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Posted: Sunday, May 22, 2011

Pools post summer hours

Nikiski Pool (starts June 1)

Lap Swim

Tuesday-Friday: 7 a.m. -- 5 p.m., 6 p.m. -- 9 p.m.

Saturday-Sunday: 1 p.m. -- 5 p.m., 6 p.m. -- 9 p.m.

Open Swim

Tuesday-Friday: Noon -- 5 p.m., 6 -- 9 p.m.

Saturday-Sunday: 1 p.m. -- 5 p.m., 6 p.m. -- 9 p.m.

Waterslide

Tuesday-Friday: 1 p.m. -- 5 p.m., 6 p.m. -- 9 p.m.

Saturday-Sunday: 1 p.m. -- 5 p.m., 6 p.m. -- 9 p.m.

Swim Lessons

Set #1: June 7 to June 23, registration: 10 a.m., May 31

8 a.m.: Beginners and Competitive Swim Class

9 a.m.: Beginners and Intermediates

10 a.m.: Beginners and Tiny Tots (Wednesdays and Thursdays)

11 a.m.: Beginners and Advanced Beginners

Set #2: June 28 to July 14, registration: 10 a.m., June 20

8 a.m.: Beginners and Intermediates

9 a.m.: Beginners and Advanced Beginners

10 a.m.: Beginners and Tiny Tots (Wednesdays and Thursdays)

11 a.m.: Beginners

Set #3: July 19 to August 4, registration: 10 a.m., July 11

8 a.m.: Beginners and Intermediates

9 a.m.: Beginners and Advanced Beginners

10 a.m.: Beginners and Tiny Tots (Wednesdays and Thursdays)

11 a.m.: Beginners

Semi-Private Lessons: August 9 to August 18

Six 30-minute classes scheduled between 8 a.m. and noon, Tuesday through Thursday.

Competitive Swim Class: June 7 to June 24

8 a.m. to 9 a.m., Tuesday through Friday.

Jr. Lifeguard Class: June 29 to July 15

8 a.m. to 10 a.m., Wednesday through Friday

For participants 11- to 14-years-old

Costs*

General Swim (1 year - 60 years old): $4.00

Waterslide (1 year & older): $7.00

Senior Citizen General Swim: $2.00

* -- Property-owners in service area pay reduced rates.

For more information contact Nigel at 776-8800.

Kenai Pool (Starts June 6)

Lap swim: 6:30-8:00 a.m., Monday to Friday

Open swim: 1:00 - 2:45 p.m., Monday to Friday

Piranha Swim Team: 8:00-10:00 a.m., Monday to Friday

Swim Lessons - Red Cross Certified

Session I: June 6 to June 17

Session II: June 20 to July 1

Session III: July 5 to July 15

Session IV: July 18 to July 29

Session V: August 1 to August 5

Lesson times:

10:00 a.m.-- 10:40 a.m.

10:45 a.m. -- 11:25 a.m.

11:30 a.m. -- 12:10 a.m.

12:15 p.m. -- 12:55 p.m.

12:15 p.m. -- 12:45 p.m. (3- and 4-year-olds)

Private Lesssons: 3:00-3:30 p.m., 3:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Costs

Lap swim/ Open swim: $4

Punch card: $35/10 swims

For more information call the pool at 283-7476.

Soldotna Pool

Lap swim: 6 -- 9 a.m., Monday to Friday; 6 -- 7 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Swim lessons: 10 a.m. -- 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. -- 6 p.m., Monday to Friday

Open swim: 3 -- 4 p.m., Monday to Friday

Water aerobics: 6 --7 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday.

For more information call 262-7419

Skyview Pool

Lap swim: 7:30 -- 10:30 a.m., Monday to Friday; 3:30 -- 5:30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Open swim: 3:30 -- 5:30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Water aerobics: 7:30 --10:30 a.m., Monday to Friday; 3:30 -- 4:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday

Independent Physical Therapy: 3:30 -- 4:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday

Water volleyball/waterpolo: 4:30 -- 6 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday

Lessons: 11 a.m. -- 1:55 p.m., Monday to Friday

Private lessons: 2:30 -- 3:30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Adult lessons: 5:30 -- 6:30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Admission is $4/person, or $35 for a punch card with ten visits.

For more information call 262-3905.

Air fair and poker run coming

The 11th Annual Kenai Peninsula Air Fair and Poker Run will be Saturday, June 4. The event kicks off in the MARC Hangar at the Soldotna Airport with the EAA breakfast and Poker Run registration from 8 -- 11 a.m. The activities move to the Kenai Municipal Airport from 1 -- 3 p.m. with a barbecue, poker prize presentation, and static displays of military, commercial and general aviation aircraft. Live music will be provided by the USAF Band of the Pacific with a special Military Appreciation Ceremony at 2 p.m. The whole day is dedicated to aviation and aviation safety on the Kenai Peninsula. Public is invited to all activities. For information call 283-7951 or 262-4672.

Hospice child bereavment camp applications available

Hospice of the Central Peninsula's Camp Mend-A-Heart applications are now available at the Hospice office. Call Hospice at 262-0453 for more information. Camp Mend-A-Heart is a free bereavement camp for children ages 6-12. Camp is at Solid Rock Bible Camp on August 8 -- 10. Limited space available.



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