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Summit Programs

Get involved in some of these great aquatic programs.  Available to members and non-members alike, you just might meet some new people and have a great time !

Saturday Super Swim Workout

Join us each Saturday for a super workout at a super low price!

Improve technique and endurance with a challenging and fun coached workout!  Get ready for your next triathlon or swimming competition. You should be able to swim 300 yards freestyle with rhythmic breathing before joining the class. Each session is four months long and includes stroke technique and drill work from the coach for one low price. Sign up at the front desk. We need a minimum of 12 swimmers.

Session Price (four month sessions):
Member: $40
Non-member: $100

Session Dates
Session 1: October - January 
Session 2: Feb 11 - June 3, 2017

Saturdays: 7:00 am - 8:15 am

More Information: 751-4141 

Swim Around Flathead Lake

A fun program for all swimmers. Try to swim around Flathead Lake by counting laps that you swim in the Summit pool. Swim 80 miles before the program ends and receive an official T-shirt. Chart your progress on a map of the lake posted in the pool area. 1 mile = 72 pool lengths (36 laps). Swim 233 lengths (117) laps per week to complete the program in 6 months.  Program runs October - March. For more information, call 751-4161.

Lifeguard Training

Next class scheduled for March. Call Ade, 751-4141, to be put on the interest list.

Payment is due on the second night of class after the student completes the pre-requisites on the first night.

This course is approximately 27-30 hrs long. Upon completion you will receive certification cards in CPR for the Professional Rescuer / AED, Lifeguard Training & Standard First Aid (2 yr.certifications). Maximum # of participants is 10. Classes typically meet on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings.

Course Fee (includes book & Red Cross certification cards): Summit Members: $165     Non-Members: $215

More Information: Contact Ade Saunier 751-4141 or

Course Prerequisites
***Must be 15 yrs. old or older
***Swim 300 yards continuously, using these strokes in the following order (goggles OK).
--100 yd of front crawl using rhythmic breathing & a stabilizing/propellant kick. Rhythmic breathing may be done by breathing to the side or the front.
--100 yd of breaststroke.
--100 yd of either front crawl or breaststroke (or a mixture of the two strokes).
***Swim 20 yds. using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive to 7 to 10 feet, retrieve a 10 lb. brick, return to the surface, take the brick back to start, place on the side of the pool and climb out within 1 minute & 40 seconds (NO goggles)
***Tread water for 2 minutes with legs ONLY.

Information To Know
Go to the Conference Room FIRST each meeting date.
Bring your swimsuit, goggles & towel to every session.
Manuals will be given out at the first meeting date.
Attending all sessions is necessary to complete this course. Any conflicts please call (leave message) Ade Saunier 751-4141.

KATS Swim Team

KATS swim team practices at The Summit. Come and see what all the excitement is about! Kids who can swim a 25 freestyle and 25 back can join the swim team. Come see if the swim team is for you with 10 free trials! KATS is a year round competitive swimming program. KATS is a member of Montana Swimming and is governed by the USA swimming Organization. KATS is a non-profit organization and run by a volunteer board of directors. Board meetings are the third Wednesday of every month and are held at The Summit. These meetings are open to the general KATS membership. All KATS members must also be a member of The Summit.  For Summit membership information, call 751-4107. Dues are listed on their website.

Morning:      Monday - Friday 6:00 am - 7:30 am
Afternoon:   Monday - Friday 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm (entire pool) 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm (2-4 lanes)

Morning: Woodland Park
Afternoon: Monday thru Friday 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm (entire pool) 4:30 - 6:30 pm (2-4 lanes)

Contact information: Website:

KATS Masters Swim Team

Coached swimming for adults run by the KATS Swim Team. Improve your swimming technique. Learn all four strokes, starts and turns.

Practice Times
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 5:30 am - 7:00 am

$20 a month for KATS Masters membership
Current USMS registration ($41 annual fee)
Current Summit membership, see Member Services for details, 751-4107

Coach Emily with questions,

Open Kayak Time

Practice your rolls and rescue skills during this Open Kayak time. Everyone must have a buddy with them while they practice. Kayaks must be cleaned before entering the pool area using the south entrance. Three lanes will be available. Come early to reserve your spot.

Days:   Second and fourth Sunday of the month in January, February, and March
Times:    5:00 - 6:45 pm
Ages:   10 and Up, Children 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Location:   Multi-Use Pool
Price:   Member = Free
    Non-Member = $15.00 /class or 6-day punch cards available at the front desk
More Info:    Call 751-4141 or E-Mail Us 


Lap Swim

Lap Swim is for members 14 and older and non-members 18 and older. Please observe lap swim etiquette. If crowded, please swim a circle pattern and share the lane with other swimmers. Aqua Joggers, please stay to the outside lanes when crowded. Please see pool schedule for days and times.

Open Swim

Fun for the whole family, Open Swim is a great time for play. Children 6 and under must be directly supervised in the water by an adult who is within arms distance at all times. Please see pool schedule for days and times.

Preschool Open Swim

Enjoy swimming with your young children in a relaxing and fun atmosphere. Preschool open swim is for children 6 and under. All children must be accompanied in the water by an adult who is within arms distance at all times. An adult to child ratio of 1 adult to 1 or 2 children is required. Maximum capacity of the warm water pool is 20 people. Please see pool schedule for days and times.

Stretch Out Time in Therapy Pool

Stretch Out time is for stretching, rehabilitation and water walking. This time is reserved for adults 18 and older. Please see pool schedule for days and times.

Water Polo

Come in for a fun, friendly game of water polo every Friday night. You should be able to tread water and swim comfortably in deep water. For ages 13 and older.
Fridays, 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Price: Members: free  / Non-Member: day fee
More information: Call 751-4141 or email