GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — The 3rd annual Free Community Swim Lesson Week will be held at the Kilpatrick Athletic Center pool at Bard's College at Simon's Rock from April 8 through 12.
Lessons will be held Monday through Friday with three lesson times available each session: 4:00-4:30 p.m., 4:45-5:15 p.m. and 5:30-6:00 p.m. Classes will be available for children 5-13 years old and all adults.
This year the lessons will focus on non-swimmers, children with basic skills and those who have never had lessons before. Limited space will be available for children wanting to work on stroke development.
The Simon's Rock PaceMakers Masters Swim Team will also offer adult lessons at the same time as the kid's lessons. If you are an adult who is fearful of the water, can swim but have trouble breathing, or just want help perfecting your strokes, adult swim lessons are a great opportunity to take it to the next step.
Last year the lessons were very popular and participation is expected to double this year.
To register for either the children or adult lessons, you must come to the Kilpatrick Athletic Center and fill out all appropriate forms. Registration will begin on March 25 and end on April 6 or when the classes fill up. For more information, call 413-528-7777.