Hennepin Park District Will Offer Red Cross Swimming Lessons

The Hennepin Park District is having three sessions of Red Cross Swimming Lessons this summer. Each session will be two weeks long. There will still be six levels of swimming abilities.

Level 1 is the beginning class, and participants must be 5 years old by Sept. 1 and be at least 42 inches tall in order to enroll. The morning sessions will run 40-minute classes, Monday through Friday. The night sessions will run 50-minute classes, Monday through Thursday. The sessions are as follows:

Session 1: June 11-22 — 9 to 9:40 a.m., 9:50 to 10:30 a.m., and 10:40 to 11:20 a.m.

Session 2: July 9-20 — 9 to 9:40 a.m., 9:50 to 10:30 a.m., and 10:40 to 11:20 a.m.

Session 3: July 23-Aug. 2 — 5 to 5:50 p.m., and 6 to 6:50 p.m.

The Hennepin Park District will also be offering preschool aquatics again this year. This class for children ages 3 to 5 will be held July 9-20 from 11:30 a.m. to noon. Space is limited. The cost for this class is free for Hennepin/Hennepin Township and $33 per child for all other areas.

Registration for these sessions will begin at noon Saturday, May 12. You must come in person to register at the Hennepin Pool. If you cannot come to register at this time, you will be able to register during normal pool hours up until each session begins. The cost for lessons is $33 per child, per session. Hennepin and Hennepin Township residents will be free for all sessions. Granville, Granville Township, Mark and McNabb town boards will pay the cost of one child for one session. Standard and Magnolia will pay $16.50 for one child for one session.

For more information, call the Hennepin Pool at 815-925-7319 or email ryan@hennepinparkdistrict.com.

Source: Putnam County Record