Learn to swim — for free

Swimming Pool

RICHMOND, Va. — The City of Richmond is offering free swimming lessons in July and August.

The classes take place on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays for different age groups. There are classes for children as young as five years old. The classes will focus on water safety skills and basic aquatic skills.

Two sessions will be offered.

Registration for session one began Monday, July 7 at 5 p.m. at each pool site, and registration for session two will begin on Monday, July 28 at 5 p.m. at each pool site.

Below are the class meeting times and locations:

 Session 1:

July 15, 17, 22, and 24
5-12 years
11 – 11:45 a.m.
Battery Park, Bellemeade, Blackwell, Fairmount, Powhatan, Randolph, and Woodville

July 15, 17, 22, and 24
5 -12 years
11:45 a.m.- 12:15 p.m.
Battery Park, Bellemeade, Blackwell, Fairmount, Powhatan, Randolph, and Woodville

July 15, 17, 22, and 24
5 -12 years
6-6:45 p.m.
Battery Park, Bellemeade, Blackwell, Fairmount, Powhatan, Randolph, and Woodville

July 15, 17, 22, and 24
5 -12 years
6:45 – 7:15 p.m.
Battery Park, Bellemeade, Blackwell, Fairmount, Powhatan, Randolph, and Woodville

July 18, 25, August 1,8
13 and over
6 – 6:45 p.m.
Battery Park, Bellemeade, Blackwell, Fairmount, Powhatan, Randolph, and Woodville

Session 2:

August 5, 7, 12, and 14
5-12 years
11 – 11:45 a.m.
Battery Park, Bellemeade, Blackwell, Fairmount, Hotchkiss, Powhatan, Randolph, and Woodville

August 5, 7, 12, and 14
5 -12 years
11:45 a.m.- 12:15 p.m.
Battery Park, Bellemeade, Blackwell, Fairmount, Hotchkiss, Powhatan, Randolph, and Woodville

August 5, 7, 12, and 14
5 -12 years
6-6:45 p.m.
Battery Park, Bellemeade, Blackwell, Fairmount, Hotchkiss, Powhatan, Randolph, and Woodville

August 5, 7, 12, and 14
5 -12 years
6:45 – 7:15 p.m.
Battery Park, Bellemeade, Blackwell, Fairmount, Hotchkiss, Powhatan, Randolph, and Woodvill

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