DOWNEY - The Downey Aquatic Center located at Downey High School is open this summer for swim lessons, recreation swimming and family fun evenings.The pool is open daily, including weekends, from 1-4:30 p.m. All ages can participate after pay a $3 daily admission fee. Children ages 9 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Non-swimmers less than 4 ft., 6 inches tall must be accompanied by an adult in the water. "Family Twilight Nights at the Pool" are held Friday nights from 7-9 p.m. There is swimming, ping pong, table games and contests. Snack bar items are available for purchase. Admission is $3 per person and all ages are welcome. Swim lessons continue with two-week sessions of Mommy/Daddy and Me classes offered July 26 - Aug. 6 and Aug. 9-20. The class is for children ages six months to 3 years old. Sessions are 30 minutes each and are held at 12, 5 and 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Cost is $50 per person, per two-week session. An Introduction to Water class for children ages 3-5 is also two-weeks long and $50. This beginning class is for the young swimmer. Students will learn breath control, floating and the fundamentals of self-propulsion. Sessions are 30 minutes long and are held at 9, 10 and 11 a.m., and 12, 5 and 6 p.m. The remaining sessions are July 26-Aug. 6 and Aug. 9-20. Learn to Swim is a class for children ages 6-15. These classes are 45 minutes in length and are swim lessons in accordance with Red Cross guidelines. The remaining sessions are July 26-Aug. 6 and Aug. 9-20, and are held at 9, 10 and 11 a.m., and 12, 5 and 6 p.m. Cost is $50 per person, per two-week session. For more information on the classes, call (562) 904-7223.
********** Published: July 22, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 14