Swim School

Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.

The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park and East Athens Community Center pools. 

ACC Leisure Services also offers free swim lessons for Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children. Learn more here.

Rules and Tips

  • Children must be 3-years-old or older to participate in Swim School
  • Children must be potty trained
  • All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pools.
  • Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.
  • Participants should bring their own towel.
  • See general pool rules here.

Schedule

Session 1: June 5 - June 22

Location
Days
Time
Register
Bishop ParkTues, Wed, Fri9 - 9:45 AMCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Bishop ParkTues, Wed, Fri
9:50 - 10:35 AMCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Bishop ParkTues, Wed, Fri
10:40 - 11:25 AMCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Lay ParkTues, Wed, Fri
5:30 - 6:15 PMCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
East Athens Community CenterTues, Wed, Fri
5:30 - 6:15 PMCLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Session 2: June 26 - July 13

Location
Days
Time
Register
Bishop ParkTues, Wed, Fri9 - 9:45 AMCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Bishop ParkTues, Wed, Fri
9:50 - 10:35 AMCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Bishop ParkTues, Wed, Fri
10:40 - 11:25 AMCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Lay ParkTues, Wed, Fri
5:30 - 6:15 PMCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
East Athens Community CenterTues, Wed, Fri
5:30 - 6:15 PMCLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Session 3: July 17 - Aug 3

Location
Days
Time
Register
Bishop ParkTues, Wed, Fri9 - 9:45 AMCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Bishop ParkTues, Wed, Fri
9:50 - 10:35 AMCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Bishop ParkTues, Wed, Fri
10:40 - 11:25 AMCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Lay ParkTues, Wed, Fri
5:30 - 6:15 PMCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
East Athens Community CenterTues, Wed, Fri
5:30 - 6:15 PMCLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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