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Posted on: March 7, 2023

ACCGov Leisure Services Offers Learn to Swim Programs


The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department offers swim lessons for children three years and older at the Heard Park, Lay Park, Memorial Park, and Rocksprings Park pools. Each session fee is $33 for Athens-Clarke County residents and $50 for non-county residents.  

The Department’s Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the Department pools, except Bishop Park pool which is closed for the season.

Online registration is underway and takes place at .  

Scholarships are available for qualifying Athens-Clarke County residents.  For more information on scholarships, please visit

For more information, e-mail: or call 706-613-3589. 

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