Fort Polk residents can enjoy swimming at the 25-meter pool, located on 10th Street behind the Staff Judge Advocate offices.
The 25-meter pool is open while the South Fort 50-meter pool remains closed for repairs.
Hours are 6:30-7:30 a.m. for physical training swim; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. for lap swim; Tuesdays through Fridays, 1-7 p.m. for open swim; and Saturdays and Sundays, noon-7 p.m. for open swim. The pool is closed Mondays for maintenance. Call 531-1988 for more information.
Don’t know how to swim? Does someone else in the family need lessons? Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Aquatics Program has you covered with swim lessons Tuesday through June 29 and July 17-27. Cost is $50 per session for the first Family member, $45 for the second and $40 for each additional Family member. Lessons are for ages 3 and up.
Space is limited and registration required. For details call 531-6785/1988.
Do you have children that need to improve their swimming? Child, Youth and School Services’ SKIES offers an unlimited swim camp for youth ages 3-18 at the 25-meter pool. Cost is $35 per week. Camps are as follows:
• Shark, July 10-13;
• Stingray, July 31-Aug. 3.
Times for each age group are as follows: Ages 3-7, 9:30-10:15 a.m.; ages 8-18, 10:30-11:15 a.m. For more information call 531-1955.