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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.

Winter/Spring 2023 - OPEN SWIM INFORMATION

Ordean East Community School


          1/23 - 5/22 (no swim 2/20, 4/10)

6:45 PM-8:00 PM                                

Lincoln Park Community School


          1/3 - 5/23 (no swim 2/21, 4/11)

          6:30 PM-7:30 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

Youth Swim Lessons

The Ordean East Lessons Run from January 14-February 25. Registration closed on January 13.

The Lincoln Park Swim Lessons Run from March 25-May 6.

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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    Abs & Aqua Fitness

    Instructor: Jolane Sundstrom CORRECTION: CLASS RUNS JANUARY 26 - MARCH 30 A safe, complete floor stretching and water aerobics workout. Floor exercises in the locker commons on main floor for 25 minutes, followed by 50 minutes of pool aerobics. A peaceful approach to a relaxing but vigorous workout. Feel your best gaining strength and stamina! Bring (or wear) swimsuit, towel and a mat for floor exercise. Some pilates, stretching, toning, balance and strengthening exercise. Enjoy the company of some fine women ages 20 - 80. No class: 2/14,2/16,2/21,2/23,4/11,4/13.
  • Beginning Scuba Diving

    Instructor: Jorie Strunk This class is for beginners, ages 12 and up(students under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian). 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 equipment fee of $125 payable to the instructor for equipment use and materials. No class 2/22.