Thirsty Thursday

Thursday, December 17
Pick up your complimentary bottle of water at the front desk.

Massage Special

November 27 through December 31, 2015
3 One-Hour Massages for $171 + tax
Gift Cards are available.
Makes the perfect holiday gift!

Upcoming Clinics, Programs and Classes

Complimentary Lap Swimmers’ Clinics

Thursday, December 17, 2015

3 clinics to choose from:

  • 6:30 to 7:30 a.m., or 
  • 12 to 1 p.m., or 
  • 7 to 8 p.m.

This is an interactive clinic on how to read the weekly lap swim workouts posted on the white board – “swimmer terminology and drills”.

Participants will also learn how to do “open” and flip turns of their choice of strokes to improve efficiency and speed.

Optional training on how to “circle swim” will be included for those who have an interest in learning how to swim with those of similar speeds, to share swim lanes more effectively and build comradery with other swimmers whom you could possibly train with.

Attention Beginner Walkers – NEW PROGRAM

Beginning the week of January 11, 2016

3 days to choose from:

  • Mondays, 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m., or
  • Tuesdays, noon to 1 p.m., or
  • Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Have you ever wanted to start walking for exercise?  Join the McConnell Beginner Walker Program and we will get you started on the right foot!

  • This is a 6-week interactive beginner walker program.
  • The program’s workouts, training clinics and instructor guidance will assist participants to learn to walk in a safe and healthy manner.
  • Each weekly session will last approximately 1 hour and include a mini-clinic, warm-up drills, walk, cool down and stretching.
  • Three class times are offered.  Participants choose only 1 day/time to attend each week.
  • Cost is $40 for Members or $60 for Non-Members.
  • Each walking group is limited to the first 10 registrants.

To register, call (614) 566.5356. 

McConnell First Run Club

Beginning the week of January 11, 2016 

On Monday, January 11, we will be kicking off another session of “The McConnell First Run Club”. This is a 10-week interactive beginner runner program designed to help participants learn how to start running.  

This program’s workouts, training clinics and instructor guidance will assist participants to learn to run in a safe and healthy manner. This program will prepare each participant to run a 5K (for example, MHHC 5K on April 23, 2016).  

Each weekly session will include mini clinics (see topics below), warm-up drills, 30 minutes of walking/running and a cool-down.  All participants will receive a tee-shirt. 

Register at the customer service desk or call (614) 566.5356. Class size is limited to the first 10 registrants.  

Cost:  Member - $75 (price includes tee-shirt); nNon-member – $95 (price includes tee-shirt)

  • Mini-clinic topics will include:
  • Warm Up, Cool Down & Stretching
  • Good Running Form
  • Injury Prevention
  • Nutrition/Hydration
  • Shoes
  • Apparel
  • Pacing
  • 10% Rule
  • Goal Setting
  • Race Day Preparation

Complimentary Scuba Introduction

Tuesday, January 12, 2016, from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Lap Pool 

Not sure you want to commit to the full scuba diving certification classes?  Try our one-hour introduction to scuba diving to see if it something you enjoy.  No prior experience is necessary. 

Members - Complimentary, Non-Members - $20


Scuba Diving Certification Classes

Tuesdays and Thursdays
January 19, 21, 26 and 28, 2016 
 7 to 9:30 p.m.

Learn how to scuba dive.  You will receive pool and classroom training necessary to receive PADI scuba diving certification.

Members – $259;   Non –Members – $289

Warm Water Yogalates Clinic

Thursday, January 14, 2016, 8 to 8:45 a.m. 

Enjoy the soothing environment of the 91-degree, warm water pool.  You will learn yoga and Pilates poses modified for water and each individual.  The warm water helps to ease you into the stretches with less stress on your joints. The clinic will also include breathing and relaxation techniques.  To register, call (614) 566.5356.  Members  –  Complimentary, Non-Members  –  $10 


Save the Dates! 

Dancing for Your Heart
Wednesday, February 17, 2016, from 7 to 8 p.m.

Did you ever want to learn ballroom dancing? Join us Wednesday, February 17,  to 8 p.m.  The theme is “Dancing for Your Heart”.  You will learn the samba and the tango in the warm water pool.  It is easy on your joints.  No partners are required.  Immediately following, join us for some heart-healthy refreshments.  Proceeds will go to the American Heart Association.  

Cost for members: $15.00; Non-members $20.00 

7th Annual McConnell 5K and 1 Mile Walk/Run – April 23, 2016 to benefit the OhioHealth Foundation.  Race fee – $25 includes performance tee-shirt and goody bag.

Registration begins January 1, 2016.  To guarantee receiving a tee-shirt, registrations must be turned in no later than March 25, 2016.