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Published on Friday, May 17, 2019

“Let’s Swim SA” San Antonio Parks and Recreation Opens Registration for Free Group Swim Lessons

CONTACT: Connie Swann, 210-207-6122
connie.swann@sanantonio.gov

 

SAN ANTONIO (May 17, 2019) - For the 5th year, the Parks and Recreation Department will offer free group swim lessons at all 24 outdoor pools. Registration begins this Saturday, May 18th at 9 a.m. “Let’s Swim SA”, served more than 2,000 participants last year.

 

According to the Center for Disease Control, (CDC), drownings are a leading cause of injury death for young children ages 1 to 14, and three children die every day as a result of drowning. Learning to swim is an important skill for all youngsters—for safety and for health.

 

Various beginning and intermediate level youth and adult group sessions are available. “Let’s Swim SA” offers morning and evening classes. Classes are held Tuesday through Thursday for two weeks.

 

Session dates are:

  • June 25 – July 4
  • July 9 – July 18
  • July 23 – August 1

 

Those interested in registering for the free youth and adult group swim lessons can:

  • Register online at saparksandrec.com
  • Visit the San Antonio Natatorium, 1430 W. Cesar Chavez
  • Visit designated community centers (Southside Lions, Garza, Lady Bird Johnson and Normoyle) this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Staff will be on hand to provide needed assistance.

 

More information available at saparksandrec.com or by calling 210.207.3299.