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Free Open Swim

The community is invited to attend our Free Open Swim sessions, NO registration is required!

Children 7 years of age and under must be accompanied and supervised in the water by a responsible adult. Participants must bring a towel, suit, and swim cap. Swim caps are available for purchase at pool for $2.

Open SwimBay View High School

  • Twilight Center Swim (For teens and for Parents/Guardians with their children)
  • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays
  • Sept. 9 - Dec. 18: 6:05-8:30 p.m.

Gaenslen School

  • Family Swim
  • Wednesdays
  • Sept. 25 - Nov. 13: 6:45-8:15 pm

MacDowell Montessori School

  • Family Swim
  • Saturdays
  • Sept. 21 - Nov. 9: 3:15-4:15 pm

Milwaukee High School of the Arts

  • Community Free Swim
  • Tuesdays
  • Sept. 24 - Dec. 17 6:45-8 p.m.

North Division High School

  • Twilight Center Swim (For teens and for Parents/Guardians with their children)
  • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays
  • Aug. 12 - Dec. 18: 6:05-8:30 pm

Pulaski High School

  • Twilight Center Swim (For teens and for Parents/Guardians with their children)
  • Saturdays
  • Aug. 17 - Dec. 14: 6:05-8:30 p.m.

South Division High School

  • Twilight Center Swim (For teens and for Parents/Guardians with their children)
  • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays
  • Aug. 12 - Dec. 18: 6:05-8:30 pm
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  Height Requirements (6-14 years old)

Students must meet the listed minimum height for each pool.  Children not able to stand in the shallow end of the pool should be enrolled in a Tiny-Tot or Advanced Tiny-Tot class where a parent/guardian must accompany the child in the water.

Gaenslen 36”
Bay View 42”
MHSA 48”
Hamilton 48”
Obama 48”
Riverside 48”
South Division 48”
Vincent 48”

  Water Temperature

Normal water temperature is 78–82 degrees.  The only exception is Gaenslen therapy pool which ranges 86-89 degrees.

  Locker Rooms

Participants may bring a padlock for lockers. All swim gear must be removed after each class. Children of the opposite sex, five years of age or under may accompany a parent in the locker room. Children ages six and above are expected to use their designated locker room — males in the boys’ and females in the girls’ locker rooms.

Contact

Phone: 414-647-6050
Swim@MilwaukeeRecreation.net

Sign Up!

The listed swimming opportunities on this page are free for the community, but you can also register for a variety of swim programs for all ages using the link below!

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