Waterworks in the News


Mommy Poppins Awards Winner – Best Way to Learn How to Swim

Waterworks Aquatics won Mommy Poppins Los Angeles’ first “Best of L.A. Kids” Awards. The wonderful parents of Los Angeles County voted us the “Best Way to Learn How to Swim.” We are honored to receive this award and want to […]

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Colorado Community Media Best of the Best 2016

Waterworks Aquatics was awarded Colorado Community Media’s “Best Swimming Lesson.” Future cliff divers and kayakers would do well to get an early start on swimming skills at Waterworks, where highly-trained instructors oversee classes for students as young as 3 months. […]

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Mommy Poppins Finalist

We have made it to the finals! Mommy Poppins LA has ranked us #1 in the finals for the “Best Swimming Class” in Los Angeles. Our staff and instructors work hard to ensure we provide top notch swim lessons to […]

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Bay Area Parent – Double Gold Family Favorite

Waterworks is honored to be awarded Family Favorite Gold Award for both “Best Swim Center” and “Best Swim School” by Bay Area Parent Magazine. This is our second award from Bay Area Parent as we received the Family Favorite Gold […]

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Best Swim Class – 7-year winner!

7 is a lucky number for Waterworks: It has 7 locations in Orange County, and has been a Readers Choice for 7 consecutive years. Waterworks offers swim classes for all ages, from 3 months old to 103 years old, and […]

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Waterworks Aquatics & Make-A-Wish Swim-a-thon

Waterworks Aquatics, a premier swim school and aquatic center, is delighted to announce their upcoming Swim-a-thon event on Saturday, October 11th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Waterworks Aquatics will be partnering with its local Make-A-Wish chapter for this event, joining forces […]

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Waterworks Aquatics 10 Year Anniversary Extravaganza & Safety Day Recap

Waterwork Aquatics, a premier Swim School and Aquatic Center, hosted their 10 year anniversary and Water Safety Day event on Sunday, June 1st.

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The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson at Waterworks Aquatics

Waterworks Aquatics, a premier Swim School and Aquatics Center in California is participating as one of the contributing hosts for the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson taking place on Friday, June 20th.

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Best Swim Classes in Orange County – Fifth Consecutive Year

Congratulations again to Waterworks Aquatics for being chosen by our readers as the “Best Swim Class” in Orange County! This year’s reader response was the largest ever with more than 42,000 write in votes received from families all over Orange […]

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Waterworks on the Benefits of Infant Swimming

Swimming is an important life skill everyone should learn, starting them young is good, and the benefits it offers make it even better.

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Waterworks Aquatics Featured on NBC – San Diego

Jon Alpert, Owner of Waterworks Aquatics Swim School explains how he suggests you train your child to avoid disasters around the pool this summer.

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Waterworks Partners with OC Fire Authority

To help spread awareness about water safety in the community, Waterworks Aquatics partnered with the Orange County Fire Authority to host Water Safety Day at their Irvine location. Water safety is critical in the summer months.

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Waterworks Opens New Indoor Location in Pasadena

Waterworks Aquatics, southern California's number one Swim School and Aquatics Center, is proud to present itself to the City of Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley area with a newly built 15,000 square foot indoor swim facility.

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Waterworks Aquatics Awarded ‘Chapter Volunteer of the Year’

Waterworks Aquatics was recently the recipient of the 'Chapter Volunteer of the Year' award given out by the National MS Society. Waterworks is very appreciative and feels honored to be given this award. They will continue their efforts in promoting […]

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Best Swim Classes in Orange County – Fourth Consecutive Year

Waterworks Aquatics is excited to be the recipient of the award for ‘Best Swim Classes’ in Orange County. The readers of OC Parenting magazine cast over 77,000 votes in selecting these family favorites for Orange County.

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Waterworks Hosts Water Safety Day in Sierra Madre

In partnership with the Sierra Madre Fire Department, Waterworks Aquatics hosts 'Splashing into Summer' Safety Day at the Sierra Madre Aquatics Center. See first-hand at what Sierra Madre firefighters and lifeguards do when a drowning occurs and how parents and […]

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Exclusive Partnership with OC Mommies

Over the past year, Waterworks Aquatics has supported OC Mommies through sponsorship and free events for OC Mommies Members. We believe they have the best swim school in Orange County and only want to recommend the best to our members.

