Special to Iredell Free News

The Iredell County Parks and Recreation Department is offering beginner swimming lessons at the Iredell County Recreation Center near Troutman.

Beginner swimming lessons are designed to introduce children to water; helping them to be comfortable and confident. They will develop safe water habits in a safe and fun environment.

Classes are for children ages 3 to 8.

Sessions are scheduled for Mondays from July 5 – August 16; and Wednesdays from July 7 – August 18. Class times are 10-10:30 a.m., 10:45-11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.-12 noon.

The are six classes total; there are no classes scheduled for the week of August 2.

The cost is $80 for Rec Center Members or Season Pool Pass Holders. Members are asked to call the Rec Center to receive the discount and register. The rate for non-members is $100.

To register call 704-878-3103.