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Keep cool in the pool

Keep cool in the pool

In these hot summer days, the pool is the place to be for fun, swimming and exercise. Get all the details at www.lakewoodcity.org/aquaticsprograms 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 is ongoing at Mayfair Pool and McCormick Pool daily with two sessions: 1–2:30 p.m. and 2:45–4:15 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 continue with two-week long sessions at Mayfair and McCormick Pools. Check the aquatics section of the catalog for upcoming lesson dates and registration deadlines at www.lakewoodcity.org/aquaticsprograms. New this summer, private lessons are offered through the month of September at Mayfair Pool. For details, call Mayfair Pool at 562-804-4256.

Aqua Zumba and Water Aerobics:

Aqua Zumba classes take place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at McCormick Pool on Mondays (class #10171 through August 20) or Wednesdays (class #10173, through August 22).

Shallow Water Aerobics classes run on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30–7:30 p.m. at Mayfair Pool from July 24-August 23 (activity #10690) and August 28-September 20 (class #10691). 

Register at www.lakewoodcity.org/ecatalog. For more information, please call 562-866-9771, extension 2408.

Wading Pool: The Mayfair Park wading pool for ages 3 to 7 is open daily through August 26, 11 a.m.–4 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.

For general information on the aquatics program and pool rules, visit www.lakewoodcity.org/aquatics.

Family Swim Nights: Themed Family Swim Nights are offered at Mayfair and McCormick Pools every Friday through August 24. Admission is $3 per child and is offered for Lakewood residents only (must show valid adult ID and proof of Lakewood residency).

August 10--Float with Friends. Bring single person inflatable rafts.  

August 17--Back to School Swim

August 24--Biggest Splash Contest. Prize awarded to biggest splasher of the day; get to the pool early to sign up!

Canned Drive for a Dive-In Movie: 'Moana': Saturday, August 18 at Mayfair Pool

Open to Lakewood residents and swim lesson participants who have taken any swim lesson during the summer (and their families) at either pool. Cost of admission is one canned food item per person to support Project Shepherd.

Pool opens at 7:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 8:00 p.m.

Swim lesson participants must bring lesson cards for entrance of family.

Go to www.lakewoodcity.org/aquatics for the full schedule of summer aquatics activities, or call 562-866-9771, extension 2408.