New location announced for Summer Aquatics Program

ATASCADERO — The City of Atascadero announced a new partnership with Kennedy Club Fitness, who will now offer the City’s annual Summer Aquatics programs at the Kennedy facility in Atascadero. All City sponsored summer aquatics lessons, classes and Family Swim will be held this summer at the Kennedy Club Fitness pool, and you do not have to be a member to enjoy the swim programs; Kennedy Club will honor the same rate and program to Atascadero City residents, the only difference is a new pool location. These City of Atascadero Summer Aquatics Program swim classes are valid at the Atascadero Kennedy Club location only and are not interchangeable with other club locations.
Kennedy Club Fitness will offer a “Splash Into Summer” event on Saturday, May 12 from noon to 4 p.m., and will provide information on lessons and programs along with tours and specials. A free family swim from noon to 4 p.m., refreshments and an opportunity to sign up for upcoming youth summer camps, swim lessons and more and a one-day sale promotion. All Kennedy Club Fitness locations, including Paso Robles and Arroyo Grande are offering a free ‘locals’ guest day and a one-day ‘pop-up’ membership special for new and renewing members.
Kennedy Club Fitness is located at 3534 El Camino Real in Atascadero. For access to the event, park at the Aquatic Center entrance, which is located just north of the Club’s Colony Plaza main entrance, and check in at the Pool Tower. Kennedy will be handling all swim registrations on-site at the Club. Once the City’s summer classes end, participants can elect to register for future swim classes for the same reduced rate offered to Club members.
Aquatics Scholarships are available for qualifying families, and forms can be picked up and returned to the Colony Park Community Center located at 5599 Traffic Way in Atascadero. For information on the Aquatics program, visit or; or call Kennedy at 466-6775 and ask for the Pool Tower; or send an email to
In addition to Aquatics, the City’s summer activities include a wide variety of options for ALL AGES, including Lego Engineering Camp, Scooter Camp at A-Town Park, Robotics Camp, Art Discovery Camp, Video Game Design Camp, Volleyball Camp, Pickleball Camp, Babysitting Class, Chess Camp, Drama Shakespeare Camps and more. All of the City’s summer camp activities will open for online registration beginning on Wednesday, May 9 at 8 a.m. The Summer Recreation Guide will be delivered starting on Thursday, May 10, or pick up a free copy at the Colony Park Community Center, City Hall, Chamber of Commerce or the Atascadero Library.
The Colony Park Community Center registration desk is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Online registration is available 24-7.  Check out the Facebook page at For more information visit or call (805) 470 - 3360. For Kennedy Club contact your neighborhood club for details or go to

Photo caption: Junior lifeguards taking a break underwater. (Contributed photo)


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