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Contact Information
CORE Main Office
(575) 393-CORE (2673)

Elisa Novak
Aquatics/Learn-to-Swim Coordinator
enovak@hobbsnm.org


Swim Lessons


Preschool levels
3-5 years

Participants learn how to:
  • be safe in and around water
  • begin on the fundamental swimming skills
Skills learned:
  • flutter kicking
  • front and back floats
  • front crawl arm motions
1 - Adaptation
At this stage, participants learn the safety critical skills that will help them in case they were to fall into a body of water.

2 - Mobility
During this stage, participants learn how to control their movement in water. Participants will also build on and refine the safety critical skills learned in Ripples 1.

3 - Endurance
During this stage, participants learn how to control their movement in water. Participants will also build on and refine the safety critical skills learned in Ripples 1.

Youth levels
6-12 years

Participants will:
  • build on previous water safety and swimming skills
  • begin on the fundamentals of different strokes
Skills learned and refined:
  • flutter kicks
  • unassisted front and back floats
  • introduction to backstroke and freestyle
1 - Adaptation
This stage builds on previous water safety skills and lays the foundation for participants to begin learning the building blocks of swimming.
2 - Mobility
During this stage, students work on body position, control, and movement in the water while continuously incorporating safety skills.
3 - Endurance
Participants learn how to use their safety critical skills for a longer distance while learning more fundamentals of swimming.

Stroke Development
6-12 years

Participants learn how to:
  • refine and perfect their strokes
Skills learned:
  • freestyle
  • backstroke
  • treading water
  • breaststroke
1 - Stroke Improvement
Participants develop proper stroke technique in front and back crawl as well as being introduced to butterfly and breaststroke

2 - Stroke Logistics
Participants refine their techniqe on all strokes and continue to place an emphasis on safety skills

Youth Learn-to-Swim

This program is designed to teach students how to be safe in, and around water, and teaches stroke development based on the participant’s age and skill level. Determine what skill level class is best suited for your child by looking at the swim lesson skill levels on page 30.

Audience: Ages 3-12
Days/Times:
Monday to Friday, 8:00 - 10:00 am
(Specific class time will depend on skill level)
Session Dates:
June 18-22, June 25-29, July 2-6, July 9-13, July 16-20, July 23-27
Registration Deadline: June 9th
Fees: $20/session
Location: CORE pools

Infant & Parent Swim Lessons

This program is designed to introduce infants and toddlers to aquatic environments. Parents accompany their children, to guide them through basic swimming and safety skills.

Audience: Ages 6 months - 3 years with a parent/guardian
Days/Times: Monday to Friday, 7:30 - 8:00 am
Session Dates:
June 18-22, June 25-29, July 2-6, July 9-13, July 16-20, July 23-27
Registration Deadline: June 9th
Fees: $20/session
Location: CORE pools

Private/Semi-private Swim Lessons

Private and semi-private swim lessons are available upon request. Please visit the welcome desk to register and schedule these lessons. The lesson days/times will be coordinated with your assigned instructor.

Audience: Ages 3+
Days/Times:Dependant upon request
Session Dates: Dependant upon request
Fees: $20/session
Location: Dependant upon request

Adult Learn-to-Swim

Adult Learn-to-Swim is designed to teach you basic strokes and skills to help build confidence and technique in and around aquatic environments. Each session meets 4 times over the course of 2 weeks.

Audience: Ages 16+
Days/Times: Tuesday and Thursday, 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Session Dates:
June 19-28, July 3-12, July 17-27
Registration Deadline: June 9th
Fees: $30/member, $35/non-member
Location: CORE pools

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Swim Team

Tsunami - Swim Team is a year round competitive swimming program, sanctioned by USA Swimming. We offer coaching to help each individual member achieve realistic goals for their age and level of ability. Must be able to pass Tidal Waves swim lessons to be eligible for the team.

Audience:5-18 years
(able to swim across the pool)
Days/Times: Daily, Monday-Friday
Times to be announced
Session Dates:
Month to month
Fees: $30/member, $35/non-member
Location: CORE swim

Adult Swim Team (Masters)

Our Masters program is perfect for all swimmers, age 19 and over, who are looking to improve their fitness through swimming. Masters consists of structured lap swimming with on-deck instruction that will help participants improve their technique and endurance. Payments are month to month and participants are able to cancel at any time. Interested in practicing in the mornings or evenings? Please let us know by emailing cvorrasi@hobbsnm.org.

Audience: 19+ years
Days/Times: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Session Dates:
Month to month
Fees: $30/member, $35/non-member
Location: CORE swim

Dive Team

The Core Dive Team is a year round competitive diving program, sanctioned by USA Diving. Core Dive Team is a perfect fit for beginners and experienced divers.

Audience:5+ years
Days/Times: Monday to Friday
Times to be announced
Session Dates:
Month to month
Fees: $30/member, $35/non-member
Location: CORE swim

Inner Tube Water Polo

Inner tube water polo is a hybrid of the traditional sport of water polo with a twist, all players must float in an inner tube. Must have at least 4 people for each team to play.

Audience:16+ years
Days/Times: Once a month on Saturdays
3:00 - 5:00 pm
Session Dates:
June 23 and July 21
Fees: Free with facility admission
Location: CORE swim

Water Walking

Looking for a great leisure summer workout that will get you out of the heat? This low-impact exercise will keep you moving while taking the pressure off your bones, joints and muscles. Did you know that water provides 12 times the resistance of air? So as you walk, you’re really strengthening and building muscle. This is a self-led, leisure program.

Days/Times:Monday-Friday, 6am-7:30am
Fees: Free with facility admission
Location:Splash Lazy River

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splash

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The CORE proudly offers a variety of uses for this aquatics leisure space. Not only does it have two 40 ft. tall water slides and interactive play features throughout for children, but it also has multiple interesting and usable features for adults. The large spa will be available to those 13-years-old and over. Some activities being considered for the various ages of SPLASH users are: walking against the current in the lazy river, learn to swim programming, and so much more.

  • Timing device in body slide to record fastest times and times to beat
  • Two 40 ft. tall water slides, one body slide and one tube slide
  • Lights and music inside the body slide
  • Lights and music for nighttime entertainment throughout SPLASH wing
  • 40 ft. wide area of "zero depth", beach access pool
  • 150 ft lazy river
  • Multiple play features including vortex, geysers, rain clouds, depth charges, and more
  • Spa
  • Three private cabana areas for rent
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swim

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Not only will there be competitive swimming and diving programming in the state-of-the-art competition pool, but also other fun elements such as inner-tube water polo, dive-in movies, and inflatable obstacle courses.

This pool is also the new home of the Hobbs Eagles Swimming and Diving team, which means they will practice and host home meets at the CORE, as well.

  • 25-meter x 25-yard, 10 lane competition pool
  • 4'4" depth to 13'6" depth
  • Two 3-meter diving boards
  • Two 1-meter diving boards
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therapy

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This will be a highly utilized, unique space for those looking for therapeutic warm water. This pool will include rehabilitation and therapeutic programming. Not only is there plenty of space to have classes in this pool, but there is also a section that has underwater seating for those needing a short break, or just to continue their exercise or therapy from a seated position. We are also looking at exciting other activities for this pool, like aqua yoga and and/or pilates classes. Must be 18 or older to utilize this pool area.

  • 3'6" shallow end
  • 5' deep end
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