

The atmosphere is a team oriented and fun experience where proper swim skills will be taught.
In order to participate, swimmers should be able to swim the length of the pool (25 yards) with a perfected stroke, without stopping.

We practice daily with meets on Monday evenings.  Coaching staff is here daily, but daily practice is not mandatory; swim meets are encouraged but optional.  Emphasis is placed upon proper stroke technique along with improving endurance and swim skills.  Participants range from ages 4-18 dependent upon completing one length of the pool in either freestyle or backstroke. 


Take a look at the registration link for additional information regarding practice times, meet dates, coaching staff & pricing.  Please direct any questions to Julie Reid at or call 402-423-2511.

Register for Swim Team


Open Swim

There is no Open or Lap Swimming during any fitness classes.

No Lifeguards on duty at any time.


Outdoor Pool


Closed for the Season

Goals of the Program:

  • Enhance the self image and self worth of the swimmer.
  • Create a positive experience in order to enhance the physical, emotional and social development of the swimmer.
  • Enhance swimming skills.
  • Provide learning opportunities in and outside of the swimming pool.

Philosophy of the Program:

  • Winning is secondary to trying your best, having fun and experiencing success.
  • Success increases the athletes self worth.
  • Team work, effort, friendships, and spirited play will be stressed.
  • The parents and coaches will work together to make sports a meaningful and positive experience for the athlete.
  • Emphasis on sportsmanship: being courteous, respecting officials, parents and coaches.
  • Maintaining self-control in behavior and being gracious to your opponents.


Swimming Lessons

Genesis offers swimming lessons for members and non-members. Group lessons, private, and semi-private lessons are available for children and adults. We offer private & semi-private lessons 7 days a week!


Julie Reid

Regional Aquatics Director Genesis Health Clubs Head Swim Team & Swim Conditioning Coach Private Aquatics Instructor for all ages

Please direct any questions regarding group swim lessons, private instruction, swim conditioning & swim team to Julie Reid at 402-423-2511 or

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