Waterworks Aquatics to Open Swim School in Carlsbad

Cassidy Turley BRE Commercial Facilitates $1.2 Million Industrial Property Sale

Published on April 05, 2011

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SAN DIEGO – 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 Bressi Ranch for $1.2 million. The company is scheduled to open its new state-of-the-art indoor swim facility on April 28.

The swim school totals 8,700 square feet and will serve the City of Carlsbad and all of North San Diego County. Waterworks obtained a conditional use permit from the city to construct the newly built swim facility.

In an effort to promote water safety, Waterworks Aquatics teaches more than 5,000 children to swim each year at its Orange County location. The new Carlsbad location will provide swimming lessons year round, including Private, Semi-Private, Parent and Me, Adult and Stroke Clinic swim classes. It will also offer youth swim teams, summer swim camps, lap swimming, masters swim team, water aerobics, aquatic therapy, and act as a venue for birthday parties. Classes are offered in two pools, a lap pool heated to 89 degrees and a teaching pool headed to 92 degrees, for children and adults ages three months and older.

“The teaching methodology at Waterworks Aquatics is what differentiates us from other swim schools,” said Jon Alpert, founder of Waterworks Aquatics. “We utilize an original instructional philosophy of teaching children to roll to their back for a breath rather than lifting their heads to breathe, which allows children as young as 18 months the capability to swim across the pool. The other key component is the use of a specialized muscle memory teaching technique, where students are taught stroke technique at a very young age.” 

With a commitment to “Learning it the Right Way, Right from the Beginning”, Waterworks Aquatics was voted the best swim school in Orange County in 2009 and 2010 by the readers of Parenting OC Magazine. 

The company will hold its Grand Opening Ceremony on Saturday, May 7 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. The event will feature food, beverages and water activities. Various discounts and special services will be offered upon the facility’s opening as well.

Dennis Visser and Aric Starck of Cassidy Turley BRE Commercial represented both Waterworks Aquatics and LJR, LLC, the seller, in the transaction.

For more information or to register for classes, please visit www.waterworksswim.com/Carlsbad or call 760.603.9400.

About Cassidy Turley
Cassidy Turley is a leading commercial real estate services provider with 3,000 professionals in 60 offices nationwide. The company represents a wide range of clients—from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, from local non-profits to major institutions. The firm completed transactions valued at $17 billion in 2010, manages 430 million square feet on behalf of private, institutional and corporate clients and supports over 25,000 domestic corporate services locations. Cassidy Turley serves owners, investors and occupiers with a full spectrum of integrated commercial real estate services—including capital markets, tenant representation, corporate services, project leasing, property management, project and development services, and research and consulting. In 2010, the firm enhanced its global service delivery outside of North America through its partnership with GVA. Please visit www.cassidyturley.com for more information about Cassidy Turley.

Cassidy Turley provides regional real estate services with local San Diego market leader Cassidy Turley BRE Commercial. The company’s dominant market presence includes more than 160 professionals and staff in five local offices and recorded nearly $1.2 billion in transactions in 2010. For more information about Cassidy Turley BRE Commercial, please visit www.brecommercial.com.

Lesley-Joann Kolb


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