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Manteca Recreation summer swim lesson signup starts May 9
Swim lesson
Recreational swim and aquatic classes ended earlier in 2015 than in previous years due to the addition of school days at the high schools. - photo by Journal file photo

Manteca Recreation & Community Services swim lesson registration opens May 9.

You have the option of group or private swim lessons at Lincoln Pool located on Powers Avenue across from the fire station.

Group lessons are offered on nine different skill levels with five programs designed for those 6 and older as well as four younger age specific programs for those nine months to three years, three to five years, four to six years, and six to 13 years.

There are six sessions. Four sessions cover two week periods, Monday through Thursday for eight lessons at 40 minutes each. The cost is $75 for Manteca residents and $85 for non-residents. Lessons take place at the Lincoln Park swimming pool. The upcoming sessions are June 6-16, June 20-30, July 5-14, and July 18-28. The July 5-14 session is one day shorter due to Independence Day and has the rate adjusted accordingly.

There are two one week sessions also Monday through Thursday Aug. 1-4 and Aug. 8-11 in the evenings. They have prorated fees of $38 for city residents and $48 for non-city residents.

Private one-on-one swim lessons for 9 months through adults are available at the Lincoln Park pool for $125 for residents and $135 for non-residents. It consists of four Monday through Thursday 40-minute lessons. Lessons are offered June 6 through July 28. There are two sessions available on Saturday for private lessons. One session is June 11, 18, 25, and July 2. The second session is July 9, 16, 23, and 30.  

 Registration for upcoming sessions closes at 6 p.m. the prior Thursday of the session you want your child in.

Lincoln Pool, 245 S. Powers Ave., will offer open swim June 7 through July 31. There is no open swim Mondays or Wednesdays.

Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday hours are from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday hours are 6 to 8:30 p.m. The Saturday and Sunday hours are noon to 5 p.m.

August weekend hours on Saturdays and Sundays are noon to 5 p.m.

Admission is $2 for youth 4 to 17, $3 for adults 18 to 61, $2 for seniors 62 and up while children under 4 are free.

For more information call 209-456-8600 or go to


To contact Dennis Wyatt, email