Aug 23, 2016
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As part of a national program that aims to save lives, Richmond Swims is offering low-cost adult swim lessons at the Richmond Plunge starting next month.

The “Swimming Saves Lives” program starts Sept. 6 with sessions that run twice weekly for three weeks for a total of six lessons. The cost is just $15 total, and free for Richmond city employees, and includes a swim cap.

The lessons are small group, maximum of 6 students per instructor.

The program, in its third year, is funded by a grant from the US Masters Swimming Saves Lives Foundation.


September 6th – September 22nd
October 4th – October 20th

With multiple available lesson times:
Tu,Th: 11-12am
Tu,Th: 6-7pm

For more information, visit here.


  1. Why aren’t these programs at Kennedy? Every time they offer a low-cost program it is not in the most-needy community. Why?

    Fatima | Oct 18th, 2016

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