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Swim Programs

Allen Park Community Services - Swim Programs

The Allen Park Community Services provides a number of water opportunities for community members of all ages! Below are the current programs being offered.



Barracuda Swim Team 


Competitive Swim Program


September 17th – November 15th


This program has been designed to give swimmers an opportunity to improve their strokes, swim competitively, and have some FUN! Swimmers will be introduced to all 4 competitive strokes and then given an opportunity to showcase their developing skills and abilities at swim meets held throughout the season. New participants will be tested on their swimming ability by the coaches at the first practice. The Barracuda Swim Team practices will begin on Monday, September 17th. Please fill out the form online and return it to the Community Services office, along with your payment (cash or check).  You do not have to be an Allen Park resident to participate in this program.  All practices will be held at the Allen Park Middle School Pool.


PRACTICE TIMES                                       FEES

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday                                $150/child

   6:00 – 7:15 pm (elementary)                                 $270/family

   7:30 – 8:45 pm (M.S. & H.S.)



Emergency Health Form
Please fill this out and take it to the pool. Your child/children cannot swim unless we have this on file at the pool. 
Swim Lessons


Swim classes will be held each Saturday for 8 weeks beginning Saturday, October 20th and ending Saturday, December 15th (with the exception of Saturday, November 24th). Classes are 45 minutes (30 minutes for Aqua Tots). All classes are taught by a certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. Please note: All students must pre-register. Class availability cannot be guaranteed unless student is pre-registered.


Swim lessons may be canceled due to emergency situations i.e. mechanical failure, or weather event. There is no refund for an emergency cancellation; however, a make-up lesson may be scheduled for the canceled class. Parents are asked to stay and watch lessons from the bench area. Swimmers are encouraged to wear goggles and proper swim attire during lessons.


All classes will be held at the Allen Park Middle School pool. Please read each level description to determine which class your child should take.  PLEASE note it on the registration form for proper placement. 




Level 1 – Beginner (limit 12)

For students with little or no previous experience in the water, this class will focus on breath control and submerging, buoyancy on front and back as well as the basics of alternating arms and leg movement on the front and back. Ages 4 and up.

Day: Saturday

Time:  10:00 – 10:45 am

Cost:   $80 per session

Level 2 - Advanced Beginner (limit 12)

This class is for students that are comfortable in the water.  We will focus on improving breath control, submerging, and buoyancy, the basics of treading water and combined arm and leg actions. Ages 4 and up.

Day: Saturday

Time:  11:00 – 11:45 am

Cost:   $80 per session


Aqua Tots – Parent/Toddler Swim Lesson (Limit 8)

Aqua Tots helps the parent and the child get used to the water and see the pool as fun! Parents work with their children on basic, introductory water skills such as blowing bubbles, kicking and floating. Ages 1-3.

*Babies must wear a swim diaper. Parents must accompany the child in the water.

Day: Saturday

Time: 9:15 – 9:45 am

Cost:   $65 per session



**Space is limited and registration will end when classes are full** 

Registration forms (with payment) will be processed in the order in which they are received. You will be notified ONLY if the class is full or canceled. Your fee must be enclosed to complete registration.

Return your Payment and completed registration form to:

Allen Park Community Services Office

14700 Moore,

Allen Park, MI 48101 

*All money is due at time of registration* 

Payments: Please pay by cash, check or money order made payable to Allen Park Public Schools.  We will not be responsible for lost cash sent in.

Returned Checks: There will be a $25 charge for any check returned by the bank as non-payable.

Refunds:  Any refund request for dropping a class must be made BEFORE THE SECOND CLASS.  A five dollar ($5) handling charge will be deducted from any refund.

Community Services

14700 Moore
Allen Park, MI 48101

313 827-2664
313 827-2661 fax

Office Hours
7:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Elizabeth Lee,
Community Services Coordinator
Sean Laura,