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Aquatics Programs Information
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Year-Round Pools
MLK, Jr. Pool 
155 Jackson St. - Ph: (843) 724-7346
Pool Manager: Basir Robertson
Pool Schedule
April 14-19
April 21-26
W.L. Stephens Aquatic Center
780 W. Oak Forest Drive - Ph: (843) 769-8261
Pool Manager: Tiffany Taylor
Pool Schedule
April 14-19
April 21-26
Aquatics Manager: Jennifer Ayers-Millar (843) 795-5756 
  Seasonal Pools
Herbert Hasell Pool
265 Fishburne St. - Ph: (843)724-7344
Pool Manager: Harleston Ashby
 James Island Pool
1088 Quail Dr. - Ph: (843) 795-5678
Pool Manager: Freddy Lentz

 City-Wide Pool Rules
Click here to view all pool rules

 Swim Lessons
Spring 2013
Registration begins: January 6, 2014 at 9am
Winter/Spring Sessions I, II & III
Session I Feb 4 – 27
Session II March 4 – March 27
Session III April 1– April 24
Download the swim lesson application
here.
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The City Of Charleston Recreation Department is now a proud partner of Make a Splash!
Make a Splash is the national child-focused water safety initiative of the USA Swimming Foundation, which aims to provide the opportunity for every child in America to learn to swim. Make a Splash partners with learn-to-swim providers and water safety advocates across the country to provide swimming lessons and educate children and their families on the importance of learning how to swim. The USA Swimming Foundation has invested millions of dollars to provide grants to qualified Local Partner learn-to-swim programs, to spread national awareness, and to bring together strategic partners to end drowning.  To date, nearly 2 million children have received the lifesaving gift of swim lessons through our Make a Splash Local Partner network, comprised of more than 600 qualified lesson providers across the nation. To learn more, visit
www.makeasplash.org
.


Class Descriptions
*Please sit on the bleachers while waiting for your lesson to start or while watching your child’s lesson. For safety reasons, we cannot allow recreational swimming during our lessons, so please exit the pool immediately after the lesson. We limit class size to six (6) in the beginner classes and eight (8) in the advanced classes. Children in the Parent/Tot classes must wear swim diapers with a bathing suit over it.
Parent and Child (6 MOS. - 3 YRS)
Parent participation is mandatory.
Swim diaper & bathing suit required.
Preschool Aquatics 1-3 (Ages 3-4)
Focus on water exploration and primary skills
development. 
NEVER-TO-LATE (ADULTS)
Beginner adult, emphasis is placed in water safety and self-help rescue skills 
Beginner (ages 5 and up)
Introduction and fundamentals.
Intermediate (ages 6 and up) 
 Stroke Development and Improvement
 Advanced (ages 6 and up) 
 Stroke Refinement
 STROKE SCHOOL
Our coaching staff is available to offer individual and small group stroke development for those interested in moving into competitive swimming or improving specific techniques. Contact coach at www.swimsmrt.com or at pool of your choice. 
INDIVIDUAL
$20 a person/30 minutes.
Call individual pools to request a lesson. Based on availability. 
 
 “Learn-to-Swim” Courses offered at all City of Charleston pools
FEES:
Parent-Tot: $15 ($25 Non-City Residents)
Youth: $20 ($30 Non-City Residents)
Adult: $25 ($35 Non-City Residents)
(Make-up classes will be held on alternate days as needed.) Payment only by check or money order, please.
Please note that all classes are first come first serve. Please call the pool direct to check on class availability.
Entry Fees
City Wide Pool Daily Entry Prices
Youth: $1.50/non-city $3
MLK & HH Pools; Youth .50 cents
Adult: $2/non-city $4
Senior (55 ): $1/non-city $2
 Seasonal/Annual Passes    
Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2014
Youth $50 (Non-City $100)
Adult $80 (Non-City $160)
Family $125 (Non-City $175)
Senior (55 ) $50 (Non-City $100)
Dec. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2014
Youth $37.50 (Non-City $75)
Adult $60 (Non-City $112.50)
Family $93.75 (Non-City $131.25)
Senior (55 )$37.50 (Non-City $75)
Mar 1, 2014-Aug. 31, 2014
Youth $25 (Non-City $50)
Adult $40 (Non-City $80)
Family $62.50 (Non-City )$87.50
Senior (55 ) $25 (Non-City $50