Summer swim programs available
The Alameda Recreation and Park Department is offering its “Learn to Swim” program this summer at Emma Hood and Encinal swim centers. The department has programs for tiny tots with parents, children ages 3-15 and teens and adults 16 and over.
Program offerings include both group and private swim lessons. Adult lap swim and recreational swim will also be offered at each location. For information on schedules and fees, visit ARPD’s website.
The department will also offer an open water scuba certification course from June 1-22. Sessions will be from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, with an open water dive scheduled for June 26-27 in Monterey. The cost of the course is $350. More information about the course requirements is available online or by calling 747-7529.