Special Events @ The Pool
The Great Avon Bike Parade
July 4, 2018
11:00 a.m. step-off at the Pool
(Pool open swim hours: Noon-6:00 p.m.)
It’s the City’s 3rd annual Fourth of July Bike Parade! Decorate your bike, scooter, wagon, tricycle, etc. and come celebrate America! The parade begins promptly at 11:00 a.m. at the Avon Pool. The short and safe one-mile parade features both a police and fire escort. After the parade, enjoy icy popsicles, food trucks, bounce houses and music. All participants will receive one complimentary weekday admission to the Avon Pool (Good July 4 through end-of-season).
Lorain Public Library
Story Time @ the Pool
STORY TIME: Bring the kids to the pool for Story Time! The Library will have someone on-site to read to pool patrons during rest hours from 12:45 – 2:00!
Story Time Dates:
DATES: Fridays, June 15 | July 6, 17 | August 10
Food Truck Day!
Watch for our Food Truck throughout the Summer on special event days!
Along with the great food and snacks at the pool concession stand, we’re hosting local Pizza and Ice Cream food trucks for your dining pleasure!
Swim Competitions at Avon Pool
All Summer Long!
Come cheer on the best swimmers in the area! CLICK HERE for info and details!
Swim Workouts for Adults
June 11 – Aug 29
Mondays & Wednesdays
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
(NO workout 7/4)
Shared lap lanes
$75 for the entire Summer (2 days/week) or
$50 for half Summer (1 day/week)
Or drop-in! (only $5 per workout)
The Cleveland Water Polo Club practices and scrimmages at the Avon Pool every Sunday from 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. All newcomers welcome! (Open to both men & women)
Visit www.clevelandwaterpolo.com and check the open practice schedule!
Ages 9 and older
Swim Requirement: 25 yds + ability to tread water
Class Dates: August 8 – August 18
2 sessions | 6 classes/session | 2 class levels
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday
Aug. 6, 7, 9 & Aug. 13, 14, 16
Class 9:30-10:25 Introductory
Class 10:30-11:25 Intro/Novice
Wednesday, Friday & Saturday
Aug. 8, 9, 11 & Aug. 15, 16, 18
Class 9:30-10:25 Novice
Class 10:30-11:25 Introductory
9:30 – 10:25 Class – Introductory session for beginning divers. Will cover the fundamental skills of diving- approach, hurdle, executing forward and back dives with twists & flips, entry and more.
10:30 – 11:25 Class – Novice and for those with some experience in competitive diving and/or teens. Will refine skills to improve approach, quality and degree of difficulty of dives. Introduce additional competitive dive options.
Instructor: Dennis Dyke, diving coach for two local high schools
Fee: $50 residents & pass holders; $60 non-residents
Minimum class size = 5 | Maximum class size = 12
(Class time subject to change)
Scuba Diving Camp
August 13 – 17
Friday Pool Session:
8:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Afternoon Classroom Session:
Bay Village Police Station meeting room
Certification Class for children ages 14 and older. Here’s a great opportunity to get your certification so the family can dive together! This class is taught by Just Add Water Dive Shop.
More info and registration at: Godive@justaddwaterscuba.com
We’re partnering with Liquid Lifestyles to offer private and semi-private swim lessons at selected and limited times.
Visit www.liquidlifestyles.com for information and registration.
Youth Challenge Sports uses the Avon Pool on Monday mornings to provide swimming, adapted sports and other activities for young people with physical disabilities.
Visit www.youthchallengesports.com for more information.