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Posted on: July 2, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Swimming Lesson Registration Now Open at City of Idaho Falls Aquatic Facility

Free Swim Lessons 2018

(Idaho Falls, ID) – Swimming lessons are now open for registration and are scheduled to begin on July 6 at the Wes Deist Aquatic Center, located at 149 7th Street in Idaho Falls.

Lessons will runs Monday through Thursdays for two weeks throughout the summer and registrants can choose from full and half class sizes.   Classes are available for participants from ages three through 13 years of age. 

“We are very excited to be able to start providing some of our normally scheduled programs and offerings here at the Aquatic Center,” said Rhonda Newman, Aquatic Manager.  “We are really looking forward to seeing kids of all ages coming out for lessons, to compete or just to have fun again swimming here.”

The Surfers Swim Team program is also set to begin on July 6 and will run through the summer until August 14.  Surfer memberships are not required for this session and the swim team program is available to swimmers ages three and over.  Levels offered include “Turtle,” “Scuttle,” “Junior,” “Reef,” and “Tidal.”  Practices for the swim teams will be available Monday through Thursday and participants can register for practice one to four times per week. 

Registration for both the swimming lessons and the swim teams is available online at  Registration can also be done over the phone at 208-612-8519 or in person at the Aquatic Center located at 149 7th Street in Idaho Falls.

Due to state-wide restrictions related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, only one spectator will be allowed per participant for the lessons and swim teams.  For questions or additional information, visit or call 208-612-8519.

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Media Note:  For more information or to arrange an interview with city staff, please contact City of Idaho Falls Public Information Officer Bud Cranor at 208-612-8306 or at [email protected].

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