OP Aquatics to Offer After-School Swim, Lifeguarding Classes

Take a dip in the pool after school with Ocean Pines Aquatics’ newest swim program.

The After-School Family Fun Swim will run every Tuesday and Thursday March 17-May 14 from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Sports Core Pool, located at 11143 Cathell Road in Ocean Pines.

The cost for children ages 5-15 is $2 for Ocean Pines residents and $3 for non-residents.  The adult rate is $3 for residents and $4 for non-residents.  Admission is free for children ages 4 and under and for non-swimming adults.

And for kids who are interested in keeping other swimmers safe, Ocean Pines Aquatics will offer two lifeguarding training opportunities at the Sports Core Pool.

A four-session Red Cross lifeguarding class will be offered March 27-29 and April 3.  This course will provide the training for individuals to become American Red Cross-certified lifeguards.

The fee is $275 for residents and $325 for non-residents.  Class graduates may qualify for a full tuition waiver if employed by Ocean Pines Aquatics.  To register, call the Sports Core at 410-641-5255.

Ocean Pines Aquatics will also host a one-day junior lifeguard program on Saturday, April 11 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Participants ages 8 and up will learn lifeguarding skills, play games, visit the local fire department and more.

The cost of the program is $75 per person, which includes a t-shirt, whistle, first aid kit and lunch.  Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  To register, call the Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Department at 410-641-7052 or the Sports Core at 410-641-5255.

For more information about any of these programs, contact the Ocean Pines Aquatics Department at 410-641-5255.  Information regarding additional Ocean Pines aquatics programs, including an online version of the Ocean Pines Winter 2015 Activity Guide, is available at www.OceanPines.org.


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