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  • Firefighters' donation provides free swim lessons for Catalina residents

    Jun 09, 2014 | Read More News
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    Residents of Catalina can apply for free swimming lessons at the Catalina Community Center Pool, 16562 N. Oracle Road, thanks to a generous donation from the North Tucson Firefighter Association in partnership with the pool.

    Pima County swim lessonsSwim lesson scholarship applications are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Golder Ranch Fire Administration Office, 3885 E. Golder Ranch Drive. The office is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. The completed scholarship application must be taken to the Catalina Pool to receive the free lessons. (See attached flier.)

    Session III of swimming lessons at Pima County pools begins Monday, July 7. Session IV begins Monday, July 21.

    Registration for Sessions III and IV begins at 7:30 a.m. Friday, June 27, at your local pool and continues during open hours. You may register for both Session III and IV at that time.

    Lessons cost $20 for a two-week session (8 classes). Classes are available for children as young as 6 months. For specific class offerings and times, please call your local pool.

    If three or more lessons are cancelled in any given session due to lightning or mechanical malfunction, lessons will continue past August 1.

    For other information about Pima County pools, including addresses, phone numbers and swim team opportunities, please visit the Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation Pools and Splash Pads website.