Free swimming lessons offered this summer in city of Aiken
AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - May is National Water Safety Month and on May 15, the city will join other agencies to celebrate International Water Safety Day.
But through a partnership with Aiken Personnel Services, the Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department will offer free swimming lessons at the public pool at the Smith-Hazel Recreation Center.
Aiken Personnel Services has donated funding to provide lessons for up to 30 toddlers, children, and adults, in which the city is matching, for a total of 60 free lessons.
Children and adults with special needs are welcome and encouraged to participate.
Registration is full, but the department does have a wait-list open. You can apply in person at the Smith-Hazel Recreation Center. The first session of swimming lessons begins on June 7 and will continue throughout the summer.
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