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Rodale Aquatic Center
100 College Drive
Allentown, PA 18104-4471

Rodale Aquatic Center


We are excited to announce a swim school session for 3 weeks in August!!  The classes will run from August 10-30 and you will have a choice of coming twice a week (2 half hour lessons) for 3 weeks for a total of 6 classes or once per week (1 one hour class) for 3 weeks.  Please click on the August 2020 Class Schedules and Prices link.

Please complete a registration form and EMAIL it back to us at aquatics@cedarcrest.edu to register for swim lessons.  Registration will be on Monday, August 3 and Tuesday, August 4 for anyone who was enrolled in the March swim session.  Any new or past swimmers can register beginning Wednesday, August 5. 

You will receive a confirmation email once your child is placed in a class.  You will receive instructions in your confirmation email regarding payment. 

Thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time.

Rodale Aquatic Center Pledge

The Rodale Aquatic Center is committed to the safety and welfare of their athletes and guests.  It remains the central focus as we prepare for this reopening phase of COVID-19 and will continue as we move on into the future!


  • We maintain aggressive cleaning protocols throughout the facility by cleaning and sanitizing common areas and high touch surfaces regularly.
  • We will do a self-assessment every day prior to coming to the aquatic center.
  • We adhere to social distancing guidelines established for our facility.
  • We provide readily available hand sanitizer.
  • We train all our employees on the necessary measures that ensure the safety of our guests and staff.
  • We use masks and personal protective equipment.
  • We are available to speak with you directly about any questions or concerns you may have to make your experience the best it can be.


Patience is important for everyone during this time and we thank you in advance for exercising as much patience as you can in all situations.

Please follow the guidance provided on the signs located in our facility outlining:

  • Social distancing
  • Practicing good hygiene
  • Wearing a mask until you get into the pool

Stay home and plan another time to visit if you have been:

  • Experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough, or shortness of breath)
  • Recovering from or exposed to COVID-19 within the last 14 days
  • Concerned about contracting COVID-19

Mission Statement

The Rodale Aquatic Center at Cedar Crest College is dedicated to fostering civic health and wellness by providing educational opportunities to the larger community, both alone and in cooperation with other organizations that enhance the development of mind, body and spirit through a comprehensive array of aquatic classes, integrated with academic topics focused on healthy lifestyles.

Goals and Objectives

  • To provide educational aquatic opportunities for the Greater Lehigh Valley community linked to health and wellness.
  • To provide a significant contribution to economic development in the Lehigh Valley and enhance the region’s overall quality of life.
  • To collaborate with local and regional educational institutions and other public and private organizations to provide access to aquatic programs; to advance civic health; and to enhance health education in our region.