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Summer swimming continues at Mayfair and McCormick Pools

Summer swimming continues at Mayfair and McCormick Pools

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 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/aquatics.

Session 2 runs July 2-13 (no class July 4) and online registration opens to all on June 26 at 7 p.m., with walk-in registration on Saturday, June 30, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Session 3 is July 16-27, and online swim lesson priority registration for residents begins July 7 at 7 p.m. Non-residents may register online beginning July 10 at 7 p.m. Walk-in registration will take place on Saturday, July 14, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Participants may sign up at www.lakewoodcity.org/ecatalog.

Aqua Zumba and Water Aerobics:

Aqua Zumba begins Monday, July 2, 6:30–7:30 p.m. at McCormick Pool, 3300 Del Amo Boulevard. Register at www.lakewoodcity.org/ecatalog using activity #10171.

Shallow Water Aerobics classes run on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30–7:30 p.m. June 21-July 19 at Mayfair Pool (activity #10689). A new class runs July 24-August 23 (activity #10690). Register at www.lakewoodcity.org/ecatalog. Mayfair Pool is located at 5720 Clark Ave. 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.

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). The theme for Friday, July 6 is 'Itty Bitty Beach Party' designed for parents with children ages 6 months to 6 years, with games, prizes and more. On Friday, July 13, the theme is "Teen Scene" with pool staff playing an assortment of popular music for teens ages 12-17 to enjoy. On Friday, July 20, lifeguards will dish out free sundaes to the first 100 swimmers who arrive for "Sundae Fun Day."

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