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 takes place at Mayfair Pool and McCormick Pool daily through August 27 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. to 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 at Mayfair and McCormick Pools include nine days of instruction and one fun day.
Session 5 is August 14-25. Online priority registration for residents begins August 5 at 7:00 p.m. and non-residents may register online starting August 8 at 7:00 p.m. Online registration ends August 11 at noon. Walk-in registration will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 12.
Aqua Zumba and Water Aerobics: Aqua Zumba classes are currently running Mondays and Wednesdays through September. The sessions are held 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Mondays, August 7-September 18 (activity #7294) or Wednesdays, August 9-September 20 (activity #7296). Classes are at McCormick Pool through August and at Mayfair Pool in September. Check for availability at www.lakewoodcity.org/ecatalog.
Shallow Water Aerobics classes will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., July 25 through August 24; register using activity #7352. The last session is August 29 through September 21; register using activity #7353. Mayfair Pool is located at 5720 Clark Ave.
Wading Pool: The Mayfair Park wading pool for ages 3 to 7 is open daily through August 28, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 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 for Lakewood residents only. Admission is $3 per person. Must show valid adult ID and proof of Lakewood residency.
August 11 is Biggest Splash Contest. Show off your cannonball skills! Prize awarded to the biggest splasher of the day! Limited number of spaces available so get to the pool early to signup.
August 18 is School Supply Splash. Support Project Shepherd and help children receive the items they need to succeed in school! Bring NEW school supply items and receive free admission.
August 25 is Back to School Swim. Spend one last lazy day of summer at the pool before heading back to school.
Go to www.lakewoodcity.org/aquatics for all the summer aquatics information.