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BACK FROM NORTH FLORIDA, WPBFR ASST. CHIEF BLOOMFIELD TO SHARE INSIGHTS FROM HURRICANE MICHAEL

The City of West Palm Beach has deployed a total of 31 employees from WPBFR, Public Utilities, and Fleet to North Florida to provide support in the areas of preparedness, rescue and recovery.

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MAYOR MUOIO, CITY OF WEST PALM BEACH TO RECOGNIZE UNITY WEEK

Mayor Muoio will officially declare the week Unity Week with a proclamation at a meeting of the City Commission at City Hall on October 22, 2018 at 5 p.m.

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Warren Hawkins Aquatic Center
Address: 1501 N. Australian Avenue
Phone: (561) 804-4961
Aquatics Supervisor: Andrew Van Otteren, EMT–B, IT, AFO
avanotteren@wpb.org

Come feel the sun on your face and enjoy the beauty of our outdoor space. Warren Hawkins Aquatic Center is a full-service facility where everyone from kids to adults can come to swim, splash, and learn.

Open and Lap Swim*
*hours may change based on demand
Fall 2018 Operating hours are effective August 13, 2018 - November 20, 2018. This Facility is closed after November 20, 2018.
Fall Hours: Monday and Wednesday: 3:30 PM – 7:00 PM
  Saturday: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: Closed
 
Admission Fees: $1.00 15 years old and under
  $2.00 Residents, 16 years old and over
  $2.50 Non-residents, 16 years old and over

General Pool Information
The Aquatic Center is an eight–lane, 25 meter facility with two deep water slides, a wading pool, and a spalsh pad that is accessible from the pool deck and the park. The facility provides shaded areas and places for families to gather and take a break from their swimming. The facility is fully accessible and offers programming for all ages and abilities. Some programs include: Learn to Swim, Water Fitness, Swim Team, and American Red Cross Classes.

Learn to Swim Program

The best thing anyone can do to stay safe in and around the water is to learn to swim. Drowning remains the second–leading cause of injury–related death for children ages 1 to 12 years old. The courses listed below are based on a combination of age, skills, and completion of pre–requisites. If you are unsure of the proper level, please contact us to schedule a free assessment of your child's skills.

Parent and Child Courses: 6 months through approximately 3 years old
Preschool Courses: 3 to 5 years of age
Youth Courses: 6 to 16 years of age
Adult Courses: 16 years of age and up
 
The City of West Palm Beach is partnered with the Drowning Prevention Coalition of Palm Beach County. The Drowning Prevention Coalition offers vouchers for FREE learn to swim classes. Please call (561) 616-7068 for information.
 
   
 Drowning Prevention Coalition of
Palm Beach County
American Red Cross National Drowning
Prevention Alliance
USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash