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City of Modesto, California News Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Sandy Wolfe, (209) 577-5340
Release Date: Tuesday, July 8, 2014, 11:00 AM

Final Session of Summer Swim Classes

According to the Center for Disease Control, approximately 10 people drown every day in the U.S. and more than on ein five fatal drowning victims are children younder than 14. Protect yourself and your kids by learning to swim.  The City of Modesto Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department’s summer Aquatic programs last session of summer swim classes begins on July 14! Learn to swim, improve your skill, or learn something new in the water! There are a variety of classes to choose from for all skill levels and interests! 


Swim Lessons for Children and Adults

Spring Board Diving

Aqua Camps

Adult Water Exercise & Adult Lap Swim

Senior/Disabled Swim

Daily Public Recreational Swim


Instructors and Lifeguards are American Red Cross certified.  Register in person at the Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department office, 1010 Tenth Street, Suite 4400, or online at  For more information, refer to the summer 2014 Activity Guide at or call (209) 577-5344. 


Interested in swimming but not looking for instruction? The City of Modesto Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department offers Public Recreational Swim From June 14-July 26 (Pool Closed July 4); Monday through Saturday, 1-4 pm.

Pools located at:

Davis High School Pool: 1200 W. Rumble Road

Downey High School Pool: 1000 Coffee Road


Youth 17 & under  $1.00

Adult                  $2.00

Senior (62+)        $1.25

Disabled              $1.25


Due to maintenance issues, Johansen Pool will not be open this summer.  Look for it next year.