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Swim lesson registration now open

May 18, 2023
Parks & Recreation: Aquatics
DORIS MILLER - 270-393-3549
Bowling Green, KY
Swim lesson registration now open

Registration for the Learn to Swim Program will be held May 31, June 1 & 2 from 4 pm-6 pm at Russell Sims Aquatic Center. Participants must be dressed to get in the pool at the time of registration for a skills assessment test.


Need a place to learn how to swim?  Russell Sims Aquatic Center will offer June and July Sessions.  Classes begin the week of June 5-August 3. Registration for June classes will be conducted on May 31 and June 1 & 2 from 4:00 pm-6:00 pm. Registration for July classes will be conducted July 5 & 6 from 4:00 pm-6:00 pm. Participants will need to be dressed to get in the pool at the time of registration for a skills assessment test. Class length varies from 30 to 45 minutes depending upon skill level. Classes are for ages three (3) years or older and adult classes are available. Take as many classes as you want.  Make-ups will only be scheduled in cases where classes are cancelled by inclement weather or some other pool closure.  Make-ups will not be scheduled for students who miss class. For more information, contact 270-393-3549. There will be one week and two week class options. All you have to do is choose your week!

  • 6 classes over two weeks-$90 for AM classes

    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

    Class Times:       9:30 am-10:30 am

                                 10:30 am-11:15 am

                                 11:30 am-12:15 pm

  • 4 classes over one single week-$75 for PM classes

    Monday thru Thursday

    Class Times:       1:15 pm-2:00 pm

                                 2:15 pm-3:00 pm

                                 3:15 pm-4:00 pm

                                 4:15 pm-5:00 pm

                                         5:15 pm-6:00 pm

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