Aquatic Programs

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 concerns, the city of Charleston Department of Recreation will not be offering group exercise classes until further notice.

Water Fitness Classes

Participants will learn how to build and increase physical activity levels while in water. You will learn core stabilization, increase flexibility and range of motion, and build endurance with stretching at the end of class. Swimming skills are not needed and each person works at their own pace. 

LocationDates/DaysTimesAgesCost
W.L. Stephens Aquatics Center
Monday-Friday
18+$20 per 10 punch card
$3 per class
$2 for senior (55+)
W.L. Stephens Aquatics Center
Saturdays
18+$20 per 10 punch card
$3 per class
$2 for senior (55+)
James Island PoolMonday, Wednesday, Friday
18+$20 per 10 punch card
$3 per class
$2 for senior (55+)


Water Aerobics

LocationDates/DaysTimesAgesCost
W.L. Stephens Aquatic CenterMonday-Thursday
18+$20 per 10 punch card
$3 per class
$2 for senior (55+)


Arthritis Aquatics Fitness Program

This class allows you to exercise without putting excess strain on your joints and muscles. The gentle activities in warm water, with guidance from a trained instructor with help you gain strength and flexibility. 

LocationDates/DayTimesAgeCost
W.L. Stephens Aquatic CenterMonday, Wednesday, Friday
18+$20 per 10 punch card
$3 per class
$2 for senior (55+)