Hey Rookie Pool hours and activities

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Photo: L.A. Dept. of Recreation and Parks

Have you visited the newly restored Hey Rookie Pool yet? The pool will be open year-round and is ready for the public to use.

Several activities have already started besides the daily open swim — lap swimming, youth and adult swim lessons (group, semi-private, and private) and adult aquacize. For ages 7–17 there is a swimming team and synchronized swimming team. Ages 10–17 can join the Junior Lifeguard program to learn some valuable skills.

View the full schedule and pricing below:

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Santa to visit the Corner Store tonight

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Tonight at The Corner Store, Santa Claus arrives at 5:30 pm. He and his elves will be greeting children until 7:30 pm. Expect snow in the forecast!

At 7:00 pm, join the caroling around the neighborhood. Bring your flashlights and jingle bells.

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Olguin pool opening for the summer

Olguin Pool summer hours

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The Olguin pool at San Pedro High School’s Olguin campus will be open for the summer starting Saturday, June 11. The pool will be open through August 14 thanks to a partnership between LAUSD and the City of L.A.’s Recreation and Parks Department.

To learn about admission prices and which lessons and programs will be available, download the complete pool schedule here.

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Look who has a new website!

White Point Elementary School entrance

White Point Elementary School in the Palisades has a new website Check it out at http://whitepointes-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com. They will be hosting their spring open house Friday, March 18 at 5:30pm. See the website for details.

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San Pedro High School modernization plans

SPHS construction flyer

Learn about the proposed plans to modernize San Pedro High School this Friday, November 13 at 6:00 pm at the San Pedro High School (flagship campus) auditorium.

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Sidewalk Chalk Contest fundraiser

The Corner Store

The Corner Store will be hosting the 8th Annual Sidewalk Chalk Contest and Soda Tasting, a benefit for White Point Elementary School.

DATE: Saturday, September 19, 2015
TIME: 11:00am – 2:00pm
DONATION: $10 (supplies included)

CALL (832-2424) for more info. Pre-registrations appreciated.

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Seal Day today!

Seal Day Flyer

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There will be plenty of entertainment over at the Marine Mammal Care Center (MMCC) today from 11am to 4pm — live music, crafts & games, vendors, movie screenings and more.

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Olguin Pool to open this weekend

Olguin Pool Public Opening Invitation

This Saturday the public is invited to the public opening of the Olguin Pool.

This Saturday June 13 is the long awaited public opening of the Olguin Pool. The public is invited to attend the ceremonies starting at 12:30pm. Council District 15 Councilman Joe Buscaino, LAUSD Board President Dr. Richard Vladovic and representatives from the Department of Recreation and Parks and Kaiser Permanente are scheduled to be in attendance.

Lap swimming and recreational swimming are available for individual entry fees ($1-3.50) or multiple-use passes ($10–87.50). Pool activities will also include novice swim and diving teams, junior lifeguard training, and private, semi-private and group swim lessons for children and adults. See the schedule below. Continue reading

San Pedro Shred returns

Third Annual San Pedro Shred: Festival of SK8 is back.

Third Annual San Pedro Shred: Festival of SK8 is back. Click image to view larger.

The 3rd Annual San Pedro Shred: Festival of SK8 will be held at the Gaffey Street Lookout Point on Sunday, June 7, 2015 from 10am to 4pm. Wheels will be turning and bands will be playing.

Gaffey Street will be closed from 32nd Street to Shepard starting at 7am until 7pm so plan ahead!

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SPHS modernization project meeting to be held June 3

SPHS modernization meeting flyer

SPHS modernization meeting. Click on image to enlarge.

The LAUSD Board of Education has identified San Pedro High School (SPHS) to be one of its initial new comprehensive modernization projects.

There will be a project planning meeting on Wednesday, June 3 at 6:00 pm SPHS to share knowledge of the project and gather community input. Parent, neighbors, and community stakeholders are invited to attend.

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