Special Events @ The Pool

The Great Avon Bike Parade

July 4, 2019
11:00 a.m. step-off at the Pool
(Pool open swim hours:  Noon-6:00 p.m.)

It’s the City’s 4th 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
Library Card Day @ the Pool

2019 Story Time Dates:  6/21 – 7/12 – 8/2

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 – 2:15!

Your library card is your admission pass to the Avon Pool!  Just present your Lorain Public Library card at the front desk (through 3:00 p.m.) and you’ll swim for free!


Food Truck

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 host a variety of food trucks for your dining pleasure!

competitive swimmingSwim Competitions at Avon Pool

All Summer Long!  

Come cheer on the best swimmers in the area!  CLICK HERE for info and details!

Scuba Diving Camp

2019 DATES 8/12 – 8/16
Friday Pool Session:
8:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Afternoon Classroom Session:
Avon Police Station meeting room

Fee $495

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

Adult Coached Swim Workout

June 10 – Aug 28
Mondays & Wednesdays
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

$3 for Members (per workout)
$5 for Non-Members (per workout)
Pay at front desk each session.

Coached swim workouts for adults.  Conditioning, stroke drills, goal setting and more.  For adults who can swim about 500 yds or more in one hour.  For fitness or competitive swimmers and triathletes.

Advisor:  Judi Norton, Certified USMS Level 2 Coach, over 30 years experience.

Swim Technique Tune Up

June 10 – Aug 28
Mondays & Wednesdays
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

$10 members or non-members per session

Call 440-695-0695 to reserve your session.

Have a swim coach (with 30+ years experience) evaluate your swimming technique.  Coach will watch your skills and suggest modifications, offer tips and provide drills to revise and improve your technique in basic swimming skills (such as rotary breathing) or any competitive stroke(s).

Sign up in advance for an individualized 30-minute, 1-on-1 session.  Videotaping also available.

One-on-One Learn-to-Swim Lessons for ADULTS

Sunday Mornings

$10 fee (collected at the pool)
Pre-registration required to reserve your 30-minute session.  Call 440-695-0695 to reserve.

Are you one of the 52% of adults that are considered unsafe near a pool?  Did you know most of the drownings in the U.S. every year are adults?  And if you never learned to swim and have children, there is an 87% chance that your children will never learn to swim! Let’s put a stop to this!

Schedule your 30-minute, 1-on-1 swim lesson with a certified learn-to-swim instructor!  All levels welcome.

Water Polo

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!

Adapted Aquatics

Youth Challenge Sports provides swimming, adapted sports and other activities for young people with physical disabilities.

Visit www.youthchallengesports.com for more information.

Spring Board Diving Class

Ages 9 and older
Swim Requirement:  25 yds + ability to tread water

2019 Class Dates:  8/5 – 8/17
2 sessions  |  6 classes/session  |  2 class levels

Session 1
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday
2019 DATES:  8/5 – 8/6 – 8/8 – 8/12 – 8/13 – 8/15
Class 9:30-10:25 Introductory
Class 10:30-11:25 Intro/Novice

Session 2
Wednesday, Friday & Saturday
2019 DATES 8/7 – 8/9 – 8/10 – 8/14 – 8/16 – 8/17
Class 9:30-10:25 Novice
Class 10:30-11:25 Introductory

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.

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)

NEW in 2019!
Advanced Diving Class

June 24 – July 29
(55-min. sessions)

Advanced diving training for those with prior competitive lessons or competition experience.

An opportunity for divers to get more supervised training time  on the board.

Fee:   $50 residents & pass holders; $60 non-residents

Minimum class size = 5

Private Swim Lessons

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.