As the summer heats up, the pool is the place to be for fun, swimming and exercise. Get all the details at www.lakewoodcity.org/AquaticsSchedule and sign up for classes and activities at www.lakewoodcity.org/ecatalog. For complete information, please call 562-866-9771, extension 2408.
Recreation Swim: Summer recreation swim takes place at Mayfair Pool and McCormick Pool daily through August 27 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Resident fees are $1 for children and $1.50 for adults (age 18+). Non-resident fees are $2 for children and $3 for adults (age 18+).
Lessons: Summer swim lesson sessions at Mayfair and McCormick Pools include nine days of instruction and one fun day.
Session 2 is July 3-14 (no class July 4). Online priority registration for residents begins June 24 at 7:00 p.m. Non-residents may register online beginning June 27. Online registration ends June 30 at noon. Walk-in registration will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 1.
Session 3 is July 17-28. Online priority registration for residents begins July 8 at 7:00 p.m. and non-residents may register online starting July 11 at 7:00 p.m. Online registration ends July 14 at noon. Walk-in registration will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 15.
Saturday Session 2 swim lessons at McCormick Pool run July 29-August 26, with online priority registration for residents beginning July 22 at 7:00 p.m. and for non-residents July 25 at 7:00 p.m. Online registration ends July 28 at noon. Walk-in registration is July 29 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Aqua Zumba and Water Aerobics: Aqua Zumba runs Wednesdays from June 21 through August 2, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at McCormick Pool, 3300 Del Amo Boulevard. Register using activity #7295.
Shallow Water Aerobics classes will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., June 20 through July 20 at Mayfair Pool. Register using activity #7248. The next session is July 25 through August 24; register using activity #7352. Mayfair Pool is located at 5720 Clark Ave.
Wading Pool: The Mayfair Park wading pool for ages 3 to 7 is open daily through August 28, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The wading pool at Palms Park is ADA accessible and is also open daily. San Martin Park and Del Valle Park are open Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat/Sun. Boyar Park and Bloomfield Park are open Tue/Thur/Sat/Sun.
Family Swim Nights: Themed Family Swim Nights are offered at Mayfair and McCormick Pools every Friday for Lakewood residents only. Admission is $3 per person. Must show valid adult ID and proof of Lakewood residency.
June 30 is Dip N' Dance, with the pool staff playing an assortment of popular music for the whole family to enjoy.
The July 7 Itty Bitty Beach Party is for ages six months to six years, with games, prizes and more.
July 14 is Teen Scene for youth ages 12-17. Pool staff will play an assortment of popular music.
July 21 is Sundae Fun Day. Lifeguards will dish out free sundaes to the first 100 swimmers. Daily admission fees apply.
July 28 is the day to Float with Friends. Bring your inflatable raft (single person floats only).
Go to www.lakewoodcity.org/aquatics for all the summer aquatics information.