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The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation kicks off its public summer swim season beginning Saturday, June 3, 2017, with the opening of nine swimming pools for free recreational swimming.

Sixteen more pools will open on Saturday, June 10; two additional pools will open on Saturday, June 17; and one pool opens on July 5. The start of the 10-week recreational summer swimming season, which coincides with the various beginnings of summer vacations at school districts throughout the county, will be open to the public free of charge. All county pools will also be offering free or low-cost youth and adult swim lessons. Scholarships for the 10-lesson program for low-income households are available, and applications can be obtained at the pools.

To reserve a swimming lesson spot, interested patrons should visit http://reservations.lacounty.gov/registrations/programs.asp.

Recreational Summer Swimming will be offered at the following parks starting
June 3 through Aug. 13:
Belvedere Community Regional Park – 4914 E. Cesar Chavez Ave., East Los Angeles.
Norman S. Johnson Aquatic Center – 405 S. Santa Anita Ave., Arcadia
George Lane Park – 5520 W. Avenue L-8, Quartz Hill
Everett Martin Park – 35548 N. 92nd Street East, Littlerock
Val Verde Community Regional Park – 30300 W. Arlington Road, Val Verde
Castaic Regional Sports Complex – 31320 N. Castaic Road, Castaic
Knollwood Pool – 12040 Balboa Blvd., Granada Hills
San Fernando Regional Pool – 300 Park Ave., San Fernando
El Cariso Community Regional Park – 13100 Hubbard St., Sylmar

Recreational Summer Swimming will be offered at the following parks starting
June 10 through Aug. 20:
Mary M. Bethune Park – 1244 E. 61st St., South Los Angeles
Ted Watkins Memorial Park – 1335 E. 103rd St., South Los Angeles
Col. Leon H. Washington Park – 8908 S. Maie Ave., South Los Angeles
George Washington Carver Park – 1400 E. 118th St., South Los Angeles
Jesse Owens Community Regional Park – 9651 S. Western Ave., South Los Angeles
Mona Park – 2291 E. 121st St., Compton
Roy Campanella Park – 14812 Stanford Ave., Compton
Enterprise Park – 13055 Clovis St., South Los Angeles
Helen Keller Park – 12521 S. Vermont Ave., South Los Angeles
Franklin D. Roosevelt Park – 7600 Graham Ave., South Los Angeles
Athens Park – 12603 S. Broadway Ave., South Los Angeles
Don Knabe Community Regional Park – 19700 S. Bloomfield Ave., Cerritos
Eugene A. Obregon Park – 4021 E. First St., East Los Angeles
Ruben Salazar Park – 3864 Whittier Blvd., East Los Angeles
Atlantic Avenue Park – 570 S. Atlantic Blvd., East Los Angeles
Loma Alta Park – 3330 N. Lincoln Ave., Altadena
California High School – 9800 Mills Ave., Whittier

Recreational Summer Swimming will be offered at the following parks starting
June 17 through Aug. 27:
Lennox Park – 10828 S. Condon Ave., Lennox
Alondra Community Regional Park – 3850 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Lawndale

Recreational Summer Swimming will be offered at the following park starting
July 5 through Sept. 10:
City Terrace Park – 1126 N. Hazard Ave., East Los Angeles

“We encourage the public to take advantage of our free countywide recreational swimming programs at our county pools,” said John Wicker, director of the Department of Parks and Recreation. “It’s a great way for the whole family to cool off during hot summer days, and also an opportunity for people of all ages to learn how to swim through our free or low-cost lessons.”

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LOS ANGELES COUNTY HEADLINES
Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger to develop recommendations to enhance and expand access to substance abuse prevention and treatment services.
Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020
Castaic Union School District, in partnership with the Castaic Elementary School Parent Teacher Association, will be hosting a “Be Kind to Your Community” event at Castaic Lake (lower lake), Saturday, Jan. 25, and the entire community is invited.
Monday, Jan 20, 2020
Former Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Angel Reinosa has been charged with falsely reporting that he had been shot by a sniper while in the parking lot of the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station on August 21, 2019, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.
Friday, Jan 17, 2020
Nearly three years after his conviction on federal obstruction charges, former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was ordered to begin serving his three-year prison sentence after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to take his appeal.
Friday, Jan 17, 2020
Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva will host a town hall meeting at The Centre in the Santa Clarita Sports Complex on Wednesday, February 12, starting at 6:30 p.m.

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