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beginner youth swimming lesson
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).

OBJECTIVE: to help students feel comfortable in the water and learn how to enjoy the water safely.
LESSONS INCLUDE: basic water safety rules, using a life jacket, submerging face, swimming on front and back using arm and leg actions, exhaling underwater and floating front and back.

Waiting List and Holiday
If you are unable to register for a class or do not get into the class time you are hoping for, please call the Community Center and ask to be placed on a Waiting List. 767-7650

There is no class on July 4th.

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Mon and Weds at 9am 
5.11 - 14 N/A MW  06/26/2023 - 07/19/2023
09:00 AM - 09:45 AM

South Portland Community Center Pool
$80.00 Res, $90.00 Non-Res
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Thursdays at 6pm 
5.11 - 14 N/A Th  06/22/2023 - 07/20/2023
06:00 PM - 06:45 PM

South Portland Community Center Pool
$50.00 Res, $60.00 Non-Res
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