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Swimming Lessons – Register July 8

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

ASHEVILLE NC – Buncombe County Parks, Greenways & Recreation Services is offering one more session of swim lessons this summer. Swim Lessons are available for anyone age 3 and older. Lessons are divided into 5 levels of swim experience, plus a preschool level for swimmers ages 3 and 4.

  • Preschool and Level 1 is a water acclimation class for beginner swimmers.
  • Level 2 teaches swimmers to float on their back and use their arms and legs.
  • Level 3 swimmers learn the front crawl and backstroke.
  • Level 4 and 5 lessons are taught in the deep end of the pool. Students improve upon what they have learned and begin to work on sidestroke and diving.

Registration for lessons is July 8. Sign up at the pool you plan to attend. Lesson availability is first come, first served. Learn to swim!  Sign up starting June 14!

  • July 15 – 25 – Classes will be Monday – Thursday at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Swim levels can be determined by speaking with the life guard on duty at the pool.

The cost is $30 per person for a session of eight classes. You must register and pay at the pool at which you will be attending.

Cane Creek Pool (Fairview/Arden)
Erwin Community Pool (Leicester)
Hominy Valley Park Pool (Candler)
North Buncombe Park Pool (Weaverville)
Owen Pool (Swannanoa/Black Mountain)

For more information, call Teri Gentile at 684-5072, email her at [email protected], or contact the pool you will attend.

Swim Free Sunday – Wear a Red, White or Blue Swimsuit!

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

ASHEVILLE NC – Buncombe County Parks, Greenways and Recreation Services outdoor pools will host Super Sunday Specials this summer. Grab the beach bag and the kids and head for the pool on Sunday afternoons. All participants pertaining to the events listed below will get in free between 1 and 2 p.m.:

  • July 1 “Red, White and Blue Day”
    All patrons wearing a red, white or blue suit admitted free
  • July 8 “Manna Food Bank Day”
    Bring a can of food and be admitted free
  • July 15 “Pets’ Day”
    Bring a picture of your pet and be admitted free
  • July 22 “Babies’ Day”
    All children age 3 and under admitted free
  • July 29 “Teens’ Day”
    All teens admitted free
  • August 5 “Senior Day” 
    All seniors 55 years and older admitted free
  • August 12 “Back to School Day”
    All students admitted free
Buncombe County Parks, Greenways and Recreation Services outdoor pools will host Super Sunday Specials this summer.
For information about Super Sunday Specials call one of the swimming pools:
    • Cane Creek Pool – 628-4494
    • Erwin Pool – 251-4992
    • Hominy Valley Pool – 667-9937
    • North Buncombe Pool – 645-1080
    • Owen Pool – 686-1629

 Or contact Teri Gentile at 684-5072 or [email protected].

Register for Children’s Swimming Lessons Starting TODAY

Monday, July 11th, 2011

ASHEVILLE, NC – Buncombe County Parks & Recreation Services is holding one more session of swim lessons this summer. Swim Lessons are available for anyone age 3 and older. Lessons are divided into 5 levels of swim experience, plus a preschool level for swimmers ages 3 and 4.

  • Preschool and Level 1 is a water acclimation class for beginner swimmers.
  • Level 2 teaches swimmers to float on their back and use their arms and legs.
  • Level 3 swimmers learn the front crawl and backstroke.
  • Level 4 and 5 lessons are taught in the deep end of the pool. Students improve upon what they have learned and begin to work on sidestroke and diving.

Registration for lessons begins on July 11 at noon for 2nd Session. Sign up at the pool you plan to attend. Lesson availability is first come, first served. Registration for the swimming lessons begins on July 11 at noon.

Second Session:

  • July 18 – 28 – Registration begins on July 11 at noon. Classes will be Monday – Thursday at the following times:
    • 11 – 11:45 a.m.; Levels 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5
    • 11 – 11:30 a.m.; Preschool Class for 3 & 4 year olds
    • 6 – 6:45 p.m.; Levels 1, 2 and 3

The cost is $30 per person for a session of eight of classes. A $2 discount will be offered for families that have two or more family members enrolled. You must register and pay at the pool at which you will be attending.

Cane Creek Pool (Fairview/Arden)
Erwin Community Pool (Leicester)
Hominy Valley Park Pool (Candler)
North Buncombe Park Pool (Weaverville)
Owen Pool (Swannanoa/Black Mountain)

For more information, call Teri Gentile at 684-5072 or email her at [email protected].