Park Alert

Ferry service to Georges Island will be cancelled Friday, July 12 returning on Saturday, July 13. Service to Spectacle and Peddocks islands continues to operate on the regular summer season schedule.

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Learn to Swim Program

On July 15, DCR will begin the second two-week session of its annual Learn to Swim program. The program offers free swimming lessons to children ages 4 to 12 at DCR pools in communities across Massachusetts. The lessons, which run during weekday mornings, are designed for beginner-level swimmers with a focus on water safety and learning basic swimming skills. Session three will run from July 29 to August 9. Registration for session three will open on Monday, July 15 at 7 a.m. and will close once classes at each facility are full. Registration is required and is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

For a complete list of pools offering lessons or to register, please visit the Learn to Swim website.

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