Programs and Classes
Lessons and Programs
Mansfield Parks and Recreation Department offers the following seasonal
Aquatic & Certification programs and classes:
Youth and Adult Group Swim Lessons
Water Safety Instructor
Private Swim Lessons
Competitive Diving Lessons: (currently looking for instructor)
Mansfield Marlins Youth Swim Club
Family Fun Nights
Birthday Party Packages and Group Rentals
Lifeguard Training Recertification & Bridge Class (Ages 15+)
Updated to the newest version of ARC Curriculum!
The objective of this course is to enable currently certified ARC lifeguards to update their certification to the newest curriculum and safety standards (released Jan. 2017) and who are looking to renew their certification because they are close to expiration. This course is for current ARC lifeguards who are already certified, or those who have expired no more than 4 weeks prior to the date of this class. Participants are required to demonstrate the following pre-course skills: a continuous 300 yard swim with proficiency in both freestyle and breaststroke, a two minute tread of water without the use of hands and a timed 20 yard swim with surface dive to retrieve a submerged 10 pound object in which candidate return to the starting point with the object and exit the pool without using the stairs or a ladder. Students should bring their pocket masks with them to class as these are not provided with this course. Please bring a bathing suit, goggles and towel to class. A lunch break will be provided. Registration Deadline 12/7/2023
Instructor: Jeanne G. & Noelia M.
Location: Community Room, MCC Pool
Dates: Sun., Dec., 17 (Registration Deadline Dec. 7)
Time: 8 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Fee: $130 for members, $169 for non-members
Activity #: 261023-A (click Activity Number to Register)
Lifeguard Training- Blended Learning (Ages 15 +)
The Mansfield Community Center is proud to provide the most current and up to date training course for lifeguard certification. This course will present the newest lifeguarding curriculum available through the American Red Cross released earlier this year. The purpose of the ARC Lifeguard Training Program is to teach candidates safety and rescue techniques designed to prevent and respond to a variety of aquatic emergencies. This course does have a pre-test that is administered during the first hour of the class. The course prerequisites include: a continuous 300 yard swim with proficiency in both freestyle and breaststroke, a two minute tread of water without the use of hands and a timed 20 yard swim with surface dive to retrieve a submerged 10 pound object in which candidate return to the starting point with the object and exit the pool without using the stairs or a ladder. Students are only allowed to use goggles for the prerequisite 300 yard swim portion of the class, students must be able to demonstrate all skills in the class without the use of goggles to pass the course.
This is a Blended Learning Course which means there are approximately 10 hours of online learning that must be finished before the first in class session. Upon registration (once the minimum to run the course has been met) the candidate will receive a welcome email to the course with instructions on how to access the online content. Candidates MUST provide the MCC a valid email address upon registration (that is their email not the parents email). Registration fees include: one pocket mask and processing fees for successful candidates to be issued a certification.
Students will receive an American Red Cross Lifeguard, First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification upon successful completion of this course. Please bring a bathing suit and towel to each class. Candidates MUST register by 11/21/2023
Location: Community Room and Pool
Dates: Sat./Sun., Dec. 9 - 16 (3 in-person classes)
Time: 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Fee: $227 for members, $295 for non-members
Activity #: 261022- A (registration deadline Nov., 21)
American Red Cross Adult & Pediatric CPR BL
This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent, recognize, and provide basic care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults until advanced medical personnel arrive. Participants who pass the course will receive an American Red Cross certificate which is valid for two years. The course fee includes all course materials and certification costs. This course is a blended learning course and does require the completion of online materials and work. You will be required to have completed the online material prior to the in-person class date. You will be emailed the link of online material 1 week prior to the class date. Any questions please feel free to reach out to us.
Location: CC Community Room
Date: Sun., Sept. 17 (260002-A) Registration Deadline: July 1
Sun., Nov. 5 (260002-B) Registration Deadline: Aug. 7
Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Fee: $80 for members, $90 for non-members
PADI SCUBA Certification Course (Ages 14+)
Registration Deadline: September 11, 2023
Professional Association of Diving Instructors Experience scuba diving and get PADI open water certification in this four session course. PADI is the most popular certification and can be used to dive anywhere internationally. The orientation night will be held on Sept. 17th at the Mansfield Community Center from 2-4 pm. The following sessions consist of a classroom portion followed by skills in the pool. The cost of the course includes: mask, fin, snorkel, boots, hood, gloves, PADI Dive Book, dive tables (all yours to keep after the course ends) and all certification fees as well as rental gear for all pool sessions and open water dives. Open water dives will take place in the spring/summer (dates TBA) in Jamestown, RI and/or Bigelow Hollow State Park.
Instructor: John D. Langlois from Enfield Scuba
Location: CC Pool & Community Room
Dates: Orientation: Sun., Sept 17, 2-4 p.m. (Classroom only - CC Arts & Crafts)
Classes: Sun., Sept. 24 - Oct. 15, 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. *No class 10/8
Fee: $160 for members, $208 for non-members
E-Learning Package $212.00, must be completed thru Enfield Scuba Website at Orientation.
Gear package $195.00, Includes: Mask, snorkel, fins and boots. Sized to you and yours to keep.
Open Water Dives: Optional. $250.00. Includes: 4 dives, full gear and suit rental, Log Book and Certification
Activity #: 261026-A