Registration also open for preschool aquatics programs at Cravens and swim lessons at Combest.

You’ll have FUN, FUN, FUN, spending quality time with your little one at the pool. Come and enjoy an hour of safe N sound swimming time with your toddler and help them become comfortable with the water.

This open swim time will take place at Cravens Pool on Saturday mornings beginning June 10 from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. You do not have to register for this program and cost $3.50 per visit when you attend.

These sessions are for tots’ ages from 6 months – 2 years old.

A pool staff will be there to give helpful tips if needed.

One parent/guardian per child is required to be in the water.

Swim pants or water diapers required and water toys are allowed.

Preschool Aquatics at Cravens Pool 

Splash into summer with Owensboro Parks & Recreation Department’s Pre-School Aquatics program.

Lessons begin June 12 for children 3-4 year olds.

Four week-long sessions will take place throughout the summer; the deadline to register for session 1 (June 12-16) is June 2. Classes begin at 5:00p.m. or 5:45p.m. Cost is $51 per session. Children will learn basic water skills and become comfortable in the water as they develop a readiness to swim.

Fee includes 30 minutes of instruction, 15 minutes of free swim, 2 free passes to the Edge Ice Center and free swimming on Saturdays at either pool location. During the last day of free swim the participants will get to have a Super Hero & Princess Party in the water.

Swim Lessons at Combest Pool 

Splash into summer with us at Owensboro Parks & Recreation. Learn to Swim lessons for 5 years and up will begin at Combest Pool on June 12 and run through July 28.

Four week-long sessions will take place throughout the summer. They are as follows:

  • Session 1 (June 12-16)      9:15 a.m. or 10:15 a.m.        Deadline: June 2
  • Session 2 (June 26-30)      5:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m.          Deadline: June 16
  • Session 3 (July 10-14)        9:15 a.m. or 10:15 a.m.        Deadline: June 30
  • Session 4 (July 24-28)        5:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m.          Deadline: July 14

Cost is $51 per session per person. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned swimmer, we have a class that will fit your needs. Classes range in skill levels and follow the guidelines and procedures set by the American Red Cross.

Fee includes: 45 minutes of instruction, 15 minutes of free swim (at 10:00 a.m. for morning classes and 5:45 p.m. for evening classes), 2 free passes to the Edge Ice Center and free swimming on Saturdays. In case of rain, make-up lessons are held the following week.

To register, please contact the Owensboro Parks & Recreation Department’s Administrative Center at 270-687-8700. For information visit our website at owensboroparks.org.