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About Pool Activities

Duluth Community Education provides public access to pool facilities with open swims, swim lessons, and pool rentals. The aquatics program also includes water aerobics, scuba diving, kayaking, specialty training and after school swim teams in the middle school. The pools are operated 11 months of the year.


Ordean East Community School

Monday Evenings 9/18-12/11 TIME: 6:45 PM-8:15 PM

Lincoln Park Middle School

Wednesday Evenings 10/4-11/8 TIME: 7:30 PM-8:30 PM 

11/15-12/13 TIME: 6:45 PM-8:15 PM

COST: $4 or Punch Cards Available from the Lifeguard (10 Punches for $30). Lifeguard supervised. All ages welcome. Perfect for families and groups. There will be special designated lap swim lanes. Balls, water wings, toys, and noodles are not allowed. Bring your own suit and towel. Family locker room area available.

NOTE: Please let us know in advance if you will be bringing a large group (8+). 218-336-8760.

Ordean East Middle School aquatics facility located at 2900 East 4th St., Duluth, MN. Please enter from the parking lot in the rear of the school building off N. Hawthorne Rd. 

Lincoln Park Middle School located at 3215 W 3rd St., Duluth, MN. Please park in the rear parking lot..

Questions? Please call 218-336-8760.

Lake Superior Swim Club



Registration for Youth Swim Lessons is easy and secure.

  1. Go to www.lsscaquatics.comand click on Swim Lessons.
  2. Set up your own secure personal account using your Visa or MasterCard, checks are not accepted.
  3. Be sure to remember your password for future online registration.

The Fine Print

Online registration is required

Classes fill FAST and are filled on a first come first serve basis, please register early

Scholarships are available for those eligible for ISD 709’s Free or Reduced Lunch Program

Classes are subject to change

Questions or scholarship information?

Contact Howie Leathers at

YOUTH SWIM LESSONS - $65 per student*

Bring your own suit and towel.


2900 East 4th Street-Duluth: Please Park in the lot off Hawthorne


3215 West 3rd Street-Duluth: Please Park in the UPPER lot

Adult viewing available at balcony level. Parents are not allowed on the pool deck

Six lessons, approximately 30 minutes

Designed as fun water time for children 6 months to 4 years. An adult must accompany each child in the pool. Includes games, songs, and pre-swimming skills. Each swimmer must have their own suit (or swim diaper) plus a towel. 

Scholarships Are Available for the Lincoln Park Lessons. Contact Howie Leathers at for more the specifics.

Aquatics Programs and open swims are offered in partnership with the Lake Superior Swim Club (LSSC). For more information about LSSC and to register for youth swim lessons, please visit


Featured Courses

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    Scuba (PADI) Certified

    Course includes classroom and in-water skill development with a PADI instructor and text, equipment and air. Bring your own mask, snorkel and fins to each class. Come take the first step to enjoying the fascinating underwater world of SCUBA. Additional SCUBA text, equipment and fees paid to the instructor. Minimum age 12. Call 624-7285 or stop by Lake Superior Divers Supply, 3028 West 3rd Street, Duluth, for additional information.
  • Beginning Scuba Diving

    Instructor: Jorie Strunk This class is for beginners, ages 12 and up. Classroom and pool time will give you the knowledge and skills to make the open water dives required for certification. The four dives required for certification are not part of the class fee. All equipment is provided including mask, fins and snorkel. There is an additional equipment fee of $125 payable to the instructor for equipment use and materials. Come prepared to swim.