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Free & Affordable Swim Lessons at City Pools

Posted on 07/17/2023
Coach teaching group of children how to swim

The Los Angeles Recreation and Parks Department offers families and community members many affordable and safe aquatic activities at their public pools, lakes and beaches.

With drowning the second-leading cause of accidental death for children under 14, it is important that kids learn to swim and understand how to be safe around all bodies of water. SwimLA is one of many programs offered by the City’s Aquatics Division.

SwimLA ensures that young Angelenos between the ages of 4 and 17 have more opportunities to learn how to swim. With support from partners, the program expands summer pool hours increasing the number of swim classes available to youth, and grants thousands of scholarships to families who demonstrate financial need.

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