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Swim classes offered
Published June 24

Clearwater offering swim lessons

Clearwater offers American Red Cross certified swim lessons from parent/child classes up to adult level swim lessons. Lessons are held twice a week for four weeks, and are 30 minutes long. Swim lessons are taught by trained instructors in the Long Center’s heated indoor pool, or outside in the pools at Morningside Recreation Complex, Ross Norton Recreation Center and North Greenwood Recreation Center. Thanks to a donation from the Long Center Foundation, beginner group lessons including parent and child, level 1 and level 2 classes are $10 for the eight-lesson session for all children. Registration for the next session begins at 7:30 a.m. Saturday. Participants can register online at webtrac.myclearwater.com or call the recreation center of your choice for information. For information, visit MyClearwaterParks.com.

USCG offers safe boating program

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 78 has a 12-week repeating cycle of safe boating program meetings every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Warren Webster Building, 1500 Pass-a-Grille Way, St. Pete Beach. Participants can start at any point in the cycle, but must arrive the first time at 6:30 p.m. to register. Included in the program are detailed and illustrated materials that cover a variety of topics. The program costs $45 per participant for 12 weeks, or $60 for couples sharing materials.Call (727) 367-1409, (727) 360-4846 or (727) 865-2226.

Contact Monique Welch at mwelch@tampabay.com or Follow @mo_unique_.

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