Kinderswim

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all 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 ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.

Rules & Tips

  • All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool. 

  • Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.

  • Participants should bring their own towels.

  • Although there is no cost, participants must register online.

  • Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.

  • See general pool rules here.

Schedule

Session 1: June 5 - June 22

Location
Days
Time
Register
Lay Park
Tues, Wed, Fri
9 - 9:45 AM
East Athens Community Center
Tues, Wed, Fri
9 - 9:45 AM
Rocksprings Park
Tues, Wed, Fri
9 - 9:45 AM
Memorial Park
Tues, Wed, Fri
9 - 9:45 AM
Bishop Park
Tues, Wed, Fri
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Rocksprings Park
Tues, Wed, Fri
5:30 - 6:15 PM

Session 2: June 26 - July 13

Location
Days
Time
Register
Lay Park
Tues, Wed, Fri
9 - 9:45 AM
East Athens Community Center
Tues, Wed, Fri
9 - 9:45 AM
Rocksprings Park
Tues, Wed, Fri
9 - 9:45 AM
Memorial Park
Tues, Wed, Fri
9 - 9:45 AM
Bishop Park
Tues, Wed, Fri
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Rocksprings ParkTues, Wed, Fri
5:30 - 6:15 PM

Session 3: July 17 - August 3

Location
Days
Time
Register
Lay Park
Tues, Wed, Fri
9 - 9:45 AM
East Athens Community Center
Tues, Wed, Fri
9 - 9:45 AM
Rocksprings Park
Tues, Wed, Fri
9 - 9:45 AM
Memorial Park
Tues, Wed, Fri
9 - 9:45 AM
Bishop Park
Tues, Wed, Fri
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Rocksprings Park
Tues, Wed, Fri
5:30 - 6:15 PM

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