Learn to Swim for Free

Learn to swim for free at the Matt Dishman Pool. Portland Parks & Recreation is offering free swim lessons to the public this summer! Anyone 3 years or older qualifies for five free swim lessons for beginners June 21-25 at Dishman Pool or any of the other local PP&R neighborhood pools.  Last summer more than 3,100 Portlanders learned how to swim during the free swim lessons.

Classes are available mornings, afternoons, and evenings on a first come, first served basis. Registration is only available in-person on Saturday, June 19.   So this summer, learn to swim. It’s a lot of fun and it’s free.

Walk-In Registration:
8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, June 19
Matt Dishman Community Center Pool, 77 NE Knott

Additional beginner, intermediate, and advanced classes are also available throughout the summer at a nominal cost. Scholarship assistance is available for families in need.

Chick here for more information or call the PP&R Aquatic office at 503.823.5130.