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Best Swim Class in Orange County – Third Consecutive Year

Waterworks Aquatics was awarded the Best Swim Class in Orange County by the readers of Parenting OC magazine for the third consecutive year. Small class sizes and personalized attention continue to be a winning combination for Waterworks Aquatics.

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Waterworks Launches Educational Series at Pretend City

Every Saturday from July 9 through July 30, Waterworks Aquatics will present a special 'Swimmin' in the Summer' series, which features activities, classes and presentation for all ages, focusing on teaching water safety.

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Interview with Waterworks on Pool Safety

“Orange County has one of the highest drowning rates in California. It’s not a statistic anyplace wants to claim. So far this year, the county Fire Authority’s responded to more than 20 emergency calls about drowning.

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Waterworks Helps Spread Word about Water Safety

Speaking at Waterworks Aquatics in Irvine, fire officials will be stressing the importance of active adult supervision and setting multiple barriers around pools and spas, including fences and alarms.

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Waterworks Hosts Water Safety Day with OC Fire Authority

More importantly, the OCFA also illustrated that such an experience is avoidable with proper adult supervision, barriers to guard entrances to the pool and enrolling both children and adults in swim classes.

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Waterworks Aquatics Partners with OC Mommies

More importantly, the OCFA also illustrated that such an experience is avoidable with proper adult supervision, barriers to guard entrances to the pool and enrolling both children and adults in swim classes.

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Waterworks Opens New Location in Sierra Madre

The City of Sierra Madre was excited to announce their formal partnership with Waterworks Aquatics on Wednesday, April 25th. Waterworks Aquatics will be taking over all aspects of aquatics programming and operations at the Sierra Madre Aquatics Center.

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Waterworks Aquatics to Open Swim School in Carlsbad

Cassidy Turley BRE Commercial, San Diego’s market leader in commercial real estate services, and Waterworks Aquatics, Orange County’s number one Swim School and Aquatics Center, today announced that Waterworks Aquatics has purchased the industrial building at 2704 Gateway Road in […]

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Waterworks Forms Partnership with The Bump

Waterworks has officially partnered with The Bump to spread awareness to new mom’s about water safety. The Bump will be sponsoring four events throughout the year at Waterworks Aquatics. The first event will be held on Friday, February 4th at […]

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Contest with OC Mommies

“Waterworks teams up again with OC Mommies in a New Year Giveaway. Members of OC Mommies have the opportunity to win free parent and me swim classes by joining us on Facebook. “

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Waterworks Conducts Preview Class for OC Mommies

“Waterworks Aquatics has opened their doors for OC Mommies Members by offering FREE Water Safety and Parent and Me Preview Classes.”

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Waterworks Aquatics – Best Swim Class in Orange County 2010

“With small classes, lots of personalize attention and a supportive environment, it is easy to see why Waterworks Aquatics is a favorite amon our readers.”

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Waterworks Partners with Pretend City at OC Foodie Fest

“Are you wondering how to keep the kids appeased between bouts of standing in line at your favorite trucks? The answer is the Pretend City Children’s Area.”

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Waterworks Partners with Pretend City – 100 Days of Summer Kick Off

"Everyone knows how much C & I LOVE Pretend City, but I have to admit, I think our kids LOVE it even more."

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Waterworks Partners with OC Fire Authority – Water Safety Day

“Twelve people have died in drownings this year in Orange County. Fire officials on Tuesday launched a campaign to tell parents what they can do to make the summer months safer.”

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Waterworks Hosts Water Safety Day

“Like many so kids, 8-year-old Claudia Kiso enjoys the water and she’s learning a lot here at Waterworks Aquatics in Irvine.”

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Waterworks Presents on Water Safety at Pretend City

“Aquatics Director Brett Shahian of Irvine-based Waterworks Aquatica, was patient and encouraging as he asks for a high-five from a mock…”

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Waterworks Aquatics – Best Swim Class in Orange County 2009

“With small classes, lots of personalized attention and a supportive environment, it is easy to see why waterworks Aquatics is….”

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Waterworks Aquatics Offers Water Aerobics to Community

“DYNAMIC DUO: Karen Palmer, 51, left, shares a laugh with her daughter ….”

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Interview with Owner on Water Safety- “Seasonal Work Article”

“Whether at the beach or in Orange County’s thousands of swimming pools, summer means swimming, although Jon Alpert, owner of Waterworks Aquatics….”

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