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Posted on: April 12, 2021

ACC Leisure Services to Hold Learn to Swim Programs

Learn to Swim News Flash

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department offers swim lessons for children three years and older at the Bishop Park, East Athens Community Center, and Lay Park pools.   

“Swim School” at Bishop Park, at 705 Sunset Drive, East Athens Community Center, at 400 McKinley Dr, and at Lay Park located at 297 Hoyt Street.

“Parent/Tot Swim School” at Bishop Park is for children, ages 6 months-3 years.

Each session fee is $33 for Athens-Clarke County residents and $50 for non-county residents.  Scholarships are available for qualifying Athens-Clarke County residents.  

The Department’s Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the Department pools.

Online registration continues at .  

Those wishing to apply for a scholarship must do so at least five business days prior to registration. Scholarship information is available at

For more information, e-mail:, or call 706-613-3589.

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