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Valorie Coleman
Public Relations Director
College of the Ozarks
Point Lookout, MO 65726
Office: (417) 690-2212

March 04, 2019

College of the Ozarks Aquatics Department offers swim lessons

POINT LOOKOUT, MO. — The College of the Ozarks Aquatics Department will offer swimming lessons this spring in the College pool. Lessons are limited to ages three to 15 years and are part of the American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program. The dates for the classes are March 25 through April 4.

Participants will be divided into groups based on their abilities.

·         Preschool Aquatics, ages three to four years, will take place from 5-5:25 p.m., March 25-28 and April 1-4. A $40 fee is required for this program. Two-year-olds may be admitted based on their skill level.

·         Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Aquatics, ages five to 15 years. Two sessions will be offered. The first session will be held from 5:25-6:10 p.m. and the second session from 6:15-7 p.m.; Monday through Thursday, March 25-April 4. A $60 fee is required for this program.

To pre-register your child, email your name, participant(s) name, age, time preference, swim level, and phone number to the Fitness Center at or call (417) 690-2353. Enrollment is limited; pre-register as soon as possible.

About College of the Ozarks

College of the Ozarks is a private, Christian, liberal arts college, located in Point Lookout, Missouri, on a 1,000-acre campus. Christian values, hard work, and financial responsibility comprise the fundamental building blocks of the “Hard Work U.” experience. The College earns numerous accolades yearly, including No. 1 Most Innovative School in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report for 2019 and No. 1 Best Bang for the Buck by Washington Monthly. To achieve its vision, the College pursues academic, vocational, Christian, patriotic, and cultural goals. These goals are mirrored in School of the Ozarks, a laboratory school that completes the K-college model.

The Keeter Center — the College’s award winning lodge, restaurant, and conference facility — was ranked a Top Small Hotel in the U.S. by TripAdvisor for 2019. It features historic lodging, fine dining, and meeting rooms. With more than 350 student workers, it is the largest workstation on campus. Follow College of the Ozarks at or on Twitter @CofOHardWorkU.


03.04.19 – Abigail Wiley


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