City of Henderson Announcements

Posted on: June 8, 2017

Swim lessons offered at Atkinson Pool starting June 19


HENDERSON, Ky. – Atkinson Park Pool will host swim lessons for age 6 and older starting June 19.

Two sessions will be offered in three different skills levels. The cost is $30 per session. Lessons take place from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. and are taught by trained lifeguards.

Session 1 runs from Monday, June 19, to Friday, June 23.

Session 2 runs from Monday, June 26, to Friday, June 30.

 Fridays will be used as make up days for rain or cancellatio.n

The three levels are:

Level 1:                 Water Exploration – The objective is to help student feel comfortable in the water and enjoy the water safely.     

Level 2:                 Primary Skills – Students learn the fundamental skills of swimming. Students learn to float without support and learn the beginning of locomotion skills. Students must be able to demonstrate all Level 1 skills before enrolling.

Level 3:                 Stroke Readiness – The objective is to build on Level 2 skills. Students will learn the front and back crawl. Introduction of the elementary backstroke and fundamentals of treading water are included. Students must be able to demonstrate all Level 2 skills before enrolling.

To sign up for swim lessons, call Atkinson Park Pool at 270-826-2049. The pool is located at 1813 N. Elm St.

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