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The Kingsport Aquatic Center is happy to welcome guests back for its popular Lazy River water aerobics class beginning today, June 15.

This class will take place outside in the ECU Lazy River, where participants will exercise against and with the current of the river.

“This class is a favorite,” said Director Kari Matheney. “The Lazy River is also an ideal place for us to start with water aerobics classes, since it’s outside and allows plenty of room for participants to spread out and socially distance.”

In June, the Lazy River class is offered on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8:30 and 9:45 a.m. Guests must pre-register for class by calling the KAC front desk at 423-343-9758. Water Aerobics classes are $6 for KAC/YMCA members, $5 for members of the Kingsport Senior Center and $8 for non-members.

Please note that locker rooms are still closed at this time, so guests should arrive ready to swim. Locker rooms will not be available for changing after class, either, but bathrooms and on deck showers are open.

This class comes as part of the Kingsport Aquatic Center’s phased reopening. Guests can also reserve lane time for lap swim and individual water aerobics in three pools—the HMG Pool, PCF Warm Pool, and new outdoor pool—by calling the front desk.

For more information about how to reserve your class spot or lane time, please visit swimkingsport.com.