Park District indoor swim lessons begin Sept. 17

Staff Report

Rockford Park District will again hold indoor swimming lessons for ages 5-17 at Rolling Green School, 3615 W. Gate Pkwy., Rockford, where children and youth can gain the benefits of exercise while learning a lifelong leisure skill in a positive, fun environment. Registration is under way for eight-week evening sessions that begin Wednesday, Sept. 17, and Thursday, Sept. 18, as well as for winter lessons starting in January 2015 (Wednesdays or Thursdays); lessons meet once a week for 45 minutes.

The per-session fee is $75 ($85 non-resident), and participants will receive one free 2015 one-day admission to Magic Waters and five free one-use admissions for 2015 public swim sessions at Alpine or Sand Park pools. Fee assistance may be available to eligible residents.

Register at least one week prior to start of session; registration information and class descriptions, schedules and fees are available online at (click My RPD), in the Park District’s Fall/Winter 2014/2015 Program Guide (, at Park District Customer Service and facilities, or by calling (815) 987-8800, where information about support and swimming programs — including Pool School and Aqua Fitness for participants with disabilities — is also available.


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