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Harvey West Pool Programs

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SUMMER 2019 - Instructional Pool Open March through October for Lessons

Rec SwimHarvey West Pool
275 Harvey West Blvd.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 420-6140

Lap Pool open June 8 - August 18, 2019 for lessons, recreation swim, and water exercise.

DISCOUNT PASSES  - Passes are only available for purchase in person at the Parks & Recreation Administration Office at 323 Church Street.

LAP SWIM - Monday - Friday 11:00 am - 2:30  pm; Tuesday & Thursday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm; Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm. COST: $5.00; 12 passes - Residents $50; Non-Residents $55: Seniors $45.

WATER FITNESS - Tuesday and Thursday 11:30 am; Deep-water workout, shallow lane stretches. COST: $6.00; 12 passes - Residents $58; Non-Residents $65.

REC SWIM - Monday - Saturday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm; Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm. COST: $4.00 per person or $12.00 for family of four; 12 passes - Residents $40; Non-Residents $44; Seniors $36.

Instructional Pool is open for Swim Lessons and Birthday Parties. Call 831-722-3500.

JIM BOOTH SWIM SCHOOL has taught thousands of people to swim in Santa Cruz County for over 40 years. Lessons are taught in 94-degree water so swimmers are warm and relaxed. Our specially trained teachers have high expectations and unique techniques to guide our students to be Super Swimmers! Note that changing rooms are not available. There are restrooms near the pool in the park. 

Weekday Lessons (see Class Descriptions below): 2 days per week Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday. 4 students maximum. Cost: $128 plus $22 per year registration fee

Saturday Lessons: Saturdays. 4 students maximum. Cost: $76 plus $22 per year registration fee

Class Descriptions:
LITTLE OTTERS – For parents and babies from 4 months to 2 ½ years old. We follow a gentle approach to encourage their natural enthusiasm. Your baby benefits from the bonding and trust of this family-oriented class.

SEA OTTERS – This class, for the beginning 2 ½ - 4 year-old, introduces the beginning skills that are the building blocks of swimming; this leads to comfort and confidence in swimming.

SEA HORSES – For any child already going underwater and can float on their front and back. They develop arm stroke and the ability to swim a short distance.

SEALS – Perfect their arm stroke, work on side breathing, backstroke, and strength and builds confidence.

AQUAPHOBICS – A second chance for those adults who have never learned to swim….a fun way to become an aquatic wonder! 

TO REGISTER call Jim Booth at 831-722-3500