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Do not pack away your swimsuits quite yet and join us for Riverside PRCSDs Extended Aquatics Programs!

Published: 08/08/2019




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 8, 2019

Contact:

PRCSD Main Office

951.826.2000

Don’t pack away your swimsuits quite yet and join us for Riverside PRCSDs Extended Aquatics Programs!

RIVERSIDE, CA –

The summer heat is here to stay! Riverside Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department (PRCSD) is happy to announce the extension of the Aquatics programming through October 5, 2019. The PRCSD will be offering Learn-to-Swim and Recreation Swim at Sippy Woodhead Pool, Shamel Park Pool and Hunt Park Pool.

The extended programming will operate as follows:

After school Learn-to-Swim lessons

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30-6:45 p.m. at Hunt Park and Sippy Woodhead

Learn-to-Swim lessons

  • Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. -12:45 p.m. at Hunt Park, Sippy Woodhead and Shamel Park

Lesson fees are as low as $13 per session through the limited Operation Splash and Red Cross Centennial Campaign scholarships.

Recreation Swim

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7-8:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays from 1-3 p.m. at Hunt Park, Sippy Woodhead and Shamel Park

Entry fees are $1.25 for youth, $2.50 for adults and $1.75 for participants ages 60+. Lap swimming will also be available during these times at both Sippy Woodhead and Shamel Park aquatics facilities.

Please call the City of Riverside Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department at (951) 826-2000 or email aquatics@riversideca.gov for scholarship information.

About Riverside

As the City of Arts & Innovation, Riverside, California is rich in history and culture, and is setting the pace in innovative practices for government, business and education. With a population of just over 300,000, Riverside is the largest city in the Inland Southern California region, the 12th largest city in California, and the 6th largest in Southern California. Riverside is home to four internationally recognized universities and colleges that support a growing college student population of nearly 50,000. Businesses and residents in Riverside benefit from city-owned electrical and water systems, high-speed fiber optic telecommunications, an easily-accessed freeway system, BNSF and UP rail access, and a large corporate jet and general aviation airport.

With standards of excellence in technology, workforce development, arts, innovation, education and social capital the City has been named America’s #2 Hot Spot for Tech (Forbes, 2013); #6 Happiest Place for Young Professionals (Forbes, 2013); #3 ‘Can Do’ Capital (Newsweek, 2011); and the 2012 Intelligent Community of the Year by the Intelligent Community Forum.

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