CONTACT: Whitney Atkins, 210-207-6122
San Antonio, TX (May 18, 2018) - For the 4th year, the Parks and Recreation Department will offer free group swim lessons at all 23 outdoor pools. Registration begins this Saturday, May 19th 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.
Those interested in registering for the free youth and adult group swim lessons can:
- Register online at saparksandrec.com
- Visit the San Antonio Natatorium
- Visit designated community centers (Copernicus, Garza, Melendrez Normoyle) this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Staff will be on hand to provide needed assistance.
Various beginning and intermediate level youth and adult group sessions are available. “Let’s Swim SA” offers morning and evening classes. Session dates are June 26 – July 6, July 10 – July 19, and July 24 – August 2. Classes are held Tuesday through Thursday for two weeks.
More information available at saparksandrec.com or by calling 210.207.3299.