Aquatic Programs

Patterson Park
Class Schedule

Swim Lessons
These classes require pre-registration with either Excel Aquatics, Desha Mcdade, or Coach Dana

For questions about Excel, please send an email.
For questions about Lessons with Desha, please send an email.
For questions about Lessons with Coach Dana on Monay and Wednesday afternoons, please text (503)880-7935, or for a slower response send an emailFor more information, please visit her website

Water Aerobics 1 - Cardio
This class targets everyone with an action-packed workout for the abdominal and gluteus areas. Progressive water exercises are programmed to strengthen, define, and tone!

Water Aerobics 2 - Sculpt & Tone
This is an arthritis-based water exercise class offering a low impact method of exercise for affected joints and muscle groups requiring that special touch. Cardio work is not omitted from this class, making it perfect for the beginner or a back-to-fitness exerciser.


Class Schedule
Shallow H2O Exercise
Offers a moderate to high intensity cardio workout, abdominals and muscle conditioning in the shallow end of the pool. If you want a tougher workout, add aqua jog belts and barbells to create drag and resistance. Instructor-led, for beginners as well.

Gentle Joints 
Perfect for those who require impact-free exercise while increasing strength and balance. Work through a full range of motion for flexibility benefits. Great for those with limitations such as arthritis, orthopedic problems, fibromyalgia, and for beginning exercisers. Takes place in the shallow end of the indoor pool.

Deep H2O Exercise 
Knowledge of swimming is not required, nor is it necessary that you begin working at a high level of intensity to enjoy this type of exercise. Perfect for those with impact limitations. Using hip flotation belts, develop aerobic endurance and muscle conditioning