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Be sure to see MWR's offcial website navymwrbahrain.com for all aquatic fitness and aquatics information.

Fitness Pool

The 25-meter Fitness Pool is half the size of an Olympic swimming pool and has five lanes ranging in depth from 3’ 8” to 12’ 2”. The Fitness Pool is used for lap swimming, scuba certification classes, aqua aerobics, and available for command training exercises.

Family Pool

The Family Pool is 32′ X 16′ and offers a depth of 3’ to 6.5’. The Family Pool is used for recreational swimming and teaching child and adult swimming lessons. It even includes a wadding pool for our younger patrons.

Swimming Lessons

NSA Bahrain MWR strives to provide lessons at all levels that help students develop confidence and competency in the water. Lessons and skill testing are taught by Water Safety Instructors certified by the American Red Cross. MWR instructors teach both youth and adult swim lessons, so regardless of your age, you can learn to swim confidently. 

Training & Certifications

This Red Cross certification course helps participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies until emergency medical services personnel take over. Participants must be 12 years of age or older to participate

Lifeguard Certification

This course provides entry-level lifeguard candidates with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies until emergency medical services personnel take over. Candidates must be 15 years of age, able to swim a continuous 300 yards, tread for two minutes without hands and complete a timed retrieval of an object in 7-10ft depth of water.

Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Course

This class is for individuals who want to become an American Red Cross certified water safety instructor. This class will prepare an individual to teach swimming lessons and water safety at any aquatic facility. Students will learn the skills necessary to organize and teach the American Red Cross swim lesson programs.

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