Sign-ups for free swim lessons slated

PARKERSBURG – American Red Cross Mid-Ohio Valley Chapter sign-up for free youth Learn-to-Swim lessons will be 9-11 a.m. June 1 at Southwood Park Pool. Children must be at least 43 inches tall and must have completed kindergarten. A parent or guardian together with the child must attend for the child to be enrolled. Those unable to attend sign-up on Saturday should call American Red Cross at 304-485-7311, ext. 7103, to have name placed on a waiting list in the event there remains class openings.

Classes for both youth and adults will be held Monday through Friday July 8-19. Youth classes are held at Southwood Park Pool in the morning and adult classes will be held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Those 13 and older wishing to take adult lessons at Southwood Park Pool should call 304-485-7311, ext. 7103, and leave their name and phone number. Learn-To Swim lessons are provided free through the sponsorship of the City of Parkersburg and donors.