Swimming Lessons Offered at Atkinson Pool in Henderson

Henderson's Atkinson Park Pool will host swim lessons for children age 6 and older starting on Monday.

Two sessions will be offered in three different skill levels.

The three levels are:

Level 1
Water Exploration: The objective is to help student feel comfortable in the water and enjoy the water safely.     

Level 2
Primary Skills: Students learn the fundamentals skills of swimming. Students learn to float without support and learn the beginning of locomotion skills. Students must be able to demonstrate all Level 1 skills before enrolling.

Level 3
Stroke Readiness: The objective is to build on Level 2 skills. Students will learn the front and back crawl. Introduction of the elementary backstroke and fundamentals of treading water are included. Students must be able to demonstrate all Level 2 skills before enrolling.

The cost is $30 per session.

Lessons take place from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m., and are taught by trained lifeguards.

  • Session 1 runs from Monday, June 19, to Friday, June 23.
  • Session 2 runs from Monday, June 26, to Friday, June 30.

Fridays will be used as make up-days for rain or cancelation.

To sign up for swim lessons, call Atkinson Park Pool at (270) 826-2049.

The pool is located at 1813 N. Elm Street in Henderson,


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